Hummus Selfies Probably Will Not End the Israel-Palestine Conflict

People with an internet connection and a digital camera are doing their part to end the age old conflict between Israel and Palestine by posting selfies alongside plates of hummus. Why didn't we think of this sooner? » 8/04/14 3:40pm 8/04/14 3:40pm

Ukraine's Female Ex-Prime Minister Is Too Sexy to Trust, Says Idiot

Did a British "Russia expert" just write the steamin-est pile of sexist word barf ever assembled about Ukraine's ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko? Maybe! » 2/25/14 3:00pm 2/25/14 3:00pm

Colombian Women Forced To Have Abortions And Everything Is Terrible

Hello good day and salutations friends. Did you know that in Colombia, FARC rebels regularly force female fighters to have abortions? (Holiday party tip: don't start conversations this way unless you want to bum everyone out.) » 12/04/13 12:50pm 12/04/13 12:50pm

In Russia, Woman Owns You

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Neo Nazi Throws a Hissy Fit, Punches Female Politician on Live TV

Do you remember Crossfire, the show where pundits would yell talking points very loudly at each other while the Founding Fathers spun around in their graves and Lady Liberty pondered slitting her wrists? Well, the pugnaciousness of Tucker Carlson & Frenemies has nothing on Greek political TV. Today, a talk show… » 6/07/12 4:10pm 6/07/12 4:10pm

Will Afghanistan's Next President be a Woman?

Probably not. But Afghan Parliament member and now declared Presidential candidate, unabashed women's rights supporter, and overall badass Fawzia Koofi hasn't seen a battle that wasn't uphill. » 4/16/12 5:45pm 4/16/12 5:45pm

What Can We Expect From Christine Lagarde?

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's replacement Christine Lagarde is the first female head of the IMF. All signs indicate that she's more than just a "tough mom." » 6/29/11 5:13pm 6/29/11 5:13pm

"Hubby's Coming Home" Is One Of The Worst Ads We've Ever Seen

The Hindu is a respected Indian daily. In a recent issue, front-page stories included the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections; Indian-Chinese relations; and...this ad. » 4/14/11 1:23pm 4/14/11 1:23pm

Knut Zookeeper Found Dead • Cloistered Spanish Nuns Start Cooking Show

• Thomas Doerflein, the German zookeeper who cared for Knut, was found dead » 9/22/08 5:30pm 9/22/08 5:30pm in his Berlin apartment today. He was 44. • Baleka Mbete may become the after the forced resignation of Thabo Mbeki and before the installment of future South African President Jacob Zuma who cannot take over the country just yet because he…