by Kathleen Glasgow ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 30, 2016 After surviving a suicide attempt, a fragile teen isn’t sure she can endure without cutting herself. Seventeen-year-old Charlie Davis, a white girl living on the margins, thinks she has little reason to live: her father drowned himself; her bereft and abusive mother kicked her out; her
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Women continue to be underrepresented in STEM fields. Bridging the gap requires attention and investment from both educators and employers. Much ink has been spilled about the gender gap in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). It’s clear in the numbers: only 21% of engineering majors and 19% of computer science majors at American universities
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This home-and-back-again adventure tale belongs to Evergreen, a wide-eyed squirrel who lives deep in Buckthorn Forest. Evergreen has a long list of fears, including but not limited to germs, loud noises, heights, swimming and thunderstorms. When her mother asks her to travel through the forest to take soup to Granny Oak, Evergreen responds, “I can’t
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Actress Esmé Bianco and Marilyn Manson have reached an out-of-court settlement for the sexual assault lawsuit she filed against him and his business, Marilyn Manson Records, Inc., in 2021. The actress, who appeared on Game of Thrones, alleged the singer, whose real name is Brian Warner, had raped and battered her sexually; she also claimed
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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Social media’s highly coveted and symbolic blue checkmark has become increasingly important for entrepreneurs. That little blue checkmark gives you instant credibility and massive authority in your space. Becoming a verified public figure can dramatically change your business by opening doors and opportunities for you that were
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In November last year, the major pirate ebook site Z-Library was seized by the FBI. The website, which hosted free ebooks it didn’t own and even charged them for it, was popular among students, even widely gaining traction on TikTok. On Twitter, many users also bemoaned its death, while many authors celebrated this illegal distribution
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Photography by Getty ImagesWith cast members attending fashion week and modelling in major campaigns, the pipeline from the fictional resort to fashion’s front row is clear. By Natalie Michie Date January 24, 2023 Facebook Twitter At the risk of sounding dramatic: being a fan of The White Lotus is kind of like having a full-time
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From New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict comes an explosive novel of history’s most notorious sisters, one of whom will have to choose: her country or her family? Between the World Wars, the six Mitford sisters—each more beautiful, brilliant, and eccentric than the next—dominate the English political, literary, and social scenes. Though they’ve weathered scandals before,
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“Disability pride is an important concept for me. I’m proud of who I am, and that includes everything about me — including my disability,” says Catarina Rivera, a public speaker, DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) consultant, and content creator. Rivera, who was born and raised in Maryland, has been disabled her entire life. But that’s
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A preening, defiant memoir by a Trump stalwart. While the flood of their memoirs shows no sign of letting up, even the most full-throated of Trump’s supporters allow that storming the Capitol was maybe not such a good idea. Not Pompeo, who mentions it only once, as “that January 6, the one the Left wants
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