Ban freakshakes containing “grotesque” levels of sugar, say campaigners

London (CNN)It will come as no surprise that milkshakes loaded with sweets, chocolate bars, cream and cake, known as freakshakes, contain “grotesque levels” of sugar. At 1,280 kilocalories it contains more than half the recommended 2500 calorie intake for an adult. “An average 25-year-old would need to jog for nearly…

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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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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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Raising white kids to be racially sensitive — and proactive

(CNN)Parenting in the current political climate isn’t for the faint of heart. Recently, my 9-year old daughter asked me, “Mama, I know it’s really bad they’re putting people in jail, but do those people think, ‘Well, at least I’m safe from war?’ ” Numerous studies have shown the early and…

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