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El asesino que se delató mientras la televisión le preguntaba por la víctima

Esta es la historia de un cúmulo de casualidades que ayudaron a resolver un asesinato que había llegado a un callejón sin salida. Un relato …

Las desigualdades de Twitter: el hombre blanco es el rey

Nuestra sociedad está llena de <b>desigualdades. Las más obvias, sujetas al género y la raza</b>, son el centro de diversos estudios y debates, puesto que …

Germany passes law against online hate speech

A woman called the police about her stalker 125 times. Then he stabbed her.

In 2009, Joseph Wills asked Helen Pearson on a date.<p>She declined.<p>Then the stalking began. Wills called Pearson over and over again. He sent her threatening letters (sample text: “I want to play a game … I want to see how you would cope if you were attacked … Would you fight back? Scream? Let the …

Crime

Retiran la custodia de sus hijos a los padres más odiados de Internet: abusaban de ellos con bromas para YouTube

Los youtubers Heather y Mike Martin de <i>DaddyOFive</i> han perdido la custodia de dos de sus hijos tras convertirse en los padres más odiados de Internet. …

La última resistencia: gente que jamás ha usado Facebook

No son héroes anti redes sociales ni bichos raros, simplemente no les apetece abrirse una cuenta. Hemos hablado con varios de ellos<p>Uno de los …

An NRA Employee Accidentally Shot Himself at the Organization's Headquarters

An employee of the National Firearms Museum, an institution overseen by the National Rifle Association, accidentally shot himself Thursday at the …

El Papa denuncia la doble vida de algunos católicos

"Cuántas veces hemos oído todos decir ‘si esa persona es católica, mejor ser ateo", ha señalado Francisco<p>El papa Francisco ha criticado esta mañana …

No more emails outside the office in France

From today, French workers are no longer obliged to check out-of-hours emails under a new employment law. Firms will now have to negotiate over the …

The Workplace

De la silicona a la inteligencia artificial: la fábrica donde se construyen las muñecas sexuales más humanas

"No se trata sólo de sexo".<p>El fundador de Abyss Creations, la empresa que fabrica las <i>Real Dolls</i>, muñecas de silicona de tamaño natural y gran realismo, me recibe en su oficina con una sonrisa.<p>Pequeñas figuras adornan sus estanterías y sirven para explicar cómo empezó la pasión que, con los años, …

‘Toy Smuggler’ Rami Adham Brings Smiles to Syria’s Children

HELSINKI — Miral Khalagi was just four years old when soldiers broke into her family's home.<p>The girl's father was tortured and killed while she watched, according to her grandfather. Then they took away her mother, who has not been seen since.<p>Now aged 6, Miral lives in a refugee camp in the Syrian …

Refugees

New York internet kiosks go offline after too many people use them for porn

New York's Wi-Fi kiosks seemed like a great idea at the time.<p>When they were introduced in February this year, they aimed to provide crucial power and …

Wi-Fi

Así funciona la piratería, el sangriento negocio de US$700 millones que afecta a la navegación mundial

"Lo primero que te preguntan es si tienes un AK-47 y si puedes nadar", advierte Ahmed Abdirizak.<p>Eso, dice, es lo que quieren las redes piratas de sus nuevos reclutas.<p>Ahmed está a la cabeza de la lucha contra la piratería en el norteño estado semiautónomo de Puntland, que cubre 1.400 kilometros de …

Fuera de ruta entre caníbales o esquimales

Los amish, los esquimales o los caníbales de Papúa Nueva Guinea. Conocer estas culturas es posible gracias a estos tours. Leer

Thousands protest same-sex marriage in Mexico

More than 50,000 people have joined demonstrations across Mexico protesting same-sex marriage, according to authorities. The president proposed …

Equality

Nudity and Facebook's censors have a long history

Social network’s deletion of Pulitzer-prize winning Vietnam photograph is just latest in a long list of controversies<p>Facebook deletes Norwegian PM’s post<p>Rows over what photographs Facebook will permit on its vast social network are nothing new: its no-nudity picture policy has caused controversy …

Censorship

This photographer's response to Brock Turner's release is eye-opening.

These photos are hard to look at — and that's the point. Warning: This story contains graphic images.

Secret codes and hidden symbols of Australian convict tattoos

Candace Suttonnews.com.au<p><b>IT WAS a time when Australia was one of the most tattooed nations in the world and the male female convicts arriving in the</b> …

Alfabeto racista mexicano (VIII)

Universal<p>“No, hombre, racismo, lo que se dice racismo, de ése no hay en México, mira nada más Estados Unidos, o Sudáfrica, o …”. Esta coartada que he …

Here's Why Facebook Removing That Vietnam War Photo Is So Important

Facebook is more than just a site where people share photos of their children or pets. It has become a crucial way in which hundreds of millions of …

Censorship

As women are fined for wearing headscarves, French activists push back on 'burkini' ban

French human rights campaigners have asked the country’s highest court to rule on the legality of the so-called burkini ban after a public outcry over police fining Muslim women wearing head scarves.<p>In one incident, police fined a woman wearing a traditional head scarf knotted at the nape of her …

French Riviera

Gais, quesadillas y la Iglesia mexicana

Los religiosos locales ponen en marcha una campaña de ocurrencias para argumentar contra el matrimonio homosexual<p>Psicología, anatomía, gastronomía y …

Between Machismo and Matriarchy - Lucky Peach

<b>As the second</b> shift of cooks file into the kitchen, each greets the chef before making the rounds to other staff members, kissing cheeks, giving warm …

French teen live-streams her suicide on Periscope

The suicide of a teenager in France that was allegedly live-streamed via the popular app Periscope this week has shone a spotlight on the harsh realities of real-time video technologies.<p>French authorities have opened an investigation into the suicide. The local prosecutor said Wednesday the young …

Social Media

Could children one day sue parents for posting baby pics on Facebook?

Pictures once kept hidden in family photo albums are now being shared with the world, and children may not appreciate it in the future<p>That photo of your toddler running around in a nappy or having a temper tantrum? Think before you post it on Facebook. That’s the advice from French authorities, …

Parenting

¿Disminuirá la violencia contra las mujeres en México?

Miles de mujeres a marcharon por las calles de México con el lema “Vivas nos queremos”<p>MÉXICO – El camino es largo y con pasos tan lentos que parecerá …

México sepulta a “niña de la maleta”, a un año nadie reclama su cuerpo

Su cuerpo fue abandonado en una maleta en una calle de la Ciudad de México, el caso está rodeado de muchas incógnitas<p>México despide este lunes a la …

In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag wrote in her seminal 1977 book “On Photography.” This was something I thought about when I recently read that Google was making its one-hundred-and-forty-nine-dollar photo-editing suite, the Google Nik Collection, free. This …

Photography