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Should We All Be Raising Gender-Neutral Kids?

After the birth of my daughter, FaceTime conversations with my mother or my mother-in-law usually consist of a lot of cooing. “How’s my little princess doing today?” one of them will ask my five-month-old. “She looks like such a beautiful doll today,” the other will say. After ending a recent call, …

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The Wild, Remarkable Sex Scenes of Lidia Yuknavitch

Halfway through Lidia Yuknavitch’s “The Small Backs of Children,” a man we know only as “the painter" enters his studio. He feels trapped in his life and his marriage, desperate to escape what he calls “the devouring wife love hole.” “If he can just inhale the nothingness and dark around him,” he …

The Funniest Ted Talk Ever To Teach You How To Sound Smart

Learn how to sound smart in any given situation without being too scientific and knowledgable in anything or talented at speaking.

New production images released for Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch

Extra production images have been released for <b>Lyndsey Turner</b>’s production of <b>Shakespeare</b>’s <i>Hamlet</i> starring <b>Benedict Cumberbatch</b> in the title role. Check …

Read This: The true ethical lessons of the Kobayashi Maru test in Star Trek

Just what are cadets to learn from the Kobayashi Maru scenario in <i>Star Trek</i>? While it’s the perfect foreshadowing and opening for <i>Star Trek II: The</i> …

Horrible Histories takes on Shakespeare in new trailer and two clips from Bill

Ahead of its UK release next month, a trailer and two new clips have been arrived online for the historical adventure comedy <b>Bill</b>, which features the …

Marvel Comics’ Best Superhero Right Now Is a Girl Who Talks to Squirrels

Squirrel Girl started as a joke, a character so implausibly silly that you had to laugh at her even in her victories. But, a funny thing happened …

This book wants to teach your kids to poop like a Vulcan

The latest weird trick in parenting might be using <i>Star Trek</i> to potty-train your kids.<p>That’s the idea behind this book, <i>Pooping is Logical</i> by sci-fi …

Was Shakespeare high when he wrote his plays?

State-of-the-art forensic technology from South Africa has been used to try and unravel the mystery of what was smoked in tobacco pipes found in the …

10 Fictional Characters That Died In Incredibly Stupid Ways

Few things in the movies are as dramatic as the death of a beloved character. From the death of Mr. Spock in <i>Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan</i> to the …

Why Public Schools Don't Teach Critical Thinking -- Part 1

The following warning should be affixed atop every computer in America's schools:<p><i>Proceed at your own risk. Don't accept as true what you're about to read. Some of it is fact; some of it is opinion disguised as fact; and the rest is liberal, conservative, or mainstream propaganda. Make sure you know</i> …

A Brief Sexual History Of The Avengers

Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner recently got into a little hot water for joking about Black Widow’s sex life. But it raises a good question: Who, precisely, gets around the most in the Avengers? Let’s go to the comics and take it Avenger by Avenger, shall we?<p><b>Captain America</b><p>Cap doesn’t actually have …

Robert Downey Jr. storms out of interview after drug question: “It’s just getting a little Diane Sawyer in here”

Robert Downey Jr. thought he’d signed up for a promotional round of “Avengers” interviews<p>Robert Downey Jr. thought he'd signed up for a promotional round of interviews for the May 1 release of "Avengers." What he quickly discovered was that Channel 4 News presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy was much …

15 Best Avengers Comics You Need to Read

Time to start assembling your collection.<p>Are you stoked for the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron movie and want to read the best of the best Avengers …

Study finds a disputed Shakespeare play bears the master's mark

Chalk up another one for The Bard.<p>"Double Falsehood," a play said to have been written by<p>William Shakespearebut whose authorship has been disputed for close to three centuries, is almost certainly the work of the 16th century poet and playwright, new research finds.<p>Shakespeare appears to have had …

Funny AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Outtakes, AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Divided In New Poster, HOAX HUNTERS Gets Movie Deal

Credit: Marvel Studios<p>Funny outtakes aren't left to just <i>Cannonball Run</i> and Jackie Chan movies, as Marvel's UK division has released a new video …