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Mill disaster brings home the horrors of war

As some of you (hopefully) have noticed, we’ve been running a column each week covering the news of 100 years ago, the period of WW1. 361 more words

Thousands of Animals Have Been Saved in Nepal as Mass Slaughter Is Cancelled

A festival in Nepal celebrating the world’s largest animal sacrifice was canceled on Tuesday in a landmark victory for activists.

The Gadhimai Temple Trust said the event in Bara district, which claims the lives of hundreds of thousands of buffalo, goats, and birds and attracts hundreds of thousands of worshippers, has now been cancelled  460 more words

2015

Dying Light, "The Following" DLC Expansion Has Officially Been Revealed

In last week’s “Half a year with Dying Light” video, Techland teased drivable all-terrain dirt buggies for Dying Light. Today Techland has confirmed that it is indeed working on  152 more words

Gaming

Someone Please Help Me Understand


With the internet blowing up with stories about Cecil the Zimbabwean lion slaughtered by that monstrous dentist in Texas Minnesota (my bad, I stand corrected) I got my National Geographic yesterday and there was story about taxidermy. 199 more words

End Of The World

On the giving of names

Today, yet again, social media resounds with vilification of an individual who quite unashamedly killed a fellow sentient individual named Cecil. There was a time when I could never even have imagined the howls of indignation and outrage, the cursing, the contempt that such an event would precipitate. 844 more words

Veganism

From now on, no more animal sacrifice at Nepal's Gadhimai festival

In a victory for animal rights activists, Nepalese temple authorities said on Tuesday they would end a centuries-old Hindu tradition of mass animal slaughter during Gadhimai festival that attracts hundreds of thousands of worshippers.

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Breaking News: Nepalese Organizers Announce an End to the World’s Bloodiest Animal Sacrifice Spectacle · A Humane Nation

http://blog.humanesociety.org/wayne/2015/07/animal-sacrifice-banned-at-gadhimai.html?credit=fb_postwp072815

This is a wonderful and amazing result! It proves – despite nay-sayers and those with no conscience or compassion – that petitions, protest, global exposure and condemnation and a ton of pressure can create beautiful and positive change for the better! 27 more words

Ethics