|Beauty contest winner and sextortion victim Cassidy Wolf (Tim Harbaugh/AP)|
|All beauty pageants lead up to the ultimate competition for Miss World (Firdia Lisnawati/AP)|
|Thai beauty (A1eatoire/flickr.com)|
"Yes, venerable sir," the monastics replied. Then the Blessed One said:
|Afghan beauty (Nat Geo)|
|The Buddha's mother, Maya Devi, dreaming of conception (DharmaDeshana)|
|The Philippines are full of beauty|
|Miss World 2013 in Bali, Indonesia (AP/Firdia Lisnawati/thejakartapost.com)|
|Megan Young Miss Philippines is now Miss World|
- Longevity is welcome, agreeable, pleasant, hard to obtain in the world
- Beauty is welcome, agreeable, pleasant, hard to obtain in the world.
- Rebirth in heaven(s)....
|I Used to Care|
"The wise thereby,
|Miss America, Nina Davuluri, responds to racist remarks...Too "Asian" for TV?|
|Thinking: Thank you, Goddess Lakshmi?|
Instead, a so-so Nina Davuluri was crowned Miss America 2014 in New York on September 15, 2013. She is the first female of Indian descent ever to take the tiara.
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|Mindlessly racist tweets begin right away|