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How Britain got a sexual education

A Wellcome Collection exhibition on 100 years of sexology shows how the scandalous gradually becomes mainstream<p>'Go back to your own country and preach your dirty methods there. Decent English people are disgusted at your filthy suggestions … Sexual gratification is not the only thing that makes …

The Fearless Campaigner Whose Islamic Faith Spurs Her To Break The Brutal Cycle Of FGM

<i>Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is running its Beyond Belief series, chronicling the remarkable lives of Britons who've taken on their</i> …

Berlin Wall anniversary: photographs from the symbolic rise and fall of the Iron Curtain - Telegraph

The Man Who Disobeyed His Boss And Opened The Berlin Wall

To many Germans, Harald Jaeger is the man who opened the Berlin Wall.<p>It's a legacy that still makes the former East German border officer uncomfortable 25 years after he defied his superiors' orders and let thousands of East Berliners pour across his checkpoint into the West.<p>"I didn't open the …

Average Heel Heights Across The U.S.

The only sane women in the United States live in Nebraska, Kansas, and Maine. How do I know? These are the states where women buy the shortest heels–under 1.97 inches on average.<p>The rest of you are totally crazy. Big data doesn’t lie.<p>The rest of you are totally crazy. It’s true. Big data doesn’t …

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

The Most Memorable Ads of the 2014 Campaign

Elections<p>Political advertising is a mainstay of American politics. And no political season is complete without instances of the outrageous, offensive, poignant, and funny images that flash across the television screen trying to elect politicians.<p>This year is no exception. While hundreds of …

Robyn, Avicii, more are getting their own Swedish postage stamps

Sending letters is about to get much more exciting: Max Martin, First Aid Kit, Robyn, Avicii, and Seinabo Sey will be the new faces of Sweden’s …

World War One: Football's fallen heroes - CNN.com

Clapton Orient, based in east London, were the first English club to sign up to the Footballers Battalion. Three of their members, Richard McFadden, William Jonas and George Scott lost their lives at the Battle of the Somme in 1916.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Clapton Orient<p>Fooball and the Great War<p>Mystery box<p>The …

We listen to sad music to feel nostalgic

If sadness is an unpleasant emotion, then why are we at times so drawn to sad music? By <b>Dan Ruderman</b><p>In a recent study Liila Taruffi and Stefan Koelsch …

This Laser Can Create 3D Holograms In The Daylight

If you've seen "Star Wars," chances are you've seen the futuristic hologram projectors that create three-dimensional images in the air.<p>While we're still far from seeing a person projected onto thin air, a new holographic display from Japanese firm Aerial Burton is getting closer, according to …

3D Scanners