There have been jokes cracked by comedians which have led to sensitization towards issues that often come with prejudices. Like the one cracked by Vir Das himself about homosexuality, Section 377 was defeated. We decriminalized homosexuality in this country. That s an amazing thing. Because Indian uncles were holding on to that one for some time, If we legalize it, they will come for us next. They re gays, not zombies. They don t have to spread. If a gay dude bites you, you don t become fabulous overnight. While others like Trevor Noah and Lilly Singh went a little overboard and turned an entire joke into a racist remark. In the very first episode of her late night talk show, A Little Late With Lilly Singh featured actor Jessica Alba. The actor was discussing an event, They wear the towels, the turbie twists, so they like look super not cool in the turbie twists but it dries their hair really quickly, so it s very practical. To this Lilly Singh replied, They look like my Punjabi friends. It s fine. After receiving a lot of backlash on social media for passing racist remarks in the name of jokes, both Trevor Noah and Lilly Singh apologized for their comments. Cracking a joke offensive to a certain community, realizing how problematic and hurtful it could be and then apologizing for it, is still better than not accepting your mistake at all and sprouting your entire career based on offensive remarks.While we re talking about offensive humor, let us also not forget comedian Kapil Sharma s extensive contribution to it. His shows, Comedy Nights with Kapil and The Kapil Sharma Show lost its humor even before it started gaining popularity. In the language of his shows, to joke is to verbally bash colleagues and audiences on the basis of their body features. Whenever Sumona Chakravarti comes to the screen, her nose, her lips, and her height are made fun of. In one of the episodes featuring Tapsee Pannu and Manoj Bajpai, Sumona tells Kapil that she is here to promote the actors latest film to which Kapil replies that she should compare her height with Tapsee s and promote short films. Another time he made a similar remark on her lips saying, Lips toh tumhaare haan, bade ache hain, jitna bada gala diya hai bhagwaan ne, utne bade hain. Lip sync karegi lips aapas mein sync kar nahi rahe. These remarks are not only not funny but are offensive, they are only based on somebody s physical features. Remarks on Kiku Sharda s weight have also been made on the show. Na duniya ka koi kona hai, na tere shareer ka koi kona hai , is what the show sells in the name of comedy. Similar offensive remarks are also made on Archana Puran Singh s body and even the audience is not spared in the show
His condition hasn t deteriorated, but continues to be very critical, says his grandsonPreliminary tests of the two antibodies, named B38 and H4, in a mouse model resulted in a reduction of virus titers, the researchers said.
Discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop in 1826, NGC 986 is a spectacular face on spiral galaxy in the constellation Fornax that is often overlooked thanks to its proximity to the famously rich Fornax galaxy cluster. Located about 56 million light years from Earth, NGC 986 features a central bar like structure similar to one sported by the Milky Way and about two thirds of all spiral galaxies. Bars are thought to play a role in star formation, helping funnel gas inward from a galaxy;s spiral arms, and may be a temporary phenomena. This image was captured by the European Southern Observatory;s Very Large Telescope and the FORS instrument, or FOcal Reducer and low dispersion Spectrograph.A new study reveals similarities and relationships between certain types of chemicals found on 30 different comets, which vary widely in their overall composition compared to one another. The research is part of ongoing investigations into these primordial bodies, which contain material largely unchanged from the solar system ''s birth some 4.6 billion years ago.
Authorities located two male bodies and are confident they are 19 year old Kam McLeod and 18 year old Bryer Schmegelsky, said Royal Canadian Mounted Police Assistant Commissioner Jane MacLatchy. She said an autopsy will confirm their identities and causes of death.Critical evidence found last week when police discovered items directly linked to the suspects on the shoreline of the Nelson River helped locate the bodies, MacLatchy said. Following that discovery, authorities were able to narrow down the search.
Iranian prosecutors are currently seeking the death penalty for the ”spies ” as tensions rise with Washington over Tehran 's nuclear program. Iran said in August it had arrested ”tens of spies ” in state bodies, many of whom were dual nationals. In June, Iran said it executed a former contract employee of the defence ministry aerospace body on charges of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency.
HP is no stranger to making laptops out of unusual materials ndash; such as the leather bound HP Spectre Folio ndash; and at Computex 2019, the company has revealed its releasing its Envy range of laptops with bodies that are partially made out of wood.The HP Envy Wood line up will come with a thin layer of wood over their metal bodies, with the palm rest, trackpad and even fingerprint reader having wood designs.
In India, around 2,66,621 people were suffering from at least one form of liver disease in 2017, suggests an estimate by a study published in the journal PLOS ONE. Cirrhosis is one of the most serious and progressive liver diseases affecting millions across the world. In this condition, scar tissues develop replacing your healthy liver tissues, impairing the functions of this crucial organ and even leading to death in severe cases. At the initial stage of cirrhosis, your liver may be able to perform many of its important functions, giving you minimal symptoms. However, at the advanced stage, you notice many signs as your liver will stop functioning properly. Caused by over consumption of alcohol, obesity and long term infection with hepatitis B or C virus, liver cirrhosis comes with symptoms like jaundice, unexplained weight loss, nausea, loss of appetite, itchy skin, severe muscle cramps, blood vomiting, enlarged spleen, impaired blood clotting function, brain damage leading to drowsiness and unconsciousness, etc. Iron build up in your body, autoimmune diseases, genetic digestive disorders, blocked bile duct and certain medicines can also increase your chance of suffering from liver cirrhosis.It is detected through blood tests that check the levels of certain liver enzymes, bilirubin, antibodies, and protein. Your doctor may also suggest an MRI, ultrasound or biopsy to check the severity of the condition. The damage to your liver done by cirrhosis cannot be reversed. So the aim of the treatment is to protect the healthy liver tissues and treat the complications and symptoms that may arise out of the condition. Your doctor will suggest antibiotics, blood pressure drugs and medicines to reduce inflammation and toxin build up. Liver transplant is the last resort for liver cirrhosis. However, the line of treatment depends on the severity of the condition. While treating the condition is imperative, lifestyle measures that you take determine how well you live with it. On this World Liver Day, we tell you what steps you need to take along with your medicines in order to manage liver cirrhosis.
TwitterEmailBy Mickalene Thomas.FacebookTwitterEmailBarbara Hammer was ebullient even as she was dying. After five decades as a cult figure in the art world and a fearless icon in the LGBTQ community, the experimental filmmaker spent the last years of her life putting her affairs in order. While dying she used her own life and work as a creative force, demonstrating that the art of death and the art of life are one and the same.She also, for the first time, entered the global consciousness. She has shown work at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. At the Whitney she performed a spoken meditation on living with advanced cancer. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is restoring more than 80 of her films, including her groundbreaking and inescapably explicit Dyketactics (1974), the first lesbian erotic film made by a lesbian. There is a lesbian experimental filmmaking grant in her name, and her archives have been deposited at Yale s Beinecke library for others to explore. This April her work will be shown at Houston s Contemporary Arts Museum, and the following month Ohio s Wexner Center for the Arts opens Barbara Hammer: In This Body, an exhibition centered around Evidentiary Bodies, Hammer s first multi channel, multi screen video installation highlighting her ongoing and intimate exploration of the female form. The camera becomes part of my body when I am letting it express how my movement feels, how my sightlines change direction, how passionate I am about texture and the body, Hammer told me last November.
The vulva includes the inner lips (labia minora) and outer lips (labia majora), the clitoris, and the vaginal opening. Labia can be long or short, wrinkled or smooth, dark or light. One side is often longer than the other, consistent with the asymmetry of most body parts. The exterior of the clitoris can be pea sized or as big as a thumb.Just as some people seek cosmetic surgery on visible parts of their bodies, women have resorted to cosmetic surgery on their genitals to make them resemble an ideal. The Western ideal vulva is represented by the Barbie doll: #x201C;a clean slit #x201D;.
Diet culture starts early.It lurks in the way our parents talk about their bodies, the adverts we see between TV shows, and even, according to one mum, on our lunchboxes.
While Swift, 29, and Alwyn, 27, who were first publicly linked in May 2017, are definitely homebodies, the source says that when the pair spend time in London, they love to check out the the local pubs. ;She s much happier without her personal life out in the open, the source adds. She credits Joe for that and realizes how much better off she is.
December 23, 2018 9:00 AM Share on: Facebook Pinterest Twitter SMS Share on: Group 7 Created with Sketch. Email Created with Sketch. Group 9 Created with Sketch. Group 10 Created with Sketch. Group 11 Created with Sketch. Group 7 Created with Sketch. Email Created with Sketch. Group 4 Created with Sketch. Group 9 Created with Sketch. Group 10 Created with Sketch. Group 11 Created with Sketch. performance.mark('atfContentLoaded') Ayurveda has taken off in the wellness world lately, but it's an ancient tradition that helps decode the archetypes of our bodies, thereby helping us understand the imbalances of it, and even provides us the knowledge to customize meal plans that go well with the intuitive intelligence and wisdom of the body.The science (veda) of life (ayur), as translated from Sanskrit, is an ancient science of healing. Unlike classical Western medicine, it helps the practitioner achieve optimal wellness through balance and integration and works to treat the root cause of illness rather than the symptoms.
A SETI Talk on 1I/`Oumuamua, the first known interstellar small body, possibly an asteroid which is probably coming from another planetary system. Its recent discovery by Pan-STARRS1 offers a rare opportunity to explore the planetary formation processes of other stars, and the effect of the interstellar environment on a planetesimal surface. Since its discovery, astronomers around the world have raced to use the most powerful ground-based and space-borne telescopes to collect information on its nature. Two astronomers, Meg Schwamb, astronomer at the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii and Matija Cuk, astronomer at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, will discuss the nature of 'Oumuamua, its color and shape in comparison with known small solar system bodies, as well as its origin derived from its extremely elongated shape and its orbit. They will show how its peculiarities seem to imply that 'Oumuamua is one of the most important discoveries of the decade in astronomy. Matija Cuk is a Research Scientist at the SETI Institute. He received his Ph.D. degree from Cornell University in 2005. He uses computer simulations to study the past and present evolution of the orbits of the planets, moons and asteroids. His recent work focused on the origin of Earth's Moon, as well as the moons and rings of Saturn. In 2014 he was awarded the Harold Urey Prize for early career achievement from the Division of Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society. Meg Schwamb is an assistant scientist at the Gemini Observatory based in Hilo, Hawai'i. Meg's research focuses on how planets and their building blocks form and evolve, applying ground-based surveys to probe our Solar System's small body reservoirs. She is also involved in the Planet Four citizen science projects, which enlists the public to help study the seasonal processes of the Martian south pole and map the distribution of ridges on the Martian mid-latitudes. Meg also serves as co-chair of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope's Solar System Science Collaboration. Meg was awarded the 2017 Carl Sagan Medal for Excellence in Public Communication in Planetary Science from the American Astronomical Society's Division for Planetary Science.
NASA recently announced that Kepler space telescope, which is responsible for the discovery of around 70% of the 3,800 planets and outer space bodies, has run out of fuel and can no longer continue space exploration.Kepler cannot realign itself for analyzing space bodies or transmit data back to earth. So, after more than a decade Kepler s work has halted.
With genetic engineering techniques and antibodies, researchers can use a process of directed evolution to create useful proteins. Developers of that technique have now been honored with a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.ustas7777777
Digitally manipulated apps including Snapchat often times blur imperfections, plump lips, add thickened eyelashes, and even change proportions and face structures. It;s really no wonder there;s a craze to achieve ;perfection; with technology like this.Going a step further, the Facetune photo app allows users to smooth wrinkles, completely reshape their bodies, add custom makeup and so much more. Touched up images are more common than you 'd think and it can all be done through an app but some are now leaning toward real life fixes like Botox injections to mimic these filters.
The government has already begun consultations with industry bodies, including the Confederation of Indian Industries, FICCI and automakersThe electric vehicle policy will be built upon five aspects
As the police investigate the events leading to the death of 11 of a family in Delhi, strange and chilling details are being examined closely. One of them is 11 pipes protruding from one wall of the house, all set close together.
"It's so important to us, because we're taught to be ashamed about our bodies before we know anything about them," Taran said in an email. "Being comfortable with and proud of your body helps prevent against thinking that it's acceptable for it to be treated poorly ndash; which happens to far too many women. The more we shame women's bodies, the less respect they'll demand for themselves, which is a very slippery slope.""We want to be sure that confidence and self respect start as early as possible. It's a lot easier to teach this from the get go than to try and reverse harmful thoughts once they've set in."