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How Do You Rebuild Your Life After Leaving A Polygamous Sect?

A decade ago, members of the FLDS — a fundamentalist sect of the Mormon church that practices polygamy — began leaving of their own volition. Today, they’re returning home to rewrite the dark narrative that’s formed around them.<p><b>At 62 years old, Coylyn Pipkin</b> is still a teenager. Women who’ve left …

Religion

Racism in Britain: Four young women share their experiences

Four young women speak to Marie Claire about how it feels to be a young, black or Asian woman in Britain today<p>When <i>Marie Claire</i> launched our …

Disney and Lenovo to sell Star Wars augmented reality headset

Disney and Lenovo are launching an augmented reality (AR) headset for Star Wars fans. The device, announced at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, will offer massive ground battles, alongside Holochess, the holographic game Chewbacca and C-3PO play aboard the Millennium Falcon.<p>Hardware details are slim at the …

How I learned to stop worrying (mostly) and love my threat model

Reducing privacy and security risks starts with knowing what the threats really are.<p>I have a healthy level of paranoia given the territory I inhabit. …

Personal Information

Sorry, guys, your biological clock is also ticking

New research proves that it’s not just women who can’t keep putting off parenthood<p>Research from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School confirms that male fertility declines with age. It takes longer for older men to get women pregnant and there’s more chance of …

Fertility

Why the UK is no longer a place for young people

<b>Wake up and smell the expensive coffee and avocado on toast that apparently we millennials love to gorge on, because the UK is no longer suitable for</b> …

The mystery planet that could destroy the Earth

JUST in time for movie season comes news that something huge is lurking out there at the edge of the solar system. It’s really big. It’s never before …

Can You Believe These Amazing Photos Were Taken on an iPhone?

Here’s the winners of the 2017 iPhone Photography Awards.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators France.</b><p>Have you ever heard of the IPPAs? No, we're not talking about the bitter beers, but the iPhone Photography Awards. It's an annual contest that recognizes the best photographs taken with an …

Saudi female driver speaks out for women: 'Your rights are taken, not given'

Despite working as an information security consultant for a multinational company in Saudi Arabia, Manal al-Sharif was not allowed to drive, just like millions of other women in her country.<p>But in 2011, she decided to change that. She filmed herself cruising behind the wheel of a car and uploaded …

Feminism

Paddington Bear, Refugee

Long before J. K. Rowling’s exhilarating invention, twenty years ago, of Platform Nine and Three-Quarters—the location at King’s Cross station where students bound for Hogwarts depart by marching full tilt at a wall—another children’s author had imbued another major London railway station with …

Satire

Why Heavy Daily Marijuana Use Linked To More Suicidal Thoughts

For the most part, marijuana makes users feel, well, good. The drug elicits feelings of euphoria, can help numb pain, and may control nausea. …

A surgeon aiming to do the first human head transplant says 'Frankenstein' predicted a crucial part of the surgery

The Italian neurosurgeon told Business Insider that Mary Shelley's classic novel convinced him that he could complete the world's first full-body transplant. Canavero claims he'll complete the procedure on a human next fall in China.<p>Not only did the book reveal a missing piece in his plan to swap …

Innovation

Guy who takes up both armrests on plane has the audacity to complain about his neighbour's size

Let's get this straight. Texting mean things about someone when they're sitting next to you and within eyeshot of your phone is a despicable thing to …

Four far-out plans for taming our weather

Including the a rain unmaker.<p>Cloud seeding is just the beginning. Below, a handful of pie-in-the-sky ideas for controlling the weather.<p>A Laser Lightning Killer<p>Lightning is pretty. But near airports, it can threaten ground crews, sending them indoors and delaying flights. Around power stations, it …

Weather

This Kickstarter hit is changing the way we navigate on the road

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Star Wars Goes Medieval in This Clever Art Print

<i>Star Wars</i> might be in a galaxy far, far away, but it also takes place a long time ago. You know what else was a long time ago? The Middle Ages. It’s …

This is the number one reason that men cheat (apparently)

We don't know whether to laugh or cry<p><b>Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde</b><p>Being cheated on is the ultimate betrayal of trust. As well dragging you through …

Amelia Freer's roasted peppers with baked eggs

SERVES<p>1<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 large fresh pepper, washed, halved, seeds removed<br>• olive oil, for drizzling<br>• 8 sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped<br>• 2 tsp harissa paste<br>• handful (approx 20g) fresh baby spinach, roughly chopped<br>• 2 eggs, preferably free-range or organic<br>• small handful of fresh basil leaves, finely …

Eggs

Vince Cable says Brexit may never happen

Brexit might never happen, senior Liberal Democrat MP Sir Vince Cable has suggested.<p>Sir Vince, who is currently the only candidate to be his party’s …

One by one, Brexit’s ‘salvations’ are seen to be illusory

All the pre-referendum claims made for our future trading position within Europe are now exposed as so much hot air<p>Like Vladimir and Estragon, the British right is waiting for its Godot. For years, Godot manifested himself in the unlikely form of the German car industry. English nationalists …

United Kingdom

'It wasn't about killing people': what drove a British farmer to the Syrian frontline?

At 9.48am on Thursday 21 July this year, Dean Evans sent his stepfather, Steve Howell, a text message. “Alright?” it read. “Just letting you know I’m OK.” It was the first time Howell had heard from the 22-year-old in nearly a month. But then, he was in Syria, on the frontline in the war against …

Middle East

Digital love: why cinema can't get enough of cyberpunk

Code streams across a computer screen; hackers bark at each other in techno-jargon and hammer at keyboards; the real world seamlessly shifts into the virtual, and back again. This is the sort of scene that is instantly recognisable as a cyberpunk film, the subgenre of sci-fi that meshes together …

Science Fiction

What are the repercussions of one lost night’s sleep? Rudeness is just the start

Disturbed sleep can produce behaviour that has serious economic and social outcomes. As NHS doctors say, we need to change shift patterns<p>We’ve all known people at work who are persistently rude, obstructive and selfish. It’s estimated that these workers with counterproductive behaviours cost the US …

Radiation Therapy

5 Lies We Learned When We Were Younger (That We Still Live By Today)

In 1914, the great inventor Thomas Edison experienced a devastating hardship. His entire laboratory burned down to the ground, and several years …

Thomas Edison

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

Tutorials

US military nude photo sharing scandal widens beyond Marines

<b>US servicemen from all parts of the military have been sharing nude photos of their female colleagues online, it has emerged.</b><p>Reports last week uncovered widespread photo sharing by current and former Marines on Facebook, triggering a navy investigation.<p>But the BBC has seen a message board where …

Military

Groundbreaking system allows locked-in syndrome patients to communicate

Doctors have used a brain-reading device to hold simple conversations with “locked-in” patients in work that promises to transform the lives of people who are too disabled to communicate.<p>The groundbreaking technology allows the paralysed patients – who have not been able to speak for years – to …

Neurophilosophy

Labour must reinstate anti-racist activist Marc Wadsworth

We call on Labour’s general secretary to lift the unjust suspension from Labour membership of veteran anti-racist campaigner Marc Wadsworth. It is a cause for serious concern that Wadsworth is one of several prominent black activists suspended or excluded by the party, which has historically relied …

Labour Party

Why aren’t female comedians funny? You asked Google – here’s the answer

We live in a time of profound change and challenge and even though we think we know it all, there are still some big existential questions that plague mankind. And I do mean man.<p>More women on comedy panel shows? Sure – if you're posh or pretty | Fern Brady<p>Read more<p>Is there a God or has it been a …

Comedy

Girls less confident as they grow older, says Girlguiding

<b>Girls' career confidence plummets as they near the world of work, suggests research by Girlguiding.</b><p>A poll of 1,627 girls and young women showed they felt less powerful as they progressed through secondary school.<p>Only a third of the 17- to 21-year-olds questioned felt they would do as well as their …

Safe-Space