Ace Moriarty

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Pop culture monsters redesigned in Mayan art style

Mexican artist Monica Robles Corzo created a cool mashup of modern monsters and Mayan iconography for her Mayanizations series, like this reimagining …

'It's only a beer': the unwritten contracts between men and women

The first time I failed to pay up, I was a high school student at a bowling alley in my small town in central Pennsylvania. An older man bought me a beer and talked to me while he shot pool. Smoking and drinking in that grungy bowling alley bar in the seediest part of town, I felt cosmopolitan and …

Feminism

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Swimming Pools

<i>"Pour up (drank), head shot (drank), sit down (drank), stand up (drank), pass out (drank), wake up (drank), faded (drank), faded (drank)."</i> -- Kendrick Lamar<p>The 20th Century struggle for racial justice, equal access and equal protection under the law known as the American Civil Rights Movement …

I Want My Daughter to Copy the Caitlyn Jenner Model of Femininity

Not the Kardashian one.<p><i>Sally Kohn is an activist, writer, and political commentator on CNN. Here, she shares her thoughts on Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover and what it means for today's model of femininity.</i><p>I've always had mixed feelings about the Kardashian family. As a multi-hyphenate (pundit, …

There’s Already A ‘Feminist Mad Max’ Meme. Oh, What A Lovely Day.

<i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> may have ruffled the feathers of the not-yet-extinct creature known as the Neckbearded Whargarbler, but that hasn’t stopped others from calling it perhaps the best action movie in a decade and your favorite movie 10 years from now. We’re not sure if simply treating multiple …

The world needs these feminist emojis

A Ruth Bader Ginsburg emoji? We’re tempted to say it was only a matter of time—but in this case, it also was a matter of feminist principle.<p>The US Supreme Court justice, dubbed the Notorious RBG by adoring, young, feminist fans, is part of a new collection of feminist emojis designed by the digital …

Feminism

The Charlie Charlie challenge is the Internet's Ouija board

If you’re paying attention to what’s been going on social media, you might have noticed a sudden, mysterious uptick in the #CharlieCharlieChallenge. …

Ann Coulter: GOP hopefuls are “bozos” and “morons” (Also, she really loves black comedians!)

<b>Ted Cruz, Ann Coulter (Reuters/Jason Reed/Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/photo montage by Salon)</b><p>As Daily Beast swoons over her “painted-on jeans,” Coulter blasts GOP presidential candidates & praises Chris Rock<p>Salon Staff<p>May 26, 2015 7:49pm (UTC)<p>Here's how you profile Ann Coulter by the numbers. Job …

Republicans

This Guy Used To Run Congress. Now He's Trying To Convince Them To Stop Gay Marriage.

WASHINGTON -- "Homosexuality is a behavior. Not a civil right." So argues Restrain the Judges, a conservative coalition that has sponsored billboard ads proclaiming this message.<p>The group, which is pushing Congress to prevent federal judges from ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, has attracted …

LGBTQI

Westboro Baptist Church Tries To Diss Ireland's Gay Marriage Vote, Misses By One Continent

The Westboro Baptist Church tried and failed to diss Ireland after the nation legalized same-sex marriage by popular vote.<p>The hate group posted images of the Irish flag with angry text overlaid to condemn the 60 percent majority who voted for same-sex marriage on Saturday. However, Westboro Baptist …

Helen Skelton: 'Children don't care about feminist role models'

At the Hay Festival, the former Blue Peter presenter said only adults were obsessed with feminist characters in children's books<p>She's travelled further in a kayak than any other woman, and is only the second to finish the Namibian ultra marathon, but while Helen Skelton may be seen as a feminist …

These 5 Myths Keep Women From Starting Small Businesses

Never sabotage your own success.<p>Deborah Sweeney owns a small business that helps launch other small businesses. She’s noticed an interesting trend in …

An Army Vet Is Using Tumblr To Put Military Life Into Perspective

"Knowing you have someone to count on..."<p>After returning home from Iraq, Army veteran Casey Tylek began this project as a way to combat stress and to express the common feelings that many veterans feel today.<p>Casey tells BuzzFeed:<p><b>Going to college at UMass quickly revealed a disconnect between myself</b> …

Skyping with the enemy: I went undercover as a jihadi girlfriend

It was 10 o’clock on a Friday night in spring 2014 and I was sitting on the sofa in my one-bed Paris apartment when I received a message from a French terrorist based in Syria: “Salaam alaikum, sister. I see you watched my video. It’s gone viral – crazy! Are you Muslim? What do you think about …

Inside America's Juvenile-Detention System

C.T., age 15: "I got kicked out of school for partying and truancy. I use meth. They have had me here for 2 weeks. I thi<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Richard Ross<p>1 of …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Singularity

Mormon Mother Fighting for LGBTQ Inclusion in Her Church

Growing up in a very conservative religious environment, it turned our world upside down when our 13-year-old son came out to us. The learning curve was steep since we were coming from a place of almost total ignorance about all things LGBT-related.<p>Seven years ago, prior to our son coming out, our …

Daytime TV host defends Christian cake bakers by likening gay marriage to ISIS beheadings

Viewers are calling for British television host Coleen Nolan to be fired after she compared gay couples who want to buy wedding cakes to the radical …

Same-Sex Couples

Circular Wave Pools for Research—and Maybe Olympic Surfing

Round tanks enable waves to do things you've never seen before<p>Last year Edinburgh University got a new pool. But it wasn't for the co-eds to take …

Listen: 'Alien sounds' recorded 22 miles above the earth

Nasa still cannot explain the eerie hisses and whistles recorded by special microphones 22 miles above the earth's surface<p>Mysterious hisses and whistles have been recorded 22 miles above the earth's surface using infrared microphones aboard a <b>Nasa</b> student balloon experiment.<p>The 'infrasounds' were …

15 Ideas That Will Make You Reconsider Virtual Reality

What can virtual reality be when you forget about video game cliches? These experimental apps ponder that question.<p>We’ve heard a lot of talk about virtual reality, but what will people actually do with it, other than make a more immersive <i>Call of Duty</i> sequel? Right now, Oculus and Samsung are …

Strange 'outer space' signal that baffled Australian scientists turns out to be microwave oven

Scientists discover cause of signals detected at Australia’s Parkes telescope, originally believed to come from another galaxy<p><b>Scientists</b>monitoring an <b>Australian</b> radio telescope have discovered that a series of strange signals which have baffled <b>astrophysicists</b> for 17 years were caused by the …

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China review: red ink

<i>Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China</i> is the first solid sign that this franchise can function outside of its established open-world stealth style.<p>Ubisoft has experimented with spinoffs of the series before, but they often end up like <i>Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation</i> — awkward attempts to create exact …

U.S. student held in North Korea tells CNN: 'I wanted to be arrested'

<b>Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) —</b> Won-moon Joo, 21, smiled and seemed relaxed as he walked into a conference room at the Koryo Hotel in Pyongyang.<p>Our North Korean government minders informed us Monday night that we'd be interviewing Joo, a request we made on Saturday, just hours after arriving in the …

North Korea