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5 Resources for Getting Pro at Negotiating Your Pay – Dollar Bills, Y’All

While this difference has historically been attributed toinstitutional sexism, a recent study by Andreas Liebbrandt of Monash University in Australia and JohnList of the Universityof Chicago has foundthat salary negotiation—or in women’s case, lack there of—plays a part as well. We all know (and curse) the national pay gap between men andwomen. In 2011, it was 23 percent according to the Institute for Women’s PolicyResearch. Of course, a woman’s hesitancy tonegotiate is still related to institutional sexism…

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How Can We Explain the TV Personality’s Racism – Paula Deen N-Word Controversy

Really? In 2013 America, one can be pretty positive that a derogatory term is going push some buttons. Also, a slave-themed wedding might not go down so hot. The only reason she wouldn’t immediately know both of those things is because she is not of our world. So I’m going to put something out there, and maybe it’s a little crazy, but so is blast-from-the-past racism. Maybe, just maybe, Paula Deen…

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‘Independence Day’ Sequel Gets Greenlight, Yet Will Will Smith Join?

He was the kind of charismatic actor that had enoughappeal to carry both big action flicks like IndependenceDay and rom-coms like Hitch.Audiences loved him, and studiosknew he could deliver at the box office. He attached himself to bigpictures and made them a success. Since his hit sitcom The FreshPrince of Bel-Air ended in 1996,Will Smith has become one of the most successful film stars of ourgeneration. But,like many successful actors…

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The Instagram Launches Video Option, Complete With Filters

On Thursday afternoon, Face-gram released a video explaining how to, um, use their video service. Just like we warned you, Facebook (daddy of Instagram) has announced that it’s turning Instagram (bitter rival of Vine) into a place to share moving images. With filters! (Stinson! Vesper! Clarendon! Pleasure to meet you.)   And if you’re “following” brands on Facebook, you might notice that they’re already integrating moving ads to the new feature: Instagram co-founder Kevin…

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Actually Robert Downey Jr. to Play Tony Stark in Two More ‘Avengers’ Films

That’s a heavy blockbuster load for the actor — not only has he already appeared in three hit Iron Man movies, but his franchise is so successful, it’s not unbelievable that Iron Man 4 might be on the horizon. Iron Man must have secured an iron-clad contract. According to Marvel.com, Robert Downey Jr., who plays the iron-plated hero in Marvel’s Avengers and Iron Man movies, will return to the franchise for two more films: Avengers 2…

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NSA Claimed Surveillance Foiled 50 Terrorist Attacks, Google Challenges Gag Order

It’s the latest in a series of PR efforts since The Guardian reported the leak of a series of classified documents that brought the NSA’s top secret surveillance programs to light. On Tuesday, Google filed a petition with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, asking for permission to lift the gag order on FISA’s top-secret requests from the comapny for user information. Since then, Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who has taken responsibility…

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Actually Scott Foley Has Signed On for Season 3 of ‘Scandal’

Scott Foley, the actor formerly known as Felicity‘s Noel Crane, will continue to play your favorite Scandal character, Jake Ballard.  Good news for fans of Scandal, the ABC series that you’re sure to catch up on this summer. (Otherwise, what’s the point of being on Twitter?) That’s right: Foley has signed on as a Season 3 regular. Sure, it’s difficult to tone down your excitement… until you realize this is one giant spoiler….

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House Passed Amendment Exempting Military From D.C. Gun Laws

“Representative Gingrey’s anti-home-rule amendment continues a pattern of Republican assaults on our local rights and gun safety laws, which we know how to fight,” said Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC). On Friday, the House passed an amendment to the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) exempting members of the military from Washington, D.C. gun laws. Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA) filed the amendment, which says military personnel living or stationed in D.C. would…

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Walk Through the Highs and Lows of His Career – Wes Bentley Books Ryan Murphy’s Pilot

He’s survived plastic bag jokes, the pressures of fame, and, more admirably, drug addiction, which brought his once-promising career to a halt. But, hot off the heels of ‘Hunger Games,’ the actor has booked his next high-profile role as the star in Ryan Murphy’s HBO pilot ‘Open.’ (In the drama, he’ll play a man with many theories on sexuality.) Read on to see how substance abuse made Bentley put on…

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The 10 Most Dated Publicity Shots From the Long-Running Pageant

After all, we can’t help but chuckle looking at the fashion of Miss USA’s old publicity stills. Starting with this one — Miss USA McDonald might not have had a farm, but she had plenty of lace. Read on to see nine other incredibly dated Miss USA gowns. There’s little doubt that we can expect plenty of cut-out gowns at 2013’s Miss USA pageant. Which means, in 10 years time,…

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