McDonald’s to increase new restaurant franchise fees from 4% to 5% next year, first increase in nearly three decades; approximately 95% of roughly 13,400 restaurants are franchisee-run (More) What does that mean to already higher prices for our fav burger?Read More Mickey D’s ups fees
2023 Equal Pay Days This is from the Association of American University Women.Read More 2023 Equal Pay Days
Go HERE or HERE for more information.Read More American? Not Anymore!
Alina Bradford There are a few occasions, though, where you should decline cookies. Don’t worry—if you find yourself in a situation where you need to decline or simply want to decline for whatever reason, most websites will work just fine without collecting your information. Beware when you’re on an unencrypted website (these websites will have…Read More 3 Times You Shouldn’t “Accept Cookies” on a Site
Last summer, Risa F. Isard, a research fellow with the Laboratory of Inclusion and Diversity in Sport at the University of Massachusetts, was scrolling through Twitter when a thread by WNBA fan Michael McManus (@getdisdance) caught her eye. The thread was about the media’s centering of 2020 No. 1 overall draft pick Sabrina Ionescu (SI)…Read More Report: White WNBA players received twice as much coverage as Black players in 2020 season
By Rebecca Jane Stokes — Written on Aug 02, 2022 Fairygodboss ran a study in October of 2017. In the study, they rounded up 500 hiring professionals made up of both men and women and showed them photos of prospective female job hires. The photos included women of different shapes, sizes, hairstyles, clothing options, and races. They were asked to…Read More The Physical Traits That Make Women Most (And Least) Attractive To Employers
By Anthony Spadafora 7/29/22 Update July 29: We’ve provided a full list of the apps you need to delete from your Android device. Another batch of malicious apps filled with adware and malware has managed to slip past Google’s defenses and end up on the Play Store. In order to trick unsuspecting users into downloading them, these 36 malicious apps…Read More Malware hits millions of Android users — delete these apps right now
America’s gun culture – in seven charts Firearms deaths are a fixture in American life. There were 1.5 million of them between 1968 and 2017 – that’s higher than the number of soldiers killed in every US conflict since the American War for Independence in 1775. In 2020 alone, more than 45,000 Americans died at…Read More Firearms Culture
The Happiness Lab [I took this class on Coursera and loved it. Learned a lot, too.] Truth Be Told 70 Over 70 [from an NYTimes article about talking with our elders] Come Through With Rebecca Carroll Hidden Brain [also program on NPR] Sooo Many White Guys This American Life Black Girl Songbook [So good] Fresh Air Resilient Black Women…Read More Podcasts I Like
A study published this month in the journal Health Affairs found that 14% of people who use insulin in the United States face what is described as a “catastrophic” level of spending on the medication, meaning that after paying for other essentials, such as food and housing, they spend at least 40% of their remaining income on…Read More Why is insulin still so expensive for diabetes patients in the U.S.?