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I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

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The specific advice you should seek (and ignore) to become more self-aware

Self-awareness is the meta skill of the 21st century. Research shows it’s the essential foundation for high performance, making smart choices, and forming strong relationships. But while we bemoan the lack of self-awareness in our politicians, bosses, and Facebook friends, we rarely consider …

3 Ways to Stop Global Catastrophe

RICHARD CLARKE: The subtitle of our book is Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes. Cassandra in Greek mythology was someone cursed by the gods, who …

Singularity

We Might Have Been Wrong About How Anaesthesia Blocks Consciousness All Along

It actually changes the brain.<p>For more than a century, anaesthesia has been a routine part of surgical procedures, and for most people, it does the …

Consciousness

If You Don't Have These 6 Types Of Relationships, You’re Definitely Not Living Your Best Life

Could you easily name the 10 people who have been most influential in your life? The handful of people who have helped to determine who you have …

Is self-awareness really the key to a happier, healthier you?

Don't cringe, but how well do you truly know yourself and the effect you have on other people? According to a new book, increasing your …

Self-help

A neuroscientist says your 'reality' could be entirely different from the person sitting next to you — and you'll never know how much

In other words, the rest of the world would have no idea that they were blind. To them, "reality" would be limited to whatever they could hear, smell, taste, and touch.<p>The broader point that Eagleman is working towards here is that <i>everyone's</i> reality is subjective. We're all trapped in our own …

Consciousness

Why the Hell Are We Still Debating Birth Control—in 2017?

They say it’s about religious liberty; but really, they just don’t want women to have control over their bodies and destinies. Let’s talk real …

Austin Mayor Calls Sexist 'Wonder Woman' Troll an 'Embarrassment to Modernity'

The mayor is all for those women-only screenings.<p>When Austin's Alamo Drafthouse announced plans for a women-only screening of <i>Wonder Woman</i>, some men on the internet were not happy. The theater responded to the "controversy" perfectly—by adding a second women-only screening of the film to its …

We need more feminism in the kitchen, not less

Rosie Boycott wants to make the obesity crisis a feminist issue, but the problem’s much bigger than that<p>When I was a teenager, a strip by Claire Bretécher, the cartoonist Roland Barthes once described as France’s best sociologist, hung on our kitchen wall in a brown, plastic frame. The person …

Feminism

Ten essential menopause facts

Menopause means the end of a woman's fertility cycle. It is a natural process with hormonal and physiological changes. Knowing what to expect can …

Here's How Celebs Are Reacting To The "Wonder Woman" Movie

"Wonder Woman got me out here ready to fight a dude with my forearms."

Gal Gadot

Wonder Woman is a welcome sign that the online outrage game can change

It’s time to laugh at misogynists, not condescend to them<p>Last week, after the Alamo Drafthouse theater in Austin, Texas announced that it would host a screening of <i>Wonder Woman</i> limited to women (with proceeds benefiting Planned Parenthood), the men’s-rights types of the world lost it. The screening, …

Feminism

Here’s how to really fix the campus sexual assault epidemic

We’re all aware that there are certain things you can’t say on campus these days and jokes you don’t dare make. An example would be the exchange a …

The Groves of Academe: On “Keep the Damned Women Out”

IN THE INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY of Twin Oaks, Virginia, “co” is not merely a prefix for words like “coeducation” and “cooperative.” The hundred or so …

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Nurses Could Not Stop Laughing At What This Woman Screamed While Getting An IUD

It's not unusual for women to say or shout something while having an IUD inserted.<p>"IUD insertions can be pretty painful for some people," a nurse at …

Women's Health

Sexual harassment

Sexual Harassment Video<p>I interviewed several students at the Hill school about sexual-harassment (video in link above). I asked them two questions: …

Sexual Harassment

6 non-superhero female characters who are still as kickass as Wonder Woman

With <i>Wonder Woman</i> in theaters Clint, Ti, and Josh talk about some of their other favorite heroic women in film. Not specifically superheroes, just …

Wonder Woman

“Wonder Woman” Featured a Male Nude Scene – Here’s Why That Matters

You’ve probably heard by now that <i>Wonder Woman</i>, the newest superhero blockbuster in a seemingly endless line of such films, is feminist. Maybe it’s being hailed as such because it’s the first female-led superhero movie in over a decade, and it’s not half-bad; maybe it’s because director Patty …

Feminism