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What it was like to be a Los Angeles police officer during the 1980s crack epidemic

At the time Valentine began his photo project in 1984, Pasadena was extremely dangerous. Valentine was given the chance to document officers like …

Crime

Why Giovanni Brusca Is History’s Most Terrifying Mafia Killer

Giovanni Brusca, known as "The Pig" due to his unquenchable thirst for blood, killed between 100 and 200 people for the Mafia in gruesome ways that …

Crime

Trying to Lose Weight? These 12 Tips Will Help You Naturally Feel Less Hungry

If you're trying to lose weight, you know you have to be in a healthy calorie deficit. But when you start reducing your calories, you can't help but feel hungry as you're adjusting to your new diet. Sound familiar? Not to worry. Max Lugavere, bestselling author of <b>Genius Foods</b>, has some useful …

Weight Loss

How to Sway a Baboon Despot

What other species can teach us about democracy<p>Early LAST year, more than 70 years after its publication, George Orwell’s <i>Animal Farm</i> appeared on <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>’s best-seller list. A writer for the New York <i>Observer</i> declared the novel—an allegory involving a government run by pigs—a “guidepost” …

London School of Economics

It’s peak mango season, so stock up and make these 6 savory recipes

Chances are you’ve seen mangoes on sale in the grocery store — many varieties are at their peak availability from March to June. We enjoy the fruit many ways: plain, with a little pinch of salt and chile flakes, added to desserts, or whirred into smoothies. But mangoes also pair well in savory …

Mango

Joseph Lister and the grim reality of Victorian surgery

Anyone who went under the knife in the Victorian era knew there was more chance of meeting a grisly end than survival, but in her new book, Lindsey …

Books

NCA considering new criminal inquiry into Stephen Lawrence case

The National Crime Agency is considering starting a new criminal inquiry into the Stephen Lawrence case, potentially placing four former detectives under criminal investigation for the offence of misconduct in public office.<p>It is understood that the inquiry would focus on why officers in charge of …

Crime

How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

Middle East

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

The perfect crimes: why thrillers are leaving other books for dead

While literary novels are sidelined, crime fiction is fast developing as the most versatile narrative of our times<p>For years, crime fiction titles have topped the bestseller lists and library lending tables. That sales of the genre have now overtaken general fiction, as revealed at the London Book …

Books

Guacamole

Ingredients<p>3 ripe avocados<br>• 1/4 cup cilantro (with stems), chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic , minced<br>• 2 tablespoons lime juice<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<p>Nutritional facts Per …

Food

13 of the Most Controversial Books of All Time

Despite the heated controversy surrounding these lightning-rod books, they continue to live on in hearts, minds, and libraries around the …

Books

Don't Have a Degree in Advertising? Here's How Anyone Can Write Copy That Sells.

These six tips will help you write professional copy, even if you're a complete novice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do certain brands consistently churn out killer copy? Copy so good it not only sells products, but entertains, empathizes and makes customers …

Marketing

Why Mark Zuckerberg’s Suit Should Be a Wake-Up Call for Aspiring Tech Brainiacs Everywhere

Mark Zuckerberg wore a tie to work every single day for one year back in 2009. At the end of the year, he wrote this on this personal Facebook page: “After the start of the recession in 2008, I wanted to signal to everyone at Facebook that this was a serious year for us. Great companies thrive by …

Social Media

Why The Simpsons' response to the Apu controversy was so heartbreaking: Essay

<i>Dana Schwartz is a Los Angeles-based EW correspondent who predominately covers TV and film.</i><p>In 2017, comedian Hari Kondabolu wrote and starred in a …

Comedy

The life and death of Homaro Cantu, the genius chef who wanted to change the world

Between 2004 and 2016, the most inventive food on the planet, possibly in history, came out of a small restaurant in downtown Chicago. At Moto, your first course was your menu itself, which was typically printed in edible ink on a giant tortilla chip. When you finished your menu, you would be …

Green Living

Sex Experts Tell Us Exactly How To Make Our Sex Lives Better

In a recent study, participants who were nonmonogamous reported higher levels of sexual satisfaction and more frequent orgasms. But the study used a fairly small sample size and was all self-reported — so the degree to which the research can be relied upon is questionable. Nonetheless, the news was …

Sociology

Ann Summers releases 30-day sex position challenge to help couples hit the spot

Ann Summers has released a list of 30 sex positions to help people spice things up in the bedroom.<p>The lingerie brand is encouraging couples to take a …

Bow Down

04/05/2018: How to get your dream job

Author Dev Aujla shares some advice from his new book "50 Ways to Get a Job: An Unconventional Guide to Finding Work on Your Terms."

Employment

A librarian discovered the secret codes used by elderly library-goers

A librarian has given the Twittersphere an insight into the world of elderly library-goers and their mysterious ways.<p>Twitter user and library-worker …

Books

Can you spot the baffling letter in this headline that 72 per cent of people miss?

What is in ‘everything’ yet is rarely spotted? The answer, somewhat surprisingly, is the letter ‘g’.<p>Despite seeing it millions of times, a new study has found that 72 per cent of people cannot identify the lowercase ‘looptail g’ - the form of the consonant where the lower arc is completed to form …

Research

​ I’m a sucker for a good meme, but are they degrading our politics?

An exhibition at the Design Museum makes clear that subversive images are the currency of echo chambers on both the left and the right. But there are limits to a purely visual society<p>I’ll tell you what I really admire about Donald Trump: he invented a haircut. OK, it doesn’t look good. It looks …

Boris Johnson

'Adult acne can affect anyone - even a 38-year-old skin doctor like me'

Dr Anjali Mahto walks into a London hotel looking just as you’d expect a Harley Street dermatologist to: sleek, toned and glossy, with youthful, glowing skin. No one would guess that the 38-year-old has suffered with severe acne for all her adult life.<p>“I’ve had trouble with my skin since I was 11; …

Skin Care

5 Darkest Cases Of Vampires Throughout History

Dancing Nymphs and Pirate Ships: Notes from a Capital of Kitsch

SKOPJE, Macedonia — Quick quiz. Which of the following makes sense?<p>a) Three pirate ships on a river in a landlocked country in the Balkans;<p>b) A 47-foot-high bronze statue of an ancient warrior that is Alexander the Great and is also not Alexander the Great; or<p>c) A house dedicated to Mother Teresa, …

Facelifts

600-Year-Old Medieval Clock Shows the State of the Universe in Real Time

Prague's medieval <b>astronomical clock</b> is not just one of the prettiest timepieces you'll ever come across, it's also one of the most famous examples of its genre. Starting in the 13th century, astronomical clocks began springing up around Europe, using intricate functions to show information such as …

European Travel

7 Secrets to Reading More Books (That Don’t Involve Becoming a Speed Reader)

Conquering your to-read pile doesn’t have to be hard work.<p>Divide and conquer<p>Devoting a small amount of time to reading every day adds up quickly. Set …

Books

10 things I wish someone told me before I started working from home

After I graduated in 2010, I took an entry-level advertising sales assistant job at a well-known print magazine. For the next six years, I spent time …

Time I

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

9 Incredibly Common Ways People Screw up an Interview

Heed this advice from staffing experts who see candidates accidentally making a bad impression and not even knowing it.<p>Your rsum has done its job and you've landed an interview. It's great progress toward finding your next big opportunity, but how you present yourself in person is what really …

Employment