The boardgame industry is booming, enjoying its fifth year of double digit growth. In an age where toddlers mistake magazines for broken touchscreens, why should a five-thousand-year-old pursuit start gaining popularity now? Ed Saperia investigates its enduring appeal.
The brain has an amazing capacity to create new pathways – and we’re using it to make us smarter, alleviate depression, and even change our personality. Libertine spoke to Tiffany Shlain about the science of character and its power to effect social change.
Project 28-40 is the UK’s largest ever survey of women and work and, thankfully, moves the debate beyond ‘work-life balance’ for senior women. More than ever, retaining top talent requires support and flexibility from employers.
Telling a joke can be a powerful political act. Kirsty McNeill takes a look the noble British tradition of mocking the elite, as well as the Belarusian dictator who banned eating ice cream.
Birds Eye View celebrates the immense talent of women filmmakers from around the world. In preparation for the Festival (8th -13th April), we take a look at a couple of films on offer.
From making human centipede beauty tutorials to rapping about queefs, women are using video apps like Vine to let their ‘dork flags fly’. Susie Hogarth meets some of the celebrities you’ve probably never heard of.