What lies behind the simplistic image of the happy Buddhist?

What lies behind the simplistic image of the happy Buddhist?

Behind the beatific image of Tibetan Buddhism lies a dark, complicated reality. But is it one the Western gaze wants to see?

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Verne Troyer, actor who was Mini-Me in Austin Powers films, dies at 49

Verne Troyer, actor who was Mini-Me in Austin Powers films, dies at 49

Family announces death on social media sites, saying: ‘Verne was an extremely caring individual’

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Deleting your Facebook account won’t keep it from tracking you

Deleting your Facebook account won't keep it from tracking you

The #DeleteFacebook movement has been riding high ever since the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal got rolling, with high-profile figures like Elon Musk publicly declaring their intention to purge their good names from Facebook’s ledgers (only not really doing it, in Musk’s case). But, by Facebook’s own admission, it still has ways of tracking ex-users and non-users alike.

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Olga Tokarczuk: ‘I was very naive. I thought Poland would be able to discuss the dark areas of our history’

Olga Tokarczuk: ‘I was very naive. I thought Poland would be able to discuss the dark areas of our history’

The books interview: A literary star in Poland, Olga Tokarczuk is hotly tipped to win the Man Booker international prize. She talks about facing controversy at home and the armed bodyguards hired to protect her

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