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1 hr ago |

Gaza, Iraq, Syria, the downing of MH17 - humans have lost sight of their humanity

Seventy years ago today my grandfather was somewhere near Caumont in Normandy - what would he say if he saw the world he fought for? He was 31 years old, a married father-of-one, and days earlier he'd seen four members of his unit - one of them his best friend - blown to smithereens.


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5 hrs ago |

20th ASEAN-EU ministerial meeting comes to an end

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Ms Grace Fu met with various MEPs, as well as the Foreign Ministers of Latvia and Greece at the sidelines of the 20th AEMM.


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9 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

On this day in history - July 23rd, 1962

Telstar 1, launched by NASA from a Delta rocket, made the broadcast possible. Unlike today's satellites, which have geostationary orbits, Telstar 1 was placed in elliptical orbit.


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11 hrs ago | The Times of India

Is the share button sharing your browsing history?

Using hidden codes, the mechanism gets important information about the user's browser type, graphics card, system fonts and even display properties.


Related Topix: World News, Princeton University, Privacy

16 hrs ago | Switched

Sky Tower In Denmark Might Be The Scariest Theme Park Ride Ever

The Sky Tower at Tivoli Friheden in Denmark is a free fall ride with no brakes because there's no vehicle.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Boy Genius

The creepiest Internet tracking tool yet is 'virtually impossible' to block

Internet users who are actively trying to make sure their online activity isn't tracked by websites or government agencies should know there's an even creepier tracking tool out there used by a variety of websites, "from to YouPorn," as ProPublica puts it , that's almost impossible to block.


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[H]ard OCP

The Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

There is a new tracking tool out there that researchers claim is virtually impossible to block .


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PhysOrg Weblog

Mysterious esophagus disease is autoimmune after all

Achalasia is a rare disease - it affects 1 in 100,000 people - characterized by a loss of nerve cells in the esophageal wall.


Related Topix: World News, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

BBC News

Browser 'fingerprints' track users

Web users are being warned about a novel tracking system that watches what they do online and frustrates tools designed to prevent them being tracked.


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Preuvenemint Food Festival 2014 | August 28 - August 31, Maastricht

Preuvenemint is one of the highest regarded food festivals in the Netherlands, not only for the top-quality cuisine from restaurants in the Limburg region, but also for turning the Vrijthof into one cosy dining room! An annual event since 1981, the Preuvenemint has always sought to show Maastricht at its best during the last weekend of August.


Related Topix: World News, Life, Food, Food Festival

Scientific American

3 Projects Prove Privacy Is Not Dead

M.I.T.'s openPDS protects privacy by refusing to share data directly. Instead, a mobile app, Web site or research firm looking for information protected by an openPDS must query the data store directly.


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Public Works: Turning Apartment Towers Into Close-Knit Communities

Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them.


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Medical News

Site of eosinophilic inflammation important in asthma control

The site of eosinophilic inflammation, whether local, systemic or both, has a significant effect on lung function, bronchial hyperresponsiveness and asthma control, study findings show.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Asthma, World News,


ConfirmMDx Studies Highlighted by Elsevier, Publisher of The Journal of Urology

LIEGE, Belgium, July 22, 2014 -- Underscores Importance of Recent Confirmatory Clinical Validation Results Leading to Medicare Reimbursement Milestone IRVINE, CA, and HERSTAL, BELGIUM - July 22, 2014 - MDxHealth SA , a leading molecular diagnostic company that develops and commercializes epigenetic tests to improve the diagnosis and treatment of ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Urology, World News, Medicare, Health, Prostate Cancer


Global Showbiz Briefs: Andre Rieu Sets UK Box Office Record; Venice...

AndrA© Rieu Concert Sets UK Box Office Record Flying the flag for event cinema, AndrA© Rieu's 2014 10th Anniversary Maastricht Concert became the UK's highest-grossing music event of all time at the box office this weekend.


Related Topix: Classical, Andre Rieu, World News, Theater, Arts, China, Asia

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Nation

Belgium royals

Belgium's King Philippe and Queen Mathilde arrive with their children Princess Eleonore, Prince Emmanuel, Prince Gabriel and Crown Princess Elisabeth to attend a religious service at the Sainte-Gudule cathedral in Brussels Belgium's King Philippe and Queen Mathilde arrive to attend a religious service at the Sainte-Gudule cathedral in Brussels July ... (more)


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Malaysian National News Agency

Hamzah To Attend 20th Asean-EU Ministerial Meeting In Brussels

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin is on a working visit to Brussels, Belgium to attend the two-day 20th Asean-European Union Ministerial Meeting beginning today.


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Science Daily

Understanding graphene's electrical properties on an atomic level

Graphene, a material that consists of a lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, is widely touted as being the most electrically conductive material ever studied.


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It's Time for Europe to Get Tough With Russia

Flags of the European Union seen in front of the headquarters of the European Commission on March 03, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium.


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The Honolulu Advertiser

Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

A picture of Steven Noreilde from Brasschaat, Belgium, a victim of flight MH17, lays next to a soccer shirt surrounded by flowers, at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Sunday.


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