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  2. When Kim isn’t busy making appearances at opera balls or branding her multi-million dollar phone app, she’s posting photos of her family for everyone to see, normalizing mixed-race couples and families for a massive (and relatively young) audience.
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    What Keeping Up with the Kardashians can teach America about interracial marriage

    A recent episode of the E! reality show offered an important window into little-discussed prejudices faced by interracial couples

     

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    Who loves orange soda?

     

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  8. It is so much easier to put the onus on mothers than it is to give them support and own up to the fact that, hey, dad might have something to do with this too. Studies about epigenetic modification to sperm yield similar results to those about women, yet they’re not getting nearly as much attention.
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    Half-baked genetic research is fueling the latest round of mom-bashing

    Epigenetics is adding more grist to the pregnancy advice mill

     

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  12. Come intern with us!

    We’re hiring PAID interns for FALL 2014. Details below:

    TheWeek.com is seeking driven, enthusiastic web editorial interns to work out of our Manhattan office for 2-3 days a week from late August/early September through December. The ideal candidate is a bright undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a career in journalism who possesses solid research and writing skills and a knack for all things web.

    Interns will gain hands-on experience in a digital newsroom by assisting The Week’s team of editors in researching, pitching, writing, and promoting stories. Other responsibilities include moderating comments, building articles in the CMS, and other aspects of basic web production.

    Location: New York City
    Pay: $8/hour
    Contact Name: Samantha Rollins

    Please send a cover letter, resume, availability, and two writing samples to Rollins@theweek.com with the subject line “WEB EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP.”

    Good luck!

     

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