What It's Like To Lose Your Job While Pregnant
"People tell their employers they're pregnant and they're fired 15 minutes later," says a professor of work-life law. "It is breathtaking how open it is."
How Kevin Ware's Student-Athlete Status Costs Him $40,000
If Kevin Ware were a regular employee, he could be entitled to thousands of dollars in worker's compensation for his injury.
5 Legal Obstacles Trans People In Arizona Face
Transgender residents of Arizona aren't protected from job or housing discrimination, can't get divorced, and may not be allowed to use the bathroom of their identified gender. Arizona's laws and policies are a reminder of the problems trans people can face nationwide.
8 Notable Cats Who Are Now Less Famous Than Grumpy Cat
Grumpy Cat beat out Maru, Lil Bub, and Garfield, according to Google Trends.
What Amazon Is Getting From Goodreads
A community of reviewers that's many times as active as Amazon's.
Real Housewives' Divorce Rate Is Double The Average
Beverly Hills is the most-divorced franchise, with over 70% of current 'wives divorced.
Are We Talking About Men So We Can Ignore Race?
The recession has harmed black Americans, male and female, more than it's harmed men. So why do we keep hearing the gender story?
Justin Timberlake's Sales Are Nothing Compared To N Sync's
Back when N Sync's No Strings Attached came out, top albums sold twice as many copies in their first week as they do now.
Candy Searches Will Tell You What Season It Is
Don't use a calendar — just look at this chart of Peeps and candy corn popularity.
Sheryl Sandberg's Twitter Audience Is High-Earning, Influential
They're more likely than the average Twitter user to be female, Ivy-League-educated, and high-earning, according to an analysis exclusive to BuzzFeed.
12 Things Repealing DOMA Would Change
Striking down the Defense of Marriage Act, on which the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments, could change more than 1,000 laws affecting 9 million Americans.
8 Food Trends The Paleo Diet Has Crushed
The meat-heavy diet has trounced Atkins, raw food, and even gluten-free, according to Google Trends.
In Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision, Public Opinion Is No Guarantee
Opinion polling now favors same-sex marriage, but the Supreme Court has flouted public opinion in major decisions in the past.
Over 80% Of New York's LGBT Students Have Been Harassed
And 29% have been pushed or shoved by other students because of their orientation, according to a new report.
Girls May Leave Science Because They're So Good At Everything Else
Girls are more likely than boys to have both high math and high verbal skills, which could give them more career options, according to a new study.
10 Things Legalized Gay Marriage Could Pay For
Barring same-sex couples from marrying actually costs the government money — an estimated $10 billion over a 10-year period. Here are a few things that cash could buy.
By 2050, Hurricane Katrina Could Happen Every Two Years
A new climate model shows the frequency of huge hurricanes skyrocketing as the planet warms.
America's Unhealthiest Places Are Also Much More Violent
Counties with the worst health also have far higher rates of violent crime, birth to teenage moms, and childhood poverty than the healthiest counties, according to new research.
For Iraq, The War Isn't Over
The war may have ended for the US, but in Iraq, civilian deaths have increased since 2011.
YouTube Is Teens' Top Social Network
Facebook lags. Teenagers use the internet while studying, playing sports, and attending religious services.