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Published July 20, 2006 11:30PM (EDT)

Sydney Morning Herald, via Nerve: "Screen Goddess" pinup calendar purports to promote women's participation in information technology fields. Protesters aren't so sure.

Sandmonkey, via Metafilter: One proposed explanation for the disturbing pictures of Israeli girls writing messages on rockets bound for Lebanon: They were tricked by foreign photographers.

Associated Press: More women are lifting weights, for both health and vanity reasons.

BBC: Sharing a bed with a partner disturbs sleep of both men and women, but men's cognitive abilities suffer more the next day as a result. Also, men remember dreams better when they had sex the night before, whereas no nooky means better recall for women.

Bloomberg: Progress has been made, but even now fewer than one in three medical studies has women as lead authors.

ABC News: Women who get migraines with auras are twice as likely to develop heart disease.

Los Angeles Times: An illegal immigrant went before a judge to ask for a restraining order against her husband. Instead, the judge said he'd give her 20 seconds to leave the courtroom before having her arrested and deported.

By Page Rockwell

Page Rockwell is Salon's editorial project manager.

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