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. …


College majors dominated by women lead to lower-paying jobs, Glassdoor found

April 20, 2017

The gender pay gap is linked to college majors, but even choosing a high-paying field doesn't always help.Image: Shutterstock / silvabom The gender pay gap in the United States starts early with what you choose as your college major. Majors that tend to lead to higher-paying jobs are dominated by male college students and majors that feed into lower-paying jobs are dominated by women, Glassdoor found in a new report. “Because men and women systematically sort into different college …


A field of Lego daffodils has sprouted in a UK city centre

April 13, 2017

A field of daffodils built with yellow Lego bricks has sprouted in Hull, UK, much to the delight of its residents. SEE ALSO: Stop working like a sucker and get paid to build Lego models instead The temporary installation is part of Hull’s City of Culture 2017 event, a celebration highlighting the city’s arts and culture. The display in the East Yorkshire city’s King Edward Square features 1,700 daffodils made from a whopping 146,400 Lego bricks. A post shared by Hull …


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

April 11, 2017

… 18 more classes thatll take your skills to the next level.) Cost: $25Length: 1 hour/19 lectures 3. HR: Fundamentals of Human Resources, ALISON Image: THE MUSE Dive into human resources management by learning about the myriad responsibilities, varied recruiting processes, and proper implementation of performance reviews that come with working in this field. Cost: FreeLength: 2-3 hours 4. Sales: How to Sell Anything in Three Simple Steps, Udemy If your idea of sales is people showing …


CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… Just scroll down to our archives. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) AZUZ (voice-over): Ten-second trivia: In what field are the terms strike, exposition and proscenium commonly used? Theater, medicine, mixed martial arts or construction? These terms are most often used in and around the theater. The proscenium relating to a common type of stage. (END VIDEO CLIP) AZUZ: When I was founded in 1997, No Limits theater group, like its name suggests, wasn’t limited to people simply performing in plays. The …


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

April 9, 2017

… who has finished no worse than second on his three visits to Augusta. The Texan was 10 shots adrift of Hoffman’s lead after round one, largely courtesy of that nine on 15, but he has made steady progress through the field. His only blemish Saturday came with a three-putt bogey on the short 16th, his first bogey in 30 holes, to slip back to four under. “We’ve really grinded it out to have a chance to win this tournament. It’ll be fun having a new experience coming from …


CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… typically, traditional scarecrow in agricultural field is actually been proven that this tactic measures eventually attract birds. Whenever there’s collusion between a bird and an aircraft, it costs $200,000. So, even being able to prevent several of them during a year means that you are saving the aviation industry at one location millions of dollars. We’ve been operating the birds since around 2012 and we really see it working. And the relatively small blueberry farmer that we also …


Twitter kills the egg avatar, replaces it with something worse and doesn’t it have more important things to do?

April 2, 2017

… literally about to go from one egg, to one and a half deformed eggs pic.twitter.com/dXjIOXjCRH Brian De Los Santos (@B_Delos) March 31, 2017 The hilarious Darth Twitter account had a field day with the new design, creating alternate heads and topical comparisons to items like spring Starbucks cups. pic.twitter.com/ycx7FwRGI1 darth (@darth) March 31, 2017 ok i am an egg now pic.twitter.com/EJRQE00q6L darth (@darth) March 31, 2017 …


In coach’s rant, a lesson for parents and athletes

March 23, 2017

(CNN)If you’ve been on Facebook this week, chances are you’ve seen someone share comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. UConn hasn’t lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title. Even after more than 30 years as head coach at UConn, Auriemma said that recruiting “enthusiastic kids is harder than it’s ever been.” In the video, he said that …


Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… he didn’t want to get into “my mandate is bigger than your mandate”, and he’s probably right – there’s enough ammunition for each side that this is not the field where the battle will be decided. Sufficient support? Image caption What will it take to send Scotland back to the ballots? So how will all this be resolved? At the moment, it seems like the two sides are locked in a bit of an impasse. Could the SNP plough ahead and hold an …