The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: May 21, 2010

-A recent search for talented scientists in Canada yielded 19 men and 0 women . The government cites the reluctance of women to relocate as one of the factors that hold them back in their careers. [ Jezebel ]

-Are Richard Blumenthal , Arlen Specter , and Mark Souder acting like toddlers? [ Washington Post ]

-As job applications surge , teachers say their profession may no longer be recession-proof. [ New York Times ]

-An in-depth look at the secrets people reveal on their third date-and why they pick the third rendezvous to divulge. [ The Daily Beast ]

- Sarah Palin stokes controversy by urging all border states to “emulate” Arizona and pass tough immigration laws. [ Politico ]