The heart symbol has made its way into our daily lives. It's in our emoji, our Valentine's Day cards, and our chocolates. It even caused an uproar when Twitter changed its "favorite" button to a "like" button, replacing the star symbol with a ruby red heart. But why doesn't it look like the real thing? Zachary Crockett at Priceonomics has looked into the history of the symbol. He says that there are relics resembling the heart shape from 3000 BC.
Roman historian Marcus Cato was a politician, writer, and soldier. He wrote seven volumes on the history of the republic, led Roman armies, and lent his name to his great-grandson, the philosopher Cato the Younger. But, amid all this, Marcus Cato also found time to look at the ground beneath his feet.
At 82 years old, Gloria Neuwirth is looking to cut down on the number of hours she works, from five days a week to four days a week. Neuwirth, an attorney, studied law at Yale University and remembers the sexism she encountered there from professors and students.