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25 Signs That Will Make You Lose All Hope In Humanity

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Just when I thought people couldn’t get any dumber, these 25 signs and labels came along with definitive proof that humanity is devolving. Did you know that you shouldn’t drink water out of a toilet? Or that parking in the ocean is a bad idea? Um, of course you did, but there are people out there who truly don’t understand these basic concepts. Otherwise, why would these signs have been made in the first place? After seeing these 25 ridiculous signs and …

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In Chat Rooms, Unite the Right Organizers Planned to Obscure Their Racism

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… let the left look like idiots.” This planning occurred via the online platform Discord. Originally created for video gaming enthusiasts to converse via text and calls while playing their favorite games, Discord became a meetup place for members of the far right in the run-up to the 2016 election. Many of the Discord channels Reveal reviewed were shut down by the company in the days following the Charlottesville rally. More than 35,000 messages from the “Charlottesville 2.0” …

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These Elephants In India Get Their Own Spa Day Every Year. I’m Legit Jealous.

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In the south Indian state of Kerala, elephants hold a high place of honor and are often seen in their Hindu festivals. The gentle giants are not only protected by the various temples, but also pampered once a year with their own spa-like rejuvenation ceremony. The event takes place in July, during monsoon season, and is part of the traditional Hindu medicine practices known as Ayurveda. The elephants are hosed down, scrubbed with herbs and oils and given treats. Elephants …

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23 things non-English-speaking immigrants gave us that we totally don’t need. Not at all.

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… 22. Or nearly a quarter of the soldiers who fought to end slavery and establish the modern United States. Immigrants speaking weird languages helped save the union. Photo via Library of Congress/Getty Images. 23. Or the military strategy that helped us win our independence in the first place. Pictured: French General and noted code word Rochambeau and Marquis de Lafayette, Lancelot of the revolutionary set. Photo via Hulton Archive. As the Founders said 261 years ago on that …

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The subversive genius of Joe Orton – BBC News

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“It was so bizarre.” Image copyright Central Press/Getty Images Image copyright Islington Local History Centre Image caption It is not entirely clear why Halliwell murdered Orton, but in a brief suicide note he wrote: “If you read his diary all will be explained” Entertaining Mr Sloane, a black comedy that touched on homosexuality and hypocrisy, was widely praised on its release, also in 1964, including by theatre heavyweights such as Terence Rattigan and …

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Unlearning the myth of American innocence

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… for college, this sort of planning stopped. The experience of going to a radically new place, as college was to me, upended my sense of the world and its possibilities. The same thing happened when I moved to New York after college, and a few years later when I moved to Istanbul. All change is dramatic for provincial people. But the last move was the hardest. In …

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Partition, 70 years on: Salman Rushdie, Kamila Shamsie and other writers reflect

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… day, I felt a private gratitude to Cartier-Bresson, for his example of an artist who erased himself becoming a ghost behind his little 35mm Leica in order to memorialise the erasure of others. While the pictures depict violence, looking at them restores one to a place of humanity. Kiran Desai is the author of the Booker prize-winning Yasmin Khan and Saadat Hasan Manto, who reluctantly moved to Pakistan from Bombay after partition and found himself utterly disillusioned in his new nation, …

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Just so you know, Chrissy Teigen is definitely, totally, 100% over your novelty Instagram food

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 26: Actor Chrissy Teigen attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)Image: Getty Images Chrissy Teigen is sitting on a plush chair, in a pea green room, in a brightly lit suite at the Gramercy Park Hotel, overlooking lower Manhattan. The room’s adorned with oversized hamburger pillows, french fry blankets, and neat stacks of McBiscuit …

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Luc Besson on turning Rihanna into a 28th-century Cleopatra and being stood up by Prince

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… of the films 28th-century intergalactic escapades. Valerian had a dismal $17m opening weekend in the US last month. In Germany, it landed in third place behind Despicable Me 3, which had already been on release for three weeks. Luc Besson. Photograph: Lee Jin-man/AP There are glimmers of hope. France welcomed the movie enthusiastically last week, as it usually does with anything by the Parisian film-maker, giving it the second-best opening day of the year. But these are still …

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