3:44 pm, August 6th | by Colette McIntyre
Any Twitter handle worth its salt has to be up on all the new hot shows and related hashtags. We help you out by providing sample tweets for some of fall TV’s most buzzed about series.
4:15 pm, July 30th | by Grace Rasmus
Currently, a minimum wage McDonalds employee makes $7.25 per hour. The CEO makes $8.75 million a year. Research assistant Arnobio Morelix found that if the former were raised to $15 and the latter to $17.5 million, the dollar menu would only have to become the $1.17 menu and the Big Mac’s price would increase from $3.99 to $4.67.
1:45 pm, July 29th | by Colette McIntyre
Not only did your father walk six miles to school, both ways, without any shoes on, fighting back rabid raccoons and bobcats who were trying to steal his bagged lunch, but he also worked more hours than you do now.
4:15 pm, July 26th | by Colette McIntyre
A study by the Harvard School of Public Health concluded that drinking two to four cups of coffee per day may reduce the risk of suicide in men and women by 50 percent.
11:15 am, July 25th | by Grace Rasmus
For years researchers have been attempting to identify a genetic or neurological explanation as to what makes one person more conservative or inclined to identify as a Democrat than another. A study by researchers from Loyola Marymount University and Stanford University’s business school has given us some new insight into this phenomenon and the conclusion is pretty surprising: if a boy grows up with a sister, he is more likely to become a Republican.
3:03 pm, July 24th | by Grace Rasmus
In recent years, more European women have taken on full-time jobs but, according to new (and unsurprising) research, they continue to be responsible for all the work at home. New data from the European Social Survey shows that a majority of women who work full-time feel that their work is “never done” due to the pressure of household chores.
3:00 pm, July 23rd | by Colette McIntyre
In a study being called the most intricate portrait of income mobility in the U.S., researchers found that Americans have very little chance of climbing the income ladder. The study most notably reports that the odds of a lower-income household rising into the middle class and beyond fluctuate dramatically with location.
1:45 pm, July 22nd | by Grace Rasmus
New research funded by the British government indicates that women worldwide are less informed than men about politics and current affairs.
12:30 pm, July 22nd | by Grace Rasmus
The work-life conversation often focuses on women (especially mothers) and how they negotiate for and optimize their flexibility, but a new survey by Catalyst shows that men also work flexibly throughout their careers, just in different ways.
4:15 pm, July 18th | by Grace Rasmus
When the New York Times broke the absolutely shocking news on Sunday that many college-aged women like to have sex, some ladies called for an end to “women’s stories” that do nothing but foster “worry” about women in society. However, before completely dismissing this genre of journalism, we need to realize that these “women’s stories” are some of the only stories where women are actually being quoted and being heard. According to new research, men are sourced much more frequently than women are in the Times.