Melissa Ada

115 Flips | 9 Magazines | 1 Like | 4 Following | @MelissaAda | Keep up with Melissa Ada on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Melissa Ada”

9 Money Mistakes to Avoid Making in Your 20s

“Every person, and especially every entrepreneur, should embrace failure with open arms,” writes Richard Branson. “It is only through failure that we …

A prestigious NYC hospital tried to fire 30 doctors and exposed a huge problem with healthcare in America

Steven J. Corwin, the CEO of New York Presbyterian, and Dr. Lee Goldman, the dean of Columbia's medical school, mutually decided to shut down the joint-family-medicine residency program.<p>The program places trainee physicians into a community health center in upper Manhattan that focuses on family …

The Paradox of Bernie Sanders

The surge of money and enthusiasm propelling Bernie Sanders has long since trampled conventional wisdom. The question now is where that takes us.<p>Through a progressive lens, the systemic inequities Sanders eviscerates are a blistering rebuke to politics as usual. The soul -- shriveling gap between …

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

19 Kitchen Skills You Should Master By Your Mid-20s

Not judging. Just here to help.<p>It is time. Seamless is stealing your money and and your health, and one day a grownup is going to come over and you'll want to serve them something more gourmet than a half-eaten bag of Funyuns. It is time to learn how to cook for yourself, like the adult that you …

Shorter women can have shorter pregnancies, which can be a big problem | The Star

But Tuesday’s study suggests that genetic factors related to a mother’s height also shape the fetal environment and influence the length of a …

Pregnancy

I’m Latino. I’m Hispanic. And they’re different, so I drew a comic to explain. - Vox

Terry Blas is a writer/cartoonist and creator of the web series <i>Briar Hollow</i>. He is a member of Portland, Oregon's <b>Periscope Studio</b>, a powerhouse collective of more than two dozen award-winning creatives. Follow him on Twitter @terryblas and on Tumblr at terryblas.tumblr.com.<p>First Person is Vox's …

Fertility clinics destroy embryos all the time. Why aren't conservatives after them?

Last month, my husband and I signed forms donating an embryo we had conceived to medical research. Meanwhile, conservative Republicans are vowing to defund Planned Parenthood for allowing women who have abortions to make the same choice.<p>My husband and I used in vitro fertilization to conceive both …

18 Weird Things You Only Do With Your Work BFF

By Kate Bailey,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/19DIpWP<p>1. You keep g-chat perpetually on “off the record.”<p>2. You always have lunch plans. Or you have …

The Food Lab: Make Your Own Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles (and Make Your Coworkers Jealous)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Thinking back on it, I must have cooked more instant ramen than any other food in my life (with the exception, perhaps, of chocolate chip cookies). It's what I cooked when I was home alone as a kid. It was a staple that took me through college. It's what I make …

Simple ingredients. Elegant dishes.

August 17, 2018<p>The classic American breakfast all into one muffin! Just layer the bread, bacon and eggs. They are sure to be a crowd-pleaser!<p>August …

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement

30 Goals You Should Set For Yourself Before Turning Into 30s

The time between your 20s and 30s is probably the one with the most adventurous potential. The vast majority of the people focus on their careers and …

The revolting slut-shaming of Bristol Palin

<b>(AP/Todd Williamson)</b><p>Yes, she’s a hypocrite. But that doesn’t excuse the glee with which the media is reporting her pregnancy<p>Anne Thériault<p>July 2, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>Bristol Palin is pregnant again, and the first thing she wants you to know is that …

180 Websites in 180 Days: How I Learned to Code

I was never big on New Year’s resolutions, until I had a serious goal: 2013 was going to be the year I finally learned to code. And despite having no …

Life advice upon turning age 30, from the president of Y Combinator

<i>I turned 30 last week and a friend asked me if I’d figured out any life advice in the past decade worth passing on. I’m somewhat hesitant to publish this because I think these lists usually seem hollow, but here is a cleaned up version of my answer:</i><p>The days are long but the decades are short<p>1) …

These 7 apps can help you save money right away

But a number of apps are taking a swipe at making it a lot easier.<p>These smartphone apps will help you track your expenses and save lots of money.

10 apps that will make your life infinitely easier

We get by with a little help from our apps.<p>From smartphone apps that help get you places to those that remind you about morning meetings to those …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

A majority of Americans support gender equality — so why don’t they identify as feminists?

<b>(MTV)</b><p>A new poll shows only 18% of people call themselves feminists — which means they really don’t get feminism<p>Jenny Kutner<p>April 9, 2015 2:20pm (UTC)<p>The vast majority of Americans have finally come around to the idea of people of different genders having equal rights. Great! Here's one thing that …

Chess Grandmaster Says There Is Gender Inequality In The Game Because Men And Women Are 'Hard-Wired Very Differently'

British chess grandmaster Nigel Short is responding to criticism after recently arguing that inherent differences in men's and women's brains may explain why there are fewer female chess champions than males ones.<p>"Men and women’s brains are hard-wired very differently, so why should they function …

10 Reasons Why Some People Feel Like They Don’t Have Enough Time

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Yes, Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans’ Black Widow Comments are Problematic

On late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning, the Internet churned itself into a frenzy thanks to an interview with Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans …

The disturbing differences in what men want in their wives and their daughters

By Danielle Paquette<p>Danielle Paquette<p>Reporter focusing on national labor issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>When asked what qualities they want in in a wife, American heterosexual men said they value "attractive" and “sweet” women, a national survey recently found. Only 34 percent, however, said they wanted a …

Feminism

Women Scientists Share Their Awful Stories Of Sexism In Publishing

Earlier this week, Fiona Ingleby, a genetics researcher at University of Sussex in the U.K., tweeted some shocking comments one of her studies had received during peer review, the venerated process that scientists use to evaluate one another's work.<p>In the study, Ingleby and another woman, Megan …

Social Sciences

Understand Your Body's Timetable

It's important to organize your day around your body's natural rhythms, says Carson Tate, founder and managing partner of management consultancy Working Simply. Tackle complex tasks when your energy's at its highest level. For many this may mean first thing in the morning, after you've rested and …