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A Priest Wants Hindu Gods to Be Given Indian Citizenship Through the Citizenship Amendment Act

He believes that the idols should be treated like minors and thus given citizenship under Section 5(4) of the Citizenship Amendment Act.
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a day ago
Sex

How to Sext Safely, According to Cyberbullying Experts

In a new paper published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, criminology and criminal justice professors explain how you can send nudes safely.
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
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UN Declares That Climate Change Refugees Can’t Be Sent Back to Their Home Countries

Considering tens of millions of people in poorer countries could be displaced by climate change in just a few decades, this is a landmark decision.
Shamani Joshi
5 days ago
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Chanting the ‘Freedom’ Slogan Against India’s Citizenship Act Can Now Attract Sedition Charges

Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister also said that women-led protests were a way for lazy men to get their wives to do their work while they sleep under the quilt.
Shamani Joshi
1.23.20
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Meet Vyommitra, the Humanoid Robot India Wants to Send to Space

The Indian Space Research Organisation is set to send a “half humanoid” who can mimic human actions in space to conduct experiments.
Shamani Joshi
1.23.20
environment

Coca-Cola Refuses to Give up Plastic Bottles Saying Customers Still Want Them

The sustainability officer of the world’s largest plastic polluter claims that making aluminium and glass bottles will somehow push up their carbon footprint.
Shamani Joshi
1.22.20
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Psychedelics Can Be Used to Treat PTSD, Finds Yet Another Clinical Trial

New research indicates that people who were given controlled doses of ecstasy and magic mushrooms during post-traumatic stress disorder treatment showed more signs of improvement than those who did not take any drugs.
Shamani Joshi
1.21.20
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How a Facebook Video Helped a Missing Bangladeshi Man Find His Family After 48 Years

78-year-old Habibur Rahman had been missing for more than four decades until his daughter-in-law spotted him in a viral video that finally brought the family together.
Shamani Joshi
1.20.20
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India’s Chief of Defence Staff Admits That the Country is Operating De-radicalisation Camps to Isolate Young Kashmiris

The Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat justified this by saying that Pakistan had such camps too.
Shamani Joshi
1.20.20
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There Might Be a Second Super-Earth Orbiting the Star Closest to Our Sun

Scientists traced another super-Earth around the Proxima Centauri, a red dwarf star only 4.2 light-years away.
Shamani Joshi
1.17.20
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The Olympics Now Have Recyclable Cardboard Beds, but Can the Athletes Have Sex in Them?

But no threesomes allowed.
Shamani Joshi
1.17.20
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An Indian Minister Wants to Put Pictures of Goddess Lakshmi on Rupee Notes to Boost the Economy

Senior BJP leader and Member of Parliament Subramanian Swamy said that stamping the symbol of the goddess associated with prosperity can improve the condition of India’s falling currency.
Shamani Joshi
1.16.20
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