1. While I have been known to lug my laptop or alphasmart to a cafe and hang out for a few hours amongst the bustle of others with good drinks and snacks, I have also tried to find a seat amongst a tiny local shop and been blocked out by laptop huddlers, so I found this cafe's decision to go no laptop interesting. I assume knitting is still cool, though.
2. This clearly lacks causation, but this survey found that companies with women board members did better financially.
3. This is mostly SFW, there is a drawing at the end that is not, however, the amusement engendered by reading about an intrepid couple testing out and rating the food related sex tips from a women's magazine might draw attention, so you might want to wait until you are somewhere that explaining what you are reading will be less problematic.