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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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European Stocks are Heading Lower… Almost

Written on August 17, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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After the Merkozy press conference, the European stocks are heading lower. But not quite.

A day after the Merkozy press conference, where only very little was revealed, the European stocks are heading lower. However, the big indices haven’t totally fallen out of bed yet.

The DAX is down at 0.8%, while Italy dropped to 0.25%. France, on the other hand, is actually higher.

If flat is the new “up,” then markets are arguably up. That said, European stocks are not yet on the verge.

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French Banks: Leading a Global Rebound

Written on August 11, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Last Wednesday, no news is good for the French banks, as the Societe General pulled back to 4.6%.

Last Wednesday morning, Societe General was trading up 6.5% before pulling back to 4.6%. The move comes after its devastating 15% plunge last Tuesday. However, the Credit agricole was up to 5.7%

As for the Asian markets, the stocks looked relatively good with Nikkei recovering from a 2.2% down to 0.63%. The gainers were led by Shanghai at 1.27%.

In the European market, all were up after a brutal selloff last Tuesday. The CAC 40 and DAX increased to 2.61% and 2.63% respectively.

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