The Guardian2 min de lecture
Why Marvel’s New Leads Are The Diverse Heroes The World Needs
The studio was slow to feature women and black actors in lead roles, but the latest raft of announcements is a hugely positive step
The Guardian8 min de lecture
Thor! Blade! Picard! The 10 biggest surprises from Comic-Con 2019
San Diego’s annual pop culture gathering saw a big reveal of trailers, stars and release dates, including some major Marvel news
The Guardian3 min de lecture
Now El Chapo’s Back In Jail, Hunt Is On For The Mexican Drug Baron’s Money
$12,666,181,704 … that’s the Sinaloa cartel boss’s sales in the US. Now he’s in jail, prosecutors want to seize his vast riches
The Guardian10 min de lecture
Greta Thunberg: ‘They See Us As A Threat Because We’re Having An Impact’
The climate activist answers questions from famous supporters and Observer readers, with an introduction by Ali Smith
The Guardian3 min de lecture
Listen, Bend And Stretch: How Japan Fell In Love With Exercise On The Radio
“One, two, three, four … five, six, seven, eight …” That is the cue for half a dozen people braving a humid morning at Kamezuka park in Tokyo to bend, stretch, jump, and run on the spot. The group’s personal trainer is a portable radio perched on the
The Guardian10 min de lecture
The Best Things In Life Are Free … But Where Are They?
From amber fishing in the Baltic to mushroom hunting in Russia, there’s lots of stuff that doesn’t cost a penny
The Guardian2 min de lecture
Why The Joke Facebook Page Calling For People To Storm Area 51 Went Viral
More than a million people have actually RSVP’d – and the military have issued a serious response.
The Guardian2 min de lectureScience
Impostor Syndrome Is A Response To A World That Doesn’t Believe In Women
New research shows the emotional exhaustion caused by it bleeds into our home life – but women are somehow expected to find a remedy within themselves
The Guardian2 min de lecture
Italian Forest Rangers On The Hunt Of 'Escape Genius' Bear
Italian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing to climb over three electric fences and a four-metre high barrier at a wildlife enclosure in the northern province of Trentino before disap
The Guardian3 min de lecture
Asleep At The Wheel: Japanese Rental Cars Used For Anything But Driving
Car rental companies in Japan have figured out why some customers are returning their vehicles with barely a mile on the clock. Rather than travel from from A to B, as many as one in eight “drivers” are using their rental cars to grab forty winks, ca
The Guardian2 min de lecture
Permafrost Thaw Sparks Fear Of 'Gold Rush' For Mammoth Ivory
Prospectors in Russia dig up remains of extinct animals for trade worth an estimated £40m a year
The Guardian4 min de lecture
‘I’d Drink My Jacuzzi’: How Earthquake Scientists Prepare For The 'Big One'
After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hits
The Guardian3 min de lecture
Google Whistleblower Launches Project To Keep Tech Ethical
Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak out
The Guardian3 min de lecture
Experience: I Tunnelled Under The Berlin Wall
My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept ours
The Guardian4 min de lecture
Colombia's Rebel Poets: From 'Verbal Terrorists' To Favoured Sons
The Nadaistas, an iconoclastic group of young poets in Medellín, once sparked outrage but now their influence is felt from the metro to the corridors of power
The Guardian3 min de lecture
‘Goats Are The Best Tool’: Grazers In High Demand To Reduce US Wildfire Risk
In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countryside
The Guardian6 min de lecture
Long Road To Freedom For Farmworker Accused Of Being Notorious Trafficker
Judge acquits Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe after one of Italy’s most embarrassing cases of mistaken identity
The Guardian3 min de lectureFood & Wine
Using Their Loaf: Japanese Elevate Humble Art Of Making Toast
From a £220 toaster that makes one slice to loaves designed to crisp up better, the nation is being gripped by a new culinary obsession
The Guardian8 min de lecture
How Online Surveillance Is Killing Private Conversations
The Kim Darroch leaks highlight how hard it is to keep any communication confidential. How can we regain our privacy?
The Guardian5 min de lecture
Descendants Of Jews Who Fled Nazis Unite To Fight For German Citizenship
A group of more than 100 descendants of Jewish refugees who fled the Nazi regime are challenging the German government’s rejection of their applications to restore their citizenship. Anyone who was deprived of their German citizenship during the 12 y
The Guardian4 min de lecture
Rip Torn, Cult Actor And Artie In The Larry Sanders Show Dies Aged 88
Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TV’s Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films
The Guardian4 min de lecture
Rip Torn: A Wild Man Of Stage And Screen And A Titan Of US TV Comedy
His fights with Dennis Hopper and Norman Mailer are the stuff of Hollywood legend, but he is best remembered as the cynical and cantankerous Artie, producer of The Larry Sanders Show
The Guardian2 min de lecture
'Beauty Available To All': Groundbreaking US Buildings Added To Unesco List
A group of eight projects by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright are now included on the list of 1,000 heritage sites around the world
The Guardian3 min de lecturePsychology
How Do You Make Your Soul Grow? Embrace Your Everyday Creativity – No Matter How Aimless | Charlotte Church
The idea that people are creative or not is rubbish. And the risk of not engaging in creative action is far higher than that of making a fool of yourself
The Guardian6 min de lectureSociety
'Shout Queer!' The Museums Bringing LGBT Artefacts Out Of The Closet
From Michelangelo’s suggestive David to a gender-fluid Hindu deity, cultural institutions are digging into their vaults to display once-hidden objects of same-sex desire and gender nonconformity
The Guardian4 min de lecture
‘Saving Lives Is No Crime’: Migrants Rescuer Facing Jail Would Do It Again
A Spaniard who went to sea to save refugees could go to prison in Italy for 20 years. He talks about why humanity must come before politics
The Guardian13 min de lecture
Our Son The Terror Suspect: Jack Letts’s Parents On The Fight To Save Their Child
How did a friendly middle-class teen from Oxford become known as ‘Jihadi Jack’? John Letts and Sally Lane on their continuing ordeal
The Guardian6 min de lectureSociety
'The Most Pleasant Chaos': What Pride Means To Me
As London prepares to host one of Britain’s biggest Pride marches, we spoke to six people about the importance of taking to the streets
The Guardian3 min de lectureFashion & Beauty
Turban-tying Services Boom As Young Sikhs Embrace Heritage
Professionals say it is now rare for family members to be able to tie groom’s turban before wedding
The Guardian15 min de lecture
How Britain Can Help You Get Away With Stealing Millions: A Five-step Guide
Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver Bullough
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