Raquel Hernández Segura

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Mass graves of women 'too old to be Isil sex slaves' - this is what we're up against

As the world prayed for Paris, more than three thousand miles east another atrocity was being uncovered in Iraq - two mass graves containing the bodies of older Yazidi women. Sophy Ridge explains why we can't ignore them<p>In the desert dust of Sinjar, in north west Iraq, a walking stick lies on the …

Why ‘Mom’ and ‘Dad’ Sound So Similar in So Many Languages

The story of a strange linguistic coincidence<p>Is there anything inherently “doggy” about the word “dog”? Obviously not—to the French, a dog is a <i>chien</i>, to Russians a <i>sobaka</i>, to Mandarin Chinese-speakers a <i>gǒu</i>. These words have nothing in common, and none seem any more connected to the canine essence …

Emma Watson Used Hard-Hitting Numbers to Explain How Sexism Works In Hollywood

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6 experts on what you should know about body language at work

But what does that really mean? And how can you use that information? We asked the experts.<p>When we talk about language, we almost always are referring to words and sentences, nouns, verbs, dependent clauses, and all the various things that we can write down.<p>However, human communication is much …

Body Language

Lugares que deberías visitar antes de hacerte viejo: Bora-Bora >> Paco Nadal >> El Viajero >> Blogs EL PAÍS

<i>(Este post fue publicado originalmente el 3 de junio de 2013)</i><p><b>Bora Bora</b> es la isla perfecta. Un viejo volcán, casi vencido por la erosión, que se …

4 bodies were unearthed in Jamestown, Virginia — and the archaeological community is freaking out about it

They had four bodies and several dozen possible names. For archaeologist Bill Kelso and historian James Horn, it felt like a high-stakes game of Clue. The mystery was set in Jamestown, Virginia, on the grounds of the first permanent English colony in America.<p>Jamestown is a strange place to be an …

What It's Like to Have a Suicidal Best Friend

The frustration that accompanies being friends with someone with mental illness has nothing to do with the friend herself. I am frustrated that her medications don't work, the doctors can't seem to help her, and neither can I.<p>I don't remember many details about the first time my best friend told me …

Mental Health

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

10 Intriguing Clues About Ancient Egyptian Ethnicity

In 2014, Ridley Scott unveiled his Biblical epic <i>Exodus: Gods And Kings</i> and accidentally opened a very old can of worms in the process. The film …

Ancient History

Why people cheat in relationships — and how to keep it from happening to you

Today, geneticists estimate that 16 million men in Asia (that's 1 out of every 200) are direct descendants of Khan.<p>Now, I'm not saying Khan cheated on his wife or anything. After all, I wasn't there.<p>But Khan <i>is</i> on the historical record claiming that his absolute favorite thing in the world, aside …

Cheese and yogurts keep you slim but red meat, potatoes and rice are out

Revealed, the foods that keep you slim as you age: Cheese and yogurts are in, but red meat, potatoes and rice are out<p><b>Study: Nuts, chicken, seafood</b> …

Nutrition

In a chamber at the end of a tunnel in Mexico sealed for nearly 1,800 years, archeologists make a toxic discovery

In the bowels of Teotihuacan, a mysterious, ancient Mexican city whose history has eluded experts for more than a century, an archaeologist made a …

Archaeology

10 lugares curiosos de Colombia que tal vez no sabías que existían (Parte 1)

Un río de cinco colores, un mar de siete colores, un valle de palmeras gigantes, una catedral subterránea de sal, una ciudad perdida en la jungla, …