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Kmart to workers: Don't even ask for time off on Thanksgiving

Kmart isn't just part of the trend of retail chains moving Black Friday shopping up to Thanksgiving day. It's straight up telling workers they can't ask for time off on the holiday—but, like every other day, it's also not giving many...Show More Summary

CNN host tells Bill Cosby accuser she could have avoided rape 'if you didn't want to'

CNN's Don Lemon on Tuesday interviewed Joan Tarshis, one of the women who accused Bill Cosby of raping her, and asked why she didn't bite the comedian's penis. "You know, there are ways not to perform oral sex if you didn't want to," Lemon said. "Meaning, the using of teeth. As a weapon. Biting," he added. --Jon Terbush More

Tell People What You Want

My brother always thinks I have my $hit together because I never ask him for any help. It’s true I never ask him in the general sense, but it’s false I don’t have any problems. I just go about it a different way than straight up asking people for something which I admittedly suck at. Instead, I tell people what my goals are. And do […]

Abortion Clinic Told Staff: “Don’t Tell Women the Abortion Will Hurt”

One Chicago abortion clinic said the following on a brochure aimed at women considering abortions at the clinic: “From admission to recovery, patient ease and comfort are first considerations. She is encouraged to ask questions, share feelings or misgivings.” These were the actual instructions given to the clinic workers: “1. Don’t tell [the] patient. The abortion […]

On this #VeteransDay, anti-gay activist calls 92-yr-old WW2 vet 'disordered,' 'abhorrent'

last weekLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The Associated Press ran a Veterans Day story about 92-year-old Rupert Starr, a World War II hero who went on to fight against "Don't Ask Don't Tell." Professional anti-gay activist Matt Barber was clearly touched: Barbwire.com founder Matt Barber says...

92-year-old WWII vet fought 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war. He returned to Ohio with a Bronze Star for heroism andShow More Summary

Visual Art & Perfume- A Personal Connection

For my recent draw I asked you to tell me about a favorite work of art and the perfume/scent you connect to it. This is a hard one, I know, as not everyone tends to link images or sounds with scents. I don't have synesthesia, but I tend to think of sensations in visual terms: colors, textures, amount of light. Show More Summary

This week in the war on workers: The (active) fatherhood penalty

Just ask anyone and they'll tell you: Raising kids is really important. One of the most important jobs in the world, if not THE most important. Just don't ask your boss to act on that priority. It's well known that women's careers and lifetime earnings suffer because of time they take off when they have kids. Show More Summary

6 Things You Can Tell People Who Ask What You’re Doing After College

2 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

One, you don’t want to seam goalless, and two, you don’t want to lie. Is there a happy medium? No, but I will give you some alternatives.

CNN's Crowley: Executive Amnesty Would Be Like 'Throwing Grenade on Senate Floor'

Tuesday night on the CNN, Anderson Cooper asked the election panel what the President’s next move would be following the Republican takeover of the Senate. “I got to tell you,” Candy Crowley answered. “We don’t know what he’s going to...Show More Summary

Scientists Tell British Government: Don’t Allow Three-Parent Embryos

Paul Knoepfler, a vocal stem cell researcher, has penned an open letter to the UK Government asking for them to put the breaks on the three-parent embryo. I post it in its entirety because the whole thing needs to be read. It is important to understand that it is not only pro-lifers that object to […]

Who am I? Identity crisis among real estate agents

When I ask other Realtors to tell me what their brand is, I am told, "I don't have a logo yet." It seems everyone thinks their brand is their logo...

Who am I? Identity crisis among real estate agents

When I ask other Realtors to tell me what their brand is, I am told, "I don't have a logo yet." It seems everyone thinks their brand is their logo...

On My Candidacy

Are you Pro-Choi? I'm still on the frontline: this time for my school. After a long battle to end the oppressive "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy in the military, I wanted to restart my life. Like most veterans, I felt strange coming home from war: bewildered, often isolated, learning freedom, finding community. Show More Summary

"I don’t care who you are, if you’re African-American in this country, you know what the deal is … the deal that you’re black."

Said Spike Lee, who was asked what he tells his own children about race. It was: "People who get in trouble are the people who forget they’re black."

10 of the Scariest Stories We've Ever Heard

Don't even bother tightening your belts; you're about to get your pants scared off. Last week, we asked you to tell us your spookiest, freakiest, goosebump-iest stories. And, holy sleepless night with the lights on — you did not disappoint. Read more...

Brands: Don't Be Afraid to Market Sideways

Brands! Stop leading with your features and benefits. Ask yourself this instead: How can I help?Jay Baer challenged all the marketers and brand managers gathered for the digiSTORY 2014 conference to tell stories that matter. “Marketing...Show More Summary

Why I’m Scared To Tell You I Love You

3 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

I’m not as bitter as I may sound. Every time you text me, I’ll respond. Every time you ask if I want to come over, I will. Not because I’m naïve, or oblivious to your game. I’ll be right here every time until I don’t want to anymore...

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) Explains Why Same-Sex 'Massages' Make Gays Unfit for Military Service - VIDEO

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, who has found ways to oppose gun control because...same-sex marriage (?), was quite vocal recently about Don't Ask, Don't Tell. Of course he opposed the repeal of the discriminatory policy, but who knew his...

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

A few years ago, I developed a habit. If the person sitting next to me on an airplane seemed like they wanted to have a conversation, I'd ask them a bit about themselves -- let's say they worked in civil engineering -- and I'd say "Tell me something I don't know about civil engineering." The habit became an addiction. Show More Summary

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