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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]

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

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Were the Muppets the Reason Behind the Growth of Google+?

Written on December 28, 2011 by R. Depp

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Last December, Google+ added 12 million new users to its social network.

According to the latest statistics, Google+ currently has 62 million registered users. What caused the sudden swell in the number of users? It is maybe the step up in Google+ marketing schemes which includes a holiday ad featuring the Muppets.

The projected number of users by the end of 2012 is 293 million but experts said that the activation of its Android version will likely contribute to the growth as well.

Allen, who founded Ancestry.com, also noted that Google+ users seem to be more active sharers, on average, than their Facebook peers. He said the average Google+ user uploads five times more photos per day than the average Facebook user.

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