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Why Women Don't Report Sexual Harassment

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 07.21.2016 | World
Margaret Gardiner

In light of the Roger Ailes allegations at Fox News people ask how women can be sexually harassed and not only stay in contact with the alleged perpetrator, but also speak well of them? A 2015 study found that one in three women have been sexually harassed and that 71 percent did not report it. That's staggering until one takes a closer look.

In The Shadows Of The Dark Continent

Women's Rights News | Posted 07.15.2016 | Impact
Women's Rights News

"Empathy suffers from jet-lag -- it often wakes up only after it's no longer possible to do anything to help," said my father, a man who lost many relatives to the holocaust.

Citizen Referendum? I Vote "Needs Review."

Larry Schooler | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
Larry Schooler

The use of a referendum in such high-profile ways, however, also suggests that governments must continue to examine and re-examine what it means to engage the public effectively--before a matter reaches the ballot. Are governments enabling those affected by decisions to affect those decisions, without ballots?

Liliane Daoud: TV Star to Oblivion?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.30.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Liliane Daoud went from star of a show on Egyptian TV, to villain, to persona non-grata, to deportee in one fell swoop as the regime of President Abde...

The Augmented World Expo in San Jose was Fascinating

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Zoltan Istvan trying on the Atheer AiR Suite at the Augmented World Expo A few months ago, I was invited by tech guru Tom Emrich to speak at the Augm...

Poles Apart - Champagne on ice to Camping on ice in the Space of a Month

Sue Flood | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
Sue Flood

My career as a wildlife and travel filmmaker and photographer has taken me to many extreme environments over the last twenty-five years, some inhospitable and potentially dangerous.

The Fabulous Photographs of Nature in Israel

Lev Hakak | Posted 06.06.2016 | Religion
 Lev Hakak

Eretz Israel Museum Tel-Aviv is currently presenting two exhibitions of nature photography. The Natural History Museum, London owns one of them, cal...

Sale of Aramco, Cabinet Shake-up: Is it the Beginning of the End for Saudi Arabia?

David Oualaalou | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics
David Oualaalou

Saudi Arabia's financial power derives from its oil wealth; thus, offering for sale some of Aramco's precious assets could have serious consequences for the royal family's existence. So why is the king pursuing this strategy?

Woman Dresses As 90-Year-Old For A Day, Has Shocking Revelation

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.21.2016 | Fifty

Ageism isn't something we usually think about until we're a target of it ourselves as we get older. To find out exactly how differently society treats...

You Won't Believe How Cool It Is To Watch Fish Decompose

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.14.2016 | Science

Who knew watching a fish decompose could be so compelling? In a new time-lapse video (above), released Wednesday by BBC Earth Unplugged, a John Dory a...

You Can Buy An Entire Village In England

Atlas Obscura | Posted 04.11.2016 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

The Dawney Arms, the village's pub. (Photo: Google Maps) by Erik Shilling, originally posted on Atlas Obscura The English village of West Hesler...

This Is What A Philosophically Engaged Debate On Immigration Looks Like

Michael Sandel | Posted 04.03.2016 | Politics
Michael Sandel

What might a richer, more philosophically engaged immigration debate look like? With the help of the BBC and a group of participants from over 30 countries, I recently tried to answer this question.

Let's Recall When The BBC Convinced People Spaghetti Grew On Trees

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.01.2016 | Weird News

In the media, we throw around a lot of overblown terms like “the best ___ ever.” But in 1957, the BBC actually pulled off the best April Fools’ ...

Watch These 10-Year-Olds Hold Their Own Against A Veteran Journalist

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.21.2016 | Parents

Looks like we just got a glimpse of two future leaders. According to BBC News, 10-year-olds Henrietta and Charlotte talked with veteran journalist and...

Hackers Are Using Expired Domains To Launch Attacks

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology

March 16 (Reuters) - Expired domain names are becoming the latest route for cyber criminals to find their way into the computers of unsuspecting users...

BBC Culture Editor Predicts Oscar Winners And Talks Diversity

Tara Kangarlou | Posted 02.27.2016 | Media
Tara Kangarlou

In a casual conversation in BBC Worldwide offices in New York City, Christian Blauvelt, BBC.com's Deputy Culture Editor gives us an insider scoop into the 2016 Oscar nominations and predicts the top winners of this year's Academy Awards.

The BBC Will Air Super Bowl 50 In The UK Without Any Ads

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.04.2016 | Sports

What's your favorite part of the Super Bowl: the ads, or the game? If you're in the U.K., hopefully you chose the latter, because the BBC, which has e...

How I Got There: Angel Blue

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 02.01.2016 | Entertainment
Lan Anh Vu

Angel Blue is an American soprano singer, Miss Hollywood 2005, and BBC presenter of the BBC Proms and the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition....

BBC micro.bit steals the show at BETT

Adi Gaskell | Posted 01.25.2016 | Education
Adi Gaskell

Amidst a renewed effort to get young people interested in a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM), a raft of simple yet pow...

Mark Ruffalo Is Going To The Oscars, But Understands Why Others Won’t

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment

This is why we love Mark Ruffalo. In a sit-down interview with BBC News, the actor, who is nominated for his performance in the celebrated film "Spot...

Gillian Anderson on What She Would Do If She Wasn't Acting

Quora | Posted 01.13.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Watch Monkeys Snatch Tourists' Valuables As Ransom

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel

Sunglasses, hats and smartphones (at least one with a camera) are travel must-haves for any human taking a sunny vacation. But for monkeys in Bali, t...

Gillian Anderson's Agent Scully On What It's Like To Reunite With Mulder After All These Years

Quora | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

Well David is David, so as you know, he's funny and irreverent and we have a laugh. We laugh about the olden days and about how different it is to do the series as old people. He has a better memory than me so the conversation is usually him being reminded of something we did and me saying, "Really? That happened? In which of the 20,000 episodes?"

Elon Musk Isn't Afraid Of A Rival Electric Car From Apple

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business

Elon Musk is pretty sure that Apple has its own electric car in the works, but he doesn't seem that worried. The Tesla chief told the BBC in an inter...

How Carrie Fisher Is Leading The Fight Against Ageism

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 01.09.2016 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

It's illegal for employers to allow the age of their workers to influence decisions about hiring, promotion, and retention. There are laws banning discrimination in the workplace on the basis of age in the U.S. as well as the U.K. However, these laws don't mean that ageism doesn't exist in more subtle ways.