Sexual Warfare in the Middle East Puts Men in Crosshairs

In early 2016, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees assigned Stanford University researcher Sarah Chynoweth a seemingly impossible task: Look into male rape and sexual torture in the Syrian conflict. Chynoweth knew that many women and girls were being targeted for rape and other sexual violence, but the agency had no data on sexual […]

‘The Kitchen’ Puts Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish in a Gritty Comic Book Adaptation

After starring in Girls Trip this past summer, Tiffany Haddish is on the rise to becoming quite the comedy star. She already has some promising movies coming up soon, such as the Thanksgiving comedy The Oath with Ike Barinholtz and John Cho and Night School with Kevin Hart and Taran Killam. Her next big project, […]

CROSS POST – Smithsonian American Art Museum Puts Out Call For Indie Devs

The following is a repost from Gamasutra. To see the original post, click here. The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) Arcade is a yearly event that celebrates game culture and the work of indie game developers, and submissions for the museum’s fourth annual SAAM arcade are now open. This is a good opportunity for devs […]

Setback puts key Cat in doubt for Round 1

GEELONG could be without one of its most important midfielders for the start of its 2018 campaign, with Scott Selwood in doubt for Round 1 after an injury setback. Selwood will be sidelined for the next six to eight weeks after undergoing ankle surgery on Monday night. The 28-year-old underwent an arthroscopy on his right […]

McLaughlin puts heartbreaking 2017 behind him

AN off-season trip to the United States, where he got engaged, has helped Scott McLaughlin rebound from a heartbreaking end to his 2017 Supercars title bid. McLaughlin started last year’s final race in Newcastle from pole, leading the championship and needing only to finish 11th to secure a maiden title. However three penalties — including […]

Trump puts 30% tariff on imported solar cells and modules

Enlarge / Long Island solar farm. (credit: Brookhaven National Lab) On Monday afternoon, the Trump Administration released a Fact Sheet (PDF) detailing new tariffs on imports, including a tariff schedule for solar cells and modules starting at 30 percent. The solar tariff determination had been tensely anticipated by the solar industry, with manufacturers arguing that cheap […]

Senior officials say Trump often puts on an Indian accent and imitates Prime Minister Modi

Susan Walsh/AP According to a new report, President Donald Trump is known to imitate Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi by putting on an Indian accent. But a comment about the US strategy in Afghanistan that Modi made last year stood out to Trump, and indicated to him that the world sees the US as being mired […]

Live: Big Ben puts on a show in London

A HOST of stars have turned out for the NBA’s London showpiece between the 76ers and Celtics today. Ben Simmons’ squad is attempting to take its 19-19 record into the positive against the best team in the East in front of crowd filled with football identities including Sir Alex Ferguson and Michael Ballack. Philly made […]