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A fourth-grade teacher Kanye-fied his classroom

Forget the teacher who recently turned her classroom into a Harry Potter paradise: Fourth-grade teacher Adrian Perez is welcoming his students back …

Sex registry questioned after prep school grad's conviction

A graduate of an elite prep school who was convicted of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest will be required to register as a sex offender for life, a punishment his lawyer likens to being branded and legal experts and reform advocates say exceeds …

How the Religious Right Is Destroying Democracy

You may have noticed a new phenomenon creeping up in this country, it is this trend of our laws taking a backseat to religion. Whether it is the action of not following laws or court rulings in the name of religion or dictating laws based on religion, our country is slowly being destroyed by our …

Religion

Not guilty pleas entered for teens in Slender Man stabbing

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A pair of 13-year-old girls accused of trying to kill their friend as a sacrifice to a horror fiction character called Slender …

Crime

A Nameless Ghoul on the evolution of Ghost and the new album Meliora

Friday marks the release of Ghost’s excellent new album <i>Meliora</i>, one of the most hotly-anticipated releases on the metal-head calendar. In just a few …

10 independent bookshops you should visit worldwide: our readers recommend

Photograph: Allen Ginsberg/Corbis<p>From left to right: Bob Donlin, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, Robert LaVinge, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti stand in front of the City Lights bookshop in 1956, owned by the latter …

Allen Ginsberg

11 Sexy Movie Entrances That Deserve an Oscar for Their Sexiness

"I want to. I want to be someone else or I'll explode."<p><b>1. Channing Tatum as Magic Mike in Magic Mike</b><p>Channing Tatum's entrance in <i>Magic Mike</i>? Pretty sexy. Channing Tatum's stripper alter ego Magic Mike's entrance in <i>Magic Mike</i>? Oh god. If you're looking for the reason why <i>Magic Mike</i>'s long-awaited …

A GOP conundrum: How does a 2016 candidate play the same-sex marriage ruling?

Within minutes of the Supreme Court's decision declaring a constitutional right for same-sex couples to marry, President<p>Obamajoined the celebration, calling one of the gay plaintiffs to congratulate him on live television, then going to the Rose Garden to hail Friday's ruling as a moment when …

Girl Scouts reject anti-transgender gift, then triple the money

The moral dilemma began with a $100,000 check to the Girl Scouts of Western Washington -- enough to send 500 girls to summer camp, Scout leaders knew.<p>But there was a catch. The anonymous donor stipulated in a letter: "Please guarantee that our gift will not be used to support transgender girls. If …

IPv4 blocks have dried up, now there's a waiting list

IPv4 addresses, which are a computer’s unique address on the internet, have just become even harder to get.<p>The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) announced July 1 that it is activating a “unmet requests” policy for the first time and putting in place a waitlist for companies that want …

We Spoke to the Musical Masterminds Behind 'Adventure Time'

Casey James Basichis and Tim Kiefer have been scoring the world’s biggest pop culture phenomenon since it's conception.<p>You will rarely find a cartoon that manages to cross the boundaries of age, race, gender, and sexuality to become an international success. For that reason, <i>Adventure Time</i> is one of …

U.S. ranks 33rd best place for mothers and children

Norway is the most hospitable country in the world for mothers, followed by Finland and Iceland, according to the annual State of the World's Mothers report, released Monday night.<p>The United States ranks 33rd out of 179 surveyed countries for the well-being of its mothers and children, below Spain …

Anna Jarvis Was Sorry She Ever Invented Mother’s Day

The woman who devoted herself to the creation of a national holiday to honor overworked, underappreciated mothers later devoted herself to fighting the commercial juggernaut it became. Was Anna Jarvis stubborn and crazy, as many came to believe, or misunderstood?

This is what sunset looks like on Mars

The Curiosity rover has been sending back data and photos since it landed on Mars nearly three years ago. Unsurprisingly, there are a lot of rocks in those images.<p>But finally, for the first time, on Curiosity's 956th solar Mars day -- April 15, 2015, to all you Earthlings out there -- its Mastcam …

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

Judge in underage sex case says she feels 'extremely sorry' for defendant

Judge Sylvia de Bertodano launches a scathing attack against the CPS for bringing the case to court<p>A top female judge stunned a court when she apologised to a man for sentencing him for having sex with a 15-year-old girl.<p>Judge Sylvia de Bertodano also slammed the Crown Prosecution Service after …

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Drawing

Norway proposes to criminalise beggars and those who give money, shelter or food

The proposal will criminalise beggars but opponents say it will criminalise those ordinary citizens trying to do good deeds<p>Anyone offering a homeless person a cup of coffee or a sandwich on the streets in <b>Norway</b> could soon risk six months to a year in prison, under a proposed new law.<p>The Norwegian …

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Women prisoners: Sex in prison is commonplace, the male inmates just hide it more than girls

As a report warns female inmates are being coerced into sex by staff in return for favours like alcohol and cigarettes, former prison officer Ava Vidal suggests sex behind bars is commonplace in both male and female prisons (both among inmates, and between inmates and staff) but the women are far …

Couple find buried treasure worth $10 million at bottom of garden

California couple dig up pristine gold coins buried in old tins since the Gold Rush era - plan to sell most of them<p>A California couple taking their dog for its daily walk have stumbled on buried treasure under a tree on their own property which turned out to be worth an estimated $10 million (£6.5 …

Patricia Hewitt's civil rights campaign offered legal advice to adults who have sex with 14-year-olds

Former Blairite Cabinet minister Patricia Hewitt said civil rights campaign group which she used to run would be prepared to offer legal advice to adults who wanted to have sex with 14-year-olds, new documents show<p>Former Blairite Cabinet minister Patricia Hewitt said that a civil rights campaign …

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson makes his debut for Doncaster reserves

Cacophonous noise envelops stadium to greet the arrival of pop star Louis Tomlinson, writes Jim White<p>The moment the crowd had been waiting for came in the 64th minute. Doncaster Rovers Reserves made a substitution. From the touchline, on trotted the home side’s number 28, slotting in at right back, …

US Military Bans 'Made In China' American Flags

California Rep. Mike Thompson, a Vietnam War veteran and Purple Heart recipient, wrote the legislation that requires any flag purchased by the Defense Department to be 100-percent made in America.<p>"I thought it was appalling our Department of Defense would have flags made in other countries," …

Will This Man Make Gay Marriage Legal Everywhere?

Justice Anthony Kennedy has more power than any president or justice in history to decree the law of the land. Agree with him or not, there is …

'Shameless' Belgian PM appears topless on television

Belgium's PM joins Vladimir Putin to show off his torso in topless photos<p>Elio Di Rupo, Belgium's Prime Minister, has joined Vladimir Putin, the Russian President in appearing topless in pictures that show off his physique.<p>There the similarities end.<p>Mr Di Rupo is the first openly gay man to become a …