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Non-Infectious Outbreaks: Bizarre Epidemics of Stuff That Shouldn't Be Contagious

An outbreak is usually caused by something infectious; some germ that likes to spread itself around. But sometimes things that shouldn’t be contagious spread themselves around. 395 more words

Biology

Döviz Kuru nedir? Döviz kuru türleri nelerdir?

DÖVİZ KURU Bir paranın diğer bir para cinsinden değerini gösteren kur, diğer bir tanıma göre de yabancı paranın yerli para cinsinden fiyatıdır. Dışa açık ülkeler alternatif döviz kuru sistemlerinden birini tercih etmek zorundadırlar. 34 more words

D. Carleton Gajdusek and Kuru in New Guinea

By John Rees

A new archival collection, The D. Carleton Gajdusek Papers, 1918–2000, is now available at the National Library of Medicine for those interested in virology and the ethnography and anthropology of Melanesia and Micronesia. 1,161 more words

Collections

The Rhythm of Botswana

The KhoiKhoi of the Kalahari Desert to this day still hold steadfast to their culture. The Healing Dance or Tsutsube is a sight to behold. Their mecca used be at Kuru Dance Festival near D’Kaar.  37 more words

You Won't Believe How My Family And I Managed To Get Through The Recession

I was born and raised in Smithers, a small, isolated town of about 5,000 people in central British Columbia. I lived in an old bungalow with my parents and three older brothers. 1,202 more words

NORD01: White Noise Sessions Volume 1

White Noise Studio: a small and cosy studio in the heart of rural Winterswijk in the east of The Netherlands. Also the go-to place for heavy and experimental bands and musicians from all over the world. 42 more words

Norwegianism Records

January Microadventure - 24 Hour Ski Race

This is my first of twelve microadventures. If you don’t know what a microadventure is or why I am doing one every month this year, head to my previous… 727 more words

Outdoors