Denise White Richardson

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The Business Case (and Plan) for Gender Equality

Whitney Wolfe Herd sounded an early alarm on Silicon Valley’s sexist culture in 2014 when she sued her former employer, the dating app Tinder, for discrimination and sexual harassment. Today she’s calling for concrete steps to improve gender inequities in the workplace.<p>I was 24 when I was embroiled …

Sexual Harassment

Millennials Hit the Great Books

Norman, Okla.<p>‘This is the hardest class you will ever take,” one of my University of Oklahoma professors warned. I eagerly enrolled in the course, “Fate and the Individual in European Literature.” Taught by three professors using a syllabus developed by the poet W.H. Auden, it promised to cover, …

Megyn Kelly, Matt Lauer, and the Battle for the Future of NBC

In his high-profile, high-priced hire of Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, NBC News chief Andy Lack placed a major bet on star power. But Lack’s biggest, priciest talent, Today’s Matt Lauer, provides something of a cautionary tale. With morning news being one of the last mass television markets, its …

Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years

Sitting too much during the day has been linked to a host of diseases, from obesity to heart problems and diabetes, as well as early death. It’s not …

How the World's Smallest Birds Survive the Winter

"Little Arnold Schwarzeneggers," hummingbirds are tough—so tough they've evolved a clever way of coping with the cold.<p>As the smallest birds on Earth, hummingbirds may seem frail—so it's not surprising Donovan Nixon asked Weird Animal Question of the Week how they cope with winter.<p>Turns out these …

Birds

Gender fluid, hyper-stressed, politically engaged, connected but lonely: what do we know about modern teens?<p>• Read more from the magazine’s teen takeover<p>Today’s youngest generation with a label, born after 2000, are connected yet isolated, savvy but anxious, indulged yet stressed. They have grown …

Mental Health

10 Crucial Decisions That Reshaped America

Nothing about the most dramatic campaign in memory was a foregone conclusion. The inside story of the pivotal choices that got us to President Trump.<p>Brand is the be-all-end-all of Donald Trump. And the core of Trump’s brand is that squinty, jut-jowled, unreflective scowl, the Dirty Harry stare he …

The American Dream, Quantified at Last

The phrase “American dream” was invented during the Great Depression. It comes from a popular 1931 book by the historian James Truslow Adams, who defined it as “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone.”<p>In the decades that followed, the dream became a …

Demographics

Biosensing patch aims for the heart to fight stress, anxiety

Those who desire to live longer, healthier lives may do well to mind body response as much as diet and exercise. Many studies have linked stress to …

Royal Botanic Gardens Lights Up for the Holidays: Pictures

England

Homemade Peppermint Bark: An Easy Recipe for DIY Holiday Gifting

Why send off the same old store-bought chocolate this holiday season when a tin of homemade peppermint bark is (literally) so much cooler? This recipe produces a beautiful batch with just 15 minutes of effort<p>AS A CHILD I liked only one holiday treat better than candy canes snitched off our …

Dessert

Democrats Send Their Regrets

Blowing up the filibuster, keeping Pelosi in charge—the list of mistakes is long.<p>Regrets? Delaware Sen. Chris Coons has a few—and not too few to mention. At the top of his list is his party’s decision in 2013 to blow up the filibuster for most presidential nominees.<p>“Many of us will regret that in …

Make Custom Clear Labels with Packing Tape

Clear stickers look great on windshields and other transparent surfaces, but printing your own costs quite a bit. With a little elbow grease, you can …

How will recounts work in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's destruction of the Democratic "blue wall" of Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania -- victories that catapulted him to the presidency over Hillary Clinton -- is set to become the subject of recounts.<p>The process, spurred by Green Party candidate Jill Stein, will play …

Secrets Of The Most Productive People: 2016

Ten top performers reveal how they squeeze the most out of every day.<p>1. Kevin Hart<p><b>Actor, Comedian, and Entrepreneur</b><p><i>[Photo: Williams + Hirakawa; Stylist: Ashley North; Groomer: John Clausell]</i><p>On staying busy: “Once you’ve accomplished a goal, you’re all done. And I don’t ever want to be all done.” On …

The Factory of Fakes

How a workshop uses digital technology to craft perfect copies of imperilled art.<p>The Egyptian painters who decorated King Tut’s burial chamber had to work quickly—the pharaoh died unexpectedly, at about the age of nineteen, and proper preparations had not been made. Plaster was applied to lumpy …

Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It

<i>Part 1 of our series "Unlocking Dyslexia."</i><p>"It's frustrating that you can't read the simplest word in the world."<p>Thomas Lester grabs a book and opens to a random page. He points to a word: galloping.<p>"Goll—. G—. Gaa—. Gaa—. G—. " He keeps trying. It is as if the rest ­­of the word is in him …

Teaching

Gene editing will transform cancer treatment

Jennifer Doudna | CRISPR pioneer<p>You may have heard of the gene-editing technique CRISPR-cas9, often simply called CRISPR. Introduced in 2012, CRISPR works like a pair of scissors to cut DNA, inserting or reordering bits of genetic code with remarkable, science-fiction-like results: CRISPR can help …

The Evolution of 'Like'

How the ubiquitous, often-reviled word associated with young people and slackers represents the ever-changing English language<p>In our mouths or in print, in villages or in cities, in buildings or in caves, a language doesn’t sit still. It can’t. Language change has preceded apace even in places …

Linguistics

This year’s most overhyped trend is a wholesome Danish concept of cosiness, used to sell everything from fluffy socks to vegan shepherd’s pie. But the version we’re buying is a British invention – and the real thing is less cuddly than it seems<p>Inescapably and suddenly, Britain has been invaded by</i> …

Hygge

Donald Trump and the Rise of Alt-Reality Media

You think the truth took a hit last year? It's about to get worse. A lot worse.<p>Earlier this year, I argued that the conservative movement did not merely have a Donald Trump problem—it had a media problem. As Trump slouched toward the nomination, he was backed by a conservative media that had …

How Rockefeller Center Chooses a Christmas Tree Each Year

This year's iconic spruce comes from a backyard 170 miles away.<p>From its humble roots as a backyard tree in upstate New York, a Norway spruce is set …

From SoulCycle to Barry's Bootcamp: An Inside Look at the Cult of Working Out

When we say the phrase "cult workout," what comes to mind? If you live in a major city like New York or San Francisco, your answer is probably …

Fitness

What You Should And Shouldn't Buy On Black Friday

Not every deal is what it seems.<p>“If you wait even closer to Christmas, you’ll get a better deal. Retailers want to empty their shelves before the holiday comes and goes,” Jespersen advised.<p>Additionally, if you’re willing to take the risk, toys will get huge discounts on Super Saturday, the Saturday …

Clinton Camp Mastered The Science Of Politics But Forgot The Art, Staffers Say

There was a universe of voters on the fence. What the campaign did to reach them has splintered its ranks.<p>In a private conference call with top campaign surrogates just days after the election, several high-ranking Hillary Clinton campaign officials offered an overview of how, exactly, they came up …

Exclusive Interview: How Jared Kushner Won Trump The White House

It’s been one week since Donald Trump pulled off the biggest upset in modern political history, and his headquarters at Trump Tower in New York City is a 58-story, onyx-glassed lightning rod. Barricades, TV trucks and protesters frame a fortified Fifth Avenue. Armies of journalists and …

Donald Trump

By drawing 50 'states' according to income, study reveals 'developing countries' within the U.S.

The United States is one of the richest countries in the world, but it would look dramatically different if its 50 states were organized according to income instead of geography.<p>If that were the case, residents of the poorest state in the union would have a median household income that's just above …

America's Top Spy Talks Snowden Leaks and Our Ominous Future

[<i>On</i> <i>Thursday</i> <i>morning</i>*, <b>November</b> 17**,** <b>James</b> <b>Clapper</b> announced** that** he** had** submitted** his** letter** of** resignation**. He** will** serve** …

Surveillance