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Criminal Justice Reform Needed in the US

Are we a country...
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AIDS Epidemic Improving in South Africa

South Africa has...
fungal nail infections on toes

Fungal Nail Infections Exposed

Many suffer from...
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Bus Crash Kills 11, Injures 36 in India

In a tragic bus...
Criminal Justice Reform Needed in the US

Criminal Justice Reform Needed in the US

Are we a country of criminal justice and rehabilitation? Or of racism and off-radar slavery? What should citizens do when they fear those that are charged with keeping them safe? This is a question many Americans have been asking themselves in recent years and a...

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Moral Corruption in Italy Must End

Moral Corruption in Italy Must End

Focus attention on what happens, spread the news and report these incidents to avoid repeating mistakes. “Country that you go, customs that you find,” to quote a famous Italian saying as a term of comparison. More than anything else, what we want to imply is the fact...

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Bus Crash Kills 11, Injures 36 in India

In a tragic bus crash, at least 11 people were killed today after a bus skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge in Plera in Mandi tehsil of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. The news agency, ANI, reports that 36 people were also injured in the accident....

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Balangiga Bells Return to Philippines

From Spanish colonization to American colonization, the Philippines have undergone numerous “makeovers.” The colonizers who stayed in Philippine land helped shape the country into what it is today. Along with the cultural changes these nations left with the country,...

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LIFESTYLE

Fungal Nail Infections Exposed

Many suffer from fungal nail infections without knowing the dangers. Let’s face it, whether it’s sandal or not, toenail fungus, or onychomycosis, it is never a welcome sight. If you have ever suffered the embarrassment of having a fungal toenail infection, you know...

Mind-Taming Tools for a Busy Mind

The purpose of this article on mind-taming is to let you know that, as humans, we all have things we struggle with - including me. I relate this to help others to realise it’s ok to not be ok sometimes. By sharing what helps me, I hope it helps you! I get a busy head...

Depression Treatment 2019: Where is it Headed?

When depression doesn’t disappear after the typical treatment, people go to great measures trying to find solutions. They will inflict damage on themselves. They will try many different combinations of expensive medications.They will zap their brains with electricity,...

OPINION 

Criminal Justice Reform Needed in the US

Are we a country of criminal justice and rehabilitation? Or of racism and off-radar slavery? What should citizens do when they fear those that are charged with keeping them safe? This is a question many Americans have been asking themselves in recent years and a...

Moral Corruption in Italy Must End

Focus attention on what happens, spread the news and report these incidents to avoid repeating mistakes. “Country that you go, customs that you find,” to quote a famous Italian saying as a term of comparison. More than anything else, what we want to imply is the fact...

Indian Journalist Accused of Dressing Like a Man

Political writer Tavleen Singh has been criticized on social media after she commented on a female journalist's clothes on stage during a #MeToo event. "Look at you, you're dressed like a man," she said to Mirror Now journalist, Faye D'Souza. Following the criticism,...

TRAVEL

BASCON: A Unique Indian Festival in the Lap of Nature

His face radiant with pure joy, a small boy throws pebbles into the crystal clear waters of the river. This is the very character of the BASCON festival, a festival that is a celebration of indigenous culture, music, and above all the harmony of man with nature. It is...

Himalayan Extravaganza To Be An Annual Affair

High up in the Himalayan ranges in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir lies the region of Ladakh which is known as the land of high passes. Leh is the main city of the region at an altitude of 3,500 metres. The region is breathtakingly beautiful with snow-clad...