Sara McKinney

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Psychedelics and Systems Change - Politics

Many arguments for the legalization of cannabis and psychedelics draw on their relative harmlessness. Countering the rationale of prohibition, we can …

Make your own natural bug repellant

Mosquitoes suck.<p>Those invisible kamikaze vampires go straight for my ankles every time!<p>While mosquitoes will forever remain on the list of things …

Japanese Mom Bakes Awesome Bread Inspired By Her Kid’s Drawings And Nature

This bread will definitely make you re-think the whole no carbs diet thing. Tokyo-based baker under the name of Konel Bread hides beautiful art …

Drawing

Why Are People So Shocked When They Learn Who the Rapist Is?

I am a prosecutor, and I want you to know that RAPISTS are not simply the people that kidnap you, put you in the trunk of a car, or rape you in an …

Kidnapping

The Asshole Factory

/ May 2, 2015<p>My good friend Mara has not one but two graduate degrees. From fine, storied universities. Surprise, surprise: the only “job” she was …

Documentaries

#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou Spotlights Relationship Violence That Isn't Physical

When many people think of domestic violence, they likely picture something not unlike Rihanna's bruised and battered face at the hands of …

Domestic Violence

We are currently performing a series of upgrades on Core Spirit and will be back soon.<p>Since the launch, Core Spirit has been growing, improving and …

Thousands Of Women LOVE This Poem Calling Out What Men Don't Know About Body Hair

"So when a man calls me beautiful... I dare him to wait till my hair grows back."<p>View this post on Facebook

7 Ways Relationships Change Over Time

Remember when we featured Sarah C. Andersen and her hilariously honest comics last year? Well, there’s some good news, Pandas: Andersen never stopped …

Everyday slights are just as harmful to women as more blatant sexism

It’s watching a male colleague get mentored while you’re ignored or seeing the best projects passed on to men first. And it won’t stop until men decide it must<p>There are typical, obvious scenarios that come to mind when we think of a sexist workplace – like men making more money than women for doing …

Feminism

Women Won the Right to Vote, but Not Yet the Right to Their Bodies

The new movie Suffragette shows how ugly the fight for the female vote was and today’s news shows how little it has accomplished in some …

Music Is One Of The Keys To Unlocking Your Brain’s Deepest Memories

We’ve all felt the power of nostalgic music. It can strike at any moment and will flood you with a wave of emotions and memories. It could be a song …

Astrology for September 2015 by Sarah Varcas: Be Life~

"Welcome to one of the most powerful months of 2015! With two eclipses, one occurring at a Super Moon, Mercury turning retrograde, Saturn entering …

Spirituality

5 Foods To Naturally Build Collagen For Glowing, Youthful Skin

If you wish the face you see in the mirror looked younger and more vibrant, then we need to talk.<p>A lot of our beauty woes are because after the age …

This girl has created the coolest optical illusion on the Internet

If you’ve ever visited San Francisco, then you know the hills are NO JOKE. I’m talking full-body workout hills. These are serious …

Why women make gifted coders

Linda Liukas believes the world will be a better place if more women learn computer coding, and has written a children’s book to catch them young<p>You wouldn’t expect a petite, fair-haired, 28-year-old woman to be one of the most powerful people in coding. But Linda Liukas, who lives in Helsinki, …

The Ecocapsule is a new super green micro dwelling

Nice Architect, a Slovakian company, has created the ecocapsule, a new kind of super green micro dwelling. The ecocapsule is powered by a built-in …

How To Build Your Own Particle Detector

Watch particles zip through your living room<p>Machines designed to reveal subatomic particles operate on huge scales. Detectors at the Large Hadron Collider weigh thousands of tons, contain millions of sensors, and record particles moving at close to the speed of light. But they don’t have to be so …

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In Praise Of '90s Feminism That Was Before Its Time

<i>By Literally, Darling Staff</i><p>As our situations in politics, climate change, global diplomacy, and social discrimination continue to grow more complex and embittered, sometimes our only refuge is looking back at the '90s, a simpler time. This is especially true in the context of feminism -- where in …

Feminism

Congress is even more sexist than you think: Why some men refuse to be alone with female staffers

A new report suggests that some congressional Republicans are deliberately shutting women out<p>An unexpected tip for female staffers who want access on the Hill: bring a chaperone. According to a report from National Journal, certain men in Congress refuse to be alone with the women who work for …

Gender

The disturbing backlash on speaking out about violence against women

Clem Ford. <i>Photo: Supplied</i><p>As Margaret Atwood famously once said, men's greatest fear is that women will laugh at them while women's greatest fear is …

Feminism

Elon Musk denies sending mean email to employee who missed work event to witness birth of own child (Updated)

"That is no excuse. I am extremely disappointed. You need to figure out where your priorities are. We're changing the world and changing history, and …

Elon Musk

MIT Study suggests current solar power tech is good enough

The standard line about solar power is that while good in theory, the technology just isn't there to keep our lights on and our Netflix streaming. But a new study from MIT (PDF) suggests that's not the case. According to the massive report (an epic 356 pages) current crystalline silicon …

Quantum Healing

between you and your system. It is not designed to communicate with you, except through pain. That's all. It is a one-dimensional aspect given to you …

New York City

Truth - The Cure For Cognitive Dissonance

<i>“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”</i> <b>? George Orwell</b><p><b>Every time the BLS puts out their monthly propaganda report on the</b> …

Meds Don't Make Women Crazy—Trauma Does

There's a good reason women use more meds than men—trauma. A survivor of childhood rape makes the case for medication.<p>I remember parts of that night …