Paola Marchena

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A school for grandmothers in India is fighting an invisible illiteracy problem

India has not been a good mother to its girls—but one small village is trying to make amends to its grandmothers.<p>The country has long been a hotbed for sex-selective abortion—specifically female foeticide. Fewer girls than boys are enrolled in school. The male literacy rate was 83% while women …

David Bowie y los nombres de su historia

Cincuenta años en el negocio musical lo relacionaron con un sin fin de músicos y productores que podrán decir, siempre, que trabajaron con David …

32 países usan FinFisher para espiar a sus ciudadanos, incluyendo España, México y Venezuela

Según el reporte más reciente de CitizenLab, el uso del software espía FinFisher se encuentra en crecimiento en todo el mundo.<p>Hace algunos días, …

"El Chapo" Guzmán pasó de ser rey narco a rey del marketing

Los productos de Joaquín Guzmán, se venden como pan caliente en México; remeras, gorras, bufandas, piñatas, entre otros objetos causan furor en el …

How Taylor Swift Reversed Female Opinion To Become The Most Famous Pop Star In The World

In 2013 Swift was a regular fixture on "Most Hated Celebrities" lists. Then came a carefully strategised comeback in 2014 – and with it, a transformation in public opinion beyond all recognition.<p>After Taylor Swift’s relationship with Harry Styles ended in 2013, she received so much daily abuse she …

Cómo Shazam predijo que Adele rompería todos los récords

Estuvo en silencio por casi cuatro años y, de repente, discretamente, dijo "Hola", con un video de 30 segundos en el que no aparecía ella ni su nombre; ningún comentario ni información adicional.<p>Una semana más tarde, llegó a los estudios de la BBC diciendo: "¡Estoy tan nerviosa que me siento mal!". …

7 preguntas para entender qué es Estado Islámico y de dónde surgió

Las explosiones que tuvieron lugar este martes en Bruselas volvieron a poner el foco sobre el grupo autodenominado Estado Islámico.<p>De acuerdo con un sitio web vinculado a la organización radical, sus "combatientes" llevaron a cabo los ataques en el aeropuerto de Zaventem y en la estación de metro …

Privacy is starting to seem like a very 20th-century anomaly | David Shariatmadari

For most of human history, people lived with little or no expectation of a private life. So the new normal, where everyone knows your business, is perhaps not so new – but the golden age of privacy afforded us some important things<p>Medieval villagers couldn’t afford to be too proud. In Montaillou, …

Escasez: cómo funcionan nuestros cerebros cuando hay recursos limitados

En contextos de carencia, la mente humana funciona de manera muy particular.<p>Durante mucho tiempo, <b>los científicos sociales han intentado entender lo</b> …

Video: In fashion, cultural appropriation is either very wrong or very right

Sometime during the early 2000s, big, gold, “door-knocker” hoop earrings started to appeal to me, after I’d admired them on girls at school. It didn’t faze me that most of the girls who wore these earrings at my high school in St. Louis were black, unlike me. And while it certainly may have …

Cultural Appropriation

Photos: “Divorce selfies” are catching on, and for good reason

Life is better when you’re one half of a couple, according to countless fairytale romances, psychological studies, and mothers who are worried about their daughters’ ticking clocks.<p>By the same Disney-inspired convention, divorce is often seen as a sign of great unhappiness and acrimony. Nobody says …

Divorce

Hillary Clinton Hires Senior Adviser To Harry Reid As Hispanic Media Director

Jorge Silva is leaving Harry Reid's staff, where he served as senior advisor for Hispanic media, to join the Clinton campaign to run Latino media, the campaign confirms.<p>Hillary Clinton has hired an experienced operative to lead Hispanic media for her campaign, adding Harry Reid's senior adviser for …

How the way you type can shatter anonymity—even on Tor

Researchers perfect technique that profiles people based on unique keystroke traits.<p>Security researchers have refined a long-theoretical profiling …

Privacy

How Cuba is using capitalism to save socialism

<i>This is the second in a series of four dispatches this week on the US-Cuba opening. Read the first here.</i><p>HAVANA, CUBA—If you are fantasizing about your first trip to Cuba, that fantasy presumably includes cruising down the Malecón, Havana’s seaside promenade, in an open-topped 1957 Chevrolet …

Cuba

El Chapo y Pablo Escobar: Similitudes y diferencias entre los dos capos

Dos capos, dos países, dos épocas distintas. Y una clara similitud: el <b>dinero suficiente para comprar y corromper a todo el que sea necesario</b> –sin …

No One Knows Just How Many Venezuelans Are Being Killed As Murder Rate Spirals

Crime is so out of control in Venezuela the government no longer reveals the official death toll, while police officers are increasingly being targeted. Karla Zabludovsky goes out on patrol in Caracas.<p>CARACAS, Venezuela — A group of young crime reporters stood in a circle outside the Bello Monte …

Here’s How The Feds Say The Alleged FIFA Bribery Schemes Worked

The U.S. Justice Department is alleging massive corruption by officials associated with international soccer’s governing body. Here’s how the indictment says things went down.<p>The U.S. Department of Justice announced more than a dozen indictments and guilty pleas in connection with an investigation …

Here's Hillary Clinton In A 1978 Bill Clinton Campaign Ad

"Sometimes people ask me what it's like being married to Bill..."<p>When Bill Clinton first ran for Governor of Arkansas in 1978, his campaign ran a 5-minute infomercial -- obtained by BuzzFeed News from the archives at the University of Arkansas -- that includes some early footage of Hillary Clinton …

Email Shows How Google Gets Things Done In Washington

Days after a damaging Wall Street Journal article, a Google lobbyist in Washington pushed the FTC to issue a statement that would help clear the air. The statement came soon after.<p>On the evening of March 23, Johanna Shelton, a senior lobbyist at Google, emailed an official at the Federal Trade …

The King of Bullsh*t News

How a small British news agency and its founder fill your Facebook feed with stories that are wonderful, wacky – and often wrong.<p>Last November, within a few hours of each other, some of the planet’s biggest news websites published an irresistible story. An attractive Argentinian teacher called …

Why I'm Earnestly Thankful For Hipsters*

C'mon, it's not all bad tattoos and jeggings.<p>It's become something of a national pastime to make fun of hipsters. Even for hipsters. Has there ever been a group so ill defined yet so maligned in American history? Some critics have even called them the "dead end of Western Civilization." But for all …

31 Times Celebrities Gave The Best Damn Responses To Sexist Questions

"I'm not bossy, I'm the boss."

De cómo yihadistas conquistan a jóvenes | DW | 15.01.2015

“Te dicen que formarás parte de una familia y, si te unes a la Guerra Santa, te prometen el paraíso”, dice Steffi, de 25 años de edad, que estuvo …

Spock's Advice To A Teenage Girl Will Make You Cry

In 1968, Leonard Nimoy was moved by a girl's difficulty fitting in, so he wrote to her about how Spock overcame prejudice.<p>The following appeared in a 1968 issue of a teen magazine called <i>Fave</i>. The magazine had apparently published a letter addressed to Spock the month before, written by a mixed-race …

Una guía ofrece 101 consejos para ahorrar

BARCELONA (Redacción.) - El libro <b>Ahorradoras</b> (Grijalbo), de <b>María Pilar Amela Gasulla</b>, aparece en el momento propicio, con la crisis económica todavía …

Amy Poehler And Tina Fey Made The Perfect George Clooney Joke

While pointing out how badass his wife is. Definitely the best joke of the night.

"The Simpsons" Paid Tribute To Charlie Hebdo By Showing "Je Suis Charlie" During An Episode

It was shown right towards the end of a new episode, in a short two-second clip. Update: Showrunner Al Jean told BuzzFeed News that "our staff can do amazing things on short notice."

Obama Calls For New Hacking And Privacy Laws, Hackers Keep Hacking

On Monday President Obama outlined a proposal for stricter laws on how companies should respond to hacking. At the same time, hackers gained access to two high-profile U.S. government social media accounts.<p>President Obama announced his support for new rules on hacking and privacy today, previewing …

Woody Allen Is Directing His First TV Show For Amazon

Despite sexual assault allegations against him resurfacing last year, Allen has another new project in the works.<p>Woody Allen is going to write and direct his first television show for Amazon, the studio announced Tuesday morning. The half-hour show has already received a full season order and will …