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21 Reasons Why Some People Get So Lucky in Life

Did you ever look at someone and think, "He is so lucky. He has money, he's in a great relationship and wow -- what a great career, being able to travel like that?"<p>I've done it too. And as my mind entertained this thought, I would find myself in an often depressing place overthinking about reasons …

Happiness

The Science of Positive Thinking: How Positive Thoughts Build Your Skills, Boost Your Health, and Improve Your Work

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But "positive thinking" is also a soft and fluffy term that is easy to dismiss. In the real world, it rarely carries the same weight as words like "work ethic" or "persistence."<p>But those …

Happiness

GoldieBlox, The Toy That Aims To Get Girls Hooked On Engineering, Is Coming To A Toys ‘R’ Us Near You

Move over, Barbie — there’s a new toy in town now.<p>GoldieBlox, the San Francisco Bay Area startup that has created an engineering-focused toy aimed specifically at little girls, has inked its first nationwide distribution deal with retailing giant Toys ‘R’ Us. The company’s flagship toy, the …

The Idealist

Economic Models Explained With Cows<p>SOCIALISM; You have 2 cows. You give one to your neighbor.<p>COMMUNISM; You have 2 cows. The State takes both and …

Jimmy Carter Blames Religion for Global Mistreatment of Women

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says religious leaders, including those in Christianity and Islam, share the blame for mistreatment of women and girls across the world.<p>The 88-year-old human rights activist said Friday that male religious leaders perpetuate misguided doctrines of male …

Africa's Future Depends on Women

By Suzanne M. McCarron and James K. Glassman<p>On July 2, First Ladies from nations across Africa will join First Lady Michelle Obama, President George W. Bush, Laura Bush and distinguished leaders in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for a two-day summit, entitled "Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa." …

Texas Women: Stop Having Sex With Men Who Vote Against Your Best Interests

"A sex strike, sometimes called a sex boycott, is a strike, a method of non-violent resistance in which one or multiple persons refrain from sex with their partner(s) to achieve certain goals. It is a form of temporary sexual abstinence. Sex strikes have been used to protest many issues, from water …

How Do We Eliminate Racism And Empower Women Around The World?

In an interview with Dara P. Richardson-Heron, CEO of the YWCA USA, we discussed the connection between racism and women’s empowerment, leadership lessons in the context of pursuing social change, the state of racism here in the United States, and much more.<p>As the CEO of the YWCA USA, Dr. …

Professional Women And Likeability: Does It Matter?

I care more than just a little bit about likability in business. In fact, I strongly believe that if a business doesn’t have likeable products, services, or business practices, this will be reflected in the (increasingly public) customer feedback and, ultimately, the viability of the company. In …

Parenting News, View and Advice, from Pregnancy to Teens | HuffPost UK

Vanessa Christie Lactation & Early Parenting Consultant, Mama of 2 & Expert Speaker at The Baby Show<p>News<p>Stephanie Arnold Author and Emmy-nominated …

Courtrooms to be fully digital by 2016

<b>Courtrooms in England and Wales will be fully digital by 2016, the government says, ending what it described as "an outdated reliance on paper".</b><p>It is part of a wide-ranging £160m plan to improve the speed and efficiency of the criminal justice system.<p>Measures will include secure wi-fi in courts so …

Crime

Girls' Legos Are A Hit, But Why Do Girls Need Special Legos?

Two years ago, in 2011, <i>90 percent</i> of Lego's consumers were boys. A tough statistic to swallow for those of us who grew up playing with Lego's gender-neutral buckets of bricks. But the statistic came straight from Lego, which was then focused on boys with franchised sets based on properties like <i>Star</i> …