Stephanie Lopez

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Why Are So Many Women Being Killed On The Outskirts Of Mexico City?

On a recent Sunday morning I watched a group of young women gather in front of Mexico City’s stately Palacio de Bellas Artes. “Not one more. Not one more murder!” the activists shouted. Their voices were almost lost in the thrum of the weekend traffic passing through Mexico’s centro historico, but …

The Fed Just Brought Us Closer to a True Market Crash

Do not underestimate the cowardice or incompetence of the U.S. Federal Reserve.<p>Last Thursday, after running out of domestic reasons to avoid raising interest rates by a paltry 25 basis points for the first time in nine years, the Fed decided to blame China for its policy paralysis.<p>By doing so, it …

Hair today, gone tomorrow: Margaret Atwood in Canada censorship row

Author’s satirical piece on prime minister Stephen Harper’s hair is removed within hours of publication on National Post website: ‘Did I just get censored?’<p>She is a prize-winning author who has conjured vivid dystopian futures, but on Friday Margaret Atwood found herself at the centre of a somewhat …

Grace Murray Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. She was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer in 1944, invented the first compiler...

<b>Grace Murray Hopper</b> was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. She was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark …

In the push for marketable skills, are we forgetting the beauty and poetry of STEM disciplines?

Thousands of students are preparing to begin their job searches with newly earned STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) degrees in …

Employment

Eight reasons why China’s currency crisis matters to us all

The Chinese leadership’s devaluation of the yuan delivered a temporary shock to financial markets, but its longer-term effects may be felt around the globe<p>After China unexpectedly devalued its currency last week, one City economist shrugged despairingly and said: “It’s August.” While it’s meant to …

Impending U.S. Dollar Collapse Should Be Getting Attention, Not China’s Devaluation, Financial Analyst | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital and bestselling author of “Crash Proof,” believes the impending collapse of the United States dollar should</i> …

5 Yoga Moves for Better Sex

As if the perks to all your yoga poses aren't good enough, we've got a sexy revelation for you: Many poses can help you have better sex and feel more …

Take a hike: 8 of the world's greatest treks

The very best treks aren’t just about putting one foot in front of another—they’re about stepping into a destination’s culture and history. Still, …

Glaciers

The Genius Secret Ingredient Your Sautéed Mushrooms Are Missing

<i>We're bringing back this hit recipe from spring 2015,</i> <i>while Genius sleuth Kristen is on vacation after wrapping up the Genius Desserts cookbook. (It's not a dessert, but feel free to eat it like candy.)</i><p>Dill pickle brine's chief function is to preserve cucumbers into infinity. Its reason for being is …

Mushrooms

29 Happy Hours for Cheap Eats and Drinks in Austin, Summer 2018

Austin’s best <b>happy hours</b> make it easier to drink and eat more for less with great deals for those looking to relax after work, hang out with friends before dinner, or just take advantage of low costs for a meal. With winter just around the corner, it was time for a refresher.<p>There are the classics …

New algorithm improves computer understanding of text

Anyone who has ever used Google Translate or any other machine translator knows computers aren’t very good at interpreting human language. We’re …

Obtaining a Thorough CS Background Online

I’d like to show you a way to obtain a computer science background that doesn’t involve enrolling in a university program. Maybe you’ve completed an …

7 Unbelievably Delectable Upgrades to Give Your Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake is great. Full stop. No matter what form it’s in or function it has, chocolate cake is great.<p>Sometimes, though, you’re feeling a …

Dessert

Street Eats: 12 Must-Try Foods in Mexico City

Where <i>tacos sudados</i> are sold from bike baskets, large steamers of tamales are peddled from tricycle carts and intoxicating smells waft from simmering …

America’s ISIS next door: Mexico, billion-dollar cartels and the colossal failure of the war on drugs

<b>(Shutterstock/American Spirit)</b><p>They behead people by the hundreds. And like ISIL, Mexican gangs are flourishing as a result of failed U.S. policy<p>Rebecca Gordon<p>March 24, 2015 6:15pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>They behead people by the hundreds. They heap headless, handless …