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Global Series: Talking Sex, Changing Cultures

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors | Hirshhorn Museum. anokarina/flickr, CC BY-SA Catesby Holmes, The Conversation; Clea Chakraverty, The Conversation; Fabrice Rousselot, The Conversation, and Stephan Sc...
13/07/2017 3:50 PM IST

New Delhi Is Running Out Of Water

Asit K. Biswas, National University of Singapore; Cecilia Tortajada, National University of Singapore, and Udisha Saklani, National University of Singapore As summer temperatures soar above 40°C i...
13/07/2017 8:31 AM IST

In Japan, Pillows Can Be A Sex Partner

file f a v. Agnès Giard, Université Paris Nanterre - Université Paris Lumières The Japanese market of sex toys for men is an impressive array of human substitutes, most of...
09/07/2017 9:52 AM IST

Understanding The Root Causes Of Natural Disasters

Ishinomaki one year after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami schmid91/flickr, CC BY-SA Florian Roth, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich; Christine Eriksen, University of Wollongong, and Tim Pr...
29/06/2017 8:32 AM IST

Wonder Woman: Feminist Icon Or Symbol Of Oppression?

Lina Abirafeh, Lebanese American University It's been a busy - and controversial - year for Wonder Woman. In October 2016, the United Nations made a curious appointment: Wonder Woman would be the glob...
25/06/2017 10:34 AM IST

Why We Love (And Fear) Mummies

The Mummy, in its 2017 rendition, rehashes an 80-year-old franchise focused on revived Egyptian corpses. AlloCine Christian-Georges Schwentzel, Université de Lorraine Somewhere in Iraq, the to...
25/06/2017 10:34 AM IST