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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

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Wikipedia Concludes Fundraiser and Reaches $20M

Written on January 03, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Wikipedia successfully ended its annual fundraiser with a record-breaking $20M, surpassing its $16M goal.

The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization behind the Wikipedia and other related sites has just concluded its annual fundraising campaign after it reached a record breaking $20M that surpasses its $16M goal.

The conclusion of the campaign also marks the end of its quirky fundraising banners which are now replaced by a ‘thank you’ banner. This banner is linked to a letter coming from Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Sue Gardner, thanking its donors for their generous contributions and for making Wikipedia the ‘#5 most-popular site in the world’.

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