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Did you miss totality? Relive the solar eclipse’s climax in this 3-minute video

MADRAS, Ore. – Some skywatchers spend thousands of dollars on telescopes, cameras and other hardware to document a solar eclipse. John E. Hoots did …

Solar Eclipse

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Dad arrested for trying to kill his ‘monster’ intersex baby repeatedly

A Chinese man has been arrested for trying to kill his newborn baby three times with the help of the child’s grandfather. According to the <i>Deccan</i> …

LGBTQI

Islamic State members caught plotting attack on transgender march, Turkey says | VICE News

Turkish police have arrested three suspected members of the Islamic State in Istanbul following a tip that the group planned to attack the Trans Pride march last week.<p>Criminal charges are pending against a Turkish citizen and two people from Russia's Dagestan region, all of whom are being held in …

Extremism
Extremism

A (nearly) complete glossary of gender identities for your next census

When you settle down to fill in the next census of England and Wales in 2021, there's a good chance an entirely new question will confront you – and the list of potential options could be lengthy.<p>This week the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released the results of a public consultation on the …

LGBTQI

These photos of orphaned baby sloths in Costa Rica have melted our hearts

Daenerys Targaryen may be the Mother of Dragons in Game Of Thrones, but Sam Trull is the Mother of Sloths in real life – which is much cooler, right?<p>Trull is the co-founder and Sloth Director (coolest title ever?) of The Sloth Institute located in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. She’s lived there since …

Game of Thrones

John Carpenter Returns to Make the Newest Halloween Movie the Scariest

He’s back to fix what he started. The director, co-writer, and composer of the original 1978 horror movie, John Carpenter, is returning to the …

Why Your Cat Is So In Love With Boxes

It’s well-established that cats freakin’ love boxes.<p>Just ask any cat owner who’s purchased a fancy cat-bed for their beloved pet, only to find the feline would rather curl up in the box.<p>Even big cats like lions and tigers are crazy about boxes. The question is, why?<p>This Simon’s Cat Logic video, …

Pets

Justin Trudeau Announces New Transgender Rights Legislation

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced groundbreaking new federal legislation today that will guarantee full protection to the human rights …

Doctors can now transplant penises. What does this mean for transgender men?

After three years without a functioning penis, Thomas Manning has one again—only it’s not his. A serious work accident in 2012 lead doctors to …

Turn Your Shredded Hash Browns Into Pizza Crust With a Waffle Iron

I’m a big fan of super crispy pizza crusts. Shredded hash browns provide that perfect base for a crispity, crunchity bottom of a breakfast or anytime …

Breakfast

Harold Washington College and Transgender Discrimination in Chicago

Chicago or the Windy City as some may call it, is known to many. On their hometown website, in the about page, they describe themselves, "As a multicultural city that thrives on the harmony and diversity of its neighborhoods, Chicago today embodies the values of America's heartland-integrity, hard …

LGBTQI

A conservative legal group’s chief mission is banning homosexuality, report says

Media Matters exposes how The Alliance Defending Freedom main motivation is oppressing gays<p>The Alliance Defending Freedom, one of the most powerful right-wing legal groups in the country, is persistently misrepresented as merely a “Christian legal organization.” Networks fail to mention the group’s …

LGBTQI

The Future of Getting High

Scientists are working on nonaddictive opiates, pills that sober you up, and pot designed to produce certain moods.<p>In 2014, I walked into a dispensary in Boulder and emerged with something truly surreal: a receipt. For weed. Two years earlier, Colorado had voted to legalize recreational …

UC Berkeley

Transgender Men See Sexism From Both Sides

“Cultural sexism in the world is very real when you’ve lived on both sides of the coin”<p>By Charlotte Alter<p><b>Three guys are sitting at a Harlem bartop</b> …

Feminism

New Reasons Why You Should Keep a Food Journal

Writing down every food you eat over a period of weeks—whether for weight loss or to identify triggers of allergic or other reactions—is one of the most powerful ways to change habits<p>Keeping a meticulous food diary or journal is useful for people wondering about potential food-related ailments or …

Holistic Medicine

CBS: Religious Freedom a ‘License to Discriminate’ for ‘Extreme’ Christians

In a slanted hit piece against religious freedom laws for <i>CBS Sunday Morning</i>, correspondent Mark Strassmann proclaimed: <b>“North Carolina's public</b> …

LGBTQI

Guy Saves Tiny Kitten who Chooses Him and Changes His Life... (with Updates)

This man never thought he would be a cat person until a tiny fur baby chose him and changed his life forever.<p><b>Meet Nala the kitten and her forever cat</b> …

‘Walking Dead’ Stars Norman Reedus And Steven Yeun Save People In Real Life, Too

If anyone on <i>The Walking Dead</i> is safe from Negan’s bat, it’s Daryl Dixon. He’s just too popular. And besides, if Norman Reedus is no longer on AMC’s zombie series, that means he’ll no longer have to film in Georgia, where he won’t be able to assist with car accidents. At San Diego Comic-Con last …

The Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus and Steven Yeun Join the Celebrity Heroes Club

They saw a car accident on the way to the set and sprang into action.<p>Few things are as satisfying as when life imitates art. For example, when two actors who play heroic characters on a popular drama turn out to be pretty valiant in real life. On their way to <i>The Walking Dead</i> set in Peachtree City, …

The Walking Dead

'Walking Dead' stars prove they're real-life heroes by helping car accident victims

When they're not fighting hoards of zombies, Daryl and Glenn are being good samaritans.<p><i>Walking Dead</i> stars and all-around good dudes Norman Reedus and …

The FDA's Push to Define 'Natural' Food is an Exercise in Futility

Earlier this week, the comment period closed in the FDA's rulemaking pertaining to the use of the term "natural" on food labels. The FDA also this …

Anti-LGBT Extremist Stumped Over Which Bathroom a Transgender Person Should Use: WATCH

On Friday’s <i>Hardball</i> on MSNBC, host Chris Matthews stumped a guest from the anti-LGBT group Family Research Council about what bathroom transgender …

The Walking Dead Stars Norman Reedus and Steven Yeun Help Car Crash Victims: Report

Norman Reedus and Steven Yeun used their zombie survival skills for a good cause this week.<p>The <i>Walking Dead</i> stars were riding motorcycles on Thursday …

LGBTQI
LGBTQI

Woman who verbally attacked trans woman on NYC subway speaks out

Last week, we reported that a subway rider was captured on video in the middle of verbally harassing a transgender woman named Pearl Love.<p>Now, that …

Transgender

4 Reasons AG Lynch's Speech is a Milestone for Trans Equality

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s powerful and impassioned remarks Monday about the rights of transgender Americans stand as a seminal moment in …