It has been a while since we have seen the USDJPY rampathon push US equities higher, so in a day dominated by central banks (first the BOE momentarily), and then the ECB's much anticipated announcement of the actual QE launch at theShow More Summary
Demand the release of Nicoll Hernández-Polanco, a Guatemalan transgender woman currently being held in a men’s immigration detention center. Jesus effing christ. Three-quarters of public school teachers say their students come to school hungry regularly. No shit. Show More Summary
According to a new Planned Parenthood report, 4.1 million women are at risk of losing affordable health insurance as a result of a case against Obamacare that the Supreme Court will hear tomorrow. On writing, women, and mental illness. What is blue???? “A decent girl won’t roam around at nine o’clock at night. A girl is far […]
Allan Savory has spent decades studying the devastating effects of “desertification“: healthy land degrading into deserts all around the world and accelerating climate change in the process. On the TED2013 stage, Savory offered a fascinating idea for reclaiming degraded land — using livestock to mimic the behavior of herds that used to roam these lands. The [ … ]
Everything you should know about King v. Burwell, with oral arguments before the Supreme Court set for tomorrow.
by Angela Guess Writing for Wall Street Cheat Sheet, Jess Bolluyt recently opined, “In a few years, the Internet could look like a very different place than it is today. We’ll be able to complete searches by voice, more efficiently search...Show More Summary
After 38 years, Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congress, is retiring. Ashley Diamond, a transgender woman locked up at a men’s state prison in Georgia, is fighting for her right to hormone therapy. A new study shows that low-income people are less likely to abort their pregnancies but far more likely to get accidentally pregnant compared […]
It's important to check your credit report regularly. But it can be a confusing jumble of numbers and detail. Check out this interactive cheat sheet that makes it easy to understand. Read more...
Know when to hold'em, and know when to fold'em. Do you suck at the mental math of Texas Hold'Em? Here's an interactive cheat sheet that you might want to play around with before your next game. Chris Beaumont, a former software engineer...Show More Summary
It is never too early to adjust your draft board or use some white out on your cheat sheets. This column highlights the players who are in for some pretty amazing stat lines in 2015. These are the players who fantasy football ownersShow More Summary
Lawyers from the Women’s Law Project explain why UPenn professors’ objections to campus gender-based violence procedures are wrong. After two athletes came out, Erskine college “bans” queerness, aka “sexuality that is not based on marriage.”...Show More Summary
The Big Data market is dynamic, with companies going public, others like Hadapt and Revelytix, Inc. being acquired by Teradata Corp, and a lot of technology innovation happening. Large amounts of money have also been changing hands. For example, last … Continue reading ?
No fantasy baseball player will truly master the craft without participating in mock drafts. Sure, you've studied the rankings, identified sleepers and assembled a cheat sheet for draft day. All terrific stuff, but nothing beats testing that knowledge against other aficionados. Mike Trout didn't just wake up one day being awesome at baseball. Show More Summary
It seriously should not be this hard to make it work. The FCC has approved net neutrality rules. A choose-your-own-adventure feature that puts you in the shoes of a young woman faced with an unintended pregnancy in South Dakota. Zendaya Coleman responded to Giuliana Rancic’s apology for her bigoted comments about her dreadlocks. Oregon is looking to […]
@feministing Maybe you should have thought about that before fucking. — Gytix01 (@Gytix01) February 25, 2015 Just your semi-regular reminder than anti-choicers actually do believe that women should just not have sex if they don’t want to risk forced childbirth. Younger women often delay seeking treatment for heart attacks in part out of fears of being […]
"If I were to say, 'Fill in the blank: Cheese and ______', most people would say 'crackers' right away. Well, beer is made from the same ingredients as crackers (plus a few extras), so to me it just makes sense to put them together," says Jesse Vallins. Show More Summary
The Department of Education has made clear that under Title IX, schools should provide — and pay for — certain services and accommodations survivors need to stay in school. I still seem to be in denial about the end of Parks and Rec. Farewell, dear Leslie Knope. On the battle for a “female Viagra.” Women’s […]
Jay Smooth says this Academy Awards was a good reminder of “the big lie.” “Nothing does more to perpetuate injustice than good people who assume that injustice is caused by bad people.” Many feminists offer some responses to Patricia Arquette’s comments — and her cringe-inducing follow-up comments — about gender pay equality last night. Show More Summary
Cut to the chase! Who won at the 87th annual Academy Awards Sunday night?
Gotta catch 'em all.