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Want To Be Heard? 11 Crucial Tips For Starting A Podcast

When it comes to controversial content, podcasts have it in the bag. I don’t mean the media genre itself is particularly racey; I’m talking about the way we consume it as a culture.<p>Not everyone listens to podcasts; those who do tend to be diehards of the medium while others have never so much as …

Marketing

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Pokémon GO'

I’ve been playing <i>Pokémon GO</i> pretty hardcore now for the past 48 hours or so, at least whenever the servers have decided to work. I have a bunch of 500+ CP Pokemon and have won and lost three gyms at this point. I’ve tried to do some research to improve my game, and what I’ve found are things that I …

Pokémon

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Kanye West Breaks Down Crying in New Zane Lowe Interview

Kanye West appeared on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show this afternoon. He spoke about his new album, Drake, his Adidas fashion line, and more. He even broke down and cried when discussing the death of fashion professor Louise Wilson, stopping the interview for a few minutes. You can watch an edited …

Why Adding Milk To Your Scrambled Eggs Is A Mistake

Scrambled eggs may be one of the more simple items on the breakfast menu to make at home, but as easy as they are to cook, they're equally easy to screw up.<p>One common mistake people make when cooking scrambled eggs is adding milk or cream. You may have been whisking your eggs with milk since you …

Breakfast

Speaking Up As A Woman Of Color At Work

On her first day at work for a previous employer, Marisa Salcines’s boss asked her over lunch – quite perplexed – that if she was Latina, why didn’t she have an accent when speaking in English. She had already held senior positions at several other companies by then.<p>“I should have realized that day …

Is Eva Longoria’s Devious Maids Stereotyping Latina Women?

Lifetime has teamed up with actress Eva Longoria for a new show called, <b>Devious Maids</b>. Recently the show has come under fire for what some critics …

Sheryl Sandberg Takes a Blowtorch to Gender Stereotypes in the Workplace

Sheryl Sandberg, the Facebook COO who makes workplace discrimination quiver in its ugly shoes, took the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos on …

Sheryl Sandberg On Battling Stereotypes Of Powerful Women At Work -- Even After Lean In

When Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gave a TEDTalk entitled, "Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders," she wasn't without reservations. She feared that addressing the fact that she was (whisper) a "woman," would only hurt her in the workplace.<p>Before giving her TEDTalk Sandberg was told, "you cannot be a …

The 7 Worst Stereotypes Professional Women Face

The campaign has brought the conversation about gender inequality back into the mainstream and placed a spotlight on residual biases against professional women.<p>In a recent Quora thread, users addressed the question, "What are some of the ways women are discriminated against that men are often aware …

Communication Skills

5 Amazing Ways Women and Girls Are Breaking Gender Stereotypes Worldwide

The past week has been pretty epic for women breaking gender stereotypes -- from celebrations for Ada Lovelace Day, celebrating the world's first computer programmer, to Warner Bros.' long awaited announcement of a Wonder Woman movie in 2016.<p>Our Imagining Equality project has been keeping careful …

Twitter is becoming an advertising firm

The social network will now charge companies to embed tweets into Flipboard and Yahoo content, in a bid to capitalise on Twitter's audience outside of its apps and website<p>Twitter is launching itself as an advertising company by displaying “promoted tweets” on third party platforms like Flipboard …

Head of NFL officiating says Dez Bryant catch correctly overturned

Dean Blandino stands by the referee's decision to overturn Dez Bryant's catch.<p>The biggest storyline coming out of the playoff game between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers Sunday was the decision by referee Gene Steratore to overturn a 31-yard reception by Dez Bryant. Bryant made a leaping …

Cowboys left with talk of what wasn't

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- In a cramped corner of the Dallas Cowboys' locker room, Dez Bryant was still dressed in full uniform and wearing a black knit hat …

Dez Bryant was robbed of a catch and we're being robbed of football

There is much consternation, despair, and glee surrounding Dez Bryant’s miraculous catch – not catch – which doomed the Dallas Cowboys.<p>NFL Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino attempted to explain.<p>That of course, is the rule. If a player goes to the ground in the process of making a catch, …

Dez Bryant