The best introduction for Naama Bloom's one-of-a-kind period subscription service HelloFlo (like Birchbox, but for your hoo-ha!) might be Camp Gyno, the company's viral ad from 2013 featuring the world's youngest gynecologist.
On Tuesday, the world remembered the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. The same day, the German city of Augsburg decided to turn a branch of the former death camp at Dachau into a refugee center. Show More Summary
I was watching the HBO special, Night Will Fall, which depicts the atrocities of the Nazi concentration camps during World War II. I was deeply affected by these horrific acts and wanted to do something, anything to help us to remember, and to inspire us to do our part to make sure this never happens again. Show More Summary
Seventy years on from the liberation of Auschwitz, Roman Kent, who was 12 when he was sent there, wept as he implored the world not to allow anything like that… Continue reading The post The horrors of concentration camps appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The passing of Jesus scholar Marcus Borg last week (on January 21) highlights the continued rift in the Christian world between the conservative and liberal theological camps.
The world has a very short memory. The horror of the Holocaust and the murder of millions should have left a lasting mark on all countries and peoples of the
There are two kinds of people in this world, those who thought the first Transformers film had too many explosions and those who thought it had too much Shia LaBeouf. Both camps will find something to like in this brand new supercut,...Show More Summary
It’s been a while since I’ve played. Do lowbies still get ganked and corpse camped a lot in Stranglethorn Vale? I’m assuming they do, but if they don’t, oh boy, are they in for it now. Selfies are coming to World of Warcraft, and ifShow More Summary
Ceremony for Holocaust prisoners freed from Nazi Germany's concentration camps in Poland is attended by world leaders.
Today is Holocaust Day. It is exactly 70 years since Russian troops liberated the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp and exposed to the world the horrors within. The photo shows starving and emaciated Romani Children in Auschwitz. Not all victims were Jews, although the vast majority were. Show More Summary
Seventy years to the day since the liberation of Auschwitz, some 300 survivors gathered at the infamous Nazi death camp to reflect on the occasion. Candles are being lit at the execution site known as the Death Wall as world leaders attend a ceremony this afternoon. It could be the...
As the world pauses to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a letter from a U.S. soldier to his parents describes the horrors that took place at the Nazi concentration camps. When the allied...Show More Summary
World leaders joined about 300 survivors at the infamous Polish camp
Angelina Jolie is demanding the world pay closer attention to the dire needs of displaced Iraqi and Syrian families. The actress visited a refugee camp near Dohuk, Iraq, on Sunday, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reported, drawing attention to the humanitarian crisis in the region caused by civil conflict. Show More Summary
The world breaks down into two camps, my genetic counselor said: people who want information, and people who don't. I've been writing about gene testing and genomics for a long time, but as I navigated my own recent journey in genetic...Show More Summary
The Auschwitz Concentration Camp survivors are coming back to the site as they mark the 70th anniversary of their liberation by Soviet forces at the end of World War II. Horrific, is a mild way to describe the experiences most of these survivors had to endure from Hitler’s Nazis, just because they were Jewish. Show More Summary
It started with a single voice, Italian opera singer Lucia Amato singing a traditional Jewish folk melody while she was imprisoned in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland during World War II.
Layin' down the law! Angelina Jolie made headlines on Sunday for a speech she made at a Kurdish refugee camp in Iraq. In her visit to the middle east, Angie spoke about how the rest of the world is failing to help the Iraqi people, specifically after numerous attacks from ISIS. [ Related: Angelina Jolie Screens Unbroken At [...]
The piercing screams of a woman electrocuted on a barbed wire fence, children sent to the gas chambers and the constant threat of death: Auschwitz survivors recall life in the world's most notorious death camp with remarkable clarity. Show More Summary
Cutting-edge tech + a humanitarian cause. If you're looking for an example of how cutting-edge high-tech innovation can sit alongside a social conscience, look no further than today's World Economic Forum in Davos—where the world's first virtual reality film made specifically for the United Nations, using the Oculus 3-D platform, has been making waves. Read Full Story