Feminism Around the World: Nepali Teen Girl Found Dead Because Menstruation Is Thought “Unclean” Where She Lives
15-year-old Roshani Tiruwa's life was cut short over the weekend simply for being a female with her period.Read More
Feminism Around the World: Polish Women to Go On Strike As Part of #CzarnyProtest Against Proposed Anti-Choice Law
Anti-choice laws in Poland have gotten so severe that Polish women have been joining together in protest and are taking to the streets against a proposed strengthening of those already strict laws.Read More
Benedict Cumberbatch was recently spotted in Nepal, dressed and in character, filming the upcoming Marvel flick Doctor Strange.Read More
See, this is exactly the reason I won't climb Everest.
Don't feel bad about not being a hotshit mountain climber: apparently Everest explorers have been leaving behind supplies and "pyramids of human excrement" for decades. In order to combat Trash Mountain Syndrome, Nepal announced this week that anyone who wishes to prove themselves on the deadly slope must now pay for their adventure in garbage.Read More
Say you're hiking in the Himalayas and you happen to spot the Abominable Snowman. Whether it's throwing snowballs at you, running away, or just minding its own abominable business, if you don't have a permit to "carry out an expedition" specifically in search of it, you'd better leave it alone. And definitely don't you dare take a shot at it. Wait, you think this is a joke? If it was, the American Embassy in Nepal wasn't cracking a smile in 1957 when it issued a memo that stipulated the rules for Yeti hunting.Read More