People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is...– Elizabeth Kubler-Ross (via soponalimb)
The Science of Why We Don't Believe Science →
Hey, Junior! (A Look at How Grammar "Rules" Change...
theyuniversity: The more you know!
AWW WHO IS A SMART BOY!!! Dogs are so cute. (via The Awl)
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mugsofpugs: Steak today, and then tomorrow I’m getting a ‘ter? Yay! Wait, what’s a “new ter” anyways?
They call it "the zero-child policy." →
You know, this article really glosses over a huge issue. Having kids means taking time off from a career…and if you’re the woman, it can mean losing your job. I’ve seen many pregnant friends either shifted to a “mommy track”, or be encouraged to leave altogether to open up a position for someone “more dedicated”. As wages have been stagnant and maternal...
What Wal-Mart And Chief Justice John Roberts Don't... →
But gender discrimination is still the core substantive issue in the case. That became clear during oral arguments, when Wal-Mart’s lawyer, Theodore Boutros, denied claims that pervasive discrimination exist in Wal-Mart’s hiring and employment practices. As proof, he pointed to the company’s explicitly anti-discrimination policies. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg didn’t appear persuaded. When “the...
For example, consider the finding, in a report published by the American...– A Sad Day For Equal Pay: We Needed The Paycheck Fairness Act | The New Republic (via robot-heart-politics) Even though the plural of anecdote isn’t data, I do think there’s another aspect not counted in these wage-discrimination calculations. Several young women (including myself) in...