3-D Printing dress

3-D Printing hits the Fashion Runway

Good news for all of us who never have anything to wear—3-D printing. Don’t see anything you like in your closet? Print out some knock-out outfits and you will be the envy of all your friends. Sound far-fetched? Actually, this is the reality we’re now living in, and it’s becoming more so each day. Famous… Read more »

hand with stop hiv

A New Weapon in the War against HIV-AIDS

Antabuse wakes up latent HIV virus for the kill  There is good news for HIV researchers and the approximately 36.9 million HIV patients across the globe. A very popular drug used to treat alcoholism—Antabuse—has been found to be a potent tool in the effort to treat the virus. Antabuse is well known as a drug… Read more »

children at Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan

Dispelling the Darkness: Ikea Lights up Refugee Camps

Millions of refugees have fled the war in Syria, running for their lives and leaving behind everything: nationhood, families, homes, jobs, and possessions, to live in barely tolerable conditions with no true end in sight. While refugee camps provide an oasis from the trauma of war, they are primitive, with little creature comforts to warm… Read more »

children in africa

Bringing Back the Smile

Bringing children back to life after the loss of parents and other traumas Millions of children throughout the world are dealing with the loss of their childhood due to wars, famines and diseases that take away parents, siblings and normalcy. Child advocates and psychologists worry about the long-term impact on the world with so many… Read more »

People using Oculus

The Next Frontier in Social Networking—Virtual Reality

Facebook introduces Oculus Social It’s not the Matrix yet, but Facebook recently released a new app, called Oculus Social alpha, which will allow you to virtually travel to the movie theater and enjoy your favorite flick. If you want, you can share this virtual movie watching experience with up to four of your best friends…. Read more »

wind_farms

Pushing the Envelope of Renewable Energy Development

Oil and Gas Giant Statoil Pushes the Envelope of Renewable Energy Development Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has received all necessary approvals from the Scottish government to install a 30 megawatt floating wind farm off the coast of Scotland. The pilot project, named Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, will consist of five turbines, which,… Read more »

fruits and vegetables

12 Ways to Protect Yourself from Cancer

Want to do as much as you can to keep yourself free of cancer? Your best weapons are right at your fingertips: change your diet, quit smoking, dump the alcohol, stay out of the sun and get up from the sofa. Easy, right? True, it takes discipline, focus and willpower, but according to cancer researchers… Read more »

house from the world house project and kids playing around

One Luxury Home for One Slum Shack

Approximately 863 million people in the world (that’s almost a billion) have made their homes in slum conditions in 2014, according to UN-Habitat. Hundreds of millions are living in or near to garbage dumps. These dumps provide food for families, and also some small source of income as they can forage through the garbage and… Read more »

read_minds

Can anyone be a Psychic?

Psychics and other para-abnormal specialists need not fear Researchers at the University of Washington are conducting some interesting experiments to answer the question of whether we can read each others’ minds. Unlike the psychic who is either in the room with you or on the telephone/Skype, these “mind readers” were hooked up to computers. Thoughts… Read more »

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Moscow’s Jum’ah Mosque Reopens

Moscow’s largest mosque is re-built with generous donations from private citizens A very special ceremony was held on September 23rd in Moscow, to celebrate the reopening of the Jum’ah Mosque. Muslim religious leaders, politicos including Vladimir Putin, and others gathered together to enjoy a pleasant day of reflection upon the history not only of this… Read more »

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  • 3-D Printing dress

    3-D Printing hits the Fashion Runway

    Good news for all of us who never have anything to wear—3-D printing. Don’t see anything you like in your closet? Print out some knock-out outfits and you will be the envy of all your friends. Sound far-fetched? Actually, this is the reality we’re now living in, and it’s becoming more so each day. Famous… Read more »

  • hand with stop hiv

    A New Weapon in the War against HIV-AIDS

    Antabuse wakes up latent HIV virus for the kill  There is good news for HIV researchers and the approximately 36.9 million HIV patients across the globe. A very popular drug used to treat alcoholism—Antabuse—has been found to be a potent tool in the effort to treat the virus. Antabuse is well known as a drug… Read more »

  • children at Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan

    Dispelling the Darkness: Ikea Lights up Refugee Camps

    Millions of refugees have fled the war in Syria, running for their lives and leaving behind everything: nationhood, families, homes, jobs, and possessions, to live in barely tolerable conditions with no true end in sight. While refugee camps provide an oasis from the trauma of war, they are primitive, with little creature comforts to warm… Read more »

  • children in africa

    Bringing Back the Smile

    Bringing children back to life after the loss of parents and other traumas Millions of children throughout the world are dealing with the loss of their childhood due to wars, famines and diseases that take away parents, siblings and normalcy. Child advocates and psychologists worry about the long-term impact on the world with so many… Read more »

  • People using Oculus

    The Next Frontier in Social Networking—Virtual Reality

    Facebook introduces Oculus Social It’s not the Matrix yet, but Facebook recently released a new app, called Oculus Social alpha, which will allow you to virtually travel to the movie theater and enjoy your favorite flick. If you want, you can share this virtual movie watching experience with up to four of your best friends…. Read more »

  • wind_farms

    Pushing the Envelope of Renewable Energy Development

    Oil and Gas Giant Statoil Pushes the Envelope of Renewable Energy Development Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has received all necessary approvals from the Scottish government to install a 30 megawatt floating wind farm off the coast of Scotland. The pilot project, named Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, will consist of five turbines, which,… Read more »

  • fruits and vegetables

    12 Ways to Protect Yourself from Cancer

    Want to do as much as you can to keep yourself free of cancer? Your best weapons are right at your fingertips: change your diet, quit smoking, dump the alcohol, stay out of the sun and get up from the sofa. Easy, right? True, it takes discipline, focus and willpower, but according to cancer researchers… Read more »

  • house from the world house project and kids playing around

    One Luxury Home for One Slum Shack

    Approximately 863 million people in the world (that’s almost a billion) have made their homes in slum conditions in 2014, according to UN-Habitat. Hundreds of millions are living in or near to garbage dumps. These dumps provide food for families, and also some small source of income as they can forage through the garbage and… Read more »

  • read_minds

    Can anyone be a Psychic?

    Psychics and other para-abnormal specialists need not fear Researchers at the University of Washington are conducting some interesting experiments to answer the question of whether we can read each others’ minds. Unlike the psychic who is either in the room with you or on the telephone/Skype, these “mind readers” were hooked up to computers. Thoughts… Read more »