Originally published on Sun April 19, 2015 11:07 am
"If aliens beamed onto Earth and read our school textbooks, they wouldn't have a clue about what women contribute to our society," says Rae Blumberg, a sociologist at the University of Virginia.
Blumberg has spent years looking at textbooks from all over the world. In almost every country she has studied, women are either completely written out of texts — or they're portrayed in stereotypical, often subservient roles.
Originally published on Sun April 19, 2015 11:00 am
Step aside, home chefs! The kitchen of the future draws near.
No, there's no hydrator from Marty McFly's kitchen in Back to the Future II. Right now, the chef of the future looks like a pair of robotic arms that descend from the ceiling of a very organized kitchen. And it makes a mean crab bisque.
Originally published on Sat April 18, 2015 6:25 pm
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