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The Pope’s Memo On Climate Change Is A Mind-Blower

POPE FRANCIS ALREADY has a reputation for barnstorming. His positions on poverty, on gay priests, and liberation theology would have been shocking enough on their own, but in contrast to the more conservative positions of previous popes, they were downright lefty.

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Five Novels Every Runner Should Read

Emil ZatopekWhy do we run? In his book on the subject, Mark Rowlands complains that most books about running reframe this question in terms of what use it has. We run because it keeps us healthy, reduces stress or brings us joy.

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Are You A Malaysian Planning To Marry A Foreigner? Then Read This

Francois (not his real name) was married in 1997 to his wife from Penang and registered with the Malaysian immigration. He moved to Malaysia in 2005 and has been living here since.

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Drinking Human Breast Milk Is The Latest 'Health' Fad

AS fitness fads come and go, drinking human breast milk seems to be the latest craze to enter the scene.

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Be Mindful Of What You Say And Share On Social Media In The Holy Month Of Ramadan - Imam

KUALA LUMPUR: Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (IG) have become the most popular platform among netizens especially with its swift delivery of one’s status or messages, either through direct communication or through the sharing of information.

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Malaysia Now 61st 'Happiest Country' According To UN Report

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According to the third World Happiness Report released by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations earlier this year, Malaysia ranks in 61st place out of 158 nations surveyed worldwide.

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Travel Tip: You Might Want To Book Your Flights With These World’s Top 10 Cleanest Airlines, Best Cabin Staff And Inflight Entertainment

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While travelling, what most of us often hope for, especially on long flights, and when we’re way up high in the sky is to at least be comfy in the confinement of a clean aircraft (from seats, blankets, lavatories, carpets etc.), with good inflight entertainment (which helps in times when it is difficult to snooze) and good cabin service (to of course be greeted with friendly smiles and be served by an enthusiastic crew).

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Helen Mirren: Ageism In Hollywood Is 'Outrageous'

Helen Mirren has spoken out about the “ridiculous” casting choices in Hollywood that have led to older men with younger female love interests.

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Fasting In A Multiracial Country − Ramadan In The Eye Of Non-Muslims

Malaysians once again welcome the holy month of Ramadan. A live announcement was made on Tuesday by the Keeper of the Rulers' Seal, Datuk Seri Syed Danial Syed Ahmad that the month of fasting will begin today, June 18, which means it would end either Friday 17 July or Saturday 18 July, as there are either 29 or 30 days in a lunar month.

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The Genetic Quest To Make Strawberries Taste Great Again

THINK ABOUT THE best strawberry you ever tasted. Sweet, with a flavor that’s a greater-than-the-sum mix of overripe peach, underripe grape, burnt caramel, and a little tang to grab the inside of your cheeks.

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