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Chariot For Women Is A Ride Share Service About Preventing Sexual Assault

An all-female driver service for women and children only.

It didn’t take a startling expose about mismanaged sexual assault claims for women to know that Uber is not the most female-friendly service in this, our sharing economy. But when BuzzFeed News got a hold of some leaked screen shots from Uber’s internal customer support interface, seeing the words “rape” and “sexual assault” appear more than 10,000 times in the “Subject” field of the search query window was still a sickening experience. Uber executives said some untrue things about how their Zendesk database locates search terms – which they later admitted were literally “imperfect and fictitious” – and decried the figures as “highly misleading.”

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Your Dream Job Is A Lie

Forget being tethered to one job for the rest of your life. You have options.

It’s time to let go of the fantasy that there’s a “one and only” dream job waiting for you—the career soulmate to provide you with 35 years of self-fulfilled bliss and full dental care. That position doesn’t exist for most, according to a recent Gallup poll, which found millennials to be the least engaged generation at work. Nearly 30 percent admitted that they lacked “the opportunity to do what they do best.”

Findings like this paint a bleak picture of the millennial’s place in today’s workforce. But before you resign yourself to decades of 9-to-5 drudgery, consider that the lack of a single career actually means the possibilities are endless. To take advantage of as many opportunities as possible, think about leaving a job sooner rather than later. You wouldn’t be alone. In 2014, the median amount of time that workers had spent with their current employer was 4.6 years. Among ages 25 to 34, however, that timeframe drops to three years. There’s no stigma about having four different employers on your resume over a decade. Your future boss (if you choose to even have one) may appreciate your ability to adapt and embrace fresh challenges. Give yourself 18 months to two years at each job if you must, but don’t feel obligated beyond that. New beginnings can be your new normal.

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Over the course of our lives, a great many mysteries will remain unsolved. Is there intelligent life somewhere else in the cosmos? Why are we here? Will Donald Trump just wake up one day, suddenly in the shape of a square, and spend the rest of his days as a Cheez-It? But if you've always been curious about exactly how artist Vincent Van Gogh managed to cut off his ear, you're in luck--the mystery's been solved.

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Can a subtweet be an endorsement? Can an endorsement be a subtweet? Can a live speech when you’re standing right next to the person you’re theoretically “endorsing” function as a subtweet?

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The only words that can presently be associated with the names Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are ones akin to “tragedy,” and all the agony, outrage, and exhaustion it entails. Both black men were shot and killed by white police offers Wednesday and they were caught doing so on film.

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