Jasmine Nayra

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The Charlie Gard case is heartbreaking, but society can’t shun its experts

We know they are not infallible. But without our belief in expertise, medicine can’t function. But nor can science, the rule of law, government itself<p>• Gaby Hinsliff is a Guardian columnist<p><i>Your children are not your children.</i><p><i>They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.</i><p><i>They come</i> …

Charlie Gard

I Read 50 Books by Women of Color This Year!

For the past two years, I set myself a goal of reading 50 books by people of color. I decided on the challenge after listening to a podcast with …

Books

Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO: The Exposure Triangle Explained

Ask any beginner photographer - and plenty of experienced ones, too - what the most difficult aspect of understanding photography is, and I'm willing …

Shutter Speed
Feminism

11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use

I bootstrapped my startup Jodilogik and launched the application inThe post 11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use …

Startups (India)

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive …

Books

The Kenyan author who’s done more for literature than Bob Dylan, and should have won the Nobel

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o did not win the Nobel Prize in Literature, yet again. For years, the Kenyan writer has topped the list of contenders at betting sites, rivaling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami, or with the case this year, American novelist Don DeLillo. But on Oct. 13, the Swedish Academy …

Literature

A researcher may have found a way to treat sleep-paralysis, the terrifying experience of waking up unable to move

Annalia first heard the creature slip into her bedroom when she was six years old. It — whatever <i>it</i> was — jumped onto her sleeping body, stifling her movement and speech with its weight. She awoke frightened, seeking an explanation.<p>Everyone in Abruzzo, a small city in southeastern Italy, told said …

Sleep

HIV-positive doctor says his dog saved his life

CHICAGO (AP) — Rob Garofalo was devastated. He'd built his medical and research career on helping young AIDS patients. Then he learned that he, too, was HIV-positive. The news came after he'd already survived kidney cancer and a breakup with his longtime partner.<p>Try as he might, the doctor could …

New Jersey

This high-end fashion brand is an experiment in treating workers fairly

The clothing by New York-based label Behno looks perfectly at home on the racks of the upmarket stores that carry it. It’s luxurious, polished, and cool, earning it space in Selfridge’s in London and Bombay Electric in Mumbai. But what you’d never know by looking at it is that Behno’s womenswear is …