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Why IBM Will Not Hire Women

When Lyndsay Kirkham went to lunch with her family, she hardly expected to be seated next to the embodiment of "Mad Men" style patriarchy. The Toronto editor and coder overheard the conversation of IBM executiv...
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Sound Off: Colbie Caillat “Try” Bares All

Well, her face does.  Colbie Caillat's "Try" takes on the beauty industrial complex. It encourages women to try accepting themselves as they are. At first, I was as swept up in the hype as every other viewer. "...

Kacy Catanzaro: The Badass Ninja Warrior Woman

They're calling her the Ninja Warrior Woman, and she's probably not complaining. A former gymnast named Kacy Catanzaro completed the 'American Ninja Warrior' obstacle course.  Catanzaro is the first woman to ev...
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Limiting TV Use for Young Children

Excessive TV viewing can have harmful effects for both children and adults. Watching hours of TV can create physical problems for viewers. Violent images can affect adults- but are particularly harmful to child...
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Derek Jeter to retire

Bostonians everywhere were devastated to hear New York Yankee Derek Jeter announced via Facebook on Tuesday that the 2014 season will be his final season before retirement. “Last year was a tough one for me. As...

Is The Biggest Loser the Biggest Winner?

For anyone who watches The Biggest Loser, or the news, you have probably seen controversy over this season’s winner, Rachel Fredrickson.  Standing between 5’4” and 5’5”, her final weigh-in registered 105 pounds...

Road Test: CHI ARC Automatic Rotating Curler

Is there anything worse than splurging only to find out that a product doesn’t quite work up to snuff? All those wasted dollars on some gadget/beauty buy/shiny new thing that completely bites. Yeah, we hate ...
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Jen Selter: Instagram Star

Recently the New York Post posted an article about Jen Selter, a 20-year-old “Instagram star.” What the heck is an Instagram star?  Apparently, it's someone who has a great butt and posts selfies of said butt....