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40 Badass Women in Emerging Tech to Follow on Twitter

Investors are the gatekeepers, holding the keys to who gets funded, who gets to scale their product, and what products get brought to market for mass …

Want To Know Why So Many Women Are Coming Forward Now? THIS Is Why.

Why now? Why are all these women coming forward now? Why wait so long? Why not report it right away?<p>Because:<p>Until 1948, women were not allowed to be …

7 ways to cope when the winter affects your mental health

Do you feel down when it's cold and dark outside?<p>As colder temperatures set in and the daylight hours dwindle, it's no surprise that many people find …

Your worst relationships can be traced back to the 'emotional map' created in childhood

When you think about it, despite feeling difficult, the problems people struggle with in dating sound pretty trivial.<p>For instance, we have been walking and talking our entire lives, yet walking up to an attractive person and opening our mouths to say "hi" can feel impossibly complex to us. People …

Relationships

Women Entrepreneurs Are Driving Economic Growth

The ability to chart one’s own economic destiny by becoming an entrepreneur is one of the hallmarks of capitalism. Many of today’s most recognized companies and brands began as the brainchild of an individual who embraced the risks of entrepreneurship with hopes of realizing their entrepreneurial …

Sorry, Millennials -- You Are Not Entrepreneurs

Younger entrepreneurs should look to their older counterparts for guidance to be successful in the business world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most millennials that I meet consider themselves entrepreneurs, or at least innovators. The editor of MiLLENNiAL Magazine, …

It’s called ‘heartbreak’ because the pain is physical, not just emotional

The pain started on the way down the mountain, a dull ache in my chest that became more acute as the miles accumulated. The morning had been a blur of hungover goodbyes as a three-day camping wedding of close friends came to an end in Northern California. It wasn’t until I was in the quiet safety …

Relationships

5 media relations tips for your next industry conference

Industry events are great opportunities for education, networking and inspiration.<p>However, they also present a lesser-known benefit—the chance to …

Study: Threat of fake news is elevating trust in traditional media

To continue reading this article you need to be registered with PRWeek. Registration is free and only takes a minute. Register here or sign in below …

Report: Consumers ages 55 and older watch more YouTube ads

Younger consumers might comprise YouTube’s future, but advertisers shouldn’t ignore parts of its present audience.<p>Ask teenagers about their TV …

PR and marketing pros’ guide to press releases

Are press releases no longer necessary?<p>There are tons of digital platforms that are grabbing consumers’ attention, time and money. Brand managers now …

Everything a Startup Founder Needs to Know About Equity | Inc.com

<i>How is equity calculated for a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alexandra Isenegger, CEO @Linkilaw | Entrepreneur | Advisor & Strategist, on Quora:</b><p>There are important …

Startups

Sexual harassment in tech: Women tell their stories

Sexual harassment in tech:<br>Women tell their stories<p>by Sara O’Brien, with reporting from Laurie Segall<p>by Sara O’Brien,<br>with reporting from Laurie Segall<p>It was 2001 during the dotcom crash, and Cecilia Pagkalinawan had a tough choice: Raise more money for her startup or let 26 employees go. She set up …

Sexual Harassment

5 Questions Everyone Needs to Ask Before Jumping Into Startup Life | Inc.com

Fun fact: I've met more technology entrepreneurs and well-known tech executives at the race track than I've met through work.<p>I don't mean betting on the ponies--I mean auto racing. And not watching, but sitting alongside each other in driver's meetings, rubbing fenders on the race track, and …

Startups

Venture capital investment in AI skyrockets

790429fa-47db-41e1-8aba-bdc578158956<p>Venture capital investment in AI …

Health Care

What Is Sudden Repulsion Syndrome, and What Do You Do When You Get It?

Picture this: You’ve been seeing someone for a few weeks or months. You think they're hilarious, they find you brilliant. It seems like you’re both counting down the days until your next date. You’re enjoying getting to know each other, planning weekend trips to the beach, and meeting the friends …

9 Simple Plank Variations That Will Give You Serious Results

Your abs will be toned like never before.<p>Getty Images<p>Keeping your core in top shape will do more than just give you a six-pack (though that is certainly a bonus!). Your core muscles hold up your spine, which holds up, well, everything else. And holding a plank (no matter how long) can be one of the …

Tarte's New Foundation Stick Is A Nutrition Bar For Your Face

Foundation is one of the most deceptively tricky makeup products out there — personally, neither brush nor makeup sponge nor fingers can quite get liquid foundation to not look like I'm wearing a very obvious layer of flesh-colored stuff on my face (which I like to call "second face" or "Face 2.0" …

How to take a shower, according to dermatologists

Try these 11 expert tips for a better shower; your skin will thank you<p>We love a restorative shower for its day-starting, head-clearing, muscle-relaxing power. But that long, hot shower that starts your day might not be doing your skin any favors.<p>Too much hot water can actually be bad for our …

Skin Care

9 Cheap Tricks for Expensive-Looking Skin

Myth: A flawless face requires a ton of maintenance and lots of $$$. Although you can certainly shell out the big bucks for super expensive facials, products, derm appointments, and high-tech tools, there are a few other *less pricey* ways to ensure you look your best, without going broke. Heed the …

The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I’ve noticed how seemingly small things like font and the spacing between …

Typography

Here's How You Really Need to Be Cleaning All Your Makeup Tools

Yes, You <i>Do</i> Need To Clean Your Tools<p>Cleaning dirty beauty tools isn’t the most fun part of doing your makeup – and yes, we also avoid it at all costs. …

Makeup

A Photographer Told Us the Photogenic Trick to Look Better on Instagram

If you've been wondering how to boost your photography skills when snapping an outfit for Instagram, it all comes down to one important thing:</b> …

The 2-Part Way to Embrace Uncertainty When Life Feels Out of Control

While some manage to find excitement in the unknown, many struggle to embrace the ups and downs that come with living in a state of uncertainty. But …

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Reality TV

5 Popular Lipstick Colors That Truly Look Awesome on Everyone

As far as lipstick goes, I've seen—and used—them all. If I could have majored in lipstick in college, I would have. (One look at my vanity and you'd get it.) So when someone asks me the ever-important questions "What's your favorite?" or "What color will look good on me?" I'm more than equipped to …

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

Sewing

The rise of Islamophobia in Europe - and how we can deal with it

<i>This article was originally published in December 2016.</i><p>Six days after the attacks of September 11 2001, when the steel and ashes of the Twin Towers in New York were not yet cold, George W. Bush, the US president, went to visit the Islamic Center of Washington DC to meet with Muslim leaders.<p>In one …

How Christians Can Ally With Muslims In The Age Of Islamophobia

[This story was first published on Slant News in 2015. The site has since shuttered, so I am reposting here.]<p>A colleague of mine asked me what advice …

Hijabi CoverGirl Nura Afia: "More People Are Smiling at Me" Since the Election

On being a public Muslim face in Trump's America.<p>Right before Donald Trump was elected president, CoverGirl released a new national ad campaign called Lash Equality. The ads for the new mascara featured Katy Perry, the new male CoverGirl James Charles, and several other ambassadors for the …