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  • Buzzfeed shows you how to tuck non-skinny jeans into boots — and 15 other ways to hack your outfits.
  • Fortune gives some examples of how some schools are improving aspects of their MBA programs with women in mind.
  • The New York Times’ You’re the Boss blog has networking tips for introverts, from an introvert.
  • GoGirl Finance shares the experience of a 24-year-old employee who got a big promotion to a managerial position and worked hard to earn the respect of her colleagues.
  • The Productivity Pro blog encourages you to take breaks, use your vacation time, and give yourself other chances to recharge. (Tell us: How realistic is that for you?)
  • Above the Law recounts a judge’s inappropriate comment to a female attorney during an oral argument session at Pace Law School (New York Appellate Division, Second Department) as well as the dean’s email to students about the comment and its larger context for women in law.
  • NPR speaks to a New York City litigator who, after being told by a partner that she had a very high voice, worked with a coach to make her voice and speech patterns sound more assertive.
  • You’ve probably heard the news about Apple and Facebook’s decisions to provide insurance coverage for women to freeze their eggsThe Daily Beast has a critical take on the much-discussed announcements, while Bloomberg Businessweek denies the existence of any “evil plot.” Other interesting commentary, from four women: an adoption and reproductive attorney writing for Forbes, a UK-based editor at The Telegraph and a U.S.-based one, and a geneticist writing for a Public Library of Science blog (plus, of course, The Onion).
  • Speaking of different points of view, here’s a roundup of opinions on Mrs. Clooney’s name change and the heated debate that it’s generated (e.g., is her decision anti-feminist?). Bustle, The Telegraph, The Guardian, and The Hoopla share various perspectives.
  • Above the Law founder and managing editor David Lat has written a novel called Supreme Ambitions that “details the rise of Audrey Coyne, a recent Yale Law School graduate who dreams of clerking for the U.S. Supreme Court someday.” The book, out in December, has already been getting great blurbs from the likes of Judge Richard Posner.

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  • New York magazine rounds up some stylish cruelty-free/vegan fashion.
  • A Harvard Business Review blogger reports on a new study that reveals how past participation in sports plays a role for female C-suite executives and the women they hire.
  • According to The Washington Post’s On Leadership blog, the majority of Americans would prefer not to relocate out of the country for work. (Would you? Have you?)
  • PopSugar Smart Living brings you some crowdsourced advice on getting a raise.
  • Politico talks to Fortune’s Senior Editor at Large, Pattie Sellers (h/t to The Broadsheet).
  • The Simple Dollar gives you 15 ways of tackling student loans.
  • The Atlantic takes a look at the widespread misogyny and violent threats against women on social media.
  • Too busy for a book club? A Cup of Jo has an idea for you: an articles club.
  • Worried about Ebola? PBS NewsHour tells you about six diseases that you should be worried about instead.

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  • The Atlantic talks about why designers are reluctant to include pockets in women’s clothes — and how it affects women at work.
  • Pinterest Told Me To rounds up a selection of tunics that are long enough to pair well with leggings.
  • Fashionista presents “14 Beautiful Bras for Full-Chested Women.”
  • Fortune reports on a study that examined the ways your spouse/partner can influence your job performance. Also recently in Fortune: the word “kiddo” and women whistleblowers.
  • The New York Times’ You’re the Boss blog asks, “Can a female boss successfully manage a chauvinist?”
  • A Harvard Business Review blogger looks into a study that showed women may be more likely to negotiate salary at a new job when they’ve been told the pay is negotiable; if not, they may actually negotiate downward (h/t to The Broadsheet).
  • Above the Law talks about judges who tweet.
  • Road Warriorette tackles deplaning etiquette.

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  • Lucky rounds up 14 budget-friendly drugstore beauty products for fall.
  • Naomi Alder writes for Medium about working in the tech industry and finding herself playing the stereotypical roles that others expect. And in The New York Times, a geobiology professor writes about the prevalence of sexual assault against female scientists working in the field and how it’s changed the course of her research.
  • Inc. gives you tips on ways to signal power with your body language, voice, and more.
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg explains to The New Yorker why she is not planning on retiring anytime soon.
  • Business Insider finds out what nine successful people, like Mark Cuban, Tim Ferriss, and Debbi Fields (the Mrs. Fields), wish they’d known about personal finance in their 20s.
  • The New Yorker has a very honest, heartfelt essay about the writer’s difficult decision whether or not to have children — and the local kids she tries to help in the meantime. New York Magazine gathers some thoughts from famous women — from Margaret Cho to Gloria Steinem — on choosing not to have kids.
  • SheKnows gives advice to a woman whose boyfriend’s controlling ways with money seem to be creating an abusive situation.
  • Jill Lepore at The New Yorker delves into the surprising and fascinating history — and evolution — of Wonder Woman.
  • Which are better for drying your hands, paper towels or hand dryers? Lifehacker tackles this eternal question — and even links to a TEDx talk about the subject. (Spoiler: paper towels are slightly better.)

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  • Halloween will be here in no time. Are you looking for a unique costume idea? Perhaps … the lawyer for The Bangles, circa 1988? Actress Noomi Rapace shows you how its done at Go Fug Yourself.
  • Fortune looks at the disappointing but not entirely surprising differences between feedback given to men and to women during performance reviews.
  • Business Insider offers advice on words and phrases you should never include on your LinkedIn profile.
  • Fast Company tells you about several companies who are looking at “work/life balance” in new ways.
  • Road Warriorette gives some helpful tips on making travel a little less stressful. (What are yours?)
  • One more from Fast Company: a peek at a new dating site called “Jess, Meet Ken” that lets women virtually set up other women with guys they’d vouch for.

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