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How Vietnamese Breweries Are Using Local Ingredients to Create Stunning Craft Beer

Courtesy of East West Brewing Co.<p>Vietnamese breweries use local ingredients to offer some unusual flavors.<p>Lager is still king in Vietnam, but a …

Vietnam

Where Boys Outperform Girls in Math: Rich, White and Suburban Districts

A study of 10,000 school districts shows how local norms help grow or shrink gender achievement gaps.

School Districts

The 25 Best Productivity Apps For 2018

From wrangling words to shooting photos, these productivity powerhouses will help you get more done in less time.<p>Sometimes the best way to escape from a productive rut is to switch up your tools. Whether it’s a simple word processor, a smarter to-do list, or a more efficient way to transcribe …

Apps

Class clowns: Playful boys viewed more negatively than playful girls, study finds: Study confirms gender differences in how teachers perceive playfulness -- and provides insights into the potentially damaging effects of discouraging playful behavior in the classroom

Study confirms gender differences in how teachers perceive playfulness -- and provides insights into the potentially damaging effects of discouraging …

Gender

How Empowering Girls to Confront Conflict and Buck Perfection Helps Their Well-Being

Girls and boys have always grown up with cultural and societal stereotypes swirling around them. Despite the unparalleled access to opportunities …

Bridging the gender gap: why do so few girls study Stem subjects?

You will no doubt be aware that women are underrepresented in Stem (science, technology, engineering and maths) occupations. They make up 14.4% of all people working in Stem in the UK, despite being about half of the workforce. This is well short of the country’s goal of a critical mass of 30%. …

Gender

5 of the finest luxury hotels and resorts in Vietnam

Vietnam is an exciting and vibrant Southeast Asian country where you can spend your time exploring dynamic and bustling cities, embracing the culture …

20 Must-Visit Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City may be full of traffic, crowded and hot. But there’s much more to it than these generalisations. Being patient with the Vietnamese …

Single-sex schools are disappearing, but they may offer the key to gender equality

The debate over single-sex versus co-ed schools has raged for decades in Australia, but it could soon be a moot point.<p>While experts still discuss …

Feminism

Vietnam before the War

Vietnamese national identity has been forged in opposition to foreign invaders. But while a united Vietnam is a recent development, writes <b>Christopher</b> …

The Top Things To Do In Hoi An- The Best List Of Attractions In Hoi An

Top Things To Do In Hoi An & Attractions In Hoi An<p>Hoi An is an absolutely beautiful area and is very popular with locals or tourists alike. From the …

Vietnam

Netflix's Most-Binged Shows of 2017, Ranked

Netflix might know your TV habits better than you do. Recently, the entertainment company's normally tight-lipped number-crunchers looked at user …

How educators are tackling differences in math confidence between boys and girls

TORONTO -- When Ayelet Freedman assigned her Grade 7 students to work on a math problem in groups last year, a 12-year-old girl said she was "too …

A Secluded Vietnam Beach Escape (Cooking Lessons, Included)

While the Nam Hai in Hoi An has been a favorite of Asian travelers for years (its beautiful beach is just three hours from Singapore and two from …

5 new things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), formerly known as Saigon, is one of the most vibrant and largest cities in Vietnam, famous for its complex history, its …

Boys Benefit From Co-Ed Schooling More Than Girls, According To A New Study

As an alumna of all-girl schools, I can tell you that the idea that girls in single-gender learning institutions are focused, charming little angels …

Germany Must Create Third Gender Category, Court Rules

Germany must allow citizens to select a third gender category on all official documents, a court ruled Wednesday.<p>The ruling found that providing only …

Selfies

Delhi pollution crisis prompts city-wide emergency measures

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> The Delhi government is scrambling to introduce a series of city-wide emergency measures, as the capital braces for yet another day of heavy pollution.<p>The severity of the pollution has led city chiefs to implement a total ban on trucks entering the capital, as well as temporarily …

Pollution

Delhi reintroduces car rationing to curb pollution

<b>The government in the Indian capital, Delhi, has reintroduced car rationing to curb alarming levels of pollution.</b><p>Private cars with even and odd number plates will only be allowed on alternate days from 13 to 17 November.<p>Car rationing was trialled last year, but it's not clear whether it helped to …

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Women who are elite mathematicians are less likely than men to believe they’re elite mathematicians

Women, as a now-former Google engineer recently reminded the world, are underrepresented in several mathematical fields, including physics, computer science and engineering.<p>The causes of that underrepresentation are hotly debated, with barriers to entry and gender differences in test scores widely …

‘They’re asking how can they be great’: High school for boys takes stock after first year

On a recent school day Jabari Sellars set about teaching the meaning of “bildungsroman” to his freshman English class at Ron Brown College Preparatory High School. But it was early in the morning and late in the school year and attention was short for the long German word.<p>There were groans and …

Are girls smarter than boys?

Parents are 2.5 times more likely to google “Is my son gifted?” than “Is my daughter gifted?” A gap like this—in perceptions and expectations—is not …

Data | The World Bank

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Fathers more responsive to toddler daughters than sons

Fathers' brains react differently to daughters than sons, according to a study published in the journal <i>Behavioral Neuroscience</i>. The research reveals …

More than a third of teenage girls experience depression, new study says

Depression is usually considered an issue parents have to watch out for starting in the turbulent teenage years. The CW channel, full of characters with existential angst about school, friends and young love, tells us so, as do the countless parenting books about the adolescent years in every …

World Health Organization

Girls, Women Twice As Likely To Suffer From Depression

Gendered verbs charted over 100,000 stories

Data scientist David Robinson tracked the proximity of verbs to gender across 100,000 stories. She screams, cries and rejects. He kidnaps, rescues …

Gender

Why you should re-read Paradise Lost

The greatest epic poem in the English language, John Milton’s Paradise Lost, has divided critics – but its influence on English literature is second only to Shakespeare’s, writes Benjamin Ramm.<p>Milton’s Paradise Lost is rarely read today. But this epic poem, 350 years old this month, remains a work …

Can Grade-Skipping Close the STEM Gender Gap?

If girls were allowed to accelerate through school, then perhaps their peak career- and family-building years would not overlap.<p>Jane Charlton never intended to skip high school.<p>“I was planning on just skipping ninth grade,” says the renowned astrophysicist, who spent her summers taking calculus …