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Trump's only been in office... EIGHT weeks?!

#RavsRadar: Hold Off 'Resistance Fatigue' With Some Hard-Earned Self-Care

Can you believe it’s only been eight weeks since Trump took office? That’s not even a full school marking period. It’s shorter than a 90-day free Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.22.17   |   SHARE
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Why are female-voiced bots responding so passively - or even gratefully - to sexual harassment?

Sexism Programmed Into Bots Like Siri? Yeah, It's True

Digital assistants such as Siri are not people. Yet, the way these female-voiced bots are programmed to react when being sexualized or sexually Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   03.22.17   |   SHARE
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The F.B.I. has been investigation Trump. SINCE JULY. (Image Credit: Flickr/Rich Girard)

#RavsRadar: So, Trump Has Been Under F.B.I. Investigation For 8 Months

Yesterday, Americans got to take yet another trip to the magical realms of WTF as FBI Director Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.21.17   |   SHARE
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A new friend for a new generation of kids. (Image Credit: Instagram/@sesamestreet)

World, Meet Julia: Sesame Street Introduces New Character With Autism

Over the years, Sesame Street has been a pioneer in holding up a mirror to the lived experiences of children and giving them a friendly Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
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Oh yes, it's a baby rhino. You gotta feel some feels for this adorable little guy.

#FurballFriday: Rare Baby Rhino Birth - Get Excited

Is there anything better than baby animals? No, there is not. Baby animals are the best. The whole internet was invented to give us access to Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.17.17   |   SHARE
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ModCloth + Walmart = SADS

Walmart Buys ModCloth; My Heart Breaks Into A Trillion Tiny Capitalist Pieces

It's sort of hypocritical for me to be pissed at Walmart, but I swore off fast fashion at the beginning of the year, and I haven't even bought one t- Read...
joni edelman   |   03.17.17   |   SHARE
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Budget proposal, yes. Force of law, NOPE. (Image Credit: By Office of the Speaker via Wikimedia Commons)

#RavsRadar: Trump's Budget Is Garbage, But Don't Panic - Congress Will Probably Ignore Most Of It

I’m going to start today’s Rav’s Radar with two words: Don’t Panic. Those words are important to remember because today the latest occupant of the Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.16.17   |   SHARE
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Look at this: they managed PIN that hacked McDonald's tweet!

Genius Hacker Tweets What We Are All Thinking (But From McDonald's Twitter Account)

Look, I'm not saying McDonald's did this themselves, I'm just saying, a lot of the people that work there probably agree. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   03.16.17   |   SHARE
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