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Opium-addicted parrots are plundering farmers' poppy fields to feed their need

According to ‘Sobharam Rathod, an opium farmer from Neemach, India, drug-dependent parrots are making a sizable dent in his crop.

The drug-addicted birds sit perched in wait until the morphine-rich area is exposed by workers slitting open the flowers’ pods to help them ripen.

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The Hong Kong Identity: Part 1

A city in constant flux, Hong Kong has seen many of its buildings come and go. However, the designs of these structures have always accurately represented the Hong Kong identity. 35 kata lagi


Heaven (and Other Opiates)

“Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions.

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Civilian on a Wire

When soldiers in a combat zone go outside the wire (leave the base), it’s a big deal.  There are pages and pages of procedures to which units and soldiers must adhere in order to meet specific requirements for their combat theaters. 1.683 kata lagi

America as seen from afar

I am now twelve time zones away from the country where I spent most of my life, the other side of the globe. People here in Thailand speak Thai instead of English, worship Buddha instead of Jesus, eat spicy Thai food instead of Hamburgers and fries, and generally think differently about a lot things from the folks back home. 277 kata lagi


The Baroda Record Room

Everything you needed to know about the Record Room in Baroda

by Nandini Bhattacharya

The old Kothi, which housed the record room, since replaced by a resplendent building in 1922… 1.142 kata lagi

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At least 13 Afghan police officers killed by an infiltrator in Helmand

Kabul: An infiltrator in the Afghan police force helped in the killing of at least 13 police officers in Helmand the southern province of Afghanistan. 191 kata lagi