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I’m A Better Male Feminist Than You, Bro

I’m literally the best male feminist. You want to break down patriarchy? I do it and I’ve been doin’ it and doin’ it and doin’ it well. You wanna analyze the paradox of American society’s definition of masculinity? Nobody can live up to my expertise. Show More Summary

Breaking news: Ease labor pain with vitamin D

As we get closer to the end of our pregnancies, a common concern is how to manage the pain during the delivery. Your doctor or midwife may prescribe more sunshine. Recent research from the American Society of Anesthesiologists suggests vitamin D may help ease labor pains. Show More Summary

More CEOs are men named John than are women

Man, it sure is great that American society has made such big strides toward gender equality, isn't it? Here we are, at a point where many claim, straight-faced, that women have equal chances to succeed at almost anything. Um, yeah. About that. Among chief executives of S.&P. Show More Summary

If the zombie apocalypse happens, scientists say you should head for the hills

If — or when — the zombie apocalypse comes, those of us in big cities are in trouble, according to research presented at the 2015 American Physical Society March meeting on March 5. Starting in a big city like New York or Atlanta would...Show More Summary

AIDS and African-American History

Dan Royles Black inequality--inaugurated under slavery and maintained by protean forms of white supremacy--has been central to American society, through to the present day. But where does AIDS fit into this story? As of 2010, the District of Columbia had the highest rate of African Americans living with HIV in the US. Show More Summary

ASCAP Becomes First PRO In The World To Report $1 Billion In Revenue

In it's 100th year of providing performance rights support and advocacy for music creators, ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, reported $1 billion in revenue for the calendar year 2014 - breaking global records. Revenue wasn't the only side of ASCAP that soared notably in 2014. Royalty...

Eyeroller: American Thoracic Society Survey Says – Climate change affects your health!

From the exaggeration department …becuase that extra 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit is somehow far more powerful than the range of climate and weather extremes that human experience and live in daily. And, since when is an opinion poll equal to science? Next they’ll be telling us that 97% of Thoracic physicians… Climate change affects human health,…

Dallas Museum of Art acquires Mayan effigy vase sold by St. Louis Society

One of the artifacts that was controversially put up for auction by the St. Louis Society of the American Institute for Archaeology last year has been acquired by the Dallas Museum of Art. It’s the effigy vase from the Late Classic Era (700-900 A.D.) excavated at Quiriguá, Guatemala, in 1911. According to a December press [...]

You Should Get a Tax Deduction for a Gym Membership

April marks another tax season when millions of Americans will deduct expenses related to home ownership, children, and education from their annual tax bill. These deductions exist because of their perceived value to society; they encourage behaviors that keep the wheels of the economy turning. Show More Summary

Scientific Society Objects to Investigation of Its Anti-Science Members

The American Meteorological Society's executive director, Keith Seitter, has condemned a Congressional investigation of the potential corruption of scientific testimony on climate change by AMS members. The investigation was launched by Rep. Show More Summary

An Explanation of the Chemistry That Turns Blue Jeans Blue

3 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A recent episode of the American Chemical Society series Reactions explains the chemistry that turns blue jeans blue. The episode gives a brief explanation of the history of jeans and the indigo dye used to color them. That process is more complicated than just soaking the clothes in dye, and requires the use of an alkali […]

Climate Change Affects Human Health, ATS Membership Survey Shows

The American Thoracic Society has published the results of a survey of the ATS membership on climate change which found that the majority of ATS members believe that climate change is real and that it is having a negative impact on the health of the patients that they care for.

More than 1.5% of American babies owe their births to IVF, report says

More than 1.5% of babies born in 2013 owe their lives to in vitro fertilization, and fewer of them were twins or triplets, according to new figures from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology.

20th Annual Scientific Session of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

The ASNC2015 Program Committee invites physicians, fellows, residents, and technologists to submit abstracts through April 16, 2015. Submit original scientific investigations for presentation at the 20th Annual Scientific Session of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, which will be held September 17-20 in Washington, DC.

Andrew Jackson – The President – Was Far, Far Bloodier Than You Think (And The Musical Should Acknowledge That)

“The lessons of Bloody Bloody are seen in American society today. Today, Native women are murdered at a rate higher than any other race in America. The majority of the perpetrators of violent crimes against Native women are non-Native men. The ‘jokes’ in Bloody Bloody about killing Indians are not ‘jokes.’ They are a reality.”

The Bible Cause's Ironic Move to Philadelphia

Inside the long conflict between the Philadelphia Bible Society and national Bible association. After nearly 200 years in New York City, the American Bible Society (ABS), a ministry devoted to translating and distributing of the Bible worldwide, is moving to Philadelphia. Show More Summary

More Blowback

(Steven Hayward) The American Meteorological Society, regarded as a mainstream science organization, has issued a strong statement critical of Rep. Grijalva’s “investigation,” whose central point is the same as mine yesterday.  You can...Show More Summary

AU IP/Gender Panel II: Documenting Communities of Practice

last weekIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Moderator – Meredith Jacob, American University Washington College of Law Jhessica Reia, Center for Technology and Society at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (CTS-FGV) – DIY or Die! Gender and Creation in Marginal Music Production Straight edge movement in Brazil: associated with vegetarianism, anarchism, as well as music, not consuming drugs/alcohol. Show More Summary

Thanks, Kim, Nicki, Iggy and JLo. Love, plastic surgeons everywhere

last weekHealth : The Checkup

As if you needed proof that a more ample derriere is, in some quarters, the thing to have, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has released statistics showing that procedures to increase the size of women's bottoms were among the fastest growing cosmetic surgeries last year.Read full article >>

ABC's 'American Crime' series pushes hot buttons of race, culture

After several decades of falling short in developing comedies and dramas that reflect society's changing demographics, major broadcasters are finally showcasing series with lead characters of color and ethnic themes. "How to Get Away With Murder," "Empire" "Fresh Off the Boat" and "The Mindy...

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