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The book “The Gutsy Girl” opens with an author’s note that starts, “Dear Gutsy Girl” while all of the drawings inside the book feature girls. But that doesn’t mean boys won’t learn anything if they pick up a copy, as author Caroline Paul explains.

Non-gamers love to stereotype the world of competitive gaming. But what’s it really like? We asked a former competitive Super Smash Brothers Melee player to tell us her story.

The entire state of California is now suffering from severe drought. Read a veteran firefighter’s experience of what this means on the ground — and other stories you need to know about today.

In today’s round-up of important articles from around the web, news of an editor’s firing prompts speculation on sexism at work; when “frequent flyer” is really not a good title, and how Dolly the sheep lives on.

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Tips and quotes from transgender men, women and their allies on how to help them gain equality and acceptance.

From machine intelligence to post-subsistence economies, Google’s Blaise Agüera y Arcas lays out 6 (okay, 7) ways everything is set to change.