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Boyan Slat

Boyan Slat (27 July 1994) is a Dutch inventor and entrepreneur who creates technologies to solve societal problems. He is the founder and CEO of The …

Feminism Isn't a Fad

Last year, feminism went viral. It swept social media, and from Facebook to Twitter, women's rights was trending. Girls around the globe felt a call to identify themselves as strong, proud and independent females. Statuses and hashtags, photographs and microblogs became a means to spread the word …

Why Are We Still Asking if a Dying Woman Should Be Able to Get an Abortion to Save Her Life?

A recent analysis of abortion attitudes by the <i>New York Times</i> came to the right conclusion: The divide on how Americans feel about abortion is much smaller than partisan politics would have us believe.<p>But there's a bigger idea that the piece in the Times -- and the poll it relies on -- missed: All …

Feminism

Marvel doesn’t seem excited about female superhero movies: “Very bad idea and the end result was very, very bad”

Fans aren’t happy about what an email between Marvel and SONY CEOs suggests about future films<p>The latest damning discovery from WikiLeaks' trove of leaked Sony emails proves what we have all long assumed: Marvel has no interest in female-led superhero films. Recently, ONTD discovered a …

Hillary Clinton is not 'calculating' or risk-averse. I watched her take a huge gamble -- and it paid off.

As our plane descended into Beijing in the middle of a late summer night in 1995, first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton was waiting to see the final version of the next day’s speech. She had been invited by the United Nations secretary general to deliver the keynote address to the U.N. Fourth World …

Human Rights

Hillary Clinton Channels Obama in Thunderous First 2016 Speech

Before a friendly audience in Manhattan on Thursday, Clinton took a page from the president’s speech playbook, placing her candidacy within women’s …

Jada Pinkett Smith Wants Hillary Clinton to Directly Address the Concerns of Black Women

Actress and director Jada Pinkett Smith posted what she hopes will be a conversation starter about “Race vs. Gender” as it relates to the …

Women of Color

Meet The Student Tackling Gender Inequality In The Pakistani Community

Gender inequality is an issue that has sprung to the forefront of social activism over the past few months, but the current representation of …

Top 10 Female Filmmakers

The disparity between men and women filmmakers is an unfortunate truth in Hollywood. According to the Center for the Study of Women in Film & …

18 Weird and Crazy Facts About Germany

<i>By Barbara Woolsey</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Germany has a reputation for being a straight-laced, by-the-books country -- but plenty of weirdness bubbles just below the surface. Honestly, "Sprockets" isn't that far-fetched. As it turns out, there's more than enough weird and wacky going down between the …

The 10 Best Budget Hotels Around The World, According To TripAdvisor

Let's face it: We all have places on our budget bucket list, lists of vacations we need to take for only $100 per night and dream trips you can actually afford.<p>But when your responsible, budgeting self can't stand the thought of another night in a hostel, it's time to upgrade to a budget hotel. …

30 Pieces Of The Berlin Wall Spread Out All Over The World

This Sunday, Germany will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To mark the event, Reuters photographers around the world captured images of segments of the wall, which are kept as monuments in countries from Taiwan to South Africa and Guatemala. People walk by these every …

Germany

California becomes first U.S. state to ban plastic grocery bags | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Single-use plastic bags are set to disappear from California grocery stores over the next two years under a first-in-the-nation state law signed on Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, despite opposition from bag manufacturers.<p>California Governor Jerry Brown …

India hails first transgender newsreader after law recognises third sex

Padmini Prakash has become India's first transgender newsreader, after India's Supreme Court recognised transgenders as third sex<p>A 31-year-old transgender woman who was abandoned by her family at 15 has been hired to anchor an Indian television channel's headline news show after winning plaudits …

Pope Francis denounces perversion of religion

Pope Francis spoke out Sunday against the perversion, distortion and exploitation of religion to justify violence as he visited Albania.<p>"Let no one use God as a shield while planning and carrying out acts of violence and oppression," the pontiff said in an address to Albanian President Bujar …

Mexican Woman Leandra Becerra Lumbreras Becomes World's Oldest Person

Feliz cumpleaños, Leandra Becerra Lumbreras.<p>The Mexican woman thought to be the oldest person in the world reportedly turned 127 on Sunday, according to the Metro.<p>Lumbreras says she was born on Aug. 31, 1887.<p>Her family said her secrets to longevity are eating chocolate, sleeping a lot and not …

Texas Church Becomes Oasis for Central American Migrants, Their Children

Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen has aided more than 5,000 migrants this summer.<p>McALLEN, Texas—They come in pairs, worn-out migrants carrying—or, in some cases being led by—children who range in age from infants to teenagers. Many of the adults weep openly when the doors to the parish hall …

University President Cuts $90K From Salary So Campus Employees Can Make Living Wage

An interim university president decided to forego $90,000 of his salary so that his school’s lowest-paid employees could earn a living wage.<p>Raymond …