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A committee of village elders in southern India has banned women from wearing nighties during the day. Geeta Pandey has the story, illustrated by Priya Kuriyan. Published on BBC on [...]
They keep the story of the Kurdish people alive, strengthening Kurdish unity by recognising its struggle through its history and legends, writes Rhiannon J Davies. Published on BBC [...]
When a 96-year-old former soldier learned that his village was going to be demolished 10 years ago, he picked up a brush and started painting – and he hasn’t stopped since, [...]
Apparently there's a rather unknown world government group that was established in 1889 and in operation since then; its background and implications are explained by Aaron Dykes in [...]
Many people have noticed a decline in the insect population over recent years. What does it mean for the rest of life on Earth? Brooke Jarvis explores the dire findings about the [...]
Artwork discovered on the walls of a limestone cave in Borneo’s East Kalimantan province might just be the oldest figurative painting ever discovered, writes Andrew Masterson. [...]
Pope Francis' general audience featured a surprise guest appearance when a small boy ran onto the podium. All those who judged this spontaneous child, had to eat their words later. [...]
Rahibai Soma Popere lives in the tribal village Kombhalne, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra. Realizing that less and less of indigenous crops were growing and not longer available [...]
A bespoke tunnel of light created from more than 57,000 LEDs is providing festive cheer and selfie heaven to city visitors in Norwich, UK. Published on BBC on November 17, 2018.
Sound and silence have a direct, powerful influence on emotions. Here some hints how to establish life in healthy surroundings. Published in SOTT and drweil.com on November 16, [...]
Citing concerns of cancer and other health risks, the city has moved to block the installation of 5G cell phone technology, writes Matt Agorist. Published in New Thought Project on [...]
Britain’s biggest employer organisation and main trade union body have sounded the alarm over the prospect of British companies implanting staff with microchips to improve [...]
Punekars, as residents of Pune are called, are considered high-handed across the region – often to the point of rudeness, writes Rathina Sankari. Published by BBC on October 29, [...]
Born and raised in Birmingham, Lola is both British and Nigerian. As the oldest daughter, she started the first generation of British-Nigerian in her family. But to what extent can [...]
Increased tourism is overwhelming Venice, Italy. Bruno Boelpaep's video shows the alarming trend that forces much of the native population to move away. Published on BBC on October [...]
The discovery of rock carvings believed to be tens of thousands of years old in India's western state of Maharashtra has greatly excited archaeologists who believe they hold clues [...]
September 30 is International Translation Day - on this occasion, the BBC published a video about some languages that have words and phrases that English speakers never knew they [...]
Iran’s wind catchers stand as a reminder of how ancient civilisations have adapted to the region’s harsh desert environment, writes Shervin Abdolhamidi on September 27 on BBC.
Plastic waste is a serious problem not only in India but all over the globe. We encourage word to be spread far and wide about these two new inventions. Published by BBC on [...]
The ever-ongoing struggle between generations and the effort to understand each other shown here between father and son from Ghana. Published on BBC on December 16, 2017.
If you look beyond the hashish haze, you’ll find a treasure trove of legends, intrigue and unanswered questions, writes Mehk Chakraborty. Published on BBC on August 22, 2018.
Samir S. Patel follows Matt Mikkelsen through the Hoh Rain Forest in Washington to record the 'uncontaminated' natural sounds of the dawn chorus (audio sample). Published in NPR on [...]
... with the 272 steps leading up to the Batu Caves (a limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples in Gombak, Selangor) painted in a dazzling array of colours. [...]
Sex still being a touchy and often even taboo subject in many cultures and religions to this day, a mother and daughter from the Punjab have the courage to ask each other various [...]
"There is a reason for every disease state. It is the body’s attempt at restoring balance," writes Marco Torres. Published on Wake Up World, on July 31, 2018.
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 [...]