wonder woman and feminism
Is Wonder Woman A Feminist Icon Or Symbol Of Oppression?
by Lina Abirafeh, Lebanese American University
It’s been a busy – and controversial – year for Wonder Woman. In October 2016, the United Nations made a curious…
How Electric Cars Can Power Buildings From The Parking Lot
How Electric Cars Can Power Buildings From The Parking Lot
by Luke Walton, University of Warwick
Using energy stored in the batteries of electric vehicles to power large buildings not only provides electricity for…
How Our Pets Strengthen Neighborhood Ties
How Our Pets Strengthen Neighborhood Ties
by Lisa Wood, University of Western Australia
Talk to any pet owner and you are bound to invoke stories about the joy and companionship of having a pet. But evidence…
Why The Effect On Your Brain To A Low-carb Diet Is Similar To An Illicit Drug
Why The Effect On Your Brain To A Low-carb Diet Is Similar To An Illicit Drug
by Andrew Brown, UNSW
Some people on very low-carb diets say they feel euphoric, have clear minds and lose their appetite.
Ancient DNA Reveals How Cats Conquered The World

Ancient DNA Reveals How Cats Conquered The World

Janet Hoole, Keele University
How To Navigate The Tricky Waters Of Being A Stepdad
How To Navigate The Tricky Waters Of Being A Stepdad
by Joshua Gold, University of South Carolina
The American family is evolving. Fifty years ago, a nuclear family of two biological parents and children was the norm.
Eating Late May Wreak Havoc On Your Body
Eating Late May Wreak Havoc On Your Body
by Greg Richter, University of Pennsylvania
Eating late at night could be worse for your health than you might think.
InnerSelf Newsletter: June 25th, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: June 25th, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
You may be familiar with the expression that says you can't give from an empty basket. This, of course, refers to…
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Horoscope Current Week: June 26 to July 2, 2017
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
How Fasting Can Benefit Mindfulness, Meditation, and Your Overall Health
How Fasting Can Benefit Mindfulness, Meditation, and Your Overall Health
by AJ Earley
Fasting has been used for centuries as both a remedy and a booster in all areas of health: physical, mental, and…
Decoding Richard Strauss’s An Alpine Symphony
Decoding Richard Strauss’s An Alpine Symphony
by David Larkin, University of Sydney
“He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragic plays and tragic reality”, said the prophetic…
Why Is There So Little Grassroot Action Against Climate Change?
Why Is There So Little Grassroot Action Against Climate Change?
by Milenko Martinovich, Stanford University
While Americans support action on climate change, many don’t see the issue as an immediate threat and so the issue does…
And Then What? A Mantra for Inner Peace
And Then What? A Mantra for Inner Peace
by Thomas M. Sterner
I’d like to share a very useful tool for bringing your mind back to the present moment when it is trying to cling to…
What's The Right Way To Blow Your Nose?
What's The Right Way To Blow Your Nose?
by David King, The University of Queensland
If you have a blocked or runny nose, chances are you’ll reach for a tissue or hanky to clear the mucus by having a good…
Body Cameras Show Police Are Politer To White Drivers
Body Cameras Show Police Are Politer To White Drivers
by Alex Shashkevich, Stanford University
Police officers consistently use less respectful language with black community members than with white community…
Why Treating Breast Cancer With Less May Be More
Why Treating Breast Cancer With Less May Be More
by Ashish A. Deshmukh, University of Florida and Anna Likhacheva, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Women with breast cancer have long faced complicated choices about the best course of treatment.
Saving Energy At Home Makes Us Think We Have Done Enough
Saving Energy At Home Makes Us Think We Have Done Enough
by Taylor Kubota, Stanford University
People who report working to save energy in their own lives may be less likely to support government action on…
Learning To Communicate Honestly With Others: First Be Honest With Yourself
Learning To Communicate Honestly With Others
by Barbara Berger
What does it take to communicate honestly with other people? First of all, it takes knowing your own mind. But when it…
Keeping Your Yin Alive in a Yang Society
Keeping Your Yin Alive in a Yang Society
by Nora Caron
I have come to understand how important it is to have a healthy balance between Yin and Yang energies, both within us…
Why There Are Costs To Moral Outrage
Why There Are Costs To Moral Outrage
by Justin Tosi, University of Michigan and Brandon Warmke, Bowling Green State University
Many Americans are morally outraged that U.S. President Donald Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey, who had…
How Changing Your Meal Times Can Help You Beat Jet Lag Or Shift Work
How Changing Your Meal Times Can Help You Beat Jet Lag Or Shift Work
by Jonathan Johnston, University of Surrey
Around one in five people in Western countries could be putting their health at risk simply by going to work.
Can Even Moderate Drinking Cause Brain Damage?
Can Even Moderate Drinking Cause Brain Damage?
by Nicole Lee, Curtin University and Rob Hester, University of Melbourne
Research reported last week found “even moderate drinking” could “damage the brain”.
Exposure During Pregnancy To Insecticides Reduce Motor Function In Babies
Exposure During Pregnancy To Insecticides Reduce Motor Function In Babies
by Laurel Thomas, University of Michigan
New research links exposure during pregnancy to either of two insecticides to reduced motor function in babies.
Steps to Follow to Attain a State of Meditative Listening
Steps to Follow to Attain a State of Inner Listening
by J. Donald Walters
What is meditation? Here is a good definition: Meditation is listening. It is listening not only with the ear, but with…
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Are Left Handed People More Gifted Than Others?
by Giovanni Sala and Fernand Gobet, University of Liverpool
The belief that there is a link between talent and left-handedness has a long history. Leonardo da Vinci was…
Is Lead In The US Food Supply Decreasing Our IQ?

Is Lead In The US Food Supply Decreasing Our IQ?

Keri Szejda, Arizona State University Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University
How The Rules Of Being A Dad Are Changing As Gender Roles Continue To Blur
How The Rules Of Being A Dad Are Changing As Gender Roles Continue To Blur
by Abigail Locke, University of Bradford
These days, the idea of the hard-working, emotionally distant and frequently absent father figure seems like a…
How Disappearing Jobs Keep Kids Out Of College
How Disappearing Jobs Keep Kids Out Of College
by Alison Jones, Duke University
After states suffer significant job losses, college attendance drops among the poorest students of the next generation,…
Waking Up to the Beauty of the Earth
Waking Up to the Beauty of the Earth: Every Living Being Has A Song
by Anne Rowthorn
This is the time...to stand in awe before Earth and all the stars. The singing river calls us to sit on her banks and…
Sharia in Arabic means “the way,” and does not refer to a body of law.
What Sharia Law Really Means
by Asma Afsaruddin, Indiana University
Sharia in Arabic means “the way,” and does not refer to a body of law.
How To Reduce Injuries In Kids That Don't Involve Wrapping Them In Bubble Wrap
How To Reduce Injuries In Kids That Don't Involve Wrapping Them In Bubble Wrap
by Kate Hunter and Lisa Keay, George Institute for Global Health
We all do our best to protect our kids from harm, but the adventures of childhood usually come with at least a few…
Can We Predict Political Uprisings?
Can We Predict Political Uprisings?
by Mohammad Reza Farzanegan, University of Marburg
Forecasting political unrest is a challenging task, especially in this era of post-truth and opinion polls.
Surprising Ways To Beat Anxiety And Become Mentally Strong
Surprising Ways To Beat Anxiety And Become Mentally Strong
by Olivia Remes, University of Cambridge
Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you…
Overcoming Perfectionism and Getting Things Done
Overcome the Procrastination of Perfectionism and Get Things Done
by Sam Bennett
Perfectionism is an insidious demon that must be fought with every weapon you’ve got. Here’s what’s so tricky about…
External and Internal Causes of Disharmony and Disease
Identifying and Removing The Causes of Disharmony and Disease Using Traditional Chinese Medicine Principles
by Sharron Murray, MS, RN
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is believed that certain conditions are necessary for disease and disharmony to…
Cities Can Jump Start Climate Progress By Plugging In Their Vehicles
Cities Can Jump Start Climate Progress By Plugging In Their Vehicles
by Daniel Cohan, Rice University
President Donald Trump’s decision to exit the Paris climate agreement reaffirmed what was already clear
These Words Get People To Eat More Vegetables
These Words Get People To Eat More Vegetables
by Milenko Martinovich, Stanford University
Describing vegetables with words normally used for indulgent foods can get people to eat more of them, a new study…
Why Just Speaking English Isn’t Going To Cut It Anymore
Why Just Speaking English Isn’t Going To Cut It Anymore
by Abigail Parrish and Ursula Lanvers, University of York
Britain is facing an uncertain future and an uneasy relationship with Europe after Brexit and the latest general…

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