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The beauty of human skin in every color | Angélica Dass

The beauty of human skin in every color | Angélica Dass

It has been 128 years since the last country in the world abolished slavery and 53 years since Martin Luther King pronounced his “I Have A Dream” speech. But we still live in a world where the color…

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Why the market for skin whitening is growing

Why the market for skin whitening is growing

It’s a care package for my mom back home in Los Angeles. It’s always filled with everyday items and a bunch of Filipino goodies. Instant noodles in here, sinigang soup packet, fruit from my mom’s backyard, toothpaste But…

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Color film was built for white people. Here’s what it did to dark skin.

Color film was built for white people. Here’s what it did to dark skin.

This is a Shirley card. And if you developed color film between the 1940s and the 1990s the accuracy of the colors in your photos was largely based on this skin-tone. Shirley was probably the the name of…

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Eight black women discuss the politics of skin tone

Eight black women discuss the politics of skin tone

Colorism conversations for me are always really interesting because the way that I grew up was, ‘you need to be darker’. Really? Everyone in my family wants to be darker. I’m all about being darker. I didn’t realise…

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The science of skin color – Angela Koine Flynn

The science of skin color – Angela Koine Flynn

When ultraviolet sunlight hits our skin, it affects each of us a little differently. Depending on skin color, it will take only minutes of exposure to turn one person beetroot-pink, while another requires hours to experience the slightest…

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Why Do We Need Earwax?

Why Do We Need Earwax?

What is this stuff? ChEARio mates, Trace ear for DNews. Earwax is weird and gross, it’s basically congealed ear sweat. There are two kinds of sweat: most is cooling watery sweat, but some is thicker smellier sweat —…

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Nina Jablonski breaks the illusion of skin color

Nina Jablonski breaks the illusion of skin color

Interestingly, Charles Darwin was born a very lightly pigmented man, in a moderately-to-darkly pigmented world. Over the course of his life, Darwin had great privilege. He lived in a fairly wealthy home. He was raised by very supportive…

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Why Japanese don’t smell! 体臭の違い(日本と欧米)

Why Japanese don’t smell! 体臭の違い(日本と欧米)

Hey guys! One of the biggest problems you hear foreigners talk about in Japan is their lack of a deodorant selection. There are all kinds of rumors about why Japanese people don’t have as much body odor as…

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The Extreme Challenges of Ultramarathons

The Extreme Challenges of Ultramarathons

Nick Tiller has been competing in ultra marathons for about 10 years They aren’t easy. It’s going to be pain in the muscles pain in the joints. It’s going to be gastrointestinal distress, It’s going to be blisters…

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Finalul se apropie!

Finalul se apropie!

– I there still any time left for another lap? – No, is done! – Get off, session closed! – So, we do have here the 6th Round..! – And I do have laryngitis, pharyngitis, appendicitis – Right,…

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