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Since the introduction of “Miss America” in 1921, the concept and institution of beauty pageants have polarised minds and set in motion discussions on beauty standards, objectification of women, and women’s rights. On one hand, critics have raised concerns about it being little more than an excuse to leer at scantily-clad women, for promoting a European […]

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The finals of the 66th annual Miss world will be held this December in Washington D.C., USA. It is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant, created in 1951 in the United Kingdom. This year, Singapore & Malaysia will be represented by two Tamil women. Bhaama Padmanathan is a 24-year-old law student. She believes in human rights, specifically gender equality and advocating for the […]

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I love being an Indian, truly I do. With the country’s powerful history, one of a kind culture, and to-die-for food, how could one simply not? But behind India’s beautiful face, there is a growing disease that our society continually fails to recognize- colorism. Colorism is a term coined by author Alice Walker, and is […]

Introducing the stunning Monica Thomas, the latest export from India, hailing from the hill top town of Ooty in the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Its been just over a year since she began her career as a model and already featured in Vogue India almost eight times, and became the cover girl for […]

The color you see below is no ordinary hue. It’s one of the world’s newest — and perhaps most vivid — shades of blue. It also happens to be the result of a brilliant mistake. A team of chemists discovered YInMn blue during a chemistry experiment at Oregon State University in 2009. “It was serendipity, […]