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A Short Step on the Long Road to Workplace Gender Equality »

Though notable progress has been made, the share of women in top managerial positions of Fortune 500 companies lags far, far behind that of men. The consistent trend upwards is a promising step forward, though much remains to be done in the way of gender equality in the workplace.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
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Dear NFL: Get Serious About Domestic Violence »

“Domestic violence is not acceptable in the NFL,” says Commissioner Roger Goodell. So why did Robert Matthis’ desire to conceive a child with his wife receive twice the penalty of a man beating a woman unconscious? For more on the Ray Rice controversy and domestic violence in the NFL, see: bit.ly/1zYoomA

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
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The Biggest Box Office Bombs »

These are the movies that won't be getting a sequel any time soon. Though each of these films will go down in movie infamy, Cutthroat Island tops the list as the biggest financial disaster in history. The 1995 film only made about ten million back from its original 115 million dollar budget.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
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#Ferguson - Who Do Police Target? »

When black people make up 60% of the population, but 92% of those who were involved in police searches, you know something isn't right. What's more, of those searched, 1 in 5 black people were carrying contraband, while 1 in 3 white people were carrying contraband.

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
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How LGBT Americans' Religious Views Have Changed Over Time »

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual Americans above the age of 55 are slightly more likely to report identifying as highly religious than as not religious. 18 - 34 year old LGBT Americans, however, are developing a very different trend: they are 3 times more likely to report identifying as not religious than as highly religious.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 78
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Women Are Only 24% of All STEM Workers in the US »

The gender imbalance in the sciences today is arguably more pronounced than in any other field. According to data from the National Science Foundation, included in Verizon's viral commercial, 66% of fourth grade girls say they like science and math, but only 18% of all college engineering majors are female. So when do these potential Marie Curies lose their interest?

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
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The Economics of Child Labor »

Unfortunately, child labor is still a prominent factor in the economies of many nations, especially those that face great poverty. In fact, among the countries whose per capita income is less than two thousand dollars, the percentage of children in the labor force skyrockets to over thirty percent. Among more advanced economies, this problem is nearly nonexistent.

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
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Affordable Solar in Your Future »

This chart gives the big picture on solar costs with the most conservative example: solar energy in the Midwest – a modest solar resource and very low electricity prices. Within five years, solar (with or without subsidies) will provide cheaper power to electric consumers than their utility. Learn more about how solar could reverse injustices in the energy industry: www.ilsr.org/liberty-solar/

Institute for Local Self-Reliance
by: Institute for Local Self-Reliance
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Politicians Have Done This 468 Times To Women in 2014 »

The year isn't over yet and, so far in 2014, state legislators have introduced close to 500 restrictions intended to limit, control or otherwise regulate women's reproductive rights. Of the 468 proposed restrictions, 21, covering 13 states, have been adopted. For example, in Arizona, helping a minor obtain an abortion without parental consent has been classified as a crime.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 75
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Number of Americans Taking Religious Vows Falls Dramatically »

The number of American women that have taken vows in order to follow their faith as religious sisters - otherwise known as nuns - has fallen steeply. The total number of nuns in the United States has fallen 72% since 1965; for priests, the total has fallen by 35% over the same period.

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 79
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Down With Toxins: the Rise of Organic Eating »

The U.S. has experienced a surge in both organic food production and consumption. Since 2005, the total sales for organic foods has steadily risen for each category, with fruits and vegetables increasing the most. The 2013 estimate indicates that sales of organic fruits and veggies will have nearly tripled in just eight years. Know what's in YOUR food.

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
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You were a big bank ... »

Of the 10 biggest US banks in 1983, only two still exist as independent companies today. Did your bank survive the last 30 years?

AEI
by: AEI
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Confidence in the Police Starkly Differs by Race »

Well over half of white Americans place a "great deal" or "a lot" of confidence in the police. On the other hand, black Americans are twice as likely to say they have "very little" or no confidence at all in law enforcement. These findings are composed of an aggregate of studies between 2011 - 2014.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 37
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A Utilitarian's Disease Donation Guide »

The Ice Bucket Challenge popularized donating to ALS charities, though even if the numbers of afflicted was weighted for life expectancy, Alzheimer's, cancer, and diabetes would still dwarf ALS.

Alec H.
by: Alec H.
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Popularity of Women Bosses on the Rise »

The percent of Americans that would prefer a woman as their boss has been gaining ground on those that would prefer a man as their higher-up. The 61 percentage point differential in 1953 has dropped to an all-time low of 12 percentage points.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 15
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The Gambling Hub That Puts Las Vegas To Shame »

When most people think of casinos, Las Vegas is the first place to come to mind. Times have changed, however, and nowadays, the Chinese city of Macau reigns supreme as the gambling hub of the world. Raking in an incredible 42 billion dollars in annual revenue, Macau makes nearly ten times the money that Vegas makes per visitor.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 45
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The Impact Of The Ice Bucket Challenge »

If you think that the Ice Bucket Challenge is just a viral video sensation without any real impact, you're wrong. Dead wrong. The ALS Association has reported an incredible jump in donations since the internet challenge took off. The organization has raised in one year what would normally have been nearly a decade's worth of donations.

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 97
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Americans Disapprove of Obama's Handling of Israel/Gaza »

A new Fox News poll finds that most Americans with an opinion disapprove of how President Obama is handling the Gaza crisis confronting our ally Israel.

RJC
by: RJC
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Kobe Bryant 81 Point Night »

Kobe Bryant scored 81 points against the Toronto Raptors on January 22, 2006.

Michael S.
by: Michael S.
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Michael Brown Case Reveals Millennials' Racial Sensitivities »

Millennials are 15 percentage points more likely than Americans over the age of 65 to say that the shooting of Michael Brown raises important issues about race in the United States. They are also 10 percentage points less likely to say the case is excessively focusing on the issue of race.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 92
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In An Age of Hyped-Up Fears, Americans Discard Their Freedom »

60% of Americans are of the opinion that the nation's security is more important than the privacy of its citizens. Given that there are relatively few regions on Earth more stable, safe and prosperous in the past few hundred years of history, it is a wonder how quickly a nation has gone back on key founding principles.

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 54
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#Ferguson - Do These Police Look Like These People? »

In Ferguson, Missouri, the town where unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed last Saturday, over 60 percent of the population is black. But the police chief and mayor are white, nearly the entire city council and school board are white, and 50 out of its 53 police officers are white.

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 156
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Internet Comments Are the Worst »

See all those comments at the bottom of that news article/blog post/buzzfeed list you just skimmed? Do yourself a favor and CLICK AWAY. They are 100% guaranteed to make your day worse. If by some miracle they do make you feel better, go ahead and leave a comment on this chart—I won't be reading it.

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 79
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Chinese investment in the US »

Chinese (nonbond) investments in the US range from minority stakes in large financial enterprises to outright purchases of small medical companies to the building of office towers in major cities. Last year saw a record amount of such investment. Through June 30, 2014, the US had received more than $70 billion in Chinese investment.

AEI
by: AEI
views: 200
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How Many Rapes Actually Lead to Prison Time? »

Unfortunately this means that for every 100 rapes, 97 rapists will walk free without spending a single day in prison. It is estimated that only around 2% of rape charges are false. By contrast, an estimated 60% of sexual assaults aren't reported to the police at all.

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 93
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Could Growing Older Be the Solution for Weight Issues? »

The number of Americans that worry about their weight "all" or "some" of the time increases into late middle age, though after the age 65, drops off to rates lower than those reported by 18 - 29 year olds. After 65, Americans may have more time to address weight issues that worried them during their careers.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 83
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Trying to Lose Weight? You Aren't Alone »

Since Gallup began tracking the statistic in 1990, the percentage of Americans 'seriously trying' to lose weight has jumped by 11 points to 29% of the adult population.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 77
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Science fiction technologies may actually become available! »

Technology is advancing at an ever-accelerating rate, and for many Americans, the possibilities of future technology are ambitious to say the least. A third of those surveyed believed that, in the next fifty years, humans will be so advanced as to have developed long term space colonies. What's more, nearly 40 percent believe that teleportation will be possible.

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 104
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Feminism's Image Problem »

Feminist (n): a person who believes that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. When asked if they believe that "men and women should be social, political, and economic equals," 82 percent said they did. So, um... what's up with all these men and women who don't want to identify as feminists? Clearly, feminism has an image problem.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 231
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Americans: After Costly Interventions, No More Bill-Footing »

A comfortable majority of Americans take a more realist perspective concerning national security: we should only get involved militarily if something constitutes a clear threat to security, and not just to 'protect democracy' around the world. Read the Article to see how Americans from both sides of the aisle are coming together to avoid costly military interventions in the future.

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 147
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How Far Should Minimum Wage Take a Worker? »

The federal poverty threshold doesn't tell the whole truth about poverty and income in the United States. Research suggests that neither federal minimum wage nor poverty-level income are enough to meet a family's most basic needs. In fact, a family that earns about twice the federal poverty level is still classified as "low income."

Noah Blumenthal
by: Noah Blumenthal
views: 113
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The Eight Hour Workday, Broken Down »

So, um, why are we "working" eight hour days at all? I'll gladly trade some of my at-work Facebook time for an extra hour in bed.

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 38
Chart Score: 1

#MostPopularTwitterAccounts »

Chances are, if you own a twitter, you more than likely follow at least one of these accounts. Of the top ten twitter accounts with the most followers, seven of them are music superstars. Katy Perry tops the list, just edging out Justin Bieber by less than a million followers.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 18
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Rationalizing The Tragedy Of Spousal Abuse »

Spousal abuse is a despicable tragedy, no matter the form. Perhaps what is worse, though, is that in many countries, women believe that such abuse is permissible. A survey by UNICEF found that, in the country of Jordan, a staggering nine out of every ten women rationalized the tragic belief that their husbands are justified in hitting them.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 13
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What Are Americans Donating Most? »

Nearly 3 in 4 Americans report having donated used clothing within the past 3 years. Over half have donated money and food.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 7
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The World Is Going To Need More Insulin »

Diabetes is a growing epidemic, not just in the United States, but the entire world. The International Diabetes Foundation found that, by the year 2030, diabetes will strike approximately one out of every ten people, a total of 552 million individuals worldwide. Current projections estimate that the disease will increase by nearly 200 million in only twenty years.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 41
Chart Score: 1
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