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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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Social Media Makes a Spark to Start a Campaign Movement

Written on June 17, 2011 by Lulu

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A campaign movement, started and fueled by social media, tells Saudi women to make a stand against a law that prevents them from driving their own car.

One month after Manal al-Sherif – a key figure in a social media campaign against a ban for females to drive their own car – was arrested because of posting a Youtube video of herself driving around the city of Khobar, Saudi Arabian women are planning to start driving their cars on Friday to continue her campaign.

The mass driving campaign started when an online movement began two months ago. Saudi’s women’s right activists called for the women to start driving their own car on June 17. Even without any written law against the matter, Saudi Arabia prevents women from driving. The said movement was pushed through social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.

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