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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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Asian Stock Markets Report Muted Gains Despite Greece’s Debt Problems

Written on May 10, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Despite Greece being down to 'junk status' with its debt problems, Asian stock markets reported muted gains.

Earlier today, Asian stock markets posted muted gains due to concerns over Greece’s surging debt problems.

Oil prices fell below $101 per barrel, as traders anticipated a further increase in US’ weekly crude inventories due to decreasing demand. It helped energy shares but hurt airline stocks. Japan’s largest energy explorer, Inpex Corp., gained 1.2 percent, while All Nippon Airways dropped to the same amount. On the other hand, Japan’s Nikkei was up to 0.1 percent following a sluggish opening, with shares from Chubu Electric Power Co. which raised to 1.9 percent. The Japanese utility agreed to a government request to shut down three nuclear reactors at the Hamaoka Coastal Power Plant, while it builds a seawall and upgrades other tsunami defenses.

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