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A new map of the Peruvian Amazon, the race to explore the deep ocean, and a rock album reimagined

As usual, the TED community has lots of news to share this week. Below, some highlights.

A map to guide conservation. After almost eight years of… 701 more words

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Valentine's Day Aftermath: Water in Heaven Contaminated with Postinor 2

SPARTANIA, THE HEAVENS – Following activities on earth on the occasion of Valentine’s day celebration, the water supply in system in the Heavens was reported to be contaminated with high concentrations of oral contraceptives. 135 more words

CrankyYank Vol. 49: Executive Hoarder | @ColdWarKids: 'Mystical' Video | 'Heroic Freedom Nerds' [UPDATED] & More

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“Imperial President” was just one of the playful nicknames his opponents gave former president Obama. “He’s a dictator!” they said; an “ 1,000 more words

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[News]: NovaFuture Blog & Gramofonowa. collaborate for Poland Special

NovaFuture Blog X Gramofonowa. *Poland Special*

We are very happy to present you soon a special about the polish technoscene in a collaboration from Gramofonowa and NovaFuture Blog. 81 more words

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Grooming Pubic Hair could Increase STI Risk

Those that groom their pubic hair have a higher self-reported history of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI), according to researchers from California.

The study examined the grooming practices of both men and women and found that those who groom (either by shaving, waxing, or cutting with scissors) had a higher incidence of contracting STI’s than those that do not. 155 more words

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Presidential Election Recount Question

Jill Stein was asked at a recent press conference about her push for recounts only in states that might help Hillary Clinton. 327 more words


Vaginal Rings Prevent HIV Transmission

Vaginal rings help prevent HIV infection in African women, according to researchers. The ring was proven to be both safe and effective, providing extended protection against women who are at high-risk for contracting the disease. 222 more words