The Guardian

Sep 01

“Don’t get too high and mighty, ladies. Don’t step out of line. Don’t do anything to upset or disappoint men who feel entitled to your time, bodies, affection or attention. Your bared body can always be used as a weapon against you. You bared body can always be used to shame and humiliate you. Your bared body is at once desired and loathed.” — Roxane Gay: The Great Naked Celebrity Photo Leak of 2014 is just the beginning

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Aug 31

We interviewed Britain’s most successful male escort:

There are risks in what Josh does, of course: a chance he’ll end up beaten and bitter. But I say his father should be proud of the son who refused to accept the oblivion of his hometown and is working so hard to write his own happy ending. Story of a male escort »

Photo: Will Storr.

We interviewed Britain’s most successful male escort:

There are risks in what Josh does, of course: a chance he’ll end up beaten and bitter. But I say his father should be proud of the son who refused to accept the oblivion of his hometown and is working so hard to write his own happy ending. Story of a male escort »

Photo: Will Storr.

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Sydney’s Doll Hospital has worked on millions of dolls, teddy bears and other toys. Behind a toy shop on a busy street in south Sydney, ‘doll surgeons’ transplant fingers, toes and heads and repair broken eye sockets. (Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters)
Don’t have nightmares »

Sydney’s Doll Hospital has worked on millions of dolls, teddy bears and other toys. Behind a toy shop on a busy street in south Sydney, ‘doll surgeons’ transplant fingers, toes and heads and repair broken eye sockets. (Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters)

Don’t have nightmares »

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Burning Man festival – in pictures (Jim Urquart/Reuters)

Burning Man festival – in pictures (Jim Urquart/Reuters)

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Aug 30

newsweek:

This graphic shows everywhere journalists have been killed since 2004 | GlobalPost
Approximately 619 journalists have died since 2004. Most were local reporters.

newsweek:

This graphic shows everywhere journalists have been killed since 2004 | GlobalPost

Approximately 619 journalists have died since 2004. Most were local reporters.

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JK Rowling, everything you need to know

JK Rowling, everything you need to know

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moderntoss:



It’s ‘Be Late For Something Day’. Paramedics are exempt.

moderntoss:

It’s ‘Be Late For Something Day’. Paramedics are exempt.

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A previously unpublished chapter of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory »
Illustration: Quentin Blake

A previously unpublished chapter of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory »

Illustration: Quentin Blake

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