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Month: October 2016

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Tutankhamun.

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Tutankhamun

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Tutankhamun. Tutankhamun was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled c. 1332–1323 BC), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom Period. He has since his discovery been colloquially referred to as King Tut. The 1922 discovery by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon of Tutankhamun’s nearly intact tomb received worldwide press coverage. It sparked a renewed

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Rejecting Religious Intolerance in Southeast Asia

Rejecting Religious Intolerance in Southeast Asia

Rejecting Religious Intolerance in Southeast Asia. The religious diversity in the Southeast Asian region, with a mix of Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, Christians and a smattering of other religions, is finely balanced. Lately, nationalistic and extreme sentiments have unhinged this peaceful coexistence. This article written jointly by a Catholic Cardinal and

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The Ongoing Struggle of Pakistan’s Punjabi Christians.

The Ongoing Struggle of Pakistan’s Punjabi Christians

The Ongoing Struggle of Pakistan’s Punjabi Christians. This long read profiles the plight of Punjabi Christian refugees in Thailand, who are originally from Pakistan. Asif Aqeel and Sama Faruqi’s detailed research into their historical background, provides us with an understanding for their escape from their homeland. It began right from

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When To Commit A Patient Involuntarily To Psychiatric Care.

When To Commit A Patient Involuntarily To Psychiatric Care

When To Commit A Patient Involuntarily To Psychiatric Care. In my years of mental health counseling, this potentially vexatious question has arisen more times than I can count. The cases that had warranted such consideration usually involved serious psychiatric situations that are violently oppositional and often self-harming. This review of

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Crocus

Crocus. Crocus is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family comprising 90 species of perennials growing from bulbo-tubers. Many are cultivated for their flowers appearing in autumn, winter, or spring. Crocuses are native to woodland, scrub, and meadows from sea level to alpine tundra in central and southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, on the islands of the Aegean, and across Central Asia to Xinjiang Province in western China.

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Algorithms Aren’t Biased, But the People Who Write Them May Be

Algorithms Aren’t Biased, But the People Who Write Them May Be

Algorithms Aren’t Biased, But the People Who Write Them May Be. In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is a self-contained step-by-step set of operations that performs calculation, data processing, and automated reasoning tasks. With the advent of the computer age, most softwares and applications have algorithms inserted as part of its programme. Its neutrality is obviously compromised

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Anti-Bribery Compliance Gets Global Standard.

Anti-Bribery Compliance Gets Global Standard

Anti-Bribery Compliance Gets Global Standard. An international standards body last week issued the first-ever global standard for anti-bribery compliance programs, which experts said would provide companies with leverage when dealing with partners in high-risk countries. Known as ISO 37001, the standard, issued October 14 by the International Standards Organization, largely mirrors the components

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