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Japan Just Let the Executives Who Oversaw the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster off the Hook

Years after the disaster, there are ghost towns in the areas surrounding the plant.
Alex Lubben
17 hours ago
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The South Korean Serial Killer ‘Hwaseong Strangler’ Has Just Been Identified

Over 2 million police personnel investigated the case for over three decades.
Meera Navlakha
17 hours ago
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Some Questions For Justin Trudeau, Our Prime Minister Who Loves Brownface (and Blackface)

Justin Trudeau wants Canadians to forgive his racism—but he hasn't explained why we should.
Manisha Krishnan
17 hours ago
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Singapore’s F1 Organisers Are Trying to Deal With the Haze

They are stocking up on anti-smog masks.
Meera Navlakha
18 hours ago
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Bob Dylan Died 11 Years Ago, According to Siri

Ask how old the (extremely alive) singer-songwriter is, and Apple's virtual assistant will tell you he passed on April 24, 2008, at age 66.
Drew Schwartz
18 hours ago
Weed

Seth Rogen Is Actually Doing Something About the War on Drugs

Rogen may be another white guy profiting off legal weed, but he tells VICE there's 'no way' he can ignore prohibition's racist past.
Manisha Krishnan
18 hours ago
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Duterte Promises Cash Prize for Capturing Felons. But He's Also Fine if You Kill Them.

“The one million prize is available to those who can capture them dead or alive. But maybe dead would be a better option. I will pay you smiling."
Tim Marcin
2 days ago
Canada Election 2019

Justin Trudeau Admits to Wearing Blackface and Brownface

“It was racist,” the prime minister told reporters.
Sarah Berman
2 days ago
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A Flight in Kolkata Was Delayed by Nearly Two Hours by a Swarm of Stubborn Bees

The Air India aircraft staff tried to remove them with wipers and by spraying water on them, but had to ultimately call the fire brigade to hose them off the cockpit window.
Pallavi Pundir
3 days ago
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Police Have Arrested the Makeup Artist Who Helped a Young Guy Look Old to Escape India

Known as ‘Billu Barber’, the man who helped the 32-year-old caught impersonating an 81-year-old at Delhi Airport, offered the service of altering appearances for a hefty sum.
Shamani Joshi
3 days ago
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Students in Hyderabad Got Their College to Lift Its Controversial Dress Code

Put in place in August because “thighs attract boys”, the St. Francis College for Women scrapped its regressive dress code after its students protested against it.
Shamani Joshi
3 days ago
Environmental Extremes

We Visited the Mumbai Neighbourhood so Polluted It's Been Declared Unfit for Human Habitation

Mahul poses a dystopian and disturbing picture of what happens when you’re forced to live amidst extreme pollution. It’s a story that can only end in death, unless residents somehow scrape together the resources to leave.
Pallavi Pundir
4 days ago
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