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How A 17-Year-Old Girl Won a Hackathon -- And What It Means for Women in Tech

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 07.14.2013 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

The question of how to interest more women in technology fields is one of the most important questions facing us today, for many reasons.

The Hannah - Marnie Exchange You Didn't See On HBO

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.10.2013 | Women

"You think I'm not pretty enough for a pretty person job." "I'm just saying I don't think you have the appropriate disposition for this job, that's...

Our Mothers Played Hard and We Won

Kim Turner | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women
Kim Turner

From grandmother to mother to daughter, the women in our family experienced firsthand the many gifts of sports, but also the academic and professional advantages. Sports gave us a sense of ourselves, our power, and the willingness to dig deep to turn challenging situations around.

How What You Eat NOW Could Affect Your Cancer Risk Later

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

My onetime patient and student, Nicole Larizza, earned her MS degree in nutrition studying the effects of nutrition in childhood on breast cancer risk in adulthood. I found the information Nicole shared with me important and provocative -- and felt it deserved to be shared.

'Girls' Star's Exit Had 'A Huge Effect On Our Show'

Posted 05.08.2013 | TV

When Christopher Abbott abruptly decided to leave "Girls" in April, fans were left wondering what that meant for Marnie (Allison Williams), who reconc...

Dysfunctional Dater #6: My Big Fat Fake Engagement

Melinda Hill | Posted 07.06.2013 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

My longest relationship has been with commitment phobia. But I seriously do think I could get married if I could do it with a month-to-month lease.

The Importance of Mentorship

Ivo Lukas | Posted 06.29.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

People have asked me in recent years about mentorship. I want to share what I know about mentoring in STEM and technology fields. My goal is simple: to expose the younger generations to STEM fields.

The Dentapist

Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Barness

The man looks deep into my soul and says, "Grinding is usually a sign of stress or anxiety. Your teeth are much more damaged than they should be for someone your age. Do you want to talk about it?"

Plan B: Our Teens and Sex

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
Barbara Greenberg

The FDA has given approval to make the pill known as Plan B available to teens age 15 and over on an over the counter basis and without a prescription. This will be put into place almost immediately. This pill is taken after sex when an individual is concerned that they may be at risk for pregnancy.

Dysfunctional Dater #5: Instamacy Issues

Melinda Hill | Posted 06.24.2013 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

I used to think I loved iInternet dating, but then I realized I just loved drinking fancy wine that someone else was financing.

All Hail Princess Leia

Cara McDonough | Posted 06.23.2013 | Parents
Cara McDonough

I've adapted to the presence of princesses in my life, explaining wisely to other moms, "Oh, the princess stuff? I don't mind it. It's actually kind of fun."

New York City to Jacksonville and The Wizard of Oz : What Women Can Learn By Running Away From Home

April Rudin | Posted 06.20.2013 | Style
April Rudin

In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy Gail taught us that "there is no place like home." However, it was only by first running away that she could truly va...

Who Could Benefit from the Dove Real Beauty Sketch Campaign? Men.

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 06.18.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Maybe we don't need permission to see our own beauty. Maybe what we need is to stop listening to those that tell us what we need in the first place.

Why Lena Dunham Is 'Important'

Posted 04.18.2013 | TV

She may be one of the most controversial figures in the TV world, but Lena Dunham is nothing if not influential and Time thinks so too. The "Girls"...

Dysfunctional Dater #4: Handjob Hamlet

Melinda Hill | Posted 06.17.2013 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

He also told me all about the girl who'd cheated on him and that being around pretty girls actually made him feel like he was being punched in his stomach. "So that's what all this is about," I thought, "He thinks I'm pretty!"

LOOK: 'Girls' Star Goes Gay For Bridal Photoshoot

Posted 04.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Jemima Kirke is going gay -- for a bridal shoot, that is. Wearing a flowing white gown, the 27-year-old "Girls" star shares a steamy embrace with ...

LOOK: Space Camp T-Shirts Tell Boys to 'Achieve' and Girls to 'Dream'

Cristen Conger | Posted 06.16.2013 | Women
Cristen Conger

The T-shirts start of well enough, encouraging both boys and girls to "explore" and "discover." But only the boys are prodded to go ahead and achieve, while young women can keep on dreaming. Sigh.

Fathers Need To Step Up

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri | Posted 06.15.2013 | Parents
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

As I watched my sons being born, I knew our generation must be a generation to take on the responsibility of fatherhood. We need to care about women giving birth to the next generation. We need to be involved with our children from the moment they take their first breath.

4 Things HBO's Girls Gets Wrong About Men

AmongMen.com | Posted 06.12.2013 | TV
AmongMen.com

Let's get one thing out of the way: For all the conversation it's generated, we absolutely love Girls. Dunham and co. have gotten plenty right about girls and, by extension, guys -- but they've gotten a few things wrong, too.

Supper Club: Short Ribs and Cornmeal Popovers

Ali Schmidt | Posted 04.10.2013 | Taste
Ali Schmidt

Cooking makes me feel sexy: my secret weapon is no longer how smoothly I underage drink, but how I can roast a fatty piece of meat into something succulent. And braised short ribs make me feel particular good.

PHOTO: Lena Dunham Forgets Very Important Undergarment

Posted 04.10.2013 | Celebrity

Lena Dunham is certainly not one to shy away from overexposure, so it is no surprise the HBO star went braless on the set of her critically acclaimed ...

Have You Been Warned? Are You Listening Now?

Lisa Guest | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Lisa Guest

Have you listened? Are you listening? Do you push everything away that doesn't make sense to you? Everything that scares you, you drown with obsession...

Annie Get Your Screw Gun

San Francisco magazine | Posted 06.05.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

It's a chilly winter Saturday, and the gray flooring at Roominate's headquarters/toy-testing space in a Mountain View office park is littered with scr...

More Changes Are Coming To 'Girls'

Posted 04.05.2013 | TV

"Girls" may have lost one star this week, but it gained a "Doctor Who" alum. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Richard E. Grant has booked a gue...

WATCH: Manhattan 'Bros' Hunt For Hipster Chicks In 'Girls'-Inspired Show

| Posted 06.05.2013 | New York

By Meredith Hoffman, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WILLIAMSBURG — After a marathon viewing session of "Girls" last year, Anthony DiMieri re...