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Terror And Rage: It’s Ramadan And The Muslims Are Hangry

You may have noticed that something is disturbing the balmy tranquility of the great British summer at the moment. Uber drivers are swerving more dangerously than usual, BMW owners are angrily shouting at old ladies to hurry up on the Zebra crossings and, if you drive through some neighbourhoods you can even see gangs of youths looking longingly through the windows of fried chicken shops.

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In defence of revenge porn

Revenge porn–posting explicit pictures of someone else online–is back in the limelight following the conviction in California earlier this month of Kevin Bollaert, the man responsible for a website specialising in hosting other people’s revenge porn. The conviction of Mr

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Inside the sick, secret world of online bestiality forums

For centuries, people with unusual obsessions and inclinations have found it hard to engage communally in their predilections, especially when the latter are of a somewhat taboo nature. But the Internet is changing things, perhaps not entirely for the better. Most

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The Harrowingly Oppressive Burden of Female Privilege

Women have it pretty bad in the West – but perhaps not for the reasons you imagine, if, say, you’re a regular reader of the Guardian or Jezebel. Because, although women in Asia and the Middle East have to navigate stonings for

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How to Beat Lefty Family Members in a Christmas Argument

We’ve all been there. 3.30pm on Christmas day. The turkey’s been eaten, the Queen’s speech has just finished and the third bottle of sherry has been cracked open. You’re just starting to settle down and put the world to rights

In Defence of the Patriarchy

In Defence of the Patriarchy

“Who run the world?” asks Beyoncé in her recent hit song, before answering unequivocally: “Girls.” Her record was the first many had heard of this change of leadership–but it makes you think, doesn’t it? What would the world be like

Business Insider’s 25 Coolest Women in UK Tech, Re-Ranked by Hotness

Business Insider’s 25 Coolest Women in UK Tech, Re-Ranked by Hotness

My former Kernel colleague James Cook, Business Insider‘s intrepid European tech reporter, published a list of the “coolest” women in the UK technology industry this week. But I think he’s missed a trick. I mean, “cool” is such a subjective, nebulous thing,

Ramadan Rage: How Crime Increases During the Muslim Holy Month

Ramadan Rage: How Crime Increases During the Muslim Holy Month

The Holy Month of Ramadan is upon us. Most people know the month-long fast is a time Muslims are expected to demonstrate self-control, humility and submission to the will to Allah. What you might not know is that throughout Ramadan