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Thanks to cultural affinity a number of countries traditionally award high marks to their neighbors. Watch out for the traditional vote from Belarus to Russia, Russia to Azerbaijan, Sweden to Finland, Iceland to Denmark, and nobody voting for Germany (at least this year).



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It’s a good tradition: l’Allemagne - zéro points.

Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final: Look for These Highlights



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Conversations not to have at night #162

Him (a paper towel in hand): I almost had that spider but it escaped.

Me: Escaped?

Him (crawling into bed): It jumped away. Anyway, it's gone now. Shall we turn off the lights?

Me: ...

The Times guide is the latest tract that tells women to overcome the double standards of the workplace by just trying harder (but also, softer).

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The conventional wisdom is that it is the female employee’s responsibility to navigate the sexist demands of her office, because her employers have no incentive to make it any easier for her to get a raise.



Barnehage, baby!

Barnehage, baby!

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Precisely.

Precisely.

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Basic skills.

50eathaters:

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Girl’s are amazing

sarahseeandersen:

Slow walkers make my life 10x harder on a daily basis.
Doodle Time by Sarah Anderson [tumblr | twitter | facebook]


Word.

sarahseeandersen:

Slow walkers make my life 10x harder on a daily basis.

Doodle Time by Sarah Anderson [tumblr | twitter | facebook]

Word.

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Liz O’Donnell, author of Mogul, Mom & Maid, tackles some of the ground Sheryl Sandberg didn’t touch on in her women-in-the-workplace bestseller, Lean In: the home front. O’Donnell says it’s difficult to lean in to your career when you’re the one with most of the responsibilities at home.

Things seem to be a bit easier in Europe. Financial Times journalist Simon Kuper says everyone he knows, male and female, expects both halves of a couple to work and to share childcare. What that means is that pretty much no one is ‘leaning in’.

THIS!

In other words, while you may think you’re building your advantage by skipping out on sleep in order to get more work done, your brain will eventually be too starved to be of use.