Category Archives: Life

BBC – Future – The unsurpassed 125-year-old network that feeds Mumbai

Dabbawalas deliver hundreds of thousands of meals on foot and by bike in one of India’s busiest cities every day. The new wave of food-delivery start-ups wants to know how they do it. Source: BBC – Future – The unsurpassed … Continue reading

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Living in China’s Expanding Deserts – The New York Times

People on the edges of the country’s vast seas of sand are being displaced by climate change. Source: Living in China’s Expanding Deserts – The New York Times

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The Unreal, Eerie Emptiness of China’s ‘Ghost Cities’ | WIRED

“Build it and they will come.” Except no one has. Source: The Unreal, Eerie Emptiness of China’s ‘Ghost Cities’ | WIRED

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The Baby in the Plastic Bag – A true story in 9 parts – Dagbladet Magasinet

It’s a human being. A living newborn baby, blue and cold. «Am I seeing things?» Tor Schou Nilsen thinks to himself. «Am I losing my mind?» Source: The Baby in the Plastic Bag – A true story in 9 parts … Continue reading

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Where the Heroes of Your Favorite Fairy Tales Live

The dark and wondrous world of children’s stories. Source: Where the Heroes of Your Favorite Fairy Tales Live

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This Large Rugby Child Is Out Of Hand | Deadspin

A fun thing about youth sports is that children develop at very different speeds, and therefore you get kids who are the same age on the same field, but who have vastly different ability levels. Source: This Large Rugby Child … Continue reading

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It’s Tough Being Over 40 in Silicon Valley – Bloomberg

Older workers are trying lawsuits, classes, makeovers—even surgery—to keep working. Source: It’s Tough Being Over 40 in Silicon Valley – Bloomberg

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The tong wars: how New York’s 1900s Chinatown descended into violence, bloodshed and savvy politics

What started with the murder of a laundry worker erupted into decades of tactical warfare Source: The tong wars: how New York’s 1900s Chinatown descended into violence, bloodshed and savvy politics

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Snapchat frees sex abuse survivors to talk – BBC News

Indian sexual abuse survivors have been able to speak candidly, without fear of identification, thanks to Snapchat’s face-mapping filters. Source: Snapchat frees sex abuse survivors to talk – BBC News

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Viewpoint: Why Hindu groups are against California textbook change – BBC News

Why some academics and Hindu groups are protesting against California education board’s plans to replace India with South Asia in school textbooks? Source: Viewpoint: Why Hindu groups are against California textbook change – BBC News

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