Tori Barnes

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Why this female CEO is buying back her company from investors

Jessica Rovello and her cofounder and husband Kenny Rosenblatt is taking back Arkadium into their own hands.<p>Jessica Rovello is frustrated. The CEO and cofounder of Arkadium, the gaming company that works with publishers such as Time, Gannett, CNN, and TMZ among others, says, “This moniker of …

Investing

The Real Reason Sugar Has No Place in Cornbread

I'm about to touch the third rail of Southern food. Well, actually, <i>one</i> of the third rails of Southern food, for when it comes to defining how certain beloved dishes should or should not be made, Southerners can get downright touchy. But, sometimes a truth is so self-evident that you can't present …

Let’s Do Less Dead-End Work

From the Women at Work podcast:<p><b>Listen and subscribe to our podcast via Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS</b> <i><br>Download the Discussion Guide for this episode</i><p>Download this podcast<p>Women are expected and asked to do thankless tasks — order lunch, handle less-valued clients — more than men, and research …

Women of Color

Podcast: Women at Work

HBR Podcasts<p>Women at Work<p>Conversations about the workplace, and women’s place in it.<p>Listen and subscribe<p>Also on:<p>Latest Episodes<p>Season 2 – Episode 1<p>Let’s Do Less Dead-End Work<p>Women are expected and asked to do thankless tasks — order lunch, handle less-valued clients — more than men, and research …

Women's News

Response: 'We Need to Face our own Discomfort' About Discussing Racism

By onSeptember 16, 2018 12:21 PM<p><b>(This is the first post is a three-part series)</b><p>The new question of the week is:<p><b>What are the biggest mistakes teachers</b> …

Education

You're not going to believe what I'm about to tell you - The Oatmeal

This is a comic about the backfire effect.View

Women's Basketball

Many Ways to Be a Girl, but One Way to Be a Boy: The New Gender Rules

Girls have been told they can be anything they want to be, and it shows. They are seizing opportunities closed to previous generations — in science, math, sports and leadership.<p>But they’re also getting another message: What they look like matters more than any of that.<p>Boys seem to have been largely …

Middle School

National Park porn: The often unseen beauty of Kings Canyon

More than 75 years after becoming a national park, Kings Canyon still can't climb out from under Yosemite's shadow.<p>"Beautiful place, but it's no Yosemite" seems to be the general consensus.<p>Like Yosemite, Kings Canyon has exquisite glacier-carved cliffs, dramatic peaks and a stunning valley. John …

National Parks

Shake Shack is coming to the Bay Area next month with new menu items just for us

After months of anticipation, the wait will soon be over. Fear not, burger lovers and East Coast transplants, Shake Shack is opening soon in the Bay Area.<p>The first of three planned locations could open in Palo Alto, as early as the end of October, reports Eater. A second location in Larkspur …

San Francisco

What We Learned at Apple’s iPhone Bonanza

<i>Good morning.</i><p><i>(Want to get California Today by email?</i> <i>Here’s the sign-up</i><i>.)</i><p>Apple threw its annual iPhone bonanza at the company’s sleek $179 million Steve Jobs Theater, adjacent to its new spaceship campus in Cupertino. The event is Apple’s chance to show off new iPhones that are typically faster, …

Planned Parenthood

Most NYC schools aren’t fully accessible. Could an $850 million plan help?

Roughly 80 percent of New York City’s school buildings are not completely accessible to students with physical disabilities — and a coalition of …

New York State

Apple's big iPhone unveil and keynote in four minutes

While Apple fans were glued to their screens for the announcement of the new iPhones today, before the reveal, Apple worked behind the scenes to …

Apple Watch

Seventeen Years Later, We Still Have No Idea What to Do on 9/11

Garfield the cat is staring at a painting of the American flag—what are you doing?<p>One of the best things written about America in the days after 9/11 was "Not Knowing What Else To Do, Woman Bakes American-Flag Cake," a classic <i>Onion</i> article that isn't so much a joke as a short story about a woman …

Red Cross

8-year-old girl dies from injuries after near-drowning

An 8-year-old girl who nearly drowned on Sunday in a Pleasanton community pool has died of her injuries, authorities said.<p>Shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Alameda County sheriff’s deputies arrived at Castlewood Country Club community pool to reports of girl found in unresponsive in the water by …

Alameda County

There’s a name—and a laundry product—for that pile of lightly worn clothes in your bedroom

Unilever knows a lot about how you do laundry—or don’t.<p>For example, you know that pile of clothes draped over your bedroom chair? It’s the one made up of stuff you’ve worn once, that isn’t quite dirty yet. It doesn’t need washing, but it’s too much of a hassle to put away, so it’s all sitting …

Procter & Gamble

Strive for Five: A New Blog Series for Early September

Elon Musk is retiring 2 Tesla paint options to 'simplify' the fraught manufacturing process

• <b>You get seven color choices when you buy a Tesla – but Elon Musk is ditching two on Wednesday to simplify manufacturing.</b>• <b><br>The Obsidian Black Metallic and Silver Metallic options are being cut.</b>• <b><br>But if you're willing to pay more you can still get them, Musk said in a tweet.</b>• <b><br>This streamlining could be</b> …

Tesla

Ikea is developing furniture for gamers

The Swedish retailer wants in on the rise of esports<p>Ergonomics, the domain of intricate office chairs and carpel tunnel-mitigating computer mice, is coming to Ikea—and not in the way you might expect. The retailer recently announced plans to develop a new line of hyper-personalized furniture …

Prototypes

Early, in-color photos of Disneyland star in new book about park's history

One thing makes memories of fireworks, theme park rides, food and characters at Disneyland so vibrant in the minds of its guests: color.<p>There's a lot of it around Disneyland, in the flowers, gardens, storefronts and sweet treats, captivating children and amusing their parents as they adventure …

Walt Disney Company

Top Ten Magical Sweets From The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

We can't be wizards, but at least we can snack like them.<p>September 10, 2018<p>One of my lifelong dreams was finally fulfilled this past summer. I was …

Harry Potter

How to Use Gender-Neutral Words

And why they're important.<p>Gender-inclusive language isn’t typically something you learn in school, but its use is incredibly important to make life easier for nonbinary peers.<p>There are ways to practice gender-inclusive language beyond just respecting gender-neutral pronouns. For instance, replacing …

Non-binary

Looking Our Racist History in the Eye

NASHVILLE — In 1960, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech in this city, which was emerging as a training center for nonviolent protest. “I came to Nashville not to bring inspiration,” he said, “but to gain inspiration from the great movement that has taken place in this community.”<p>That …

Civil Rights

Coffee Isn’t the Worst Thing for Kids, but It’s Not the Definitely Not the Best

Black coffee may not be as bad as sugary soda or energy drinks, but there's still no reason kids need caffeine.<p>Coffee has been linked to health …

Coffee

Play Ball: An Innovative Staff Training Helps Campers Acclimate

“They threw you a curveball,” suggests a brave staff member, after thinking it over for a moment.<p>“Be sure you cover all your bases,” offers …

Board Games

How to Deal with Negative People in a Positive Way

I remember Mike like it was yesterday, even though I met him over a decade ago. He was the guy sitting in the back of the room with the dark cloud …

Self-help

There's 'June Gloom,' 'No-Sky July' and 'Fogust.' What do we call a foggy Sept. in SF?

The ocean currents and weather patterns typical during San Francisco summers cause the gray and depressing phenomenon known as "May Gray."<p>A drizzly blanket of fog also usually covers the city later in the season and residents often refer to the drear as "June Gloom," "No-Sky July," and …

San Francisco

‘Serial’ Season Three to Document Year of Cleveland Court System

<i>Serial</i>, one of the most popular podcasts of all time, is changing course for its upcoming third season — rather than focusing a single extraordinary …

Bowe Bergdahl

What to Do When Your Gross Kid Eats Poop, Boogers, Vomit, or Dirt

There will come a time when all reason will fail you in the face of unimaginable horror. And who will be responsible for this horror? It will be your …

Insects

14 Essential Tips for Flying With a Toddler

Everything a parent needs to know to make that flight a whole lot less hellish.<p>The worst argument my wife and I ever got in came after a long day …

Kids

12 Thrilling Facts About Rear Window

Alfred Hitchcock taught us all the dangers of spying on your neighbors with <i>Rear Window</i>, the critically-acclaimed thriller that was released on …

Grace Kelly