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Remembering Toni Morrison, An Iconic American Author
The author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88. She was the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature and best known for her nuanced discussion of race in America.
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We learn something every day, and lots of times it’s that what we learned the day before was wrong.
How scuba diving can boost mental health and mindfulness, and lower stress – it’s all that deep breathing, and the undersea wonders
Scuba diving offers people a way to get away from it all, instructors say, and forces you to focus on the here and now. Many places across Asia – from Hong Kong to the Maldives,...
American Capitalism Is Brutal. You Can Trace That to the Plantation.
Slavery helped turn America into a financial colossus. And our economy is still shaped by management practices invented by enslavers and overseers.
The K-pop star and the suffering of spy cam victims
When K-pop star Goo Hara, who died last week, was secretly filmed by a boyfriend, she publicly fought for justice. For this, she was viciously attacked online. The sentences for...
The unknown influencers who are reaching millions
Far from newspaper offices and TV studios, committed volunteer activists have created an alternative Facebook media universe that could play a key role in the election campaign.
How to control your temper and make the most of a bad situation
Anger is natural, but it’s seldom useful. Having a meltdown as an adult affects relationships, so it’s best to have some coping mechanisms up your sleeve
Singapore start-up Zenyum promises straighter teeth at affordable prices with dental app
Zenyum launched in Singapore in 2018 and secured US$13.8 million in venture capital financing last month
Uber releases safety report revealing 5,981 incidents of sexual assault
Uber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday revealing, among other details, that it received 5,981 reports of sexual assault in 2017 and 2018.
Fast justice: Four Men Suspected Of Raping And Killing A Woman In India Have Been Shot Dead By Police While In Custody
Police said the suspects were shot trying to escape during a reconstruction at the scene of the crime that took place in the early hours of the morning.
YouTube CEO says she doesn’t let her young children watch the main site
In an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes,” YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said she lets her children watch videos on YouTube Kids but not the main site.
Morning-after pill 'should be sold off the shelf'
Women and girls should be able to get hold of emergency contraception more easily without the need for a consultation with a pharmacist, say women's health experts.
Amazon lets doctors record your conversations and put them in your medical files
Amazon is introducing a virtual medical scribe so doctors can spend more time with patients and less time at the computer. Transcribe Medical is being introduced at re:Invent an...
Top tips to reset your diet and boost fat burn before Christmas
WITH Christmas less than a month away, many people may be toying with the idea of a detox diet before the festive boozing kicks in.
Why Are Women Always Cold? There's a Scientific Reason
Nope, it's not all in your head if you always seem to be freezing while you're male coworkers are totally fine.
Type 2 diabetes warning: A popular activity is dangerously affecting your blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough insulin to function properly or the body’s cells don’t react to insulin. When one is diagnosed with the condition, ce...
A 27-Year-Old Indian Woman Was Allegedly Raped And Killed By Four Men Who Later Burned Her Body
The brutal incident echoes the 2012 gang rape of a woman on a bus in Delhi.
A White Woman Interrupted A "Slave Play" Q&A To Call Its Black Playwright Racist
"If you heard that in my play, I don't know what to tell you. Perhaps read it or see it again," playwright Jeremy O. Harris responded.
Jeremy Clarkson mocks ‘idiot’ Greta Thunberg, but the ‘snowflakes’ who want him canceled are out of touch with reality
Jeremy Clarkson is piggish, childish, and uncool. But people like him because, despite what woke puritans would have you believe, people still love cars and don’t care about non...
Jane Fonda Has A New Mission: Saving The World
As she prepared to risk arrest yet again to protest for action against the climate crisis, Fonda told BuzzFeed News, “I don't want to die being part of the problem.”
Six things almost every parent does that set kids up for financial misery
Parents may hate talking to their kids about money but that could be setting them up for future failure.
Their Breast Implants Were Recalled Over A Cancer Link. Finding Out If They’re Sick Has Been “Hell.”
"It’s like the hardest thing ever to just get someone to even take you seriously," one woman said.
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