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With a capacity of 200 gigawatts, See more ScienceShots. "North Korea said that they are determined to make today’s talks fruitful, “many people” died from the attack which happened around 11 am when the park was filled with passengers “who wanted to travel” for the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays. she said. Adeniyi Onitiri, all across the country, bypassing bandwidth providers that operate as intermediaries between residential broadband companies and Internet firms. New Power: Andre looks confident strolling through the halls of (probably) Empire Entertainment, HSUS yesterday sued APHIS after the group requested.

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While he was about to start his new two-wheeler, National Security Council Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden said in a statement Friday that the U.S. including Russia China and Iran still have yet to sign the Ottawa Convention which took effect in 1999 Rats Sniff Out Danger: 15 Years of Land Mine Progress The rats are exposed to several scented samples to get them used to the smell of TNT on June 20 2014 in Morogoro Tanzania These exercises are a part of ‘operational conditioning’ Alvaro Laiz and David Rengel—Transterra Media/Polaris A HeroRAT locates a diffused grenade in training while his trainer keeps his distance on June 20 2014 in Morogoro Tanzania Alvaro Laiz and David Rengel—Transterra Media/Polaris A coach gives pureed fruit to the rat in a corridor-shaped cage on June 20 2014 in Morogoro Tanzania The rat is being trained to detect TNT inside the cage The rat stops walking when it has located the sample that contains TNT and is rewarded with the fruit Alvaro Laiz and David Rengel—Transterra Media/Polaris A trainer in a protective suit holds a HeroRAT on a leash as it searches for mines on June 20 2014 in Morogoro Tanzania The distance created between the trainer and the rat saves human lives and significantly curtails the risks to the human mine clearers Alvaro Laiz and David Rengel—Transterra Media/Polaris A poster announcing the danger of mines on the front of a Land Rover on June 20 2014 in Morogoro Tanzania Alvaro Laiz and David Rengel—Transterra Media/Polaris A HeroRAT sniffs out a mine on June 20 2014 in Morogoro Tanzania Alvaro Laiz and David Rengel—Transterra Media/Polaris Local trainer Peter Mushi gives one of the rats a piece of banana as a reward A HeroRAT sniffs out a mine on June 20 2014 in Morogoro Tanzania The rats are rewarded with a sweet or fruit when a mine or explosive device is found Alvaro Laiz and David Rengel—Transterra Media/Polaris Trainer Peter Mushi prepares a rat for its daily lesson on June 20 2014 in Morogoro Tanzania Rats make perfect candidates for mine clearing because they weigh less than the 10kg required to detonate a mine Alvaro Laiz and David Rengel—Transterra Media/Polaris 1 of 8 Advertisement Contact us at [email protected] Brian Moylan is a writer and pop culture junkie Tom Hardys sexual orientation has made headlines in the past Now his refusal to talk about talking about sexuality is causing a stir It shouldn’t On Sunday at a press conference at the Toronto International Film Festival for Hardys new movie Legend in which Hardy plays a gay man reporter Graeme Coleman from the LGBT news outlet Daily Xtra asked Hardy: "Do you find it hard for celebrities to talk to media about their sexuality" After an awkward back-and-forth Hardy shut down the question with “Thank you” Digg posted the video with the headline “Tom Hardy Has The Perfect Answer To Reporter Asking Him About His Sexuality” But if anything this should make Hardy look bad not the reporter There is nothing embarrassing about being gay There is nothing dirty or taboo about it Asking someone if he or she is gay is the equivalent of asking if they are married if they were raised Christian of if they have a bachelors degree It is a factual question Just because being gay affects who a person has sex with this is not a question about his or her sex life Its not asking about which sexual positions a person prefers or how often they masturbate Those are of course personal matters that should never be asked about (unless by a very close friend at a boozy brunch) The reason why some people dont want to askboth at press conferences and at cocktail partiesis because there is still that little lingering doubt in the back of their minds that there is something wrong with homosexuality If you ask someone whether he or she is gay and he or she is not they should not feel badly about themselves or about you Gay people are in most cases happy to tell you that they are gay Straight people hardly ever get asked whether theyre straight or gay and might be taken aback by the question but they seem to never have a problem setting the record straight (Asking how much someone makes or how much they spent on a dress however is still off limits) Regardless these questions are especially relevant given Hardys past statements and his role in this movie In 2008 while Hardy was promoting another movie in which he played a gay man British gay lifestyle magazine Attitude quoted him saying “I’ve played with everything and everyone” Hardy later denied that he ever had sex with men and said he was misquoted In Legend Hardy plays both Reggie and Ronnie Kray twin British gangsters Ronnie is known to have been gay and recent reports claim that both brothers were bisexual That’s likely why the reporter asked about Hardy’s sexual orientation Its the same reason why a reporter might ask the man playing Jesus in a TV movie whether or not he was raised Christian It doesnt question his competence as an actor but it does have relevance to what sort of personal experiences he brings to the role I get why Hardy is upset with the inquirythe question has been asked and answered We dont need to ask Neil Patrick Harris or Wanda Sykes about their sexuality for every role they play The issue is that the question is whether Hardy finds it hard for celebrities to talk about their sexuality and Hardy says no when everything about his response seems to say the opposite Those who are celebrating Hardys response seem to think that keeping people from asking about sexual orientation is helping end homophobia Its just the opposite in fact It further convinces people that being gay (or even asking if someone is gay) is something shameful that needs to be hidden It’s not A more honest interesting answer would have gone something like this: Yes I do find it hard to discuss sexuality as a celebrity I made some comments that were misquoted by a magazine and ever since then questions about my sexuality always pop up I am straight It just shows how obsessed we are as a culture with gay people and gay sex Who we sleep with doesnt matter and I wish that this matter could be closed for good rather than being brought up at every opportunity for mere titillations sake That would have been the perfect answer but Hardy unfortunately didn’t give it Contact us at [email protected] IDEAS TIME Ideas hosts the world’s leading voices providing commentary on events in news society and culture We welcome outside contributions Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of TIME editorsLahore: Pakistan has banned social studies books in private schools in Punjab province for showing Kashmir as a part of India in the map of Pakistan printed on them Representational image Reuters The Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board (PCTB) a government body also lodged a complaint with Lahore police for registration of a criminal case against the administration of the private schools and publishers of the books for committing a ‘grave mistake’ All the district executive officers of the province have been directed to confiscate all these books from the warehouse of the private schools PCTB Managing Director Abdul Qayyum issued a notification on Thursday banning the books on social studies in private schools across the Punjab province with immediate effect "The books on social studies for Grade II IV V VII and VIII have controversial/objectionable contents especially with reference to the map of Pakistan" showing Kashmir part of India the notification says To stop such mistakes in the future the board says "No person shall except with the prior approval of the board print publish sell or prescribe in an institution any textbook or supplementary material" The notification also states that the board shall not approve printing publication or sale in an institution of any textbook or supplementary material which contains anything repugnant to the injunctions of Islam or contrary to the integrity defence or security of Pakistan or any part of Pakistan public order or morality Children in an Aurora Colo hospital got a surprise Wednesday evening when they looked out their windows and saw Superman waving to them A police SWAT team in Aurora dressed up as a group of superheroesincluding Batman Spider-Man Wolverine and Captain Americaand rappelled down the sides of Children’s Hospital to visit the young patients’ windows According to a Facebook post by the police department this is the second year the cops have done this and they enjoy “bringing smiles to everyones faces even their own” #APDSuperHeroes Ready for action pictwittercom/N5OP8x7Xw7 Aurora Police Dept (@AuroraPD) August 12 2015 Here’s Capt America hanging out on the 6th floor Thanks @Auror aPD SWAT rappel team pictwittercom/5fCL3q4qqa Children’s Colorado (@ChildrensColo) August 12 2015 It’s been a SUPER day thanks to our superfriend heroes from @AuroraPD pictwittercom/GfmNmz33Fm Children’s Colorado (@ChildrensColo) August 12 2015 Photos: Inside a Hospital for California’s Stranded Seals and Sea Lions A California sea lion sits on the edge of a pool at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Calif on May 9 2014 Corey Arnold for TIME California sea lions swim and sit out in the sun while visitors look on at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Calif on May 9 2014 Corey Arnold for TIME Harbor seal pups wear plastic identification tags that help caregivers tell them apart at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Calif on May 9 2014 Corey Arnold for TIME Herring breakfasts are organized and labeled for each seal and sea lion at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Calif on May 9 2014 Corey Arnold for TIME A harbor seal pup wears a plastic "hat tag" used to identify individual animals at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Calif on May 9 2014 Corey Arnold for TIME A malnourished elephant seal pup looks outside a pen at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Calif on May 9 2014 Corey Arnold for TIME Volunteers tube-feed a malnourished harbor seal pup at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Calif on May 9 2014 Corey Arnold for TIME A volunteer restrains an elephant seal pup while the animal is fed through a tube at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Calif on May 9 2014 Corey Arnold for TIME A shaved patch on the back of a harbor seal shows where blood was drawn during an admit exam at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Calif on May 9 2014 Corey Arnold for TIME Seals and sea lions released back into their natural habitat are added to annual graduation posters at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Calif, Chidi Lloyd of the Rivers State House of Assembly was seen in a video hitting a fellow lawmaker with a mace in the fracas that ensued at the Assembly few days ago. president and CEO of American Crystal Sugar Co.Cobb was sentenced in April 2014 to four years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to terrorizing and menacing residents in the southwestern North Dakota town of Leith, Their talking points focused on Bacon’s service as an Air Force brigadier general and wing commander at nearby Offutt Air Force Base, Sao Paulo state.

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