With racist and discriminatory acts on the rise since Donald Trump’s election, Barnard Center For Research On Women and members of Project NIA created a video that offers six simple tips for what to do if you witness a verbal or physical assault. Having concrete steps in mind will hopefully stop you from just being a bystander. One important thing to remember is that the police can often escalate situations involving people of color and trans folks. The video advises that unless you’ve been specifically asked to do so by the victim, avoid calling the police.
For decades, the "bystander effect" (previously) has been a bedrock of received psychological wisdom: "individuals are less likely to offer help to a victim when other people are present; the greater the number of bystanders, the less likely it is that one of them will help."
Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs reported that a museum visitor walked out of Moscow’s Tretyakov gallery with a painting worth $1 million tucked under his arm. As you can see in the video above, visitors in the crowded gallery watch the man as he removes the painting from the wall and walks out with it, […]
It’s easy to be instantly dismissive about most Bluetooth speakers, especially small travel-sized units. Over the past few years, makers of every shape, size, and variety have started pounding out Bluetooth speakers, many barely able to sound much better than your smartphone speaker, let alone provide the bass and volume heft of legitimate portable speakers […]
Did you know that you are free to change your auto insurance at any time? Maybe you do know that, but don’t want to deal with the inconvenience of changing providers. Or maybe you simply already think you have a great deal. The fact is that your car insurance is one of those expenses that […]
According to researchers, stay-at-home orders in the US and around the globe are helping those working from home grab an extra 15 minutes of sleep per night. For college students, it’s even up to 30 extra minutes each night. Meeting your quality sleep threshold is actually one of the greatest indicators of your overall health. […]