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Is This Photo Real or Fake?

We're really bad judges, according to a new study.<p>Following the recent G20 leaders' summit in Hamburg, Germany, a photo started making the rounds online of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the thick of a lively discussion among world leaders:<p>Putin supporters liked that it made their leader look …

Fake News

Scientists May Have Just Created the Most Absorbent Solar Cell Ever

The Solar Panel of the Future<p>Scientists have developed a solar cell that is capable of converting direct sunlight into electricity with 44.5 percent …

What’s on TV Sunday: The Brontë Sisters and Love in the Mediterranean

Travel through Victorian England as the Brontë sisters prove themselves in a man’s world. Then take a Mediterranean vacation with some passionate couples.<p><b>What’s on TV</b><p><b>TO WALK INVISIBLE: THE BRONTË SISTERS</b> (2016) <i>9 p.m. on PBS.</i> At first the Brontë sisters tried being governesses — a miserable job, but …

Brontë Family

Lena Dunham: 7 Ways to Fight for Women’s Rights in 2017 (Guest Column)

I grew up in a vocally pro-choice household and was raised to speak loudly in defense of women’s access to a safe and legal abortion. But it wasn’t …

22 Short Novels You Can Finish on Your Next Flight

You can read some of our favorite fiction from the past 50 years in less time than it takes to fly from one coast to the other.<p>Yes, <i>Gatsby</i>. Yes, <i>The Old Man and the Sea</i>. Yes, <i>The Stranger</i> and <i>Ethan Frome</i>. But (theoretically) you already read those classic shorties in high school, right? And while we …

Literature

Disbelief, questions at United Nations after Trump victory | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president was met with disbelief and despondency on Wednesday among some United Nations officials and diplomats amid uncertainty surrounding his foreign policy and likely engagement with the world body.<p>The United Nations …

North Africa

Londoners in 2050 won't need cars. They'll be living in an app-powered eco-capital

The success of London in 2050 will be measured by its environment. By this I don’t just mean the quality of its air, or whether it has retained its biodiversity, important though those are. I mean the overall quality of life for Londoners. Will they experience the city as spacious, efficient, …

Natural Gas

While Americans fight over transgender rights, a Canadian province has a simple fix

Carys Massarella doesn't understand what gender has to do with driving laws anyway.<p>"If a police officer pulls you over for speeding, it's not because you're a woman who was speeding or a man that's speeding. It's because you're speeding," said Massarella. "Do you really need a gender …

LGBTQI

Savage Love Letters of the Day: Dammed If You Don't

by Dan SavageA question, sir, if I may. I'm a bi guy in my forties who enjoys swinging the other way more and more. I rarely do anal, and am always …

Seattle

Donald Trump Tells Anderson Cooper That Hillary Clinton’s a ‘Bigot,’ but Can’t Say How

In a tense exchange on CNN Thursday night, Anderson Cooper confronted Donald Trump over his use of the word ‘bigot’ to describe Hillary Clinton.<p>That …

Donald Trump

LGBTQ History in Public Schools Is the Next Gay Rights Frontier

Teaching LGBTQ history in public schools represents something much deeper than just that—it's the affirmation of the personhood of LGBTQ students.<p>Illustration by Lili Emtiaz<p>In an otherwise insane election year, all is quiet on the education front. Due in part to pushback against No Child Left …

LGBTQI

Sarkozy calls burkinis a 'provocation' that supports radical Islam

The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has branded the full-body burkini swimsuits worn by some Muslim women a “provocation” that supports radicalised Islam.<p>The burkini ban: what it really means when we criminalise clothes<p>Read more<p>After efforts by a series of French coastal towns to ban women …

Religion

Magnitude 4.7 quake hits temblor-prone central Italy

MILAN (AP) -- A magnitude 4.7 quake shook residents and structures early Tuesday in a region of central Italy that had been struck by a series of powerful quakes in 2016. No deaths or injuries were reported.<p>Mayors in towns affected did, however, report some damage from the temblor, which struck …

‘The Lottery of Indecency’ cartoon reveals what we’re really doing when we criticize what women wear

From our friends at<p><b>BY SUZANNAH WEISS</b><p>Whether women are wearing burqas or bikinis, people will find some way to criticize how they’re dressed—and the …

Renée Zellweger Has Been Giving Some Goddamn Glorious Interviews In Australia

She is a true queen.

Bridget Jones

There Was Finally An Actual Pokémon Go Stampede And It’s Terrifying

Apparently it was because of a Snorlax.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook<p>BuzzFeed News has contacted Wang for more details.

Pokémon

Cops Without Guns Dominate as London Awaits 'Likely' Attack

<i>NBC News Digital recently examined how a series of attacks had forced authorities across Europe to re-assess their approaches to tackling terrorism.</i><p><i>In the wake of Wednesday's terrorist attack near the U.K. Parliament, here</i> <i>is a look at how police operate in London.</i><p>LONDON — Seconds after his police …

Extremism

5 'Weird' Schools That Are Challenging How Students Learn

High school: a time of both drama and drudgery. The school experience is typically a less exciting version of a Hollywood movie plot. However, the …

See Bud Light's Transgender Ad

Bud Light's socially progressive "Bud Light Party" campaign is tackling another hot-button issue: transgender rights. "Gender identity -- it's really …

How a 3D clitoris will help teach French schoolchildren about sex

From bronze clitoris pendants to zines about Dracula’s, the female sex organ is having a moment in France<p>Paul Verlaine celebrated it in his 1889 poem Printemps as a “shining pink button”, but thanks to the sociomedical researcher Odile Fillod, French schoolchildren will now understand that it looks …

Fab Lab

Blind ‘fingering’ dates are London’s latest craze

“Who wouldn’t want to get their genitals stroked regularly, pleasurably, and with no strings attached?!” writes one orgasmic meditation practitioner, with palpable enthusiasm. “(These classes) feel good, with side effects of better communication, more body awareness, less mental chatter, and the …

What the U.S. Is Learning From How Israel Treats Transgender Soldiers

Amy always knew she was a girl in a boy’s body, as she always knew she would serve in the army. She grew up in a religious family in Israel and …

Christopher Nolan's Upcoming WWII Film Starring Tom Hardy Is Gritty As Ever

Maybe this WWII film will actually do well.<p>Critically acclaimed Christopher Nolan is taking on World War II with his newest film. The first teaser trailer for <i>Dunkirk</i>—featuring Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, and Harry Styles (yes, from One Direction)—was just released by Warner Bros. on …

Construction

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is fastest-selling UK book this decade

<b>The Harry Potter and the Cursed Child script has become the fastest-selling book in the UK this decade.</b><p>It has sold more than 680,000 copies in its first three days alone, beating Fifty Shades of Grey which sold 664,478 in a single week in 2012.<p>At its current rate, it is on track to become the …

Books

Michelle Obama’s masterful DNC speech will go down in history as a convention classic

Philadelphia<p>After a chaotic first day of the Democratic National Convention, which underlined the divisions among the party’s voters, First Lady Michelle Obama gave Hillary Clinton a better endorsement than any the candidate could have hoped for. Portraying herself and her husband as parents first, …

Michelle Obama

This Spice May Be The Secret Weapon To Weight Loss

Many of you are aware that a balanced diet and exercise is the recommended method for controlling body weight. Some people may turn to herbal products to promote health and well-being and weight loss. What if I told you that there is one spice that could help speed up this process? Sounds good, yes.<p>…

Wellness

New Trials Are Using Ketamine to Treat Alcohol Addiction

Researchers in the UK and US are running studies to see if ketamine could help prevent alcoholics from relapsing.<p>People looking to quit problematic drinking in the UK could one day have access to a new, quick-acting treatment to help them cope with the difficult first few weeks of sobriety: …

Indian Police Have Arrested Three Men Accused of Raping a Woman for the Second Time

Police in India have arrested three men accused of gang raping a 20-year-old college student in the city of Rohtak, in an alleged attack the victim’s …

Indian woman gang-raped in 2013 is attacked again 'by same men'

Student, 21, attacked near college in Haryana by five men – two of whom are awaiting trial for assaulting her in 2013<p>An Indian student is recovering in hospital after being gang-raped by a group of men, including some charged with sexually assaulting her three years earlier, police have said.<p>Police …

Justice