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Joseph Nye has been the preeminent thought leader on the issue of power dynamics and relationships connecting global actors. His seminal book Power and Interdependence introduced the world to neo-liberalism -now one of the major theories in the field of international relations. Show More Summary
“I couldn’t let go,” Jerome Charyn begins his author’s note to A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21 st Century, as if remembering a severed romantic relationship. He remained ransfixed after writing a fictionalized account of Dickinson’s...Show More Summary
21st CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Indonesian Villagers Thought Sex Doll That Washed Up on Beach Was an Angel.
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Loud sex finally too much for cancer-stricken neighbors.
Last year I wrote about a paper that looked at the relationship between childhood lead poisoning and violent crime rates in a whole new way. James Feigenbaum and Christopher Muller compared cities from the early 20th century that installed...Show More Summary
At the turn of the century, Ryan Adams was in a bad way. His alt-country band Whiskeytown dissolved, thanks in large part to major record-label consolidation; a long-term relationship with music publicist Amy Lombardi ended, prompting her to move out of the New York City apartment she and Adams shared on...
21st CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: “‘She was a very, very religious person—she didn’t smoke, drink or swear, always very polite,’ recalls one Clinton friend, who, like most people who spoke to Newsweek, asked not to be named. ‘A lot of times, Hillary would snap her fingers and go, ‘Gum.’ And Huma would fetch it.’ Abedin took her […]
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Man Robs Wife’s Pet Store, Gives Monkey to Prostitute. Nathan McClain is currently under arrest at the nearby Lane County Jail, awaiting trial on prostitution charges. Police did not disclose whether the sex worker will be charged for prostitution, or how she planned to care for a bushbaby, which requires an extensive […]
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: ‘Super-gonorrhoea’ is spreading across Britain and will become untreatable, doctors fear.
From rigid corsets to barely-there nylon briefs, a new exhibition at London's Victoria and Albert Museum explores three centuries of underwear in Europe, focusing on Britain's relationship with its most intimate garments. "Fashion and underwear are inextricably linked," Susanna Cordner, research assistant on the "Underwear" exhibition, told AFP. Show More Summary
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: The rise of “guybrators.”
Ah, April Fools' Day! A time to showcase your pranking abilities — and a sobering reminder that all pranks are not created equal. Celebrities have been obsessed with pranking since the early 13th century (rough estimate). Yet even to this day, highly evolved famous people sometimes don't quite know when to quit. Show More Summary
21st CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: US mother spends $7,000 on a trip to France so she can marry herself — in a romantic ceremony under the Eiffel Tower. The Eiffel Tower is sure standing guard over all sorts of reprimitivization these days...
The Dutch tradition of embracing other cultures can be traced back to its golden age nearly five centuries ago. The Netherlands frequently traded with Spain and Portugal in the 16th and 17th centuries, and these relationships pushedShow More Summary
21st CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Tracey Emin has married a rock – but did the stone give consent?
SERIES Sleepy Hollow An 18th century relationship between Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) and patriot-seamstress-spy Betsy Ross (Nikki Reed) is explored further. Nicole Beharie also stars with guest star Michael O'Keefe. 8 p.m. Fox Grimm In the aftermath of a savage attack in the woods, Nick and Hank...
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: An Experimental Autism Treatment Cost Me My Marriage. “Emotions came at me from all directions, so fast that I didn’t have a moment to process them. Before the T.M.S., I had fantasized that the emotional cues I was missing in my autism would bring me closer to people. The reality was very […]
The American Air Museum, which reopens Saturday after a major revamp, holds almost a century's worth of American aircraft that have been based in Britain.
It's impossible have a conversation about the biggest film stars of the 20th Century without mentioning Marlon Brando and James Dean. The two screen icons revolutionized movie acting in the 1950s, and over the years, their private lives...Show More Summary