Photos of Mexico’s all-female Vigilante Justice Squad

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 17 October 2013

These extraordinary pictures demonstrate the efforts of the first all-female armed Citizen Police group in Xaltianguis, Mexico (25 miles north of Acapulco). Formed this past summer, housewives, mothers and even grandmothers banded together to make their town safer amid the violence and corruption of the region (60k people dead since the country took a tough stand on drug cartels in 2006).

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Why, these animal knickers have quite the (butt) cheek

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By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Thursday 10 October 2013

LA-based Etsy seller Nichola, who ‘does not apologize for using lamé, spandex, sequins or pom poms in her designs’, has a huge range of kitschy animal-faced knickers with ear flaps you can pull. It’s the kind of stuff that will kill you with cuteness.

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Hark! A vagrant: illustrations by Kate Beaton

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By Shauna Eve in New Illustration on Wednesday 14 November 2012

Hark! A vagrant. Kate Beaton’s illustrations take familiar history and popular culture for an irreverent ride. Strong female characters herald the end of sexism in assless chaps, while Brown Recluse Spider-Man, and ‘Dude Watchin with the Bronte Sisters,’ will have you choking on laughter at work.

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British reggae band: Resonators [live in concert]

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By Ed Tucker in New Music on Thursday 15 March 2012

Brighton institution Resonators stand out from the current glut of tame British rootsy reggae bands on account of having two female lead singers, a genuinely dubbed-out sound that still maintains the fun factor, and actually being proper tight. Busy with nuff gigs and records (on Wah Wah 45s), they are WELL worth checking out if […]

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Like Depeche Mode? Try Curxes on for size

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By Georgina Langford in New Music on Thursday 19 May 2011

Curxes (pronounced ‘curses’) are one of the most exciting new bands you’ll hear all year. Roberta Fidora and Macaulay Hopwood make music that will suck you in, invade your brain, and make you lose sense of time. Their music is somewhere between Depeche Mode and Crystal Castles.

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Mr. Moustache’s Female

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By Alex Lee in New Music on Saturday 23 October 2010

With buzzing, loud sentiments of big beats and velvet-like compositions, Mr. Moustache, a 20 year-old disco and house producer from the Czech Republic, presents the core medium of electronic music with his debut EP, Female. As obscure as his name is, the Louis La Roche-inspired producer brings a memorable first impression on tracks like Big […]

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