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Is Keira Knightley’s topless photoshoot the best form of protest?

<b>Keira Knightley has protested against airbrushing by posing topless in a magazine. Is this really the best way to go about protesting?</b><p><i>Sara, by email</i><p>For those who have missed this enormous international story of grave importance, Keira Knightley agreed to pose topless for the US magazine Interview …

Qardio Monitors Send Real-Time Stats to Your Doctor

For people with cardiovascular issues, keeping constant track of blood pressure and heart rates is a necessary but often cumbersome task.<p>Qardio, a …

The Awkward Art of Book Trailers

If you want to know what’s wrong with the modern book trailer, you might start by watching the one for Jonathan Franzen’s “Freedom.” Sitting at a table in front of several rows of bookshelves and looking directly into the camera, Franzen explains—in a tone that is polite but characteristically …

Pocket-sized flats provide a start for the young first-time buyer

Eight years ago, Marc Vlessing, a former investment banker, identified a growing number of people falling into the widening gap between social housing (ineligible) and home ownership (unaffordable). Some years later, politicians and others would catch up and nickname it the squeezed middle or …

Girls Kidnapped for Forced Marriage Suffer Rising Crime in India

Rupsona’s kidnappers struck at dusk, when most children in her village in eastern India were outside playing and their parents were resting after …

Obama Jabs Putin, Picks Openly Gay Delegates For Winter Olympics In Russia

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced his delegates to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. And, in what may be a thumb in the eye to Russian President Vladimir Putin over his crackdown on gay rights, two of Obama's delegates are openly gay.<p>Billie Jean King, the …