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UN agrees to toughest-ever North Korea sanctions, and how women's bodies became a battle zone.

Published Tue, Sep 12, 2017, 8:00 AM
THE BODY POLITICAL
THE GLOBAL WAR ON WOMEN
How Women's Bodies Became A Battle Zone In The US And India
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Women's reproductive rights are under attack across the globe. Sophie Cousins investigates the challenges women face in accessing abortion and contraception in two very different countries — India and the USA.
THE ORIGINAL SELF-CARE MOVEMENT
Before Vibrators Were Mainstream
theatlantic.com
Starting in the 1970s, a cohort of enterprising women set out to bring feminism and sex-positivity to the adult-toy industry.
'I DON'T WORK WITH FAT PEOPLE'
What It's Like To Be Fat In France
theguardian.com
Gabrielle Deydier's book about being obese has ignited her native France. She tells Stefanie Marsh how her life has been a battle against "grossophobia," discrimination and verbal abuse — until now.
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BIZARRE BUILDINGS
YO HO, YO HO, A PIRATE'S LIFE FOR THEM
Residents Of This Floating House Built From Dump Scraps Are Fighting Eviction
vice.com
"The biggest thing for me is that float houses don't have building codes, so out there you can build whatever you think up," says Nick, a man who lives in a floating house off the coast of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. "You can't do that on land."
CHURCH AND STATE
Megachurches In Nigeria Are Building Their Own Cities
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Redemption Camp has 5,000 houses, roads, rubbish collection, police, supermarkets, banks, a fun fair, a post office — even a 25 megawatt power plant. In Nigeria, the line between church and city is rapidly vanishing.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
SMOOTH SAILING
This 30-Day Time-Lapse From A Cargo Ship Is Stunning
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​The world's oceans are incomprehensibly vast, a fact that's quite apparent in this spectacular time-lapse of a cargo ship's journey over the course of a month.
IN THE NEWS
(THE) UN VS (KIM JONG) UN
UN Agrees To Toughest-Ever Sanctions Against North Korea
washingtonpost.com
The sanctions set limits on North Korea’s oil imports and banned its textile exports in an effort to deprive the reclusive nation of the income it needs to maintain its nuclear and ballistic missile program, and increase the pressure to negotiate a way out of punishing sanctions.
ONLY IF ORRIN HATCH RETIRES
Mitt Romney Considering Running For Senate Seat
utahpolicy.com
Earlier this year, Orrin Hatch said he would be willing to step aside if an "outstanding person" like Mitt Romney were to run for the seat he currently holds.
COPYRIGHT AND WRONG
'Monkey Selfie' Legal Battle Ends In Settlement
arstechnica.com
PETA officially dropped the Naruto case on Monday. We can all rest assured that, at least for now, the threat of animals becoming our overlords via their accumulation of new rights has dissipated.
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