Anita Sarkeesian talks about exposing gaming’s most toxic trends with sheer data

Enlarge / In isolation, the “leather daddy” enemies in Sega’s Bare Knuckle 3 (the Japanese version of Streets of Rage 3) could strike you as either offensive or harmless. But these “queer coded” enemies speak to a larger trend, and Feminist Frequency’s latest video series explores this fact with a deep, data-driven dive into the […]

Daily Podcast: How To Save The Die Hard Franchise, What’s The Most You’d Pay For A Movie Ticket, Stranger Things 3, Spider-Man, Toxic Avengers, Jordan Peele

On the December 11, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest movie and tv news, including Die Hard, Stranger Things 3, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Toxic Avengers, Jordan Peele and London movie theater […]

Taylor fires up at ‘toxic’ accusation

EVERYONE likes pointing the finger when it comes to Australia’s disappointing on-field fiasco in March. Rarely can you have a conversation about Australian cricket without the ball tampering scandal in South Africa resurfacing. What could simply be put down as a monstrous failure of leadership from Steve Smith, combined with David Warner cockily attempting to […]

7 positive lessons you learn when you leave a toxic, abusive relationship behind

Rakicevic Nenad / Unsplash Breaking up is hard. Breaking up with someone who has abused you is even harder. You will feel confused and traumatised for some time. It’s not all terrible though — distance will make you realise you’re stronger. Trauma doesn’t stay with you forever, and there are actually several positives from what […]

‘Underwater Chernobyl’: Norway burying Nazi submarine in sand to stem leak of toxic chemicals

A Dutch firm has been commissioned by the Norwegian government to bury a sunken Nazi submarine in sand to stop the 1,800 barrels of toxic chemicals onboard from leaking into the sea. More than 60 years after the 2,400-ton U-boat was torpedoed by the British Navy off the coast of Norway, the vessel continues to […]

8 Signs of a Toxic Relationship and How to Save Yourself from It

You know what it’s like to have the honeymoon phase of any relationship die down. It’s fun and exciting in the beginning, but you get comfortable and the relationship can begin to get a little stale. The longer the relationship lasts, the more ups and downs you will run into. While this is all totally […]

The toxic truth about counterfeit cosmetics

Worryingly, many youngsters know they’re buying fakes (Image: Local Government Association) Fake copycat cosmetics worth hundreds of thousands of pounds seized by trading standards officers included perfumes, mascaras, lipsticks, lip and eyebrow pencils purporting to be from genuine Benefit, Chanel, Dior, Nars, Kylie Jenner and Mac ranges. According to a report by the Local Government […]

The former personnel chief at FEMA allegedly created a ‘toxic’ work environment where sexual harassment was rampant

FEMA Corey Coleman, the now-dismissed personnel chief at FEMA, is reportedly under investigation for creating a “toxic” work environment, according to a Washington Post report published Monday. Coleman allegedly hired and promoted college fraternity brothers and women he met in bars and on dating websites. Coleman had also allegedly transferred female employees between departments so […]