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The Bachelor goes to Singapore and smacks local cuisine in the face in ‘especially disrespectful’ episode

Leech therapy, a "market" and contestants wondering if they're going to die from eating in Singapore.
Oracle executive chairman Larry Ellison.

It’s an ‘ugly fact of life’: Your hair can sabotage your success at work

Professional women are expected to wear their hair straight and smooth. But that expectation has a lot to do with stereotypes around gender and race. Fortunately, there's some evidence that these unspoken hairstyle rules are changing.
Americans have garnered plenty of negative stereotypes around the world.

I’ve been to 25 countries, and these are the 7 worst stereotypes I’ve heard about Americans

Americans have garnered several negative stereotypes around the world. They include beliefs that Americans are entitled and arrogant and that Americans are obsessed with their jobs.
The author in Banaue, Philippines.

I’ve traveled to 25 countries and everyone wanted to ask — or tell — me the same things about the US

People around the world often have many questions and misconceptions about the US. I've been to 25 countries, and these are the questions that come up time and time again.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar took to the pages of Cosmopolitan to speak out against stereotypes that are thrust upon athletes.

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote an op-ed slamming athlete stereotypes in wake of the Khloe Kardashian-Tristan Thompson scandal

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar took to the pages of Cosmopolitan to speak out against stereotypes that are thrust upon athletes.

After traveling to 24 countries, I found people all around the world have the same 5 mistaken ideas about Americans

If you're an American traveling abroad, you're going to hear a lot of stereotypes about the United States. Some of these stereotypes are way off-base.

You may be stereotyped if you use these words

A new study reveals words that are stereotypically associated with gender, age, political orientation, and more.

Asian-Americans share stories of racism after a New York Times editor was told to ‘go back to China’

New York Times journalist Michael Luo talks about the feeling of "otherness" that some Asian-Americans feel — despite having been born in America.

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

From what you'll eat to whether you should make a career move, research suggests that there are a number of cognitive stumbling blocks that affect behavior.

8 things people get wrong about the French

No they're not rude, and they don't only eat snails and frog legs.