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Short Sighted? Here's How To See Something Clearly, Without Your Glasses

Physics Photo credit: This is probably only a temporary solution, mind you. Muzicman JY/ShutterstockAs anyone who’s hampered by their …

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Transgender teenage ballplayer at Santa Monica prep school spreads message of hope and acceptance

As he steps into his new world, one filled with transparent hope and absent of suicidal despair, there is only one occasion when Jake Hofheimer dares to look back.<p>It is when he is coming to the plate for the New Roads School baseball team.<p>Behind him, a dozen or so teammates inevitably will be …

Why The Google Search Results For Unprofessional Hairstyles Are Seriously Disturbing

The subject of women's hair choices in the workplace has long been a fraught topic, and it's infinitely more so for women of color who embrace their natural hair texture. It's the perfect storm of sexism and racism, and it's just the worst. While it's not untrue to say that we've made strides when …

Experts Say Essential Oils Can Pose Dangerous Health Risks

Here's how to stay safe.<p>Odds are you know someone who sells essential oils for a multi-level marketing company, and they might just tout them as a miracle remedy for just about everything. While that's a stretch, the plant-derived oils <i>do</i> offer a wide range of benefits — when used properly, that is. …

Transgender Advocates Fight Back With First Political Group of Its Kind

On Thursday night, one of the advisory board members for the newly formed Trans United Fund got a phone call. A 15-year-old transgender girl had been …