Serina Laney

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30 Feminist Children's Books That Every Child Should Read

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9 Women Who Shaped Science Fiction

Move over, Arthur C. Clarke and Isaac Asimov. Everyone knows about the fathers of science fiction, but what about the mothers?<p>Born in 1949, Lois McMaster Bujold didn't break into the world of science-fiction writing until 1986 with her space opera <i>Shards of Honor</i>. But after that, the girl was on …

How an Ad Campaign Made Lesbians Fall in Love with Subaru

It's a popular stereotype that lesbians drive Subarus. What's less well known is that Subaru cultivated that image—and made history in the process.

We doctors can’t prescribe a ‘good death’

Each new month seems to bring with it another well-intentioned report on death and end-of-life care. So far in 2016 we have had the <i>End of Life Care Audit: Dying in Hospital</i> from the Royal College of Physicians, a report from the British Medical Association (<i>End-of-Life Care and Physician-Assisted</i> …

Medicine

Students Designing First-Ever Bike for Overweight Riders

This university research project aims to build a bike that would make cycling accessible to 73 million more Americans<p>Riding a bike is one of the most recommended forms of exercise for overweight Americans, yet not a single mainstream bike company in America makes a bike designed specifically to …

What's killing white middle-aged American women?

<b>The rich world has got used to health and longevity getting better, and death rates falling for everyone.</b><p>But over the past few years, data has been accumulating which suggests that this trend has stopped for poorly-educated, white Americans.<p>And for one group in particular - middle-aged women - …

Diary of a somebody: could I solve the mystery of 148 lost notebooks?

One breezy afternoon in 2001, two friends of mine, Richard and Dido, were mooching around a building site in Cambridge when they came across a battered yellow skip. Inside were 148 handwritten notebooks. Some were crammed into an old bottle box that had jaunty green print on the side: “Ribena! 5d!” …

Literature

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CreoPop 3D Printing Pen Extrudes Cool Ink Not Hot (video)

A unique and innovative 3D printing pen has been unveiled this week in the form of the CreoPop 3D printing pen that extrudes cool ink rather than …

Gear & Gadgets

Agender: Portraits of Young People Who Identify as Neither Male or Female

The term “agender” refers to individuals who identify as neither male or female, preferring the term “they” as opposed to the gender normative …

The Congressman Who Went Off the Grid

Roscoe Bartlett spent 20 years on Capitol Hill. Now he lives in a remote cabin in the woods, prepping for doomsday.<p>When Roscoe Bartlett was in Congress, he latched onto a particularly apocalyptic issue, one almost no one else ever seemed to talk about: America’s dangerously vulnerable power grid. …

Where to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S. (Photos)

Fall Fun<p>The air is turning crisp and pumpkins are popping up on the shelves. This can only mean one thing: it's time for a road trip. Here are the 13 …

The top 10 lesbian movie cliches

<b>A big talk about complicated feelings in a coffee shop</b><p>Pass the double espresso with a frappuccino chaser: in lesbian films, as in lesbian life, there are a lot of feelings to be discussed. (This is what distinguishes an actual lesbian-themed film from one of those <i>other</i> lesbian-themed films.) These …

Pink Called A Lesbian In Twitter Attack After Dancing With Gay Pride Flag

Pink was attacked on Twitter and called a "lesbian" after she performed with a gay pride flag at a recent concert in Australia.<p>The singer has been Down Under for her "Truth About Love Tour." During a stop in Sydney over the weekend, Pink danced with a rainbow flag draped around her shoulders after …