Deniz Dogan

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What I've Learned From A.D.D

When I discovered that I had attention deficit disorder (ADD) some years ago, it was one of the great "Aha!" experiences of my life. Suddenly so many …

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect tells London mothers to stop driving

Leaders of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect in north London have said children who are driven to school by their mothers will be turned away at the school gates.<p>Rabbis from the marginal Hasidic sect Belz have told women in Stamford Hill who drive that they go against “the traditional rules of modesty …

Religion

Presenting Salma Hayek eating crickets – the grossest video to hit the net

Cricket eating #oaxaca#samihayek@hayekstudio<p>A post shared by Salma Hayek Pinault (@salmahayek) on Apr 18, 2015 at 2:06pm PDT<p><b>She is considered one of</b> …

Salma Hayek

Two Indian girls made a powerful rap video attacking rape attitudes in their country

Two Indian girls have made a powerful rap video attacking their country’s ‘rampant misogyny’ and attitude to sexual violence.<p>Uppekha Jain and …

Vultures

Did someone just fart in front of the Duchess of Cambridge?

<b>Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge took part in the St Patrick’s Day parade today, however the pomp of the day was seemingly put aside for a</b> …

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Isis commander is being mocked because he looks like a kebab

For people who make their name spreading terror and misery, Isis sure know how to mess things up in the costume department.<p>Feared Isis commander Abu …

Raqqa

This restaurant prank is unbelievably mean (but also genius)

<b>At first glance, this four dollar tip left at a restaurant in America seems pretty generous.</b><p>But the reality of the gesture is actually extremely …

Greek Philosophy

<i>Who are we? How can we be happy? Does the universe have a purpose?</i> Greek philosophers approached the big questions of life sometimes in a genuine …

Sappho of Lesbos

Sappho of Lesbos (c. 620-570 BCE) was a lyric poet whose work was so popular in ancient Greece, and beyond, that she was honored in statuary and …

Ancient History

Ten Noble and Notorious Women of Ancient Greece

There were, no doubt, many notable women in ancient Greece, but history books are usually silent on female accomplishments. According to the …

Beauty in Ancient Greek Sculpture – Ancient History et cetera

Greek sculpture from 800 to 300 BCE took early inspiration from Egyptian and Near Eastern monumental art, and over centuries evolved into a uniquely …

Father who kidnapped his gay son and tried to drive him to their native Lebanon so he could marry him off and 'cure' his homosexuality is fined £1,000

• <b>Nasser El-A, 18, came out as gay to his family when he was 15 years old</b>• <b><br>Teenager, from Berlin, was violently abused by his strict Muslim relatives</b>• <b><br>His</b> …

Young couple die frozen in each other's arms after parking their car on a slab of ice that was overhanging a river but collapsed under the weight

• <b>Bodies frozen together were still hugging when pulled from icy water</b>• <b><br>Couple had been on way to see friend when the car went onto ice</b>• <b><br>Weight of vehicle</b> …

How one mother's heroism saved her children's lives... but ruined her marriage: Brave mom who stopped runaway SUV with her OWN BODY tells her remarkable story 11 years on - and how she will never walk again

• <b>In 1999, Joy Veron, now 46, saved her children by throwing herself beneath the wheels of a SUV that was rolling towards a cliff with them inside</b>• <b><br>She</b> …

People who wear glasses ARE more intelligent, says science

We knew it (because, y’know, we’re smart like that).<p>People who wear glasses really are more intelligent. Science says so.<p>A new study by researchers …

High School

From Pussy Galore to Xenia Onatopp: 37 Bond girls ranked from best to worst

‘The name is Bond… James Bond.’<p>Oh, shove off Bond – no one’s interested in you, really. The reason why 007 has stood the test of time so well is that …

Short Hair

Vibrant pictures capture America’s first Indian lesbian wedding

These vibrant and intimate photographs capture the first Indian lesbian wedding to have taken place in America. And they are truly beautiful.<p>The …

Weddings

17 terrifying truths you’ll only understand if you’ve had a baby

We know millions of women do it every day. We know it’s totally normal. But we’re still allowed to give vaginal childbirth (some C-births will relate …

Bride abandons wedding after groom can't solve arithmetic problem

An Indian bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple mathematics problem, police said on Friday.<p>The bride tested the groom on his math skills and when he got the sum wrong, she walked out.<p>The question she asked: how much is 15 plus six?<p>His reply: 17.<p>The …

Weddings

British teenage girl charged with trying to join Kurdish forces fighting Isis

A teenager from London, who was allegedly trying to join a Kurdish military women’s unit fighting Isis in Syria, has been charged with a terrorist offence.<p>Shilan Ozcelik, who is of Kurdish descent, was arrested earlier this year at Stansted airport. She is believed to be the first British citizen …

The Greek election: why I went home to vote for the first time

This January was the first time I voted in a Greek general election. I was born in Greece, in 1971, and grew up on the small island of Mykonos, moving to London in the 1990s. I had never before felt the urge to drop everything and travel back for an election. This time was different. The landscape …

Europe

Athletes killed in helicopter crash touched many lives, says French president - video

French president Francois Hollande remembers the three French sports stars who were killed in a helicopter crash in Argentina during the filming of a reality TV show. Champion sailor Florence Arthaud, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Camille Muffat and Olympic boxer Alexis Vastine were among 10 people …

France

Lebanese TV presenter cuts short interview with Islamist scholar

Rima Karaki tells London-based Sheikh Hani Al-Siba’i: ‘In this studio, I run the show,’ during tense exchange on al-Jadeed TV about Islamic State<p>A video has gone viral of a Lebanese television presenter who cut short an interview with a London-based Islamist scholar after he told her to “shut …

Lebanon

Lebanese TV host Rima Karaki: I don’t feel like a hero, it was self-respect

In Guardian interview, al-Jadeed presenter who cut off Islamist guest says she had a duty to stand up for herself<p>When Rima Karaki cut off the mic after her guest, Hani Sibai, an Islamist sheikh, ordered her to “be silent”, little did she expect it would become a viral video sensation in Lebanon and …

This is the perfect time to go to bed, according to a sleep expert

The perfect time to go to bed has been revealed, and it’s at moments like this we should thank our lucky stars catch up TV exists.<p>Because, if you …

The Walking Dead

A new habitable planet is discovered… and it’s only 20.5 light years away

Throw away your hybrid cars, stop recycling and waste more food…we now have an ‘habitable planet’ we can move to and abuse.<p>Admittedly, it is 20.5 …

University of London

The real reasons that Turkey bans strikes

The Turkish government’s decision last month to ban a metalworkers’ strike on the grounds that it endangered national security is part of an familiar …

National Security

The human cost of the Israel-Gaza conflict – in pictures

Middle East and North Africa,Gaza,Arab and Middle East unrest,Palestinian territories

Al-Qaida planning kamikaze attacks on ships in Mediterranean, cables claim

Photograph: Rex<p>Samantha Lewthwaite, who was married to the London 7/7 bomber Germaine Lindsay, appears in South African intelligence documents.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/25/1424889268503/0f3e92cd-571b-444d-b361-e956c8cc6270-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

South Africa

Chile's president 'overcome by emotion' after ill girl, 14, makes euthanasia plea

Chile’s government has said it cannot grant an ailing 14-year-old girl’s request on social media to let her “sleep forever” and has said she and her family are being offered help with counselling and medical treatment.<p>Valentina Maureira, who has cystic fibrosis, posted a YouTube video shot from …

Empathy