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Ohio State course reprimands white heterosexual masculinity – The College Fix

A class taught this spring at Ohio State University will review a parade of reasons why white heterosexual masculinity is allegedly problematic, tackling the topic from the constructs of racial issues, bullying, pop culture, societal expectations and much more, according to its syllabus. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR Advertisements

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Divers find ‘amazing’ underwater tunnel network that could unravel mysteries of Mayan civilisation | The Independent

A team of divers have discovered what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet in eastern Mexico. By connecting two underwater caverns, the Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM) project identified the 216-mile (347km) cave after months of exploring a maze of underwater channels. The project, which is dedicated to the study and preservation of the subterranean waters

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North and South Korea agree to form joint Olympic team | Daily Mail Online

The two Koreas agreed to form a combined women’s ice hockey team to take part in next month’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang in the South next month. Seoul’s Unification Ministry says the agreement was during talks on Wednesday at the border village of Panmunjom. It said athletes from the two Koreas will march together under a ‘unification flag’ depicting their

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Barred from election, Navalny vows to fight ’emperor’ Putin |

The Kremlin’s top critic Alexei Navalny has slammed Russia’s March presidential election, in which he is barred from running, as a sham meant to “re-appoint” Vladimir Putin on his way to becoming “emperor for life”. With two months to go before Russians vote in polls that are all but guaranteed to hand Putin a historic fourth term, the 41-year-old opposition

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Bitcoin plunges 25 per cent amid South Korea, China fears

The market capitalisation of more than 1300 cryptocurrencies has dropped by around 30 per cent over the past 24 hours, down from $US702 billion to $US496 billion, according to Coinmarketcap. “It’s been a cryptocalypse overnight with bitcoin and other virtual currencies coming under heavy selling pressure as the regulatory scrutiny intensifies not only in China and South Korea but across

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Drinking tea makes people more creative, claims study

Volunteers who downed a brew were more imaginative in tests than those who drank water. Tea contains caffeine and theanine, which improve mental speed, accuracy and focus. But these take 30 to 60 minutes to kick in – long after these experiments were finished. Researchers from Peking University, China, say this means tea must have a positive mental effect. FOLLOW

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