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Here’s How Many Philly Workers Have Left Their Jobs Due to a Bad Commute

Everyone has experienced a bad commute to work. Whether you’ve been stuck on the Schuylkill Expressway or delayed on the El, long and physically draining […]

Business

Philly Has the Country’s Third Worst Income Gap, Study Finds

A new Bloomberg study just reconfirmed a scary reality in Philadelphia: the gap between the city’s rich and poor is one of the biggest nationwide […]

Business

Philly Is One of the Worst Cities for Women Entrepreneurs, Study Finds

Women entrepreneurs in Philadelphia don’t have it easy. In fact, they have it pretty hard compared to women living in most of the country’s other […]

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Want to Improve Philly’s Mental Health? Turn Vacant Lots Green, Study Says.

I’m not sure what it is about Philly’s vacant lots, but researchers sure do seem to have a thing for studying them. In February, a report […]

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Philly Makes List of Places Where You Can Earn Six Figures and Still Be Broke

A six-figure income definitely doesn’t work the same in every city, and a new study from price comparison and financial education website MagnifyMoney reveals the […]

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Black Women Startup Founders Are Raising More Venture Dollars, Study Finds

In 2016, a groundbreaking analysis from the demographic study ProjectDiane revealed a bleak statistic about black women founders: a measly 0.2 percent of all VC […]

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Corporations, Here’s Why Young Professionals Are Losing Faith in You

Company loyalty among millennials is waning. As worldwide social and political unrest continues to permeate all aspects of everyday life, young workers are bringing the […]

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Here’s the Right Way to Approach Your Gym Crush

You know, meeting people offline isn’t easy. Once you’re post-college, your options for finding true love IRL are limited. You can hang out at bars, wait for […]

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Women Want to Look Thin and Muscled, According to New Study

The fitness world has been saying it for a long time: Strong is the new sexy. And now, it would seem, a majority of women […]

Business

This One Thing Motivates Employees More Than Money

To get your employees working harder, don’t promise them pay raises per se, says a new Harvard Business Review study — instead, make sure your […]

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Scientists Just Found Another Reason You Can Blame Winter for Making You Fat

As far as excuses go for reason’s we, um, fill out a little during the winter, we’ve used them all: it’s too cold to exercise, the days are too […]

Business

Why Aren’t Philadelphians Aiming for the Corner Office?

LinkedIn started off the New Year by looking at how professionals across its platform view success. For example, is getting the corner office everyone’s goal […]

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Scientists May Have Cracked Why Smelling Your Boyfriend’s Shirt Feels So Soothing

We’ve all known for a long time that burying your face in your partner’s shirt and breathing in deeply can feel pretty soothing, but now […]

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Philadelphia: The No. 1 City for Diversity in Sciences, Tech

Philadelphia is the nation’s no. 1 city for diversity in STEM, according to a new ranking from the financial technology company SmartAsset. The 2017 ranking […]

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Turns Out, Canola Oil May Not Be So Good For You After All

You would think that something that’s made of vegetables would get a free pass onto the “healthy” list. But even though canola oil — the […]