Eileen Shim

Eileen is a writer living in New York. She studied comparative literature and international studies at Yale University, and enjoys writing about the intersection of culture and politics.

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How to Brew (and Drink) the Perfect Cup of Coffee, According to Science

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One University Shows Exactly How Not to Treat Victims of Sexual Abuse

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Watch Eric Garner and Michael Brown Protests Spread in One Beautiful Visualization

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A Top Military Official Took a Powerful Stand in Support of Transgender Soldiers

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There's a Simple Way Towns Can Help Stop Domestic Abuse

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Harvard Investigation Declares the Most Corrupt States in America

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Seth Rogen and James Franco Just Found Themselves at the Center of a Massive Cyber-Attack

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There's Bad News for People Who Love Avocados

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One of the World's Worst Anti-Gay Bigots Is Finally Going to Face the Consequences

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Authorities Have Identified the Remains of One of the 43 Missing Mexican Students

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Powerful Video from Syria Captures the Humanitarian Crisis the World Forgot

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NASA Just Launched a Spacecraft That Will Take Humans to Mars

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One Harry Potter Fan Just Turned the 'Harry Potter' Series into a Visual Art Masterpiece

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One 6-Year-Old Girl's Letter Just Ended an Entire Company's Sexist Marketing

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Pope Francis Sent a Powerful Message to the World About Offensive Muslim Stereotypes

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21 Powerful Photos From the Eric Garner Protests in New York City

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Intense Photos From Sierra Leone Capture the Ebola Crisis the World Virtually Forgot

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The Netherlands Just Did Something to Fight Its Drug Problem That the U.S. Would Never Do

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This Animated Short Film Captures a Side of Robin Williams We've Never Seen

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One Chart Reveals Which Country Is Most Addicted to the Internet — and It Isn't the U.S.