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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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Facebook and its New Purpose

Written on February 07, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Facebook's huge shift in purpose becomes a tool for organizing demonstrations, rallying public, and addressing societal concerns.

During the first two weeks of 2011, users of Facebook in Tunisia increased by eight percent. This is due to an uprising in the country dubbed as “Dignity Revolution”. The social networking site was used as a tool to organize demonstrations, which resulted to President Bin Ali’s official resignation.

Soon after the Dignity Revolution in Tunisia, Egypt started to witness mass protests that are still going on to this day. The country’s Internet was shut down for five days, but that did not stop the flow of information completely.

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