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Why the Nazis studied American race laws for inspiration

On 5 June, 1934, about a year and half after Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of the Reich, the leading lawyers of Nazi Germany gathered at a meeting …

Michigan unemployment agency made 20,000 false fraud accusations – report

Automated system erroneously accused claimants in 93% of cases, state review finds: ‘It’s balancing the books on the backs of the poorest,’ lawyer says<p>A Michigan government agency wrongly accused individuals in at least 20,000 cases of fraudulently seeking unemployment payments, according to a …

Why do women go gay for pay?

Lesbians, or more correctly women acting as lesbians, have always had an enduring appeal for masculine heteronormative culture; the idea that females fuck, lick and pleasure each other is often treated as a fleeting sexual orientation that can be disrupted by a penis in the room. Faux lesbian sex …

Sexuality

Inside Muji's design philosophy for a 'pleasant life'

The Japanese company’s top household designer discusses the processes behind the product line<p>It may seem like a stretch to use the look of a company’s main office as a metaphor for how it operates, but in the case of Muji, the Japanese clothing and housewares company, it seems like fair game. As I …

Oleoducto Dakota Access: ¿intento de infiltración con un fusil AR-15 en la lucha indígena por el agua?

La organización Amnistía Internacional envió el viernes observadores de derechos humanos a Dakota del Norte para monitorear la represión que se viene …

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See the Art Exhibit Flipping the Male Gaze

In an art exhibit that may as well be dedicated to every cat-calling man, Cheim & Read gallery is presenting <i>The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look At</i> …

Stereotypes

Charred Caprese Sandwich

4 Servings<p>How do you improve on a classic Caprese? Grill your tomatoes—and create a Charred Caprese Sandwich.<p>June 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup mayonnaise<p>2 teaspoons Dijon mustard<p>1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice<p>Kosher salt<p>1 large shallot, thinly sliced into rings<p>1 garlic clove, finely grated<p>3 tablespoons …

Howard Hodgkin: 'I felt like an outcast in the art world'

The artist, famously as emotional as his vibrant works, only started to earn acclaim in his 60s – and two decades later, paints more passionately than ever<p>“I hate painting,” says Howard Hodgkin, one of the world’s greatest living painters. “Most of the time it’s irrelevant. It doesn’t mean enough, …

Art

The 10 Best Food Documentaries On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 5th</b><p>Eating and drinking are essential parts of life, right up there with breathing and sex. We’ll count on you to research the latter two items on your own, but when it comes to food and alcohol we’re here to help.<p>Below are the 10 best food documentaries on Netflix right now that …

Streaming

Photographer Documents What Students Wore When They Were Sexually Assaulted

Photographer Katherine Cambareri challenges the ease with which people resort to victim blaming.<p>By now, the offensive question has become so familiar it's basically routine.<p>A woman is sexually assaulted; her agency, body, and selfhood violated. Yet, time and time again, the response to such an …

University of Washington Cheerleading Squad Slammed for Poster with Body Requirements

After a social media firestorm, the University of Washington cheerleading squad took down a poster with “do’s and don’ts” of how people should look …

This is Not About the Safety of Women and Girls

There has been an uproar over Target's decision to allow people to use the bathroom of their affirmed gender. In a time when "bathroom bills" are popping up all over the United States we're hearing the same concern raised over and over again. The concern being that bathroom bills put the safety of …

Harriet Tubman was bought and sold as currency. Putting her face on a banknote is an affront to her memory

Harriet Tubman, a former slave in the American Civil War era, freed more than 800 slaves from captivity during her lifetime. She was nicknamed …

Dutch designer turns solid wood into a curiously bouncy seat

Carolien Laro has designed what may well be the first wooden stool to flex and bend under a person's weight. Experiments with traditional wood sawing …

Michael Pollan Tells Us Exactly How To Reform America’s Food Culture, And Explains Why It’s So Important

You may not know it, but Michael Pollan has been fighting for your right to eat good food for more than 25 years. The acclaimed author, lecturer, and freshly minted TV star works tirelessly to expose the difference between real food and the processed junk sold by the Don Drapers of the world. His …

Polyamorous women aren’t just ‘pleasing their man’ – it’s a choice | Laura Smith

The open relationship between Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre is frequently and wrongly written off. Such arrangements have women-friendly roots<p>“People have had open marriages for ever … But they never end up working long-term.”<p>That statement by the biological anthropologist Helen Fisher …

This Romanian Bakery Put Gender Inequality Stats On Its Cakes

“Bittersweet Pies” turns cakes into statistical pie charts. Why not pie pie charts? Probably because it’s easier to use icing on a cake than an …

Dessert

GENTRIFICATION SPOTLIGHT: How Portland is Pushing Out Its Black Residents

Update on 4-20-16: Portland native Marih Alyn-Claire has notified Colorlines that after months of seraching she has found an affordable apartment in …

The UX Of Ethics: Should Google Tell You If You Have Cancer?

Big data can spot things we’d never see coming. But are companies like Google and Amazon responsible for telling us the bad news?<p>“If I’m on a park bench, and I’m next to someone, and I hear them talking about symptoms of cancer, am I obligated to turn around and tell them they might have …

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

Ginger Cocktails

Way back in 2009, red-haired Canadian comedian and actor Derek Forgie had an idea. After an episode of <i>South Park</i> inspired Kick a Ginger Day, …

Paul Kaptein's Warped Wood Sculptures Are Trippy and Amazing

Whoa.<p>Bringing the digital to ‘real life,’ Perth-based artist Paul Kaptein creates heavily warped interpretations of the human figure. Hand-carving …

Sculpture

This indestructible pill is an answer to the massive overdose problem Obama mentioned last night

It's become enough of a problem that President Barack Obama mentioned prescription-drug abuse as one of his top priorities in the first minutes of the State of the Union address.<p>With opioid medication being one of the most effective pain-management methods and with abuse so rampant, scientists and …

An ISIS defector explained a key reason people continue joining the group

Instead, people are joining the organization because they are desperate for money and are struggling to find a way to survive in Syria, where four years of civil war have decimated the economy.<p>The ISIS defector, who goes by the pseudonym Abu Khaled, spoke with Weiss about the group's internal …

Foreign Policy

Everyday slights are just as harmful to women as more blatant sexism

There are typical, obvious scenarios that come to mind when we think of a sexist workplace – like men making more money than women for doing the same job, or a boss that continually sexually harasses his female employees. Offenses that are incontrovertible and largely provable.<p>But less obvious – …

Feminism

The Booty-Eating Renaissance

Anilingus is having a moment.<p>Long considered a taboo in heterosexual circles, oral-anal sex, or anilingus—known colloquially as "tossing salad," …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Music

Cardi B And The Carters Lead 2018's Hip-Hop-Heavy MTV Video Music Award Nominations<p>Aaron Williams 07.16.18 10 hours ago<p>Studio Wizard Shawn Everett Shares His Experiences<p>Steven Hyden 07.16.18 13 hours ago<p>How The Sons Of Famous Rappers Are Forging Their Own Path In Hip-Hop<p>Aaron Williams 07.16.18 10 …

Rap & Hip-Hop