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Marching Beside, Not in Front: What Men Can Do to Support Women’s Rights

Men need to show up at this week's Women's March on Washington, but not take center stage. Beyond the march, we need to make a consistent practice of acting in solidarity with the women in our lives and our world. The post Marching Beside, Not in Front: What Men Can Do to Support Women’s Rights appeared first on Rewire.

Obama Was Right to Commute Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

President Obama’s decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s sentence from 35 years to time served plus 100 days—or about seven years, in all—is a reasonable act of mercy, well within established practices and even, under the circumstances,...Show More Summary

Margot Robbie has completely transformed into Tonya Harding for her new movie.

3 days agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Honeymoon is over! Newlywed Margot Robbie is back to work and is practically unrecognizable as Tonya Harding on set of the new biopic ?I, Tonya. On Monday, the first images of Robbie as Harding surfaced and showed the Australian actress donning one hell of a wig, some classic mom jeans and a totally '90s blue sweater. Show More Summary

NRA Applauds the Introduction of the Hearing Protection Act, H.R. 367

“Gun owners and sportsmen should be able to practice their sport with the tools necessary to do so safely. This bill makes it easier for them to do that,” concluded NRA-ILA's Chris Cox This post NRA Applauds the Introduction of the Hearing Protection Act, H.R. 367 appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Quantum simulation technique yields topological soliton state in SSH model

Topological insulators, an exciting, relatively new class of materials, are capable of carrying electricity along the edge of the surface, while the bulk of the material acts as an electrical insulator. Practical applications for these...Show More Summary

Democrats Defect from Obamacare: New at Reason

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

For practically all of the Obama administration, the partisan battle lines over the Affordable Care Act were clear. Democrats love it. Republicans want to kill it. End of story, right? Not so fast, writes Peter Suderman: More and more, Democrats have stopped defending the actual legislation as it exists on the books and in the real world. Show More Summary

One year later: A physician’s letter to Medicare patients

Dear patients, One year ago, I wrote to you about my concerns for the future of my practice in light of upcoming changes to the Medicare system.  I explained my anxiety about the Medicare Access and CHIPS Reauthorization Act (MACRA), a change in fee structure from fee-for-service (I treat you in the office, submit the […]

My, How Things Have Changed!

If you have an intact long-term memory you might remember that back in August of 2016, Hugh Hewitt suddenly emerged as the world's leading lay interpreter of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act applies to foreign entities and foreign officials. Show More Summary

A Spin Through the History of Photographic Album Covers

4 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Though revisiting the vinyl record is in danger of becoming little more than an act of nostalgia, 'Total Records' explores the art of the album cover within the context of our thoroughly modern practice of image sharing. The post A Spin Through the History of Photographic Album Covers appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Obamacare In Trouble, Musicians Should Sign Up Anyway

Although the future of the Affordable Care Act is certainly in jeopardy under a Trump presidency, musicians would still be well advised to sign up for Obamacare. Here we offer some practical advice on the why and how of doing so. _________________________________ Guest post from the Future of Music Coalition...

The Problem of the Perfect Parent

As parents, we may try to keep a clean house, practice good time management skills with getting everyone in the family where they need to be on time, and in general have our act together and run a tight ship. We may not succeed all the time, but striving to do our best is a […] The post The Problem of the Perfect Parent appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

Congress passes legislation outlawing ticket bots

Under the bill, ticketing bots are considered "an unfair and deceptive practice" in violation of the Federal Trade Commission Act.

APA Applauds Senate Passage of Mental Health Provisions in 21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Century Cures Act, passed Wednesday by the Senate, will result in much-needed reform of the nation's mental health system, according to the American Psychological Association and the APA Practice Organization.

Five Leadership Hacks

MIT has a storied history regarding hacking where the act is viewed as a “clever, benign, and ethical prank or practical joke” at the University. Hack is also defined as the act of breaking into computers or computer networks. My definition is a combination of both. To me, a hack is a clever or unexpectedly… More

Werner Herzog Gets Shot During An Interview, Says It's "Not Significant"

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Werner Herzog makes Alfred Hitchcock look like a big softie, and his broody demeanor is so inscrutable it almost seems like an act he's spent decades practicing and refining. But proving Werner is every bit as unflappable as he seems is as easy as pulling the trigger and seeing how many f@#ks he gives. Show More Summary

An Illegal Investment With A Huge Potential Pay-Off

JPMorgan Chase & Co has agreed to pay a total of $264 million to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Payments will be made to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Justice Department and theShow More Summary

What’s the real reason women remove their pubic hair?

A study published in JAMA Dermatology regarding women’s pubic hair grooming practices has people abuzz. This cosmetic act needs a formal medical name because “clamscaping” just doesn’t work on grant applications. Although why the authors couldn’t go with hair removal, I don’t know. The study wasn’t about styling, it was about removal. The study even […]

JPMorgan Agrees To Pay $264 Million Fine For 'Sons And Daughters' Hiring Program In China

JPMorgan has agreed to pay $264 million to settle claims of foreign corrupt practice act violations for its hiring of the sons and daughters of government officials in China between 2006 and 2013.

40 random acts of kindness to counter dark days

In the day-to-day, practicing kindness can help knit a web of compassion to give humanity a boost of resilience.

Facebook Reverses Course, Will Stop Allowing Advertisers To Exclude Users Based On Race

Such practices could have potentially run afoul of The Fair Housing Act of 1968 — putting Facebook in violation of the law. [ more › ]

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