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Disney Princesses Are Great Role Models, Right? Ahem. Let's See Their Life Skills In Action.

Although we might dream of a fairy-tale life now and then, I think we can agree that these popular princess characters have nothing to do with real women’s experiences. Seeing what they’d be like if they were real is pretty funny. (We are so not like that, right ladies?) Why not create some positive, strong,…

Remember When Kurt Cobain Died? The Difference Between Him And Robin Williams Will Get You Thinking.

Suicide is a tough topic. For people who have been touched by suicide, it’s heart-wrenching. For those who have considered suicide, it’s much more nuanced. For others, it’s just perplexing. But this episode of the “Freakonomics” podcast will get you as close to understanding it as you can get without a Ph.D. It starts with…

In WWII, Some Amazing Women Proved They Could Do The Same Jobs As Men. That History Might Disappear.

During World War II, women entered the blue-collar workforce in huge numbers all over the country. One such place was the Willow Run factory in Michigan, where the woman who eventually became “Rosie the Riveter” worked. That factory is about to be torn down, but there’s a group of people working frantically to try to…

Here's A GIF Set On Sexual Assault That's Hilarious, Infuriating, And Almost Too Spot-On

In response to a report on numerous colleges across the country mishandling sexual assault cases, Jessica Williams and Jordan Klepper of “The Daily Show” put together a handy list of campus safety tips. Jessica’s no-nonsense delivery is hilarious but somewhat bone-chilling when you think of what her advice says about how victims of sexual assault…

If You Think Talking About Sex Can Feel Taboo, See What These Pregnant Ladies Go Through

In the African nation of Malawi, expectant mothers are afraid that if they speak up about their pregnancies, someone might put a spell on their unborn children. So how do they learn about what’s going on with their bodies? Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-think-talking-about-sex-can-feel-taboo-see-what-these-pregnant-ladies-go-through-9