Surprise, Surprise: Internet Trolls Are Actually Sadists

By: Claire Hannum / February 13, 2014
  • Internet trolls really are complete sadists, which explains so much. A new study, aptly titled “Trolls Just Want To Have Fun,” details the findings. Good to know all the strangers who call us “fat” and “stupid” don’t deserve another thought. [TimeScience Direct, CNN]
  • Why do TED and its spinoff TEDwomen refuse to do talks about abortion? [The Nation]
  • A record number women are marrying men who are less educated than them. Eeek! [Newser]
  • Yes, older women are having sex. What a concept! [USA Today, Reuters]
  • The abortion rate is declining, but only for some women. [The New Yorker]
  • According to a new report from the United Nations, progress for women’s rights around the world is not progressing in equal measure everywhere. [New York Times, HuffPost]
  • A new map of the female labor force shows us how women work around the world. [Washington Post]
  • A study found that one in three women have been stalked online by a partner or an ex. Creepy! [Guardian UK]

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