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The ‘Guerrilla’ Wikipedia Editors Who Combat Conspiracy Theories

Susan Gerbic spend her career photographing newborns at a department store in Salinas, California, only 100 miles south of San Francisco. Today, the retired 55 -year-old has dedicated her life to something entirely different: Wikipedia. As a member of the skeptical motion, Gerbic is committed to promoting critical thinking, scientific investigation, and empirical evidence–particularly when …

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Roxane Gay:’ No one is guaranteed love or affection’

The author of Bad Feminist and Hunger has strong terms for incels, harassers in publishing and diet gurus Born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1974, Roxane Gay is an author, essayist, New York Times sentiment writer and associate professor of English at Indiana’s Purdue University. She has published a novel, An Untamed State , two short …

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The Land of Steady Habits review- smart-alecky, sad Netflix tale of midlife crisis

In Nicole Holofceners sixth feature, accommodated from Ted Thompsons 2014 novel, a humen midlife crisis is rendered with tragicomic sincerity The women of writer-director Nicole Holofcener’s movies have often been described as ” dysfunctional” or “complicated”, the most rote of the catchwords used to suggest a kind of tough-as-nails realism. They are women, frequently single, …

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Shanghai Sacred: inside China’s religious resurgence- photo essay

Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of Chinas largest city, uncovering the spaces and rituals of this cosmopolitan megalopolis that is home to 26 million people and to religious groups from Buddhism to Islam, Christianity to Bahaism, Hinduism to Taoism China is undergoing one of the great religious resurgences of our time. …

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Lykke Li on Rihanna, hypnotism and being a’ difficult’ woman in pop

Releasing her first album since 2014, the songwriter returns with So Sad So Sexy, made after a period of baby momma meltdowns and creative burnouts On a sunny day in the virtually oppressively laid-back Los Feliz enclave of Los Angeles, Swedish emo-pop practitioner Lykke Li is softly fuming. Not only was she nearly run over, …

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Naomie Harris: ‘After Moonlight, I just wanted to open a fingernail salon’

Despite hating handguns, Harris starrings as a tough policeman up for a fight in her new action thriller. She talks about how she almost cease acting after Moonlight, the pain of her familys past and Bond getting woke Later this month, Naomie Harris appears in her first starring role in a movie. She is 43. …

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It’s time to rethink how we view families on food stamps. These programs present why.

Unlimited fruits and veggies, breakfast, and after-school supper. These Vermont schools serve everything is — for free. No matter what, all students in Burlington, Vermont, get breakfast, even in the hallway if they’re running late to class. They can load up on as many fresh, locally sourced fruits and vegetables as they want. In other …

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‘ I’d ask my mum: why do you drink ?’ Andie MacDowell on childhood and Hollywood

She learned responsibility young, caring for her mother then became a stunningly successful model and screen starring. The actor talks about ageing on screen, why she eschews narcotics, and her pride in her daughters acting careers Andie MacDowell’s career as a successful model, who went on to become a successful actor, virtually aimed before it …

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