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To keep and bear arms

WITH one of the highest murder rates among OECD countries—second only to Mexico—America retains its reputation as a disproportionately dangerous …

25 common American customs that are considered offensive in other countries

Inspired by this Quora thread, we've rounded up some of the most common American customs that are seen as offensive elsewhere.<p><b>1. Tipping</b><p>A contentious issue even here, both over- and undertipping can quickly make you the least popular person at the table. But in Japan and South Korea tipping is seen …

Does Gun Control Encourage Crime? The Science of Crime Statistics

Introduction<p>It is widely believed that modern society is in sharp decline. Crime, especially, is widely considered to be steadily soaring out of control. American politicians frequently join the fray, using the crime issue to assert various political points. For example,<p>Democratic front-runner …

India should heed John Oliver’s message and stop wasting insane amounts of food

This week, TV host and comedian John Oliver, had some brutal statistics to tell America.<p>The world’s largest economy wastes as much as $165 billion (Rs10.49 lakh crore) worth of food every year. The quantity of food wasted is enough to fill up 730 football stadiums. On top of that, almost 50 million …