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Harrison Ford on Star Wars, Blade Runner, and Punching Ryan Gosling in the Face

Since the dawn of Hollywood, no movie star has seemed to need stardom—or movies—less than Harrison Ford. Chris Heath crisscrosses the country with the 75-year-old legend to find out why indifference has made all the difference in the world.<p><b>Harrison Ford prefers to use few words,</b> and to choose them …

Harrison Ford

Students unearth trove in East Village classroom closet

On Feb. 3, 1959, 8-year-old Alan Lederman brought $2 to PS 61 to sock away in a school savings account. As he hung his coat in the closet, the …

After ‘Dunkirk’, a starter list of 10 engaging books (and a bonus) on India’s role in the World Wars

Don’t go looking in history texts. The books to read are elsewhere.<p>Since the release of the movie <i>Dunkirk</i>, there has been a fair bit of commentary on …

Female journalist slapped in face by police officer during television report in Pakistan

A journalist could be prosecuted for creating “hindrances in official work” after a police officer slapped her in the face during the recording of a …

Top 20+ Japan Street Photography Shots That Capture The Rarely Seen Side Of The Land Of The Rising Sun

Few places in the world are as alluring as Japan when it comes to street photography. The neon alleyways of Tokyo, Osaka, and other major cities …

Japan

“I am a big fan of Hindu”: Donald Trump’s hideous love affair with Hindu nationalism

<b>(Getty/Kena Betancur)</b><p>Trump’s courtship of South Asians channels the ugliest, most nationalistic currents in both India and America<p>Eesha Pandit<p>October 22, 2016 2:45pm (UTC)<p>In Edison, New Jersey -- a city known for its sari shops and South Asian restaurants -- about 5,000 Indian-Americans and curious …

India

Overdosing on Rape Culture

<i>The only thing to fear about too much sexual abuse talk is silencing victims and hiding predators.</i><p>The nation is grappling with their ideals. Conversations about rape culture, feminism and misogyny are important, sensitive and nuanced. Let people learn in public. Refinery29 is under fire from loyal …

For more proof that men, not skirts, are the reason women are raped, look to Hong Kong

The latest advice from India’s tourism minister about women visitors to the country repeats a tired trope—to stay safe, Mahesh Sharma told foreign women, don’t “wear skirts.” Sharma’s advice is similar to other cringe-worthy reasons that Indian officials have offered for years for sexual attacks, …

Hong Kong

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

Learning

6 Things Working Women Should Never Write in Email

By now, you’ve likely heard about the essay Jennifer Lawrence wrote for the <i>Lenny</i> newsletter discussing the gender pay gap earlier this week. If not, here’s a quick synopsis: JLaw explained that after the Sony hack—which leaked emails showing she took home a lot less money than her <i>American Hustle</i> …

“Their punishment did not fit the crime”: Obama grants clemency to 46 nonviolent drug offenders

<b>(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>Clemency grants open historic push for criminal justice reform this week<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>July 13, 2015 5:56pm (UTC)<p>President Obama commuted the sentences of 46 people convicted of nonviolent drug crimes on Monday. The President wrote a personal letter to each inmate explaining …

The White House

11 GIFs That Will Make You Smarter

Nobody remembers chemistry class, but you will remember this.

‘Maxim’ Just Became Your New Feminist Bible

Its image of Taylor Swift announcing its “Hot 100” List is not the usual scantily clad shot—but is the men’s mag, under a new female editor, really …

Prince Manvendra, The World's First Openly Gay Prince, Fights For LGBT Rights In India

In 2006, the Crown Prince of one of India's oldest royal families made a public announcement that made headlines around the world: the 40-year-old formerly married Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil was actually gay. This announcement made Prince Manvendra the world's only openly gay prince -- and it …

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Photos

9 Pictures That Will Make You See The Universe Differently

It's the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary on April 24. Time to learn more about how space pictures are made.

20 gifts for the badass feminist in your life

Tell that special someone the three little words they're dying to hear: "Smash the patriarchy."<p>There are plenty of occasions to get someone a gift, …

This Woman Fights Gender Stereotypes With Hilarious Cartoons

She wrote the last "How to Drive Your Man Crazy in Bed" guide you'll ever need to read.<p>H/T <i>Huffington Post</i>

Easy (after) dinner recipes: It's Friday. Celebrate with dessert.

It's Friday. You've made it through the week. Now you can have a little fun. Celebrate with brownies. Or bread pudding. Or graham cracker chewy bars. Or have all three -- I won't tell.<p><b>Midnight chocolate brownie bites:</b> These rich brownies combine no less than three types of chocolate, along with a …

Dessert

10 Disney Treats That Are *Almost* Too Cute to Eat

Readers' recipes: delicious cinnamon recipes to spice up your life

From the ultimate cinnamon rolls to Greek lamb stew, we share the best reader recipes using this favourite spice<p>Sweet, warm and aromatic, cinnamon is an ingredient that cooks have treasured for thousands of years. In medieval times, all sorts of fanciful stories abounded about where it came from: …

'It's horrendous': Teen girl who allegedly led McDonald's beatdown charged as adult

A 16-year-old girl with a frightening rap sheet is due in court Friday, where she is being charged as an adult for her alleged role in a horrific, gang-style beatdown in a Brooklyn McDonald's that was caught on video that went viral.<p>Aniah Ferguson, who has ties to a street gang and is the suspected …

Crime

26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

"I was born with a reading list I will never finish." —Maud Casey

Beyoncé's 'Flawless' feminist act at the VMAs leads the way for other women

Beyoncé, in the midst of an epic 15 minute medley at Sunday night’s MTV Video Music awards, performed her song “Flawless” in front of a giant screen blazoned with the word “FEMINIST”. And, as in her music video, the superstar sampled author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s speech on feminism and …