US law leaves no choice for Boko Haram rape victims “You WILL have the terror spawn!” — The Nib — Medium.
(Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) In Sunday’s New York Times, Wednesday Martin claims to blow the lid off a certain set of fashionable, hedge-fund dependent Upper East Side wives with children. It’s a group with whom she spent six years socializing at the playground and in other casual settings—an experience Martin, who holds a BA in anthropology, […]
Photo Going to school on the Upper East Side. Credit Erin Baiano for The New York Times A few weeks ago, a woman named Wednesday Martin, a hobby anthropologist whose graduate degree is in comparative literature, published an op-ed article in The New York Times outlining some of the observations she makes in her forthcoming […]
gallery js A billionaire from Saudi Arabia has reportedly purchased the $95 million penthouse apartment at 432 Park Avenue, the tallest residential skyscraper on this side of Planet Earth. The billionaire was likely drawn to the apartment’s six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and magnificent views, all of which are perfect for hiding millions of tax-free dollars […]
Gaming communities are mourning the death of prominent transgender game developer Rachel Bryk, who committed suicide on April 23. Bryk, 23, was plagued by chronic pain, which she told friends was a result of rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. She took her own life by jumping from the George Washington Bridge, which connects Manhattan to New Jersey, […]
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 19, 2015 at 12:58 pm Updated: May 20, 2015 at 5:11 pm “Leaked Memo Reveals What ‘Breastaurants’ Actually Think Of Their Customers” Waitresses and a customer at a Texas-area Twin Peaks restaurant CREDIT: Flickr Creative Commons via MarkScottAustinTX Popularly known as “breastaurants,” the franchises that cater to the male gaze […]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Every three months, the government takes the temperature of the economy by releasing Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, figures. GDP goes up: the economy is supposedly healthy. GDP goes down: there’s a bug (or an all-out contagion, as during the Great Recession). But GDP — which adds up the value of work being […]