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Chewing the Facts: Gender Gap, Gut Decisions, and Plastic Skin.

This Week: Gender Gap, Gut Decisions, Fiscal Cliff and Plastic Skin.

Clothing Crisis: Can it be saved?

The change of the season is a great time to sort through your closet and clear your wardrobe of old, outdated clothing. But getting rid of clothing can be a little more complicated than just putting something in the trash or donation bin—some pieces may have sentimental value, be great basics or truly one-of-a-kind pieces […]

As if growing pains weren’t enough: Health disparities in sexual minorities

As if teens today don’t have enough to worry about, studies in the last decade have proved what all too many are already well aware of: being a sexual minority—that is gay, lesbian or bisexual—makes growing up healthy even harder. Most of us remember the mad race of high school, desperately trying to figure out what it takes to be one of the “cool kids,” to fit in and be liked, while others rebelled and fought to stand out as much as possible [...]

Having It All: Success + Love

Lately, the media has been “reminding” us that we just can’t have it all—it’s gone mainstream that we have to choose between loving our life and having a great career. But the true meaning of living a good life is finding a balance between the two. That means working hard and playing hard; it means […]

The DIY-er’s Tool Kit: The Basics

DI-What? Have you ever noticed a chair in a store window that was completely out of your price range? Or maybe saw a picture on the internet of a worn dresser or desk that someone modified into a truly amazing piece? If you thought to yourself “that doesn’t look too bad; I could build it […]

And Then There Were Two…or More?

06 November 2012

As of last week some voters remained unsure of whom they will choose for the role of President of the United States of America. There are voters who are simply uncertain who would best fill the position. Other citizens were waiting to see if any new developments arose over the past few days. And yes, […]

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Clothing Crisis: Can it be saved?

29 October 2012

The change of the season is a great time to sort through your closet and clear your wardrobe of old, outdated clothing. But getting rid of clothing can be a little more complicated than just putting something in the trash or donation bin—some pieces may have sentimental value, be great basics or truly one-of-a-kind pieces […]

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You Code Girl!

26 October 2012

What do an independent filmmaker, a biomedical engineer and an engineer who works at Google have in common? Melissa Pierce, Molly Rossow and Francesca Slade are all members of Chicago Women Developers, a networking and educational group for women in technology. The group started when Melissa ran into problems with her website. She took the […]

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Chewing the Facts: Flirting Pays Off and Testosterone Increases Honesty

24 October 2012

This Week in Chewing the Facts: UC Berkeley study finds flirting can pay off for women, Dogs Can Do Math, Felix Baumgartner free-falls to Earth faster than speed of sound and Testosterone increases honesty.

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