30 Oct 2014

Teacher forced dying 11-year-old with alopecia to remove her wig because it might encourage other children to dye their hair

The mother of a terminally ill 11-year-old with alopecia said her daughter was forced to remove a pink wig she wore to school as it might encourage others to dye their hair.

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30 Oct 2014

White Jew tries to apply for fellowship for minority journalists

Freelance journalist Evan Gahr, who is white and Jewish, is trying to apply for an $85,000 one-year investigative journalism fellowship run by BuzzFeed and the Columbia Journalism School seeking to find “journalists of color and other diverse backgrounds.”

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29 Oct 2014

Bad hair day? Selfies linked to spread of head lice

The “selfie” has come under fire this week after new research linked the self-portrait craze to head lice. Russian authorities have warned people about taking group selfies, as they can pose a risk of spreading the parasites to other people within the group.

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28 Oct 2014

Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are right and God isn’t ‘a magician with a magic wand’

The theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and God is not “a magician with a magic wand”, Pope Francis has declared.

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26 Oct 2014

Canadian Radio Host Jian Ghomeshi Fired After Sexual Abuse Allegations by Jilted Ex

Canada’s CBC on Sunday fired popular radio show host Jian Ghomeshi after allegations of sexual abuse by a former lover.

Details of Ghomeshi’s sexual relations with his ex-girlfriend were not clear, but the radio host on his Facebook page defended their “rough sex” role-playing as consensual.

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