But Skewed Gender Balance In The Subject Matter Doesnt Explain Why Women Aremore Likely To Show Up In Photographs Than Text.

While it wont shock anyone to learn that Y chromosomes are overrepresented in news coverage, a new study found that women are more likely to be appear in photographs than in the text of news stories. Researchers in the United Kingdom used artificial intelligence software to catalogue an enormous corpus of English-language news on the Internet. They vacuumed up 2.3 million articles published by 950 online news sources, from the BBC to the New York Post, over six months from October 2014 to April 2015. More from Bloomberg.com: Oil Prices Could Jump 50% by the End of 2016 They used AI programs to search for faces in the articles lead images and categorize them by gender. Names in the text of news sources or subjects were also sorted by gender. The proportion of females wasconsistently higher in images than in text, for virtually all topics and news outlets, the researchers wrote in the article published in the journal PLOS ONE by researchers from the University of Bristol and Cardiff University. The idea that news disproportionately focuses on men has been studied for years. Other researchers have pointed out that the imbalance in coverage reflects underlying inequalities in society : If leaders in government and business are disproportionately male, for example, the journalism aboutthose subjects will reflect that. (They are, and it does.) More from Bloomberg.com: Goldman Sachs Says It May Be Forced to Fundamentally Question How Capitalism Is Working Women are better represented on some beatsfashion, in particular, was the only topic where women were more likely than men to be mentioned in the text and featured in photos. Thats hardly a feminist victory. In sports stories, more than 90 percent of the subjects named or people quoted were men. But skewed gender balance in the subject matter doesnt explain why women aremore likely to show up in photographs than text. The authors say their findings provide evidence for a longstanding feminist critique: “When women do show up in the news, it is often as ‘eye candy,thus reinforcing women’svalue as sources of visual pleasure rather than residing in the content of their views.” More from Bloomberg.com: Clintons Security Clearance Is Under Scrutiny The finding is bound to sadden and infuriate. The authors say that the combination of AI software and a giant sample of articles allows researchers”to gather extensiveempirical support, on a scale previously inconceivable, for long-standing claims around themarginalization of women in the news. The same technology could be used to document “proof of progressive gender representations whenand where they occur,” they write.In online news, those examples are few and far between. More from Bloomberg.com

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Many Smaller Ones Echo That Dedication To Keeping Things On Home Soil, Like Carson-based Aldan American, Which Makes Specialty Suspension Components.

The Grand National Roadster Show at the Pomona Fairplex was not only three days of gearhead eye candy, it showcased the industry’s big business appeal. Embed By Monday, February 01, 2016 03:36PM POMONA, Calif. (KABC) — The Grand National Roadster Show at the Pomona Fairplex was not only three days of gearhead eye candy, it showcased the industry’s big business appeal. But all that glitters isn’t chrome. The industry surrounding it is a gold nugget of sorts in both the U.S. and California economies. Many of the companies that participate in shows like this started out as hobbies for their founders. “And then word got out and he started making those products for his friends, and then the next thing you know, that little garage-based business is employing two or three people, 20 or 30 people,” said Peter MacGillivray, vice president of communications and events for the Specialty Equipment Market Association, or SEMA. Or in some cases, hundreds of people for decades, as with Torrance-based Edelbrock Performance. Up and down the various buildings at the Fairplex, there were vendors that specialized in car parts from head to tail, inside and out. Add them all up, and it’s a big industry – SEMA says $36 billion worth annually. Of that, nearly 10 percent represents the hot rod and restoration market, as seen on the cars at the roadster show. Of all the businesses the trade group represents, 25 percent of them are right here in California. We often hear that nothing is made here anymore. Not true, say large businesses like Edelbrock, which employs over 500 workers in its various locations in California and North Carolina. Many smaller ones echo that dedication to keeping things on home soil, like Carson-based Aldan American, which makes specialty suspension components. The company has always been based in the Los Angeles area, and currently employs 10 people. Both Edelbrock and Aldan boast on their literature and packaging that their products are made in the United States. Custom car builders tend to prefer U.S. and especially locally-made parts, and many of the vendors who set up shop at the Grand National Roadster Show were happy to oblige. The hot rod and custom car industry has become more international in recent years, thanks to reality television which features car builders like Huntington Beach-based Chip Foose, and has made them stars. The Grand National Roadster Show has a long tradition of being big fun. But scratch the surface, and it’s big business too. Related Topics:

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Some E-cigarette Users Believe The Products Help Them Transition Away From Smoking Regular Cigarettes, But Other Studies Have Suggested They Might Provide A Gateway To Smoking For Others.

The flavors analyzed by the scientists that came up positive for these chemicals include: Cotton Candy, Tutti Frutti, Cupcake, Fruit Squirts, Waikiki Watermelon, Double Apple Hookah, Blue Water Punch, Oatmeal Cookie and Alien Blood. The study is published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. The impact of e-cigarettes on health is still not totally clear, but Allen said the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has warned workers for years about the risks of diacetyl. Inhaling the chemical is associated with popcorn lung, officially known as bronchiolitis obliterans, a respiratory condition that causes damage and inflammation to the airways and can be fatal. Pulmonary specialist Dr. David Beuther said, The presence of that chemical [diacetyl] is concerning enough for me to be stronger with my patients when were talking about the unknown safety hazards of e-cigarettes. Bronchiolitis obliterans is irreversible. You cant take it back, said Beuther, an associate professor of medicine at National Jewish Health, one of the countrys top respiratory hospitals. He said the disease leads to the need for a lung transplant. Acetoin is also linked with popcorn lung, according to the study. The chemical 2,3 pentanedione has caused lung and brain damage in rats, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Some e-cigarette users believe the products help them transition away from smoking regular cigarettes, but other studies have suggested they might provide a gateway to smoking for others. The products are not currently regulated by the FDA . The agency has issued a proposed rule to include e-cigarettes under its authority to regulate certain products that contain tobacco and nicotine, said Allen. Beuther told CBS News hes particularly concerned about teens and young adults using e-cigarettes. He says that lungs are not fully developed until about age 25 and that vaping could lead to silent damage. Also, smaller people, and perhaps some women , may be exposed to a higher concentration of a given material compared to a larger man, for example, he said. According to the CDC, there are an estimated 2.5 million teen e-cigarette users.

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It Was The First Americu Credit Union Wine And Chocolate Festival Holiday Edition From 3 To 9 P.m.

email Comment Posted Dec. 5, 2015 at 5:37 PM UTICA As they stood in Utica Memorial Auditorium surrounded by wine, chocolate and cheeses, Erin Flansburg and her best friends screeched in unison. Girls night out! It was the first AmeriCU Credit Union Wine and Chocolate Festival Holiday Edition from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Aud. Those who participated were able taste New York wine and beer samples, and browse a variety of treats, gifts and home services. The women Diana Avolio of Utica, and Sandy Sturtevant and Flansburg of Rome settled on Victorianbourg Wine Estate as their favorite stop so far. Brittney Hines, events marketing executive for Galaxy Communications, said the company wanted to bring another event to the area and knew how well the festival does during the spring. Its great for the holiday season, Hines said. Youve got the family coming into town. It could be a great date night, a great ladies night out, a great get-me-out-of-the-house night out. Hines said they expected about 1,200 people to visit a bit lower than the regularly scheduled event which last reported it had 2,000 participants during its seventh year. Kaylne Edick and her friend Alaina Driscoll spent time trying different wines for the first half of the event before swithing to beers. Driscoll came all the way from Massachusetts to attend. Its just something to do in the valley, Edick said. Its something thats not expensive and just gets you out to do something. Everyone was given a free commemorative wine glass to sip samples. Designated drivers paid half price for their tickets. Free cabs were provided by Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP. Follow @OD_Scott on Twitter or call her at 792-5037.

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They Will Stay Aglow Through Sunday, Dec.

Blackfridaybrawls_storyflow 27. They will stay aglow through Sunday, Dec. 27. Located in West Allis, Candy Cane Lane bounded by Oklahoma and Montana Avenues and 92nd to 96th Streets features numerous neighborhood blocks with extremely festive and decorated houses. It’s free to drive through Candy Cane Lane, but it is also a benefit for the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) Fund so donations are accepted by volunteers at designated collection sites. The hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m. Remember to drive slowly and turn your lights on. There is also scheduled entertainment that will take place during the month-long run. Go here for the full line-up, and stay tuned to OnMilwaukee for an interview with a resident who lives on Candy Cane Lane (we have so many questions for her!). Post your comment/review now Facebook comments Disclaimer: Please note that Facebook comments are posted through Facebook and cannot be approved, edited or declined by OnMilwaukee.com. The opinions expressed in Facebook comments do not necessarily reflect those of OnMilwaukee.com or its staff. 30, 2015 OnMilwaukee heard Children’s Hospital was in need of socks, and so we decided to help out with a Holiday Sock Drive to collect pairs and packages of socks for infants, children, teens and adults. 27, 2015 On a recent Friday afternoon, we stopped in for lunch at Liquid Johnny’s in West Allis. No, we did not have a “liquid lunch,” despite the name of the bar and restaurant, but we certainly thought about it. 26, 2015 The Black Friday shopping experience is a big, mixed bag of savings and safety issues. Milwaukee’s Melanie Rice and Bryan Zysk know this first-hand. One even suffered a broken foot in a brawl over a DVD player. 25, 2015 Recently, OnMilwaukee’s Molly Snyder went to the Brew City Bruisers Boot Camp to test her roller skating skills and bad assery. Turns out, she spent a lot of time on her bad ass. 22, 2015 Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin offers an array of social services, including The Robyn’s Nest, run by Lona Long and a team of volunteers to provide clothing and other items to kids and foster families. 20, 2015 Earlier this week, after looking at tragic photos of Syrian refugee children on Facebook, Gretchen Mead decided she was going to invite refugees to stay in extra rooms in her bungalow-style home in Shorewood. 20, 2015 Suddenly, the warm-and-comfy factor in bars is a big deal, and so OnMilwaukee stepped up and went out on a couple of windy, chilly nights last week to scout out some of the city’s coziest bars.

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There Were Girls Who Were Only 10 Years Old.

Karla Jacinto, now 23, says she was lured from her home in Mexico as a 12-year-old by a trafficker who used candy, a fast car and his affections to groom her before forcing her into prostitution. She eventually was taken to the Mexican city of Guadalajara, where she was forced to work in a brothel in horrendous conditions. Human trafficking survivor Karla Jacinto says she was raped 43,200 times while in captivity: https://t.co/ckDaoUVNBo pic.twitter.com/QW3336zah5 I started at 10 a.m. and finished at midnight, she told CNN in a harrowing interview . Some men would laugh at me because I was crying. I had to close my eyes so that I wouldnt see what they were doing to me, so that I wouldnt feel anything. At one point, Jacinto, who was then just 13, said police conducted a raid and she believed she was saved. But the officers simply rounded up the girls and demanded sexual favors or they would send naked pictures of them back home to their families. I was forced to serve every kind of fetish imaginable to more than 40,000 clients. -Karla Jacinto I thought they were disgusting. They knew we were minors. We were not even developed. We had sad faces. There were girls who were only 10 years old. There were girls who were crying. They told the officers they were minors and nobody paid attention. Beaten and abused by pimps, she fell pregnant to one and gave birth at 15. The man used the infant as leverage, she said. Jacinto eventually was rescued in an anti-trafficking sting in 2008, after a four-year ordeal in which she estimates she was forced to have sex with an average of 30 men a day, seven days a week. CNN says it confirmed Jacintos story through the United Against Human Trafficking organization, which looked after her after she was rescued. She has previously spoken with Pope Francis at a conference on modern slavery in July and has shared her story in Congress. Karla Jacinto speaks with Pope Francis as Bill de Blasio (upper left) looks on during the Modern Slavery and Climate Change conference at the Vatican on July 21.Photo: Reuters She said she had no other identity beyond that of a sex object and urged the Congress to do more to stop the criminal enterprise, the Washington Times reported . I was forced to serve every kind of fetish imaginable to more than 40,000 clients, Jacinto told the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, global health, global human rights and international organizations. She said many of her clients were foreigners visiting my city looking to have sexual interactions with minors like me. Sex trafficking is believed to account for 80 percent of the worlds 20 million to 30 million modern-day slaves, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes told Americanofficials after Jacintos address in May. Two million of those are estimated to be children like her. There are between 20 million and 36 million slaves around the world in 2015, including 5.5 million children.

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In The Pictures They Looked Like Minimuffins, Basically Pecan Tassies With Some Chocolate.

But I speak with forked tongue. Of course, there’s no such thing as too much pie. Here’s what I thought might be cool (I promise, there will be no math): Take all of the pies and turn them into tassies, or mini-muffin-shaped pies that people can munch on, so they can get a taste of each pie without eating eight pieces of pie. Wouldn’t it be cool to have eight adorable tiny little pies on your plate, rather than, well, a whole pie? Maybe not. But that’s what I was thinking when I was thinking about pie, which was roughly about the time I found this recipe for Mini-Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pies. Before I go on to the things I learned, it must be explained that in my generation, because of “When Harry Met Sally,” we cannot say “pecan pie” without picturing Meg Ryan frowning at Billy Crystal in the museum while Billy reels off, “but I would be proud to partake of your pecan pie.” That said, here are five things I learned: 1. This recipe had me not a little confused about the size and number of pecan pies it made. In the pictures they looked like minimuffins, basically pecan tassies with some chocolate. But it made enough filling for dozens upon dozens. So I made a second batch in standard-cup muffins. Surprise, surprise. They were equally delicious. (That was a joke. Of course they were. They were the same, only bigger.) Then I ran out of dough. There was still filling. Anyway, think of these as pecan tassies, if you like, or mini-pie-like standard muffins, just don’t think of them as anything other than lovely and delicious. 2. Making the tassies was a breeze, for which I owe a debt to co-worker Brenda Martin, who makes about a gajillion cookies every holiday season. She lent me her “tassie tool,” which looks like one of those 2-pound hand weights, but it’s made of wood. You roll up about 11/2-inch balls of dough and push them down with the end of this tool, leaving perfect little cups for filling. She said she bought the tool from Pampered Chef. 3. Perhaps the biggest lesson I learned this week has to do with removing small crusty items from a mini-muffin pan.

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I’m Glad.

Ounce anyway some people stay together in the you know we’re in love it’s for religious. Reasons ending things of that and with their miserable on the inside they are physically ill and they say one wall you know I’m gonna going to helping and when I liked it got around to putting them. I’m gonna take my kids to consideration. But sometimes parents you have to realize the fighting that you do in Fran your kids are just as bad as he split up healthy it has not helped my get into that because when I got a divorce my daughter was shocked to grab the kid was shocked. Because we never argued so the kid didn’t know where it was coming pat let me just and other is that you know why often talk about how you have marriage can get really boring monogamy is not mass. Especially when you’re young after a while the kids and that that did dead have been teaming it’s looking away. So it’s very dangerous when you’re young and you get married and people should remember that they sometimes I see him fight with her ex husband conserve very boisterous home and I could see. Let me remind me actually as we cannot allow house is now and now. I. Moody’s had to cities that. I’m glad. Now you know there’s a remake of an experiment an imam a little bit and my mom and dad fight supposedly my mom expected may not all the time I’m like the opposite of your daughter rivals like. Expecting them to get divorced. I’m Mike how do not get the word what I don’t get it. But somehow there’s some area uncle dining unite religious nick my father’s death nice to bet that to get divorced. But they didn’t do it even if you think it’s better maybe then because of looking at them you know I wonder maybe is better like arguing pick on each other because you get it out like it’s not bubbling under the surface it is she didn’t yeah it’s that it’s an incentive behind the tone of the voice and the Atlanta another little word is a lot like you say to somebody and I united generous love I pointed this out before BUR I have slugger could go hung like a hamster you know I may ask. We did what no. That area I would say kind of visualize that I like that I’m flattered and hunky guy. After. OK it’s not a topic we talk a lot about the pay gap for women Hollywood. You know we talk about that because there are always complaining actresses they don’t make as much. But Kate Winslet says that she finds the topic don’t is that because she’s British yeah exactly what she’s Christian she’s edited the quote she said maybe it’s because I’m British that you know talking about might hate us. In pub Oakland related to the reader interested talk it’s great I don’t I am now yeah. Understand why they’re coming up but maybe it’s British thing I don’t like talking about Manny it’s a bit vulgar is an I don’t think it’s a very nice conversation happened.

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Business News Us Hiring On Fire In October, Jobless Rate Falls To 5 Pct.

After a flurry of social media buzz and widespread discussion, the children, all ages 7-12, went back to police and recanted their original stories. There is no word on whether the children could be charged with any crimes. D.A.: Reports of needles in candy ‘unfounded’ Related Stories Tuesday, September 29 2015, 08:15 PM TREVOR NOAH RETURNS TO “DAILY SHOW” AFTER EMERGENCY APPENDECTOMY NEW YORK (AP) — It’s often said that pain can produce comedy. Business News US hiring on fire in October, jobless rate falls to 5 pct. WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring roared back in October after two disappointing months as employers added 271,000 jobs, the most since December. The unemployment rate fell to a fresh seven-year low of 5 percent. WEST PALM BEACH, FL — (Marketwired) — 03/21/14 — Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green reputation. … IN THE NEWS: LAWSUIT OVER KARDASHIAN LAWSUIT LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyering up against the Kardashians? Site Map Stay Connected: 2015, WHAM ABC 13 | Portions are Copyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or distributed. WHAM-TV is licensed and owned by Deerfield Media (Rochester) Licensee, LLC. 13WHAM ABC Rochester provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, health reports, notices of events and items of interest in the community, local sports and entertainment programming for Rochester and nearby towns and communities including Greece, Victor, Pittsford, Penfield, Henrietta, Webster, Irondequoit, Fairport, Chili, Gates, Rush, Wheatland, Canandaigua, Farmington, Spencerport and Hilton.

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Siegfried & Roys Secret Garden And Dolphin Habitat See Members Of The Wildcat Species Such As Lions, Panthers, White Tigers And Leopards.

(Circus Circus, 702.794.3939 or 702.734.0410) 2. High Roller While in a spherical pod on the worlds tallest observation wheel, feast your eyes on breathtaking views of the skyline and beyond. Youll be happy to know that children 12 and under are free with an adult purchase of a ticket. If your children are older than that, go the family four-pack route with two adult tickets and two youth tickets (age 13-17) for $69.95 during the day and $99.95 at night. (The Linq Promenade, 866.328.1888) 3. Wildlife Habitat Hummingbirds, Chilean flamingos, parrots, swans and more exotic creatures call this 15-acre tropical oasis home. If youre there by 8:30a.m. or late afternoon at 2 p.m., take part in the pelican live feedings daily. Plus, the beautiful greenery and flowing waterfalls provide the perfect backdrop for family photo ops. (Flamingo, 702.733.3111) Photo: Kelly McKeon 4. Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Take a stroll through the autumn display, open 24 hours daily, through Nov. 30. Massive pumpkins, scarecrows and mythical creatures can be seen throughout. The centerpiece of the exhibition is the interactive talking tree standing at the base of a countryside-inspired watermill. (Bellagio, 702.693.7111) 5. Fall of Atlantis Fountain and Aquarium In this spectacular water and fire show set in the kingdom of Atlantis, life-size sculptures come alive every hour on the hour daily. After the show, watch your childrens faces light up as they examine the 50,000-gallon aquarium of tropical fish and other ocean life. Be there for feeding time, which takes place twice daily. (The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702.731.7110) 6. Siegfried & Roys Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat See members of the wildcat species such as lions, panthers, white tigers and leopards. Adult and baby dolphins can be seen either at prime vantage points or through the underwater viewing area. Paint with dolphins or go on an exclusive VIP tour to enhance your experience. (The Mirage, 702.791.7188) 7. Shark Reef Aquarium Ooh and aah over the deep blue sea predators at this expansive aquarium. From the 15 species of sharks to other creatures like sawfish, piranhas, jellyfish and the rare golden crocodile, the aquarium presents itself with a fulfilling day of exploring underwater life. (Mandalay Bay, 702.632.4555) Madame Tussauds Las Vegas 8. Madame Tussauds Las Vegas From singing and dancing along with Bruno Mars, Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Rihanna in the music room to balling with Shaquille ONeal and other athletes in the sports arena, this interactive wax museum caters to every age. And dont forget to check out Marvel superheroes Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America and Iron Man. (The Venetian, 702.862.7800) 9.

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