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China, Asia
Pale white skin is highly-valued in China, where a darker complexion is associated more with poor rural women, who often labour for long hours in the sun.
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 | Society
August 03, 2015
United States, North America
Vehicles could be driven more safely with information about another car, obstacle or pedestrian around a blind curve, for example.
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 | Innovation
May 18, 2015
World
In popular culture, certain countries are stereotypically associated with certain products - beer in Germany, carpets in Turkey, electronics in Japan. But those things aren't what people are really searching for.
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 | Society
April 30, 2015
World
Establishing a permanent colony of humans on Mars is not an option. It's a necessity. At least, that's what some of the most intelligent minds of our age are saying.
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 | Space
April 23, 2015
Russia, Europe, Italy
A 30-year-old Russian man has volunteered to be the first to have his head transplanted onto another human body.
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 | Stories
April 13, 2015
Russia, Europe
It will solve many problems in the development of the vast region. It is connected with social programs, and new fields, new energy resources, and so on.
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 | Society
March 30, 2015
Japan, Asia
A Japanese designer is challenging accepted ideals of beauty with an easy-to-wear collection unveiled on the catwalk by models who are blind, wear prosthetic limbs or use a wheelchair.
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 | Society
March 24, 2015
Europe
In total, the trip covers 16,287 miles (26,211 km) and 14 days of driving, so expect to dedicate at least 3 months if you're going to take on this road trip.
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 | Travel
March 19, 2015
Hong Kong, Asia
Hong Kong has a problem. With its population growing steadily, it doesn't have enough space to house the 7.2 million people in its 31 square miles.
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 | Society
March 02, 2015
World
Might icy volcanism in the form of cryovolcanoes have created the dual white spots? Or is the white material fresh, pale-colored rock either erupted from below or exposed by a recent impact?
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 | Space
February 27, 2015
Japan, Asia
There are specific ways to eat noodles, good practices for accepting gifts, and certain rules to follow so that you avoid insulting a host.
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 | Society
February 19, 2015
Australia, Oceania
If you're bored with the same old hotel experience, a trip to Australia's Jamala Wildlife Lodge may be in order.
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 | Travel
February 16, 2015
United States, North America
This scenario could be thousands of years in the future, but it would render many of the world's best-loved coastal cities unrecognizable.
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 | Environment
February 14, 2015
Japan, Asia
The sanctuary is home to over 100 foxes of all shapes and sizes and fur colors. If you dare, you can approach the animals at your own risk.
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 | Travel
February 11, 2015
Bhutan, Asia
Like the rest of the mostly Buddhist kingdom, it is nestled among the Himalayas, which make getting there a tricky proposition.
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 | Travel
February 04, 2015
France, Europe
There can't be a Monopoly fan in the world who has not dreamed of one day playing a round with real money.
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 | Society
February 03, 2015
World
Even if time travel isn't really possible yet, this simulation means it could be.
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 | Science
January 30, 2015
Belgium, Europe
They aren't in the business of brewing beer for the riches or glory - they brew only enough to support themselves and their abbey.
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 | Stories
January 27, 2015
India, Asia
Did you know that many Indians consider it rude to accept money with your left hand?
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 | Society
January 25, 2015
World, Canada, Europe, United States, North America
Some cities are just easier to live in than others.
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 | Society
January 23, 2015
United States, North America
The curriculum hinges on the idea that we learn not as an individual, but by building on a wealth of knowledge passed on as a group.
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 | Stories
January 16, 2015
World
It has long been clear that people are damaging the oceans, now the consequences of that damage are starting to be felt onshore.
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 | Environment
January 14, 2015
World
Zen Buddhism, and the practice of meditation it encouraged, were shaping Jobs' understanding of his own mental processes.
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 | Stories
January 10, 2015
South Korea, Asia
About 200 South Korean Special Forces are taking part in ten days of gruelling winter weather combat training.
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 | Photography
January 09, 2015
North Korea, Asia
From picturesque wallpapers to removing South Korea from the available time zones, you can feel the propaganda all over the screen.
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 | Society
January 06, 2015
Saudi Arabia, Middle East, Asia
Aside from the oil story, there are many more behind-the-scenes facts about this Middle East powerhouse that many people don't know.
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 | Society
January 05, 2015
World
From Facebook's $22-billion acquisition of WhatsApp to the unveiling of the Apple Watch, 2014 was filled with things to remember.
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 | Innovation
December 15, 2014
World
From tennis players to mountain climbers, priests to fashion models, these seniors are young at heart.
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 | Society
December 07, 2014
United Kingdom, Europe
Although the Aeroscraft was designed to revolutionize cargo transport, its amazing capabilities excite the imagination well beyond.
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 | Innovation
December 06, 2014
South Korea, North Korea, Asia
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's regime threatened to fire shells at the tower.
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 | Stories
December 04, 2014
World
It turns out, there is no language-learning gene, but there are tools and tricks for faster learning…
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 | Society
November 30, 2014
World, Asia, Russia, Europe, United States, North America, China, Middle East, Qatar
A building is considered as such when site works had begun, but were completely halted, and no reports indicate that construction will continue.
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 | Society
November 27, 2014
Venezuela, South America
It even earned a spot in the Guinness World Records with the most lightning bolts per sq. km.
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 | Environment
November 09, 2014
Portugal, Europe
The government is watching the experiment to see if it can be replicated throughout the country.
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 | Society
November 07, 2014
United States, North America
The black hole present in the movie is the most scientifically accurate one ever put to the screen.
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 | Innovation
November 07, 2014
China, Asia
It's becoming a trend in China... since they don't really have a choice anyway.
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 | Entertainment
October 31, 2014
Brazil, South America
Were the robbers regretful after they realized who they had stolen from?
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 | Stories
September 22, 2014