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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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Wikipedia To Shutdown in Protest of SOPA

Written on January 17, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Wikipedia announces plans for a 24-hour shutdown on Wednesday in protest of SOPA and PIPA.

Wikipedia’s English language site will go offline for 24-hours in protest of SOPA and PIPA, two proposed legislations that may potentially harm ‘the free and open Internet’.

The protest which is scheduled on Wednesday was announced by Wikipedia Co-Founder Jimmy Wales through a series of tweets.

Wikipedia, the most-widely used online encyclopedia, currently ranks as the sixth most popular website according to Alexa, and is estimated to have an average of 25 million visitors daily.

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Reddit Plans 12-Hour Blackout to Protest SOPA

Written on January 11, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Reddit announces plans for a 12-hour blackout to protest SOPA and PIPA.

Social news sharing website Reddit announced plans for a 12-hour blackout on January 18 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

The decision was announced in an official blog post written by the site’s administrators on Tuesday, January 10th. It states that during the 12-hour period, the usual user-submitted content will be replaced by “a simple message about how the PIPA/SOPA legislation would shut down sites like Reddit”.

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