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When it’s time for startups to set up HR

If the sexual harassment controversy at Uber tells a cautionary tale for startups, it’s don’t wait until you’re in trouble to have clear employee policies and practices.<p>The blog post that software engineer Susan Fowler wrote about her experience at Uber got the attention of Jeff Judge, co-founder …

Employment Law

Diplo Throws it Back to the "Old School" on his Latest Mix

Diplo & Friends is a world renowned radio show that features the world’s best DJs as well performances from the man himself. This week Diplo took …

Music

What Are the Effects of Caffeine on Teenagers?

It’s common for teens to reach for energy drinks before a soccer game or to turn to coffee to help them pull an all-night study session. But, …

Wellness

What TV Abortions Get Wrong — And How Creators Can Do Better

Jane Roe died and a glass table got smashed. It wasn’t good week for abortion rights.<p>Roe, whose real name was Norma McCorvey, is, of course, the famous plaintiff in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in 1973. The broken glass is now part of the massive effort to undo that ruling (in this case, …

Abortion

The best medicine for ADHD might not be medicine, at least at first

Steve and Michelle were desperate. Their 6-year-old son, Sam, was diagnosed with ADHD soon after entering first grade. Sam’s behavior seemed outright defiant: He ignored adults when his name was called and was in constant motion. Sam let out bloodcurdling screams when forced to stop playing a game …

Parenting

The Sounds of Violence: The Brutal Beauty of the Sound Design of ‘Fight Club’

Part of the reason David Fincher’s <i>Fight Club</i> has become one of the most talked-about films of the last 20 years is because it is a full-on assault to …

Filmmaking

Inside INDEX, a New Festival That's Like Afropunk for Electronic Music

Last Saturday (February 18) afternoon, I walked into the Knockdown Center, a gloriously dilapidated former glass factory in Queens, to find Richard Kennedy and DonChristian burning sage and painting a sign that said "Very Black" on the wall. The two musicians, both regular figures in New York's …

Festivals

Trace the evolution of Aphex Twin’s iconic logo

The artist behind the electronic music auteur’s logo releases sketches of its design to mark the 25th anniversary of his debut album<p>25 years ago, Aphex Twin released his seminal album <i>Selected Ambient Works 85-92.</i> Marking its anniversary, Paul Nicholson – the man responsible for designing the …

Music

Teaching Kids Mindfulness

Being a more mindful individual and parent might be one of your personal resolutions for the new year, and research shows the same goal applied to …

Mindfulness

Taking Kids To A Museum

While many of us are still in the thick of a cold, dark, and soaking wet winter season, it leaves figuring out what to do indoors with a baby or …

Parenting

5 Tips On Getting Kids To Unplug

Kids and technology tends to be a familiar topic here on Mother. We live in fast times, and it seems as though new developments in phones, tablets, …

Parenting

How to Properly Clean Your Water Bottles and Reservoirs

I have a garage full of water bottles and reservoirs. I do my best to keep them mold-free, but recently I started wondering if there’s a proper cleaning technique for each. To find out, I hopped on the phone with representatives of several top hydration brands. Here’s what they said.<p>Plastic Water …

Dishwashing

Are you holding your own daughter back? Here are 5 ways to raise girls to be leaders.

Think you’re raising your daughter to be a strong leader? Look more closely: You, and the people around her, may unwittingly be doing just the opposite.<p>Teen boys, teen <i>girls</i>, and, yes, even parents have biases against girls and women as leaders, new research from the Harvard Graduate School of …

Parenting

Marketers Don’t Understand Modern Moms, Saatchi Survey Says

Memo to marketers: When it comes to moms, get real. Stop focusing on motherhood as a job, and start talking to moms like the multifaceted, …

Parenting

15 Female Entrepreneurs Disrupting The Status Quo

We talked to amazing women from around the globe about what drives them.<p>At AngelHack, we know a lot about women in tech issues. As a female-founded …

Entrepreneurship

To Navigate a Challenge, Pretend You’re Giving Advice to a Friend

Rebecca Rusch — a.k.a., the “queen of pain” — is arguably the best adventure athlete alive. She’s won a wide range of world championships, including …

Psychology

Self-Empowerment Is Just Another Word for Narcissism

<i>It’s not that Jessa Crispin wants to disavow feminism entirely, she just doesn’t think it stands for much anymore. “The word has become so</i> …

Our Backstage Pics From London Fashion Week’s Fall 2017 Shows

See all the behind-the-scenes action at the London shows, from Gigi and Bella at Versus Versace to zoomed-in shots of J.W.Anderson’s sparkling new collection.

Fashion

Boy? Girl? Both? Neither? A New Generation Overthrows Gender

Max, age 13, does not identify as male. Ordinarily, working through the process of elimination, that would be enough to deduce Max’s gender.<p>But Max …

Gender

7 Phrases to Stop Saying at Work

Think of the last presentation you witnessed. How many times did the speaker say "um" and "uh"? If it happened frequently, then it may have affected …

Women's News

Spice up the Holidays with Juhu Beach Club's Masala Chai Tea

There's something about masala chai that just warms our hearts, and we can't think of a better blend than the spiced goodness being served at …

Beverages

This Finnish Word Makes Your Sad Weekend Plans Sound a Little Cooler

The Danes have <i>hygge,</i> the sense of coziness that helps propel them to to the top of all those happiness rankings. The Swedes have, um, Ikea. But in …

Finland

This Man Does His Wife's Hair Every Day — & The Reason Is So Sweet

Celebrity hairstylist Matt Fugate and his wife Laura Gammel have the kind of modern relationship that can only be described with the hashtag #relationshipgoals. The New York transplants both have successful careers in the city, both are devoted dog parents, and he does her hair <i>every morning.</i> While …

Fashion

These Effortless Pasta Recipes Will Change How You Cook

For me, pasta is life. I grew up slurping down my moms varied noodle dishes, for what seemed like every night of the week. I clung to it's affordability and comfort quality during my first years as a fledgling straight outta' the nest. And now, as an adult, I turn to it whenever I need to make …

Italian Food

Random Acts of Kindness Make Marriages Happier

Doing something nice for your spouse can boost your emotional well being, according to a new study—even if he or she isn’t aware of your good …

Psychology

Budgeting for a Family? Streamline Your Spending With These Simple Tips

If trying to save as a single person is tough, saving as a family unit brings forth an entirely new set of challenges. It can seem like small …

Hacking

First I Got Pregnant. Then I Decided to Kill the Mountain Lion.

How mommy set off amid the Hollywood Hills to hunt the monster.<p>In 2012, a mountain lion fled his home in the Santa Monica Mountains and journeyed 20 miles to Mount Hollywood. He slunk across freeways, bounding between trucks and across parking lots and through residents' front yards, all the way to …

Babies

My day at the designer vagina showcase

The perfect vagina is pink, plump and hairless.<p>There is nothing major about its labia majora, curled primly to frame the entrance of the vagina and a …

Lingerie

Meet Sita Abellán, 23, Techno D.J. and Fashion Model

<b>NAME</b> Sita Abellán<p><b>AGE</b> 23<p><b>HOMETOWN</b> Murcia, Spain<p><b>NOW LIVES</b> A global nomad, she moves among Airbnb rentals in New York and Los Angeles, an apartment in Milan (a “storage closet,” she said) and her parents’ home in Murcia.<p><b>CLAIM TO FAME</b> Call her a budding triple threat. Ms. Abellán (whose legal name is …

Fashion

How to Talk to Your Kids About Dubstep

You may recognize it as the sound that spawned numerous parody YouTube videos, such as “Elders React to Dubstep” and Key and Peele’s comedic take on …

Dubstep