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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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High Fashion Over Oil Spill: Stylish or Tasteless?

Written on August 11, 2010 by R. Depp

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Vogue Italia published a controversial photo spread showcasing water, oil and fashion.

A model wearing black feathered dress lying on rocks covered in with dirty, black mud like a lifeless creature. This is just one of the images which graced the pages of Vogue Italia’s August 2010 issue. Undeniably beautiful, these 24-page photo spread was captured by Steven Miesel.

Clearly, the Gulf oil spill was the inspiration behind this fashion shoot. Though it was done for art’s sake, it left the readers questioning whether the concept was vulgar and insensitive.

But editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani understand the fuss over the issue. “The message is to be careful about nature, just to take care more about nature. … I understand that it could be shocking to see and to look in this way these images.”

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