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Razer: Bowie, ‘rape culture’, and how feminism became the Westboro Baptist Church

The new feminism, so eager to annul a woman’s memory of sexual pleasure with David Bowie, has begun to offer itself up as a ridiculous cartoon.<br>Read …

Baptist Church
Archaeology
Medieval
Literature
Ancient History

Game of Thrones: Maisie Williams Drops a Juicy Hint About the “Great Twist” of Jon Snow’s Return

Meanwhile HBO debuts a split-second of new footage.<p>First things first, are you thirsty for new Game of Thrones* footage? Like <i>really</i> thirsty? Then feast your eyes on a second or two of Jaime Lannister back in his golden armor. It’s the only new shot in this HBONow teaser that also features recycled …

TV Series
Environmental Health

Robert Burns: Sixteen little known facts

Robert Burns is one of the most iconic Scots of all time. His work and legacy continues to inspire writers, musicians and artists around the world, …

Childhood poverty linked to brain changes related to depression

Children from poorer families are more likely to experience changes in brain connectivity that put them at higher risk of depression, compared with …

This one diet can sharpen your brain and help you live longer

Intermittent fasting offers a plethora of health benefits — and may even help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s<p>The new year is a popular time to contemplate our relationship to calories, usually with the goal to reduce caloric intake. But in the last decade, our understanding of how the body …

Holistic Medicine

Clear Your Mind and Get Some Exercise With Walking Meditation

A lot of people refuse to try meditation because they don’t want to sit in silence for extended periods of time. Walking meditation let’s you enjoy …

Meditation

The Swan and the Blue Sail: Patti Smith on the Creative Impulse and the Childhood Epiphany in Which She Knew She Was an Artist

“I felt a twinge, a curious yearning, imperceptible to passersby, my mother, the trees, or the clouds.”<p>How does one <i>become</i> an artist — not in a practical sense, not by some external measure, but by an invisible and intimate surrender to the creative impulse? It often happens in a single moment of …

Literature

BBC America's Dirk Gently Series Is Really Going Forward

We’ve known since last year that BBC America were working on bringing a new version of Douglas Adam’s holistic detective to U.S. shores—but now it’s …

Despite Being Frequently Kicked Out, Cat Insists on Overlording a London Supermarket

<i>Olly Oliver presides over Sainsbury's from his perch atop the shelves | Image: Nigel Thornberry</i><p>If you happen to be a regular shopper at the Brockley …

Pets

15 Eerie Things About Japan's Suicide Forest

Northwest of the majestic Mount Fuji is the sprawling 13.5 square miles of Aokigahara, a forest so thick with foliage that it's known as the Sea of …

Mary Magdalene

10 Facts You Need To Know About The Stephen Avery Case | The Daily Liberator

<b>The new Netflix series “Making a Murderer” has documented the real-life case of a man named Stephen Avery, who many people feel was framed by the</b> …

Ten things I hate about 2015

Helen Razer lists her "worst 10" of 2015, including Mark Latham and the (new) royal baby.<br>Read more on the blog...

Royal Babies

Lynx and other native big cats to be reintroduced to Britain's forests in 2016

Britain's forests could be home to the lynx for the first time in 1,300 years. The Lynx Trust is asking for permission to carry out a five-year trial …

Ebola: toilet cleaners, gravediggers and survivors tell their story – in pictures

Ebola claimed more than 10,000 lives, destroyed communities, and tore families apart. The outbreak also brought confusion and distrust. International Medical Corps commissioned Daniel Jack Lyons to give cameras to survivors of Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia to empower community members to tell …

Disease

Dunham: ‘Condescending’ to say women only support Clinton for gender

Actress Lena Dunham says she’s bothered by those who assume her support for Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWoman behind pro-Trump …

oancks.com

10 Tips For People Who Want To Try Meditation

en_US<p>article<p>6 unbelievably simple and helpful tips for people who want to try …

Got Allergies? Blame Neanderthals

Mating with Neanderthals may have helped modern humans adapt to Europe, but may have also made them more prone to allergies. Continue reading →

Humanity

Is new email app Just Not Sorry good for women?

A US software developer has invented a plug-in that alerts people to their use of apologetic language, a trait often perceived to hold female employees back<p><b>Elizabeth Day, Observer writer and author</b> Let me start by not apologising. I’m definitively not sorry about what I’m about to say. I’m not …

Feminism

14 Fun Chalkboard Calendar Ideas to Kick Off the New Year

Before you go out and pick up your standard wall calendar with different photos of cute kittens or puppies for every month, you might want to …

Back to the Roots Water Garden and Fish Tank

Grow an incredible garden above water with the Back to the Roots Water Garden and Fish Tank. This garden features a self sustaining eco system with a …