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The biggest myth about our brains is that they are “male” or “female”

Daphna Joel was already an established neuroscientist in 2009, when she chose to launch a gender studies course at Tel Aviv University. While preparing the class curriculum, she became deeply interested in the mechanisms through which gender is formed. Her research led her to an experiment by a …

The Brain

15 Bad*ss American Women You Need To Know About

During the second wave of feminism in the ’60s and ’70s (look it up, kids), feminist activists grabbed onto a well-known phrase, “Behind every great …

Feminism

Hollywood's rape culture is a reflection of our culture

How can one react to the unrepentant admission by Bernardo Bertolucci that he and Marlon Brando conspired over butter scene involving Maria Schneider on the set of Last Tango in Paris?<p>These are not easy days to be a feminist in America. The film industry, as well as other progressives in American …

How feminists embraced the radical open letter

From the survivor of the Stanford sexual assault case to celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence and Amber Heard, 2016 has seen a once-derided format stage a comeback • Exclusive: Read Serena Williams’s open letter ‘to incredible women’<p>Bookended by the death of David Bowie and the election of a …

Six trailblazing medieval women

<b>First female playwright: Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (c935–c1000)</b><p>The 10th-century Saxon canoness Hrotsvit of Gandersheim called herself ‘the strong voice …

Ancient History

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

Global markets braced as polling closes in Greece referendum

Around the world bankers and investors prepare to discuss implications of the outcome, which remains uncertain as the first results are awaited<p>Polling stations across Greece have closed after a momentous referendum for the euro and a crucial one for global financial markets.<p>Around the world, …

38 Simple Food Swaps That Could Change Your Life

This list makes it almost too easy for you to get healthier.<p><i>By Laura Schwecherl for Greatist</i><p>Whole grains for white, quality for quantity, Wii Fit for Mario Kart—just one smart swap can pave the way to a healthier and happier life. So we decided to go all out and provide 38 "this for that's." Now …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Can Eating Chocolate Help You Lose Weight?

Eating chocolate before and after your meals is the newest weight-loss tactic. But is it too good to be true?<p><i>Eat Chocolate, Lose Weight.</i> If the title of the new weight-loss book from neuroscientist Will Clower, Ph.D., isn't enough to grab your attention, its promise might: Eat chocolate 20 minutes …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Google Earth

Beats Music Review: Finally, A Digital DJ That Knows Its Stuff

Whether you’re jamming a dusty cassette into a Honda’s busted-up tape deck or clicking and dragging a digital playlist into coherence, music feels personal. In the digital age, we risk losing that art if we take it for granted.<p>The on-demand streaming model means we can follow one whim after the …

14 Things I Wish I Knew in My 20s

As I move headlong into middle age, there are so many ways I have matured. I was a mess in my 20s, admittedly. I was insecure, scattered, and unsure of myself. And when I coach younger clients, I tend to tell them the things I wish someone would have sat down and told me at their age. Things like: …

8 Natural Ways to Feel More Energized

For when you’d rather not reach for a cup of coffee

27 Actors Who Dramatically Changed Their Looks For Movies

For the role, Bale told People Magazine he gained 43 pounds on a diet of donuts, cheeseburgers, and anything else he could get his hands on.<p>He estimated going from about 185 to 228 pounds. The actor also shaved his head, and slouched enough to accidentally herniate a disc in his back.<p>Bale was so …

Robert DeNiro

Meet Latin America's Teenage Korean Pop Fanatics

If you want to get a sense of what Mexican teenagers are up to these days, here's an unexpected place to start: A Korean bakery in downtown Mexico City.<p>Every Sunday, dozens of teens — mostly female — convene here to eat Korean snacks and geek out about their favorite boy bands. They're known as <i>los</i> …

15 Minute Workout: Exercise Bands

Few workout tools beat the efficiency of the multitasking resistance band, which costs under 20 bucks and takes up less space in your bag than an iPod. "Plus, it works your muscles at a full range of motion, targeting parts that are often missed by free weights," says Hannah Davis, a personal …

If You Liked 'Divergent,' 'The Mortal Instruments' And 'The Hunger Games,' Try These Books

This is a great year for YA fans. We're getting movies for Cassandra Clare's "The Mortal Instruments" and Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Not to mention, Veronica Roth's "Divergent" will follow shortly after in 2014.<p>But for those of you who have read -- and loved -- those three …

The Hunger Games

5 Films You Can Watch on Your Lunch Break!

Whether you like to admit or not, there are times, especially after a full morning of hard work at the office, where you need nothing more than a …

Kevin Spacey