Mel Robbins

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Hay una sencilla razón por la que el debate sobre el vestido y las llamas que se escaparon en Arizona se han apoderado de nuestra sección de noticias, nuestras conversaciones y nuestras vidas la semana pasada… y está más relacionada con los videos de gatos que con la ciencia.

Dicho de manera simple, nosotros preferiríamos debatir sobre algo positivo, como el vestido, y no sobre ISIS y el financiamiento del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional.

Esto no es solo especulación, es un hecho: lo que la mayoría de nosotros lee, comparte y discute en absoluto está orientado a las noticias de temas serios.…  Seguir leyendo »

Why blue/black/white/gold dress went viral

There’s a simple reason why the dress debate and the rampaging llamas in Arizona have taken over our news feeds, our conversations and our lives this week — and it has more to do with cat videos than science. To put it simply, we’d rather debate something positive, like the dress, than ISIS and Department of Homeland Security funding.

This isn’t just speculation, it’s a fact: What the majority of us read, share and discuss is not “hard news”-oriented at all. A new study, led by applied mathematicians at the University of Vermont and Mitre Corp., analyzed the emotional content of the news we share online.…  Seguir leyendo »

It’s time for someone in the NBA to show some backbone. Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, has got to go and he has got to go in a very public fashion.

Listen to the audio recording that is alleged to be of his voice spewing vile reproach at his mistress about her associating with black people in public, and taking photos with black people (Magic Johnson and Matt Kemp, in particular). The audio has not been authenticated as Sterling, but he has not denied it.

Listen to the entire five minutes of unhinged ranting and you’ll hear a man forbid a woman (Sterling’s girlfriend, V.…  Seguir leyendo »