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Every Parent Wants to Protect Their Child. I Never Got the Chance.

Twice a day in our house, we turn on a projector that casts cartoon music videos on a blank stretch of wall. The songs are catchy and bright and …

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Newly engineered antibody could kill off 99% of HIV strains

The International Aids Society has heralded the finding as an "exciting breakthrough."<p>The human body has difficulty fighting HIV because of the way that the virus changes and mutates — a single patient can have numerous unique strains of the infection present in their body simultaneously.<p>However, a …

Modest Is Not Hottest

I want to introduce this topic in the most basic form; Oxford Dictionary. Yes, a dictionary definition could be the most cliché article preface of all time, but there are few things that bring me similar satisfaction (other than peeling off a scab at the perfect stage...but that's gross).<p>"Modest: …

Is This A Snowy Wonderland Or The World Inside A Petri Dish?

Do you remember cutting paper snowflakes in school? Artist Rogan Brown has elevated that simple seasonal art form and taken it to science class.<p>These large-scale paper sculptures may evoke snow, but actually trade on the forms of bacteria and other organisms. The patterns may feel familiar, but …

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The most anticipated video games of 2016

Awkward Portraits From The 70s That Will Make You Question History

Studio portraits are notorious for being awkwardly posed and weirdly campy. But the combination of groovy hairdos and hip 70s fashion might make …

Selfie and the beast – in pictures

Traveller Allan Dixon’s shots of himself with a variety of exotic creatures have put his Instagram account on the map. The 29-year-old real-life Doctor Dolittle, originally from Wicklow, Ireland, but currently living in Australia, says he has a special rapport with animals. He regularly coaxes the …

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The best weird and bizarre funny odd photos of 2015 - Telegraph

The WhatsApp ban in Brazil only lasted a few hours

The ban was ordered after WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, failed to cooperate in an investigation in the country. Over 100 million people use the service in Brazil making the ban a big deal.<p>"Thank you to everybody in Brazil for your support in getting WhatsApp back online," said Jan Koum, the …

UPDATE: Brazilian Judge Shuts Down WhatsApp And Brazil’s Congress Wants To Shut Down The Social Web Next

UPDATE: WhatsApp came back online 12 hours into a court-ordered 48-hour blackout across Brazil for refusing to turn over data in an investigation, after a second judge ruled that “it does not seem reasonable that millions of users are affected” and suggested a financial penalty instead.<p>Overnight, …

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