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Killing Nineteen Chinese Get Minimal Reporting

In a remote Chinese mountain village, 19 bodies were found. Among the dead was a 3-year-old. Hours later, a young man was arrested in connection with the killings. Had this crime, discovered on Thursday morning, occurred in the United States, … Continue reading

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How Laoya Became Bachelor Village Of China?

Xiong Jigen blames the road. “It’s isolated and the transportation is very difficult,” he says. Behind him, there is a busy chicken pen and tiers of corn fields outside his home, near the top of a hill. At 43, Mr … Continue reading

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Australia census attacked by overseas hacker

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) says it believes a series of hacking attacks which led to the census website being shut down last night were part of a deliberate attempt to sabotage the national survey. Thousands of Australians were … Continue reading

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The Words Best To Eliminate From Vocabulary

Newsprint is on life support, emojis are multiplying faster than hungry Gremlins, and 300 million people worldwide strive to make their point in 140 or fewer characters. People don’t have the time or the attention span to read any more … Continue reading

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HIV ‘Hyenas’ Sexually Cleansing Malawi Virgins

A HIV-infected man in a remote African village has told of how he was hired as a “hyena” to “sexually cleanse” young girls – a practice that is tradition to southern Malawi. Traditionally, the service of a hyena is used … Continue reading

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Reason why France is prime target of terrorists

In 18 months France has been the target of three major terrorist attacks claimed by jihadists in which more than 230 people have died. The country has also been kept on edge by a succession of shocking but less bloody … Continue reading

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The Delightful Meanings of 7 Everyday Objects

The little pocket on your jeans. The little hole in your pen cap. They’re not just there for show. Read more on this in the source site, after the first paragraph. Click.. here. Source Credits: Brandon Specktor in Reader’s Digest

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Why Are Women Shirt Buttons Sewed On Left?

If you’ve ever compared a woman’s button-up shirt to a man’s, you’ve probably noticed that the buttons are on the opposite side. But have you ever wondered why? An age-old theory is that it all has to do with the … Continue reading

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Drone Journalism to be legally possible in USA

“There are still challenges, and we haven’t even talked about state and local laws that have been piling up while the FAA lumbered toward today. But the future of drones in journalism is much brighter today than it has ever … Continue reading

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Etiquette Advice For Some Modern Annoyance

When was the last time you sent a thank-you note to a friend after being invited over for dinner? Forget? You know why? Because you probably never did. No one does that anymore. Somewhere between unfriending and Instagramming every aspect … Continue reading

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