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Upcoming Poetry and Drawing Contests Themed on ‘Peace’

The following announcement comes from Dr. Stephen Gill, a well-known poet and fiction writer. Poetry Contest Deadline: October 10, 2014. Winners will be announced at Bharat Times Banquet 2014 (to be announced later) and all participants will be recognized. Age of participants: 18 years and up. Subject: Peace Is (The poem must entail what peace is and not the lack…

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Nicocigs Advertisement Banned by ASA

by Jenny Richards Since 2003, the general advertisement of cigarettes has been banned and now electronic cigarettes seem to be suffering the same fate with the recent announcement that e-cigarette brand ‘Nicocigs’ must change and adjust their advertisement accordingly. According to news.uk.msn, the advertisement produced by Nicocigs, which was headlined with the phrase ‘kicks butts’…

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Empathy Can Flow Across Species, Confirms New Research

For ages, people and a variety of animals have lived together as members of a single habitat. Part of this ecological kinship is reflected in the biological as well as social traits that exist in similar forms across species. The latest research carried out by scientists at Lund University of Sweden confirms this cross-species relationship.…

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Carbyne Possibly World’s Hardest Material, Suggests New Research

by Edward Lakatis Diamond may not be the hardest known substance on this planet after all, for a new study by researchers in Houston, Texas, finds Carbyne as the hardest substance. ECN reports that Boris Yakobson and his research group at Rice University in Houston, Texas, calculated various properties of Carbyne, including tensile strength, tensile…

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Gems and Jewelry Business Rising in America

by Edward Lakatis Gem and jewelry business has been one of the most profitable professions for humans dating back to centuries in the history of human civilizations. The passion continues and grows today as new designs and polishing techniques give a dazzling look to individual pieces of gems, and the eye of camera follows them around…

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Scientists Announce Landmark Invention of Carbon-Nanotube Computer

by Edward Lakatis Scientists in California have made news worldwide by announcing a new invention that can possibly revolutionize the world of electronics, especially of nanotechnology. The invention in question is the first computer based on carbon-nanotubes. As reported by World Science, the article describing the carbon-nanotube computer was published in the September 25th issue of…