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Google cancels 'anti-discrimination' meeting amid safety fears

Google has cancelled a company-wide "anti-discrimination" meeting called to address the sexism row that erupted when an employee published a 10-page letter about gender differences amid fears for its employees' safety.<p>The search giant called the meeting for staff to discuss discrimination at the …

Gender

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

Don't Feed the Bears: Ethics in Wildlife Photography and Filmmaking

Wildlife photographer weighs in on the dos and don'ts of his profession.<p>Photography sure ain't what it used to be.<p><b>Not that that's a bad thing. Today's improved access to the world and ever-changing technology allows image-makers to reveal the invisible, to capture more intricate detail and more</b> …

15 Whimsically Surreal GIFs To Get Lost In

These amazing GIFs, created by artist Romain Laurent, will definitely bring a smile to your face.

GIF Animations

Sylvester Stallone: in his own words

Sylvester Stallone has been many things over an illustrious career: a fighter, a soldier, at one point a football-playing prisoner-of-war escapee. …

The Huffington Post

Inside Flipboard / December 17, 2013<p>It’s fascinating to watch the young Huffington Post, like Alexander the Great, slowly conquer the world. First it …

Our Review Of The Year boasted 25 different features on 2013's filmic offerings - but which one did you enjoy most? Viral videos? WTF moments? Unsung heroes? Catch up on what you missed (http://www.empireonline.com/features/reviewoftheyear2013/) and let us know below...

The only way to enjoy New Year's Eve is to dread it

No festival is as depressing as New Year's Eve. For the contemplation of impending mortality it beats even birthdays, in part because unlike birthdays it is not about you, and therefore serves as a noisy reminder of the ineluctable passage of time without any of the potential for egocentricity. …

Christmas pets – readers' photos

We asked you to share photos of your pets getting into the Christmas spirit. Here's a selection of our favourite festive cats and dogs (and a hamster). Share your photos and see more on on GuardianWitness

Warming winter drinks from around the world

Nothing tugs my gastronomic heart strings like sweetly spiced wine – that aromatic combination of cinnamon, star anise and oranges wafting through the house, then taking those first, warming sweet sips. It would be fair to say I've become a bit obsessed, and I thought I'd try variations from around …

15 Inspiring Image Collections from 2013

Photography

Stunning Winter Macro Photo Idea & How To Do It!

Darts, apparently, is a sport. Except it’s not. To be a darts player, all you must have is a nickname that in no way reflects what you are, like …

Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some …