How to Manage “Me-Time” When Working from Home

I’ve been working from home since I graduated college, and I don’t think the responses from people who have just found out what I do for a living will ever change. Oh, wow, they want to work in their pyjamas, too; where do they sign up?

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Voting For Trump? Your Friends Need You to Read This

When November 8 rolls around, many of my family members will head out to their respective polling locations and cast ballots for Donald “Grab ‘Em by the Pussy” Trump.

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Reading Makes You a Better Person — With One Catch

If you count yourself among the bookworms of the world, kudos to you. It’s a healthy habit that can improve your life in a variety of ways, including making you a better, more empathetic person.

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Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating Women in Science

As the name implies, Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is a day dedicated to Ada Lovelace. Just as importantly, it’s a day for celebrating the women working in, interested in, enthralled by, or simply excited to learn more about the global world of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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Disrupting the System for an Awful President is Useless

Looking back on the 2016 presidential elections, it seems as though Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) threw his hat into the ring, and single-handedly inspired a generation of voters to cast their ballots in protest of the two-party system and all it represents.

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Deanne Bell: Engineer, TV Host, & Education Advocate

When you talk about a modern-day Renaissance woman, Deanne Bell pretty much fits that bill to a T. Since she was a child, Bell was interested in engineering.

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German Court Protects Right to Universal Child Care

While the United States is frantically trying to wake itself up from the nightmare that is the 2016 election cycle, its European neighbors have proven, once again, that they’re woke and willing to tackle reality head-on.

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Déjà Vu: Judge Imposes Very Light Sentence on Rapist

It’s not often that rapists get brought before the court of law to face justice for their crimes. According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), 97 out of every 100 rapists will never even spend a single day in jail.

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Trans Women Impacted by U.S. Estrogen Shortage

Across the U.S., hundreds of thousands of women and girls face a potentially endless shortage of life-saving medication. You likely haven’t heard about the crisis, however, because the injectable estrogen shortage disproportionately impacts trans women.

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South Carolina Sneakily Tries to Restrict Abortions

Just when you think you can start giving someone the benefit of the doubt again, they turn around and show you their true colors. We should have seen it coming.

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