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  1. Lifestyle - Books - AFRICA

    Book review: The Democratic Republic of Congo: Between Hope and Despair, by Michael Deibert

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by GDN

    ... Rory Carroll The Democratic Republic of Congo: Between Hope and Despair by Michael Deibert Zed 4 stars Rory Carroll Central Africa seldom commands outside attention. Its torments play ... responsibility for Congo's plight, a legacy of enslavement, looting and meddling dating back centuries. Michael Deibert's book is a scrupulously researched reminder of how this corner ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, June 15, 2014

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:50am by AGENCIES

    ... birds and mammals including people. Reuters   Greens hail victory on Congo gorilla habitat Conservationists have claimed one of their greatest successes in recent years after an unexpected decision by British oil company Soco to stop exploring in the Virunga world heritage site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The company caused international outrage when it was given ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - Drones

    Everyday drones will soon take to the skies for alls sorts of reasons

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... Democratic Republic of Congo to monitor rebel activity along the borders with Uganda and Rwanda. "Used imaginatively, future drones could detect stirrings of ethnic conflict, find survivors amid ...

  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    The science of slipping on a banana skin, and other Ig Nobel Prize winners

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... manipulative and psychopathic than early risers. The public health prize was shared by the Czech Republic, India, Japan and the United States for investigating whether it is mentally hazardous to own a cat. The Czech Republic, Germany and Zambia won the biology prize for documenting that when dogs defecate and urinate, they prefer to align their body axis with earth's north-south ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Paradigm shift in who decides what makes the news- editors or tech bosses?

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by GUARDIAN

    ... a news ecosystem that automatically favours one type of story over another can pour very cold water on democratic debate. It is also an editorial issue. Platforms that want public trust should ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Academics pledge to help students who boycott classes over suffrage row

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:12pm by Luisa Tam

    ... democratic movement in a gradual, but consistent way." Wong feels students can learn from the entire movement to fight against the decision. He adds: "As the first step towards ... this is strictly a matter of free, individual choice," he writes. While he fears the Occupy Central movement will not change the central government's mind on democratic reform, Mathews says: ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Scientists are closing in on drugs that may stop the deadly Ebola virus

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:56am by Bloomberg

    ... the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is transmitted to people through the blood and other secretions of wild animals such as chimpanzees, gorillas, bats and porcupines, according to the WHO. Humans ... succumbed to the disease, Jasarevic said. The deadliest recorded outbreak was in Congo in 1995, when 254 of the 315 people infected died, according to the WHO. All the outbreaks in the past decade ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Urban planner marks Hong Kong down

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:36am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... but you can't get to most of it. Peter Cookson Smith At the same time, he says Taiwan's democratic reforms led to a change in Taipei's approach to urban planning, with more emphasis ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Music Lab's mission: take it to the public

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:38pm by Elaine Yau

    ... Republic at the age of 11, to the moody 17-year-old who often cut class or acted up over his parents' divorce.) Classical music is not always solemn. It can be humorous and entertaining, ...

  10. Lifestyle - MUSIC

    Album of the Week: My Everything by Ariana Grande

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... Madeline Gressel My Everything Ariana Grande Republic Records   As far as super-mainstream pop goes, Ariana Grande's second album, My Everything, is incredibly polished. Grande may look about half of her 21 years, but she's a vocal powerhouse and a musical mogul in the making. Often compared to Mariah Carey, Grande wastes no time proving the connection with airy ...




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