Catherine Arevalo

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How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

Nutrition

Census poverty data: Not good for women, particularly single women.

Mothers are now the primary breadwinners in four out of ten American households. But the gender shift in these families hasn’t necessarily translated …

Why Marriage May Not Be the Answer for Low-Income Single Moms

In the now 50-year war that the U.S. has waged against poverty (mark your calendars to celebrate on Jan. 8, folks), one of the most tightly contested …

This Is What It's Like To Be A Single Mom On Food Stamps

<i>By StephQJ for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>A couple of weeks ago, my 13-year-old son called to share with me something he'd heard on conservative talk radio in his grandmother's car.<p>"Last year, the government granted food stamps to a record forty-six million people. The National Park Service also has up signs …

How Welfare Reform Left Single Moms Behind

Nearly every government program has grown over the past few decades, except the one that helps poor, unmarried parents.<p>Rosa Pena, a 24-year-old single mom in Arizona, told the <i>New York Times</i> “I’ll do what I have to do,” to stay alive, including sell the groceries she buys with food stamps. Other …

The Plight of Single Moms—and the Policies That Would Help

Low-income women and single mothers are more likely to live with financial stress and regret, but they're also more optimistic about their prospects.<p>Usually, we think of poverty in terms of economic circumstances: A job is lost, or college sits out of reach. But for many women, economic misfortune …

This Single Mom And Her Son Are The Cutest Thing To Ever Hit Vine

Harmony Smith and her 8-year-old son Elliott are kind of a big deal on Vine.<p>The mom-and-son duo are the creative forces behind a Vine channel with more than 396,000 followers. Sure, having Katy Perry tweet out Elliott's "Dark Horse" rendition (<i>“She’s a beast … I call her Mama”</i>) gave them a good …

Catcalling video: Hollaback's look at street harassment in NYC edited out the white guys.

On Tuesday, <b>Slate</b> and everyone else posted a video of a woman who is harassed more than 100 times by men as she walks around New York City for 10 …

Is Feminism Dangerous to Men, and the Way Society Views Men and Boys?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Is feminism dangerous to men, and the way society views men and boys?</i><p><i>I am concerned about an empathy gap being created.</i>Men serve longer sentences than women who commit similar crimesTeaching is oriented to the way female students learnWidespread …

Six steps to a better job interview

<b>In today's world of social networks a face-to-face interview can seem outdated, but online resources can help you ace the interview and land the job, especially if mixed with some old-fashioned common-sense advice.</b><p>1. "On time is 15 minutes early"<p>Interview day is not the day to sleep in and miss the …

Employment

Associated Press News

'No Woman, No Drive' Viral Video Evokes Bob Marley To Mock Saudi Government

And it's gone absolutely viral, garnering more than 3.5 million hits in just two days.<p>Describing himself as an artist and a social activist, he says in the video's intro: "I don't really listen to music, but while studying in the U.S., I heard this song by this Jamaican guy that caught my …

Activism

Take This State And Shove It: The New Secession Movement

There's a big race right now to become the 51st state.<p>Forget traditional contenders like Puerto Rico. In several existing states, residents of less populous areas are hoping to create new states of their own.<p>Citizens in 11 mostly northeastern Colorado counties are among them. They'll vote on Nov. 5 …

Imagine a world without shops or factories

<b>I have come to think that our world is being turned upside down. We probably do not grasp the huge implications because, perhaps, we are still imprisoned by our past.</b><p>We are all of us, almost everywhere, swept up in a maelstrom of change which overturns many of the assumptions we have lived with for …

Sigmund Freud

Malala: The girl who was shot for going to school

<b>One year ago schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen - her "crime", to have spoken up for the right of girls to be educated. The world reacted in horror, but after weeks in intensive care Malala survived. Her full story can now be told.</b><p>She is the teenager who marked her …

Malala Yousafzai

stuffmomnevertoldyou:

In the 19th century, recognizing not only the discomfort but also the health and safety hazards of wearing the weighty skirts that swept up street trash, impeded walking (especially down stairs) and posed fire hazards, and fueled by the freer-thinking spirit of the Enlightenment, some liberal folk began calling for more “rational dress.” In 1851, Amelia Bloomer debuted her signature shocking ensemble of loose-fitting ankle-length trousers — essentially bifurcated petticoats — underneath a …

The third state of consciousness under the knife

<b>Having a general anaesthetic is a routine part of many operations. But what happens if you are still conscious after you close your eyes?</b><p>You are in the operating theatre. Anaesthetic has been administered and the countdown to unconsciousness begins.<p>For most people, the next thing they will remember …

Consciousness

The Frog That Got Caught in the Crossfire of a Rocket Launch

This brings a whole new meaning to "amphibious vehicle."<p>On Friday evening, NASA's Minotaur V rocket blasted off from its launchpad at a spaceport in Virginia, carrying the LADEE spacecraft on the first leg of its trip from Earth to the moon. The scene that resulted was beautiful. It was inspiring. …

Retailers, Take Note: Young Shoppers Don’t Care About Owning Your Stuff

Unlike Boomers and GenX consumers, millenials have a different understanding of possessions. A new report reveals how “instant ownership” is losing out to the “unlimited options” of online shopping.<p>A quarter century ago, Russell Belk introduced the concept of the extended self in<br>a paper published …

Generation X

18 Everyday Products You've Been Using Wrong

Your life has been a lie.

Breakfast

A New Perspective of the Day: This is What Hanging Out Looks Like in 2013

Check out “I Forgot My Phone,” a short film that paints a bleak and eerily accurate picture of what hanging out with friends actually looks like in today’s mobile age.

Amazing Animated Comedy Short - HAPPY HOUR

Wonder Woman DC Nation Short Has All The Right Vibes

Researchers Finally Ask Henrietta Lacks's Family If They Can Study Her Cells

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's taken 62 years, but researchers finally asked Henrietta Lacks's family for consent to use her …