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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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Gang of Six Takes Lead to Cut Debt

Written on March 09, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Instead of thinking how much spending should be cut over the next seven months, why not focus on long-term solutions?

While lawmakers are continuously banging their heads on how much spending should be cut for the next seven months, the Gang of Six keeps on pointing out where it really belongs. The Gang of Six, a small group of senators from both Republican and Democratic parties, took charge in leading a bipartisan plan to reduce national debt.

Based on their proposal, a threshold must be set for spending and revenue, tax code must be overhauled, health care and defense spending must be reduced, and Social Security must be made solvent for the next 75 years. If the said proposals will be implemented, a $4 million cut from the national debt in just over a decade.

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Tax Cut Deal Fires Up Federal Deficit

Written on January 27, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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The federal deficit for 2011 will hit $1.5 trillion, driven higher by the "slow and tentative" economic recovery and the bipartisan tax cut deal passed late last year, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday.

According to the Congressional Budget Office, the federal deficit will hit $1.5 trillion this year. The reason? The “slow and tentative” economic recovery, and the tax cut deal that was approved late last year. That said, the federal forecast would equal to almost 10% of the economy. But more than that, the national debt may rise to $12 trillion over the decade if lawmakers continue to extend may of today’s policies that is set to expire soon.

Simply put, USA’s gathered national debt over the years would hit 97% of GDP by 2021. Devastating as it sounds, but that would be the highest level of federal deficit in the post-WWII era.

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