32 passengers from Garudadri Express detained

April 4, 2018

The Renigunta police swooped down on 32 passengers travelling from Chennai to Tirupati in the Garudadri Express on Thursday evening, suspecting them to be woodcutters on a redsanders felling assignme Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/32-passengers-from-garudadri-express-detained/article8947734.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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10 Holiday Traditions That Are A Little Odd, But Also Totally Relatable

April 4, 2018

We all party in different ways when the holidays roll around. No matter what you celebrate, your family members probably have a unique (read: weird) tradition that they rope everyone into carrying out year after year. Sure, they might be a little bit embarrassing, but these rituals are what make the holiday season so much fun. The folks at New York Life Insurance Company asked people to share their family…

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These People Certainly Look Strange, But They’re Experiencing Something Amazing

If you came across a bunch of people sitting in the woods with spheres on their heads, would you join them? You probably would if you knew that they were using new virtual reality technology to explore England’s Grizedale Forest through the eyes of different animals. (If you happen upon any other sphere-wearing weirdos in the woods, we suggest backing away slowly.) The helmets were developed by design studio Marshmallow…

April 3, 2018
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A Cop Nearly Ended His Life, But This Man’s 4-Year-Old Gives Him The Hope He Needs

April 2, 2018

Police brutality has been in the news more and more lately as we see incidents arise across the country. In 2014, Leon Ford was pulled over for running a red light by a police officer. What should have been a routine traffic stop that resulted in a ticket ended instead with Ford being shot five times, leaving him severely injured and unable to walk. With physical therapy, Ford hopes one…

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Fighter Jet Fuel Tanks Were Dumped On Vietnam Farmers 40 Years Ago. Wait Til You See What They Did.

April 1, 2018

During a war, more than just the politicians and soldiers are affected by the fighting. Take these farmers in South Vietnam, for example. During the Vietnam war, fighter jets would be constantly flying over the countryside. Military tactical jet planes rely on the JP-8 fuel that’s loaded into external fuel tanks, but once that fuel is used, they are jettisoned to reduce overall weight of the plane. Hopefully none of…

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For people like Bhanumathi, guarding and protecting their farms is a way of life.

March 30, 2018

This is the story of Bhanumathi — a woman in her 70s, whose home is on a forest farm in the Western Ghats region of Karnataka. An expert gardener, cook and craftsperson, she conserves traditional seed Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/features/kids/for-people-like-bhanumathi-guarding-and-protecting-their-farms-is-a-way-of-life/article8844305.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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This Man Was Able To Survive Underwater For 3 Days Before His Rescue

March 29, 2018

Life doesn’t always work out the way you want it to. Maybe you didn’t get that promotion, or maybe, if you’re anything like Harrison Okene, the ship you were working on capsized, sunk, and left you trapped inside of a rapidly shrinking air bubble for three days. It might sound insane, but this actually happened. Okene had to survive for three days inside of a capsized boat at the bottom…

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If you have to shoot, shoot me, but not my Dalit brothers: Modi

March 28, 2018

“If you want to shoot, shoot me,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, as he called for stopping the attacks on Dalits and the politics over it. Making an emotional appeal, he asked people to protec Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/modi-speaks-in-hyderabad/article8955812.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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‘Khaki terror’ forces Dalits to flee homes – Times of India

Every night since the last Independence Day, Dalit men in Saharanpur’s Usand village have been making their way to the nearby forest to spend the night while the women watch out for police jeeps. At least three Dalits have died in the village over the last week, allegedly in police excesses. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Khaki-terror-forces-Dalits-to-flee-homes-in-UP-village/articleshow/53802484.cms

March 27, 2018
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Would You Be Brave Enough To Venture Across This Bridge? Not me. Nope, Nope.

March 26, 2018

In Russia, life is generally more intense than anywhere else on the planet. So, it makes sense that the scariest pedestrian bridge in the world be there.  Welcome to the Skybridge! It doesn’t look terrifying, until you look down. Daily Mail The bridge extends one kilometer above the forests of the Krasnaya Polyana valley in south-westen Russian, near Sochi. Daily Mail It opened back in July and currently holds the record as the…

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