Nynoshka Rodrigues

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Walmart Is Being Sued for Locking Black Hair-Care Products in a Glass Case

Walmart is facing a discrimination lawsuit after a woman accused the retailer of locking black hair-care products in a glass case, while other …

The Devastating Paradox of Pakistan

How Afghanistan’s neighbor cultivated American dependency while subverting American policy<p>Directorate S<p>By Steve Coll<p>Penguin Press<p>Two months after the 2008 U.S. presidential election, Vice President–elect Joe Biden sat with Afghanistan’s president, Hamid Karzai, in the Arg Palace, an 83-acre …

Devdutt Pattanaik: Evolution of the Devil

In the Old Testament there is the concept of the serpent who tempts Eve in the garden of Eden, but one is not clear if the creature is supernatural …

Donald Trump appears to misunderstand basic facts of climate change in Piers Morgan interview

Donald Trump has expressed doubts over the existence of climate change, as it is understood by the vast majority of scientists.<p>After proclaiming his …

Global Warming

Scientific research shows gender is not just a social construct

When my colleague Corinne Purtill bought her doll-loving daughter an engineering kit, she had to laugh when the then-three-year-old used the present as a hairbrush. For all Corinne’s efforts at gender-neutral parenting, her daughter clearly enjoyed some traditionally feminine toys.<p>A study published …

Psychology

How to take your digital marketing campaigns to the next level?

But due to the growing popularity of digital marketing, it is seen that it is also becoming increasingly difficult to create a place for your company.

Zomato ads: Culturally insensitive, but marketing wise?

So Zomato ads, like most of Zomato’s marketing has created a bit of controversy.The one school of thought is :Hey! These are extremely creative, …

Video: Thums Up has turned 40 and is still the number one cola in India. Here’s why

Created in the 1970s by Parle after Coca Cola’s brief exit from India, Thums Up became more than just a ‘spicy beverage’ for a whole</i> …

Coca-Cola

What Motivated Japanese Aggression in World War II?

In the 1930s and 1940s, Japan seemed intent on colonizing all of Asia. It seized vast swathes of land and numerous islands; Korea was already under …

Commentary: Why Good People Reject Bad Religion

"I'm not religious," countless people have told me. But when I ask them what they mean by “religious,” they respond with the fundamentalist bastardization of what it means to align your life to the Divine. When we talk about religious belonging in America, we need to be careful about what …

Biography of Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan.The name echoes through the history of Europe and Asia with a drumbeat of horse-hooves, accompanied by the screams of doomed …

Buddhism in Ancient Japan

Buddhism was introduced to ancient Japan via Korea in the 6th century CE with various sects following in subsequent centuries via China. It was …

Hinduism

If everyone became vegetarian, would the planet actually be better off?

Cutting back on red meat is probably the best place to start, but eating the right types of veggies is important, too.<p>People forego eating meat for a variety of reasons. Some do it in an attempt to eat healthier meals while others make the shift because they think cows and pigs are simply cuter …

Turkey’s complicated relationship with the Middle East, explained by one word

This weekend is Eid al-Adha, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of the hajj pilgrimage season. To nearly all Muslims, it's known simply as Eid. But to Turks and their kin in other nations, it's called Bayram.<p>The dividing line between the two names offers unexpected insight into how Turkey’s bid …

Middle East

Infographic: 18 Ways To Build A Strong Brand

<b>One of the</b> most important—and also most difficult—parts of starting a business is building a brand.<p><b>To help you</b> nail the branding of your start-up, …

What is Amazon India doing right that Flipkart, Ola or even Uber are not?

Over the past few months, I have been asking my friends, acquaintances and even some strangers. “What is your preferred e-commerce marketplace?”More …

Brands reassess cause marketing after recent consumer backlashes to Pepsi and others

Dove, McDonald’s and Pepsi have all run ads in recent months that touched on hot-button issues including breast-feeding and protests, only to have …

What Else Can We Call A Humanist?

June 12, 2017 by J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.<p>A Humanist may refuse designations offered by religionists because religionists tend to cast Humanists in, shall …

How To Hack Your Writing Brain

You're reading How To Hack Your Writing Brain, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please …

The Creator of 'Death Note' Is A Very Mysterious Man

Tsugumi Ohba made one of the most popular manga franchises in the world. No one knows his real name.<p>Tsugumi Ohba isn’t a known comic book legend, …

Anime

Tensions grow inside ACLU over defending free-speech rights for the far right

It was 1934 and fascism was on the march not only in Europe but in America. People who admired Adolf Hitler, who had taken power in Germany, formed Nazi organizations in the United States.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union, represented by lawyers who were Jewish, faced an existential question: …

Evil experiments

Mannequins resembling Japanese soldiers stand in the Museum of Evidence of War Crimes by Japanese Army Unit 731, in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province. …

Digging deeper into the muse

When push comes to shove the writers muse is much like a constant thrall of music in our heads. But in the form of voices that won’t silence until …

Creativity

THIS → Death to the personal brand

A few years ago, at a freelancing workshop, I participated in an exercise about the power of personal branding. I had my doubts but was not quick …

Marketing

Making RoohAfza cool again: How to sell a traditional favourite to Indian hipsters

Winds of change are sweeping through Old Delhi’s Hamdard House, the headquarters of a century-old herbal healthcare products maker.<p>Carrying forward the ancient Unani tradition of medicine, Hamdard Laboratories India—Hamdard is Urdu for “a companion in pain”—has been revamping itself for a whole new …

Venezuela crisis is the hidden consequence of Saudi Arabia's oil price war

Venezuela is sinking ever deeper into a political and economic calamity. Inflation is above 700% and GDP is more than a third below 2013 levels. The …

As Maduro’s Venezuela Rips Apart, So Does His Military

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Fugitive Venezuelan soldiers have declared a rebellion against “the murderous tyranny” of the president. Dissident officers have fled the country, seeking asylum. Grenades have been fired at the Supreme Court and, this weekend, assailants under the command of a mutinous captain …

Bhutan can solve its border problem with China – if India lets it | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

The tiny Himalayan state of Bhutan, portrayed as the happiest place in the world, is now caught in the middle between two Asian giants as Chinese and …

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week | Inc.com

The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, and various other aspects of your well-being.<p>The weekends are also the time that high achievers and peak performers use to ensure growth and …

Productivity

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …