At the very beginning of Ramadan, Sadia Azmat spoke about what it means to be a Muslim woman who likes sex and has some problems with the modesty part during the month of fasting. She stated that in the past, she has given in to the pleasures of the flesh during this very special time of the year.Comedian Sadia Azmat has shared her stance on sex and themes considered taboo by many believers in a column for the British newspaper Metro. She revealed that she has had sex during Ramadan and liked it a lot, as ”there is a heightened sense of arousal given the increased awareness of primal urges through the hunger and thirst ”.
This story contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame Joe and Anthony Russo spent weeks asking people not to spoil the secrets of Avengers: Endgame. They penned a letter to fans. They championed the hashtag #DontSpoiltheEndgame. They got their stars to spread the word.
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A University of Texas study appears to have finally settled the debate on the differences between ”cat ” and ”dog ” people.
The north east oil and gas industry should be ;deeply concerned; by some of the language used in the climate change debate, an MP has said.Gordon Tory MP Colin Clark acknowledged that the UK "must reduce greenhouse gases " but warned that there is increasing "political point scoring at the cost of all hydrocarbons ".
The debate over whether or not Alexa or any voice assistant is spying on us is years old at this point, and it s not going away. Privacy advocates have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging these devices violate the Federal Wiretap Act. Journalists have investigated the dangers of always on microphones and artificially intelligent voice assistants. Skeptical tech bloggers like me have argued these things were more powerful than people realized and overloaded with privacy violations. Recent news stories about how Amazon employees review certain Alexa commands suggest the situation is worse than we thought.
Olivia Munn wrote an open letter on Thursday morning after a couple popular fashion bloggers criticized her outfit, a pinstripe suit by designer Peter Pilotto.The actress #39; essay argued that Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, who run the site Go Fug Yourself, are not legitimate fashion critics. Munn said their work ”contributes to the perpetual minimization of women and propagates the idea that our worth is predominantly (or singularly) tied to our looks, ” and continued by calling out their ”snarkiness and hypocrisy. ”
In March, Chinese computer programmers took to GitHub to complain about long work hours, a flash point for the country's tech giants and startups. The protests were posted on a "repository," a collaborative online tool, called 996.ICU. That's shorthand for working 9am to 9pm six days a week and ending up in the intensive care unit.The 996.ICU campaign went viral, creating a flurry of activity in China's tech companies and an unusual open protest in the country. The repository was then quickly blocked on Chinese websites. Microsoft employees are asking that it remain open, according to an open letter published on Monday on GitHub.
The debate over the Sri Lankan government 's decision to block social media platforms in the light of the tragic Easter Sunday bombings brings into sharp relief what has been evident for some years now mdash; platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter transmit and amplify the currents of discord coursing through our societies.Over the past 48 hours, social media researchers including those based in Sri Lanka, have made telling and sensible arguments against the ban: In many countries, including Sri Lanka, state media or government friendly but privately owned ones are often the biggest sources of misinformation. Also, blocking social media platforms doesn 't work and those determined to spread misinformation can still do so by accessing these platforms using virtual private networks, or VPNs.
NEWS IN THE NUMBERS April 19, 2019 For Earth Day, how Americans see climate change in 5 chartsBy Cary Funk and Brian Kennedy (Torsten Blackwood AFP Getty Images) The degree to which climate change threatens the ecosystems of the Earth and societies around the world has been an ongoing subject of debate and sometimes protest. As Earth Day nears, we take stock of U.S. public opinion about climate change, based on recent Pew Research Center surveys.For more on how people globally see climate change, see our companion post, For Earth Day, a look at how people around the world view climate change.
With every new beta update, WhatsApp brings a host of new features to make the app more functional and easy to use. While some of these introductions #x2013; like the much anticipated dark mode or an authentication feature #x2013; successfully stir curiosity, some others end up being at the centre of a debate.
The 17.7% of the vote the Social Democrats received gives it 40 of the 200 seats in Finland s new parliament, one more than the 39 the euroskeptic, anti immigration Finns Party secured with its 17.5% support. I have to make a honest confession: I hoped still for a better result, Social Democratic Party leader Antti Rinne, a former finance minister and union leader, told supporters in central Helsinki. Let us, my friends, take the Finnish society toward sustainable climate, social and economic policies.
A bill outlawing most automatic and semi automatic weapons and banning components that modify existing weapons was passed by a vote of 119 to 1 in the House of Representatives after an accelerated process of debate and public submission.The bill needs only the approval of New Zealand 's governor general, a formality, before becoming law on Friday.
Gordon Ramsay 's Lucky Cat came under fire for describing itself as ”authentic Asian ” food. Andrew Zimmern apologized after describing other Midwest Chinese restaurants as ”horses #8202; #8202; #8202;t restaurants ” while promoting his own chain, Lucky Cricket. And now joining them is Lucky Lee 's in New York City. On Monday, the chef and health coach Arielle Haspel opened a what she dubbed a "clean " Chinese restaurant that she said would combine her healthy eating focus with her love of Chinese American food. But her opening was quickly dampened by online backlash, with many accusing her of demeaning Chinese food in order to elevate her own restaurant.
Ray Dalio was the latest billionaire to call for higher taxes on the rich to help amend the widening income gap in the U.S. But unlike Warren Buffett and Bill Gates before him, each of whom has made similar remarks over the years, Dalio extended his opinions to take on capitalism, noting that it isn t working well for most Americans and needs to be reformed. His comments have sparked much debate, including among those who share his profession."I think the American dream is lost," Dalio, founder of hedge fund giant Bridgewater Associates, said in an interview on 60 Minutes following the publication of an essay on LinkedIn. While pointing out what he sees as the pitfalls of capitalism in its current form in the U.S. the self reinforcing income education wealth opportunity gap and its social and political impact Dalio appeared careful to note that capitalism needs to be fixed, not thrown out. He was apparently less than convincing in some people s eyes.