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The life of RuPaul

"If you can't love yourself, how the hell are you gonna love anybody else?" This is the story of RuPaul, the world's most successful drag queen.

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5 ways to stick to your resolutions

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Child abuse scandal stuns France

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Thousands of camels will be killed in Australia

Thousands of camels shot by snipers. That’s the drastic operation carried out by Australia to fight an unexpected consequence of the extreme heat.

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What is Transhumanism?

Living forever, changing your genetic code, becoming one with machines — these concepts aren't just science fiction. With transhumanism, this could be possible sooner than you think. 🤖

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Meanwhile...firefighters in Australia

Australia has the largest number of volunteer firefighters in the world. This is what their days look like right now.

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The U.S. water crisis hot spots

These areas with poor access to clean water reveal who’s taking the hit from the growing water crisis.

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What is the "rally 'round the flag effect?"

In the past, international crises have led to bursts of popular support for U.S. presidents. Here are four examples of the “rally ‘round the flag effect.”

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Sex industry raising funds for Australia

Models have raised nearly $1 million for Australia's wildfire relief — selling nude photos of themselves.

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