Campus sexual assault is a major problem at colleges and universities in the U.S., and a new study demonstrates how common this experience may be for first-year women.
The research, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found that one in five women surveyed at a large private university in the northeast reported being victims of attempted or completed forcible rape before, during or immediately after their freshman year
When Philip Astley started the first circus in England in 1768, he used the ring to exhibit his horse tricks, with a few jugglers, acrobats and clowns on the side. Circuses grew from a small traveling show to a three ring affair in 1881, when P. T. Barnum debuted P.T. Barnum’s Museum, Menagerie & Circus, which featured many different acts and the world’s largest elephant. When Barnum died in 1906, the Ringling Brothers bought the Barnum & Bailey Circus and merged it with their own popular…
We have to admit, it’s really hard to not like Chip and Joanna Gaines from HGTV’s Fixer Upper
Chip is funny and talented, Joanna has a great eye for design and their relationship has a fun dynamic that translates well on TV. Their company, Magnolia, is like a fixer-upper factory, turning worn-down houses in the Waco, Texas area into perfectly clean yet distressed homes with vintage charm.
But, like every HGTV…
Gamers, it might be time to rethink everything you thought you knew about Monopoly.
“The story of Monopoly should make you think about the nature of innovation and how things come to be.” So teased author and journalist Mary Pilon, who recently joined Mashable‘s social book club MashableReads with her book The Monopolists.
Throughout the book (which originally started out as a fact-checking…
What just happened? To keep this short and sweet: America got it wrong
The majority of Tuesday’s episode was devoted to performances by Nick Jonas and all four teams. And then one by one, artists were sent into safety. Up for elimination were Brian Johnson, Deanna Johnson and Mia Z. (undeservedly so). As a reminder, Mia Z. is a young blues-y performer with the ability hit notes that only high-note geniuses like Mariah Carey and Ariana Grande can reach
Going back to school is a great idea, even if it takes you nearly a century to get around to it
Marie Hunt from Spring Green, Wisconsin earned her high school diploma 87 years after she was originally supposed to graduate at the tender age of 103. Hunt received an honorary degree from River Valley High School while living in an assisted living home, WKOW reports.
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It’s no secret Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are betting big on Bitcoin: They’ve reportedly invested at least $11 million in the cryptocurrency, and they predict it could be even bigger than Facebook.
On Friday, the brothers announced the launch of Gemini, which they call the “next-generation Bitcoin exchange.” Originally announced in July 2013, the New York-based Bitcoin exchange will be “fully regulated, fully compliant” and open to individuals and institutions
The 200th episode of Supernatural honors the stories and characters that have preceded the milestone hour in a way only this sometimes-odd genre series can
The setup: Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) pick up the faint scent of a case that takes them to an all-girls high school. There, they find a group of talented young ladies putting on a musical based on the books about the brothers written by prophet/maybe-God/always disheveled Chuck Shurley
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The first trailer for Ridley Scott’s new movie, Exodus: Gods and Kings is out, and though it’s a biblical story, it’s obvious right from the get go that it’ll be a visual spectacle
In the movie, Christian Bale plays Moses, leading the Israelites from Egypt. A lot of focus seems to be placed on the friendship of Moses and the ruler of Egypt, pharaoh Ramesses, played by Joel Edgerton
At one point in the trailer, it is mentioned that…
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