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One Look At This Graphic And You Might Think Women Aren't Creative, Literate, Or Intelligent

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One Look At This Graphic And You Might Think Women Aren't Creative, Literate, Or Intelligent

For all the progress women are making in getting equality in the work world, it’s still a good-old-boys club when it comes to working in prime-time television. Let’s see about changing that, shall we? Read more: http://upworthy.com/one-look-at-this-graphic-and-you-might-think-women-arent-creative-literate-or-intelligent-5

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He's Trying To Make Buses Sexy, And It's Working

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He's Trying To Make Buses Sexy, And It's Working

Real quick, take a look outside your window. Do you see lots of roads? How many of them have dedicated, protected bus lanes? What about bike lanes? Unless you live in a few select cities — like Bogota, Colombia; Cleveland, Ohio; or Guangzhou, China — you’re probably just looking at a few boring, old, single-purpose […]

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The Real Reason They Still Play 'Mrs. Robinson' On The Radio

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The Real Reason They Still Play 'Mrs. Robinson' On The Radio

Stations haven’t been playing “Mrs. Robinson” for years just because everyone likes Simon & Garfunkel (although I really do love them!). It’s because a huge percentage of stations’ playlists match all across the country. So much for thinking that media exposes us to new and different ideas, eh? You know, since you made it all […]

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Colbert's Graduation Speech Rips On Everything From Immigration To Safety. The Students Loved It.

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Colbert's Graduation Speech Rips On Everything From Immigration To Safety. The Students Loved It.

Stephen Colbert’s commencement address is both hilarious and touching as he discusses the Bible (video #1 — 2:12), why he can speak for all of Iran (video #1 — 6:53), the tribulations of the real world (video #2 — 1:02), the reason he hates and fears the graduates (video #2 — 7:02), and why cynicism is bad for you […]

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The New High-Tech Medical Device That's Changing Lives For Little Money

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The New High-Tech Medical Device That's Changing Lives For Little Money

Take a second and think of a piece of technology attached to you at all times. Phone? Camera? Beeper? Just kidding on that last one (I think). Now check out this technology that takes that whole “attachment” feeling to a much higher level. It’s the kind of advancement in health care that is going to […]

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Si Te Conectas A Este #UpChat Acerca De César Chávez, Le Vas A Hacer Un Favor Al Mundo

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Si Te Conectas A Este #UpChat Acerca De César Chávez, Le Vas A Hacer Un Favor Al Mundo

To view this post in English please click here. Nota: Este #UpChat ha concluido, pero no te preocupes — puedes ver la conversación de abajo y aquí. He admirado a César Chávez — su labor y su persona — por mucho tiempo. Vamos a tener un encuentro, al que le decimos #UpChat, este jueves 27 […]

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I Won’t Say I Hate Walmart, But I Do Hate What These Numbers Tell Me About Walmart

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I Won’t Say I Hate Walmart, But I Do Hate What These Numbers Tell Me About Walmart

When the world’s third-largest employer turned 50 back in 2012, I’m sure some folks were celebrating. But my guess is there weren’t many party hats among the Walmart employees who aren’t paid enough money to get by. And judging by these numbers, that’s a lot of employees. FACT CHECK TIME! I know the $1.5 billion […]

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