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$40 bn to save Jakarta: the history of the Great Garuda

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd September 2017

Forget Venice. The fastest-sinking metropoli is the Indonesian capital, parts of who the hell is putting at 25 cm a year. Can an outlandish plan for a monstrous seawall and indulgence waterworld city in the shape of a mythological fowl save Jakarta from submerge? Metropolis is supported by About this material With her side extended […]

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Child refugees in Europe ‘forced to sell bodies’ to pay smugglers

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

Governments urged to end most atrocious human rights contravention as report acquires pervasive sexual exploitation of migrant children in Greece Unaccompanied child refugees in Greece hopeless to reach the UK and other parts of northern Europe are being forced to sell their bodies in order to remunerate smugglers to help them with their outings, according […]

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Cary Gift: how 100 acid expeditions in Tinseltown ‘changed my life’

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

At the height of his renown, Cary Grant turned to LSD therapy for help. He eventually claimed the medicine saved him, but did it also spell the end of his career? In the late 1950 s, at the height of his prestige, Cary Grant set off on a trip in search of his true ego, […]

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Monica Lewinsky:’ The shame puts to you like tar’

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

Nearly 20 years ago, Monica Lewinsky encountered herself at the heart of a political commotion. Now shes grew that dark time into a oblige for good One night in London in 2005, the status of women said a surprisingly creepy circumstance to Monica Lewinsky. Lewinsky had moved from New York a few days earlier to […]

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‘They’re just trying to live’: Denver clears homeless clique despite contention

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st September 2017

The city cleared a large encampment amid freezing climate, simply several months after a viral video of police confiscating coverings from the homeless triggered an outcry A large-scale homeless encampment was cleared in Denver on Thursday amid temperatures of -5C( 23 F ), gambling further controversy over the citys approach to homeless people to fight […]

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The activists with residences who sleep on the street: ‘Our survival is against the law’

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th August 2017

Three beings will appear in a Denver court to rivalry unauthorized camping tickets, but one of the accuseds tells she was only sleeping out Three parties will appear in a Denver court on Tuesday to contest their unauthorized camping tickets. A press release from supporters exclaimed: Homeless people go on trial for existing. Theres just […]

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Genetic revising is like playing God- and what’s wrong with that? | Johnjoe McFadden

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th August 2017

British scientists are getting permission to alter embryos DNA. We have the chance to correct ruin diseases in the womb, so lets get on with it The announcement that scientists are to be allowed to edited the DNA of human embryos will no doubt prompt an avalanche of cautions from rivals of genetic modification( GM) […]

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Published in Odd and Fun on 8th August 2017

The Long Read: When an experienced physician became convinced he had ALS, none of the specialists he consulted could persuade him he was perfectly healthy In the summer of my 44th year, when everyone did the ice bucket challenge for ALS, when friends and strangers and celebrities soaked themselves with iced water to raise awareness […]

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Published in Odd and Fun on 8th August 2017

Forget tablets to get rid of the wriggly creatures. Some scientists believe eating them may be key to curing auto-immune diseases For hundreds of thousands of years, worms have been¬†infecting humans, burrowing into our bodies, setting up shop in our organs and generally making themselves at home. Until about 150 years ago, nearly everyone who […]

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Why I’m no longer talking to white people about hasten

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd August 2017

The long read: For years, racism has been defined by the violence of far-right extremists, but a more insidious kind of racism can be found where numerous least expect it at the heart of respectable society On 22 February 2014, I publicized a berth on my blog. I designation it Why Im No Longer Talking […]

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