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There’s a new global ranking of gun deaths. Here’s where the U.S. stands

In 2016, more than 250,000 people worldwide died as a result of firearms, and half of all of those deaths came from six nations, including the …

Public Health

First ever Jewish-Arab Pride held in Israeli city

Israel’s first ever Jewish-Arab Pride has been held in the mixed city of Lod.<p>More than 150 people took part in the event on Thursday night (July 26), …

Putin o el bótox

El bótox engancha, pero ojo -y nunca mejor dicho- con esta sustancia.<p>El <i>tito</i> <b>Putin</b> es mucho Putin y mucho <i>tito.</i> Y lo lleva demostrando durante muchos …

Madeleine Albright: ‘The things that are happening are genuinely, seriously bad’

Trump is actually really smart – evil smart, is what I think<p>Madeleine Albright has both made and lived a lot of history. When she talks about a resurgence of fascism, she says it as someone who was born into the age of dictators. She was a small girl when her family fled Czechoslovakia after the …

Foreign Policy

FIFA warns Croatia player over Ukraine video

MOSCOW (AP) — FIFA has issued a formal warning to a Croatia player who praised Ukraine in a video after his team beat World Cup host Russia.<p>The video shows Croatia defender Domagoj Vida shouting "glory to Ukraine" before the retired ex-player Ognjen Vukojevic adds "this win is for Dynamo and …

Isabel Benenato | Spring Summer 2019 Full Fashion Show | Exclusive

Argentina players reportedly ignoring manager Jorge Sampaoli, making decisions for themselves

This mutiny was inevitable.<p>We should have known that it would be Argentina.<p>We didn’t, though. After Spain fired their manager Julen Lopetegui just one day before the World Cup began, it was easy to believe that Spain would be the team to mutiny, revolt or generally descend into chaos in this …

Soccer

A Team of Their Own

<b>Kate Maston takes off</b> from third base, barreling toward home plate. Waiting for her arrival is the opposing catcher, a 12-year-old boy who is a year older and almost a foot taller than she. He's also in her way. No big deal. She's quick and she's nimble. She's also unafraid. In a race to beat the …

Neighbourly voting in the Eurovision Song Contest

EUROPE is breaking up. Where once the continent was connected by a web of tight relationships, it is now fragmenting into peripheral alliances. The …

European News

Evan Rachel Wood calls out DJ Khaled after he says he would 'never' perform oral sex on a woman

Evan Rachel Wood called out Grammy-nominated DJ and producer DJ Khaled for saying in a recently resurfaced interview from 2015 that he doesn't perform oral sex on women because the man is king.<p>In an old interview with "The Breakfast Club" radio show, Khaled made controversial statements regarding …

DJ Khaled

Ada Vox Is The Drag Queen 'American Idol' And America Need

Ada Vox is the fierce first drag queen to make it to the top 10 on “American Idol.” And she got there no thanks to America itself. Judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan saved her spot after she did not secure the votes from viewers.<p>That hasn’t deterred the 13-time contestant ― who had …

Jessica Clarke | Gowns & Dresses Fashion Editorial | Tatler UK Cover

<b>Jessica Clarke</b> shines on the February 2018 cover of <i>Tatler UK</i>. In front of the lens of <b>Philipp Mueller</b>, the brunette beauty wears a yellow satin blouse …

Caroline Wozniacki: Threatening crowd targeted my family

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Reigning Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki says she and her family were targets of verbal abuse and threats from the …

Gender, Bitcoin and Altcoins

Despite the fact that women played a key role in the development of modern technology, the digital domain is a disproportionately male space. Recent …

Sociology

The crisis in modern masculinity

Luridly retro ideas of what it means to be a man have caused a dangerous rush of testosterone around the world – from Modi’s Hindu supremacism to Trump’s nuclear brinkmanship<p>On the evening of 30 January 1948, five months after the independence and partition of India, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was …

Masculinity

The three crises of liberal democracy | Ganesh Sitaraman

We now swim in dangerous waters, and we can no longer take the persistence of liberal democracy for granted<p>Over the past few years, I have frequently been reminded of David Foster Wallace’s commencement address at Kenyon College in 2005. Wallace began with the story of two fish swimming together, …

David Foster

Transgender Volleyball Star in Brazil Eyes Olympics and Stirs Debate

SÃO CAETANO DO SUL, Brazil — When Tifanny Abreu slammed the volleyball over the net, her frizzy ponytail flying behind her, most spectators at a recent game moaned out loud: another point for the visitors.<p>But not everyone in the stands was rooting against her.<p>Even when Ms. Abreu travels with her …

Olympic Volleyball

This 60-second test will diagnose any authoritarian

<b>(Getty/AP/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>How to know if you’re about to join a cult or become a Trump supporter<p>Jeremy Sherman<p>March 17, 2018 11:29am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If you suspect someone is becoming dogmatic, fundamentalist, authoritarian, or absolutist, here’s an informal …

Black and White: how Dangerous kicked off Michael Jackson's race paradox

As the King of Pop’s skin got lighter his music became more politicised, and 1991’s overlooked album encapsulated this radical moment in music<p>For a figure as enigmatic as Michael Jackson, one of the more fascinating paradoxes about his career is this: as he became whiter, he became blacker. Or to …

Michael Jackson

Aaron Boone forgot to put a pitcher in the game

TAMPA — Among the questions Aaron Boone faced when he was hired despite never having coached or managed was how he would handle game situations in …

Martie Haselton: ‘Hormones don’t make us crazy or irrational’

<b>Your book is all about reproductive hormones, and their impact on our behaviour. It only focuses on female hormones. Why not look at men’s too?</b><br>Two reasons. One is that the focus of research in my lab is to look at women’s hormones. The other is that I think there are problems with how people have …

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story review – a remarkable double life

By day, a glamorous film star, by night a technology pioneer<p>It is, as one interviewee says, the ultimate “crime fighter by night” story. By day, Hedy Lamarr was the most glamorous star in Hollywood. By night, she was an inventor whose frequency-hopping technology is now used in bluetooth and wifi. …

Mike Pence Tangles With Olympian Adam Rippon Over Gay Rights Record

The 2018 Winter Olympics officially opened on Friday but the first bit of drama has already boiled over: a three-way dispute between Adam Rippon, the first openly gay American man to qualify to compete in the Winter Games; Mike Pence, the conservative vice president and longtime opponent of gay …

Delpozo Pre-Fall 2018 Collection

“Fashion is all about surprises,” said Josep Font from Delpozo’s sumptuous Sloane Street boutique. It’s a significant spot to meet: After a decade of shows in New York, the Delpozo creative director will be moving his runway presentation to the British capital come February. The Madrid-based …

La pseudociencia triunfa porque nunca duda de sí misma

Una visión tradicional de la profesión médica es que los facultativos son dominantes y autoritarios, incluso arrogantes. Aunque algunas personas se …

Golden Globes 2018: Is This The End Of The Red Carpet?

“Tell me about your dress?” “It’s pink and there are stars on it.” Thus went the glorious evisceration of red carpet host Ryan Seacrest by the …

In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein review – a life after deaths

Fiona Sampson’s vibrant, incident-packed biography of the novelist is haunted by all the people she lost<p>Mary Shelley was born at 20 minutes to midnight on 30 August 1797, at the top of a house in the Polygon, Somers Town, an aspirational address before the arrival of the railway, after which it …

Literature

Women Are Key to Growth in the Menswear Market

As women become more important drivers of men’s fashion, brands and retailers like Le Bon Marché, Ssense and Ami are thinking of tactics to leverage …