"De farmaceutische industrie heeft onvoldoende geanticipeerd op de huidige ebola-uitbraak." Die stelling neemt de Wereld Gezondheidsorganisatie in de mond. De ziekte kan volgens de WHO niet behandeld worden omdat nog onvoldoende onderzoek is gedaan en dat feit is een afspiegeling van de samenleving, aldus de WHO.
Patricia Krenwinkel was 21 jaar oud, in 1969, toen ze als lid van Charles Mansons 'Family' een bloedbad aanrichtte in de heuvels van Beverly Hills. Zeven moorden. Waarom deed ze wat ze deed? In deze video spreekt ze voor het eerst in twintig jaar tijd.
Over the last few weeks, social media has gone berserk with the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, as celebrities, tech moguls, politicians, and people everywhere grab buckets of ice water and dump them on their heads — all in the name of raising awarenes...
For milestones like moving in together, intent (rather than chronology) determines success.
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A report released today from the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia looks at the many factors that predict a high quality marriage. More than one thousand Americans, 18 to 35 years old, who were in a relationship were recruited into the study. Within five years, 418 of those individuals got married. Galena Rhoades (a co-author of this article) and Scott Stanley, both at the University of Denver, looked closely at those who married, probing into their relationship history with their spouse, their relationships with others, and the quality of their marriages.
Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko traveled through Russia and Ukraine in search of hermits living in self-imposed exile, far away from any city or village. His 'Escape' photo series shows us the faces of these men, who have forfeited their social identities by withdrawing from society.
Michelle Goldberg on the dispute over what it means to be a woman. The transgender-rights movement has forced a rethinking of what sex and gender mean, and radical feminists now find themselves shunned as reactionaries on the wrong side of a sexual-rights issue.