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What's fishy about your shrimp? updated 3 hours 5 minutes ago

Ocean conservation group Oceana released a new study today that shows 30% of sold shrimp products are misrepresented.

6 rules for a better Halloween updated 4 hours 27 minutes ago

Memorize and share these rules to avoid a frightening faux pas -- like an offensive costume -- this Halloween.

Inside the world of a feminist stripper updated 4 hours 29 minutes ago

Writer, professor, and stripper Antonia Crane explains what her dancing career has taught her about humanity.

Director of catcalling video responds to race debate updated 4 hours 37 minutes ago

The discussion surrounding a catcalling video now has a new element: Where are the white men behaving badly?

Woman in New York street harassment video: 'My story is not unique' updated 7 hours 0 minutes ago

A woman walked around New York City for 10 hours and filmed every catcall she received.

Register now for 'Wasting time on the Internet' 101 updated 9 hours 56 minutes ago

You can now get credit for all those cat videos. The University of Pennsylvania is offering a class next semester titled "Wasting time on the Internet."

UC Berkeley student group votes to disinvite Bill Maher; college overturns it updated 11 hours 16 minutes ago

The controversy over having TV host Bill Maher speak at the University of California Berkeley has taken another turn. Well, make that two.

How should men approach women? updated 1 days ago

The video of NY woman being catcalled on streets has men asking, "What should I do?" Answer starts with respect.

What 10 hours of street harassment in NYC looks like updated 1 days ago

A woman walked around New York City for 10 hours and filmed every catcall she received.

Fall beers worth the brouhaha updated 1 days ago

It's officially fall, which means people are haunted by pumpkin. From seasonally spiced lattes to unexpected pumpkin-flavored items like Greek yogurt and potato chips, it's no surprise that this time of year you're likely to be offered a squash-style beer.

Ick or treat? 5 strange facts about candy corn updated 1 days ago

This year, manufacturers will produce almost 9 billion kernels of candy corn, the polarizing Halloween treat.

Halloween by the numbers updated 1 days ago

Did you know 41 million children will go trick-or-treating this Halloween? Here are some more facts about the holiday.

Reducing street harassment to 'women's work' updated 1 days ago

Elana Adler created 32 samplers bearing slogans of street harassment for art series, "You are my duchess."

'Operation' game creator needs help paying for an operation updated 1 days ago

Friends of "Operation" game creator John Spinello are raising money to help him pay for a medical procedure.

For Halloween, R.L. Stine live tweets a creepy, crawly tale updated 1 days ago

Author R.L. Stine took to Twitter on Tuesday to regale his followers with a creepy tale.

The issue with ousted CBC host Jian Ghomeshi's 'kinky defense' updated 1 days ago

The Jian Ghomeshi sex scandal raises questions about discrimination over sexual activity, and BSDM and abuse.

GoPro, whiskey bottle make for wedding to remember updated 2 days ago

Attach a GoPro camera to a whiskey bottle at a wedding. Genius?

Walmart apologizes for 'fat girl' costumes updated 2 days ago

Walmart found itself sending apology tweet after apology tweet Monday after the Twitterverse raked it over the coals for a major goof on its website.

Boston Bruins bring 'Frozen' to sick kids updated 2 days ago

The Boston Bruins put down their hockey sticks on Monday and got decked out "Frozen"-style for a good cause.

UC Berkeley students petition to drop Bill Maher from commencement updated 2 days ago

Students at the University of California, Berkeley are petitioning to have Bill Maher removed as their 2014 fall commencement speaker.

The dangerous seduction of the rich boyfriend updated 2 days ago

Lisa Ling describes herself as fiercely independent and a die-hard feminist. She opens up about the one time she was seduced by a much different lifestyle.

The Ray Rice children's Halloween costume you won't believe updated 3 days ago

An Instagram photo of a child wearing a Ray Rice costume, and dragging a doll ostensibly meant to symbolize Janay Rice sparked outrage online among parents.

Gisele Bundchen is right, mom comes first! updated 6 days ago

Giselle Bundchen was criticized for saying taking care of herself makes her a better mother, but many women agree with her.

Talking to kids about tragedy a tough task for parents updated 6 days ago

After another mass tragedy, parents are deciding how and what to tell their kids.

Boo! ...zy caramel apples updated 6 days ago

Red-wine caramel apples are a great treat for adults on Halloween.

Halloween costumes to avoid this year updated 6 days ago

Halloween costumes to avoid this year: dead celebs, domestic abusers and biohazards.

'Breaking Bad' star upset at Toys R Us updated 6 days ago

Aaron Paul is still upset that Toys R Us pulled "Breaking Bad" action figures from its stores and noted that a petition to keep them has gained signers.

Actress harassed online over #Gamergate updated 6 days ago

Actress Felicia Day had personal information leaked online after she wrote a blog post about #Gamergate.

Why are we so quick to pick apart Renee Zellweger's looks? updated 8 days ago

Many women were outraged following the chatter about Renee Zellweger's looks. Why are we so quick to critique a woman who is aging in the public eye?

50 states, 50 jobs, one honeymoon updated 8 days ago

Heath and Alyssa Padgett are spending their honeymoon on a seven-month road trip to each of the 50 states.

PhotoMath app solves equations for you updated 8 days ago

This PhotoMath app will do kids' math homework for them -- and then teach them how to solve the equations.

#testing, #testing: What the famous said in their first tweets updated 9 days ago

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter with #herewego. Here's how other notable figures made their Twitter debut.

Report: Majority of men using flex time and loving it updated 9 days ago

A new report by Working Mother Research Institute finds that a majority of men have flexible work schedules and are comfortable using flex time.

Why Pumpkin Fest riots are not like Ferguson updated 9 days ago

Keene's Pumpkin Fest violence isn't like Ferguson, experts say, but it still raised important points about racist double standards.

Judge scolds lawyer for bringing infant to court updated 9 days ago

The case of an Atlanta judge who scolded a lawyer for bringing her infant to court shows a lack of compassion for working mothers, many women say.

Oscar de la Renta, legendary fashion designer, dies at 82 updated 9 days ago

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82.

Mother wants 'Breaking Bad' figures removed from Toys R Us updated 9 days ago

A Florida mother is upset about Toys R Us carrying action figure of "Breaking Bad's" Walter White.

Historian Deborah Harkness turns to fiction updated 9 days ago

Deborah Harkness found a productive way to cope with her mid-life crisis. The accomplished academic turned to fiction writing.

On the hunt for bun bo Hue updated 10 days ago

Venture into the stalls of Dong Ba Market in Hue, Vietnam, for a bowl of bún bò Huế, the city's legendary soup.

Why this man created a Comic Sans typewriter updated 11 days ago

The world's most reviled font has gone analog with the "Sincerity Machine," a typewriter that types in Comic Sans.

10-year-old shooter: 'I want to be an inspiration' updated 13 days ago

Shyanne Roberts, a 10-year-old competitive shooter, is out to prove children with guns don't always mean disaster.

Teen 'like' and 'FOMO' anxiety updated 13 days ago

Teens are suffering from social media anxiety, often caused by the quest for more and more likes and the fear of missing out or FOMO.

Why you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall updated 14 days ago

Why do you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall? The answer might surprise you. Learn about pumpkin panic and view tasty fall dessert recipes.

Imam: It's 'code red' for American Muslims updated 14 days ago

When even avowed liberals turn on Muslims, it's time to really worry, says Suhaib Webb, a popular Boston imam.

Behind the furor over #Gamergate updated 14 days ago

The threat of violence against feminist Anita Sarkeesian has refocused attention on the often-misunderstood #Gamergate debate.

Going purple for GLAAD's #SpiritDay updated 14 days ago

GLAAD has declared Thursday, October 16, #SpiritDay and is asking everyone to wear purple to protest bullying and show support for LGBT youth.

The photo of a lifetime updated 14 days ago

Many photographers have taken it upon themselves to document stillborn and terminal babies' precious moments after birth.

Swoon lets YA readers choose which books get published updated 14 days ago

Macmillan Publishing has decided to do "A Little Something Different" by crowd-sourcing and letting readers pick some of the books it will publish.

Dying boy donates Make-A-Wish gift updated 15 days ago

Fourteen-year-old Martin Romero asked the Make-A-Wish Foundation to improve his local baseball fields.

Dying young: Why Brittany Maynard's story resonates updated 16 days ago

Why Brittany Maynard, 29, is an "extremely rare" patient under Oregon's "death with dignity" law.

Tricks, treats and THC fears in Colorado updated 16 days ago

Colorado parents have a new fear to factor in this Halloween: pot ending up in their kids' candy bags.

Mrs. Clooney took his name; would you? updated 16 days ago

After marriage, a name change can be a tricky decision. Here's what you should consider when deciding whether to change your name.

What teens will be reading next updated 16 days ago

These young adult trends influence which books publishers market toward teens. Here's a look ahead at 2015.

Pasta Bolognese that's (almost) better than your Nonna's updated 16 days ago

Good Bolognese is as homey as it gets: Comforting and warm, thick and smooth, and full of rich, complex flavor. Here's the best recipe for pasta bolognese.

Want a happy marriage? Have a big, cheap wedding updated 16 days ago

A new study found that couples who spend less on their wedding tend to have longer-lasting marriages than those who splurge.

Instead of Columbus Day, some U.S. cities celebrate Indigenous People's Day updated 17 days ago

Columbus Day brings to mind the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. But some places would rather you think of the Sioux, the Suquamish and the Chippewa.

Dick's CEO apologizes to girl who blasted catalog updated 17 days ago

Dick's Sporting Goods 2014 basketball catalog didn't have enough female faces for McKenna Peterson's liking--so she write them a letter.

Parents welcome, say goodbye to baby for whom they created bucket list updated 17 days ago

"Baby Shane," whose parents created a bucket list for him, dies hours after birth.

The problem with 'thug' cuisine updated 20 days ago

Author and activist Bryant Terry talks about the complicated racial politics behind the Thug Kitchen website.

Five reasons Microsoft CEO's gender gaffe is worrisome for women updated 20 days ago

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sparks outrage when he suggests that women who don't ask for raises will receive "good karma."

Caught in grief's riptide updated 20 days ago

CNN's Jessica Dunne talks about the life-altering impact of the sudden death of a parent.

Photos imagine bright futures for preemies updated 20 days ago

A photo series "From the NICU to the Moon" imagines premature babies in future professions with a series of imaginative doodles.

Dr. Wendy Ross: Taking autistic kids out to a ball game updated 20 days ago

For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.

Lisa Ling: What I learned as an average student updated 21 days ago

What happens if you're a Chinese-American kid who struggles with school? Lisa Ling writes about how she found her own pathway to success.

Taste Paraguay's delicious mistake updated 21 days ago

Sopa paraguaya, which means Paraguayan soup, is not a soup; in fact, it's more like a cornbread.

Moms, stop all the judgment! updated 21 days ago

Connecticut Working Moms follows its "End the Mommy Wars" photo spread with a series of photos urging moms to stop judging each other.

Getting to school on a foot-powered bus updated 22 days ago

October 8 is International Walk to School Day, and some schools are celebrating with "walking school buses."

New link between coffee beans and human genes updated 23 days ago

A new study found six new genetic variants that might dictate coffee consumption.

How to cut your kids' cell phone addiction updated 23 days ago

Parents around the country offer some innovative ideas on how to deal with kids' addiction to cell phones.

Steering teen drivers out of harm's way updated 23 days ago

Teens text and drive with deadly consequences--how can parents impart the importance of road safety to young drivers?

The upside of selfies: Social media isn't all bad for kids updated 23 days ago

Social media positive for teens? It just might be, according to a recent report, which says it can build self-confidence and improve relationships.

'BatDad' and other parents: To post or not to post? updated 23 days ago

For parents, the decision on whether to post about their kids online is not easy. They must balance the desire to share with privacy and safety concerns.

Forget TV! iPhones and iPads dazzle babies updated 23 days ago

A new study says nearly 40 percent of kids under two have used a mobile device.

At some schools, 'Big Brother' is watching updated 23 days ago

Schools are asking themselves whether they should monitor students online to protect them from dangers such as bullying, drug use, violence and suicide.

Mom's sexy 'selfies' ban: Is there a different standard for girls? updated 23 days ago

A blog post by a mom, who said she would block sexy photos girls sent to her sons, goes viral. Is there a double standard for girls and boys online?

Who takes more selfies: Women or men? updated 23 days ago

While women, on average, take more selfies than men, after age 40 things begin to change, according to the Selfiecity research project.

SOS for stressed out teens updated 23 days ago

Teen stress is at a fever pitch, with the demands of school, sports and even leisure activities leaving them frazzled. Here's how parents can help.

Parents, beware of bullying on sites you've never seen updated 23 days ago

Parents might know about Facebook and Twitter but kids are now using new social apps like or Kik to torment each other online.

Post-pregnancy fitness selfies: Why do they make us crazy? updated 23 days ago

Why do Maria Kang and Caroline Berg Eriksen, the moms who shared post-pregnancy body selfies that went viral, get under our skin so much?

Awkward! The tough transition to middle school updated 23 days ago

The jump from elementary to middle school can be a painful transition for adolescents and their parents.

Technology is feminism's friend and foe updated 23 days ago

Women and tech: It's heady to think about how technology is empowering women today, but some technological advances are still being used to hurt women.

Feeding people on Ebola's front lines updated 23 days ago

When an epidemic like Ebola occurs, getting basic necessities to those in need becomes an exercise in logistics.

Football safety in question after high school players' deaths updated 23 days ago

Could the deaths of three high school football players in one week lead parents to take their kids out of the game?

Parents growing anxious about enterovirus D68 updated 23 days ago

After the death of a New Jersey boy, the first death directly linked to enterovirus D68, parents are growing more concerned about their children's safety.

'Baby-Sitters Club' author Ann M. Martin's new book takes on autism updated 23 days ago

"The Baby-Sitters Club" author Ann M. Martin returns with "Rain Reign," the story of an autistic fifth-grader and her dog.

Inside Utah's struggle with drug abuse updated 24 days ago

Utah has seen a dramatic increase in pill-related deaths. Lisa Ling explores the issue on her new CNN show "This is Life with Lisa Ling."

It's a...quadruplets! IVF mom-to-be gets ultrasound shock updated 27 days ago

After years of struggling with infertility, this mom-to-be thought nothing could beat the news she was pregnant. Then, she had her ultrasound.

6 ways to embrace gender differences at school updated 27 days ago

Here's what some schools are doing to create welcoming environments for transgender and gender nonconforming children.

12 laundry mistakes you're probably making updated 29 days ago

Using too much detergent? Overloading the washer? That, plus more laundry mistakes you're probably making.

Michelin Guide reveals 2015 New York City restaurant ratings updated 30 days ago

The Michelin Guide revealed its 2015 star ratings for New York City restaurants. See the full list on Eatocracy.

In praise of punch updated 30 days ago

From crystal bowl to trash can, nothing says "party" like punch. Try these classic party punch recipes.

'Fear Street': R.L. Stine and the return of teen horror updated 30 days ago

Author R.L. Stine revives his famous "Fear Street" series at a time many consider to be a renaissance of young adult horror.

Schools preach 'enthusiastic' yes in sex consent education updated 31 days ago

California SB 967 requires students to seek "affirmative consent" from partners at each stage of sexual activity. How does "yes means yes" really work?

Boy, 15, pens viral letter about Emma Watson speech updated 31 days ago

A 15-year-old British schoolboy has struck a chord with his eloquent response to actress Emma Watson's United Nations speech.

Perfect your coffee pour-over updated 31 days ago

National Coffee Day: Perfect your pour-over technique and you'll never stand in line at the coffee shop again.

William Wegman: Why dogs are such a draw updated 31 days ago

William Wegman's latest picture book "Flo & Wendell Explore" features photos and paintings inspired by his pet Weimaraners.

You should drink a beer today updated 32 days ago

Beer's devoted fanbase has been bubbling up ever since its invention in ancient Egypt. The elixir of water, malt, hops and yeast was even made illegal briefly in the U.S. during Prohibition.

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