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Uber only has itself to blame for London license loss

The tech industry’s over-processed supply of irony might not be enough to service all the ramifications of Uber being stripped of its London license by the city’s transport regulator.<p>Uber advocates were immediately scrambling to bust out the reactionary clichés — painting the regulator as …

Uber

Basketball: Iranian women take part in competition after 38 years

The female basketball team of Islamic Republic of Iran is featuring in an international event for the first time in 38 years following a rule change …

Iranian

It’s lit! How film finally learned how to light black skin

In lighting, makeup and camera calibration, cinema has pandered to white skin for decades. Now, a new generation of film-makers are keen to ensure people of colour look as good on screen as they should<p>Insecure, the HBO series currently in its terrific second season (#TeamMolly), has been garnering …

Film (UK)

American Vandal review – Netflix sends itself up with a four-hour penis joke

The streaming channel parodies one of its most bankable genres, the true-crime doc, with an amateur investigator on the trail of a genital-obsessed street artist<p><b>What is it?</b> The moment that Netflix ate itself.<p><b>Why you’ll love it:</b> Here’s a theory: media outlets that are comfortable mocking themselves …

Netflix

To break our fast-fashion addiction, Greenpeace says we have to embrace “true materialism”

Clothes are cheaper and more disposable to shoppers than ever, and the environment is suffering for it. Between 2000 and 2014, global clothing production doubled, according to McKinsey, while the average amount consumers spent per item, and how long they kept it, both declined. Producing this much …

H&M

How to Create Customer Personas That Breathe Life Into Your Marketing

You can never know your audience too well.<p>In customer-based businesses, the "customer" is not just an abstract idea; they are living, breathing beings that come to the marketplace with all their "stuff". Understanding exactly who they are becomes imperative when discussing a marketing plan that …

Customer Experience

The Spicy-Hot Peanut Butter Your PB&J is Longing For

In the States, there are generally two peanut butter camps: sweetened, so it’s satiney like frosting, and unsweetened, so the natural oils slop and splash.<p>In Haiti, there’s another camp— spicy!—and it’s called mamba (the Creole word for peanut butter) and usually eaten with toast or cassava …

Recipes

25 Stylish Pairs Of Shoes That Basically Feel Like Slippers

Say goodbye to choosing between looking or feeling good.

Clothing

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings hasn't had an office since 2008, and is starting to not even need his laptop some days

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings runs one of the hottest companies in the world, which will spend $6 billion on TV shows and movies this year — but he doesn't even have his own office, and does most of his work using just a smartphone.<p>The reason isn't a nod toward egalitarianism, or a need to feel in the …

Netflix

The Underrecognized Victims of Trafficking: Deaf Women

As a “form of modern-day slavery,” human trafficking occurs when a person or group uses force or coercion to control unwilling victim(s) for the …

Slavery

Black buying power to hit $1.5 trillion, thanks to Black women

African-American media entities unite to bring awareness of black buying power to the mainstream.<p>According to a new Nielson report called …

Black Women

'Let Me Run' Program Gives Boys A Low-Pressure Running Outlet

Photo courtesy of Grant Armistead<p>Let Me Run Program Is Achieving Its Goals<p><b>Girls On the Run</b> now has its male counterpart.<p><b>Let Me Run</b> is a 501(c)(3) …

Women's Fitness

These vintage photos capture the lives of young Ethiopians in Addis Ababa 50 years ago

Three years ago, Philipp Schütz, a Swiss publisher and photographer based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, bought two books about Uganda by Dutch photographer, Andrea Stultiens.<p>The photography, a selection of curated images taken by Ugandan photographers, shows people going about their lives under …

Africa

Islamabad more popular than Ibiza among UK air travellers

Islamabad is one of a host of surprising destinations to be high on British travellers’ agendas, with the Pakistani capital more popular than Madrid, Ibiza and Berlin, according to new figures.<p>In figures released by Skyscanner, the flight comparison website, showing bookings made through the …

Manila

Why You're Turned Off When Someone Shows Too Much Interest

My father loves to tell me that, when it comes to relationships, I don't like people who like me. If I'm dating someone who is sweet and available, …

Relationships

We Can Totally Relate to Anthony Bourdain’s Travel Pet Peeve

Apparently even famous globetrotters hate airport security checkpoints.<p>Airport security is one of the most grueling parts of travel. With long lines, …

Anthony Bourdain

What does your face say about you?

According to a new study, men with wide faces have higher levels of testosterone and are therefore more likely to consider cheating on their partners and inhibit promiscuous ideals.<p>Researchers at Nipissing University, Ontario, interviewed 145 undergraduates in relationships about their sex lives, …

Psychology

Liverpool verdict - Join the club Jurgen because we're all sick of this

Different faces, same old depressing problems.<p>Liverpool crashed out of the Carabao Cup at the first hurdle as Jurgen Klopp was left with that sinking …

English Premier League

There is a way to prevent so many teenage girls being depressed – but no one wants to admit it

Even if it were possible, there is nothing on earth that would make me want to go back to being a teenage girl. My early twenties? Possibly. My …

Mental Health

Parsons Green: Does the UK’s sustained terror threat affect our psychology?

The mental health implications of living in the most sustained period of terrorist activity in England for 50 years.<p>On Friday morning, the fifth …

Parsons Green

The women who are autistic but don’t know it

If getting a diagnosis of autism is already tricky for men, it is even more difficult for women.<p>Let us call her Sophie. The description we will give …

Autism

4 Psychology Tricks to Boost E-Commerce Sales and Revenue

When it comes to your business, studies show that 90 percent of all purchasing decisions are made subconsciously.<p><i>By Jared Atchison, co-founder of WPForms.</i><p>The human mind works in mysterious ways and leads us to do things that are not always rational. When it comes to your business, studies show that …

Revenue

Chewy Fudge Brownies

<b>Meringue:</b> Prepare an 8- x 8-inch square pan with a sheet of parchment paper hanging over one set of opposite sides of the pan to form “handles” for …

Baking

Naby Keita produces brilliant assist for RB Leipzig - and then 'does a Mane' to get sent off

Liverpool fans could be forgiven for thinking they could do with Naby Keita right now.<p>The Guinea midfielder will move to Anfield from RB Leipzig next …

Soccer

England found wanting as the West Indies demonstrate their T20 class once again by winning in tough conditions

West Indies continued their Twenty20 stranglehold over England as they defied distinctly un-Caribbean conditions to seal a 21-run win in …

West Indies

Newcastle Falcons 7 Saracens 29: Liam Williams shines but empty seats in Philadelphia sees US clash fall flat

It was fitting that Saracens wing Chris Wyles opened the scoring in his side’s 29-7 win over Newcastle Falcons in Philadelphia as the former USA Eagles captain grew up just 60 miles from the City of Brotherly Love in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Quite the homecoming for the 230 club-cap veteran.<p>With …

Rugby Union

7 guaranteed ways to escape the friendzone

<b>We’ve all had good mates banished to the friendzone – whether or not you believe it.</b><p>And it can happen to the best of us.<p>Why you need to ditch the …

Relationships

Ryanair: 30,000 passengers have weekend plans wrecked after flight cancellations

Around 30,000 Ryanair passengers have had their weekend travel plans wrecked by short-notice flight cancellations.<p>The budget airline grounded 170 …

Airlines

#TravelTuesday – The Road to Ronda: Reverie and Snapshots of Southern Spain

<b>“I have sought everywhere the city of my dreams, and I have finally found it in Ronda. Nothing is more startling in Spain than this wild and</b> …

Spain

'America has done a terrible job of telling the truth about racism'

Acclaimed author and lawyer Bryan Stevenson on why a new museum in Montgomery, a key place in the slave trade, sets out the history of US racial inequality<p>If one set out to crown a symbolic epicenter for the 400-odd year odyssey of white supremacy in the US, they would be hard-pressed to do better …

Racism