Susan McCallister

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New Afghanistan law to silence victims of violence against women

A new Afghan law will allow men to attack their wives, children and sisters without fear of judicial punishment, undoing years of slow progress in tackling violence in a country blighted by so-called "honour" killings, forced marriage and vicious domestic abuse.<p>The small but significant change to …

Celebrate the Chinese New Year With These 2 Yummy, Healthy Stir-Fry Recipes

In honor of the Chinese New Year (today is the first day!), I asked Grace Young, author of <i>Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge</i>, to share two of her recipes. But first, she shares a little bit on the history of the Chinese New Year:<p>"Long before it became a popular American motto, the Chinese lived by the …

No Barrette? Steal this Hairstyle Idea From Eva Longoria That Keeps Hair Back Without One

1. Tease your hair at the crown and smooth out the top layer by brushing it directly back.<p>2. Pull the left side of your hair as tightly against your head as possible, tucking Bobby pins in to hold it under the tail of the mohawk you created by brushing your hair back.<p>3. Repeat with the right …

The 4 Prettiest Celebrity Hair and Makeup Looks January Had to Offer (You Must See Them!)

The first month of 2014 flew by, didn't it? But thanks to the start of awards season, it didn't speed through without giving us some prime, grade-A-level beauty in the form of some rather gorgeous red-carpet looks. Here are the hair and makeup styles that our readers voted as being the very, very …

How to Get Healthier, Shinier Hair

First things first: You want your hair to <i>be</i> healthy. Eat a balanced diet, rich in foods filled with protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin D (nuts, eggs, salmon, and Greek yogurt are particular champs). But if you're dealing with chronically thin hair, consider a supplement with zinc and biotin …

How to Negotiate a Raise Like a Pro

When The Shriver Report was released in early January, we shared some of the more interesting statistics about income equality, the wage gap, and other issues confronting women. Following the release of the report, there have been supplemental updates, including one I found particularly interesting …

5 Career Questions (and Inspiring Answers!) With Sprinkles Cupcakes Founder Candace Nelson

<b>Ever look at women in "power jobs," running companies, changing the face of business, or starting their own and seriously consider emailing them to ask how they got there? And how the heck YOU can get there too? Yes, well, me too—so I did! And I'm sharing their awesome answers with you every month,</b> …

A Very SNL Reminder That the Worst Valentine's Day Gift Is NOT No Gift at All

Because I am human and have shallow, materialistic tendencies, I do love a nice Valentine's Day gift. But, of course, they aren't necessary, nor should they be what the holiday is all about. It's about love and romance and spending time with the person you treasure.<p>And what says love more than a …

12 Historic Photographs That Were Manipulated

With the advent of powerful desktop publishing software like Adobe Photoshop, digital image manipulation has become mainstream. However, even before …

Thanks to 'Gastronomic Voyeurism' Trend This Woman Makes $9,000 a Month Eating on Camera

What if you could get paid to eat? That is exactly what Park Seo-yeon, a 34-year-old Korean woman, has been doing. According to Foodbeast, "gastronomic voyeurism" is a big trend in South Korea right now and people pay Seo-yeon to watch her eat in front of her webcam. In fact, she makes over $9,000 …

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"Modern Love" Editor Worries About Love in the Internet Age in New Tome

A meditation on the life cycle of amour in all its florid variations is distilled from a decade of impassioned correspondence with thousands of ardent lovers.<p>I read somewhere that the ancient Greeks sent condolence cards to friends who had fallen madly in love—such a state was a madness, they …

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Mesmerizing (or Terrifying?) Macro Photos of Spiders Staring Straight at the Camera

Macro photographs of insects are nothing new; and yet, Malaysian Jimmy Kong‘s photographs of spiders staring straight at the camera are immediately …

“Take it On” Posters for the School of Visual Arts by Sagmeister & Walsh

“Take it On” Poster Series for the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City.<p>Design firm Sagmeister & Walsh has a special relationship to the …

Splendid Botanical Gardens Full of Stained Glass Murals

When the city market of Toluca, Mexico was closed in 1975, local artist Leopoldo Flores stepped forward with a plan to save the historic site. He convinced the city government to invest in a creative reuse of the building as a botanical garden with stained glass art showing the relationship between …

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

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