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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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Free-fall in Commodities Puts Financial Markets on Edge

Written on May 06, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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As commodities fall and unemployment claims rises, the market stocks are being pushed to the edge.

An unexpected rise in unemployment claims and a free-fall in commodities bring financial markets on edge last Thursday, dragging the stock market lower. Oil prices fell close under $100 per barrel, while Silver settled at $34.41. Metal had its largest one-day drop last Tuesday, as it reached $34. Meanwhile, Gold drops to $1,474.90 an ounce.

Just like the oil price, energy companies also went down with Exxon, Mobil, Chevron and Schlumberger losing more than two percent. However, the drop in oil price was a boost to companies such as Delta Air, which gained seven percent.

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