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Inspiring the next generation

Since 2007, New York Sun Works (NY Sun Works) has been inspiring urban students to think differently about everything from ...

STORY URL: New York Sun Works
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Casual paper

Some colleagues of mine have been having a discussion about which might be the lesser of two evils. Here at ...

STORY URL: Joe Smith: How to use a paper towel | Video on TED.com
You use paper towels to dry your hands every day, but chances are, you're doing it wrong. In this enlightening and funny short talk, Joe Smith reveals the trick to perfect paper towel technique. ...

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The risk of not supporting girls' education

In company with hundreds of thousands of others around the world, I found Malala Yousafzai's speech at the United Nations ...

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Making the best of a bad habit

Over 7 million tons of food are thrown away in the UK on an annual basis, according to the Waste ...

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HPV vaccination for young gay men

Sexual health experts back HPV vaccination for young gay men in the UK. Young gay men should be vaccinated against ...

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Harvesting energy from humans

To anyone who may have read the headline and seen a creepy vision of human battery pods a la "The ...

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The costs of longevity

Paul Murray is Swiss Re's Head of Life & Health Products in Hong Kong.

In this video clip, he ...

STORY URL: Ageing population pushes up costs of getting old
Your source for credible news and authoritative insights from Hong Kong, China and the world.

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Disease and faster 'Biological' Ageing

An international team of scientists led by the University of Leicester has found new evidence that links faster 'biological' ageing ...

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The amazing world of autism

I´ve just read an article that gave me much to think about... will we manage to have a world ...

STORY URL: SAP in autism recruitment drive
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22621829

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Something you didn't know

"The world experienced unprecedented high-impact climate extremes during the 2001-2010 decade," says the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) in a ...

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Renewable or Dependable?

We need to move the debate away from focused on fuel source and onto one focused on securing the dependability ...

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Aging well

A new Danish study reports some encouraging news for aging populations worldwide. The study, which was recently published in Lancet ...

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Soviet-era practices mar Sochi Olypmics

As a youth, I studied Russian for 4 years because I wanted to read Dostoevsky in the original. But it ...

STORY URL: Castles in the sand
WITH seven months to go before the 2014 winter Olympics, Sochi is a gigantic construction site. Lorries run up and down dusty roads, excavators turn earth inside...

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The way food feels

When I was in high school, I took part in a taste experiment where participants were asked to identify the ...

STORY URL: Lawyers of Big Tobacco Lawsuits Take Aim at Food Industry
More than a dozen lawyers who took on Big Tobacco have filed 25 cases asserting that manufacturers like ConAgra Foods and PepsiCo are misleading consumers and violating federal law.

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There will be no security without land

I just returned from the Caux Forum on Land and Security ( http://www.caux.iofc.org/en/caux-dialogue-land-and-security), a gathering ...

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