Why an intense female friendship was my first true love

Judith Lucy went to an all-girls school and then majored in theatre arts at university, which was also dominated by female students. https://www.smh.com.au-By Judith Lucy For a long time I said, and completely believed, that...

The ‘Iron Man’ body armour many of us may soon be wearing

By Bernd Debusmann Jr -Business reporter https://www.bbc.com-image copyright SuitX image caption Exoskeletons give the wearer more power and endurance Imagine wearing high-tech body armour that makes you super strong and tireless. Such technology, more specifically called an exoskeleton,...

How to design safer cities for women

(Image credit: Alamy) https://www.bbc.com-By Christine Ro Thoughtful, inclusive urban design can make streets safer for women – something that has multiple benefits. Alexandra Park, a green expanse in the English coastal town of Hastings, is sprawling and...

Facebook’s Instagram, Whatsapp Down For Thousands Of Users: Report

Reports by users showed more than 112,000 issues on Facebook's website, while 101,000 Instagram users and 516 Whatsapp users reported problems as of 6 pm ET. World Reuters Facebook Inc's platforms including WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram...

How asynchronous communication could change your workday

(Image credit: Alamy) https://www.bbc.com-By Bryan Lufkin More of us are working different hours than our colleagues, reducing our real-time communication. Will it stay this way? One colleague has moved from London to Dubai. Another has shifted his...

Why we shouldn’t be afraid of nightmares

(Image credit: Getty Images) https://www.bbc.com-By William Park Our understanding of the cause and treatment of nightmares has totally changed how psychologists treat PTSD. At the height of the pandemic, a strange phenomenon occurred – people started having...

Is the Arch-Villain Red Skull in Marvel’s New Captain America Comics Inspired by Jordan...

by Aleksandra Serebriakova  ‘What the hell’ was Jordan Peterson initial reaction after a social media follower shared an image from the new Captain America comics centred around Nazi-era villain Red Skull, suggesting that some of the...

Why Utah is making men pay women’s pregnancy costs

By Holly Honderich -BBC News, Washington Fathers in Utah are now legally obliged to pay half the cost of a mother's medical care related to pregnancy and delivery. Supporters of the law - which is thought...

Kim Kardashian included in Forbes list of billionaires

YEREVAN, APRIL 1, ARMENPRESS. American TV star, businesswoman Kim Kardashian's net wealth is over 1 billion USD and she has been included in the Forbes list of billionaires. Still in October Kardashian's wealth was estimated...

Yes, trauma can be your springboard to greater happiness

https://www.smh.com.au-By Dr Sarah Woodhouse Trauma sits at the base of most human pain and dysfunction.Credit:iStock In one way or another we all carry trauma, and I’m no exception. My trauma has morphed over the years, the...

Google handed victory in multibillion copyright clash with Oracle

https://www.dailysabah.com-by Agencies This combination of pictures created on Oct. 2, 2020 shows the Oracle logo (top) at the Oracle OpenWorld 2011 in San Francisco; and a Google logo at the Googleplex in Menlo Park, California...

The harmful ableist language you unknowingly use

(Image credit: Alamy) https://www.bbc.com-By Sara Nović Some of our most common, ingrained expressions have damaging effects on millions of people – and many of us don't know we're hurting others when we speak. I I like being deaf....

Epstein’s Alleged Pimp Ghislaine Maxwell Claims Her Prison Conditions Are Fit For Hannibal Lecter

by Max Gorbachev The 59-year-old was arrested by the FBI last July and has since been awaiting trial in the Metropolitan Detention Centre in New York City. She is accused of grooming girls as young as...

French government condemns reality TV ‘virginity test’

By Hugh Schofield-BBC News, Paris https://www.bbc.com-image copyright Getty Images image caption Citizenship Minister Marlène Schiappa has spoken out against the programme A French reality TV series has been condemned by the government over its treatment of so-called...

James Charles: YouTube star admits to messaging underage boys

By Cody Godwin -BBC News, San Francisco https://www.bbc.com-image copyright Getty Images Beauty YouTuber James Charles admitted to sending sexually explicit messages to two 16-year-old boys. The legal age of consent in the US is 18. "I fully understand...

Why procrastination can help fuel creativity

https://www.bbc.com-(Image credit: Alamy) By Loizos Heracleous and David Robson There's strong evidence that creative insights need time to percolate – and that the right amount of distraction may be key to innovation. If the history of creativity...

Woman Claims ‘Epstein Raped Her in Front of Her Son, Threatened to Feed Her...

by Max Gorbachev According to court papers, the woman, a real estate agent, met the disgraced financier in late 2006, early 2007 at a barbecue hosted by her employer. The billionaire asked her to find him...

Letterbox contact: ‘Don’t my birth children have a right to know I’m dying?’

A young woman whose children were adopted wants them to know that she has a terminal illness. But the rules don't permit direct contact, writes Georgina Hewes, so she cannot be sure they have...

Should you be grateful for a job?

https://www.bbc.com-(Image credit: Alamy) By Kate Morgan It's natural to feel thankful that you're employed, especially when jobs are scarce. But is that gratitude actually a misguided emotion? It's become a common refrain: “I’m just grateful to have...

The complicated battle over unconscious-bias training

https://www.bbc.com-(Image credit: Alamy) By Christine Ro Helping workers understand their implicit biases is helpful, in theory – but these programmes are controversial. Who’s right? Starbucks and Google have been doing it. So have Sephora and Papa John’s....