Moms and short people need not apply: Miss France pageant sued over eligibility rules
If you want to be crowned the epitome of "beauty and elegance" in France, you have to be unmarried, childless, at least 5-foot-5 and no older than 24. That's why a French feminist organization is suing the pageant’s production company for what it says are discriminatory hiring practices.
Writers retell Shakespeare's Tempest to explore colonialism and power
As part of our series on contemporary novels inspired by Shakespeare plays, and produced in collaboration with the Stratford Festival, IDEAS explores what The Tempest has to say to us today about colonialism, reparations and forgiveness.
Something's rotten in the state of the internet, and archivists are worried
How do we preserve 'the record' when web pages get taken down, reassigned, or simply disappear?
Dune director Denis Villeneuve on adapting Frank Herbert's notoriously unfilmable sci-fi epic
It takes an experienced director like Denis Villeneuve to tackle a project like Dune. The Canadian filmmaker joined Q’s Tom Power to explain why he was eager to helm a big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal novel, despite its shaky cinematic past.
Narwhals leave infrared 'fluke-prints' in the ocean that can be seen with aerial cameras
Canadian culture and literature to be celebrated at 2021 Frankfurt Book Fair
Why are COVID cases spiking in the U.K., but dwindling in Japan?
Q & A
Nobody is safe from kidnappings in Haiti, says reporter
How Iqaluit's water crisis is connected to climate change
Why a museum is carefully preserving a 95-year-old sandwich
Under the CGI? Scientists use virtual reality to get people to care more about oceans
From Manhattan to Moscow to The Lincoln Highway: Amor Towles takes readers on an all-American road trip
Contemplating the emotional side of spaceflight
PWYW — What do people pay when they decide the price?
Polish volunteers head into the forest to help refugees stranded along Belarus border
Inside the colourful world of goalie-mask art
Tension and trauma for refugees in Greece
Our entire solar system may exist inside a giant magnetic tunnel, says astrophysicist
Katherine Ashenburg's novel Her Turn looks at lies, forgiveness and starting over
Unruly beasts and how to police them: Author examines the world of animal crime
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What the reopening of the U.S. border means for travellers
Dancing bees reveal that U.K. cities offer more accessible food than the countryside
How the Mighty Ducks, Inspector Gadget tie into the search for crypto billions