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Do Women-Only Networking Groups Help or Hurt Female Entrepreneurs?

This new breed of groups offer a lot to Instagram. But will they change the equation for women entrepreneurs?<p>In a small loft space in downtown New York City, 13 women sit cross-legged on cushions. A noise machine hums in the background. Small succulents and crystals line the room, along with …

Women Entrepreneurs

Why Kids Love Being Scared, According to a Famous Children's Author

Sandra Boynton, the creator of an empire built on whimsical greeting cards (by some estimates she has sold more than 500 million) and board books, …

Samuel L. Jackson

Camping with Kids: A Non-Primer

<i>Reid Doughten | Longreads | September 2017 | 12 minutes (3,073 words)</i><p>It’s dark and I’m sitting beside the smoldering remnants of sausage fat and …

Parenting

A High-End Mover Dishes on Truckstop Hierarchy, Rich People, and Moby Dick

<i>Finn Murphy</i>| The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road | <i>W. W. Norton & Company</i> | <i>June 2017</i> | <i>22 minutes (5,883 words)</i> <i></i><p><i>The following is an</i> …

Long Haul

This Bedtime Story Is Putting Grown Adults to Sleep in Minutes

Having trouble nodding off at night? (Us, too.) Well, a new audio story may be just the thing to send you off into the land of Nod.<p>Narrated by the …

How Condé Nast Put the Squeeze on New Yorker Cartoonists

In late June, cartoonists for <i>The New Yorker</i> received an email from Condé Nast, the magazine’s parent company. “We wanted to take an opportunity to …

Condé Nast

From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones was released last month after serving more than two decades in an Indiana prison for the murder of her 4-year-old son. The very next day, she arrived at New York University, a promising Ph.D. student in American studies.<p>In a breathtaking feat of rehabilitation, Ms. Jones, now 45, …

Education

Content Marketing Conversations: GE CMO Linda Boff Talks Experiments, Passions and Regrets [VIDEO]

One of the most inspiring presentations at Content Marketing World was Linda Boff’s keynote address. In “Imagination At Work: Lessons In Storytelling From GE,“ the energetic chief marketing officer talked about her first principle in marketing (“know who you are”); her philosophy about storytelling …

The 90-Second Trick That Kills My Anxiety—Stat

When I first felt the wave of tension sweep over my body, I thought I was coming down with something, but this was different from the typical common …

Wellness

How To Talk To Your Kids About White Privilege

“What side of history will you stand on?” That is the powerful question Jardana Peacock’s teachers asked her as early as grade school, when she began …

Social Justice

How Motherhood Affects Creativity

Cultural messages tell women that making art and having children are incompatible pursuits. But science suggests that women may become more creative after having kids.<p>Her labor begins, and she leans back on her bottom, pulling the first baby out of her body with her own hands and teeth. Within five …

Creativity

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How to Talk to Your Child About September 11

What to say, and not say, about this seminal day in American History<p>At one point or another, grade-school age children will learn about the worst …

Terrorism

Burning Man promises to disrupt the modern world. And yet the gender dynamics are all too familiar.

There is a series of contradictions to Burning Man that can be difficult to reconcile. One of its foundational tenets is radical inclusion, but it …

Feminism

There’s a new turmeric latte in town—get it while it’s hot at Le Pain Quotidien

While Starbucks’ new turmeric latte is still only available in London, Le Pain Quotidien’s warm and cozy cup of golden milk goodness has officially …

Turmeric

Weed Warriors: Meet Six Women Shaping the Cannabis Industry

From creating edibles to crafting policy, these women are influencing the way marijuana industry is rolling out in America<p>Unlike many in the …

Cannabis

Boys Puberty Book is Pulped After Aging Badly

Parents often turn to books to help them navigate complicated, and sometimes uncomfortable, conversations with their children about puberty. This week one such book, “Growing Up for Boys,” by Alex Frith, became the topic of the type of conversation it is supposed to help people avoid.<p>On Aug. 27, …

Gender

The Ivanka Trump Guarantee

Ivanka Trump, first daughter, strode into Washington back in January with big promises: She was passionate about helping “working women,” she said, and she was going to close the gender wage gap even if it killed her.<p>Well, not if it killed her, not literally, but even if it mildly inconvenienced …

Ivanka Trump

7 Ways to Stop Burning Man From Burning Out

Burning Man gets bigger, more expensive, and more exclusive every year. Prior to its first-time sellout in 2011, Burning Man could be experienced by …

Festivals

Woman Breast Pumped At Burning Man And Gave Out Milk To Festivalgoers, Because Obviously

Period-underwear brand Thinx co-founder, Miki Agrawal, pumped her breasts every three hours to educate festival-goers on motherhood.<p>Prepare to read …

Babies

Spotify playlist: 50 irrepressible techno bangers

More powerful sounds have been loaded into our weekly updated Best New Techno playlist.<p>Slam have delivered once again with two mind-melting remixes; …

Techno

'It sent us down all kinds of wormholes': Bicep's secret dancefloor weapons

The Northern Irish duo have become one of the biggest acts in dance music – partly thanks to their DJ sets of ultra-obscure house and disco. They lift the lid of the darkest corners of their record collection<p>Andy Ferguson and Matt McBriar are dance music royalty, playing alongside house music’s …

Electronic Music

What Non-Burners Think Happens at Burning Man – The Bold Italic

Every year around Labor Day, a group of 60,000 people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for a week of bacchanalia and “radical self-expression.” …

Burning Man

Why baby food pouches need to go

<b>These non-recyclable plastic food bags are a scourge of modern infancy.</b><p>The world was a better place before baby food pouches came along. Now, in the …

Babies

Dismantling the Street Art Boys Club at an All-Girls Graffiti Camp

Oakland artist Girl Mobb got sick of graffiti being a boys club. So she decided to do something about it.<p>Amid Oakland, CA's crowded street art scene, Girl Mobb's work stands out. The artist — whose real name is Nina Wright — primarily paints badass women in a pink ski masks (a la Pussy Riot) with …

Street Art

Where’s Yayoi? An Exquisite New Children’s Book Turns Kusama Into a Whimsical Heroine for Kids

Art World<p>The book is penned by MoMA curator Sarah Suzuki.<p>,<p>Japanese superstar Yayoi Kusama has secured a position as one of the most popular artists …

Art

Seven Smart Ways to Wear Misfitting Clothes

How can you make undone flies and oversized shirting part of your sartorial repertoire?<p>The seminal oversized collections that Maison Martin Margiela …

Clothing

Sheriff Joe

Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, looked disappointed. Al Sharpton was supposed to come to Arizona to lead a march demanding Arpaio’s resignation. But Sharpton had other plans. “He’s going to Alabama this weekend instead,” Arpaio told Lisa Allen, his media-relations director. …

Joe Arpaio

I Want to Persuade You to Care About Other People

<i>Danielle Tcholakian | Longreads | August 2017 | 23 minutes (5,681 words)</i> A few years ago, my middle brother and I were in Boca Raton, Fla. for …

Racism

IT’S IN THE CARDS: EXPLORING THE INDIE TAROT RENAISSANCE

The origins of Tarot can be traced back to the 1400s, where the art first came to life as playing cards in France and Italy. The Italian <i>tarocchi</i> (as …

Spirituality