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Stay at Home Club: Why More Women Are Giving Up Dating
From softboys to f-ckboys, Sarah Ratchford is putting men on blast and embracing the chic new trend: staying at home and counting on her friends for fulfillment. Here’s why this is the only way for many millennial women
feminism  bullshit  social  relationships  article  flare 
13 days ago by aeng
On the reception and detection of pseudo-profound bullshit
Most importantly, we have provided evidence that individuals vary in conceptually interpretable ways in their propensity to ascribe profundity to bullshit statements; a tendency we refer to as “bullshit receptivity”. Those more receptive to bullshit are less reflective, lower in cognitive ability (i.e., verbal and fluid intelligence, numeracy), are more prone to ontological confusions and conspiratorial ideation, are more likely to hold religious and paranormal beliefs, and are more likely to endorse complementary and alternative medicine.
bullshit  Psychology  research  ignoble 
17 days ago by ianchanning
High school slut-shaming still haunts me. Kavanaugh made me relive it | Leslie Bennetts | Opinion | The Guardian
“Why is it that when a boy does sexual stuff with a lot of girls, everyone thinks he’s a player and looks up to him – but if a girl does sexual stuff with boys, everyone thinks she’s a slut and looks down on her?” my daughter asked.
discrimination  gender  bullshit 
20 days ago by shaunkoh
Miniso - Wikipedia
Miniso (stylized MINISO, メイソウ) is a Chinese low-cost retailer and variety store chain that specializes in household and consumer goods including cosmetics, stationery, toys, and kitchenware. Co-founded in 2011 by Japanese designer Jun'ya Miyake and Chinese entrepreneur Ye Guofu, the company is headquartered in Guangzhou, China, under the Chinese company Aiyaya.
business  china  Japan  international  bullshit 
22 days ago by famous
Mission implausible - Bartleby
McDonald’s is admirably succinct: “to be our customers’ favourite place and way to eat and drink”. Visa, with economical elegance, says its vision is “to be the best way to pay and be paid for everyone, everywhere.” And Walmart talks of “saving people money so they can live better”.
pr  corporate  bullshit 
23 days ago by soobrosa

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