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Fairphone 2 is user-repairable in bid to keep company’s ethical edge

With the rest of the mobile phone industry beginning to look into supply chain ethics, Fairphone has launched their second handset as the first fully modular smartphone to try and stay one step ahead The first batch of the Fairphone 2 – which aims to lead the way in more ethical ...

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The Many Benefits of Epsom Salt

Epsom Salt is the little known mineral that can fix just about anything. Named after the spring in Surrey, England, in which it was found, this mineral can be ingested or applied topically. Its chemical name is magnesium sulfate, and this natural remedy offers many health benefits and is something everybody ...

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Brave New Food: GEs and Clones are Heading to the Dinner Table

by MARTHA ROSENBERG Consumers, safety activists, Big Food, biotech companies and many of the US’s importing and exporting partners have been closely watching to see if the FDA would approve the genetically engineered AquAdvantage Salmon, which it did last month. Of course unlabeled GE crops are eaten by millions and GE animals ...

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Those Killer Robots

byRanil Senanayake -on 09/01/2015 The word ‘Robot’ to signify a self-aware machine with the capacity to destroy humans was first coined in 1920 by the Czech playwright Karel Capek in his play Rossum’s Universal Robots (RUR) where these non human entities destroy humans and take over the world. These artificial constructs not only ...

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Cuba’s Urban Farming Revolution: How to Create Self-Sufficient Cities

By Carey Clouse Havanas’s unique agricultural infrastructure emerged from punishing trade sanctions following the fall of the USSR but today provides an exemplary precedent that could be applied worldwide When Cuba found itself abruptly cut off from trade with the Soviet bloc in 1989, the country entered into an economic crisis of ...

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Refugee feedback inspires flat-pack homes

There are more people displaced across the world and in need of shelter and support than at any point since records began, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reported in June. At the end of 2014, the number of people forcibly displaced reached 59.5 million and the average length of displacement for refugees is ...

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Fast paper test detects three diseases at once

Copyright: Jose Gomez-Marquez, Helena de Puig, and Chun-Wan Yen​ A quick, paper-based blood test which can simultaneously detect the Ebola, dengue and yellow fever viruses has shown promising results in tests, say researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States. The device, which looks similar to a commercial ...

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Incredibly Useful Websites You Don't Know About

The internet has changed the way we live and given us access to a world of information that was not previously available to us. However, despite the many hours we spend 'surfing' the net, we don't always stumble across the sites that are truly useful to us. Our list compiles ...

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Your Guide to Natural Remedies

Stretch Marks Do You Sufer From Those Embarrassing Stretch Marks? Here Are Some Remedies To Cover Them Up. - Massage The Afected Area With Any Of These Oils: Coconut Oil, Tea Tree Oil, Olive Oil, Castor Oil, Lavender Oil, Almond Oil. Hese Oils Heal And Regenerate The Skin Covering Up The  Stretch Marks. - ...

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The Scale of the Known Universe

If you enjoyed seeing the size of our Earth in True Perspective, you may like seeing the shape of our universe itself. It really made me think about our own place in the universe. I started looking for more information and I ended up finding these great pictures that showed even more ...

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Soda Wars: How Big Beverage Targets Poor People and Compromises Their Health

Soda sales may be declining among the ...
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Checklist for buying a new condominium

Kirthi Hewamanne Looking at potential homes to buy ...
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A way out for CKD

By Shihara Maduwage Chronic Kidney Disease-Uncertain (CKD-U), a ...
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Those Killer Robots

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Fast paper test detects three diseases at once

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22 Interesting Uses for Baking Soda

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12 Train Rides Everyone Should Take

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The Beautiful US Cars of the 40s and 50s

The classic American cars of the 40s ...
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Stunning Photos of Incredible Iceland

Iceland may be a small, thinly populated ...
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12 New Uses for Plastic Bottles

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8 Pressure Points That Reduce Stress

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UK’s first ‘share shop’ opens for business

UK / ECONOMICS & INNOVATION 29 JUN 2015 A new kind ...
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Brave New Food: GEs and Clones are Heading to the Dinner Table

by MARTHA ROSENBERG Consumers, safety activists, Big Food, biotech ...
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Dutch Harvest Electricity From Living Plants To Power Streetlights, Wi-Fi & Cell Phones

Plant-e, a company based out of the ...
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Venturengine doing away with collateral for business funding

By Steve A. Morrell The traditional banking system ...
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India, 20 others set up Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

China and 21 other Asian nations signed ...
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Taiwan: The Bicycle Kingdom

By: Jens Gould Bicycle lanes, bike sharing stations, and ...
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Cuba’s Urban Farming Revolution: How to Create Self-Sufficient Cities

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Beautiful Woven Refugee Tents Get Their Power from the Sun

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The Power of Art

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A fond memory of Richmal Crompton

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Anne Lamott on Grief, Grace, and Gratitude

"Grief, when it comes, is nothing like ...
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20 Stunning Ceilings from Various Mosques

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The World of Second Languages

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Regime Change Refugees: On the Shores of Europe

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Middle East: Dark Plots Afoot?

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Scandalous Reflections on Scandal

From Watergate to Deflategate by PAUL STREET Mistakes v. ...
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Breaking The Last Taboo – Gaza and the Threat of World War

By John Pilger September 12, 2014 "ICH" - ...
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The Guns of August 2014

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By Noam Chomsky, Truthout | Op-Ed Palestinian children gather books from ...
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Cricket Needs Comprehensive Governance Reforms Not A Concentration Of Power: Transparency International

Transparency International (TI) chapters from nine cricket-playing ...
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Test cricket: Does the oldest form of the game have a future?

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Jose Mourinho returns as Chelsea manager on four-year deal

Jose Mourinho has been confirmed as Chelsea's ...
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The Most Beautiful Cricket Grounds in the World

As international cricket comes to Dharamsala, a ...
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Sri Lanka stun defending champion England in a thriller

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Sweden flabbergasts Germany with a comeback in World Cup qualifier

  BERLIN, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Sweden neutralized ...
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Fairphone 2 is user-repairable in bid to keep company’s ethical edge

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Incredibly Useful Websites You Don’t Know About

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The Scale of the Known Universe

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The Many Benefits of Epsom Salt

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Raw Vegetables vs. Cooked Vegetables, Which Are Better?

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5 steps for preventing kidney stones

Daniel Pendick, Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch If you’ve ...
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