Kardashian’s selfie is a hymn to the female body that harks back to the liberating portrayals of ample women in Renaissance and baroque art – and proves that ours is the most misogynist age in history
Pen manufacturer accused of sexism over its pink ‘for her’ biros in 2012 causes further outrage over South Africa women’s day advertisement
Analysis of starlight from more than 220,000 distant galaxies shows that the cosmos has lost half of its brightness in the past two billion years
Author reveals that submitting her manuscript to agents under a male pseudonym brought more than eight times the number of responses
A young woman dies taking diet pills; girls as young as eight are dissatisfied with their bodies... How raising awareness around obesity is triggering eating disorders
Legal high campaigners will meet at Parliament Square in London on Saturday, fill balloons with laughing gas and inhale it simultaneously
B&Q have appointed their first official ‘plant whisperers’ - but anyone can master the art of speaking to their shrubs. Just don’t mention Prince Charles
French side’s main keeper breaks his shoulder in tough 90-50 final of Harry Potter-inspired tournament held in Italian hillside
Britain prides itself on its free museums, but they’re too idealistic – and besides, they hark back to the days when art was deemed second-rate culture
As Brighton considers a ban, smokers and non-smokers in Bristol give their verdict on a trial scheme already up and running
10 World Record breaking power tools - think you could break any of these?
We can thank Merriam-Webster for this. We dare you to use one of them today (especially 'tittle'.)
Study of nine-month-old children showed regular musically-based play sessions improved their ability to process speech sounds and rhythms
This fact filled info-graphic has some amazing conversation starters that you can use to impress your colleges with at the pub this Friday after work!
We have stumbled across another great Tumblr worth sharing, this time featuring some amazingly talented copy cats!
Dear Mr & Mrs Properly: Please don’t laugh, but I went into a chat room the other day. I hadn’t been in a chat room for at least 15 years, and boy have things changed. I feel like I need a handbook for modern-day chat room etiquette. Any interest in putting one together for me? Signed, Slightly Embarrassed
While we loved Google's Treasure Map (and sepia-toned Streetview), the winner of the day has to be Twitter. Or maybe YouTube.
In the late 1980s on the day after Thanksgiving my younger sister Roberta and I went to visit our mother in her little apartment complex of housing for the elderly in Bristol, New Hampshire.
When MP Jess Phillips signed an email to a constituent with kisses she was rebuked by a judge. It’s time we had some xxing etiquette
Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th-century novelist had it all worked out? Fortify yourself for the first Jane Austen day with quotes from her novels – and let us know the ones we have missed