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“Why not have a Year of Publishing Women”

Writing in The Guardian newspaper last Saturday, Kamila Shamsie (author of five novels and a work of non-fiction) challenged the literary world of readers, critics and publishers to acknowledge the under-representation of women in the upper echelons of popular literature.

LSD: A medicinal drug for the future?

Recent studies have sought to investigate the medicinal advantages of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and have uncovered evidence of the drug as advantageous in the treatment of depression, addition, and schizophrenia amongst other mental illnesses.

World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 Criticised

Monday night in London saw the release of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list for 2015, in the face of heated criticism of the voting system employed. Criticism levelled has included accusations of arbitrary and corrupted judging, government-funded meals and trips for journalist, and parties with vested interests comprising a third of the voting body. Additionally, there is no requirement ...

Pharrell buys a $7 Million Mansion in Hollywood and it looks familiar…

Singer Pharrell Williams has just bought a steel and glass mansion in the Hollywood Hills for $7.14 million.

Various sources have begun drawing similarities with this newly bought Pharrell's property to the mansion that was introduced to us in the film Crazy Stupid Love, in which the actor Ryan Gosling takes Emma Stone home for the first time.

Here are some images that showcase the look of this $7 Million mansion:







 

By Seneer Asif

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Britain set for a big heatwave

Britain’s weather is about to go head to head with the hot weather conditions in countries such as Turkey, Morocco, and Portugal. Weather Forecasters have revealed that rain and gale-force winds will give way to plenty of hot sunshine, with this week’s temperatures predicted to soar past 28C (82F). The Mediterranean style weather, which will begin this Wednesday, is completely ...

Brits believe in crazy myths about the weather

About a third of Brits have confessed to believing that it rains when cows lie down. Michael Fish, the BBC weather presenter, has revealed that approximately 79% of British people believe in weather myths. The 31% of people who took part in the survey informed that they genuinely thought when cows lie down it means it’s going to rain, although ...

‘Major milestone’ in cancer treatment

“In the 20 years that I’ve been in practice, I consider this a major milestone,” said Dr Julie Brahmer of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, leader of the study involving the cancer-treating drugs.

France to scrap supermarket waste

Aimed at reducing the 7.1 million tons of food that ends up in bins each year, the French parliament has legislated to require supermarkets to donate unsold food to charity.

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