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“Gilmore Girls” predicted the narrative of the 2016 US presidential election

<i>Gilmore Girls</i> always had a lot to say about Hillary Clinton. The 2016 Democratic nominee was a mainstay feminist icon on the cult TV show, which aired in the US from 2000 to 2007. “See you when Hillary’s president!” one character jokes to another when informed of a delay in their long-awaited …

4 Steps to Reinventing Yourself After Hitting Rock Bottom

Failure is the unpleasant beginning of being reborn as an entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hitting rock bottom -- as energetic, smart and business-savvy entrepreneurial -- types, this dreadful phrase is simply not in our vocabularies.<p>But it happens -- even …

Motivation

Emma Watson Hid Feminist Books on London Trains

In further proof that Hermione Granger and Emma Watson are one-in-the-same, the actress recently took it upon herself to hide feminist literature around the London Underground for unsuspecting Muggle bookworms to stumble across.<p>Pinterest<p>Pinterest<p>Watson revealed her secret on Instagram by teasing a …

Emma Watson

Mom breaks down in tears with daughter after voting for Hillary

Early voting has started, which means voters nationwide are starting to get emotional.<p>The feels hit Vickie Wilkinson, 60, of Bozeman, Montana, all at …

President Obama to Donald Trump: ‘You’re a Loser’

President Obama dinged Trump on his claims that the presidential election would be rigged against him, calling his statements the musings of a …

Why Hillary Clinton Thrills the Hell Out of Me

Image<p>There is a view, often expressed on my social media feeds, that maintains that I am voting for <b>Hillary Clinton</b> because I’m a stupid, uninformed, misguided feminist who only knows how to vote with her ignorant vagina. While this may be possible, I’d like to entertain some other potential reasons …

8 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About John Candy

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than two decades since John Candy passed away. A comedy force of nature who made his most profound mark in the 1980s with a string of films that cast him as the everyman hero (often with the help of John Hughes’ might pen and directorial skills), Candy left …

Keira Knightley Says Paternity Leave Is a Necessity

British actress Keira Knightley is <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> <i>UK</i> December cover star, and yesterday, she received the magazine’s Theatre Icon award during their …

Are You Taking Advantage of the College Tuition Tax Credit? | Investopedia

In 2009, as part of the economic stimulus package, President Barack Obama created the American Opportunity Tax Credit, which increased the amount of …

William G. Bowen, Princeton Educator Who Championed Poor and Minority Students, Dies at 83

William G. Bowen, a distinguished and influential educator who pressed elite colleges to give preference to poor and minority applicants, oversaw the first admission of women to Princeton University and expanded it academically, died on Thursday at his home in Princeton, N.J. He was 83.<p>The cause …

Celebrities Who Went to Ivy League Colleges

Years ago, the perception was that women were either beautiful or brainy. Now, of course, women get the cred they deserve for having the whole package. Take, for example, these...

College & University

Steinem: For Feminism, A Clinton Win Would Be Helpful But 'Only One Step'

Make no mistake. Gloria Steinem, noted feminist and author, does not see that a woman elected to the White House automatically means a win for feminists or women.<p>"This is not all about biology, and I think we have to be careful to always say that, because if Sarah Palin were the president it …

These 11 Women Made Hillary Clinton’s “First Cut” of Potential VPs

Maybe you’ve been sifting through the emails that WikiLeaks has been dumping on their site in recent weeks that are allegedly hacked from Hillary Clinton’s campaign. (Clinton’s camp has declined to comment on their veracity). Or maybe you haven’t had the time between trying to keep up with all the …

Hillary Clinton

The 10 skills in demand around the world that can get you hired in 2017

According to LinkedIn data, this is the month job applications spike on the social networking site.<p>To find out what exactly employers are looking for, and what it takes to successfully land a job, LinkedIn looked at billions of data points and analyzed all of the hiring and recruiting activity that …

Employment

10 Ravishing Decorating Ideas By Juliette Byrne To Inspire You

<i>Juliette Byrne</i> set up her own interior design company in 1988 and since then has built up her business by working with the most discerning and high …

Use These Shopping Sources for a Patterned, Playful Home

A mix of colors and patterns fills this bright and bold East London family home. Take a peek at Anders and Mareka's resource lists below for some …

East London

Audrey Gelman Takes Us Inside the Women-Only Social Club Everyone’s Talking About

The Wing founder gives us the story behind the design of the space taking NYC by storm<p>It’s often said that behind every great business is a hole in the market that needs solving. For Audrey Gelman, founder of the Wing, a women-only social and coworking club in New York City, this most certainly …

Scientists are increasingly excited about ketamine, a party drug that could prevent depression

In the past five or 10 years ketamine — a drug that used to be primarily associated with psychedelically enhanced partying, K-holes, and jokes about horse tranquilizers — has captured the attention of the psychiatry community.<p>"It's basically revolutionized how we think about depression," said …

Depression

'Barefoot Bandit' Colton Harris-Moore near prison release, lawyer says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man known as the "Barefoot Bandit," who gained a large Facebook following and snagged a movie deal after a fugitive crime spree across nine states and three countries, is about to be released from state prison, his attorney said Wednesday.<p>Colton Harris-Moore became infamous when he …

Crime

Inquiry into sexual violence in schools

<b>An inquiry into the scale of sexual harassment and sexual violence in England's schools is to be held by a Commons committee.</b><p>The Women and Equalities Committee will examine who is committing the offences, who is being targeted, and whether the number of cases is rising.<p>Research for the committee …

Sexual Harassment

Vietnamese girls smuggled into China and sold as child brides

<b>Lao Cai, Vietnam (CNN) —</b> "When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."<p>Lan remembers the night that changed her whole life.<p>While preparing for university along the border in northern Vietnam, a friend she met online asked her to a group dinner. When she was tired and wanted to go home, the …

Vietnam

The gender pay gap: how much would a feminist cupcake cost you?

A feminist bake sale at the University of Queensland, which led to threats of rape and violence, had aimed to highlight the gender wage gap by pricing cupcakes according to the gender and minority status of the purchaser.<p>Here, we’ve used a similar concept to show how much your own cupcake would …

What You Need To Know About Chronic Sexual Violence In India

An Uber taxi driver accused of assaulting a female passenger during a ride in the Indian capital Delhi last December will be tried in a fast-track court this week on charges of rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation.<p>A 25-year-old woman accused taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav of assaulting her on …