Sex, power, oppression: why women wear high heels

Our relationship with heels is a long and complicated source of feminist debate. Despite it all, as Summer Brennan writes, women still love them Summer Brennan – The Guardian ‘Heels made me feel powerful in a...

World Happiness Report ranks Armenia 116th happiest nation out of 156

YEREVAN, March 21. /ARKA/. The World Happiness Report, produced by the U.N Sustainable Development Solutions Network, ranked Armenia 116th happiest nation in the world. In the previous report Armenia was ranked 129th. The report ranks...

Elderly population grew by 16 percent in last five years in Turkey: Data

hurriyetdailynews Turkey’s elderly population grew by 16 percent over the past five years, according to statistics released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on March 18. TÜİK stated that the population of people over 65 years...

The fierce backlash against misogyny is something worth celebrating

by Wendy Tuohy – The Sydney   Morning Herald Rather than focus on the impact of faceless misogynists attempting to silence or sideline women from public life – especially in that once male-dominated arena, sport – which is...

Going ‘Under’: Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Lefteris Karagiannopoulos BAALY, Norway (Reuters) - Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish. Situated on the southern tip of Norway, the restaurant...

Singapore is holding on to its title as the most expensive city in the...

Marissa Perino - Business Insider The Economist Intelligence Unit recently released its annual report, which lists the most expensive cities. This year, the No. 1 spot is occupied by a three-way tie between ...

HRW urges Japan to change transgender ‘sterilisation’ law

AFP Japan should "urgently" revise a law that effectively requires transgender people to be surgically sterilised if they want legal recognition of their gender identity, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. Under rules introduced in 2004, transgender...

To save your relationship, keep your phone out of bed

By Shane Watson  - Daily  Life "Screen snubbing", or what we in our house call "never being off your phone", is now officially a cause of relationship breakdown. According to a large London solicitors firm,...

Texas woman gives birth to sextuplets in 9 minutes

By David Aaro-Fox News A Houston woman gave birth to six babies in a span of nine minutes on Friday morning. Thelma Chiaka had two sets of twin boys and one set of twin girls delivered between...

Could Germany’s digital education initiative threaten states’ rights?

Schools are finally set to move into the digital era, but it requires a change to Germany's constitution. Critics say federal support for schools will erode states' rights, but a majority of Germans support...

What’s wrong with wearing a crop top on a plane?

Thomas Cook cabin crew telling an air passenger to put on more clothes or be thrown off smacks of sexism and hypocrisy Hannah Jane Parkinson -  The  Guardian Another day, another example of an airline feeling...

The 20 greatest breakup songs ever – ranked!

Defiance in the face of a controlling ex ... Gloria Gaynor Photograph: Redferns On the 40th anniversary of Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive topping the charts – and as the UK blunders towards its own...

Saudi women’s rights activist faces unnamed charges without a lawyer

The trial of a Saudi rights activist has begun without her able to consult a lawyer or even know the charges she faces. Loujain al-Hathloul has faced sexual assault and torture in custody, according...

Miss BumBum Teases Instagram Followers With New Provocative Barca Photos

The Brazilian beauty pageant winner came up with a new way to show support to her favorite football team. Suzy Cortez, the winner of 2015 Miss BumBum Brazilian beauty pageant, has uploaded new Barcelona-themed photos to her...

Women face greater threat from job automation than men

By Kate Ryan -  Daily Life Women across the economic spectrum are more vulnerable than men to losing their jobs to technology, according to a study released on Wednesday by the US Institute for Women's...

Tortured and mocked: Lawyers call for release of transgender Egyptian woman

Activists and friends call for Malak al-Kashif's immediate release after she was allegedly subjected to invasive examination in police custody Malak al-Kashif, 19, underwent gender confirmation surgery, but is still registered as a man on...

How do you tell your children you were sexually abused as a child?

By Clare Linane – Daily Life For as long as they can remember, our two children have known there were a few small differences between our family and other families. The fact that they even noticed...

Angelina Jolie Proves She’s the Ultimate Versace Muse

By Janelle Okwodu  Photo: Getty Images Has Angelina Jolie found her fashion soulmate? The Oscar winner’s has never looked better and it’s all thanks to Donatella Versace. At last night’s premiere of Tim Burton’s Dumbo reboot,...

Jennifer Lopez Reveals New Proposal Photos—And the Ultimate Aisle-Ready Updo

by Jenna Rennert- Vogue On Saturday, Alex Rodriguez revealed that he and Jennifer Lopez are officially tying the knot. "She said yes," he captioned the Instagram image of Lopez's hand along with that brand new...

Piers Morgan ‘identifies as hippo’ in response to Alyssa Milano’s ‘trans, immigrant, gay’ tweet

Russia  Today Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan has jokingly said he identifies as a hippopotamus while dissecting actress Alyssa Milano’s recent tweet, in which she identified as trans, gay, immigrant and disabled. The 53-year-old host...