Friday, May 29, 2015

The Not-So-Feminist History of Wonder Woman

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The Not-So-Feminist History of Wonder Woman

Emily Greenhouse
May 19, 2015
The superheroine's polygamous creator exploited the the love and labor of the women who inspired Wonder Woman.
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All the Single Ladies Aren't So Privileged

Samhita Mukhopadhyay
May 13, 2015
And it'll take more than self-empowerment to truly free us from the expectation of marriage
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What Would Happen if Women Were In Charge of the Global Economy?

William Greider
May 08, 2015
Different values might have prevailed if it had been Lehman Sisters rather than Lehman Brothers.
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Why 'The Heidi Chronicles' Failed to Find a New Audience

Alisa Solomon
April 24, 2015
Wendy Wasserstein's 1989 play barely passes the Bechdel Test. Men act; Heidi reacts. What Lean-In feminist has time for that?
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Head to Spotify for Rocky's (?) New Album.

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BREAKING: A$AP Rocky's brand new album
has leaked a week early and it is hot. Listen to it first on Spotify!
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New releases

Selections from some of this week's best new music.

Unknown Mortal Orchestra
American Spring
Touch Down 2 Cause Hell
Boosie Badazz
Hillsong United
English Graffiti
The Vaccines
Hunter Hayes gave his Spotify fans the exclusive first listen of his new single "21." Be sure to check out this massive summer hit now before catching Hunter live on the Wheels Up tour with Sam Hunt and Lady Antebellum!
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Spotify picks

Some of the playlists we have on repeat this week.

Ratchet Radio
Shamir introduces tracks from his new album "Ratchet" and the songs that influenced him.

CMT Next Women of Country
The official ‪#‎CMTNextWomen‬ tour playlist featuring Jana Kramer, Kelsea Ballerini, and many more country women of tomorrow, today!

The History Behind Nettwerk - fun, Sarah McLachlan, Passenger, Coldplay, The Paper Kites
Nettwerk Music
Nettwerk discovered Sarah McLachlan and fun. They broke Coldplay and Passenger in North America. Hear the stories behind the music on the Nettwerk Spotify Radio Show.

Real Life
Jake Owen
Jake's new single "Real Life" is out today and featured in this playlist of his favorite jams.

Jack Ü
Diplo and Skrillex's brainchild Jack Ü has been a global phenomenon. Check out this playlist to get a behind-the-curtain looks at their favorite tracks.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

HTG Reviews The Wink Hub: Give Your Smarthome a Brain without Breaking the Bank

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Giant pandas have six fingers: five fully articulated fingers and a less flexible thumb-like finger they use to grasp bamboo.

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Actors Who Get Killed On "The Walking Dead" Receive What?
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Download A Guide to Google Tools, Tips & Tricks You Can't Live Without
This comprehensive guide of tips, tricks and hacks will help you make better use of the Google services you use. Click here to download
Thoughts from the Geek
The Storybundle Write Stuff Bundle

Our friends over at Storybundle have a special deal that's about to expire — you can get 11 books on writing for the price of one, plus a 40% off discount code for Jutoh, the ebook publishing tool.



Storybundle is a site created by a former Lifehacker writer, and a personal friend of mine. They bundle together ebooks from indie authors into a single package, and you can choose how much you'd like to pay. You can also choose how much goes to the writers, and how much goes to Storybundle. And you can pay with Paypal or Amazon to make things easy.

All of the books can be downloaded and synced to any tablet or ebook reader, and if you have a Kindle, they can send them directly to your Kindle without any syncing required. They are all DRM-free, so you can read them anywhere without being locked in to a device.

If you want to support authors and read great ebooks, Storybundle is definitely a great choice.

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How to Insert the User Information into a Word Document

When you install Word, you are asked to enter your name and initials. This user information is stored in Word and you can automatically insert this information into your documents, such as into the return address of an envelope.

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The Best Games You Can Play with One Hand on Your iPhone

We live in a busy world, one where the luxury of using both your hands to beat the last boss may not always be immediately available. Today we're showcasing some great games that you can play while you're busy holding a baby or just trying to stand in the subway without falling over.

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[Sponsored] WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is Free for How-To Geek Readers until June 5

The whole world has gone crazy with Furious 7 as it raked in over 1.4 billion dollars since its premiere in movie theatre last month. Furious 7 has everything you need to become a fixture in your DVD library for everlasting remembrance. Not only that, you can also rip the DVD to your hard drive for better protection or transfer it to mobile devices for watching with abandon, of course, though, with the aid of a third party DVD ripping software.

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HTG Reviews The Wink Hub: Give Your Smarthome a Brain without Breaking the Bank

Having a home packed with smart devices is great but managing them all in a smooth and unified fashion can be a nightmare: enter the home automation hub. Read on as we field test the Wink Hub and show you how to get your devices working together.

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Know Exactly What's in Your Mac with the System Information Utility

When you order your Mac or go into an Apple Store to buy one, you're probably vaguely aware of the hardware inside of it. With OS X's System Information utility, it's easy to get clear, concise information as to exactly what is inside and installed on your particular unit.

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How to View Multiple Time Zones on the System Tray Clock in Windows 8.1

We recently showed you how to add a second time zone to your calendar in Outlook, but two time zones, including your local time zone, is all you can view in Outlook. However, there is a way around this limitation.

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HTG Explains: Should You Pay More For a Faster Internet Connection?