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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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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]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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I Had Cancer: Social Network for Social Good

Written on July 29, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Cancer survivors build a social network that resonates social good. Make way to I Had Cancer!

After being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2009, Drew Olanoff created his experience into a web phenomenon that provides connections, support and hopeful levity to people affected by Cancer. His works are now bolstered by a launch of I Had Cancer, a social network which creates engaging, web-centric support system for Cancer fighters, survivors and their family and friends.

The I Had Cancer social network connects survivors, fighters and supporters via geography, chronology and types of Cancer. It has a question-based discussion board, and a bulletin board called “Dear Cancer.” The site unites people around a worthy cause, in order to restore the meaning of the world “social.”

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