Things You Never Learned About Holodomor, The Man-Made Soviet Famine That Killed Millions


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The Holodomor was a Soviet state-induced famine in Ukraine between 1932 and 1933. For nearly two years, Joseph Stalin starved Russia and displaced thousands of people in the name of feeding the Soviet Union. Literal tons of food went to waste, and millions of Ukrainians died as a result. The Holodomor was a little-known genocide that struck right before the Holocaust. Yet, just […]

March 2, 2018

Did You Know That Corn Flakes Were Invented By A Religious Nut-job To Stop People From Self Pleasure?


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As you pour milk in your cereal bowl every morning, you might not even be fully awake yet, and you probably haven’t thought much about the origins of corn flakes. After all, it’s a pretty simple, unassuming cereal as far as the modern plethora of sugar-coated options go — some might even call them bland. But the question “Why were cornflakes invented?” […]

February 21, 2018

Raised To Hate: Here’s What North Korean Schoolkids Are Taught About America


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Many Americans wonder what North Koreans believe about the United States. The education system in North Korea is completely state-financed and a 12-year-education is compulsory for all children. North Korean child propaganda is fed to children in grades as early as kindergarten. North Korean anti-American nursery rhymes and cartoons pervade the classroom and children’s educational programming. But what are North Koreans taught […]

January 24, 2018

People Are Selling Thousands Of Wild Animals On Social Media


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Three weeks ago, police from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in West Borneo raided a home and rescued two baby orangutans. Thankfully, they came just in the nick of time. When they arrived at the scene, the orangutans were packed into small cages ready to be transported to a buyer. People Are Selling Thousands […]

September 29, 2017

Amputees: The New Sexy


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Amputees are more normalized and sexualized in pop culture today, but the initial link between sex and the missing limb came from the fetish world. Source: Amputees: The New Sexy

August 25, 2015

Playing The Great Game In India


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Brand Story by Quantified Commerce In some countries that have strong underlying power distance, like India, employees can fear transparency, and due to traditional business organizational structure, lack accountability. But, one of the best ways to motivate employees and hold them accountable is through gamification. By turning responsibilities in the workplace into a game, thus […]

April 24, 2018

Investment Flooding Indian E-Commerce


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Brand Story by Quantified Commerce The entire nation of India is currently an investor’s haven, especially in the flourishing E-commerce market. As the Internet continues to penetrate into the country like never before, we expect to see a tremendous uptick in the number of Indians who shop online. Companies and entrepreneurs are eager to take […]

April 24, 2018

Vertical Integration Is For India


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Brand Story by Quantified Commerce Vertical integration is a business buzzword that’s been thrown around a lot over the past few years. But, what does it actually mean? It’s said that vertical integration helps companies trim the fat and keep more revenue within the business instead of paying outside sources. But, how is it benefiting […]

April 24, 2018

Ports In India Need Overhaul


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Brand Story by Quantified Commerce India has an extensive 7,500 km coastline with 12 major ports and just under 200 minor ports, of which 139 are functioning. Primarily, the major ports deal with, by volume, 95% of India’s total foreign trade. But, across the board, these ports are underperforming because of serious infrastructure and connectivity […]

April 23, 2018

16 Strange Facts About What Everyday Life Was Like In Ancient Egypt


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In many ways, everyday life in ancient Egypt was surprisingly modern. Egyptians had a sophisticated education system – for those who could afford it – and a remarkable understanding of medicine. Men and women also enjoyed an equality that wasn’t often seen in other ancient populations. But that doesn’t mean that daily life in the ancient world was […]

January 24, 2018