As expected, "SNL" dove right into the Petraeus scandal with its cold open on Saturday. But instead of spoofing Petraeus himself, the sketch focused on Paula Broadstone, imagining what an honest reading of her book "All In" would have been like.
Soup for thought
Feminism is not a 4 letter-word
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MILAN, Italy — This week in Milan, all eyes were on Gucci’s new creative director, the formerly unknown Alessandro Michele, who had worked behind the scenes with the recently ousted former creative director Frida Giannini and who has now been thrust into the global fashion spotlight and tasked with revitalising the ailing Gucci brand. For his first womenswear show, Michele transported us to a kind of train station, staged, as always, in the Gucci show venue in Piazza Oberdan, but transformed from the single runway format that had been part of the Gucci show formula for years, beginning under Tom … More
"Gillo Pontecorvo’s revolutionary classic The Battle of Algiers ends with an image so emblematic to the comprehension of the Algerian woman, through its powerful homage to her legacy in her society. As with many films from the postcolonial era of North Africa, there’s an intriguing array of female characters, whose journeys towards both personal and social emancipation remain timeless. In light of their reflections as cinematic figures (evoking multiple images of an authentic social discourse) I felt compelled to revisit notable classic and contemporary portrayals, as their spirits may even arouse our own…"
The weakest suffersthe most
From the White House to low-Earth orbit, 2014 was a big year for women in the world of STEM.
Italian Air Force pilot Samantha Cristoforetti, 37, landed at the International Space Station on November 24, marking the first time Italy has ever sent a woman astronaut into space.
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When it comes to explaining why women are underrepresented in STEM, it’s not enough to point to discrimination in hiring, even though that is a real phenomenon.
Just by believing that a student has an aptitude for something, the teacher makes it more likely to be true.
It's St. Valentine’s Day, also called as Valentine's Day, a season celebrated on February 14 every year. It is a feast observed in several countries all over the world, albeit most of them it is not a holiday . I LOVE YOU. The little but strong words which are widely spoken with immense affection around the world. There are individuals expressed it in many different ways. Some say it through singing and dancing, writing a letter or a poem and many to mentions
Love in every language
2M Views On GooglePlus
You may think, "2M views so what, many have more than that," and you would be right and wrong. Right because many friends including @Mark Traphagenand @Neil Ferree(to name just two) have many more G+ followers and views than little ole me.
The point of Social Media Marketing is not to win a horse race. The point is to communicate YOUR message in order to create scaled online community. Once your community more than pays for itself your "degrees of freedom" open up.
If you know of another "moderate effort, HUGE return" tool please share and I will use that one too. In the meantime G+ may be the best "do less, get more" online marketing tool ever created. G+ is Davids stone helping to slay giants - how else can a tribe the 4500 generate views of more than 2M?
So get out your sling and load up some G+ rocks today and your digital marketing will be slaying giants soon too :). M
A grassroots campaign has been launched across social media to encourage people to boycott the new 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film.
Love affair or glamorizing stalking and abusive behavior
The companies hope to draw women into an industry typically dominated by men.
Fifteen percent of Facebook Inc.'s employees working in tech jobs and 31 percent of all employees are women, according to diversity figures the company released last year. At LinkedIn Corp., women comprise 17 percent of its tech employees and 39 percent of employees overall. Most Silicon Valley companies have similar demographics.
72 short videos spotlight sexual harassment on the streets of Mexico City. The piece documents talking to local women, creating posters of their images, and wheatpasting them around the city, and showcases video clips of dozens of Mexican women speaking about their experiences with street harassment in a country that was ranked number one globally in sexual violence against women by a 2010 United Nations report
Street harassment is an enormous problem in Mexico City and the country as a whole, where rates of sexual violence against women are some of the highest in the world.