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expressions

It is a known fact that there are six primary emotions everybody is capable of feeling. Those are happiness, fear, sadness, anger, surprise, and disgust. Subsequently, we express each of these emotions using more or less the same set of facial movements. It makes recognising these emotions very easy. The person’s background and credentials then hardly matter.   Lisa Feldman Barrett, however, begs to differ. She is...

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Robert Mueller

The Robert Mueller hearing was mostly uneventful but his one comment became made controversial. Robert was appointed in May 2017 as a special counsel to investigate links between the Russian government and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump. He appeared to tell the House Judiciary Committee that he would have indicted President Donald Trump on charges of obstruction of justice if he hadn’t been barred...

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equal rights

Equality is the need of the hour and it is now universally advocated and accepted.  In today’s world to advance equality for all, actions can’t take place only in litigation. There must be other forms of advocacy. The role of journalists in shedding light on legal issues is, therefore becoming more important than ever before as will the use of social media. Eubanks, the founding...

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Presidential Debate

The presidential democratic debates for 2020 to be held on July 30 and 31 at Detroit, Michigan expects its candidates to earn at least 1 percent support. Around 20 Democratic candidates will assemble this week for a second round of debate that is expected to be telecasted.   Alan Schroeder, a professor emeritus of journalism at Northeastern says, “The meet up will be an elimination round”   The debate...

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prisons

Fear is the only thing which can make a person do anything. The prisons were constructed with the same motive of restricting people from committing heinous crimes. But is this fear diminishing with time? Yes, it is thanks to the introduction of Private prisons. These private prisons are on the rise which is comparatively lenient in their approach. So why are they increasing in number?...

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mandela

The growing terrorism, hate crimes, mob lynching, and numerous cases regarding discrimination are not unfamiliar to anyone. But these social evils aren’t accepted by all of us. Many famous personalities have graced this materialistic world but one name whose wisdom, generosity and rationalism can’t be ignored and is simply irreplaceable is Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela is South Africa’s former president who spent 27 years in...

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origami

We all have attended paper folding lessons in our craft classes at school. Using the origami paper in these classes and folding it to make new creatures and things have even made us think that we can become the crafting specialist or a paper folding specialist. But have we ever wondered what these paper folding techniques or origami paper folding techniques have the potential to...

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cyber security

All of us have termed ourselves as social geeks by managing our accounts on various social media platforms. The social media has now become such a platform that it's market and customer worth is exceeding million dollars too.  But are we concerned about the data we feed on these platforms? According to Udi Mokady, the chairman and CEO of CyberArk, the information security company, the...

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Degraded soil

One-third of the arable land has been lost to erosion or sullied by pollution. Man-made chemicals and fertilizers used to improve crop yields persisted in soil for years, made it less fertile over time. Antibiotics in animal manure seeped out and caused degradation. Oil spills and environmental disasters have impacted large parcels of land. And all this is compounded by the sluggish pace at which...

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Bacteria

More than 844 million people around the globe lack access to clean water. One of the challenges is that bacteria from rivers can flow into groundwater sources, polluting what may have been potable drinking water. Building new infrastructure to reroute clean water is expensive, especially for regions that already struggle with extreme poverty. Instead, communities often rely on water filtration systems. Current methods of testing...

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