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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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Microsoft Says Sorry for the Amy Winehouse Tweet

Written on July 26, 2011 by Rudfer Tyron

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Microsoft apologizes to consumers after a controversial tweet.

Xbox360’s official Twitter account, tweetbox360, posted a tweet after the news about Amy Winehouse’s death surfaced. The tweet went like this: “Remember Amy Winehouse by downloading the ground-breaking ‘Back to Black’ over at Zune”.

People from Twitter felt that the company was cashing from the singer’s tragic death. Twitter users quickly responded by saying that the tweet was tactless and vile.

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Microsoft Apologizes for Their Remembering Amy Winehouse Tweet

Written on July 26, 2011 by Lulu

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Microsoft apologizes to Amy Winehouse's fans for their tweet that seems to be purely commercially motivated.

After tweeting through their account for Xbox to remember the recently deceased musician – Amy Winehouse – by buying her last album at Zune, the company received multiple Twitter flak.

After an hour of retweets along with comments such as “classy,” “crass much?” and “Microsoft- failing at social media,” the company followed their earlier tweet: “Apologies to everyone if our earlier Amy Winehouse ‘download’ tweet seemed purely commercially motivated,” it said. “Far from the case, we assure you.”

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