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10 January 2014

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No Girls Allowed at New Cosmology Public School in Japan

A new public school in Japan that will teach students cosmology is open for applications. Enrollment is only open to boys.

12 December 2013

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6 People From Madagascar You Should Know

Learn about six Malagasy personalities worth knowing for anyone wishing to better understand the island of Madagascar.

5 December 2013

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5 Energy Treasures in Africa You Haven't Heard About

Most African countries still suffer frequent power outages which inhibit economic growth. They are not, however, lacking in resources. This post outlines some of those least known in Africa.

4 November 2013

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Saudis Banned from Travelling .. to Mars

Saudi religious scholar Shaikh Ali Al Hekmi told Al Hayat newspaper that travelling to the red planet is off limits for human beings. Netizens laugh on Twitter.

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PHOTOS: From Outer Space to Cyberspace, Nigeria’s Partial Solar Eclipse

Nigeria witnessed a partial eclipse of the sun on Sunday, 3 November, 2013, an event that naturally prompted varied reactions from Nigerian netizens.

11 October 2013

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The Castor Project Causes Seismic Movements on the Spanish Coast

The tremors may have been caused by injecting gas in an undersea reservoir that the corporation Castor project manages.

29 September 2013

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Saudi Clergyman Delivers Ground-breaking Science on Why Women Shouldn't Drive

Women in Saudi Arabia should not drive because driving will have adverse effects on their pelvis and ovaries, says a religious scholar. No Kidding.

28 September 2013

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Crowd-funding Revives Australian Climate Council After Government Axe

Following the axing of the Australian government Climate Commission it has been reborn as the not-for-profit Climate Council thanks to crowd-funding.

1 August 2013

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DREAM Helps Reduce AIDS Cases in Africa

An interview with Paola Germano, leader of Comunità di Sant'Egidio's DREAM programme in Africa. She explains why research has confirmed a reduction in AIDS cases in sub-saharan Africa.

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Italian Appeals Court Upholds Guilty Verdict in Historic Eternit Asbestos Case

An appeals court in Turin, Italy has affirmed Swiss billionaire Stephan Schmidheiny, former owner of cement manufacturer Swiss Eternit Group, is responsible for nearly 3,000 asbestos-related deaths.

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