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Interesting web finds – April 13, 2011

  • There Is No Male-Female Wage GapHacker News
    April 12, 2011 – In a 2010 study of single, childless urban workers between the ages of 22 and 30, the research firm Reach Advisors found that women earned an average of 8% more than their male counterparts. Given that women are outpacing men in educational attainment, and that our economy is increasingly geared toward knowledge-based jobs, it makes sense that women’s earnings are going up compared to men’s.
  • Chicago School Bans Homemade LunchesHacker News
    April 12, 2011 – “Nutrition wise, it is better for the children to eat at the school,” principal Elsa CarmonaƂ told the paper of the years-old policy. “It’s about … the excellent quality food that they are able to serve (in the lunchroom). It’s milk versus a Coke.”