It’s always a highlight of the Cannes Film Festival, and last night’s amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Charity Auction featured a trip to outer space with Leonardo DiCaprio. According to a report, the “Catch Me If You Can” star offered hisShow More Summary
Over the years I have worked with, and met, some amazing and inspirational women who have offered me insight into the control and power dynamics, inequalities and prejudices that perpetuate violence against women and girls. Of course, these variants will differ from country to country, culture to culture, but one variant remains constant - MEN.
Former Ranbaxy promoter, CEO and MD, Malvinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at Daiichi Sankyo, saying the Japanese drug major was levelling "baseless charges" against him, having failed to manage the company properly. In an interview...Show More Summary
"It seems to me it's an open-and-shut case."
By Markos Kaminis (Wall St. Greek): Against my better judgment, which is never a good way to start out a long argument, I'm saying hold your nose and buy Caterpillar (CAT). Bear with me here, because there's an important point to be made regarding companies and stocks. Show More Summary
I challenged a group of students to find a position with two queens against a lone king that took me more than three moves to deliver checkmate. After several failed efforts, they came up with the key idea: place White's king where it interferes with the mobility of both queens. Show More Summary
About 4 years ago now, I decided to be conscious about noticing the beauty around me as I live. There’s a butterfly. Look at the contrast of those yellow flowers against the blue sky. See the lines of the roof tops? I’ve always been an observant person, but there was a period of my life where [...]
The nebulous territory of “good” and “bad” taste have always confused me. Who are you to tell me what completely unaffordable couch I should or shouldn’t buy, well-meaning Architectural Digest editor? Well, back in 1909, a German art historian named Gustav E. Pazaurek devised a system to help us all out. Let’s call it a bad-design-o-meter. Read more...
Jacob Heilbrunn Here is the depth to which the Obama administration has sunk: "If you’re asking me whether the president believes that journalists should be prosecuted for doing their jobs, the answer is no.” So said White House spokesman Jay Carney. Show More Summary
BASE jumping may seem like a fun idea to some, but not to me. Sure, it must be exhilarating to feel the wind blow against your face as you glide freely through the air before safely landing with the aid of a parachute, but what happens when that parachute fails? Suddenly, BASE jumping doesn’t seem like much [...]
In the opening moments of a new TV show that premieres this week, a disheveled, hammer-wielding woman stands over her sleeping husband, considering whether to kill him. Deciding against homicide, she heads down to the kitchen, where she chugs a beer, greedily rips into a massive hoagie, and chokes to death.
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After testing AirPlay speakers against Bluetooth speakers, one thing has jumped out at me: AirPlay is way, way better. In terms of sound at least. Which is why I’m interested in the Wren v5 wireless speaker, an AirPlay speaker from an ex-president at Harman International. The Wren is a $400 cabinet with a wireless radio [...]Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) A group of conservatives that includes Paul and me have signed a letter opposing the Gang of Eight’s immigration bill. I didn’t contribute to drafting the letter, but I was proud to sign it because it sets out the key arguments against the proposal in a powerful and easily understandable way. Show More Summary
"Hold me," This Is Not A Ball Game begs me with her adorable French accent, tears running down her cheeks. Whimsical music plays against a backdrop of cardboad circus silhouettes, the lions and strong men and acrobats bearing witness. I hold up my hands, each finger a tiny gaming app critic, waiting to slice her to ribbons. "I can't." Read more...
Though he's ruffled a few feathers throughout his career, Chris Brown has apparently driven one person over the edge. Recently, multiple threats against the "Don't Judge Me" rapper's life were called into the office of his attorney,Show More Summary
Post by Cynthia Dermody Is it just me or has this been a particularly awful month in terms of horror stories about women being kidnapped, killed or forced to do depraved things against their will? Last thing we need is another one, but of course, we got it. Show More Summary
After I criticized the pointless cartoon by Ted Rall attacking anti-SWATting legislation, Rall showed up in comments to vaguely threaten a lawsuit against me — and to explain his cartoon as motivated by the fact that there are already several laws on the books that address the issue. One of the “crimes” he mentioned was [...]
I never thought I would succumb to the motherhood comparison game. But in the end, I was wrong. I did judge myself harshly. But it wasn’t against other moms. It was against my own husband. read more
These comments are from KKZ and Tom B. on "Ask the Feminist Answers: Definitions, Recommendations and Media Violence Against Men."