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A Glimpse At How The Media Treated Women This Year Is A Look At Way Too Many Cringe-Worthy Moments

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December 31, 2013 at 10:31 pm

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Stop climate change: Move to the city, start walking – Salon.com

It turns out that trading all of your incandescent lightbulbs for energy savers conserves as much carbon per year as living in a walkable neighborhood does each week. Why, then, is the vast majority of our national conversation on sustainability about the former and not the latter?

Stop climate change: Move to the city, start walking – Salon.com.

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December 31, 2013 at 12:30 pm

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Bollywood Star’s Approach To Dealing With Questions About What Being Gay Means

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December 31, 2013 at 12:03 am

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TED Blog exclusive: Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at TEDWomen | TED Blog

The US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, made a surprise appearance at TEDWomen on Wednesday, Dec. 8. “The United States,” she begins, “has made empowering women and girls a cornerstone of our foreign policy.” In the 16-minute talk above, she details why it’s of vital international importance that every girl in the world get a chance to pursue her hopes and dreams. (Recorded at TEDWomen, December 2010 in Washington, DC. Duration: 16:17)

TED Blog exclusive: Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at TEDWomen | TED Blog.

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December 30, 2013 at 12:34 pm

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Pregnancy Rate In U.S. Reaches 12-Year Low

The age group with the biggest decline in pregnancy rate was 15- to 17-year-olds, for which the pregnancy rate dropped 53 percent, and reached a new historic low in 2009.

The abortion rate in 2009 was 32 percent lower than in 1990, and was the lowest in more than three decades, according to the report. In 2009 there were 18.5 abortions per 1,000 women, down from 27.4 abortions per 1,000 women in 1990.

The 2009 abortion rate for teenagers was 16.6 per 1,000 women, a more than 50 percent reduction from 1990, when the rate was 37.4 per 1,000 women.

Pregnancy Rate In U.S. Reaches 12-Year Low.

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December 6, 2013 at 1:21 pm