John Oliver's Internet Misogyny Rant is Satisfying As Hell
Yesterday on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver devoted 16 full minutes to the topics of vicious, misogynist online harassment and revenge porn, the difficulties of stamping them out, and the absolutely unacceptable responses from authorities. The whole thing culminates in a parody of an early 90s AOL ad. It was pretty satisfying.
New Pinterest fad may fuel unhealthy fitness obsession
So you’re on the couch entering hour three of a Pinterest binge. This is a time when you probably could use a little motivation to get yourself to finally log off and drag your butt to the gym.That’s essentially the point of “fitspiration” – a cutesy, Internetty term for images and slogans meant to inspire people to meet their fitness goals, hundreds of which are posted and pinned every
22 maps and charts that will surprise you
These 22 charts and maps all told me something I found surprising. Some of them genuinely changed the way I think about the world.
This Shocking Photograph Reveals The Reality Of Climate Change
This shocking and saddening image was taken by photographer Kerstin Langenberger in Svalbard, and posted to her Facebook page. Langenberger went on to say
Everyday sexism: Laura Bates at TEDxCoventGardenWomen
In this fascinating talk, founder of the award-winning EverydaySexismProject, Laura Bates, talks about her inspiring initiative. The EveryDaySexism is an eve...
Palestine in Israeli School Books: Nurit Peled-Elhanan
Alternate Focus interviews Nurit Peled-Elhanan, author of the forthcoming book Palestine in Israeli School Books: Ideology and Propaganda in Education. Nurit...
Hating Hillary: The One Thing Left and Right Men Can Agree On | Global Comment
According to some people, Hillary Clinton is not a mainstream Democrat who’s carved out a groundbreaking career in politics, but a blood-drenched, boner-killing, venom-dripping hellbeast out to destroy America.
3 Things To Remove From Your Bucket List In 2016 | GVI UK
When people have bucket lists they normally consist of at least one or two life-changing experiences, like skydiving or travelling the world, mixed in with the slightly more docile ‘learn a different language’ or ‘learn to dance.’ Having a bucket list is a great idea, especially if you actually accomplish a lot of the things
How the Yulin Dog Meat Festival is a Wake Up Call for the Meat Eating World
Thousands of terrified dogs — many of them stolen pets — are expected to be butchered for human consumption at a dog eating
Music has been an integral part of the Gardner experience since Isabella Stewart Gardner opened her Museum with a celebration featuring a performance by members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Today, you can listen to music from the Gardner Museum anytime—for free! The Museum’s rich musical program is available to listeners across the globe on a free classical music podcast as well as via individual audio recordings.
Can Light Therapy Help You Make It Through the Darkest Days of Winter?
Tips for beating the winter blues are as numerous as the December night is long. Light boxes, touted to “uplift people’s spirits” and “improve mood and...