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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Researchers in United States debunk theory that wearing bras causes cancer

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post No support for idea bra use is linked to cancer It seems almost preposterous that a study like this one had to be conducted. But apparently the belief that wearing a bra for long periods of time can cause breast cancer persists, and it ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    United States researcher develops adjustable school textbooks

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by WASHPOST

    ... at Rice University in the United States believes we can do better. "Imagine a digital textbook where because I'm a different person and learn differently, my book is different from your ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: World Order, by Henry Kissinger

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by David Wilson

    ... Kissinger has amassed enormous experience. In his latest meditation, World Order, the 91-year-old American statesman argues that the United States must address mounting global tensions. Despite its ... European states for 300 years. Kissinger's key question is whether America can devise a modern equivalent and retain its standing as the fourth in a string of "world orders", ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    OzAsia Festival builds bond between South Australia and sister state Shandong

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:12pm by Sue Green

    ... it hails from? How many will know Shandong is South Australia's sister state? And how many will have any idea where it is? Thanks to diplomatic efforts, that is about to change: the Adelaide-based OzAsia Festival, now in its eighth edition, is this year a product of that 26-year-old sister state relationship. It's a tie Adelaide Festival Centre chief executive and artistic ...

  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    StealthGenie 'stalker app' maker arrested over its alleged privacy violation

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:58am by WASHPOST

    ... communications, something typically legal only for law enforcement. Activists working to prevent domestic violence have long urged United States officials to take more aggressive action on the hi-tech ...

  6. 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

    ... in a piece of toast. Australia, Britain and the United States shared the psychology prize for collecting evidence that people who habitually stay up late are, on average, more self-admiring, 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 ...

  7. News - World

    Why Apple locked latest operating system and threw away the key

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:34am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... move is pretty surprising. Not only had the company picked a pointless fight with the United States government, he said, it was potentially putting the public at risk. The only problem ... is primarily targeting the US government with its new encryption features. But this is shortsighted. Apple currently has retail stores in 14 countries and sells its phones in many more. The United ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Shenzhen Oct-Loft jazz festival brings 30 bands

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... a state-owned real estate company charged with converting an old manufacturing space into a creative hub. "They saw we had the network and know-how to deliver," Teng says. Across the street ...

  9. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft postpones release of Xbox One in mainland China

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:29am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... "hands-on gameplay, entertainment and Xbox One giveaways". An industry insider said the initial number of Xbox One consoles to be released "was not even close to a million units ... One, alongside popular titles from its games portfolio. Microsoft is being investigated by the State Administration for Industry and Commerce for alleged anti-monopoly practices. It has been ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    Sprayable caffeine offers the buzz without the crash

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:25am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... the same effect on cognitive performance as 100mg (a standard cup of coffee). Anything more does nothing to enhance your cognitive state or enable you to get more done in your day. What's ... the body to start going into a rest state, but when caffeine binds, it blocks adenosine from binding, with the result that the body doesn't wind down: you stay awake and don't become ...




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