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The extramarital dating scene
The extramarital dating scene
by on 2017/06/27 [comments]

The modern dating scene is full of diverse and wonderful niches. From contemporary long-term partner-searching to the more casual one night stands; there is no shortage of choice for our fellow enthusiastic daters. It is great to know that even if our approach to dating is a bit unconventi...

Comparison of House Sizes Around the World
Comparison of House Sizes Around the World
by on 2015/10/02 [comments]


Keeping the Spirit of Christmas throughout the Year
Keeping the Spirit of Christmas throughout the Year
by on 2015/04/07 [comments]

Do you miss the season of winter? That might not be the case since you are most probably enjoying the warmth of spring. However one thing that you may miss about winter is the festive feeling of Christmas, the only celebration that we all look forward to spend time with our loved ones whil...

Australian physicists generate tractor beam on water
Australian physicists generate tractor beam on water
by on 2014/08/13 [comments]

A research team from the Australian National University have generated complex surface flows driven by three-dimensional waves. Their results show possibility of remote manipulation of floating objects and were published in Nature Physics this Sunday.

Let's be safe. Let's drive safe
Let's be safe. Let's drive safe
by on 2014/08/13 [comments]

We all want our friends and relatives to be safe at all times. Yet, as we all know, it's often very difficult to achieve, extremely difficult to make sure that everyone we know stays safe, especially considering the decisions others make are not up to us but up to them. So how can you help...

Texas governor voices criticism regarding US federal border policies
Texas governor voices criticism regarding US federal border policies
by on 2014/07/21 [comments]

In recent days, Rick Perry, governor of the US state of Texas, has openly criticized US federal actions pertaining to the US–Mexico border. The governor specifically criticized President Obama's actions in an editorial yesterday, saying, "President Obama's appropriations request only deals...

Study: Antibiotic Could Correct Some Down Syndrome Brain Abnormalities
Study: Antibiotic Could Correct Some Down Syndrome Brain Abnormalities
by on 2014/07/21 [comments]

Using an inexpensive antibiotic, researchers have corrected many abnormalities in a group of brain cells associated with Down syndrome.

Food Network to offer a kid his or her very own series
Food Network to offer a kid his or her very own series
by on 2014/07/21 [comments]

Food Network, television channel available to almost 100 million households, will be premiering the second season of Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off on August 17th. While usually these shows put adults to compete against each other, this show is a bit different and the competition is for ki...

Guantanamo inmate challenges force-feeding practices by suing U.S. president
Guantanamo inmate challenges force-feeding practices by suing U.S. president
by on 2014/03/17 [comments]

Guantánamo Bay detention camp inmate Emad Hassan has filed a lawsuit Tuesday against U.S. President Barack Obama, named as chief defendant, regarding alleged U.S. military practices in force-feeding prisoners during their hunger strikes.

Protect your home - prepare for storms
Protect your home - prepare for storms
by on 2014/03/17 [comments]

The preliminary tornado count for 2014 is 49, the forecasts for this year's severe weather season are similar to last year's season.

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What to Look for When Buying a Used Car
What to Look for When Buying a Used Car
by on 2014/03/03 [comments]

Used cars are getting cheaper and cheaper every day, and you can easily buy one for yourself. The flood of the used cars that are appearing in the market for the last time makes the experts predict the unusually high drop of the prices for such cars.

Researchers survey planet-sized space weather explosions at Venus
Researchers survey planet-sized space weather explosions at Venus
by on 2014/02/26 [comments]

Space scientists located on three continents have published a survey of hot flow anomalies (HFAs) observed at the bow shock of Venus, in Journal of Geophysical Research on Tuesday. HFAs, discontinuities in the solar wind, were found to have much larger repercussions for Venus than for Eart...

Scottish Justice Secretary 'acutely aware of unusual publicity' in Kular case
Scottish Justice Secretary 'acutely aware of unusual publicity' in Kular case
by on 2014/02/19 [comments]

Wikinews has obtained a letter by Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill to former Conservative justice spokesman John Lamont in response to questions raised by our correspondent about the Mikaeel Kular murder case. Wikinews has investigated possible contempt by media publishing potent...

Go to Macy's to Help the Fight Against Heart Disease!
Go to Macy's to Help the Fight Against Heart Disease!
by on 2014/02/19 [comments]

If you know a woman in your life, perhaps your mother, sister or a special aunt, who has had heart disease, you know how difficult it can be to see her suffer. Heart disease continues to be the number one killer of women today. But there is something you can do to aid in the fight.

Warhol's photo legacy spread by university exhibits
Warhol's photo legacy spread by university exhibits
by on 2014/02/03 [comments]

Evansville, Indiana, United States — This past week marked the opening night of an Andy Warhol exhibit at the University of Southern Indiana. USI's art gallery, like 189 other educational galleries and museums around the country, is a recipient of a major Warhol donor program, and this pro...

Pope Urges Business Elite to Use Wealth to Serve Humanity
Pope Urges Business Elite to Use Wealth to Serve Humanity
by on 2014/01/23 [comments]

Pope Francis has called on the world's business and political elite to use their skills and immense resources to alleviate global poverty.

No matter what you do in life, it should give you purpose
No matter what you do in life, it should give you purpose
by on 2014/01/23 [comments]

Philosophers of all times have had three main questions, the three main questions of philosophy being:

1. What is the truth?
2. What is happiness?
3. What is right?

Well, after making a quick search in internet, I didn't find any confirmation to my memories from high school. So the...

Olympic Torch to Spend Some Time in Space
Olympic Torch to Spend Some Time in Space
by on 2013/11/11 [comments]

The Olympic torch is taking a slight detour on its trip from Greece to Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Games. This Saturday, it will spend some time in space. Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy will carry the torch outside the International Space Station as they begin a...

Spain sits near the bottom of OECD rankings on adult literacy and numeracy
Spain sits near the bottom of OECD rankings on adult literacy and numeracy
by on 2013/10/11 [comments]

Tuesday, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a 34 member international economic organization founded in 1961 that traces its origins back to the World War II-era Marshall Plan, published results on the state of adult skills in 24 countries, most of them Europ...

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Wins Nobel Peace Prize
Chemical Weapons Watchdog Wins Nobel Peace Prize
by on 2013/10/11 [comments]

This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which is currently working to destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.

Researchers Say Vaccine 'Completely Clears' AIDS Virus from Monkeys
Researchers Say Vaccine 'Completely Clears' AIDS Virus from Monkeys
by on 2013/09/15 [comments]

An experimental HIV/AIDS vaccine appears to have completely cleared a primate form of HIV from test monkeys. The primate version of HIV, called simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, causes AIDS in monkeys.

House of Lords approve same-sex marriage bill at third reading
House of Lords approve same-sex marriage bill at third reading
by on 2013/07/25 [comments]

Yesterday (15th July), the United Kingdom's House of Lords passed the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill at Third Reading, the last major step in changing the law to allow marriages between same-sex partners in England and Wales. The bill is to become law this week and same-sex marriage cere...

Are you teaching your children to be eco-friendly?
Are you teaching your children to be eco-friendly?
by on 2013/07/25 [comments]

Are you teaching your children to be eco-friendly? Based on the 2013 EcoFocus Trend Study 73% of women with kids, also classified as EcoAware Moms, definitely believe in leaving an eco-friendly legacy for their children. They care about the environmental impact from their buying decisions,...

Scientists Map 700,000-Year-Old Horse Genome
Scientists Map 700,000-Year-Old Horse Genome
by on 2013/06/30 [comments]

Scientists have mapped the genetic code of a horse about 700,000 years old, making it the oldest mapped genome of any animal by 10 times.

Poll: US Middle Class Worried About Money, Leadership
Poll: US Middle Class Worried About Money, Leadership
by on 2013/06/18 [comments]

A new opinion poll shows middle-class Americans are deeply worried about finances, critical of political and business leaders, and frustrated by the high cost of college.

Remember Sandy? You need to be prepared
Remember Sandy? You need to be prepared
by on 2013/06/18 [comments]

Hurricane Sandy was last year's most destructive hurricane, not to mention the second costliest one in the US history. It was a Category 3 storm that killed at least 285 people and caused property damage worth roughly $68 billion.

Life's deeper aspects
Life's deeper aspects
by on 2013/05/23 [comments]

There are people who think that the canons of truth or validity which are applied in the field of Science do not apply in the sphere of religion, because religion is so highly personal affair, and in the area of one’s personal allegiance and emotions, there is room for choice and belief.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: close Guantanamo Bay
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: close Guantanamo Bay
by on 2013/04/10 [comments]

Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights told the United States Friday to close its prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. She argued the continuing indefinite detention without trial violates international law.

Being green is not just about recycling
Being green is not just about recycling
by on 2013/01/04 [comments]

When we bring the topic of green thinking into our minds, what are the first thing most of us think about? I doubt it's just me when I say that we think about recycling, we think about being good to nature by not throwing your garbage where it doesn't belong, by not spending hours for taki...

UN Raises Awareness of Violence Against Women
UN Raises Awareness of Violence Against Women
by on 2012/11/30 [comments]

Sunday marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which was first designated by the U.N. General Assembly in December of 1999.

Astronomers Find 'Homeless' Planet Drifting Through Space
Astronomers Find 'Homeless' Planet Drifting Through Space
by on 2012/11/20 [comments]

Astronomers have discovered a planet drifting through space, not orbiting a star. Such cosmic wanderers are believed to be common in the universe. But the new-found planet's proximity to our solar system - just 100 light years, or 1000 trillion kilometers, away - and the absence of any nea...

Early Childhood Education Prepares Children Academically and Socially for Higher Education
Early Childhood Education Prepares Children Academically and Socially for Higher Education
by on 2012/10/15 [comments]

New research shows that early childhood education not only helps children on an academic level, but on a social level as well. As students go back to school, children who are not prepared for elementary school may face challenges throughout their education. Quality educational child-care ...

Sexual lubricants for safer sex?
Sexual lubricants for safer sex?
by on 2012/10/15 [comments]

While to many of you, talking about sex might be a taboo, it shouldn't be. Talking, learning, doing. These are all different essential parts of the same game. And something that is not so well known, are the different reasons why people could or should use sexual lubricants.

Children and Violence
Children and Violence
by on 2012/10/01 [comments]

How far does violence extend, how do we determine exactly who is responsible for the violence that children are seeing on television and in music. What about video games, who is taking the responsibility for the violence and awful things that, are occurring right before the eyes of the yo...

Human Rights Watch publish documents alleging US cooperated with Libya on torture
Human Rights Watch publish documents alleging US cooperated with Libya on torture
by on 2012/09/11 [comments]

The human rights group Human Rights Watch has published a 154-page document accusing the United States of cooperating with Libya under the rule of Muammar Gaddafi, in the interrogation and torture of members of the armed group, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), according to a report in...


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