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Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher Over His Marriage

Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher Over His Marriage

It seems that despite the right legislative measures in place, there is still a lot of societal bias towards same-sex couples. This has recently become manifested when a gay teacher was fired by the Catholic school he taught in, as soon as he married his partner.

By On August 8, 2013 Respond
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Georgia Tech Researchers Painted The World’s Smallest Mona Lisa

Georgia Tech Researchers Painted The World’s Smallest Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa, drawn by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, is undoubtedly the world’s most famous painting. In fact, this painting has been acclaimed as “the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world.” However, lately researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have “painted” Mona Lisa again, but on the world’s smallest canvas.

By On August 7, 2013 Respond
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[Video] See What’s Inside Adidas Adizero F50 Soccer Boot That Leonel Messi Is Promoting

[Video] See What’s Inside Adidas Adizero F50 Soccer Boot That Leonel Messi Is Promoting

It’s nothing new that companies often promote their products by actors or players via advertisement. German multinational corporation Adidas has done the same thing recently. Adidas has made Adizero F50 Messi boot, and to promote this boot, the company has chosen the soccer superstar Lionel Messi who is seen wearing an LED suit.

By On August 6, 2013 1 Response
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Limbaugh Calls Apple Republicans, Says Google Is Like Democrats

Limbaugh Calls Apple Republicans, Says Google Is Like Democrats

Rush Limbaugh is among the most famous radio talk show hosts in the U.S. Limbaugh is also credited with having a fairly good knowledge of the tech world. In a recent episode of his radio program, he stated that Apple is much like Republicans whereas Google is more a Democrat.

By On August 5, 2013 1 Response
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Study Finds Selfish People Needs Cooperation For Long-term Survival

Study Finds Selfish People Needs Cooperation For Long-term Survival

Human nature as well as behavior has a great impact upon human evolution. Lately, a study has found that selfish people may survive for a while, but long-term survival requires cooperation.

By On August 3, 2013 Respond
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[Video] Viral Video Shows Whale Stuck On The Beach Of SeaWorld, And Struggling To Get Back

[Video] Viral Video Shows Whale Stuck On The Beach Of SeaWorld, And Struggling To Get Back

SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, has a young pilot whale (a member of the dolphin family). During a show, this pilot whale came out of water and then apparently couldn’t get back into the water again. As a result, this scenario caused the audience to erupt into screams and the crowd continued to call for help.

By On July 31, 2013 Respond
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Techie Guy Runs For New York City’s Mayoral Race

Techie Guy Runs For New York City’s Mayoral Race

It is not often that we get to see a politician or a person in an administrative position who has a sound enough knowledge and understanding of technology. Jack Hidary aims to disrupt this trend by running for New York City’s mayoral race while being a ‘nerd’ and being a thorough techie.

By On July 30, 2013 Respond
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ATMs In China Found To Circulate Fake Money

ATMs In China Found To Circulate Fake Money

Fake money scams are as common as a $5 bill. However, with the advances in technology, such scams usually end up in failure. Not in China, however, where counterfeit bills are so well-made that they are able to fool even the ATM machines.

By On July 27, 2013 Respond
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3 Out Of 4 American Adults Prefer Printed Books Over eBooks

3 Out Of 4 American Adults Prefer Printed Books Over eBooks

Ever since the inception of ebooks, many have cited the contention that they may soon replace actual, printed books. It goes without saying that ebooks are cheap, easy to access, highly convenient for the readers and offer many other benefits. However, a poll has now revealed that 75% of American adults still prefer printed books over ebooks.

By On July 23, 2013 Respond
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Sudden Outbreak Of Measles Erupts Fifteen Years After Autism Panic

Sudden Outbreak Of Measles Erupts Fifteen Years After Autism Panic

Lately, a Welsh newspaper has been pinpointed by the Wall Street Journal over a huge rise in measles cases in the Swansea area this year – 15 years after stories about the anti-measles MMR vaccine possibly causing autism were publicized in the paper.

By On July 22, 2013 1 Response
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Drone Hunting Licenses In Deer Trail, Colorado – More Publicity Stunt Than Paranoia

Drone Hunting Licenses In Deer Trail, Colorado – More Publicity Stunt Than Paranoia

While the fear of being constantly watched by Big Brother isn’t anything new, nor are the methods taken to prevent such shady surveillance. But when one little town in the state of Colorado plans to hand out Drone Hunting licenses, one wonders whether paranoia has been taken too far.

By On July 21, 2013 Respond
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Do Dogs See And Understand What’s Happening On TV?

Do Dogs See And Understand What’s Happening On TV?

We often find that when we watch TV, our pet animals for example dog is also watching TV with us. For you case, you can see and understand what’s happening on TV, but can dogs actually see and understand what’s happening on TV?

By On July 17, 2013 Respond
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MLB Boss Never Sent An Email, But Uses An iPhone

MLB Boss Never Sent An Email, But Uses An iPhone

Baseball is one of those games which are notorious for their reliance on old traditions and customs. Although technology has come to play a very significant role in most games, it still has limited relevance in baseball. Not surprisingly, the Major League Baseball Commissioner has now stated that he has never sent an email, although he has purchased an iPhone now.

By On July 17, 2013 Respond
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Solar Powered Plane Solar Impulse Finishes Final Leg Of Flight At New York City

Solar Powered Plane Solar Impulse Finishes Final Leg Of Flight At New York City

Saturday morning just before 5 a.m, solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse lifted off from Washington, D.C. in the final leg of its significant cross-country flight to New York City. After a transcontinental trip across the United States, finally the aircraft smoothly landed at New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport at 11:09 p.m.

By On July 7, 2013 Respond
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Rescheduled Flight Saves Sheryl Sandberg From Plane Crash

Rescheduled Flight Saves Sheryl Sandberg From Plane Crash

An Asiana Airlines flight crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport yesterday. As a result of the crash-landing, two passengers have been reported dead whereas another 181 are injured. Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg was due to take the same plane but by chance, switched to a United flight.

By On July 7, 2013 Respond
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