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New ways to get a job

via Life Hacker Job boards and Craigslist are no longer great places to find jobs because everyone is already using them. It’s no longer enough to put your resume out into the world and wait for someone in HR to notice your resume that looks just like every other applicants. In order to find a Read More

What’s your sex IQ?

via Salon.com Washington, D.C. will soon require children in public and public charter schools to take a standardized sex-ed test — the first of its kind in the U.S. The 50-question exam will test students’ knowledge on health and sex education and will include topics such as: nutrition, mental health, and drug use as well Read More

Hate crime alleged in attack on Latino man

via The Seattle Times A 42-year-old Kent man was charged Monday with second-degree assault and malicious harassment for allegedly beating a Latino man last week in what prosecutors allege was a racially motivated attack. Kurt Randall Madsen was arrested early Thursday and is being held in the King County Jail in lieu of $250,000 bail, Read More

Domestic violence hurts us all

She wakes up slowly and tries to remember where she is and what just happened. She can feel a warmness trickle out her nose, down to the side of her cheek and into her ear. She raises her head slowly, but it’s too heavy to lift, so she places it back down. There’s a voice Read More

PETA doesn’t care about humans

via Gizmodo Charles Wickersham, a 21-year-old man, was fishing in the Bay Area when he was attacked and bitten by a shark. He’s currently still in intensive care on his way to recovery. While PETA’s expressed a little sympathy for Mr. Wickersham, their main concern seemed to be for the fish.

Financial planning for us dummies

Financial planning at the personal level is not a new concept anymore; it has been around for several decades now, but most of us aren’t disciplined planners. I first started saving for retirement because my company made it available, and later on, to have an educated counter argument to all reps who wanted to sell Read More