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A Celestial Triangle Is Taking Place This Week & You Do Not Want To Miss It

The full moon usually gets all the hype, but this week, you'll want to pay close attention to the waxing crescent moon. On Wednesday, March 29, the moon, Mercury, and Mars will form a celestial triangle.Begin looking for the planets around dusk, locating the moon first and using it to guide you to the other two nearby planets. According to EarthSky, the moon may be lit by earthshine, the sunlight that is reflected from the earth.Seeing the triangle is cool and all, but Wednesday's sky spectacle really stands out because of one planet in particular. That night, you'll have your best bet of getting a gorgeous view of Mercury, which is very small and often hard to see because it is so close to the sun.The following night, March 30, you'll be able to see the crescent moon paired with Mars. Though the planets will no longer form a triangle, you may still have a good chance of seeing Mercury after sunset.If those astronomical events don't satisfy your sky gazing, there's one more to catch Tuesday, March 28. The new moon arrives at 10:57 p.m. on March 27, so you can see what EarthSky says is a "super young moon," which will look especially thin, about thirty to forty minutes after sunset on Tuesday.If anything, head outside with your phone and catch it all for the 'gram.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?Uber's Latest Misstep Involves An Escort Bar & Resulting HR ComplaintThis Girl's Photo Edit Is Going Viral For A Reason We Can All Relate ToLyft Will Let Passengers Round Up Fares To Donate To Charity

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Uber's Latest Misstep Involves An Escort Bar & Resulting HR Complaint

Female Uber employees have spoken out about sexual harassment in the workplace, and now CEO Travis Kalanick’s ex-girlfriend, violinist Gabi Holzwarth, is bringing a new incident to light. Holzwarth told The Information that she, Kalanick, and other Uber employees went to a karaoke bar in Seoul offering escort services in 2014.According to The Information, male employees selected women by number to come sit with them. A year later, one of the female employees who was present reported the trip to human resources, saying she felt uncomfortable.All of this occurred three years ago, but the presence of other unflattering Uber news in the headlines reportedly prompted Kalanick to reach out to Holzwarth about the incident. He says that he merely wanted to let her know she might be contacted. She says that he told her to downplay the incident, which, if true, looks far worse for Uber.Just over a month ago, former Uber employee Susan Fowler wrote about the harassment she experienced while working at Uber. Since then, others have come forward with similar stories. Immediately after the initial claims were made, Uber announced plans to undertake an official investigation and Ariana Huffington, an Uber board member, said she would take part in an investigation with Liane Hornsey, Uber's chief HR officer.Just talked w/ Travis & as a representative of Uber's Board I will work w/Liane to conduct a full independent investigation starting now 1/2— Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff) February 20, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsIn last week's Uber press call, Huffington spoke about why the investigation matters to her, saying, "I have two daughters who are young adults, just starting out in their careers. I want to make sure that the company that we build at Uber reflects the best of anything in the workplace. So that no woman ever has to choose between advancing her career and completely unacceptable treatment."According to Hornsey, some of the changes being put in place include updated job descriptions to ensure freedom from unconscious bias and educational training on diversity and inclusion. Hornsey implied that Uber's workplace suffered from a lack of team spirit. "Uber is disruptive — and disruption demands the confidence to be bold," she said. "What I have seen though, is that this has translated internally to what I would call a cult of the individual."Hornsby goes on to say that "Change starts with action." Whether the actions that are being made are ones that will reform the larger harassment issues at play remains to be seen.We'll continue to update this piece with news about the investigation.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?A Celestial Triangle Is Taking Place This Week & You Do Not Want To Miss ItThis Girl's Photo Edit Is Going Viral For A Reason We Can All Relate ToLyft Will Let Passengers Round Up Fares To Donate To Charity

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This Girl's Photo Edit Is Going Viral For A Reason We Can All Relate To

If you've ever taken a incredible photo but wished that someone or something wasn't in it, let Serena Caballero teach you her ways. The teen has reached viral status on Twitter for posting a photo that she edited, which tackles the problem.In the image, Caballero is posed, kneeling in front of a vintage car, with a friend perched on the hood. Her Twitter post, which shows the original photo and the incredibly realistic-looking edited version side-by-side, has a caption that you can probably relate to: "y'all ever stop fw someone but like the way YOU looked in the pic...so you gotta..."y'all ever stop fw someone but like the way YOU looked in the pic... so you gotta... pic.twitter.com/aldIENViPG— Serena (@CaballeroSerena) March 20, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsCommenters commiserated, asking Caballero how she pulled off the editing magic. The answer: PicsArt. The photo editing app lets you remix one image with another, create memes and stickers, and, most importantly for this situation, draw on your photo. If you look closely, you'll see that the entire left-hand side of the image, where the friend was sitting, has been drawn over. Well played, Caballero.Many Twitter users have also taken the opportunity to reply with hilarious edits of their own — some of which are artfully done, others which mock the amount of effort Caballero put in, and some that show very wishful thinking.@CaballeroSerena pic.twitter.com/FhZOCJdrIP— ⚘meme queen⚘ (@alyisapanda) March 26, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js@CaballeroSerena girl yes or you just gotta.. pic.twitter.com/pk7X15wHvF— Yoooooooooo (@Dawn_Dawn14) March 21, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js@CaballeroSerena I know the feeling! pic.twitter.com/mS4XPDNf5t— PaTrickRTweet🐻☘️ (@PatrickRomSim) March 26, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsFor a look at other apps that will upgrade your photo editing game, head here.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?A Celestial Triangle Is Taking Place This Week & You Do Not Want To Miss ItUber's Latest Misstep Involves An Escort Bar & Resulting HR ComplaintLyft Will Let Passengers Round Up Fares To Donate To Charity

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