Going Vegan May Not Be The Most Sustainable Option for Humanity.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Going Vegan May Not Be The Most Sustainable Option for Humanity. If you’ve decided to go vegan because you think it’s better for the planet, that might be true—but only to an extent. A group of researchers has published a study in the journal Elementa in which they describe various biophysical simulation models that compare 10 […]

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Taking a Picture of Your Hotel Room Could Help Stop Child Trafficking.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Taking a Picture of Your Hotel Room Could Help Stop Child Trafficking. The TraffickCam app enables travelers to submit pictures of hotel rooms around the world. The images are matched against a national database used by police. “You just enter your hotel room, and your room number. You take four pictures, and you submit […]

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WikiLeaks outs gay people in Saudi Arabia in reckless mass data dump.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists WikiLeaks outs gay people in Saudi Arabia in reckless mass data dump. Whistleblowing group WikiLeaks is under fire for publishing Saudi government data that outs gay men, leaving them at risk of attack. Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s most repressive countries when it comes to LGBT rights, and gay people […]

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Putin appoints church historian as Russia’s new science minister.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Putin appoints church historian as Russia’s new science minister. Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a church historian as the country’s new science and education minister. On 19 August, the president announced that Olga Vasilyeva would succeed the current science minister, Dmitry Livanov, who will become presidential envoy on trade and economic […]

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Stanford University Bans Hard Liquor From On-Campus Parties to Help Curb Future Rapes.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Stanford University Bans Hard Liquor From On-Campus Parties to Help Curb Future Rapes. Outrage ensues. As Stanford undergrads get ready for the fall semester, the university’s administrators have issued a new mandate: Pack your books and calculators, but leave the fifths and handles at home. On Monday, just over a month before […]

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Outrage in Russia after religious leaders back female genital mutilation.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Outrage in Russia after religious leaders back female genital mutilation. Two prominent religious leaders in Russia have provoked outrage after suggesting female genital mutilation could help reduce sexual promiscuity. The scandal erupted on Wednesday when Vsevolod Chaplin, a former spokesman for the Russian Orthodox Church, rushed to the defence of Ismail Berdiyev, a […]

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