Here’s a mini link round-up concerning gender-related stories:
- Via the new Digg + wiki site Thoof (how’s that pronounced? ‘thuf?’), I discovered the blog (and associated site) Expecting Executive. The company provides services for the pregnant businesswoman. That’s a clever and growing niche. There’s an idiosyncrasy in their blog URL–it’s http://blogspot.expectingexecutive.com/. You might need to look twice at that URL to spot the weirdness.
- A bunch of illuminating statistics about about sundry cultural and educational divides between boys and girls. The numbers on suicide and correctional facilities are particularly surprising.
- The Musuo people live in the Chinese provinces of Yunnan and Sichuan, close to the border with Tibet. They are a matrilineal society, and have a highly unusual tradition of marriage. Here, also, are some beautiful photos on Flickr.
That is a weird url. So the owners of the expecingexecutive domain created a subdomain that’s the same as one that expecingexecutive is also a subdomain of. (Did that make any sense?) Interestingly though, if you interchange the subdomain/domain, you get the same content.
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