Women in science share a message: Don’t give up

April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say. Biologists and ecologists, medical researchers and EMTs, doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and neuroscientists came with stories of why they fell in love with science. They ranged from little girls to seasoned science veterans, all carrying a message of what they’d like to tell other women. …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… trends and then reshuffle as needed. This way, youll have enough money to cover those unexpected or variable expenses without dipping into your savings. Remember, budgeting is a process. Dont expect to create a budget based on solely on one month. Track your spending over the course of a couple of months so that you can paint a more accurate picture. 2. Spending too much time on being frugal Another way to save money each month is by being frugal. But, if youre spending more time on monitoring …

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‘Were close’ BBG Ventures President Susan Lyne on the future of women-led startups

April 20, 2017

… reimagining every aspect of home and work life to be more efficient, more productive, or just more fun. That first wave included companies like LearnVest, BirchBox, Paperless Post and, of course, Rent the Runway. Raising money was a challenge because 95% of venture investors are men. So before they could get to the meat of their pitch, they had to explain how women think about their closets, or why were always on the hunt for the next great beauty product. I thought: lets back the best of these …

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These rising architectural stars could change India’s skylines forever

April 17, 2017

(CNN)“India is the place to be,” said Amit Gupta, architect and co-founder of Indian design firm Studio Symbiosis. And for the rising Indian architectural star, this certainly seems to be true. Though the design firm — founded by Gupta and his wife, Britta Knobel Gupta — is only seven years old, it is already looking to shape cities and skylines throughout the South Asian nation. Replay More …

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Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …

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The best signs from Tax Day protests against President Trump

April 16, 2017

The Tax Day protest against President Donald Trump in Chicago.Image: tannen MAURY/EPA/REX/Shutterstock On April 15 the day tax filings are due thousands of Americans across the country took to the streets to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns. As a reminder, Trump still hasn’t released his tax returns, unlike every other American president and presidential candidate since Richard Nixon. Of course, the protesters had some pretty good signs: Wow look at all the …

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Retro tech provides a brief escape from the depressing nightmare of the present

April 12, 2017

… futuristic. That’s why we’re imaging a resurgence of Power Wheels. But, you know, for adults. These ideas are, of course, just the earliest manifestation of the wave of retro tech surging up to hit you over the next few years. Because if we’re hell-bent on driving this planet over a cliff, we might as well do it in Barbie-themed ride. WATCH: This company is microchipping its workers to give them an all-access pass to the office More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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10 online classes in 10 different fields to help you figure out your career path

April 11, 2017

… potential career path, you might want to swap Hulu for online classes.To help you find the right niche, weve compiled 10 cheap (or free!) introduction courses for 10 different industries. Ones bound to catch your eye (and maybe even boost your resume) along the way. 1. Product Design: Product Design course, ALISON Image: THE MUSE According to ALISON, Product design is the process whereby product designers conceptualize and evaluate ideas before turning them into products ready to be sold …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 11, 2017

… social media allows people to communicate freely and share information, it enables the creation of like-minded groups. If these groups are big enough, or driven enough, they have the potential to positively influence and shape cultural progress. Recent examples of this include the Green Revolution in Iran, Arab Spring, the Occupy movement, and #BlackLivesMatter protests. And, of course, the new grassroots movement to end the stigma of addiction. Our community, once marginalized and shamed into …

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Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

… second to the young American, and was tied 10th last year. “You’ve got to be aggressive at times, there’s certain pins you’ve got to take advantage of but this is a golf course you’ve got to pick your moments,” Rose told Sky Sports. “That will be the gameplan.” Garcia, 37, part of a four-way share of the lead at halfway with Hoffman, Fowler and Pieters, is still chasing a first major title in his 74th attempt, a run which has included 22 top …

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler in leading quartet

April 8, 2017

… first, second in his three visits to Augusta, birdied three of his last six holes for a 69 to climb back to level par after suffering a quadruple-bogey nine at the 15th in a round of 75 Thursday. “I think the course is going to get very firm, keeping the ball below the hole is so key when the nerves at the weekend come up,” Spieth told Sky Sports. Three-time champion Mickelson, who at 46 and nine months could overtake Jack Nicklaus as the oldest Masters winner should he triumph …

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Jeff Bezos is going to sell off a ton of Amazon stock to fund Blue Origin

April 7, 2017

… long run. In other words, don’t think Bezos and his team aren’t learning from SpaceX. Though Bezos and “rival” Elon Musk have been breaking out their measuring tape at times, Bezos himself has noted how competition will help these projects thrive: From my point of view, the more the merrier. I want Virgin Galactic to succeed. I want SpaceX to succeed. I want United Launch Alliance to succeed. I want Arianespace to succeed, and of course I want Blue Origin to succeed. …

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Is the humble Lada now a classic car? – BBC News

April 6, 2017

… “Don’t trust your own judgement,” he says. “Instead, ellicit the help of a car club who might know the vehicle in question, or take someone from that club with you to look at that car. “This is better than saddling yourself with a car that could cost you a packet.” Of course, owning a classic car isn’t just about money; some people do it for the sheer fun. Bronwyn Burrell was 25 when she took part in the same 1970 London-to-Mexico rally as the feted …

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How to photograph Hanoi like the city’s Instagram stars

April 6, 2017

… Ly Dao Thanh Street, in the old quarter behind Hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and, of course West Lake, the city’s largest freshwater lake. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH #MyHanoi: Javier Puig Saura He often visits Hoan Kiem Lake, where he finds Hanoians of all ages exercising, performing Aikido — a Japanese martial art — or just taking a stroll, ice cream in hand. On the first and 15th day of each month, Javier visits major pagodas and …

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Someone put Creme Eggs on a pizza and we’re not sure how to feel about it

April 5, 2017

… usually features spinach, mozzarella, tomato, and egg. This sweet version of the pizza switches out those classic savoury ingredients, replacing the tomato base with a macerated strawberry base. In the place of mozzarella and spinach are mascarpone and mint. The pizza is, of course, topped off with oozy Creme Eggs. Instead of parmesan, chocolate lovers can adorn their pizzas with crunchy Mini Eggs. Because why the hell not? The pizzas made by Neapolitan pizza specialists Crust Bros will be …

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People are selling old girl scout cookies on Amazon. Not cool.

April 4, 2017

… SEE ALSO: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Girl Scout Cookies The good news, of course, is you can now online shop for Girl Scout cookies at your leisure, in bulk, without having any actual connection to a Girl Scout or going out of your way to try to find cookie tables outside of grocery stores. But wait! A press representative with the Girl Scouts of the USA informed us of the negatives, and there are some major negatives: “We caution against purchases of Girl Scout Cookies found …

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Even Julian Assange is thirsty enough to tweet at Trump

April 4, 2017

… bit futile. Given that Trump’s tweets usually receive tens of thousands of replies, most of which are either “UR A TRAITOR” or “MAGA MAGA MAGA,” it’s doubtful Trump will notice Assange’s replies (he’s not even verified!)unless, of course, someone points them out to Trump. Can’t a guy get a follow-back, Donald? Which, hey, stranger things have happened! Clearly. WATCH: This epic mechanized LED cube is actually a giant DJ booth More From …

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Most beautiful places in France for travelers to explore

April 3, 2017

(CNN)Always dedicated to travel in France, we’re looking back on this gallery of gorgeous France travel destinations to commemorate Bastille Day. Actually, there are many reasons. The food, the art, the architecture, the French way of life, the incredible locations — all of it captivates us. There are, of course, many more reasons than we can possibly include, but we’ll let the images above continue the conversation. …

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Healthy Dessert Recipes for weight loss

April 2, 2017

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Big brands are latching onto viral sensation April the giraffe

April 1, 2017

… giraffes in Africa, all the money raised and coming in from products and partnerships goes to the Animal Adventure Park. The zoo owners will then allocate where the cash goes. Zoo owner Jordan Patch, who bought the park in 2013, is all about raising money for the Giraffe Conservation Foundation and his own personal charity event, Ava’s Little Heroes, for his young daughter with a medical condition. There’s also, of course, money going toward upkeep of the park itself, specifically …

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The internet histories of Congress aren’t as available as you might think

March 31, 2017

It's not like there's a shop where you can just walk up and say, I'd like that dude's internet history.Image: RICHARD DREW/AP/REX/Shutterstock The road to hell is paved with good intentions. And of course, very often these days, crowdfunding campaigns, too. You might’ve recently come across a link or eight for two different GoFundMe campaigns bouncing around the social web. Their aim? To crowdfund the purchase of members of Congress’ internet histories. Both …

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Crayola is killing off a classic crayon and say goodbye to your childhood

March 29, 2017

… can expect that there will be a new, exciting color coming soon!Of course, the 24 box will always have that number of crayons.” Have you seen our larger than life crayon box in Herald Square in NYC?! Tag us in your photos & click the link in our bio to find out #whosleaving the box on 3/31/17! A post shared by Crayola (@crayola) on Mar 26, 2017 at 5:24pm PDT Everything wrong with this heartless decision: The general timing of this ordeal: Do we really need this added drama …

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Snapchat turns to sponsored geofilters as it pushes to compete with Facebook, Instagram

March 28, 2017

… player advantage. Snapchat is hoping its reach helps it rise quickly. More than one billion snaps with geofilters are viewed on the app every day. Yet, not every ad resonates well with users. “Some friends on my Snapchat feed have sometimes doodled out brand names,” said Julian Gamboa, a digital marketing course instructor at UC Berkeley. Image: Snapchat Gamboa said while he’s been on spring break in Las Vegas, he’s noticed his fair share of sponsored geofilters. …

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‘The Hate U Give’ tackles race, police brutality and the nuances of being young and black in America

March 28, 2017

… to a head when Starr has to navigate how much she is willing to put herself out there for the sake of Khalils legacy. By staying silent, she is protecting herself and her family but by speaking up, she has the ability to change the course of justice. Its a decision no teen should have to make but Starr does so anyway, leaning on her family and community for support. A post shared by Rachel (@rachandbooks) on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:07pm PDT Thomas doesn’t explain everything in Starrs …

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A city stilled, shocked and then enraged by attack

March 23, 2017

London (CNN)The big red buses sit abandoned on the bridge, six of them. Nearby are two black taxicabs, also empty. No passengers, no drivers, no pedestrians. This area is rarely still, and never on a spring Wednesday afternoon. It should be packed with visitors, locals and the occasional parliamentarian. Of course, it’s not still even now. Slowly, then overwhelmingly, the noise takes over the senses — a cacophony of sirens and chaos. Lockdown descends upon this …

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10 Things To Bring To Someone In The Hospital Other Than Flowers

March 22, 2017

Having a loved one in the hospital isn’t easy. It can be difficult to know exactly what to do, and folks often end up defaulting to sending flowers or balloons. But thatis not your only option! While flowers and balloons are pretty, cheery gifts for people in the hospital, there are also lots of other less obvious options that your friend or family member will really appreciate. Of course, if they really do love flowers and balloons, feel free to send them along! Just make sure you steer …

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