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Be honest: you don't care if your pretty dress was made by child slaves

Yes, you care about children working in vile conditions. But you won't turn down a bargain<p>Slavery. It’s terrible, isn’t it? No doubt about it. Absolutely. It’s wrong and it shouldn’t happen and we should fight to end it wherever it exists in the world.<p>Oh, but look at this gorgeous dress I’ve just …

We could end famine if we cut food waste by a quarter – so why don’t we?

As Miss Piggy once sagely advised: “Never eat more than you can lift.” The trouble is that we seem to buy food as though we intend to do just this and as a result a huge amount goes to waste.<p>According to the UN, developed countries throw away around 30-40% of all food purchased. And if food waste …

Agriculture

Why is the Home Office giving in to illiberal youth by banning rappers like Tyler, The Creator?

In a 2012 interview on <i>Newsnight</i>, foul-mouthed LA rapper Tyler, The Creator told a churlish Stephen Smith that the point of his music was to ‘piss old white people off like you’. Now, the old white people at the Home Office seem to have proved him right, by banning the rapper – real name Tyler …

Bruno Mars

Stop Bribery by Legalizing It

The first step toward getting rid of bribery may be to legalize it. Romania could soon try that controversial approach with its underfunded health …

Africa

The Problem With Ladies-Only Rail Carriages

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at HistoryToday.com.</i><p>In 1977 British Railways abolished a …

Trains
Pets

Calling Out Racism is Love Speech, Not Hate Speech

On August 18th, Chicago Theological Seminary posted "If you don't think racism exists, you're white" on social media. After two weeks of wide engagement, the statistics were amazing. Over 200,000 people were reached. Over 16,000 people engaged with this internet post (meme) with either likes, …

Social Media

Why you can't judge a flight attendant by her BMI

I don’t know what you do for a living, but imagine if I told you I needed your Body Mass Index, or BMI, to decide whether or not you were fit to do …

New York Times

What makes a hero

<b>(CNN) —</b> They were on a packed train heading for Paris when gunshots rang out. Moments later, a shirtless Ayoub El Khazzani entered the train car with multiple weapons. Mark Moogalian, a 51-year-old American and author and teacher, moved on instinct "to protect his wife" and lunged.<p>Meanwhile, Alek …

U.S. Air Force

When Art Is an Immigration Issue

The rapper Tyler, the Creator’s words, not his actions, have gotten him banned from the U.K.<p>Someone employed by the U.K.’s immigration authority has, very clearly, had Tyler, the Creator’s music on repeat. When the 24-year-old rapper was stopped while trying to cross from Calais to Dover last …

Snoop Dogg

Writer Creates “Color Thesaurus” To Help You Correctly Name Any Color Imaginable

Ingrid Sundberg, a writer and children’s book illustrator, created a very useful infographic chart for anyone struggling with color names. The writer …

Engagement Rings

The First 5s With iPads

The First 5 Hours<p>One of the great benefits of iPads is the immediate access to a camera and microphone. On that first day of school, consider the …

The Best iPad Apps to Use with SAMR Model