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  1. 14 things people think are fine to say at work - but are actually racist, sexist, or offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Microaggressions are unconscious expressions of racism or sexism. They come out in seemingly innocuous comments by people who might be well-intentioned.

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  2. 9 things people think are fine to say at work - but are actually racist, sexist, or offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Microaggressions are unconscious expressions of racism or sexism. They come out in seemingly innocuous comments by people who might be well-intentioned.

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  3. We're closer than ever before to producing clean water from thin airRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley have developed a device that can harvest fresh water out of the air, even in a dry desert . The device uses a substance called a metal-organic framework, or MOF, that acts like a sponge to suck moisture out of the air.

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  4. Judge responsible for Brock Turner's infamous sentence taken down by the #metoo movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The beginning of the end for the first California judge recalled since 1932 began almost exactly two years ago, when Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky sentenced a former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault to six months in jail instead of a long prison term. A statement from the victim captured the national spotlight, recounting the ordeal of the investigation and trial, where she was cross-examined about her drinking habits and sexual experience.

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  5. Both of these 21-year-old twins landed full-time jobs at Apple -...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    But the Haberman twins recovered and landed their dream internships, which turned into jobs.

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  6. 7 ways life is harder for millennials than it was for their parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Everyone likes to think their life is hard - that their problems are bigger and less solvable than anyone else's. Many of these 20- and 30-somethings are struggling financially, emotionally, and even in the love department in ways that their forebears weren't.

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  7. 11 signs someone is lying to youRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    How can you to tell if someone is lying to you? It's a question people have probably been asking themselves since lies were invented. Research by Dr. Leanne ten Brinke, a forensic psychologist at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and her collaborators, suggests that our instincts for judging liars are actually fairly strong - but our conscious minds sometimes fail us.

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  8. Homeowners across America are trying to sell their million-dollar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Homeowners across America are trying to sell their million-dollar homes for bitcoin - and it could be a disastrous idea Over the last year, an increasing number of real estate listings have begun accepting or requesting cryptocurrency for payment. Some sellers only accept bitcoin as payment.

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  9. The one thing you should never do when you're trying to fall asleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    You're settling into bed - on time, for once - and getting all cozy under the covers. But half an hour later, you're still awake.

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  10. A sleep expert explains what happens to your brain when you dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Sleep expert Matthew Walker breaks down what happens in your brain when you dream. Following is a transcript of the video.

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  11. A major California city is turning to cryptocurrency as a possible...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Elected officials in Berkeley, California, are exploring the launch of an initial coin offering to raise funding for affordable housing. Berkeley City Council Member Ben Bartlett said the idea came from a desire to create some financial independence from the federal government.

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  12. A 5-year study of 5,000 workers reveals exactly how you're sabotaging your own success at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Instead, it's about working smarter - maximizing the effort and energy you put in, and the value you put out. The author recommends declining assignments from your boss on occasion and not tracking your productivity in terms of hours worked.

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  13. Researchers recorded a thought making its way through the brain in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Brain scientists at the University of California Berkeley placed electrodes on the outer layer of the brains of 16 patients and watched how a thought developed in their heads.

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  14. A sleep expert gives the best tips for falling asleep quickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Matthew Walker: My name is Matthew Walker. I am a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California Berkeley and I am the author of the book, " Why We Sleep ."

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  15. It's time to go nuclear in the fight against climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    After holding steady for the past three years, global carbon emissions rose in 2017 by an estimated 2%. That increase comes amid the largest renewable energy boom in world history.

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  16. The best countries to escape the worst effects of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Using research from the University of Notre Dame, Eco Experts created a map ranking the countries that would fare the best - and the worst - in a worst-case climate change scenario. While the US ranked among the top 10 countries most likely to survive climate change in 2015, it slipped to 12th place this year.

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  17. These 20 US counties produce the most successful peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    As part of his recent book "Everybody Lies," former Google data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz analyzed 150,000 editor-approved Wikipedia entries. There are no guarantees that growing up in Chattahoochee County, Georgia or Pitkin County, Colorado will solidify your place in the record books, but it sure doesn't hurt.

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  18. A sleep expert explains why naps can be dangerous for your healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Matthew Walker: My name is Matthew Walker. I am a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California Berkeley and I am the author of the book, " Why We Sleep ."

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  19. 10 great health and science books from 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2013 | Silicon Alley Insider

    This year saw the publication of some page-turning memoirs, deeply researched works of nonfiction, and fascinating stories of the history of science - among many others. So as we turn the page on 2017, we asked our readers and staff for their picks of the best health and science books that came out this year.

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  20. 'A mess of low-context writing': Milo Yiannopoulos' former book...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos' book deal fell through after a tape revealed that he appeared to endorse sexual relationships with teenagers. But according to a manuscript revealed as part of Yiannopoulos' $10 million lawsuit against Simon & Schuster, editors had "substantial concerns" with the book's tone and message to begin with.

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