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Movie Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY NATHANIEL ROGERS  “Pride and Prejudice,” Jane Austen’s classic novel about the Bennet sisters and their suitors, has one of the most famous opening lines in all of literature. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single… Read The post Movie Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies appeared first on Towleroad.

A lack of battery recycling could be hurting this important bacterium

We better be smarter about disposal if we’re going to use more lithium ion batteries.

The Real Kickstarter: How global capital markets can help support the refugee crisis

If we look hard enough, we're likely all the products of refugees. The very founding of America was based on the concept refuge. It stands to reason -- we should be sympathetic. Last summer the UN High Commission on Refugees released in...Show More Summary

Women, Abortion Rights & Dr. Willie Parker

Noted physician/activist Willie Parker was in San Francisco recently explaining why he does what he does. What Willie Parker does is regularly put his life on the line in behalf of poor women and their reproductive health. Why does he...Show More Summary

Tinder Is Blocking Bernie Sanders Fans for Using Matches as Campaign Targets

In an era when politicians must master Snapchat and mimic the lingo of Broad City on Twitter, it was only a matter of time before grassroots campaigning seeped into a digital platform built purely for sex. Now, Tinder users who “feel...Show More Summary

Breaking Down Beliefs of Racial Hierarchy

Fifty years ago, the Civil Rights Movement led to a series of laws banning public discrimination. African Americans were no longer barred from certain restaurants, some schools were integrated and fair housing laws created more living options. Show More Summary

One Simple Action Can Prevent Suicide

Whenever a well-known individual completes suicide, we often find ourselves engaged in a national conversation on the topic as we ask shake our collective head and ask ourselves "what can be done to prevent suicide from happening?" We know that generally speaking, there are plenty of warning signs leading up to suicide. Show More Summary

Africa Is Not A Hopeless Continent

The beautiful and resource rich continent of Africa has for many years been portrayed by Western media as hopeless, futureless, poverty-stricken, corrupt, under-developed, and in many other unpleasant ways. However, not all these things present a true reflection of how blessed the continent is. Show More Summary

How to Feel Alive

I had a lightbulb moment this morning. As I was meditating, snuggled up under my blankets, listening to Deepak Chopra tell me about life, something that I've intellectually known for sometime suddenly really started to make sense. It was like those moments when someone says something to you that is so true, you physically feel it. Show More Summary

If You Defund Planned Parenthood Lots of Welfare Babies Will be Born? Study Proves That’s False

A recent New England Journal of Medicine study has the mainstream media swooning. Ever since Texas excluded Planned Parenthood from its state health-care program in 2011, countless media outlets have been eager to find evidence of negative public-health consequences. At first glance, the NEJM study appears to serve that purpose nicely. It purportedly shows that […]

How Men Are Evolved For Fighting According to Science

Men seem to be drawn to combative athletics and physical jobs. Violent sports like mixed martial arts remain male dominated, and 85.5% of active duty military members are men. Statistics also show that men are more likely to commit violent crimes than women. These violent crimes range from assault and battery in a barroom fight to straight-up homicide. […]

Fallon & Hill: Emotional Interview

Jimmy Fallon and Jonah Hill try to keep up their conversation while adapting to random emotional situations. Although The Tonight Show‘s writers forgot what emotion means, Hill elevated the skit from good to great.

Why Paper Cuts Hurt So Much

Today I Found Out explains that paper cuts and similar wounds are extra painful partly because their usual locations – fingers and hands – have more sensory nerves. Interestingly, the pain is also because the wound being shallow and not prone to bleeding.

WATCH: Miss Fame And Violet Chachki Together In One Music Video? Yes Gawd!

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

RuPaul’s Drag Race season 7 fan favorite, Miss Fame, has teamed up with the season 7 winner, Violet Chachki, for a fierce new music video that is giving us life! With several intense make out scenes, and even some trips below the waist, this music video is steaming with sexual undertones. “I Run the Runway,” was directed by [...]

The Comment Awards Register for A-Camp

1 hour agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

French fries, Carrie Brownstein, slippers, Very Series People and more comments! The post The Comment Awards Register for A-Camp appeared first on Autostraddle.

The Stylish, Empty Realism of Michael Mann

The new year is being rung in at BAM Cinématek, which has been dormant since December, with a retrospective of Michael Mann’s films, beginning today. If I were the potentate of programming, I wouldn’t have made this series a priority, and certainly not a leading event. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Woman’s husband pays to have her killed. She shows up at her own funeral like a boss and has him arrested. Warning women not to get pregnant for fear of contracting fetal-harming Zika virus conveniently ignores the fact that men play a part in pregnancy as well. On the accountability of Black girls in under […]

The Men Who Claimed They Ate Woolly Mammoth Steak

The menu for the annual 1951 Explorers Club dinner, held in the grand ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, featured an entree of “prehistoric meat.” The Christian Science Monitor reported that after dining, the members were told they had just consumed meat that came...

Anti-Choice Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Turns Himself In

David Daleiden intends to plead not guilty and to reject a proposed plea deal that would keep him out of prison, according to CBS News. Image: FRCAction / YouTube The post Anti-Choice Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Turns Himself In appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Kasich Touts and Clinton Stays Silent on Welfare Reform That Could Leave One Million People Hungry

Federal guidelines mandating that food assistance recipients find a job or lose their benefits kicked in last month for residents of 21 states, leaving as many as one million at risk of food insecurity—a result that owes no small debt to the welfare reform efforts of former President Bill Clinton's administration and Ohio Gov. Show More Summary

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