Polish women to stage all-out strike next week

Polish women to stage all-out strike next week

Women in Poland are to stage an all-out strike to protest the country’s plan to effectively ban abortions. Female workers across the predominantly Catholic country will take part in the action on Monday, in an effort to disruptively draw attention to attempts to restrict Poland’s severely limited abortion laws even further. Those taking part hope the strike will bring Polish society and the economy to a standstill.

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Strangely Captivating Vintage Photos of People Knitting

Strangely Captivating Vintage Photos of People Knitting

Complied by Barbara Levine, "People Knitting: A Century of Photographs" is a fascinating look at people knitting from the 1860s through to the 1960s. There are people knitting while sitting, walking, driving, in a hair salon, and as a hobby, an occupation or a duty. All of them are compelling. Regardless of you’re a knitter or not, Levine’s photographs are a charming ode to this long and timeless tradition.

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Samsung says in talks with U.S. watchdog on washing machine safety issues

Samsung says in talks with U.S. watchdog on washing machine safety issues

Samsung Electronics, which is already reeling from a global recall of its Note 7 smartphones, said on Thursday it is in talks with a U.S. watchdog to address potential safety problems related to some of its washing machines.

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