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Dave Chappelle and the history of the N-word on TV

I know the whites. "Why do we have to say that "Black Lives Matter"?", he says rhetorically. "I think we'll all miss him when he's gone". Chappelle concluded his monologue with an anecdote about how he recently visited the White House for a party that was attended mostly by black guests (and Bradley Cooper), and how it prompted him to reflect on the historical outcries that resulted when Abr... Continua a leggere...

Your Birth Year Might Help Shield You From Bird Flu Strains

The bad news is the very same imprinting that provides such great protection may be hard to alter with vaccines: "A good universal vaccine should provide protection where you lack it most, but the epidemiological data suggest we may be locked into strong protection against just half of the family tree of flu strains", he said. Continua a leggere...

British Red Squirrels Carry Bacteria that Cause Leprosy to Humans

Cole, who is also one of the study authors, continues by saying that Americans contracted leprosy because they hunted armadillos or kept them as pets, so park rangers should wear gloves when they handle red squirrels to prevent any infection. Continua a leggere...

ATMs to start dispensing Rs 2000 notes from today or tomorrow

ATMs to start dispensing Rs 2000 notes from today or tomorrow A special task force headed by a Reserve Bank of India deputy governor has been set up to expedite the process of recalibrating ATMs, which is expected to take 2-3 weeks. "So, 250,000 of these, mostly in rural areas, will be able to disburse larger number of cash", he said. That deadline was to end at midnight tonight, but has now been extended till November 24, he said. Continua a leggere...

Israel's ministers approve draft bill to legalise outposts

Israel's ministers approve draft bill to legalise outposts Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit warned the ministers that he would be unable to defend the bill before the supreme court. Nearly 20 percent of Israel's population is Arab and the traditional call to prayer rings from mosque loudspeakers five times a day. Continua a leggere...

More than 400 mn accounts exposed in attack on adult Web site

More than 400 mn accounts exposed in attack on adult Web site The hack, reported by Leaked Source , happened last month and affects more users than the MySpace hack (360 million) and Ashley Madison breach (32 million). Over 99% of all the passwords, including those hashed with SHA1, were cracked by Leaked Source meaning that any protection applied to them by Friend Finder Networks was wholly ineffective. Continua a leggere...

'Mud Dragon': Dinosaur Skeleton Found in China During Excavation

'Mud Dragon': Dinosaur Skeleton Found in China During Excavation Despite being a little late to investigate the circumstances leading up to the death - by 66 million years to be precise - of the bird-like dinosaur , researchers have found evidence that the beast probably got mired in the mud during a disastrous flood. Continua a leggere...

Brain implant lets completely paralysed woman communicate again

Brain implant lets completely paralysed woman communicate again In order to get the whole system working, the patient had to train her brain by playing Pong and whack-a-mole on the tablet, until she eventually could perform a "brain click" just by thinking about moving her right hand. "In effect, this patient has had a kind of remote control placed in her head, which enables her to operate a speech computer without the use of her muscles". Continua a leggere...

Oreo Just Released Its First-Ever Candy Bars

Oreo Just Released Its First-Ever Candy Bars Though our love of Oreo runs deep (like right down to our growling stomachs), our fave cookie brand has been throwing us for a loop lately with their totally unexpected flavors. Both are satisfyingly rich, crunchy candy bars - but don't replace that bottom drawer stash of Oreos just yet. They are surprisingly addictive, nearly like eating Oreo cookies with milk - nearly. Continua a leggere...

Depression rising among U.S. teens

Depression rising among U.S. teens Ramin Mojtabai. To examine trends over time in the prevalence of depression and mental health treatment, researchers examined nationally representative survey data from more than 172,000 teens and nearly 179,000 young adults. More research is needed to find out why this group is affected more, but experts suggest cyberbullying and negative texting experiences may play a role. Continua a leggere...

Andrei Vasilevskiy, Lightning shut out Islanders

Andrei Vasilevskiy, Lightning shut out Islanders Travis Hamonic returned to the Islanders just nine days after suffering a hand injury that was expected to keep him out for four to six weeks. However, New York was without fellow defenseman Dennis Seidenberg after he was placed on injured reserve with a broken jaw after getting hit in the face by a puck in Saturday night's overtime loss at Florida. Continua a leggere...

Senior medics call for immediate ban on misuse of antibiotics in farming

Following proper use of antibiotics, such as using these only under medical advice and disposing these drugs in safe and proper manner are some of the ways the general public can help in addressing this threat. He said World Health Organization in Geneva launched the Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance, which showed how antibiotics resistance is an increasing problem worldwide. Continua a leggere...

Adele announces she will finally tour Australia

She will also perform in Perth , Brisbane , Adelaide and Melbourne . "Yep! I am coming down under". The "Hello" superstar will play stadiums across the country next year, starting in Perth on February 28. Adele's third and most recent album 25 is eight-times platinum certified, and remains inside the top 30 after 51 weeks on the ARIA Albums Chart (including a months-long stint at No. Continua a leggere...

Ques at ATMs get longer as bank remain closed

Ques at ATMs get longer as bank remain closed These micro ATMs will dispense cash with same limits and rules as ATMs. Next big thing that hit the markets were new and fake 500 notes were released in the market which created a tensed environment all around. "The branch post offices will also be provided with adequate quantity of cash". This is because people want to withdraw currencies for emergency purposes since they can not make use of th... Continua a leggere...

NHS email blunder catches 1.2 million staff in 'reply all' chaos

NHS email blunder catches 1.2 million staff in 'reply all' chaos In June previous year the Department of Health announced that consultancy firm Accenture was the victor of the £60 million contract to provide the new NHSmail service, which covers NHS organisations in Scotland and England, beating competition from BT. Continua a leggere...

Diabete, screening gratuiti in Piazza Risorgimento

Diabete, screening gratuiti in Piazza Risorgimento Gemelli sposta i propri ambulatori specialistici nella Hall del Policlinico". Saranno inoltre offerti in omaggio, come ricordo della giornata , alcuni gadget a tema realizzati dai Giovani CRI del Comitato di Benevento . Il numero di persone che sviluppano il diabete di tipo 2 è in rapida crescita a causa di un'alimentazione non sempre corretta, nelle quantità e nella qualità, e per via... Continua a leggere...

Chance of surviving global flu pandemic linked to birth year

A United Kingdom expert said that could explain different patterns in flu pandemics. Research in Science journal looked at the 18 strains of influenza A and the hemagglutinin protein on its surface. Later in life, they rarely fell ill due to "blue lollipop" virus, called H5N1, but they died from "orange lollipop" called H7N9. Those born after 1968 appear to be protected against the second grou... Continua a leggere...

Philadelphia Eagles edge Atlanta Falcons, finally earn tightly contested win

Philadelphia Eagles edge Atlanta Falcons, finally earn tightly contested win This performance today wasn't pretty but if you would have told me the Falcons would be 6-4 at this point before the season, I would have been thrilled. The Eagles (5-4) got off to a great start as they drove 81 yards in 12 plays on their first possession of the game to take a 7-0 lead on running back Mathews' 4-yard touchdown run. Continua a leggere...

Trump says part of Mexican wall might be fence

Trump says part of Mexican wall might be fence CBS had released on Saturday two preview clips of the same " 60 Minutes " segment, Trump's first televised interview since winning the election last week. Some actions, like reversing President Obama's immigration executive actions, can be done unilaterally. Trump made headlines during the campaign by charging that Mexico was sending rapists, drug dealers and other criminals to the USA, and vo... Continua a leggere...

Solar Energy Centers Commissioned for Southern CA

Solar Energy Centers Commissioned for Southern CA BLM Director Neil Kornze said: "The completion of these projects is further proof that America's shift toward clean, renewable energy is underway". The Obama administration took action Thursday to boost development of solar and wind energy on public lands, part of President Barack Obama's strategy to develop cleaner domestic energy and reduce emissions blamed for global warming. Continua a leggere...


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