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Ironically, Beyoncé’s Clothing Line, Created to Support and Inspire Women, was Made by Women in Sweatshops Earning $6.10 a Day

American singer Beyoncé launched her athleisure apparel line, Ivy Park, in 2016. She owns, manages, and runs it under her management business Parkwood Entertainment. While the brand was geared toward women empowerment, the clothes were ironically made unethically. Beyonce says she started her Ivy Park female sportswear line to help and empower women. However, the …

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Fake Sri Lankan Handball

How Did A Fake Sri Lankan Handball Team Make Their Way to A Tournament in Germany?

Handball is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each pass a ball with their hands intending to throw it into the opposing team’s goal. A standard match consists of two 30-minute halves, with the team scoring the most goals winning. But did you know that in 2004, a controversial event occurred …

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Sri Lanka

How Did Sri Lanka Become an Island?

Sri Lanka which was formerly called Ceylon is well-known for its unique biodiversity, extensive cinnamon and tea exportation, and breathtaking natural wonders. But did you know that it only became an island in the 1480s? Sri Lanka and India were originally connected by a land bridge called “Adam’s Bridge”. But because of a cyclone, the …

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The oldest living human-planted tree in the world with a known planting date is the sacred fig tree “Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi”, planted in 288 BC.

Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi (Sinhala: ජය ශ්රී මහා බොධිය) is a sacred fig tree in the Mahamewna Gardens, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is said to be the southern branch from the historical Sri Maha Bodhi at Buddha Gaya in India under which Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment. It was planted in 288 …

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