Lifestyle

Socalled: A rapper sings Yiddish folk songs

“I’m the Mahatma Gandhi of hip hop because I’m really skinny,” said Socalled in The ‘Socalled’ Movie, a film about about his art. The 41-year-old artist, whose real name is Joshua Dolgin, is known for his absurd humor. Dolgin was born into a Jewish family in Ottawa, but he developed his passion for traditional Yiddish […]

Brazil: German embassy triggers bizarre Nazi and Holocaust debate

Colombia closes ‘illegal’ Pablo Escobar narco museum

Man Booker Prize 2018 shortlist features ‘miracles of stylistic invention’

‘Fahrenheit 11/9’: Michael Moore’s latest film is a call to action

Berlin Pride: More politics than partying

Curious

Guess Who Justin Trudeau Had An Important Lunch Meet In Parliament With?

Among the many hats that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dons is that of a doting dad. A quick scroll through his Instagram feed will tell you as much. The Canadian PM often shares adorable pictures with his three children – Ella-Grace, Xavier and Hadrien. About five hours ago, too, he took to social media […]

Adorable Police Puppies Were The Real Stars Of Chile’s Military Parade

In Pics: A Greek Town Infested With Spiders, Covered In Giant Webs

Dark And Lovely: The Artwork Going Viral, And The Pic That Inspired It

Health

Meet the team that’s tracking down sex partners to stop a surge in STDs

In northwest Oregon’s Clackamas County, health officials have decided to ask anyone who comes in with an STD who their sexual partners are — and then track those partners down. That job falls to two women: registered nurse Mary Horman and disease intervention specialist Liz Baca. They do most of the work over the phone, […]

How ‘scatterfocus’ can improve focus and attention span

Students weighed down by heavy backpacks, ‘text neck’

Mothers’ own health influences obesity in children, study confirms