Grit author Angela Duckworth on working smart versus working too hard, when its okay to pivot, and the impact of tech on grit

Today, in San Francisco, at a gathering of roughly 400 women investors and founders organized by the young AllRaise — a growing group of female funders and founders who aim to accelerate the success of their peers —  we sat down with Angela Duckworth. Ducksworth is a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania…

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‘RHOC’ Stars Vicki Gunvalson & Shannon Beador Both Go Under The Knife In Latest Episode! – Perez Hilton

Plenty of women going under the knife this week on Real Housewives of Orange County!!! Both Vicki Gunvalson and Shannon Beador opted for dueling plastic surgeries that were shown on Monday night’s For Gunvalson, that meant a grueling five-hour (!) lower face and neck lift to spruce things up a bit and improve…

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Hours before US Election Day, Facebook pulls dozens of accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior

Facebook has pulled the plug on 30 accounts and 85 Instagram accounts that the company says were engaged in “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy Nathaniel Gleicher revealed the latest batch of findings in a late-night blog post Monday. “On Sunday evening, U.S. law enforcement contacted us about…

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Agrifood the $8 trillion industry thats worth your salt

Esther Delignat-Lavaud Rodriguez Cannabis-infused drinks. Burgers grown in laboratories. Entire meals in bottles. Consumers, retailers and farmers alike are hungry for the next generation of food, and investors are beginning to acquire the taste, too. Early-stage investment in agrifood tech startups reached $10.1 billion in 2017, a 29 percent increase on the previous year. Recently, foodtech…

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There Is Literally No Chance Migrants Are Bringing Smallpox To The US

You know what the great thing about smallpox is? It doesn’t exist anymore. Nearly 40 years ago, it was officially eradicated from the face of the Earth – the first, and so far only, disease ever to be declared as such. So it would be pretty difficult for anybody in…

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DNC chair Tom Perez says Trump’s new immigration ad is the President ‘at his worst’

(CNN)Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez called President Donald Trump’s new immigration ad an example of the President “at his worst.” “This is fear mongering. They’re hemorrhaging, Chris, on the health care issue. Health care is the number one issue in this country. … They can’t talk about those (issues)…

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Pediatricians have just declared that spanking under any circumstances is bad for children.

20 years ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics started veering parents away from spanking. Now they’re outright saying “Don’t do it.” In 1998, the AAP issued guidelines to doctors stating that “parents be encouraged and assisted in developing methods other than spanking in response to undesired behavior.” Now, the nation’s…

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Democrats Expect Big Gains In State Legislatures Across The Country

Specifically, Republican governors and state governments have engaged in aggressive voter suppression tactics and prioritized gutting labor unions, which are typically an influential source of campaign cash and voter mobilization for Democrats. Since 2010 alone, Republican state governments have passed right-to-work laws, which bar unions from requiring dues payment from…

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Jennifer Lopez’s Abs Are UNBELIEVABLE At 49 Years Old! – Perez Hilton

WHUT?! Jennifer Lopez has seriously found the fountain of youth or something, because she is 49 years old going on 21… and she looks INCREDIBLE! In a new photo posted to her Instagram account late last night, J.Lo showed off her incredible six-pack abs and fully fit, toned body (below): View…

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