Culture

The Nordic nations aren’t fans of this book

Denmark tops the world happiness rankings. But it’s also second on the list in antidepressant consumption. Over the last decade, the media has been having something of a love affair with the ‘Scandinavian miracle’. Despite their wretched climate and gloomy winters, the Nordic nations…


The biopic of ‘America’s most-hated woman’

The turbulent tale of the USA’s most infamous atheist. With her white hair, big glasses and floral dresses, Madalyn Murray O’Hair certainly didn’t look like she embodied a danger to American morals. But this social worker and activist…






The writer who was ‘killed’ by García Márquez

This year, Colombian writer Andrés Caicedo would have turned 66 had he not taken his own life at the age of 25, leaving behind a masterpiece that is still celebrated today. The story of Andrés Caicedo is one of…


The book that compiles images censored by Instagram

Photos of women’s bodies, sexual relations and nude selfies that violate Instagram’s Community Guidelines. If you’ve ever wondered what happens to all those photos that get deleted from Instagram for violating the app’s guidelines, you may be pleased…