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What lies beneath the brave new world of feminist dystopian sci-fi?

Or will a liberated generation of Lycra-clad superwomen be running the world? Much of the established political order has come under exceptional scrutiny, from the future of Europe to Trump's America. Now a matching literary revolution is under way: a ...and more »

World Naked Bike Ride returns to Portland

Thousands of bicyclists bared all for the World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday to highlight the problems of global oil dependency and the vulnerability of riders worldwide. The route rolled through Southeast Portland from Mt. Scott Park to the White Owl ...and more »

Khrunichev winner of Arch of Europe

NASA will pay Russia a hefty 50 million USD per seat to ferry American astronauts, Khrunichev currently holds 30% of the global space launch market.

She Was Named World's Ugliest Dog, but 'She's Just Darling'

Martha, a Neapolitan mastiff, won the annual “World's Ugliest Dog” competition on Friday at the Sonoma-Marin County Fair in California. Credit Josh Edelson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Jessica Burkard of Penngrove, Calif., saw a beautiful ...