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People Are Now Giving Bubble Tea as a Holy Offering in Thai Buddhist Temples

Boba tea truly is divine.
Shamani Joshi
2 hours ago
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Priyanka Chopra’s Controversial Tweet During Indo-Pak Tensions Finds UN Support

The actor was criticised for snubbing a Pakistani activist who called her a hypocrite for her patriotic tweet during Indo-Pak tensions. This week, a Pakistani minister had called for the UN to revoke her Goodwill Ambassador status.
Pallavi Pundir
3 days ago
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Delhi Hotels Are Allegedly Denying Kashmiris Rooms on ‘a Government Order’

Hotel managers claim they received WhatsApp messages which were apparently from the government stating that people from Jammu and Kashmir should not be allowed in their hotels.
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
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This Is What Eid in Kashmir Looked Like

“Is this Eid or Ashura, the day of mourning?”
Hanan Zaffar
8.13.19
weird

'Feral Hogs' Was Made for Weird Twitter

An unwitting tweet about '30-50 feral hogs' felt destined to go viral. But why?
Lauren O'Neill
8.8.19
food news

The US Government Is Using Pineapple Pizza to Explain Russian Political Interference

We asked an online disinformation expert why the controversial dish is an apt metaphor for how trolls are messing with our country.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.29.19
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Indian Godman Trolled for Calling Star Sprinter Hima Das a ‘Golden Shower’

Popular spiritual leader, Sadhguru, is being criticised for equating the gold-winning medallist to a sexual fetish where people pee on each other for pleasure.
Shamani Joshi
7.26.19
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Indian Ministry Wants Students to ‘Connect’ Their Social Media Accounts to their College's

Students, teachers and youth rights activists are worried that this might be a way for authorities to collect personal data and target those with views against the government.
Shamani Joshi
7.11.19
DIY

Facebook and Twitter Suck, So Here's How to Make Your Own Social Media Network

Artist and programmer Darius Kazemi has created a guide to running small social network sites.
Nicole Carpenter
7.10.19
tech-power

Trump Can’t Block People He Doesn't Like on Twitter, Appeals Court Says

A federal appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling that US President Donald Trump cannot silence people on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.
Sarah Emerson
7.10.19
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Pakistani Politician Mistakes Video Game Plane for Reality, Praises Pilot for ‘Narrow Escape’

Khurram Nawaz Gandapur tweeted out a video of a plane avoiding collision only to be told that it was computer graphics from the GTA V video game.
Shamani Joshi
7.8.19
Apple

The Latest iOS Update Will Fake Eye Contact in FaceTime

Apple can now correct your gaze to make it seem like you're making direct eye contact over FaceTime, and it's pretty creepy.
Madeleine Gregory
7.3.19
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