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Otherworldly photos that show us what our religions have in common

<i>Monika Bulaj</i><p>After decades spent documenting faith communities around the world, photographer Monika Bulaj understands that our religions are more …

Why aren't people listening? Māori scientists on why rāhui are important

<b>Why are people ignoring the rāhui on the Waitakere Ranges? Māori researchers Melanie Mark-Shadbolt and Dr James Ataria spoke to a number of kaumatua</b> …

Instagram is changing the way we experience art, and that's a good thing

Key Points:<p><b>• Adam Suess, PhD candidate in Education, Griffith University and Kylie Budge, Senior Research Fellow, Urban Living & Society, Western</b> …

A School District Has Dropped Mockingbird and Huckleberry Finn From Reading Lists Over Racial Slurs

A Minnesota school district is removing <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i> and <i>Huckleberry Finn</i> from its required reading list because they contain racial …

Literature

They Are Watching You—and Everything Else on the Planet

Technology and our increasing demand for security have put us all under surveillance. Is privacy becoming just a memory?<p><b>About 10:30 on a Saturday morning</b> in the north London borough of Islington, two men on mopeds race down the shopping corridor of Upper Street. Sheathed in helmets, gloves, and …

Malaysian newspaper publishes 'how to spot a gay' checklist

Sinar Harian says LGBT people identifiable by beards, branded clothes and going to gym<p>A leading Malaysian newspaper has published a list of pointers for identifying potential gay and lesbian people, drawing anger from activists who said lives were being put at risk.<p>The article in Sinar Harian …

Beards

Infographic: 4,000 Years Of Human History Captured In One Retro Chart

In 1931, John B. Sparks distilled human civilization into a single chart. Even today, it’s great infographic design.<p>If time is a river, the Histomap, created by John B. Sparks and first published by Rand McNally back in 1931, is a raging Mississippi. In that massive river of time, each of …

Infographics

Hot on Instagram - but is it art?

Constantly Curious

Is one person’s smile another’s grimace? Are human emotions universal?

‘Dogs are friends. Not Food’: Olympic skier accused of cultural colonialism as he adopts puppy from dog meat farm in South Korea

An American Olympic skier has sparked accusations of cultural colonialism and Western double standards after rescuing a puppy from a South Korean dog meat farm during the Pyeongchang Games.<p>Gus Kenworthy, one of America’s most famous winter athletes, posted pictures of his new pet, Beemo, on social …

Icelandic language battles threat of 'digital extinction'

Iceland’s mother tongue and cultural identity is drowning in an online ocean of English<p>Unlike most languages, when Icelandic needs a new word it rarely imports one. Instead, enthusiasts coin a new term rooted in the tongue’s ancient Norse past: a neologism that looks, sounds and behaves like …

Vocabulary

Federal Regulation of Social Media Would Be a Disaster For Free Speech

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation here.</i>Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday charged 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 …

Doctors Confirm Period Cramps Are as Painful as a Heart Attack (and No Woman on Earth Is Surprised)

One week out of every month, you can find us eating everything in sight and cursing to the gods above while doubled over in pain. Yep, menstrual …

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg challenged a room full of Wall Street guys to be better mentors for women

Sandberg is worried about how #MeToo could hold women back.<p>Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg has a challenge for the powerful men on Wall Street: Be better mentors for women.<p>Sandberg and Facebook CFO Dave Wehner were interviewed Wednesday at Morgan Stanley’s Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San …

Sheryl Sandberg

Me! Me! #MeToo! How Hollywood hijacked feminism

Hollywood depends on the fostering of female insecurity. When will celebrities call Time’s Up on that?<p>This is the Time’s Up Oscars, the first one where the #MeToo movement is a major player, and no one can predict just how the tricky balance between celebration, industry penitence and the host …

Feminism

YouTube moderators inadvertently removed right-wing channels

YouTube's crackdown on conspiracy theories in the wake of the Parkland mass shooting has had some unintended casualties. The streaming video firm has confirmed to <i>Bloomberg</i> that its human moderators inadvertently removed videos and took down channels from right-wing and pro-gun outlets. Newcomers to …