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
So which one are you ?
Many of us used to think of it as rare if the smallest pieces of our lives – the very smallest – were in harmony with the largest.
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.
An accidental photo project has delivered a series of haunting, heartbreaking, and forlornly beautiful images of the homeless.
The average man spent 1012 hours online in 2012, while women spent 741 hours - what are you surfing for boys ?
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
Study of nine-month-old children showed regular musically-based play sessions improved their ability to process speech sounds and rhythms
Every now and then we stumble across a brilliant Tumblr blog that we just have to share.
In the past 10 years, the number of men doing 'pink collar' jobs has doubled. (Not sure what a 'pink collar' job is? Neither were we.)
19 products that look amazingly good in ads but not in real life ...
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?