Avery Audrey

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Oliver Barnett: Behind The Scenes

<b>Featured in the first digital issue of one small seed magazine — ‘The Irony of Reality’ Issue</b> — Cape Town-based photographic artist Oliver Barnett’s …

Rebecca Handler’s The Couples: Behind The Scenes Videos

Featured <b>HERE</b>, in the first digital edition of <i>one small seed magazine</i> — ‘The Irony of Reality’ Issue — New York photographer Rebecca Handler’s latest …

Practising at being good

Why does being ‘a good person’ have such a bad name? In the modern world, the idea of trying to be good or kind conjures up all sorts of negative …

Utopia series: the schools of the future

The Utopia Series<p>Calling an idea ‘utopian’ is normally a way of saying it’s pie-in-the-sky and not worth paying attention to. Far from it. Throughout …

Associated Press News

Hamas Is Destroying Gaza

There are lots of things we can debate about the crisis in Gaza. You can argue that Israel has committed war crimes, that a culture of violence has …

How did the Gaza Strip become one of the most hopeless places on Earth?

Given the scale of suffering, it's hard to appreciate just how small the Gaza Strip is. The arid sliver of land stretches about 32 miles long and between three and seven miles wide — that makes it about twice the size of Washington, DC.<p>The capital, Gaza City, is teeming with people and built low to …

US State Department blames Hamas for Israel's murder of Gaza children

The US State Department absolved Israel of responsibility for the murder of four Palestinian children in Gaza on Wednesday, placing the blame …

Israel student union sets up “war room” to sell Gaza massacre on Facebook

As the death toll from Israel’s savage bombardment of Gaza continues to climb, Israel has once again turned to students to sell the slaughter online.

Fleeing Gaza | Reuters.com

Emotional Al Jazeera Journalist Breaks Down During Gaza Report

<b>UPDATE: On Tuesday, a correspondent for the BBC Arabic channel was attacked by an “angry Israeli” whilst reporting from the town of Ashkelon close to</b> …

Why Israel Is Losing the American Media War

<i>This</i> <i>article originally appeared in</i> Daily Intelligencer.<p>In many ways, the story of this month’s eruption of violence in Israel and Palestine has been …

Why the fear of rejection never goes away – even when you are in a committed relationship

There are sweet moments – early on in relationships – when one person can’t quite work up the courage to let another know just how much they like …

Rethinking the Placebo Effect: How Our Minds Actually Affect Our Bodies

In 2013, Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted a mind-bending debate on the nature of “nothing” — an inquiry that has occupied thinkers since the dawn of recorded thought and permeates everything from Hamlet’s iconic question to the boldest frontiers of quantum physics. That’s precisely what <i>New Scientist</i> …

Censorship and What Freedom of Speech Really Means: Comedian Bill Hicks’s Brilliant Letter to a Priest

In early June of 1993, several months before cancer took his life at the age of thirty-two, beloved comedian <b>Bill Hicks</b> received a letter from a priest, bemoaning the “blasphemous” content in Hicks’s live television special <i>Revelations</i> and reprimanding British broadcaster Channel 4 for having put it …

Must-see morning clip: Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden are having a “poor-off”

Jon Stewart is amused by how the two leaders are presenting themselves to the middle class<p>Prachi Gupta<p>June 25, 2014 12:45pm (UTC)<p>Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden, two pretty famous people, are in the process of attempting to appeal to, as Jon Stewart says, "traditional blue-collar Reagan Democrat …

Why – when it comes to children – love may not be enough

Anyone of childbearing age will be surrounded by examples of catastrophic parenting in their own and previous generations. We hear no end of gruesome …

Why you need to learn a little charity

It is one of the seven virtues of Christianity. It used to have a central place in Roman ethics and Judaism as well. Today, we remain deeply …

The hardest job in the world

Under such a title, one expects something properly heroic: inter-planetary travel. Perhaps the flotation of a public company. A breakthrough in renal …

Why the Philosophers’ Mail believes in censorship

We believe in censorship. Sometimes. Of course, that’s a very unpopular view these days; censorship looks small-minded, defensive and the enemy of a …

Scottish independence: China's premier says he wants a 'united United Kingdom'

Li Keqiang appears to back pro-UK campaign during a joint press conference with David Cameron in Westminster.<p>Alex Salmond suffered another rebuttal on the world stage on Tuesday after China’s premier became the latest international leader to urge Scots to reject independence.<p>Speaking at a joint …

The Theology of Rest: A Modern Sermon About Living with Presence in the Age of Productivity

<i>“Busy is a decision,”</i> a wise woman once once reminded us. I often think about how our modern obsession with productivity is blinding us to the fact that being productive can be the surest way of lulling ourselves into a trance of passivity, where we coast through our lives day after day after day, …

Are Secret’s Raging Hormones A Problem Or An Opportunity?

I can’t recall the exact wording on the short-lived post that found its way into my personal feed on Secret, the anonymish sharing app, the other day. But the illustrative image behind it was less easy to forget.<p>It depicted a naked trio, consisting of a guy and two girls. Let’s just call them …

7 Web Design Disasters that Drive People Crazy

<i>Garrett Heath is a technology storyteller with Rackspace.</i><p>While working on an article about responsive design, I realized how frustrating it is when companies design for a desktop only experience. I use a laptop for much of my Web browsing, but when I’m on the go it drives me nuts when there is a …

The Night Andropov Died

It was an evening like many others. The dedicated drunks Lyokha and Olezhek, two of my fellow security guards at the Krestovsky Island Amusement Sector of the Leningrad Central Park of Culture and Leisure, were sitting at the large, plywood-topped table in the main room of the Amusement Sector’s …

10 Rules to Live By

The more you get out of your comfort zone, the easier it gets. When your mind becomes fearless, when you look at competition and challenges as a fun game to tackle, your life changes completely. Nothing is stronger than a person's mind and willpower.<p><b>RULE 1: FOLLOW YOUR HEART</b><p>Your time is limited, so …

Self-Reflection

Spicy lamb burgers with tzatziki (or hummus) recipe

These lamb burgers are extremely quick and extremely tasty<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1 small onion or large shallot<br>2 tbsp mint leaves<br>2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley 3 garlic cloves<br>500g lamb mince<br>1 tsp ground coriander<br>1 tsp ground cumin ½ tsp chilli flakes<br>¼ tsp cinnamon<br>2 tsp sea salt<br>1 tsp black pepper<br>Olive oil, for …

What's the Difference Between My Photo Stream and Camera Roll?

<b>UPDATE, Sept. 18, 2014:</b> Where is Camera Roll in iOS 8? Find out <b>how to find your photos in iOS 8</b>.<p>You're snapping away photos with your iPhone, and see …