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– A Boston Globe columnist explores what things women should never wear, including an item of clothing so vile it inspires the columnist to ask: “Is there anything a woman could wear that says more loudly, ‘I am not to be taken seriously in either the professional or sexual arenas’?” We’ll let you click to find out what that is. [Miss Conduct] – Ms. JD has a hilarious assessment of an article on a male author’s article, “How to Use Gender Bias To Ensure Your Career Success.” Tip: no giggling or crying. [Ms. JD] A more serious piece (written by a woman) on how to negotiate boardroom-speak is here. [The Glass Hammer] – Bunnyshop has a guide to international hair salons. Handy! [Bunnyshop] – Learn from the mistakes of Zoe Cruz, Carly Fiorinina, and Martha Stewart: Maintain your “Feminine Mystique.” [Boston Herald] – Tips for boosting your brain power and preventing Alzheimers. The tip we like: use your non-dominant hand for basic things such as brushing your teeth. [WSJ] – Do you travel frequently for work? Here are the top 20 airports to avoid. [Forbes] – NYT has 31 Places to Go This Summer (and avoid the Euro). [NYT] – Addicted to caffeine? Us too. Here’s a guide on how to break the addiction. [New York] – If your parents and grandparents are just starting to think about divvying up their estate, we recommend this article: you may have a very interesting Thanksgiving dinner ahead of you. [BusinessWeek] – Ooh, great round-up of different online stores to sell you local produce. [NYT] – A musical version of the movie 9 to 5 is coming to Broadway! Musics and lyrics written by Dolly Parton herself. [ET] [Photo above: Nine to Five – Sexist, Egotistical, Lying Hypocritical Bigot Edition – Full Screen] – Finally: a cool little video on The Girl Effect. [YouTube via Feminist Law Professors]