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Amid a critical shortage, pandemic ventilator inventor makes his design open source

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In a centuries deep sea of clichés despairing that 'prostitution will always be with us', one country's success stands out as a solitary beacon lighting the way. In just five years Sweden has dramatically reduced the number of its women in prostitution. In the capital city of...

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(draxe.com) Relentless itching, skin rashes, redness and blisters — these are the not-so-fun symptoms of scabies, a contagious skin disease caused by an infestation of the itch mite, Sarcoptes scabiei. It’s estimated that about 300 million scabies cases occur each year throughout...

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It is said that fact is stranger than fiction, and this is one of those instances that prove the adage true. According to a report by The New Day, a mother who gave up her newborn son for adoption over 30 years ago is now trying for a baby with him. This was after the two reunited and fell in...

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Students of European history often encounter discussions of the Geheime Staatspolizei (Gestapo), Wehrmacht, Sturmabteilung (SA), Schutzstaffel (SS), and Nationalsozialisische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (Nazi Party) in books and commentaries about Germany in the first half of the 20th century. These...

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Mística: todo lo que tiene que ver con los misterios de la comunión entre Dios... y uno. Mítico: todo lo que lleva consigo mientes. De lo místico viene la comunicación interior. De lo mítico viene la palabra mentir, decir mentiras. El...

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They knew that when Einstein lectured at many US universities, the students' recurrent question was: "Do you believe in God?" And he always replied: "I believe in the God of Spinoza." The one who had not read Spinoza stayed in the same ... Baruch de Spinoza...

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On Monday, the federal government declared itself fit for the madhouse by mandating that a Chicago high school allow a full biological male into the girls’ locker room for all purposes, including nudity. This biological male, the feds determined, was different because he thinks he is a...

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If I had 50 cents for every natural weight-loss claim out there, well, I’d have so many cents I wouldn’t have to write anymore. Yet another “miracle weight loss” ingredient found in your kitchen cupboard: Baking soda AKA bicarb. Yep, the same powder that makes bread or...

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What if eating junk food could actually get us abs?! Well Fitness expert Laura Ciotte explains to us blokes how Eating Junk Food Can actually result in a 6 pack, and that’s not a 6 pack of beer I’m talking about! So how does eating junk food get you abs? According to laura;...

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The atmosphere fills you with inner peace and balance, and you just feel good when you're there. But have you ever stopped to wonder why? Well, the secret might be bay leaves... It may well be the aroma of bay leaves that is triggering your good mood. Bay leaves, which are often used...

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The London, Ont. man who came up with a potential low-cost solution to Ontario's critical shortage of ventilators is making his design for a pandemic ventilator freely available to anyone through an open source website. Retired respiratory therapist John Strupat said he made the decision...

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Goodhousekeeping- First, there was the thigh gap. Then there was the "bikini bridge." There have always been impossible body standards set in place for women, but the advent of actual names for indicators that one's body is good enough (aka thin enough) has turned body shaming into...

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Like literally everyone else, I dealt with acne as a teenager. And 13-year-old me assumed the red pimples and whiteheads on my face were just a part of growing up—and that they’d go away when I got older. Fast forward to age 25, and my acne was worse than ever. I had painful pustules...

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Sadly pain is a reality in our society. There are many families who are broken for various reasons. One of the most heartbreaking is emotional abandonment. Today I present the letter of a small to his father that I saw in the Spanish-speaking web portal eresmama.com. In it, we will discover that...

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Los vasos sanguíneos que aparecen visibles en el exterior de la piel, se conocen como rosácea, una enfermedad común que generalmente se manifiesta con el enrojecimiento de las mejillas. La rosácea es considerada una condición crónica de la piel que...

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El periodista y conductor mediático kirchnerista Mauro Viale confiesa haber cobrado más de $ 14.000.000 de la pauta oficial distribuida por la jefatura de gabinete kirchnerista que al parecer meses atrás de este 2016 negaba rotundamente los dichos del panelista Damián...

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(http://www.malditoinsolente.com/index.php/pura-imagen/fotografia/fotos-con-historia/2445-agusti-centelles) Las palabras circulan por el mundo, ya sea el suyo propio o el de más allá de sus fronteras, llevando sus valeres para expresar lo que debían, y/pero sufriendo los...

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(thedodo.com) The micro-mini pig craze has exploded over the past few years. There are YouTube pig celebrities. There are "trendsetters" like Victoria Beckham and Paris Hilton cooing over their tiny pigs. There was even a teacup pig appearance on How I Met Your Mother. But the acceptance...

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This stunning giraffe has not been photoshopped, she’s real! Omo, the 15-month-old beauty whose skin looks as if it was bleached, is suffering from leucism. It’s a condition that results in a partial loss of pigmentation. She was spotted in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania by Dr...

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The word karma is bandied around new-age movements as often as most of us have a cup of coffee, yet few of us really examine what karma actually is. Now don’t get me wrong, every self-respecting guru in training knows that karma is all about the idiot who treated you badly getting back what...

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Denise Van Huyssteen, whose weight had fluctuated for most of her life, craved a leaner, more toned physique. With an exercise programme that left much to be desired, and eating habits to match, she felt like that dream body was pretty much unattainable… Until everything changed. With a...

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When I was a child, a book brought home by my mother caused great sensation among the family. It was the delicious Eve in Nightgown, by Mexican author Marco Aurelio Almazan, an acid commentator of everything for everybody who, in that particular book reviewed in a very funny manner his relationship...

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Elizabeth Cochran Seaman was born on May 5, 1864, but if you don't recognize that name, she's better known as the journalist Nellie Bly. She grew up in Pennsylvania and as a young teenager she already wanted to work and have a career. Elizabeth's dad died when she was young,...

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Last week the French Minister of Ecology and Energy announced that France would cover over 600 miles (1,000 kilometers) of their roads with photovoltaic solar cells. Installing the solar-panel surface over the 621 miles of existing roads is expected to take five years. The surface is 7 mm thick,...

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