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Boris Johnson's burka jibe: Why do some Muslim women wear the veil?

<b>Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has been criticised for saying Muslim women wearing burkas "look like letter boxes" and for comparing them to "bank robbers" - prompting calls for him to apologise and be expelled from the Conservative Party.</b><p>But Mr Johnson's comments, which some believe will …

Muslim Women

As a Muslim woman, I’d like to thank Boris Johnson for calling out the niqab

As a Muslim woman observing Islam, I am fully supportive of Boris Johnson’s rejection of the niqab. And I wonder how many of the former Foreign Secretary’s critics understand my religion, what this form of dress represents and the subjugation it implies. To defend the niqab and to defend Muslim …

Religion

See what Earth looked like from space when it was ruled by dinosaurs

Ever wonder what the Earth looked like before humans came along and added pollution and man-made destruction to the mix?<p>The 3D interactive website called Ancient Earth Globe lets you glimpse the world from space during the age of the dinosaurs -- and more. Seeing the Earth at various points in …

Asteroids

An Experts Guide on Male Fat Loss

<b>Trimming down and maintaining a lean and muscular physique is a sure-fire way to increase how well your clothes fit,</b> which can have a huge and …

Fitness

White man who shot black father in front of his kids over parking spot won't face charges

Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law has spared a white man from criminal charges after he shot and killed a black father in front of his young children over a parking spot.<p>The gunman, Michael Drejka, 47, shot and killed Markeis McGlockton, 28, after McGlockton parked in a disabled spot …

Disability

Recipe: Light & Fresh Slow Cooker Corn Chowder — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have a keen eye for slow cooker meals that satisfy in every season, and for summer, corn chowder is my go-to. You'll find me cozied up on the couch …

Slow Cookers

Care home workers ‘Snapchatted woman, 76, having stroke and captioned it “The End”‘

A trio of senior care home workers shared a Snapchat video of a 76 year-old woman having a stroke and captioned it ‘The End,’ police say.<p>Jorden Lanah …

UI Interactions of the week #133 – Muzli - Design Inspiration

via Muzli design inspiration<p>Designers’ Secret Source<p>The best design inspiration — expertly curated for you.<p>Muzli is a new-tab Chrome extension that …

A way to use underwater fiber-optic cables as seismic sensors

A team of researchers from the U.K., Italy and Malta has found a way to use fiber-optic cables already on the ocean floor as seismic detectors. In …

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Adobe's XD app for interface design is now available for free

Adobe has unveiled a free starter plan for its XD app, which is aimed at UI and UX designers – allowing people to use it across platforms with all its features at no charge.<p>XD previously cost a minimum of $10 a month for access to the app’s macOS and Windows software, as well as its mobile preview …

The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

The ‘gay cake’ fight: why the bakers had a right to refuse this order | Kenan Malik

A bakery was justified in refusing to decorate a cake with a slogan it didn’t agree with<p>It’s the case of the cake that wasn’t baked. And the story of how the icing on that cake became, bizarrely, an exhibit in the contemporary culture wars.<p>In 2014 Gareth Lee, an LGBT activist, asked Ashers bakery …

Trump Flips Out on NBC's Chuck Todd for Exposing 'Art of the Deal' President as a Lousy Negotiator

President Donald Trump kicked off Sunday morning with a pair of tweets, including one attacking NBC News' "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd. The …

Donald Trump

A massive, 'semi-infinite' trove of rare-earth metals has been found in Japan

Researchers have found hundreds of years' worth of critical rare-earth metals beneath Japanese waters — enough to supply to the world on a …

Ukip is wrong: British fishing answers to Westminster not Brussels | John Lichfield

The Brexiteers cry betrayal over UK fishing, but they peddle glaring myths about foreign boats and quotas<p>Thirty five years ago, on the night EU governments agreed the common fisheries policy, I was in Luxembourg-sur-Mer. I was a freelance journalist working for, among others, Fishing News, the …

Great Britain

Barnier tickled pink as British red lines, and Davis, turn green | John Crace

EU Brexit negotiator tries not to gloat over UK concessions as British Brexit secretary tries not to cry<p>“<i>Je suis très heureux</i>,” Michel Barnier began. It soon became clear why he was so <i>heureux</i> as the text of the draft transitional agreement appeared on a screen behind him during his Brussels press …

How To: Hack WPA & WPA2 Wi-Fi Passwords with a Pixie-Dust Attack Using Airgeddon

Design flaws in many routers can allow hackers to steal Wi-Fi credentials, even if WPA or WPA2 encryption is used with a strong password. While this …

Information Security

This Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken Is a Meal Prep Miracle

Making a big batch of pulled chicken to have on hand for the week is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Take this sesame chicken, for …

Boomerang UI Kit

Typography<p>Color palette<p>Boomerang has extended the color palette that Bootstrap offers by default. Instead of two primary colors, you get now three. …

Opelo Kgari: Woman brought to UK from Botswana as a child 14 years ago detained and taken to Heathrow for deportation

A woman who spoke out to <i>The Independent</i> about Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre just days ago has narrowly avoided deportation following an …

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

This French Onion Soup Is the Reason Slow Cookers Exist

<b>Season the onions.</b> Place the onions in a 5-quart or larger slow cooker. Stir in the butter, oil, salt, and a generous amount of pepper.<p><b>Cook on LOW</b> …

Recipes

In praise of video game castles

In a certain phase of my childhood I lived for castles. My sacred texts were the stories of King Arthur and Robin Hood; my toyboxes were filled with …

Castles

Britain’s imperial fantasies have given us Brexit | Gary Younge

As Theresa May is discovering, the UK’s overblown sense of its place in the world has led to overplaying our hand with the EU<p>In his recent book Behind Diplomatic Lines, Patrick Wright, a former head of the UK diplomatic service, provides an illuminating account of Margaret Thatcher’s worldview. The …

Great Britain

Motion Design & Illustration: A Dream Within a Dream

I have recently watched Blade Runner 2049 and woah! It was such an incredible film to watch. Every single frame pays an homage to the original …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

A flight attendant says 'nobody cares' if you actually turn off your phone on a plane

There's something intriguing about the life of airline crew members. Maybe it's the pristine uniform, the jet-setting lifestyle, or the secret codes …

6 myths about equal pay - and the comebacks you need to shoot them down

Every time there is media coverage of the gender pay gap or unequal pay, we hear some of the same myths repeated. The row at the BBC, in the wake of China editor Carrie Gracie's resignation, is just the latest example, and has seen fierce debates over equal pay spring up all over Britain - and the …

European Parliament chief trolls UK with offer of blue passports

The European Parliament’s chief Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt has openly mocked the UK’s decision to bring back blue passports.<p>On Saturday night …