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Two Indian Sisters Ordered To Be Raped By Village Council

Two sisters sought the help of the Indian Supreme Court after a village council ordered their rape as punishment for their brother's actions, according to Amnesty International.<p>A petition to save two sisters in India from being "punished" with rape and humiliation for their brother’s actions gained …

A self-made millionaire says these are the 4 things you should do once you achieve success

But what happens once we reach it?<p>Most people don't think that far ahead, says Paul Scolardi, a self-made millionaire who has figured out how to continue thriving after achieving success.<p>Scolardi, who spent nearly two decades in corporate finance as a Certified Public Accountant, has been investing …

The ‘saddest bride I have ever seen’: Child marriage is as popular as ever in Bangladesh

On her wedding day, 15-year-old Nasoin Akhter looked “melancholic,” according to photographer Allison Joyce, who documented the teenage girl’s wedding to her 32-year-old husband, Mohammad Hasamur Rahman, last week in Manikganj, Bangladesh.<p>“It’s tradition for the bride to look shy and coy during the …

Meshal Al Shamari Believes In A Greener Future: Building Sustainably Is A Qatari Priority

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Qatar Green Building Council was the initial Green Building Council in the Middle East and North Africa, which was primarily established …

Sustainability

'Britain's generous welfare system behind pupils' lack of ambition,' say Chinese teachers

British students are less motivated to study hard if they know they will get government handouts, the teachers said<p>Britain’s generous welfare system is behind pupils’ lack of ambition and ill-discipline, a group of Chinese teachers has said after spending four weeks in a comprehensive school in …

The US Labor Department laid out how badly America needs #BlackWomenEqualPay

The conversation around the wage gap between women and men is usually carried at the broadest level: all women compared to all men.<p>But yesterday a number of Twitter users started the hashtag #BlackWomenEqualPay to bring attention to the racial dynamics of those inequities.<p>The flurry of tweets, led …

Women of Color

The best sweet and savoury brunch recipes for lazy weekends

A stack of pancakes or creamy avocado toast? A classic omlette or a big bowl of granola? We have a delicious brunch dish to suit everyone<p>Weekends are made for lie-ins and brunch. They're the perfect excuse to sit down with family or friends and enjoy a proper meal in your pyjamas, instead of …

Actually, All Food Is Full Of Chemicals

You know that handful of wild, organic $10 blueberries you just ate? They were full of chemicals -- and that's okay! As a new AsapScience video …

Climate Records Spell Out A Warning That Planet Earth Is ‘Gravely Ill’

Climate records spell out a warning that planet Earth is “gravely ill.” Numerous climate records were broken in 2014, according to the State of the …

Can you lower your cholesterol just by changing your diet?

<b>Statins are used to lower cholesterol but how much can be achieved with changes to diet alone, asks Michael Mosley.</b><p>Over the many years that I've been making science documentaries I've covered a huge range of subjects, but there is one that is of particular personal interest. My family tree is …

Narrow escape: Inside El Chapo's tunnel to freedom

Narrow escape<p>Inside El Chapo's tunnel to freedom<p>Narrow escape<p>Inside El Chapo's tunnel to freedom<p>ALMOLAYA DE JUÁREZ, Mexico — When the first workers …

Your instant ramen noodles are a massive threat to the environment

<b>(AP/Achmad Ibrahim)</b><p>Bad news for broke college students, even worse news for the planet<p>Reynard Loki<p>July 18, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>For decades, instant ramen noodles have been a culinary staple for cash-poor college students, young working professionals and …

Biodiversity

German Isil fighter who returned from Syria denounces group as un-Islamic

The 26-year-old man, named only as Ebrahim B, says prison in Germany would be better than freedom in Syria in an interview from prison with German media<p>A German former fighter for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) has given a rare interview detailing the atrocities of the terror …

Why “Skinny Fat” Can Be Worse than Obesity - Dr. Mark Hyman

We have a big fat problem. America is a fat nation, and we are failing to solve our big fat problem. Failing big-time. Almost 70 percent of Americans …

Top 3 health tips: Easy ways to boost weight loss

If your goal is to lose weight and exercise more, forget the deprivation diet and marathon workouts. Research shows that taking small steps is the …

Nutrition