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New Invention Alert: The Magnetized Zipper

<b>The zipper is such a ubiquitous invention</b> that it's no small wonder why the basic design hasn't been approved upon in over a hundred years (since 1893, to be exact!). Why mess with what works, right?<p>An engineer by the name of Scott Peters invented the QuickZip to help his uncle, who has muscular …

Are some lives disposable? | Iraq

What typically springs to mind when one speaks of "violence"? Would it be the systematic murder of civilians during the Holocaust, or the massacre of Tutsis by Hutus in the Rwandan genocide? Perhaps we are prompted to reflect upon all those killed during the two world wars of the 20th century, or …

Homeless Hungarian man hits lottery jackpot with his last few coins

Unemployed, in debt and facing another year living on the streets in Hungary, László Andraschek spent his last remaining coins on a lottery ticket. Now the formerly homeless man has a choice of accommodation around the world after becoming one of Hungary's biggest lottery winners, with a prize of …

60 million Children In Crisis RIGHT NOW | UNICEF

How are cities' accelerating growth affecting their poorest children?

Asia is home to nearly half of the world's population under the age of 18. So in any global assessment of the impact of urbanisation, children and youth will play a huge role in how both Asia and the world changes.<p>But beneath the facts and figures is a human story about growing up in this rapidly …

Cilantro Purifies Drinking Water in Developing Countries Cheaply and Sustainably

No longer just a flavorful garnish, cilantro has taken center stage in studies that show how the leafy herb might be a new, low-cost solution to …