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2016, Black Doctors Charge Medical Racial Profiling.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) A group of Black doctors in Los Angeles and throughout California have been waging a long, valiant, and …

#GenForward: Half of Black Young People Face Job Discrimination

Almost half of young African Americans say that they’ve experienced racial discrimination while looking for a job and while on the job, and one-third …

Study: Lack Of Confidence In Calculus Deters Women From STEM Fields

(Photo Mikael Miettinen - CC BY 2.0)<p>The study used a national survey of 5,000 college students who enrolled in first-semester calculus.<p>A new study …

What It Will Take to Keep Women from Leaving STEM

A recent survey showed that STEM degrees are among the most lucrative for graduates. When you look at the gender breakdown of students entering these fields, it’s about 60% male and 40% female, and at the PhD level the numbers are closer. But what happens as people’s career trajectories progress? …

How to Filter and Purify Water | The Art of Manliness

For most folks in the developed world, getting a drink of safe, clean, palatable drinking water is as easy as turning on the tap.<p>Outside of the …

Children inherit their intelligence from their mother not their father, say scientists

A mother's genetics determines how clever her children are, according to researchers, and the father makes no difference.<p>Women are more likely to …

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Lot Smarter

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

12 high-paying jobs college students can do in their spare time

The key to finding a part-time job for a busy college student is to look for high-quality positions with a flexible schedule that are from a trustworthy source, says Brie Reynolds, a senior career specialist at FlexJobs.<p>"There are a lot of scams in work-from-home jobs, so college students should be …

Employment

Shakespeare and Company, Paris’s famous bookstore where wandering writers are welcome

PARIS — Shakespeare and Company, the small, crumbling bookshop on Paris’s Left Bank, may be the most famous bookstore in the world.<p>It was the first place to publish the entirety of James Joyce’s “Ulysses” when no one else would, and for decades it has been an informal living room — and sometimes a …

Literature

Are Brains The New Biceps? Why Mental Training Is The New Game In Town

Professional athletes and performance-driven people alike are making mental skills training part of their regimen. Here's how to train your brain like the pros.<p>The physical prowess of an athlete is indisputable. Gravity-defying dunks, aerodynamic leaps, and 100 mph throws are all part of the allure …

This science fiction novel is a perfect antidote to U.S. election season

Malka Older's Infomocracy is a realistic picture of a future global democracy.<p>Sometimes you need to escape from the news by plunging into a …

Idealism

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in America

You've heard about the spacious skies and amber waves of grain, but what about the painted deserts, prismatic hot springs, giant redwood forests, and active volcanoes? You could spend a lifetime exploring the sites of America, all as beautiful as they are diverse. Here are 50 of our favorites. This …

National Parks

What You Should Know About Dating Someone With A Mental Health Problem

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>"Depression," Eva Recinos tells me, "is the third wheel in my relationship." Recinos has been with her boyfriend for three-and-a-half years and lived with him for one-and-a-half. Even as their relationship has flourished, her depression and anxiety have always featured in …

Mental Health

8 handy items all outdoor adventurers should have

1/<p>A Scrubba Bag for washing clothes<p>A packable "washing machine," the Scrubba is a lightweight, compactable bag that claims to launder your clothes as …