Seriously, Meryl Streep? ‘Toxic masculinity’ doesn’t hurt men it kills them | Arwa Mahdawi

In America, men are 3.5 times more likely to die from suicide than women, and many experts say its because theyre told not to express emotions Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. a recent panel discussion about the new season of Big Little Lies the cast started talking about how many men enjoyed the female-led show; Streep then announced that we hurt our boys by calling something toxic masculinity. Women can be pretty fucking toxic Its toxic people. We have our good angles and we have our bad ones, Streep continued. I think the labels are less helpful than what were trying to get to, which is a communication, direct, …

Cardi B. explains show cancellations: ‘I gotta get better’

(CNN)Cardi B. is sounding off about her recent plastic surgery. Cardi slapped back at people who told her to exercise instead of getting liposuction, which she’s said in the past she’s gotten. “I do whatever the f**k I want with my body,” she told fans. Related: Cardi B postpones shows “My job as an entertainer is a 24-hour job, bro. So, no, I don’t have time to work out,” she continued. “And I wanted specific things that I know that no matter how much I work out, is not going to get fixed. Like my boobs, no matter how much I work out, they’re not going to lift themselves. So yeah, I have to get f***ing surgery. That’s right. All …

Woman says cheap Mommy Makeover surgery abroad nearly killed her, was completely traumatizing

Harrison said within days of the surgery her tummy swelled up with liquid, and a week later she underwent emergency surgery to clean and drain the deeply infected wound. (SWNS) She claims it started just days after her procedure when she noticed a swollen stomach. Once in the U.K. she said she underwent emergency surgery to drain and clean the infected wound in her abdomen. She alleges doctors told her it was septic, and that the 5-inch wound was left open so that it could be cleaned. “I couldn’t breathe properly and I was in so much pain,” Harrison told SWNS. “The swelling was putting pressure on my lungs. I went red and purple. The consultant said I was a …

How Chinese hackers turned 50,000 servers into cryptocurrency miners

At one point, the attackers had installed cryptomining malware on some 50,000 servers belonging to organizations working in the health care, telecommunications, media, and IT sectors. Cryptominers are a strand of malware that hijack the resources of infected machines to solve complicated mathematical problems and collect cryptocurrency rewards. in-depth reportAccording to Guardicores findings, the hackers operated from several servers and probed the internet for computers running MS SQL Server, a popular database server that runs on millions of Windows server machines. Were in 2019, and still tens of thousands of servers that are protected by weak passwords. The attackers to stage brute-force attacks against the targeted servers, trying different passwords until they got the right one. Guardicore The attackers were …

Guy Takes Pictures Of Car License Plates Outside Planned Parenthood To Later Educate Women At Their Homes

In scenes reminiscent of the ‘morality police’ found in groups like the Taliban, a man in Tucson, Arizona has taken it upon himself to ‘reeducate’ women who visit the local Planned Parenthood office. The vigilante pro-lifer, identified as Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Emporium brought people’s awareness to Jordan’s ‘protest,’ pointing out that although local police are aware of his activities, they are unable or unwilling to do anything about it. This is a comment Jordan made himself that was also posted to the same group, it proves he’s well aware of his actions. People’s responses to Jordan’s post restore our faith in humanity somewhat, with many commenters pointing out that the work of Planned Parenthood goes far beyond abortions. They …

Dad loses eye, part of nose after common symptom leads to cancer diagnosis

Graeme said he and his doctor initially thought his watery eye was a symptom of conjunctivitis or “dry eye.”  (Caters News Agency) He claims even doctors initially thought it was a dry eye condition before realizing it was cancer. WOMAN CLAIMS BOTCHED ACRYLIC NAIL JOB NEARLY COST HER A FINGER: ‘I’LL NEVER GET MY NAILS DONE AGAIN’ Graeme, a physiotherapist, was eventually diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his nasal lining in 2011, which he has dubbed “The Alien”. Since then, he has undergone almost 30 operations and now wears a prosthetic face-piece to help him breathe. “When doctors told me that they needed to remove part of my nose to get rid of the cancer, they said there was a …

A historic win. The National Spelling Bee has not one — but 8 champions

(CNN)Can you spell history? The 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee had an epic ending with eight co-champions. “We have plenty of words left on our list but will soon run out of words that would challenge you,” said the Bee’s official pronouncer Dr. Jacques Bailly, calling those remaining in the 17th round “the most phenomenal assemblage of super-spellers” in the competition’s history. The crowd agreed with a standing ovation. “We’re throwing the dictionary at you and so far, you are showing the dictionary who is boss.” And, sure enough, all of the competitors from round 17 made it to the end. Thursday night’s finals went on more than an hour and half past the scheduled time with words like omphalopsychite, …

Are Fat Hospital Salaries for Doctors Really Kickbacks?

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News For a hospital that had once labored to break even, Wheeling Hospital displayed abnormally deep pockets when recruiting doctors. To lure Dr. Adam Tune, an anesthesiologist from nearby Pittsburgh who specialized in pain management, the Catholic hospital built a clinic for him to run on its campus in Wheeling, West Virginia. It paid Tune as much as $1.2 million a yearwell above the salaries of 90 percent of pain management physicians across the nation, the federal government charged in a lawsuit filed this spring. In addition, Wheeling paid an obstetrician-gynecologist a salary as high as $1.3 million a year, so much that her department bled money, according to a related lawsuit by a whistleblowing …

Meet the 10-year-old drag kid shaping the future of drag youth

It’s about to be Pride season, the time of year when brands cash in on “diversity” and emblazon a bunch of crap with the rainbow flag. Every once in a while, however, a brand does something that actually moves the LGBTQ community forward. Take the latest ad from Gillette, which was posted on Thursday and which features a young trans teen from Canada by the name of Samson Bonkeabantu Brown, shaving for the first time. Try to watch this without tearing up. SEE ALSO: Women and girls will feel so seen by new guidelines for their mental health The ad is effective not only because of its writing, which ignores clichés, but because the producers actually cast a trans person …

Hawaii hiker tells of being lost for 2 weeks: ‘I just had such hope in my heart’

Amanda Eller was found on Friday after being lost for 17 days in a Hawaii forest. (Javier Cantellops via Storyful) Eller told reporters on Tuesday that she saw at least 20 helicopters above before she was finally found. “I’m looking at the sky just saying. ‘Please pick me up,’” Eller said. But it also dawned on her that this was a “needle-in-a-haystack scenario.” “As the sun starts to go down you think, ‘Another day alone,’” she said. Other thoughts also raced through her mind while she was lost in the woods: “’How will I stay warm? How will I stay alive?’” She said she survived by drinking from waterfalls and streams and eating plants and berries. Reflecting on her experience, she now calls what …

Future Positive Capital outs $57M fund to back European startups tackling worlds most pressing problems

Future Positive Capital, an early-stage VC firm co-founded by ex-Index Ventures associate Sofia Hmich, breaks cover today. The new pan-European fund, which has a first close of $57.1 million, will invest in “deep tech” startups right across the region that are attempting to solve “the world’s most pressing problems”. Specifically, Hmich and her co-founders Alexandre Terrien and Michael Rosen are seeking entrepreneurs using advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology, genetics, and other deep technologies to address global problems such as how to feed the growing population sustainably, how to tackle climate change, and how society will cope with an ageing population. More broadly, the Paris and London-based VC firm is working from an investment thesis which argues that too …

Heres Each Zodiac Signs June 2019 Horoscope

Nikki Halsted Updated May 29, 2019 By Allegra Messina Beep, beep, beep! Heads up, star lovers. While the heavens are stopping at a rest station for the month, we’ll feel as if the energies here on Earth are loose. Need not worry, however, as the universe is also asking us to pull over and enjoy the scenic view for ourselves this month. Astrologically speaking, June is a pretty chill month we should each be taking advantage of to its fullest extent. Mars is in Cancer until July 1st, which is not resonant energy for any of us to work with. This year overall is about nurturing the divine feminine in each of us to soften our perceptions– therefore allowing us to just …

Dont You Dare Give Up On Yourself

Holly Riordan Updated May 31, 2019 By Roberto Nickson I know you’re frustrated. I know you’re having a hard time believing things are going to get better. I know you want the pain to stop, you want the questions to stop, you want the self-doubt to stop. But you need to hold on a little longer. You need to get through the day. Even if you don’t leave the house, even if you don’t shower, even if you don’t brush your teeth, at least make it through the day. Other people might think you’re lazy for cooping yourself up inside for hours on end, but you know better than them. You know you’re strong for making it through the day …

Your Work Stress Could Be An Actual Medical Condition Betches

Late 20s culture is many things: your friends all getting married when you can’t even get a second date, your idea of cooking beginning and ending with boiling water to make pasta, and wondering at what age you officially have to start making your own doctors appointments. But probably the biggest aspect of late 20s culture is being stressed. Stressed about dating, stressed about work, stressed about the fact that our planet might be beyond repair and we may all die very soon in the real-life incarnation of 28 Days Later. And it’s no wonder we’re all stressed about work: college tuition has more than doubled since the 1980s, leaving many millennials saddled with debt ($17,126 per graduate who took out loans) …

‘Having a child doesnt fit into these women’s schedule’: is this the future of surrogacy?

US doctors are seeing an increase in patients avoiding pregnancy or time off work by paying someone else to carry their baby with no medical need to do so The Pacific Fertility Center on Los Angeles Wilshire Boulevard is the place where the people who have it all make their babies. With its crystal chandeliers and plush velvet and leather upholstery in shades of cream and mink, youd be forgiven for thinking the waiting room was the changing room of a high-end bridal shop. But the pictures on the flatscreen on the wall give it away: digital photos of newborns in scratch mittens, thank you notes, family Christmas cards, tiny heads cradled in grateful hands. The images float upwards and …