David Adams

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Medical Lawsuit: Stop Wrecking Babies' Genitals

A landmark legal case may finally put a stop to almost half a century of bizarre medical procedures in the United States, where children's genitals …

LGBTQI

Same-Sex Marriage: First the Supreme Court Has to Decide What to Decide

The Supreme Court has two extremely important cases before it on same-sex marriage, and I don't have a clue what it's going to do. Despite what a horde of commentators might have you believe, they don't know either. However it all comes out, we can be pretty sure that the Court is going to make …

How To Tie A Bow Tie - The Fox Is Black

I thought since the work week is getting started it would be nice to have a refresher course on an important topic: how to tie a bow tie. This video …

Nordahl Grieg High School / LINK arkitektur

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Link Arkitektur AS has a long tradition in designing school projects.<p>The project Nordahl Grieg high …

Architecture

RT @wbstudiotour: During their visit @ClarenceHouse took part in a Special Effects wand demo in Diagon Alley #RoyalVisitHogwarts http://t.c…

Whataburger spicy ketchup and mustard soon to hit supermarket shelves

Bolstered by the hype generated for its spicy ketchup, Whataburger has decided to start bottling the stuff. The burger chain will partner with HEB …

Lady Thatcher adored her grandchildren, telling a magazine interviewer in the late 90s that her greatest delight was "when my daughter-in-law sends me photographs of the grandchildren. Apart from seeing them in the flesh, that is the greatest pleasure I have in the whole year, far exceeding everything else." Amanda Thatcher is now studying at the University of Richmond in Virginia; her school reports show she was a talented sportswoman, excelling in athletics, and was voted "most likely to change the world" by her high school peers. Read more: http://gu.com/p/3f7tt?CMP=SOCNETTXT6966 Margaret Thatcher's grandchildren: 'modest, humble, kind' http://gu.com/p/3f78e?CMP=SOCNETTXT6966 + passnotes on 'Who is Amanda Thatcher?' http://gu.com/p/3f7jh?CMP=NECNETTXT766 Follow the news as it comes in on picture desk live: http://gu.com/p/3f7bk?CMP=SOCNETTXT6965 Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

New Zealand's parliament has voted in favour of allowing same-sex marriage, prompting cheers, applause and the singing of a traditional Maori celebratory song from the public gallery. Seventy-seven of 121 members voted in favour of amending the 1955 Marriage Act to allow same-sex couples to wed, making New Zealand the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to do so. http://gu.com/p/3f7t7?CMP=SOCNETTXT6966 + video http://gu.com/p/3f7zg?CMP=SOCNETTXT6965 Photograph: AFP/Getty

Time Travel London: Return Of The Crystal Palace

Fancy meddling with time and space? We recently asked you to merge the past, present and future of our city in imaginative ways. It could be a …

For Whom The Bell (Didn't) Toll: The Silencing Of Big Ben

The news that Big Ben would be silenced for the duration of Baroness Thatcher's funeral today prompted us to examine the other occasions when …

Why Are There Buttons On Tube Train Doors?

We've all seen the hapless tube newbies ("Tubies", as they shall henceforth be called) hammering away at the 'open' button on a train, blissfully …

Children and young people in the UK are facing a bleaker future under the coalition government than they did under Labour, according to children's charity Unicef. In what amounts to a direct challenge to the government's austerity agenda and widespread tightening of access to benefits, Unicef ranks the UK 16th out of 29 developed countries for overall wellbeing. For the full story: http://gu.com/p/3f2md/tw?CMP=SOCNETTXT6966 Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Burgertown, USA

It's a busy day for burger writing in Houston. <i>Press</i> critic <b>Katharine Shilcutt</b> visits the newish <b>Tornado Burger</b> on Long Point, where she recommends ordering the spicy patty due to its superior texture. Meanwhile, <i>Houstonia</i> food editor <b>Robb Walsh</b> pays tribute to the old-school stylings of <b>Leonard's Famous</b> …

Top Things To Do In The Royal Borough Of Greenwich

<i>Continuing our tour of London's boroughs, Natalie R Harris picks her ten favourite things about London's newest 'Royal Borough', Greenwich. This is a</i> …