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Kerv Smart Ring Forged by Contactless Payment Innovator

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If your wallet weighs you down, you might want to try a smart ring. That is the view of Philip Campbell, founder of London-based startup Kerv, whose firm has produced ...

Chuck E. Cheese's Latest Tune: an Ode to Millennial Moms

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Chuck E. Cheese, the kiddie pizza chain acquired by private-equity firm Apollo Global Management last year, thinks it has a solution to its sales slump: winning over millennial moms. The ...

Breaking: Layoffs at SunEdison as Investors Question the Renewable Energy Developer’s Strategy

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With its stock price taking a hit, SunEdison is planning a deep cut to its workforce, according to memo obtained by GTM. With its stock price taking a hit, SunEdison ...

GoPro Boot Camp Teaches You to Shoot Video While Jumping Out of a Plane

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Tilted 45 degrees in bubbly rapids, Ben Brown poses for the ultimate selfie. Brown, a professional kayaker who goes by the nickname Brownie, delivers a look of steely-eyed intensity at ...

Want to Do Business in Cuba? All Roads Lead to Raúl Castro’s Son-in-Law

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Omar Everleny Pérez is eager to show me how far Raúl Castro’s overhaul of Cuba’s socialist economy has advanced, and so, on a muggy evening in August, the 54-year-old economist ...

UN World Food Program

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Here are ten things to know to understand the global food and nutrition situation. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. 1.

Market history is calling, and it's saying stock performance will be crappy for another ~10 years

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Business InsiderStock performance has been weak for the past 15 years. If history is a guide, it's likely to stay weak for at least another 10 years. Because stocks are ...

"Employees are bitter" as Whole Foods chops jobs and wages

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Whole Foods Market co-CEO and co-founder John Mackey has never hidden his disdain for labor unions. "Today most employees feel that unions are not necessary to represent them," he told ...

Afghan hospital air strike: MSF accuses US

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The medical charity MSF says air strikes on its hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz continued for more than 30 minutes after US and Afghan authorities were told of ...

Editor's note: Clarifying a tweet on Jerusalem attack

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On Saturday, we posted a tweet that has been widely criticised. It contained a link to a news story on our site about an incident in Jerusalem in which two ...

Meet the New Face of Journalism: Cinema, Powered by Oscar Winner Laura Poitras' Field of Vision

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Last year, a secret film called "Citizenfour" sent shockwaves through America when it premiered at the New York Film Festival. Arriving as if from thin air, the documentary told the ...

"Unspeakable": An MSF Nurse Recounts the Attack on MSF's Kunduz Hospital

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MSF staff in shock in part of MSF's hospital in Kunduz that wasn't destroyed by the aerial attacks. ©MSF Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse Lajos Zoltan Jecs was ...

Joint UN statement on Ending violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people

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On 29 September 2015, 12 UN entities (ILO, OHCHR, UNAIDS Secretariat, UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNODC, UN Women, WFP and WHO) released an unprecedented joint statement calling for an ...

Trump On Mass Shootings: ‘That’s The Way The World Goes’

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Oklahoma State Fair, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Oklahoma City. There isn’t much America can do to prevent ...

Australian Group Calls For Boycott Of U.S. Until America Fixes Its Gun Laws

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In the wake of yet another mass shooting in America, there are a lot of Australians unhappy with the United States. America has failed, they note, to implement any gun ...

The Photos That Helped End Child Labor in the US

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In the early 1900s, Lewis Hine left his job as a schoolteacher to work as a photographer for the National Child Labor Committee, investigating and documenting child labor in the ...

Gun control's biggest problem: Most people just don't care very much

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David Atkins writes about the problem of getting gun control legislation passed: There is a broadening schism in the activist community between those who focus on nuts-and-bolts electoral and legislative ...

SDG 5: Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls

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Enough Richard Dawkins bashing: Let us praise a hero of science and atheism

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The religious and their apologists have no fury more ardent than that which they reserve for those who would expose the truth about their faith-generated delusions. Abrahamic scripture justifies, even ...

Women held as sex slaves in South Sudan 'rape camps'

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Bentiu (South Sudan) (AFP) - One woman was abducted by soldiers and taken to a military camp, tied up and raped repeatedly for two months. Another was kidnapped with her ...

Why Each Of Your Neurons Is A Beautiful And Unique Snowflake

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Each of your neurons is more closely related to heart cells than to most of its neighbors. Why? People talk about an individual’s genome as if it was a single ...

Video: Death-chanting Israeli mob rejoices as Palestinian teen is executed

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Amid increasing violence in occupied Jerusalem and the rest of the West Bank, Israeli forces executed a Palestinian youth in cold blood early on Sunday morning. Israeli forces have declared ...

The madness of Charlie Brown

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Sigmund Freud has his promoters; but the best-known psychiatrist of the 20th century was probably Lucy van Pelt. From her first clinical session in 1959 (Charlie Brown: “I have deep ...

Nicolet’s Story

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On a journey to understand one of our generation’s greatest challenges and opportunities – ending the AIDS epidemic – Global Fund Ambassador Diane Kruger met Nicolet, a young woman living ...

Fish Can Recognize Faces, a Surprisingly Human Skill

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A school of fish might seem like a sea of identical faces, but at least one species has no problem telling its comrades—and even strangers—apart, new research says. To human ...

Scientists find 'lost world' on the Scottish seabed

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SCIENTISTS say they have discovered a "lost world" of strange creatures living deep in the waters surrounding Scotland's remotest outpost. Researchers from Marine Scotland found the unique ecosystem, made of ...

A Chibok girl recalls her escape from Boko Haram

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Saalome is one of hundreds of girls abducted by Nigerian Islamists in April 2014, sparking the global hashtag campaign #BringBackOurGirls. She is one of just a few dozen to escape.

The Blockchain Might Be The Next Disruptive Technology

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To process a transaction, you need first to make sure the sender owns the asset he wants to transfer, and make sure he will not trade it twice. In the ...

After yesterday's shooting, more Americans are googling "gun control"

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In the wake of mass shootings, many of Americans turn—where else?—to the internet to look for answers. Google data reflects these searches in the wake of major shootings. Using Google ...

The wave of Canadian seniors has to be seen to be understood

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As much as we’ve talked about Canada’s aging population, it’s hard to appreciate it without seeing it in action

Every Photo Taken On Apollo Moon Missions Is Now Online

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Every photo ever taken by Apollo astronauts on moon missions are now available online, on the Project Apollo Archive's Flickr account. That's around 8,400 images, grouped by the roll of ...

Council for Canadian Urbanism

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Download: CanU7 Program English (PDF) CanU7 Program French (PDF) (Coming Soon) The first day of the Summit takes place at 3 Eddy Street in Gatineau, in Building 51 of the ...

Sustainable Development Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

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Sustainable modern energy fuels development, from the light that allows a child to do her homework to streetlamps allowing women to travel safely home at night. Universal access requires energy ...

Oregon sheriff handling yesterday's massacre shared a Sandy Hook conspiracy video

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The month after the December 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, Sheriff John Hanlin of Douglas County, Oregon, posted a video called "The Sandy Hook Shooting - Fully Exposed" to his personal ...

UNGA: “Adolescent girls are the new face of HIV”

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Significant progress has been identified in the AIDS response but women and girls are still disproportionately affected by the epidemic. According to UNAIDS, globally nearly 2,400 women are infected with ...

Afghanistan: MSF Demands Explanations After Deadly Airstrikes Hit Hospital in Kunduz

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Fires burn in the MSF emergency trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, after it was hit and partially destroyed by aerial attacks on October 3, 2015. Kabul/Brussels. 3 October 2015: The ...

The gun violence chart Obama asked for.

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When President Barack Obama took the podium on Thursday night to speak about the mass shooting at Oregon's Umpqua Community College, he blasted Congress for its inaction on gun safety ...

Vatican: Pope Francis barely knew who Kim Davis was when he met her

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I don't really care all that much about whether Pope Francis met with Kim Davis, but my sister is fascinated by the whole story. So this is for her. Earlier ...

Afghanistan: MSF Staff Killed, Hospital Partially Destroyed in Kunduz

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Kabul, October 3, 2015: At 2:10 AM local time on Saturday October 3, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) Trauma center in Kunduz was hit several times during sustained ...

Credit and Debit Cards Lag on Upgrades

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In early 2014, shortly after 40 million Target customers may have had their credit or debit card data exposed by hackers amid a slew of similar cybercrimes, the retailer’s executives ...

Elizabeth Warren just gave a speech about race that every American should hear

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In the modern-day fight against racial inequality, activists and policymakers alike should look to the past to change the present. That's the message Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent on Sunday ...

Here are the NRA's tweets since the Oregon shooting.

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On Thursday morning, a gunman opened fire inside a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, killing ten people and injuring seven others. The massacre is the latest mass shooting to take ...

Anti-austerity protesters march in Manchester

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Up to 85,000 join demonstration on opening day of Conservative party conferenceSunday 4 October 2015 12.23 EDTLast modified on Sunday 4 October 2015 12.50 EDTTens of thousands of people have ...

Miley Cyrus SNL Monologue Salutes Kim Davis, Pizza Rat, Josh Duggar, Rachel Dolezal and More: WATCH

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Miley Cyrus’s opening monologue on SNL was a hilarious cover version of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” in which she saluted and said good-bye to all those people who made the ...

How One Woman Saved Hundred Of Girls From Female Genital Mutilation

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Agnes Pareyio stands in front of the Tasaru Girls Rescue Center which houses 46 girls who have escaped from FGM and early marriage. Agnes Pareyio made a promise to her ...

Meet the incredible young women standing up with Malala for human rights

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On Sept. 25, for the second time in her young life, Pakistani activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations assembly. From the balcony of the UN ...

These Kenyan women are powering their communities—literally

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This month we’re all about sharing stories of girls and women around the world who are beating inequality and empowering their communities along the way. Well, here’s one about a ...

The plight of agunot: The pen vs the chains

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Though she’s happily married with three children, Shira Zwebner still regrets not signing a halachic prenup at her wedding.She got married eight years ago in the US, and her husband’s ...

A female prism on the Torah

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Initiators of new cultural ventures often talk about starting a “new tradition.”There are two problems with this turn of expression.For starters, unless you are blessed with prophetic vision, you can’t ...

Montreal Business Corridor Has a Plan for Surviving Torn-Up Streets

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The assessment is of a bench, newly installed, in the shape of letter spelling out the name of the street on which he stands. Rue Saint-Denis, a major avenue through ...

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