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Every year, northern India is flooded with men and women in saffron clothes walking through the streets carrying pots suspended on a stick, reports the BBC on August 9, 2018.
Millions of commuters descend on India's railway in Mumbai every day. A special feature of carriages solely dedicated to women, helps avoid male groping, which is still widespread [...]
Although street maps by satellite can be a very helpful thing, nobody wants their open entrance or garage visible to those who might plan an unannounced visit with questionable [...]
Arjuna (John Hogue) writes about mundane and spiritual suicide on the occasion of Anthony Bourdain's demise. Excerpted from Part 1 of his essay published on HogueProphecy.com on [...]
To finally gain mastery over our inboxes, we have to deal with the root causes and not just the symptoms that frequently flare up, writes Paul Levy, University of Brighton, on BBC. [...]
Big brother alive and well. A new report throws a damper on their claims that they protect their users' privacy. Published in SOTT and RT on July 4, 2018.
If you've ever had the sneaking suspicion that your phone might be watching you, new research suggests you're not being paranoid. Published on SOTT and RT on July 4, 2018.
If we want transformation to happen, it can take place in a moment. Just one moment of will, of complete determination is enough. writes Naina in The Sentinel, Assam, on June 24, [...]
System would allow Facebook to identify what adults and children are watching based on ambient noise. Published in The Guardian on June 29, 2018.
Who doesn't know the feeling of an intense tiredness descending on one's body - for example just after lunch? The head droops slightly, the eyelids struggle to remain open and the [...]
Justin Rowlatt, frequently also featured on Osho News, looks back on his three years on assignment reporting for the BBC from South Asia and, in particular, India. Published on [...]
Beech trees are bullies and willows are loners, says forester Peter Wohlleben, author of a new book claiming that trees have personalities and communicate via a [...]
Inspiring and illuminating presentation of how to bypass the conservative funeral industry and how to come to terms with the reality of having one's dead body disposed of. [...]
A deeply reflective poem by Rumi (1207-1273) exploring the soul is read to accompany the Bagong Silang documentary about a community that inhabits a cemetery in Manila, [...]
Prof Stephen Hawking's final research paper suggests that our Universe may be one of many similar to our own, writes Pallab Ghosh on BBC News. Published on May 2, 2018.
Vada pav is synonymous with the city of Mumbai, with almost every resident, from factory workers to Bollywood stars, unabashed in declaring their love for it, writes Charukesi [...]
Writer Pico Iyer understands that by keeping an outer journey short, you can make the inner journey that follows echo across a lifetime. Published on BBC on March 8, 2018.
In this supermarket in the Netherlands, consumers don't have to pay an additional price for getting their food in environment friendly packaging. Shown on BBC on March 3, 2018.
In 1909, two London bookbinders were commissioned to create a book that would become one of the most bedazzling the world had beheld. Joobin Bekhrad reveals how it ended up at the [...]
Does Holi open the lid of the pressure cooker to release our suppressed steam? Strange, the whole year people are miserable and on Holi suddenly they break out of misery, singing [...]
Meditation training programs can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating, writes Josh Richardson in Wake Up World on June 9, [...]
Gurdjieff's 83 rules of advice he gave to his daughter Cynthie Sophia "Dushka" Howarth (1924–2010). She went on to found the Gurdjieff Heritage Foundation.
Joey Carbstrong (aka Joey Armstrong) is a 31 year-old Australian vegan activist, currently on tour of the UK and Ireland. We are showing a video of him having touched down in [...]
The Moon will put on quite the show at the end of the month, as a very rare, "super blue blood moon" will appear in the skies. Published in RT and SOTT on January 22, 2018.
A hot debate has gripped India, after Satyapal Singh, India’s minister for higher education, emphatically stated that Darwin's theory of evolution is wrong. Published in The [...]