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倫敦的大城悲歌:她把寶寶放進了烤箱,按下開關

Vietnam

The secret lives of Chinese missionaries in northern Iraq

Last month’s execution of two Chinese missionaries by Islamic State (IS) militants in Pakistan put the risks of such work into stark relief but two …

China

15 Questions People Who've Been Suicidal Wish They Had Been Asked

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>If you experience suicidal thoughts or have lost someone to suicide, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can</i> …

You May Want to Marry My Husband

I have been trying to write this for a while, but the morphine and lack of juicy cheeseburgers (what has it been now, five weeks without real food?) have drained my energy and interfered with whatever prose prowess remains. Additionally, the intermittent micronaps that keep whisking me away …

Relationships

Here's A 7-Day No-Added-Sugar Meal Plan That's Actually Doable

You'll learn how to eat well, prep more, spend less — and feel amazing along the way.<p><b>JUMP TO</b>:<p><b>Intro | Prep Day | Day One | Day Two | Day Three | Day Four | Day Five | Day Six | Day Seven</b><p><b>EXTRAS:</b><p><b>Snack Ideas | Grocery List | Printable Recipes</b>

Healthy Eating

'Her needs had to come first': becoming a father and a widower in a week

Tom Malmquist’s partner died seven days after their daughter was born. How would he make sense of life as a suddenly single parent?<p>The doctor in the intensive care unit leaned over Karin and said, “I’ve just spoken with our haematologists, and it’s not looking good: you have a massive build-up of …

Intensive Care

‘We didn’t recognise that he was dangerous’: our father killed our mother and sister

Last summer, Lance Hart shot dead his wife, daughter and himself, four days after the family had left him. His sons talk frankly about life before and after<p>On a warm summer day last July, Claire Hart and her 19-year-old daughter Charlotte went for an early morning swim at their local leisure centre …

Sociology

在20歲時做到這幾件事,活出讓30歲的自己都羨慕的精彩人生 ‧ A Day Magazine

22 'Red Flags' That Might Mean You're Slipping Back Into Depression

3 Filipina-American Journalists Discuss 'My Family's Slave' And Who Gets To Judge It

This week, it seemed the entire internet had something to say about The Atlantic’s latest cover story, written by the late Filipino-American journalist Alex Tizon.<p>Tizon’s personal essay, which detailed his life with a woman he first knew as Lola and eventually identified as his family’s slave, …

Journalism

How a Simple E-Mail Sent Me Into a Depressive Episode

I was having a good day. But then, in an instant, it changed. That is the nature of my illness.I saw an e-mail. Opened it. A few seconds went by and …

6 Super Quick Revision Snacks ~ Recipe

You can make any toppings and combos you fancy out of the ingredients above or add in other veg and fruit and herbs and nuts.<p>Remember this is the …

Breakfast

Former ESPN Anchor Says She Had A Miscarriage On Air

Former ESPN anchor Sara Walsh wrote candidly in an Instagram post Sunday about losing a pregnancy during a broadcast of “SportsCenter.”<p>Walsh, who gave birth to twins earlier this year, was among the roughly 100 ESPN employees laid off late last month by the cable network. Her layoff, which she …

Parenting

My Family’s Slave

She lived with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was.<p>点击这里阅读中文版本 (Chinese) | Basahin ang artikulong ito sa Tagalog (Tagalog)<p>Alex Tizon passed away in March. He was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author …

Parenting

The Last Person You’d Expect to Die in Childbirth

Bryan Anselm for ProPublicaThe U.S. has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world, and 60 percent are preventable. The death of Lauren …

Pregnancy

The Malaysian-Taiwanese teen who cracked every Ivy League school wants to be... | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

At first glance, it might be hard to imagine how a girl who just got accepted into every Ivy League school would somehow feel like she didn’t fit …

Stereotypes

The kingdom of women: the society where a man is never the boss

It’s a place where women rule, marriage doesn’t exist and everything follows the maternal bloodline. But is it as good for women as it sounds – and how long can it last?<p>Imagine a society without fathers; without marriage (or divorce); one in which nuclear families don’t exist. Grandmother sits at …

Anachronistic

歷史錯誤下,我成為了建制派 曾鈺成

By on 2017-03-04 • ( 12 則迴響 )<p>2017年3月4日 《JET Magazine》 專訪<p>text | Nic Wong<br>interview | 金成 & Nic Wong<br>photo | Kit Chan<br>location | Mott 32<p>最終,曾鈺成沒有選特首,到底有多少香港人 …

Medicine

The 100-year-old couple – still married, still going strong

Morrie and Betty Markoff, 103 and 100, say that there’s no particular secret to their very long marriage, other than tolerance, respect and luck. But why has Morrie never told Betty that he loves her?<p>‘We don’t know anyone else over 100. We are really oddities: two people married for 78 years, one …

Immune System

When Surviving Childhood Means Killing Your Father

WARREN, Ohio ― Bresha Meadows, or “Breezy” as her friends called her, used to spend a lot of time in her bedroom.<p>Sometimes she exercised with her best friend Saquoya, doing squats and situps, the thumps of their jumping bodies reverberating throughout the house. Bresha and Saquoya liked to dance …

UK issues posthumous pardons for thousands of gay men

Justice minister hails ‘momentous day’ as so-called Turing’s law receives royal assent, but critics say move does not go far enough<p>Thousands of men convicted of offences that once criminalised homosexuality but are no longer on the statute book have been posthumously pardoned under a new law.<p>A …

LGBTQI

語言界的活化石︰撒旦學七年也不會的「巴斯克語」

儘管現代語言學有一些方法能驗出語言的「血統」,讓各語言族譜得以完成,然而世界上仍有一些「孤兒」,他們和現存的語言關係薄弱,父母雙忙、手足逝去。<p>巴斯克語是其中一位孤兒。巴斯克是位在伊比利半島西端的一個地區,處於現代法國及西班牙境內。在歐洲,有則軼事是這麼說的:撒旦因為想要誘惑巴斯克人,花了七年時間學習巴斯克語,然而學了這麼久,卻仍只會說「是」和「不是」,因此巴斯克人是「不會墮入地獄」的民族,因為撒旦根本學不會巴斯克語。<p>從現代觀點而言,學習語言的難易度來自親緣關係遠近,因此這則軼事告訴我們,撒旦可能是印歐語系的使用者……不!而是巴斯克語和印歐語系各語言相異度太大,已讓印歐語系的使用者感到非常難以學 …

These Women Are Stripping Down To Challenge Traditional Ideas About Gender (NSFW)

A compelling new photo book recently hit that market that chronicles women who are examining, rethinking and pushing the boundaries of their gender.<p><i>I Heart Girl</i> features popular androgynous model Rain Dove and a number of other women stripping down and displaying their bodies in an attempt to …

How To Break The Cycle Of Negative Thoughts In Your Head

Who doesn't know that thrumming, repetitive thinking that plays on an endless loop in our brains? It can start with anything -- a grouchy look from someone at the gym, a dumb mistake made at work, a breakup with a spouse, a breakdown in the dry-cleaning line -- and somehow spiral into everything …

Mindfulness

21 Ways To Upgrade Your Instant Ramen

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Family courts chief backs end to abusers cross-examining their victims

Sir James Munby says he welcomes Guardian’s spotlight on issue and will prioritise reform early in new year<p>The senior judge who oversees family courts in England and Wales has said he would support “as a matter of priority” a ban on perpetrators of domestic abuse cross-examining their victims.<p>Sir …

Crime

A Stranger's Devastating Car Crash And A Doctor's Grief

Joanna was on her way to work one bright Thursday morning. For reasons that will forever remain unknown, she veered across the wide median of a large divided highway at high speed, and crashed head first into oncoming traffic. She was 26 years old, an only child.<p>I was heading to work while chatting …

Empathy

This is the beginning of the end of Hong Kong

The ‘one country, two systems’ principle and the Sino-British Joint Declaration are now completely shattered and irrelevant<p>The Chinese government’s decision to bar two elected lawmakers from taking up their seats marks the beginning of the end of Hong Kong.<p>Samuel Johnson once said, “Patriotism is …

Hong Kong