Anastasia Warren

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Sexist Depictions Of Latinas Aren't Just A Hollywood Thing

<i>After Sofía Vergara's controversial appearance at the 2014 Emmy Awards, we wanted to see more perspectives exploring the cultural dimensions of the controversy. You can</i> read Juan Vidal's reaction here. <i>Here's a response from contributor Daisy Hernandez.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with actress …

Female CEOs Pose for Underwear Ads: A Step Forward or Back for Women in Tech?

Is it controversial to be a CEO in your underwear?<p>Many brands have been changing the way they use models in their ads lately. Several have promised …

CEOs

Mindy Kaling On Refusing To Be An Outsider And Sexism On Set

Mindy Kaling is part of a small group of female comedians, writers and actresses who have created and now run their own TV shows. Kaling also stars in her show, <i>The Mindy Project</i>, as Mindy Lahiri, whom she describes as "delusionally confident" and "unapologetically selfish."<p>And how do others …

'Boyhood' Director Richard Linklater Never Doubted His Ambitious, 12-Year Production

While Richard Linklater was making "School of Rock," "Bad News Bears," "Before Sunset" and "Bernie," he was also quietly making "Boyhood," a film that's production spanned 12 years. It's an unprecedented experiment, one that's met with unqualified raves as Linklater follows one boy, Mason (newcomer …

'Boyhood' Review: 10 Things You Need to Know Before Seeing the One-of-a-Kind Drama

Yes, the current cinematic landscape is filled with giant, towering transformers that can handily destroy large swaths of both Chicago and China, super-intelligent apes leading a revolt against humanity, and dueling, computer-generated dragons. But the most epic film of the summer, maybe the entire …

‘Dear White People’ Explains The Proper Way To Use ‘Not To Be Racist, But…’

If you saw the trailer for <i>Dear White People</i>, you’re hopefully excited for what looks like an amazing mockery of Tyler Perry, <i>The Help</i>, <i>The Blind Side</i>, and every other lazy Hollywood attempt at celebrating (themselves for not being obviously afraid of) black people. This new PSA from the makers of <i>Dear</i> …

The 12 Highest Rated Kung Fu Movies On Netflix

If you’re in the mood for an action flick, but would rather go for something a little quieter, a little more graceful than Schwarzenegger-fueled explosions, a solid martial arts movie is a sure bet. And man, does Netflix have a lot of them. Granted, you’re going to have to read a lot of subtitles …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

Experience 'the real Italy' in these 3 classic towns

Are You Tough Enough to Trek?

<i>(Photo Credit: Kelsey Rexroat; Nepal's Annapurna Route)</i><p>On a 10-day trek along <b>Nepal</b>'s spectacular <b>Annapurna route</b>, our group of mostly athletic young adults struggled through seven-hour hikes up and down steep Himalayan terrain in both pounding heat and, as the elevation increased, near-freezing …

National Parks

Best Views in America (PHOTOS)

Quick: Close your eyes and picture a beautiful view.<p>Where do you put yourself? Looking out over tall, gleaming urban spires? Mammoth snowcapped peaks? Vast gashes in the earth?<p>Fortunately, no matter what your vision might be, you can probably find a view to match it somewhere in the U.S. Inspiring …

National Parks

Abandoned: Namib Desert - Photographs and text byElaine Ling | LensCulture

These images are from a diamond-mining ghost town in the Namib Desert. Some decades ago, a German mining corporation had built up and occupied a town next to the mines, housing the miners and their families. This natural installation began 40 years ago when the Germans returned to the Fatherland …

Mining