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80% of domestic abuse deaths were of men
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Male domestic violence victims are being urged to come forward and report their suffering in spite of the "stigma" surrounding their plight. Nationally, the number of women killed through domestic violence is more than double that of men. But in Cornwall ...[Read more]
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Kumbh Mela: India’s Mass Pilgrimage Listed as Intangible Heritage by UNESCO
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The Kumbh Mela is held at four different sacred locations in India every three years. The mass pilgrimage returns to one location every twelve years. The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad in 2013 attracted a record crowd of 100 million. ...[Read more]
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‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia
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The Google, Apple and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks who worry the race for human attention has created a world of perpetual dist ...[Read more]
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Paris’s First Nude Restaurant Is Now Open
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France already boasts hundreds of beaches, campsites, and spa centers meant to be enjoyed in the nude, and now, the famously clothing-optional country is breaking new ground in naturism. According to local newspaper Le Parisien, the first nude restaurant ...[Read more]
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Who Takes the Rap for Robots? Robot Developer Probes Tech’s Moral Side
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"From a moral point of view, how will machines make decisions, when they have this ability? Who will be responsible for errors in decision-making by machines that have learned independently?" are some of the pertinent questions, Zabala said. ...[Read more]
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The French Revolution’€™s Influence on Modern Western Society
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The French Revolution from the years 1789-1799 and Napoleonic era from 1799-1815 was a time period of radical social and political reform. Despite obvious, physical damages and high death tolls, this period in history has major historical forces that exer ...[Read more]
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China Says Healthcare Access is a ‘Basic Human Right’
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China, whose health system has improved steadily in recent years, said that equal health access is a "precondition for the survival of humanity." The Chinese government published a document on Friday analyzing public health development, stressing that hea ...[Read more]
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Green movement greatest threat to freedom, says Trump adviser
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The environmental movement is “the greatest threat to freedom and prosperity in the modern world”, according to an adviser to the US president Donald Trump’s administration. ...[Read more]
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The Health Benefits of Trees
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They prevent $7 billion in health costs every year by filtering air pollution—not to mention their psychological effects. New research says the closer you can live to trees, the better off you are. ...[Read more]
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NYT backs Pedophilia: Says Its “A Disorder, Not a Crime”
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In an appalling piece, NYT backs, rationalizes pedophilia and calls for removing punishments against pedophilia. The article opens with "Think about your first high school crush..." ...[Read more]
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Goodbye, American neoliberalism. A new era is here
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The age of Obama was the last gasp of neoliberalism. Despite some progressive words and symbolic gestures, Obama chose to ignore Wall Street crimes, reject bailouts for homeowners, oversee growing inequality and facilitate war crimes like US drones killin ...[Read more]
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