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See a Close-Up of General MacArthur’s Plan for the End of World War II

Museum of World War II Boston<p>Though Japan announced plans to surrender in World War II within days of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, …

World War II

How the Diets of Early Humans Explain Our Eating Habits

Much attention is being given to what people ate in the distant past as a guide to what we should eat today. Advocates of the claimed palaeodiet …

Holistic Medicine

Did most women want the vote?

Perhaps not – it was the suffragettes’ female opponents who asked for a referendum to check. But it’s easier for us to forget that<p>One way or another, we’re going to be seeing quite a lot of Helena Bonham Carter and Carey Mulligan in ankle-length coats with pale faces this season. They’re in the …

This Is How We Talk About Female Leaders (Hint: It's Not Pretty)

In the scramble to pinpoint the reason for Jill Abramson's unceremonious ouster from The New York Times earlier this month, pundits floated countless theories about the players involved. Many of them included descriptions of Abramson tinged with sexist undertones. Her colleagues found her …

The Sad, Hateful, Insecure Non-Apology the Taliban Sent to Malala

"Why they want to make all human beings English? Because Englishmen are the staunch supporters and slaves of Jews."<p>Reuters<p>A senior figure in the Pakistani Taliban has written the teen education advocate Malala Yousafzai a letter expressing "shock" that she was shot by a Taliban gunman last year on …

Pakistan mosque built to honour politician's killer to double in size

A mosque named in honour of the killer of a politician who called for the reform of Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws is proving so popular it is raising funds to double its capacity.<p>The modest concrete building in the scruffy suburb of the Pakistani capital is named after Mumtaz Qadri, a …

'In Pakistan we shoot journalists' - and torture and kidnap them too

While visiting family in Pakistan as a teenager, a former government minister who had popped in to see my uncle, asked me what I wanted to do after my studies.<p>He found my answer hysterical: "Beta (child)," he said, "in Pakistan we shoot journalists. Think about becoming a lawyer."<p>He wasn't wrong. …

Pakistan grapples with polio fight

More than a month ago, the public health community celebrated the polio-free certification of Southeast Asia including India, viewed as a hopeful step toward global eradication.<p>But the euphoria has waned as concerns grow the virus is making a comeback and re-appearing in countries that had …

The War Against Education in Pakistan

Throughout the years of turmoil and instability in Pakistan, the education sector has remained a central target of all parties engaged in armed conflicts. Enraged over the threats from an underground Islamic extremist organization that led to the forceful closure of girls' schools in Pakistan's …

Pakistan: The "Last Chance" for Girls' Education

A religious extremist group that is determined to prevent girls from going to school in Pakistan's Balochistan province left a bizarre warning on Tuesday outside a private school: "This is your last chance," read a hand-written threatening letter that had been affixed outside the main entrance of …

Associated Press News

When Grad School Eats Up Your ‘Good Years’

Like any good economist, I generally consider opportunity costs before making major life decisions. So naturally, when I was thinking about leaving …

Super Easy 2-Ingredient DIY Acne-Clearing Body Scrub

Summer is officially less than a month away, and, if you live in certain parts of the country, you’ve probably already broken out the shorts and tank …

Skin Care

What Does it Mean to 'Care' About our Students? | University of Venus

A Gallup poll came out and the headline reads “A Caring Professor May Be Key in How a Graduate Thrives”. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, and it is …

Women in academia - Different views of success

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'Pushy' Is Used to Describe Women Twice as Often as Men

An analysis by a Georgia State University linguist shows who gets called "pushy," "brusque," "stubborn," and "condescending."<p>During her three-year tenure, former <i>New York Times</i> executive editor Jill Abramson was described (anonymously, of course), as many things, including "brusque," …

Unshackling themselves

A RECENT move to introduce physical education to government girls’ schools met the same response as most attempts to give Saudi women equal rights …

Human Rights

Women in academia: what does it take to reach the top?

<i>More than</i> <i>50 senior Cambridge academics</i> <i>called on the university last week to change the way it appoints staff because the current system favours men and stops women reaching their potential. In a letter, the academics – who include heads of colleges and departments – said a wider range of</i> …

How A Group Of Women Revealed Hard Truths In Higher Education

Butch Dill / ASSOCIATED PRESS<p>In 2004, a team of researchers moved into a “party dorm” at a mid-tier, public university for the purposes of studying sex on campus and the culture of hooking-up. But before long the lead researchers, Laura T. Hamilton and Elizabeth A. Armstrong, realized that they …

Education: A No Ceilings Conversation

Join Chelsea Clinton for a Google Hangout discussion on the state of global #education for #girls. Rebecca Winthrop, Director of the Center for …