Kane was born Sam Hashimi, a businessman who divorced his wife and spent over £100,000 to become Samantha Kane in 1987. In 2005, he dished out over £25,000 to return to manhood—skin-graft penis and all—reinventing himself this time as Charles.
It’s a commonly held belief that being successful is contingent on obtaining a degree. Yet “college isn’t for everyone” is a ubiquitous American mantra, and many successful people have done quite well with just a high-school diploma. But in the current economy, do college graduates have an indisputable advantage?
Maneurism (noun): a volatile male reaction to stress, characterized by grunting, excessive swearing, and pounding inanimate objects. As in, If they’re sold out of Rolling Rock, Billy will have a maneurism. Man words have sacked the English language. In order to manscape, we must wear mantyhose and manscara and get manzilian waxes. If we’re ever [...]
For college kids today, a laptop is more important than a pen and paper. They take notes, write papers, apply for jobs, and watch movies all on the same machine. Laptops are essential, but do we really need them in the classroom? I’m not so sure. Carlo Rotella, director of American studies at Boston College, [...]
If you date your coworker in the American workplace, human resources may sit you down for a talk. If you date your coworker at Goldman Sachs, your manager may send you to Tokyo and leave your girlfriend in Jersey City. In response to last week’s gender discrimination lawsuit, Heidi Moore of The Daily Beast reported [...]
A new study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry reveals that while more people recognize schizophrenia, alcoholism, and depression as legitimate diseases, they still reject people afflicted with them. Researchers at Indiana University found that between 1996 and 2006, the public shifted its view of schizophrenia, alcoholism, and depression. In 1996, 54% of participants [...]