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  • Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts

    Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts
    Eric Wang dropped the bar. Three hundred thirty-five pounds bounced on the floor. He let out a tired breath as he turned toward a mirror hanging to his right. It was his third set of the deadlift. Chady Gemayel, his workout partner, pointed out Wang's...
  • Toronto: Sam Claflin-Max Irons' Drama 'Riot Club' Gets U.S. Distribution

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - IFC Films has bought U.S. rights to Lone Scherfig's "The Riot Club," starring Sam Claflin, Max Irons, Douglas Booth, Jessica Brown Findlay and Holliday Grainger. The world premiere of the drama, set at Oxford University,...
  • Violence at home costs $8 trillion a year, worse than war: study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and is an often overlooked scourge that costs the world economy more than $8 trillion a year, experts said on Tuesday. The study, which its authors...
  • Bullying from brothers and sisters may be harmful

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bullying has been linked to worse health later in life, and new findings from the UK suggest that's also true when the bullies are a child's brothers or sisters. In a study of about 7,000 people, those bullied by brothers...
  • UK class, entitlement unleash violence in film "The Riot Club"

    By Solarina Ho TORONTO, Sept 8 (Reuters) - British class and privilege are seldom associated with hooliganism and uncontrolled violence, but Danish director Lone Scherfig pairs the two in a new film about the debauched excesses of an exclusive Oxford...
  • UK class, entitlement unleash violence in film 'The Riot Club'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - British class and privilege are seldom associated with hooliganism and uncontrolled violence, but Danish director Lone Scherfig pairs the two in a new film about the debauched excesses of an exclusive Oxford University dining club....
  • UK's Prince William and wife Kate thrilled at second baby news

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William said on Monday he and wife Kate were thrilled to be expecting their second baby, after news of the pregnancy was released early because the Duchess had been suffering from morning sickness. The baby will be...
  • Ebola map shows people in more African regions at risk of animal infection

    LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Scientists have created the newest map of places most at risk of an Ebola outbreak and say regions likely to be home to animals harboring the virus are more widespread than previously feared, particularly in West Africa....
  • Depression more common for cancer patients, but rarely treated

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Three new studies by researchers at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh in the U.K. reveal that three-quarters of depressed cancer patients are not receiving treatment for depression. The researchers also found...
  • Exhibition unwraps drama of Tutankhamun's discovery

    OXFORD England (Reuters) - Egypt's "boy king" Tutankhamun has gripped the imagination since his tomb was discovered in 1922, and a new exhibition tells the enthralling tale of how archaeologists unearthed and recorded the contents of his 3,000-year-old...
  • Roger Goodell's ineptitude has done a lot for domestic violence awareness

    Roger Goodell's ineptitude has done a lot for domestic violence awareness
    Thank you, Roger Goodell. Thank you for your incompetence. Thank you for your ineptitude Thank you for misleading the American public about seeing the videotape and spurring on Congress to delve into the obvious cover-up. Thank you for your...