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'To end forced marriage, we must work with the whole community'

<b>(CNN) —</b> With the rise of violent extremist groups such as Boko Haram in Nigeria and ISIS in the Middle East, horrific descriptions of young girls being kidnapped and forced to marry militants have made headlines. But the problem of forced marriage is far more widespread.<p>As a persistent form of …

Guy Trolls IKEA By Putting Fake In-Store Reviews All Over The Place

IKEA is the most recent victim of internet comedian and California resident Jeff Wysaski, AKA Obviousplant. Wysaski has become known for his …

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management

David Beckham's Style Transformation Through The Years

Happy birthday, David Beckham!<p>In honor of David Beckham's 40th birthday today, we're taking a look back at the soccer icon's complete style evolution—from coordinating outfits with wife Victoria in the late '90s to sitting with his stylish brood front row at Burberry. Click through for Beckham's …

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Captain America actually says “shit.” You heard me. “Language,” scolds Iron Man, who can’t hide his glee at seeing the Cap, a flag-wearing Greatest …

Bill Gates no longer Microsoft's largest individual shareholder

For the first time in Microsoft's history, Bill Gates is no longer the company's largest individual shareholder, and in four years his ownership stake will likely vanish.<p>A stock sale by the software giant's former chief executive, revealed in a regulatory filing last week, reduced his holdings in …

Double-Decker Armrest Could End Battle For Elbow Room On Airplanes

Armrest design is second to everything for the airline industry, which clearly doesn’t give two hoots about the unpleasantness of touching your neighbor’s elbows and, worse, encountering his or her sweaty skin. It’s downright unseemly in an era when most airplanes have $10,000 televisions on the …

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Business (Canada)

Harvard and Princeton among 55 schools facing Title IX investigation

The Education Department on Thursday took the unprecedented step of releasing the names of the 55 colleges and universities currently facing a Title IX investigation over their handling of sexual abuse complaints.<p>The release came two days after a White House task force promised greater government …

11 Ways Oprah Buying The Clippers Would Change EVERYTHING

Now that Oprah is officially considering buying the LA Clippers, we couldn't help thinking about the amazing changes she'd bring to the team if she actually owned it. After all, Oprah has a proven track record of success, and the Clippers could use the help. Below, we've mapped out some of our …

Oprah’s One of the Few People Rich Enough—And Safe Enough—to Buy the Clippers

After the Donald Sterling fiasco, the NBA will want a uniting, even inspiring owner for the Clippers—and Oprah might be the only one who’s also …

Installing the world's first electronic spine

In <i>The Washington Post</i> this week, reporter Jim Tankersley follows a team of doctors as they install one of the world's first electronic spine replacements, dubbed the Neurobridge. The patient is paralyzed from the chest down, but researchers hope the Neurobridge can restore control of his hands. A …

Vatican to debate teachings on divorce, birth control, gay unions

Contraception, cohabitation, divorce, remarriage and same-sex unions: They're issues that pain and puzzle Roman Catholics who want to be true to both their church and themselves.<p>Now those issues are about to be put up for debate by their leader, a man who appears determined to push boundaries and …

Bucs expected to strongly consider QB Johnny Manziel in first round

The former Texas A&M star may go in the Top 10 to Tampa.<p>With the seventh pick of next week's NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be in the …

Facebook Moves To Become The World's Most Powerful Data Broker

One of the most important revelations at Facebook’s developers conference on Wednesday was Anonymous Logins, a very clever use of semantics by Mark Zuckerberg because it’s not technically “anonymous” at all.<p>With it, a user’s Facebook data will remain inside Zuck’s behemoth, which with more than 1 …

Eden Hazard cost Chelsea but Atlético Madrid were rewarded for bravery

After a clean sheet in Madrid and a resilient defensive performance in the 2-0 victory at Liverpool, José Mourinho was hardly likely to be more adventurous. Even so, his decision to select six natural defenders in his starting XI, with César Azpilicueta and David Luiz in midfield roles, ensured …

Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1975 Illustrations for “Romeo and Juliet”

The greatest literary classics tend to attract a plethora of visual art and graphic tributes. But the highest convergence of text and image happens when an influential artist reimagines an influential piece of literature — take, for instance, Picasso’s 1934 drawings for a naughty ancient Greek …

Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Now all the world is his stage

The 450th anniversary of the Bard’s birthday on Wednesday will see an explosion of tributes and performances – how different to 50 years ago. Jonathan Bate explains how the playwright became a global icon<p>The 400th anniversary of <b>William Shakespeare</b>’s birth was marked by a set of Royal Mail stamps, a …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

20 DIY Lifehacks With Office Junk That Will Blow Your Mind

Sure, your iPhone is cool and all. But wouldn't it be cooler if it were powered by toilet paper speakers and propped up by binder clips?<p>To figure out the answer to that question, we tried out many of the most brilliant DIY computer hacks we had heard of. Here are the best of the bunch, which often …

The future of the library: How they’ll evolve for the digital age.

Around the turn of the 20th century—a golden age for libraries in America—the Snead Bookshelf Company of Louisville, Ky., developed a new system for …

In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job

In Afghanistan, childhood is often a<br>full-time job<p>It's estimated that at least a quarter of Afghan children work, despite labor laws that forbid it.<p>Reporting from Kabul, Afghanistan<p>Sami Rahimi sleeps fitfully on a bread rack above the bakery's cold concrete floor. He rises at 5 a.m., sweeps up, …

Bread

A People’s History of Muslims in the United States

(By Alison Kysia)<p>When I teach history related to Islam or Muslims in the United States, I begin by asking students what names they associate with …

Any Muslim who displays bad manners such as swearing or lying is either a #hypocrite pretending to be a #Muslim or a very weak Muslim . Faith is inseparable from action. Dr Bilal

The genre debate: 'Literary fiction' is just clever marketing

"Genre fiction" is a nasty phrase – when did genre turn into an adjective? But I object to the term for a different reason. It's weasel wording, in that it conflates lit fic with literature. It was clever marketing by publishers to set certain contemporary fiction apart and declare it Literature – …

Kitestring, The App That Makes Sure You Get Home Safe

You don’t have to walk alone anymore. Rather than asking your mom, bestie, or significant other to stay on the phone with you while you walk down a sketchy street at night, you can use Kitestring. You punch in your emergency contacts, let it know when you’re somewhere dangerous, and Kitestring will …