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Swedish school sparks backlash for gender segregated classes intended to help shy students

A school in Sweden has split students into gender segregated classes in an effort to help those too shy to talk in front of the opposite sex, challenging more than 40 years of Swedish educational orthodoxy.<p>When students from classes 9c and 9d at Adolfsberg School in Orebro returned after their …

Web Design Top 10 Articles for The Past Year (v.2017)

For the past year, we’ve ranked nearly 10,000 Web Design articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.1% chance) that can help you prepare your design …

Photographer Raises Awareness for Victims of Climate Change with Epic Shoot on a Bed of Lava

It seems like lava photos are all the rage and creative photographer Benjamin Von Wong has taken things to a new level by placing a model within striking distance of the molten rock. We've seen the Montreal-based photographer capture stunning underwater images and set a man on fire, but his newest …

Extreme Weather

Iceland elections leave ruling centre-right party in driving seat

Alliance of anti-establishment Pirate party and three left-of-centre parties falls five seats short of majority<p>Iceland’s incumbent Independence party was in pole position to try to form a new government after voters chose continuity in Saturday’s elections and support for the anti-establishment …

Pirate Party

The history of Satanic Panic in the US — and why it's not over yet

Some of the victims of mass hysteria over satanic ritual abuse are still serving sentences.<p>The latter half of 2016 has witnessed an interesting convergence of several elements associated with one of the most famous, prolonged mass media scares in history: the “Satanic Panic” that troubled the US …

Religion

These Fonts Shred: A Typographical Survey of Heavy Metal

From gothic text to black metal band logos, we unpack the visual design of heavy metal.<p>Within heavy metal’s broad visual lexicon, band iconography and logos function as badges of identity for both music makers and the fans who vow allegiance to them one hand-stitched patch at a time. Charting a …

150 Years of Sex Work, in Pictures (NSFW)

“It’s about a longing for human connection,” says gallerist Daniel Cooney of <i>Scarlet Muse</i>, an exhibition spanning 150 years of sex work as told in …

Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshiper | Urartian | Iron Age III | The Met

Kellner, Hans-Jörg. 1989. "Ein Bemerkenswertes Medallion." In Anatolia and the Ancient Near East: Studies in Honor of Tahsin Özgüc, edited by K. Emre …

Japanese woman forced to use married name at work under 19th century law

Court says teacher must follow employer’s instruction not to use unmarried name in workplace despite practice becoming increasingly common elsewhere<p>The campaign for sexual equality in Japan has suffered another setback after a court ruled that a schoolteacher must use her married name at work, …

Judiciary

The Magic and Mythos of the Faroe Islands (Sponsored)

Offset Artist Kevin Faingnaert will never forget the day he met Simun Hanssen, a resident of Svinoy, one of the remotest of the Faroe Islands. …

The New Face of Covergirl Is a Guy

The makeup giant has enlisted the talents (and face) of a 17-year-old boy for its new campaign.<p>Despite multi-billion dollar fashion labels like Gucci continuing to push a more genderless wardrobe and rappers like Young Thug wearing dresses on their album covers, makeup is an one idea most men—gay …

Why is taking photographs banned in many museums and historic places?

Have you ever pulled out your camera or phone in a museum or historic place and suddenly found a staff person telling you “no photographs”?<p>I was in …

Museums