Alien Looking Baby Scares Mother in India

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A face not even a mother could love?

A mother delivered an abnormal baby yesterday at Dr Hiren Thumer’s hospital in Gondal in Gujarat. Sonal Waghela who delivered the baby fell unconscious when she saw its face for the first time. She is not willing to look at its face, as it is deformed and looks like a baby from a different planet…

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Robot Elephant Offers Hope To Autistic Children

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A new hope for autism

A robotic elephant that can hug using its trunk and has hundreds of potential facial expressions is offering hope to autistic children. Scientists at Vrije University in Brussels have developed the robot, which is now being trialled with children from Romanian orphanages which they believe could be a major breakthrough for children suffering from autism.

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National Clean Off Your Desk Day


Today is the day to clean things up.

Are you concerned about what may be hiding in those piles on your desk? Tackle that messy desktop during National Clean Off Your Desk Day. This special day was originated by Anne Chase Moeller who often helped out in her father’s office and shared his incredibly cluttered desk. In order to create a place where she could work, she would spread a cloth over his chaos and then do her work…

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Study Links Meditation to Telomerase, An Anti-Age Enzyme


Meditation may make the body age more slowly.

It’s always awesome when meditation is given a nod by science and shed of its commonly regarded view as a new-agey, inaccessible practice. In 2009 and 2010, we shared meditation’s practical application to common health ailments as studied by researchers: heart disease and depression.

I’m not sure how I missed this third incredible find from TIME that was issued at the tail end of last year. Could we meditators also have a leg up in the longevity factor?

According to researchers at the University of California-Davis, quite possibly…

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11-Year Old Is Building a House

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Opunake’s Dylan Karam, 11, got his first hammer for his fifth birthday and has never been far from a building site ever since.

Dylan Karam, 11, of Opunake, New Zealand, is building a house:

Since getting a hammer when he was five, Dylan has never been far from a construction site and has helped builders around Opunake in the last six years.

But it is his latest project that could be his most impressive…

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Inmates in UK Prison Repair Bikes and Donate Them To African Schoolchildren


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Inmates at Gloucester prison in the UK are spending some of their free time (and you have a lot of that in prison) repairing donated bikes which are then shipped by Jole Rider to a partner organisation in Gambia, Africa. Once there, the bikes can change kids lives by allowing them to get to school. Bikes remain school property, with teachers allocating them to the students who need them most. When a child graduates from school, their bike is re-allocated to another child, multiplying the long-term impact of each bike.

Once at least 333 bikes have been refurbished, they are packed in a container and sent to Africa…

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Face Blindness Research at University of Minnesota in Minneapolis


Researchers at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis are working with children who have face blindness (prosopagnosia) to try to come up with ways to treat people who have difficulty recognizing and distinguishing between faces. According to the researchers in this video face blindness affects 1 to 2% of all children…

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Chinese Computer Geek Has Fitting Headstone

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A headstone carved in the shape of a monitor.

Computer geek Hu Chuang got the ultimate i-Bod – after he died at his screen while emailing friends.

Chuang, 26, from Chongqing, south west China, was so geeky about computers his family had a headstone carved for him in the shape of a monitor giving his dates of birth and death.

Stonemasons also included a keyboard and a mouse with a picture of tragic Chuang to complete the tombstone tribute…

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7 Billion


Sometime this year, the world’s population will pass the 7 billion mark. By 2045, that figure is expected to be 9 billion. National Geographic is beginning a year-long series on how the world’s population came to be, where we are headed, and the challenges that come with so many of us living together. Those challenges include energy consumption, education, birth control, natural resources, immigration, and more.

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Scientists Find Evidence For ‘Chronesthesia,’ or Mental Time Travel

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Is your brain aware of more than the time right now?

Researchers have found evidence for “chronesthesia,” which is the brain’s ability to be aware of the past and future, and to mentally travel in subjective time. They found that activity in different brain regions is related to chronesthetic states when a person thinks about the same content during the past, present, or future…

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5 Clever Anti-Theft Gadgets


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We all own many different cool gadgets and items that are important to us either for the utility they provide or perhaps because of an intimate or personal reason. Whatever the reason is, we really hate it when someone comes and touches our personal belongings and worst yet…steals them.

In order to avoid such mishaps and unfortunate events, we have gathered here a great collection of different Anti Theft Gadgets and Bizarre Designs that are meant to help individuals make their devices and belongings less attractive, appealing or desired to a normal bystander.

The following aren’t guaranteed to deter thieves or work colleagues from getting at your gadgets but are meant as additional things to make them think a second time before getting at your personal stuff…

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