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
Humans are better than computers at spotting differences so subtle they can’t be described
Try one of these out on the trading floor today. 'Crepehanger' is definitely our favourite (with 'slubberdegullion' a close second).
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!
Today we celebrate the 350th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Society.
Early October 2011, Dexia, a Belgian-French bank, collapsed for the second time in three years after their initial bail out in 2008, when they were rescued by the same governments that have propped the bank up again this month.
Marine researchers speculate noise pollution in the Pacific is disrupting whales’ vital abilities to hear and migrate – and driving them ashore at an alarming rate
American Library Association’s annual list of frequently challenged books places Bible alongside transgender picture book and erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey
More than 450 writers, including Colm Tóibín, Geraldine Brooks and Lydia Davis express ‘unequivocal’ opposition to his presidential candidacy
With technology moving so quickly it is so inspiring to sit back and take a look at the ground breaking work that was undertaken in 2012.
Do you check your emails on the toilet or are you more of a traditionalist reading only books and magazines?