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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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In Case US Defaults: California Borrows $5.4 Billion

Written on July 27, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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In the event that Congress fails to meet its deadline, the bridge loan would be used to help California pay its bills.

Gearing up for bond market turbulence, the state of California considered asking Wall Street for a bridge loan. It is now reported that the state’s Treasurer Bill Lockyer already secured $5.4 billion from short-term loans, with Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo carrying out the loan bulks. This bridge loan will aid the state in case the Congress fails to raise the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling by August 2.

However, the Treasurer Bill Lockyer fears that US default could lock California out of the municipal market. Moreover, the US default shock wave is believed to reverberate across the financial system, causing state and local finance crises.

In addition to this, Moody’s Investors warned that US’ loss of AAA credit rating would push automatic ranking cuts on at least 7,000 municipal ratings.

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‘Skyscraper Man’ Reach the Summit of Millenium Tower in CA

Written on September 07, 2010 by R. Depp

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A man known as “Skyscraper Man” added another item on his achievements after climbing the Millennium Tower in California.

A man known as “Skyscraper Man” added another item on his achievements after climbing the Millennium Tower in California.

The man behind the moniker is Dan Goodwin. He started his climbed on the 58-story residential tower around two in the afternoon. It took almost three hours to complete his assault and unfurled the U.S. Flag atop the structure. Unfortunately, he was taken into police custody after his spectacular feat.

Goodwin is an expert when it comes to climbing skyscrapers. He said that his climbs is a way to raise awareness about cancer and the vulnerability of high structures to terrorism. In 1983, he climbed the World Trade Center and Sears Tower in 1981. 

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At Home in the “Glass Pavilion”

Written on August 23, 2010 by Rudfer Tyron

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Steve Hermann, the Los Angeles-based architect known for his modern designs, finished what he dubbed as his "opus" about four months ago.

Much of the architect’s projects are built on a rather small lot in the Hollywood Hills or Beverly Hills, but his latest project spreads 13,875 square feet on Montecito, California land. These acres of space gave him the liberty to design a home surrounded with glass walls. Hermann calls this glass-covered home the “Glass Pavilion”, […]

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