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Social media campaign shows Sikh-American life in photos

Social media campaign shows Sikh-American life in photos

Lifestyle
Watts, Susan/New York Daily News The campaign encourages Sikh individuals to post photos on social media of themselves and their families in everyday situations. A turban does not equal a terrorist. That’s the message behind advocacy group The Sikh Coalition’s new campaign called #MySikhAmericanLife, which launched Tuesday hoping to raise awareness of hate crimes against the religious group. “People in the community are on edge and there is a sense of frustration,” said coalition member Simran Jeet Singh, 31, an assistant professor of religion at Trinity University. “We shouldn’t be attacked for how we look, or what we believe, but unfortunately that’s the sad reality and the campaign is needed to address it,” he told the Daily News. The campaign encourages Sikh individuals to post photos
Children of obese men may inherit obesity, study shows

Children of obese men may inherit obesity, study shows

Health
Peter Dazeley/Getty Images More than 79 million adults are obese in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Blame your dad for being fat. Obese men carry sperm with modified genes that can be passed on to their young — predisposing them to trouble with weight gain, according to a study published Thursday. Researchers in Denmark found “epigenetic marks” — or heritable changes in genetic material — in the sperm cells of obese men, suggesting that children can derive obesity-related traits from overweight fathers. “Men need to consider what they put in their bodies and how they live their life as it may have an impact on sperm development and consequently offspring health,” said Dr. Sarah Kimmins, Associate Director at the McGill Centre for the Study of Reproduct
Study shows that people who live alone eat junk

Study shows that people who live alone eat junk

Lifestyle
Maximkostenko/Getty Images/iStockphoto An Australian study found that people who live alone eat less fresh food. If you live alone, you probably eat like crap, according to a new study. Researchers in Australia found that people in solitary existences tend to cook less and eat less fresh food. "People who live alone have a lower diversity of food intake and a lower consumption of ... fruits and vegetables and fish," said Katherine Hanna, one of the co-authors of the Queensland University of Technology study. Hanna said a number of factors — including loneliness — could be responsible. "Economic factors also explain lower consumption of foods like fruits and vegetables and fish,” which are more expensive, she said. Other possibilities include lack of motivation to cook and lack of encourage
Melo's body and mind healed — and it shows

Melo's body and mind healed — and it shows

Sports
ANDREW GOMBERT/EPA Carmelo Anthony takes aim against Boston at Garden Friday, with a healthy knee and fresh perspective. The change in Carmelo Anthony isn’t only physical, but mental as well. Those closest to the Knicks’ All Star forward have noticed that Anthony has embraced his role as a leader while looking and sounding more optimistic than he has in more than two years. “Carmelo is in a great place,” says one friend. “I think he’s going to have a big year.” Anthony is the Knicks’ longest- tenured player as well as the club’s most accomplished. He’s also coming off two straight seasons without a playoff berth and understands that if he’s healthy and at the top of his game the Knicks could go from being a 17-win team to a playoff club. FOLLOW THE DAILY NEWS SPORTS ON FACEBOOK. "LIKE" US
Video shows Lamar Odom drinking, popping pill at brothel

Video shows Lamar Odom drinking, popping pill at brothel

Gossip
Comatose former basketball star Lamar Odom is shown taking drinks and pills with a bikini-clad hooker in video footage from the start of his stay at the Love Ranch Vegas, according to a report. Surveillance footage displays the woman giving Odom a drink and a shot as he slumps over in his seat around 5:30 p.m. Saturday - three days before he was found unconscious, Radar Online reported. BROTHEL WHERE LAMAR ODOM COLLAPSED RELATED TO INFAMOUS HBO 'CATHOUSE' RANCH Radar Online The figure slumped in the background is said to be Lamar Odom in the Love Ranch bar at the start of the infamous stay that has left the former basketball star comatose in the hospital and fighting for his life. Radar Online Odom pops a pill into his mouth from a baggie he had in his pocket in the footage, according to...
Radar shows alleged Nazi gold train: Polish official

Radar shows alleged Nazi gold train: Polish official

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RADEK PIETRUSZKA/EPA Polish Deputy Culture Minister Piotr Zuchowski spoke to reporters Friday, saying radar shows what is believed to be a Nazi gold train buried near a castle. RADEK PIETRUSZKA/EPA A railway track on the Wroclaw-Walbrzych track in Poland, where ground-penetrating radar shows what is believed to be a buried Nazi train, officials said. Previous Next Enlarge A death bed confession led Polish officials to the location of a rumored Nazi gold train and radar images show armored cars buried in the country's southwest region, a government official said Friday. "I am more than 99% certain that this train exists," said Poland's deputy culture minister, Piotr Zuchowski, at a press conference Friday. The legendary train, which has been missing in Poland since World War II, is bel...

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