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Girl reunites with retired detective who saved her life 18 years ago

Eighteen years ago, a police officer in Hartford, Connecticut, was photographed carrying an unconscious 5-year-old girl after she was pulled from a burning building. The dramatic image graced the front page of the local newspaper the next day. 322 more words

Internet Culture

Male reviewers of TV shows on IMDB give lower scores to female-led shows

In the world of online reviews of popular TV shows, one thing is clear: Men do not love shows starring women. An analysis by the statistics website FiveThirtyEight of the ratings of popular shows on IMDb found that shows with more men in them rated better than shows with an equal split of men and women or shows that featured mainly women. 216 more words


Lena Dunham’s surprise book sells out within a day

On Tuesday, Lena Dunham surprised fans by releasing a book titled Is It Evil Not to Be Sure?, a collection of her journals from a decade ago sold out within a day. 260 more words

Arts And Culture

Man who live-streamed his child's birth takes shot at critics

A California resident who live-streamed his child’s birth on Facebook Live this week — quickly garnering around 90,000 views in the process — has defended himself from critics by calling into question people’s sense of what’s appropriate to share. 201 more words

Arts And Culture

Facebook's controversial Trending News team rampant with sexism, ex-employee says

An anonymous former employee of Facebook’s controversial Trending News team has authored a scathing essay in The Guardian, alleging that the team is crippled by sexism, poor management and that most of the people who have quit the job in the last two years, including herself, have been women. 411 more words

Women's Rights

Phone number stolen, along with K179,000

Sue, who wishes to be known only by her first name, lost AUD 80,000 (K179,000) when thieves managed to take her mobile phone number and use it to authorise bank transfers. 250 more words

Surveillance & Information Gathering

edX University of Adalaide offers Cyberwar training

Cybercrime is an issue that is affecting the lives of many people throughout the world. In Papua New Guinea many people are not aware of its existence and fall prey to the cyber criminals. 93 more words

Computers & Electronics

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