Christina Ngo

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The eerie Americana of photographer Ed Freeman - in pictures

After a 25-year career in the music industry, during which he produced Don McLean's American Pie, Ed Freeman returned to his original love of photography. While driving around southern Californian deserts to photograph landscapes, he was struck by the beauty of the desolate buildings he passed on …

30 Years in Appalachia: Moving Beyond the Hillbilly Clichés

From Moonshine by Bertien van Manen.<br>Bertien van Manen<p>1 of 12<p>Photography and cinema have not always treated the communities in American Appalachia …

Modern-Day Slavery: Photos of Human Sex Trafficking from Nigeria to Italy

Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram’s unfathomable kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls in early May—not the first or last occurrence—and their …

North Korea – in pictures

Danish photographer <b>Ulrik Pedersen</b> spent two weeks travelling around the country in June, capturing daily life under the Kim dictatorship

Face-Off: Facebook vs. Reality

I signed off from Facebook at the beginning of October 2013. The feeling was that this would be temporary: a self-imposed, month-long break from the …

Photographer Olivia Bee captures kids in love: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/195eo

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Study: 'Entitled' Men and Women Are More Sexist

A new study conducted by Case Western Reserve University and San Diego State University has revealed that entitled jerks are often also sexist …

The Chinese Didn't Recognise the Tiananmen Massacre On its Anniversary

It seems easier to appreciate the improved economy instead of questioning the establishment.<p><i>Government propaganda posters found around Beijing. This one writes: "The Communist Party is good. Socialism is good. Opening up and reform is good."</i><p>This week marked the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen …

French president addresses veterans and leaders at D-Day ceremony

French President Francois Hollande has addressed World War II veterans and world leaders commemorating the 70th anniversary of the start of the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany.<p>D-Day was a turning point in the war, driving towards Hitler’s stronghold in Berlin as Soviet troops swept in from …

Hong Kong protesters march ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

At least 1,900 Hong Kongers took the streets to call for democracy on a sweltering Sunday afternoon, an energetic prelude to Wednesday's scheduled mass vigil honoring the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.<p>The protesters, many of whom were students, marched to Hong Kong's government …

Mexico's vigilante movement has a strong U.S. connection

Sporting a semiautomatic assault rifle and a "213" area code tattoo, Cuauhtemoc Espejo boarded the passenger bus and checked riders' IDs.<p>Espejo, who returned to Mexico's Tierra Caliente from California's Central Valley a few years ago, is a member of one of the vigilante bands that in recent months …

Beef, broccoli and black bean stir-fry recipe

Broccoli is a strong vegetable that can withstand spicy flavours<p>Serves 4<p>I love this stir-fry. It’s so tasty and full of spicy flavours to complement such a strong vegetable. Best of all, it’s the twin power foods of beef and broccoli meeting in one dish to create a super-quick, simple dinner.<p>1 tbsp …

Pakistan's slow but steady progress on ending child marriage

The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), one of Pakistan's most influential religious and constitutional bodies, has announced that girls are ready for marriage the moment they reach puberty.<p>This is not the first time the CII has condoned child marriage. In April, it ruled that banning such unions …

Romantic London: where to take your date at any time of day

Paris might hold the crown of most romantic city in the popular imagination, but London isn't short of sensational spots for a smooch at any time of the day.<p>Hellbent on a romance during your time in London? This advice will help you forgo a predictable date night in favour of a more amorous …

The more women post on Facebook, the lonelier they are, study says

It's curious how people define themselves by the fact that they love Al Green's "Let's Stay Together." Or the Joy Division's "Love Will Tear Us Apart."<p>Is it because they want others to understand just how tasteful they are? Or is it because they're desperate to find other people who like the same …

Loneliness