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Just to clear things up

Just to clear things up The Racial pay gap is false.Slavery wasn' t invented by white peoplePepe the frog isn' t a hate symbol, just a meme.

Being cheeky is infectious for these parrots, thanks to a laughter-like warble

Being cheeky is infectious for these parrots, thanks to a laughter-like warble A new study suggests that one particular call — its warble — also seems to spread an infectious desire to play.Much like you might chuckle along with a sitcom laugh track, the kea's warble can make other kea extra rambunctious.

Viral hashtag uncovers stories of everyday racism people face in Australia

Viral hashtag uncovers stories of everyday racism people face in Australia Australia's government will push for changes to its race hate laws, and the internet is far from pleased about it.On Tuesday, the country's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced he would make changes: The word "intimidate" will remain, but "offend, insult and humiliate" will be replaced with the word "harass.

Crowded city builds a train track running through an apartment block

Crowded city builds a train track running through an apartment block Residents of this apartment block in China have lived with an actual train going through the building for 11 years now.) All the same, the building's design seems to work remarkably well in mountainous and dense Chongqing, where builders say it was necessary to have the train go through the block.

This emerging country is getting unhappier by the year

This emerging country is getting unhappier by the year 3-billion-strong country ranked 122 out of 155 countries, dropping four spots from a year ago.We found some other possible reasons for India's growing unhappiness.

Turtle which needed surgery to remove a bellyful of coins has died

Turtle which needed  surgery to remove a bellyful of coins has died The Thai sea turtle that lived in a wishing pond and ate nearly 1,000 coins over the years has died.The 25-year-old turtle, named Omsin (Thai for "bank") was found with an engorged stomach full of coins back in February.

Daily News: Mar-20-2017

Daily News: Mar-20-2017 The Philippines step down and Vietnam steps up against Chinese aggressionToday, Vietnam's Prime Minister sought support for the nation's stance in the South China Sea when he met South Korea's foreign minister in Hanoi.Vietnam is the country most openly at odds with China over the waterway since the Philippines pulled back from confrontation under Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte.

Japan moves closer to acceptance, with another city recognising same-sex couples

Japan moves closer to acceptance, with another city recognising same-sex couples Sapporo, the biggest city in Hokkaido, northern Japan, has announced it will officially recognise same-sex partnerships from June this year, according to the Japan Times.This makes it the largest city in Japan to do so, after the smaller districts of Shibuya and Setagaya in Tokyo legally recognised same-sex couples in 2015.

Meet the Ethiopian community getting access to clean water for the first time

Meet the Ethiopian community getting access to clean water for the first time This is life in Adi Etot — or it was, until December 2016 when nonprofit charity: water built a clean water well for the community.But the process of getting Adi Etot access to clean water really began in October, when Riewer and his team first visited the community.

How dealers are using Instagram to sell cannabis to travelers in India

How dealers are using Instagram to sell cannabis to travelers in India They hunt down travelers through geo-tagged photos and hashtags on Instagram and turn them into potential buyers, Hindustan Times reports.The charas is then delivered to customers either in person or via Speed Post, the government-run courier service.

These rivers have just received the same rights as humans

These rivers have just received the same rights as humans After New Zealand granted Whanganui River the status of a human being, India's done it for two of its oldest, longest and most iconic rivers: Ganga and Yamuna.They have provided both physical and spiritual sustenance to all of us from time immemorial," the ruling said.

Camelot Unchained and Crowfall, the Possible Future of MMOs

Camelot Unchained and Crowfall, the Possible Future of MMOs An editorial on Rock, Paper, Shotgun talks about the current state of MMO games, their perceived decline, and lists two hopeful contenders that may help get the online gaming industry out of a rut.These games are Camelot Unchained and Crowfall, both successful Kickstarter projects leaning towards specialization and a scope that's more manageable than something as grand as World of Warcraft.

9 quotes from Trump's 'Time' interview that will make you want to sleep under a rock forever

9 quotes from Trump's 'Time' interview that will make you want to sleep under a rock forever The first full paragraph of President Donald Trump's Time interview contains enough falsehoods to make fact-checkers around the world groan in unison.The interview, published on Thursday, is full of eye-popping, jaw-through-the-floor, totally-normal-for-this-presidency quotes, hitting on popular topics like Brexit, wire tapping and his burgeoning bromance with Ted Cruz.

India's controversial biometric ID card system could become the only one

India's controversial biometric ID card system could become the only one If you were waiting for the Indian government to slow down (or completely stop) with its push to bring Aadhaar biometric identity system into your lives, don’t hold your breath.Addressing the criticism, Jaitley said the move will help the government zero-in on citizens who don’t pay taxes.

WE WUZN'T COLONISTS

WE WUZN'T COLONISTS JonTron Removed From Yooka Laylee 23 hrs agoIT'S OFFICIAL: CRITICISM OF ISLAM NO LONGER LEGAL IN CANADA 19 hrs agoThick thighs to the rescue!19 hrs agoMy what a guy.

/pol/ on Trump and Trucks.

/pol/ on Trump and Trucks. AnonymousTrucksbbe most powerful andimportant man in the worldaalso on a personal level youare rich as fuck long beforeyou became most powerfulman in the worldaone day someone pulls asemi into your front lawnBWOAH SICK CHECK OUTTHIS SEMIYHEY GET A PIC OF MEWHILE I PRETEND TO BEHAULING ASSBEEPI think there' s a lesson aboutenjoying life' s simple thingshere.I hope I can be thishappy an easy to amuse inthe future.