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“10 Things Guys Do That Girls Hate.” – Are You Kidding Me?!?!

“10 Things Guys Do That Girls Hate.” – Are You Kidding Me?!?!

“To all the men, especially the younger men, who are wondering what feminism has to do with you – THIS. This is what pop culture websites are writing about you. This is not okay. You deserve better, guys!” ~ Madison Kimrey I get a lot of ideas for things to write about from my Twitter […]

Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way – Video

Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way – Video

“We spend the first year teaching children to walk and talk and the rest of their lives telling them to shut up and sit down.” ~Neil deGrasse Tyson Science.Mic reports that: “As host of the PBS series NOVA ScienceNow, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and both the radio show and televised versions of StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson […]

Patrick Stewart Speaks About His Childhood, Domestic Abuse and PTSD (Video)

Patrick Stewart Speaks About His Childhood, Domestic Abuse and PTSD (Video)

Patrick Stewart talks about growing up with domestic violence and finding out that his father suffered from PTSD and how he honors his parent’s memory. Sir Patrick Stewart was one of the featured speakers at Houston’s Comicpalooza – The Texas International Comic Convention back in May 2013 and his words are just as relevant today […]

Study Finds Smart Women Scare Men

Study Finds Smart Women Scare Men

Men are attracted to intelligent women – but they’re too intimidated to ask them out on dates. Researchers at the University of Buffalo, California Lutheran University and University of Texas, Austin, conducted a series of studies to see what men find desirable in women and concluded that men find the prospect of dating intelligent women […]

5 Social Media Rules For Teens And Tweens (Video)

5 Social Media Rules For Teens And Tweens (Video)

CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 aired a special report Monday night entitled “#‎Being13‬: Inside the Secret World of Teens,” an insightful and sobering study on social media usage among young teenagers.1 Two years in the making, the special explored the role of social media in the lives of teenagers. In a taped preview of the show, […]

‘What Would You Do?’: Foster Care Cruelty – VIDEO

‘What Would You Do?’: Foster Care Cruelty – VIDEO

A foster mother clearly favors her naturally born child over her adopted one in this “What Would You Do?” segment from ABC News. For those of you unfamiliar with the show, “using hidden cameras, What Would You Do? establishes everyday scenarios and then captures people’s reactions. Whether people are compelled to act or mind their […]

Heart-Wrenching Photo That Shows The Painful Cost Of War

Heart-Wrenching Photo That Shows The Painful Cost Of War

With the upcoming election and the daily routine of life, it is all too easy to forget the recent cost of our foreign wars and the seemingly ever-present possibility of war. Moreover, all too often we forget to consider the cost of war – the tragic loss of human lives and the sorrow it leaves […]

10 Ways You Can Protect Yourself And Your Children From Online Predators And Internet Trolls

10 Ways You Can Protect Yourself And Your Children From Online Predators And Internet Trolls

If you have been around social media at all (and face it – who isn’t these days?) you have likely come across an internet troll1. You know, someone who seems to thrive on annoying the rest of us who are content to go about our business calmly and collected. The problem these days is there […]