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Here's What We Should Learn From Nigeria's Incredible Effort To Shut Down Ebola

Americans need only look to Nigeria to calm their fears about an Ebola outbreak in the US.

Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, can provide a “hopeful roadmap to overall containment,”

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Citizen Pulls Over Cop and Lets Him Off With A Verbal Warning (EPIC)

Here at Heightnd we are all about empowering the public to make their lives and the lives of people around them better. We want to encourage people to know and stand up for their rights and be aware that we… 131 more words

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The Struggle for Survival of the Roma People: Europe's Most Hated - YouTube

This is probably too long (17 mins) for you to watch but I’m sure you know what a problem Roma immigration in Europe is.  The horrible thing is, in the case of the Roma my heart is with the right wingers.   80 more words

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Building the world's largest radio telescope

In 2012, South Africa won the bid to host the largest part of the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project. It will consist of more than 2,500 telescopes spread out across the nation and partner countries in Africa.

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Police Departments: Civil Forfeiture

In many jurisdictions, the money can go to pay for salaries, advanced equipment and other perks. When salaries and perks are on the line, officers have a strong incentive to increase the seizures, as evidenced by an increase in the regularity and size of such seizures in recent years.

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