Catherine Williams

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The big book of big of psychedelic fantasy posters

There's a new book out about Big O Posters, which grew out of the graphic design vision of Peter Ledeboer, the charismatic art director of the U.K. …

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

There's an inner circle that hangs over all our lives, an inner sanctum to which we will never gain admittance. Of course the oedipal chamber, where the primal scene is enacted is the inner circle which all children are excluded from. But in reality we all are like commuters who live in the suburbs …

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Hopare New Mural - Hong-Kong, China

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• June 9, 2014<br>• 0<p>After a first visit a few weeks ago, Hopare is back in Hong-Kong where he worked on this new piece organised …

Hagel open to review of US military ban on transgender individuals

The defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, on Sunday opened the door to a review of the US military’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the armed forces, saying that “this is an area we have not defined enough”.<p>The US military has come under mounting criticism in recent months for its ongoing …

Jeff's Texture and Tone Abode

<b>Location:</b> Jersey City, New Jersey <b><br>Size:</b> 902 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 5 years; owned<p>Jeff has lived in the NYC area for over twenty years. Five years …

Ruby's Gorgeously Glam Nursery

(Image credit: Rachelle Wood)<p><b>Name:</b> Ruby <b><br>Location:</b> Valley Village, CA <b><br>Room Size:</b> 12' x 12'<p>Ruby's nursery had me at hello. From the glamorous chandelier …

Paint Color Portfolio: Black Bedrooms

There may be nothing more daring than painting your walls black. I was surprised to find such a wide variety of blacks, from deep dark greys to blue …

Sleep Better with Black-Out Curtains: Sources for Buying & Making Them

(Image credit: Alexis Buryk)<p>Being awoken by the sun is actually good for you, but there are times when darkening a room aids in sleep especially for …

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Colossal Urban Street Art by Etam Crew

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Abstract Paintings by Anthony Hurd

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Ugandan granted bail in first gay sex trial since tough new law

One of two men set to go on trial for homosexual acts in Uganda has been granted bail in the first case since the nation adopted tough anti-gay laws.<p>After almost five months without trial, Jackson Mukasa, 26, a market vendor, received bail Wednesday after fulfilling conditions for his release.<p>His …

Isle of Man should consider decriminalising cannabis, says Chief Minister Allan Bell

The Chief Minister of the Isle of Man has said wants to widen the debate on drugs, by considering decriminalising cannabis on the island.<p>Allan Bell’s …

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Human-Rights Abuses Rampant in South Sudan

The U.N. on Thursday accused both the government and the rebels in South Sudan of human-rights abuses and suggested they committed crimes against …

Anti-FGM campaign at UK airports seeks to stop mutilation of girls

Border Force and Met 'week of action' over illegal procedure intercepts families at Heathrow flying to or from African countries<p>Police and UK border officials have been runnning a campaign at airports nationwide to intercept families who could have taken their children abroad for female genital …

Books With Gay Themes Put S.C. Colleges' Funding At Risk

House lawmakers in South Carolina have voted to slash funding for two of the state's largest public colleges in retaliation for the introduction of books with gay themes into the schools' freshman reading programs.<p>In February, the South Carolina House of Representatives voted to cut $70,000 — the …

Met chief says UK may turn to mandatory medical tests for FGM

Mandatory medical examinations to identify victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) may have to be considered in the UK, the head of Britain's biggest police force has said.<p>The Metropolitan police commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, said there had been a lack of referrals from schools and …

Fight for gender equality as India votes | Cambodia

India’s political parties have been heading high-voltage campaigns in the ongoing parliamentary elections to lure voters. But one issue has been drowned in the din of election speeches - the political under-representation of women.<p>Even though political parties of all kinds have supported the …

Sinai trafficking victims face hardship in Cairo as they await resettlement

Eritrean torture survivors describe fight for survival in Egypt, where refugee groups struggle to cope with Syria crisis<p>On the seventh floor of a Cairo apartment block, Leah bounces her six-month-old son on her knee describes the difficulties survivors of trafficking face as they try to build a new …

Amnesty: Nigeria warned of Boko Haram raid at girls school, failed to act

What did the Nigerian government know about the mass abduction of schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants, and when did it know it?<p>Those are the tough questions being asked after an explosive report made public Friday accused Nigerian military commanders of knowing the terror group was on its way to …

Hospitals need thousands of extra nurses 'or patients' safety will be at risk'

Nurses in hospitals should not have to look after more than eight patients each at any one time, the body that sets NHS standards will urge next week in a move that will add to pressure to end what critics claim is dangerous understaffing.<p>Responding to concerns about standards of patient care in …

Young Syrian refugees face emotional distress

International humanitarian organisations have repeatedly warned that the war in Syria is having a huge psychological impact on children.<p>UNICEF has estimated that up to two million Syrian children need psychological support or treatment.<p>Many of those who managed to escape the violence to Jordan are …

Scores of abducted girls freed in Nigeria

At least 44 of the 129 schoolgirls abducted in the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok have been released, and have reunited with their parents, according to the Borno state education commissioner.<p>Education Commissioner Muso Inowu Kubo confirmed the release to Al Jazeera on Friday, not providing …

Iran rape victim bound for gallows unless she changes story

Death row accusations that an Iranian intelligence agent was a rapist could condemn his victim to hangman's noose<p>An Iranian rape victim has been offered the option of avoiding the gallows if she complies with terms for forgiveness set by the son of the predator she murdered.<p>Morteza Abdolali …