Posts Tagged ‘housework’

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    The Reason Female Scientists Do Housework

    Dec 9, 13 • 346 Views • No Comments

    Nobel laureate Carol W. Greider was doing the wash when her early morning call came from Stockholm. A study from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) compared unpaid household work in 29 countries. Predictably, they concluded that...  [read more]

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    Micro-Jobs

    Nov 30, 11 • 277 Views • No Comments

    One online inquiry resulted in a research scientist happily cleaning an overflowing compost bin for $31. Someone else fished keys out of a sewer. Calling it “web-serfing,” the WSJ explains that “micro-labor” sites are matching requests...  [read more]