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ABOUT BATTLES AND BIOLOGY

The biological warfare boom and the world’s impending doom. Biological weapons are disease-producing agents that can be used as weapons of mass death against humans, animals…

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Weapon of Mass Devastation

Using water as a weapon of war in a world of water crises Right on the tip of the African Peninsula lies South Africa’s second largest…

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Resistance

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Snow White and the Seven Unwanted Messages in Children’s Literature

Childhood is wonderful, like a flower on its way to full bloom, like a butterfly emerging gracefully out of a cocoon. A child’s mind is…

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Reviewing the Riot Grrrl Collection: Feminist Movement from the 90s

“Riot Grrrl is the gateway drug that girls use to find feminist history.” —Kathleen Hanna, musician Riot Grrrl was an underground feminist punk rock movement that…

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My Grandmother

I can hear the shuffling of her old rubber slippers as she parades angrily through the passage and into the kitchen. The sound is like…

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Why Diogenes Would be a Great Meme Curator

The godfather of cynicism shares striking characteristics with the modern millennial memer. He was irritable and edgy, and his anecdotes have been documented in Diogenes…

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How do you like them apples?

Good Will Hunting (1997), the Bar Scene It was my friend’s birthday a few months ago, and being the…

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Should We Wait Until We’ve Had Enough?

“We had no other choice.” Shalini Kumar, a student at Benaras Hindu University and one of the many women involved in the protests, did not have…

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Pissing on Art

It was no insignificant moment in the history of art when the Society of Independent Artists received a work titled Fountain and signed R. Mutt,…

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The Indian Tramp

“Aawaara hoon…  aawaara hoon… Ya gardish mein hoon aasmaan ka taara hoon…” This was a diffident India singing of itself while contemplating its uncertain future, one it…

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The Bubble of the Future

Could this be the key to a better world? A megacity run entirely on renewable energy. Rules of gender segregation do not apply. Vertical farms and…