Reality Checks: Evaluation Discrimination, A Plea to White Males, Gendered Toy Aisle, and Martian Lakes

Reality Checks: Evaluation Discrimination, A Plea to White Males, Gendered Toy Aisle, and Martian Lakes

A new study shows that students rate male professors higher than female professors. (via Slate) A plea to white male friends. (via Salon) Toys are more segregated by gender than ever. (via The Atlantic) New data suggests that Mars may have once had massive lakes. (via NPR) Featured image credit: John Lustig via Flickr Got a link you think we should know about? Contact us here. »

Reality Checks: 1911 Sexist Trolls, Growing Up Gender Non-Conforming, It’s OK to Be Childless, and Future Archeology

Reality Checks: 1911 Sexist Trolls, Growing Up Gender Non-Conforming, It’s OK to Be Childless, and Future Archeology

Einstein told Marie Curie to ignore the haters. (via Raw Story) Growing up gender non-conforming. (via NPR) It’s totally normal to not want children. (via The Atlantic) If future archeologists find our civilization, this is what it might look like. (via Wired) Featured image credit: John Talbot via Flickr Got a link you think we should know about? Contact us here. »

The Inevitable Judgment Against Phones

The Inevitable Judgment Against Phones

It is my completely anecdotal experience that it is impossible to not be judged for one’s smartphone choices.  Bashing people for looking at their phones instead of the world around them seems to be a thing that memes are made of. There’s also a fun phenomenon of OMG WOMEN WITH PHONES ARE IDIOTS!  Sometimes with fake Albert Einstein quotes, and my personal favorite is the person who cl... »

Reality Checks: Food Fear-Mongering, Facebook Hoaxes, Chimpanzee Rights, and Millennials in Several Charts

Reality Checks: Food Fear-Mongering, Facebook Hoaxes, Chimpanzee Rights, and Millennials in Several Charts

Is Food Babe just a glorified fear-monger? (via NPR) Facebook could help combat the proliferation of hoaxes if it wanted to. (via Slate) The case for chimpanzee rights has been rejected by the appeals court. (via Wired) How Millennials compare to previous generations. (via io9) Featured image credit: William Warby via Flickr Got a link you think we should know about? Contact us here. »

Reality Checks: “New Puberty,” Believing Shia LaBeouf, Calorie Counts, and “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”

Reality Checks: “New Puberty,” Believing Shia LaBeouf, Calorie Counts, and “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”

Girls are going through puberty earlier than previous generations. What does this mean? (via NPR) Why it’s important to believe Shia LaBeouf. (via The Guardian) Putting calorie counts on food probably won’t hit its target. (via The Atlantic) “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” is bigger than Ferguson. (via Vice Sports) Featured image credit: Shawn Semmler via Flickr Got a link yo... »

DBT Skills: Chillaxin

DBT Skills: Chillaxin

Last time on DBT skills we got to think about all the ways that we deal with it when things suck. Today we’re going to focus a little more on how to make those things feel slightly less sucky in the moment. Yes, this is possible to do without ignoring your feelings, pretending your feelings don’t exist, or repressing your feelings. One technique for this is called “self-soothing&... »

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