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Hillary baits Bernie beautifully: “Shouting,” sexism — and the simple sorry that would make Sanders look less jerky

<b>(Reuters/Lucy Nicholson)</b><p>Hillary’s joke resonates because Bernie raises his voice all the time. He should acknowledge it — but he won’t<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>October 27, 2015 3:31pm (UTC)<p>Last week, Hillary Clinton started trotting out a line implying that Bernie Sanders has got a bit of sexism lurking in …

Feminism

The Biggest Issue Women Face Today, According To Gloria Steinem

"The most dangerous place for a woman in this country is her own home."<p>Feminist icon Gloria Steinem offered a powerful reminder in an interview on NPR's "Fresh Air" that one of the most basic goals of the women’s rights movement -- safety from violence -- is still far from achieved.<p>In an interview …

Some tell-tale signs you're WAY too stressed out

Stressing out is the worst. OK, it’s <i>among</i> the worst —but still, being stressed out sucks. Whether your stress manifests itself in the form of a …

Fox News and CBS owe America an apology: The mainstream media’s complicity in the Benghazi ignominy

<b>(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>The consensus now is the hearings were a waste of time. It only took eight trials for the press to come around<p>Eric Boehlert<p>October 27, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Media Matters<p>Talk about a wild pendulum swing.<p>After relentlessly attacking and mocking …

Hillary Clinton

This 15-Year-Old’s Invention Converts Ocean Currents Into Energy—for Cheap

Meet Hannah Herbst, a 15-year-old from Boca Raton, Florida, who just might be the nation’s top young scientist. Earlier this month, Herbst won a …

Clean Energy

How to look less stupid, according to science

Over the course of any given day, the average person sees plenty of odd behavior. A bizarre outfit or a strange conversation, an unfamiliar gesture …

Five Books Everyone Should Read: Author Kristen Ashley

Five Books Everyone Should Read is a feature we’re running in 2015. We’ve asked some of our favorite authors, readers and bloggers to share five …

Book Review: My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem

<i>My Life on the Road</i>By Gloria SteinemRANDOM HOUSESteinem spent her childhood crammed against her sister in the backseat of a car as her father tried …

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Passion Is Overrated and Not a Prerequisite for Entrepreneurial Success

Do you believe that you have to be passionate about your business to be successful? Everyday I come across articles that tell you to follow your passion or people that insist that they need to quit their job to follow their passion.<p>When I hear that, I disclose to them very gently that they are …

Women Won the Right to Vote, but Not Yet the Right to Their Bodies

The new movie Suffragette shows how ugly the fight for the female vote was and today’s news shows how little it has accomplished in some …

Doctors Blamed This Model's Pain on Her Weight But She Actually Had Cancer

"Doctors made feel like I wasn't aware of my body enough to tell them that were was something wrong."<p>It is no joke that doctors take women's pain less seriously. It happens. A lot. Really. One model lived this horrifying truth about our medical system firsthand.<p>"If I would have listened to them, …

Jack Dorsey's Secret Productivity Hack (How He Runs Two Companies At Once)

Jack Dorsey was named CEO (again) of Twitter last week, and he'll continue to hold the same title at pre-IPO Square.<p>How can Dorsey run <i>two</i> companies when most of us struggle to keep up with one job? What's his secret to getting it all done?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 billionaires, millionaires …

Sweden's 'hijabista': Selling Muslim fashion | Islam

<b>Stockholm, Sweden</b> - In the last few weeks the Swedish fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz, known globally as H&M, has made headlines for featuring a Muslim woman in hijab in their 2015 fall collection campaign video.<p>They are not the only Swedish retailers to have done so. Ahlens department store also …

Three Habits Of Motivational Leaders

Here’s what it takes to earn the real commitment of your team.<p>Everyone should know a thing or two about how to inspire and motivate others–even non-leaders. It’s an important skill that helps us not only take on leadership challenges but engage better with new people, build new relationships, and …

There’s a Mystery Machine That Sculpts the Human Genome

Geneticists can’t see this machine, but they can see its works—and they say it might be the key to reshaping the genome.<p>Genomes are so regularly represented as strings of letters—As, Gs, Cs, and Ts—that it’s easy to forget that they aren’t just abstract collections of data. They exist in three …

Genetics

Robert Reich: Demagogues are brazenly lying to you about U.S. immigrants

The former secretary of labor debunks some of the most pernicious myths from the campaign trail this election cycle<p>Robert Reich<p>October 22, 2015 9:15am (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.<p>Donald Trump has opened the floodgates to lies about immigration. Here are the myths, and the …

Immigration Reform

It turns out that size does matter - in the brain

<b>Apparently men aren't attracted to women who are smarter than them. But what do we even mean by "smart"? Does my ability to quickly locate the edge</b> …

The real reason U.S. students lag behind in computer science

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced that the city is investing $81 million to establish computer science instruction in every …

Where the Benghazi Committee Went Wrong

There was a moment early on during Thursday’s long-awaited Benghazi hearing when Hillary Clinton looked a bit uncomfortable. It came when the Republican congressman Peter Roskam, of Illinois, was asking the former Secretary of State about the debates that took place inside the Obama Administration …

Hillary Clinton

People Don't Actually Want Equality

They want fairness.<p>Bernie Sanders talks about economic inequality all the time, and it’s a message that resonates. You don’t need to be a socialist to worry about the divide between rich and poor in America. Many Americans across the political spectrum claim to be deeply troubled by economic …

Income Inequality

Women 'don't understand' fracking, leading scientist claims

Averil Macdonald, chairwoman of UK Onshore Oil and Gas, says women lack scientific understanding so follow their 'gut instinct'<p>Women are opposed to fracking because they "don't understand" and follow their gut instinct rather than the facts, according to a leading female scientist.<p>Averil Macdonald, …

Cheese is addictive as drugs, study finds

Research by University of Michigan finds love of pizza is largely because of cheese addiction<p>Cheese does not only taste good but, according to a study published by the US Library of Medicine, addictive.<p>Researchers at the University of Michigan asked 500 students to complete a questionnaire to …

The Two Asian Americas

In 1928, an Indian immigrant named Vaishno Das Bagai rented a room in San Jose, turned on the gas, and ended his life. He was thirty-seven. He had come to San Francisco thirteen years earlier with his wife and two children, “dreaming and hoping to make this land my own.” A dapper man, he learned …

Researchers Perform First Surgery on the Human Genome

Ralph Claus Grimm<p>Kristen Earle, Gabriel Billings, KC Huang and Justin Sonnenburg<p>Dr. Igor Siwanowicz<p>Daniel H. Miller and Ethan S. Sokol<p>Dr. Giorgio …

The Crime Your Brain Commits Against You (And What to Do About It)

In 1932, Frederic Bartlett was working at Cambridge University when he conducted one of the most famous cognitive psychology experiments of all-time.<p>For this research study, Bartlett recited a Native American folk tale called "The War of the Ghosts" to each participant. Then, Bartlett followed up …

DICTATORS' WIVES: Meet 15 women married to the world's biggest despots

In good times and in bad, the ladies of the Dictators' Wives Club sure put up with a lot: corruption, political uprisings, and often other wives.<p>Some, like Rwandan first lady Jeannette Kagame, use their position to advocate for important charitable causes in their nations.<p>Others, like the president …

11 Signs You Are An Exceptionally Likeable Person (Even If You Don’t Feel You Are)

Being a likeable person brings you many benefits. People who are likeable often get more privileges in life. People enjoy being around you if you are …

Body Language

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …