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California adopts 'yes means yes' law in sexual assault cases

Sep 29, 2014

California adopts 'yes means yes' law in sexual assault cases

The legislation says silence or lack of resistance does not constitute consent. Under the bill, someone who is drunk, drugged, unconscious or asleep cannot grant consent. #US #Law #ThingsWeLike #Rape #California #sexual assault #Sex crimes #Rape Law #Rapes on University campuses
IOC adds antidiscrimination to host contract after Sochi backlash

Sep 25, 2014

IOC adds antidiscrimination to host contract after Sochi backlash

The International Olympic Committee sent a letter to the three candidates for the 2022 Winter Games specifying that the host city contract will include new wording on nondiscrimination. #ThingsWeLike #IOC #Olympics #discrimination #LGBT rights #Gay Rights #International Olympics Committee #Sochi Olympics
Time magazine names 28yearold Indian architect Alok Shetty among 'Leaders of tomorrow'

Sep 20, 2014

Time magazine names 28yearold Indian architect Alok Shetty among 'Leaders of tomorrow'

Shetty, working with the Bangalorebased nonprofit Parinaam Foundation, is designing homes for hundreds of slum dwellers whose makeshift houses flood during the heavy rains and become breeding grounds for diseases like malaria. #ThingsWeLike #Time magazine #Low-Cost Housing #Alok Shetty #Leaders of tomorrow #Global leaders #Flood proof housing
Indian-dominated Vatican cricket team gets Pope's blessing before England tour

Sep 10, 2014

Indian-dominated Vatican cricket team gets Pope's blessing before England tour

Argentina-born Pope Francis, who is a passionate footballfan but knows little about cricket, signed a bat that the Vatican teamwill take with them during their five-match tour of England. #Cricket #ThingsWeLike #Vatican City #Pope #Vatican City cricket team
Neel Mukherjee's 'The Lives of Others' shortlisted for 2014 Man Booker Prize

Sep 09, 2014

Neel Mukherjee's 'The Lives of Others' shortlisted for 2014 Man Booker Prize

Author Neel Mukherjee's family saga set in Kolkata, The Lives of Others, has been shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize. #ThingsWeLike #authors #Neel Mukherjee #The Lives of Others #Man Booker Prize 2014 #Penguin Random House
Scared or confused? US basketball team's priceless reaction to New Zealand's haka

Sep 03, 2014

Scared or confused? US basketball team's priceless reaction to New Zealand's haka

The haka may not have worked on the court though because despite their emptyeyed dropmouthed expressions in response to the haka, the Americans came out 9871 winners. #ThingsWeLike #basketball #Video #USA #New Zealand #watch #Haka
Railways officials stop express train to help woman deliver baby

Aug 29, 2014

Railways officials stop express train to help woman deliver baby

Directed by the control room, the speeding Ajmer-Kishanganj Garib Nawaz Express made an unscheduled halt late Wednesday night at Dighwara station which falls under the Sonepur division of East Central Railway. #India #ThingsWeLike #Indian Railways #Pregnant woman #Ajmer-Kishanganj Garib Nawaz Express
Celebrating Madras Day So many reasons to love Chennai, modern India's first city

Aug 22, 2014

Celebrating Madras Day So many reasons to love Chennai, modern India's first city

The idea of Madras Day was born when a group of Madras lovers got together a few years ago to celebrate the city, its history, traditions and culture. #ThingsWeLike #Chennai #Madras Day #Chennai's 375th birthday
Watch Passengers tilt train to help free man who fell in gap

Aug 06, 2014

Watch Passengers tilt train to help free man who fell in gap

Dozens of people helped rescue a fellow commuter in Australia by pushing against train carriages to free the man whose foot had slipped between the platform and the train. #World #Australia #ThingsWeLike #Railways #Viral video
Kerala magician Samraj wins Merlin award by International Magic society

Jul 17, 2014

Kerala magician Samraj wins Merlin award by International Magic society

Kerala-based magician Samraj has been selected for the Merlin award instituted by New York-based International Magicians Society (IMS). #World #Life #ThingsWeLike #Magic #Samraj #Merlin award #International Magicians Society