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Streets are alive with the sound of children playing

Dozens of roads are now being closed to traffic for up to three hours a week as part of a nationwide drive to bring back 'play streets'<p>It is an image which appears to belong to a bygone era: young children playing together in streets free from traffic. But this is not the 1930s, this is modern …

A working-class hero is something to be … but not in Britain's posh culture

Last week the actor Stephen McGann spoke out about how difficult it is for young people from working-class backgrounds to enter his profession. "Opportunities are closing down," he said in an interview with the <i>Independent</i>. "If you're a messy kid from a council estate today, I think the chances of …

“Royals” would never be “Royals” without the finger snaps

<i>In Hear This,</i> A.V. Club <i>writers sing the praises of songs they know well—some inspired by a weekly theme and some not, but always songs worth hearing.</i> …

If You Are A 20-Something Woman, Chances Are Your Friday Night Looks A Lot Like This

The weekend is approaching. You are a 20-something girl. What are you going to do?<p>Let's get real, you will probably do exactly this -- Text all your friends and be disappointed that they're either busy with a Tinder date, or cheap take-out. But then be secretly excited to stay in with your ice …

15 Foods With Unreasonably High Beauty Standards

Guys, it's time we had a talk about a major problem facing our food. We're talking, of course, about the unrealistic beauty standards perpetrated by false advertising and too-good-to-be-true Pinterest recipes.<p>And it's not just affecting our burgers. Scroll down for 15 foods that also suffer from …

A trusting society: why children's affection for strangers is rooted in Rwanda's philosophy

What are male attitudes towards women and domestic violence in Rwanda, and how are they changing?<p>I was getting out of the car at Busanza Training Center run by Women for Women International (WfWI) on the outskirts of Kigali. Unbeknown to me, four-year old Mukahirwa - sitting in a verandah nearby - …

The golden age of female philosophy

Jonathan Wolff isn't the first person to be puzzled about why, though five quite well-known female philosophers emerged from Oxford soon after the war, few new ones are doing so today (How can we end the male domination of philosophy?, 26 November).<p>As a survivor from the wartime group, I can only …

9 Philosophies That Will Change The Way You Look At Life

Philosophy is often viewed as pointless to study in these modern times, due to the fact that a philosophy major is unlikely to lead to a secure and …

Time Travel

"Can I Touch It?” The Story Behind Endia Beal’s Hair-Raising Photo Series

They were the four words that changed everything: “Can I touch it?”<p>While studying for her MFA in photography at Yale University, artist Endia Beal …

North Carolina

Why I Don’t Believe In New Year’s Resolutions

We’re well into January now. All the celebrations and parties are over—but if you made any resolutions on or around the first of the year, those are …

Fitness