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Germany Now Produces Half Of Its Energy Using Solar

Germany has set a new record, with solar power providing 50.6% of its electricity in the middle of the day on Monday June 9th. Solar production …

Every Time Luis Suarez Overreacted at the World Cup

And the Oscar for Best Actor in a World Cup performance goes to ... Luis Suarez.<p>Uruguay's star striker resorted to biting and dramatic facial …

Beauty Behind Bars | Latin America

<i>Editor's note: This film is no longer available online.</i><p>From the wreckage of Pablo Escobar's Medellin comes an intimate portrait of life inside a Colombian women’s prison. In a unique fight for redemption we see how the prison’s leadership creates an outlet for their feminine energy and sense of …

What Happens To Your Body When You Get Ebola?

This morning you woke up feeling a little unwell. You have no appetite, your head is aching, your throat is sore and you think you might be slightly …

Kenya's backstreet #BleachedBeauty trade | Kenya

<b>Nairobi, Kenya -</b> Unregulated clinics offering backstreet skin-bleaching injections have become increasingly popular with Kenyan women - a trend that health professionals find alarming.<p>Nairobi's River Road, a bustling area with a reputation for prostitution, black market goods and crime, has become …

Close up look at a hummingbird's feathers. These beautiful colours come from its Iridescence, which is caused by microstructures that interfere with the light. The average hummingbird has about 940 feathers, which is more feathers per square inch than any other known type of bird.

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Suarez charged by FIFA over biting

FIFA has charged Luis Suarez with biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the teams' World Cup match, a process that could lead to the Uruguay player being banned from international competition for up to two years.<p>Football's governing body said on Wednesday that its disciplinary committee has …

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President Goodluck Jonathan Unveils Centenary City • Channels Television

<i>President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday, unveiled the Centenary City, which is the last of the activities lined up to mark Nigeria’s 100 years of</i> …

Michael left us 5 years ago. He brought so much to this world. He fought for a better world and wanted only the best things for this planet. He hated war, violence, racism, he was a very kind hearted man. Music fans were left stunned and terribly saddened by the loss of an artist whose lyrics impacted and inspired so many people. He brought us all together using what he had to inspire and move people to do something for a better mankind. There will never be another Michael Jackson, he wanted to heal the world with his music, on his ways he succeed by reaching the heart of people accross the barrieres of cultures, religions and nationalities. He is the greatest entertainer ever exist on earth. Rest in peace Michael, we'll always love you with an unconditional love♥ http://www.pinterest.com/adinaebony

10 things that you may not know about Michael Jackson 1-Michael Jackson Is The Most-Awarded Artist Of All Time: With 23 Guinness World Records, 40 Billboard Awards, 13 Grammys, and 26 American Music Awards, Michael Jackson has won more awards than any other musical artist. Jackson has also received congressional honors for his humanitarian outreach efforts. 2- Between February 11 and February 18, 1992 – and on occasion of Black History Month – the artist tours 30,000 miles of the African continent in 11 days (covering Gabon, The Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Kenya and Libreville), where he visits medical centers, schools, churches, children’s housings and educational NGO’s for disabled children. 3- Michael was treated liked royalty when he embarked on a goodwill tour of Africa in February 1992, part of the highlight came during a visit to Ivory Coast, when he was crowned King of Sani in a special ceremony organized by local tribesmen. 4-Remember the Time was released where he displays Black People of Kings and Queens in Egypt.Michael was fascinated by the Ancient Egyptians and Tutankhamen, one of his online email addresses was even KingTut777 5- He had a skin disease known as vitligo. As his condition worsened, he chose a process known as depigmentation to lighten the dark spots with a bleaching cream. He also used make up to even out the discoloration. Michael loved his race and history. 6-“It was Michael Jackson, the man, who allowed his spacious family mansion in Encino, Calif., to be used by the South African Council of Churches to hold an art auction. He eagerly supported the anti-apartheid fund raiser because he is an avowed opponent of South Africa’s White supremacy government” (Ebony June 1988) 8-Michael sponsored the education of 10,000 kids through the HEAL THE WORLD FOUNDATION. Michael Jackson started the Dangerous World Tour on June 27, 1992 and completed it on November 11, 1993, after entertaining 35 million people at 67 concerts. All of the profits from the concerts were donated to the Heal the World Foundation. From 1985 to 1990, Michael Jackson donated $500,000 to the United Negro College Fund. Michael was one of the United Negro college Fund’s most significant donors. He put many African Americans students through college. 9- He had these and other books on black history in his personal library: - Malcolm X, by Alex Haley - The Negro Caravan, by Sterling A. Brown - Black Heroes of The 20th Century, by Jessie Carney Smith - Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America, by James Allen - Black in America, by Eli Reed - King: A Photobiography of Martin Luther King Jnr, by Charles Johnson, Bob Adelman - In Praise of Black Women, Volume 1: Ancient African Queens, by - Simone Schwarz-Bart - The Face of Our Past: Images of Black Women from Colonial America to the Present, by Kathleen Thompson and Hilary MacAustin -Before the Mayflower, by Lerone Bennet Jr 10. The Caribbean nation of St Vincent and the Grenadines was the first nation in the world to feature the king of pop in a series of postage stamps. The set, which has long been of interest to collectors and is quite rare, especially as a complete set, was printed in 1985. Some of the black charities Michael contributed to: Minority Aids Project Motown Museum NAACP Transafrica United Negro College Fund (UNCF) United Negro College Fund Ladder’s of Hope YMCA – 28th Street/Crenshaw Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Big Brothers of Greater Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade AIDS Project L.A Dakar Foundation National Rainbow Coalition National Solidarity Fund The Sickle Cell Research Foundation The Carter Center’s Atlanta Project Million Man March Quotes by Michael Jackson about Africa “When we came off the plane in [Dakar, Senegal] Africa,” he recalls, “we were greeted by a long line of African dancers. Their drums and sounds filled the air with rhythm. I was going crazy, I was screaming, “All right! They got the rhythm… This is it. This is where I come from. The origin.”‘ “In my heart, in my deepest of heart, I love Africa, and I love the people of Africa…I’ve spent more of my vacations in Africa than any other continent….they never show how beautiful the place is…and I want to heighten the awareness with what I’m doing…the world is jealous of Africa for many centuries ‘cause the natural resources are phenomenal, it really is and it is the dawn of civilization…” Michael Jackson Rest forever in peace Mike http://blackisreallybeautiful.wordpress.com

Game Of Thrones (newbies): “The Children”

<i>This Thursday through Monday: The Long Weekend Of</i> Thrones<i>. Full schedule</i> here<i>.</i><p><i>This</i> Game Of Thrones <i>post is written from the point of view of someone</i> …

High Court Rules YouView is Infringing Total Trademark

The High Court today ruled that YouView, a range of Internet-enabled set top boxes that combine Freeview channels with catch-up TV in the UK, is infringing on the ‘Your View’ trademark held by business telecoms company Total.<p>In its written judgment, the court said there was “a real possibility” the …

Human deaths from shark statistics via the International Shark Attack File (ISAF). More information: http://bit.ly/O3bK9. In an average year, around 100 shark attacks are reported. In 2011 there were 118 recorded attacks, 17 of which were fatal. Estimated numbers of shark deaths per year caused by humans from recent research published in the Journal Marine Policy. More information: http://bbc.in/Z7d9Fb

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Nigeria plays Iran tonight at 8:00 pm and losing is not an option for the Super Eagles. Can the boys crack Iran's tough defence or will the game end in a draw? Your opinions are welcome. #WorldCup

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