For many women, especially those who are not white or middle class, the debate over whether individual choices are empowering or not is stale and distracting
One company is trying to measure exactly how much urban trees are worth. But some things defy calculation
Civil-rights activist who made headlines last year after her white heritage was exposed says the book will be about people ‘caught between boundary lines of race or culture or ethnicity’
The actor sneers at child sex abuse victims and says free speech is being stifled. But he is part of the 1% who enjoy a platform – it’s ordinary people who struggle to be heard
American Library Association’s annual list of frequently challenged books places Bible alongside transgender picture book and erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey
Website accused of ‘profiting by bullying’ over billboards on London Underground that also feature people with different coloured eyes
Three vehicles used in Apollo missions based on original model, which was recovered in an Alabama backyard and is expected to sell for at least $120,000
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
Popularity of pugs and bulldogs leads experts to warn owners of breathing difficulties, skin problems and other disorders faced by the breeds
Official numbers of doctors, nurses and midwives were inflated, latest figures show
For something that weighs about one gram, it is certainly capable of causing a lot of fuss, particularly now that the undercover team from HMRC has figured out that it is a perfect tool for money launderers.
......is the loveliest, most elegantly turned out woman. She’s been offered, and has accepted, the most amazing job opportunity, and to top it all off is getting married to the love of her life. And now she is leaving London.
Psychologists have shown for the first time that horses are able to distinguish between positive and negative human facial expressions
Father Christmas? — ‘Ye-e-s. How may I serve you?’ — Well, we were wondering…. We have an online discussion every day on various subjects, and we thought if you have time in your off-season, we might ask you to be honorary host of a question-and-answer session on summer. A ‘summer Q&A,’ as it were.
Christmas gift ideas for the fashion conscious and the nerds in your family!
... And you thought your job was tough!
This cute info-graphic provides fun facts on baby names, predicts trends on baby names derived from major world events (like Hurricane Sandy), and the longest celebrity baby name. (Any guesses on who that baby belongs to?)
Another brilliantly funny Tumblr - this one is dedicated to the authors inbox, covering "Genuine emails that people feel the need to send to all staff."
So which one are you ?
It's the gift that keeps on giving – the best beauty sets will last all year round
Report calls on government to increase funding for northern secondary schools with focus on pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds
Humans are better than computers at spotting differences so subtle they can’t be described
It’s a common belief that funny men have more luck with the opposite sex. So does a GSOH really make you more attractive, or does it still come down to looks?