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The destruction of Hillary Clinton: sexism, Sanders, and the millennial feminists | Susan Bordo

In this extract from her book, <b>Susan Bordo</b> asks how the most qualified candidate ever to run for president lost the seemingly unloseable election<p>Many books have been written about the way racial differences among feminists both divided and pushed feminist thinking and practice forward over the past …

With email dumps, WikiLeaks tests power of full transparency

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange first outlined the hypothesis nearly a decade ago: Can total transparency defeat an entrenched group …

The wild era that changed what we wear

The Jazz Age was a wild era that changed the way we dress and how we live our lives to this day, writes Lindsay Baker.<p>“It was an age of miracles,” F Scott Fitzgerald wrote in his essay Echoes of the Jazz Age. “It was an age of art, it was an age of excess.” In his fiction, the author beguilingly …

Coco Chanel

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Mayo Clinic

Denmark’s Latest Dessert Trend Is Healthy, Delicious, and Easy to Make

When you think of porridge, it most likely calls to mind a healthy breakfast staple topped with some honey or nuts. Or, in more recent years, chefs around the globe have revisited the humble dish and adopted it as the perfect base for their own unique savory creations, doctoring it up with …

Breakfast

Expert testifies Stairway to Heaven chord progression used 300 years ago

Former bandmate says Jimmy Page never mentioned American band Spirit, whose song Led Zeppelin are accused of stealing a riff from<p>Led Zeppelin’s attorneys on Friday brought in music expert Lawrence Ferrara, who testified that the only similarity between Taurus and Stairway to Heaven was a …

11 Easy, Tasty Lunches Under $2

A peanut butter, mayonnaise, and lettuce sandwich only costs 34 cents.<p>If you’re like most Americans, you’re eating lunch at your desk that probably …

Dear Hollywood, This Is How You Make A Movie With African Characters

You may have heard that Sean Penn's new Africa-set drama, <i>The Last Face</i>, got savaged at the Cannes Film Festival this week. Reviewers complained (and let me just note that I've not yet seen the film) that while Penn centers the story on a romance between two NGO doctors (Charlize Theron and Javier …

Film Festivals

Seven days, three speeches: one week in the life of having a black president

After seven years, Barack Obama is in his last months in the White House. When he leaves, nothing will be the same. For black people, nothing will be resolved<p>Like so many people I have unwisely loved, Barack Hussein Obama intrigues and infuriates and enrages and inspires and uplifts and disappoints …

Saudi Arabia approves ambitious plan to move economy beyond oil

15-year plan includes diversification, privatisation of state assets, tax increases and creating a $2tn sovereign wealth fund<p>Saudi Arabia has approved an ambitious strategy to restructure the kingdom’s oil-dependent economy, involving diversification, privatisation of massive state assets including …

Trump supporters v Black Lives Matter: watching a real conversation unfold

Amid the chaos and the clashes at Trump rallies Friday, a small group of people on opposing sides tried to reason with each other in St Louis – loudly, but civilly<p>As Trump supporters and protesters clashed outside rallies in Chicago and St Louis Friday, there was screaming, spitting and physical …

Black Lives Matter

Mozart at 250: how to explain a 10-year-old talent for all time

Conductor Ian Page has embarked on a 27-year project to play Mozart’s music, in order, 250 years after it was written. He has reached 1766, when Mozart was 10 and his music was already breaking new ground<p>Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756‑1791) is probably the most famous composer of all time. But how …

Mozart

How to Instantly Boost Your Energy Level (Without Coffee or Chocolate)

1 of 11<p>Take A Power Nap<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Look At Something Red<p>3 of 11<p>Chew Gum<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Get Moving<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 11<p>Sit Up …

The Best New Candy from 2015

After tasting hundreds of sweets in 2015, these are Food & Wine's 5 favorites from 2015.<p>Here at Food & Wine, we diligently sample hundreds of …

Russia calling the shots as nations lock down Syria plan

Shaken US strives to grasp the secret of two suburban mass killers

The attackers have been called terrorists and their lives have been thrown bare, but an explicit motive remains elusive<p>America has now seen their faces and inside their home, even inside their baby’s cot: but the secret at the heart of the marriage of Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik is convulsing …

Idris Elba: 'As an actor I’m always reading someone else’s thoughts. What about my own thoughts?'

The star of Luther wants to do everything. Acting, rapping, drag racing, maybe even the ‘B’ word... We spend a night in Mayfair with a man on a mission<p>Anyone for oysters?” Idris Elba booms over the table. “I had caviar the other day for the first time, on a baked potato. I would have just done with …

Why you should stop asking if a tablet can replace your laptop — and what to ask instead

It's an attractive sales pitch.<p>The simple, lightweight and touch-friendly experience we've come to love on our smartphones and tablets seems like it could do wonders for the old-fashioned computers that we use everyday to get work done with.<p>But the advent of this new class of hybrid PC-tablet …

The Ultimate Guide To Hacking The In-N-Out Menu

Get ready for the most extensive look at the In-N-Out menu you'll ever see, and get ready to try something new and delicious:<p>If you've ever been to the West Coast, you probably know how amazing an In-N-Out burger tastes. No, it's not overrated, it's food perfection--one of the best foods California …

French Fries

Pope urges Catholic church to disavow conservatism and fundamentalism

Pope Francis spoke to Italian bishops about need for institution to be protected from ‘every pretence of power, image and money’ amid financial allegations<p>Pope Francis called on the Catholic church on Tuesday to stop clinging to conservatism and fundamentalism as a defensive response to the …

Christianity

Homemade Scallion Pancakes Are Way Easier Than You Think

This classic dish is wildly popular (and not just in China!) and, like any traditional food, has many variations per region and family.<p>When I moved away to college, scallion pancakes were one of the first foods I learned to make. My parents used to always laugh when I ordered this dish in …

Pancakes

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Globalization

5 New Pop-Tarts Flavors Are On The Way, Including Maple Bacon

Prepare yourselves.<p>Whether or not you knew the inspiration for Pop-Tarts came from dog food, or that there is such a thing as Pop-Tarts beer, you're definitely going to want to know about the next big Pop-Tarts news.<p>Pop-Tarts will soon taste like bacon. And watermelon. Help.<p>On the heels of …

Ethan Hawke: drugs deal with anxiety, they don't give you talent

Ethan Hawke talked about the effect of drugs and alcohol on acting while promoting his lead role in a Chet Baker biopic at the Toronto film festival.<p>Boyhood: we were selfish, heartless kids and we never even knew it<p>Read more<p>The Oscar-nominated star of Training Day spoke about addiction, given the …