Monday Mashup: Power To The (Few) People
Every week, we scour the web to bring you interesting bits and pieces from around the world. Enjoy!
POWER TO THE (FEW) PEOPLE
Power couples seem to have it all. New studies are showing they do — and they’re keeping it. As people increasingly marry spouses with similar education levels and income, the opportunity to ‘marry up’ is closing — and the gap between rich and poor is widening. A fascinating look at how marriage affects income inequality.
START THE YEAR WITH A VENGEANCE
Few human emotions (and literary themes) are as riveting as revenge. If your preteen/teen needs some new reading material, start the year off right with this list of best YA revenge tales, from YA author Natasha Carthew.
THE CAREER RUINER
It’s commonly accepted as fact that kids are what put the kibosh on women’s careers. But a new study by Harvard Business school is revealing that it’s actually the husbands: Women aren’t meeting career goals in their 20s because they’re letting their career take a backseat to their partners’. Weigh in, ladies — what’s really keeping the glass ceiling intact?