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Mobile telephony is known worldwide. We communicate through it with people who are in different parts of the globe.

Besides, we can share photos, send messages and store music. We carry our phones every day and it seems that we cannot live without “texting” what we do.

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Scientists think they may have found a way to eradicate HIV in babies born with the disease!


Last year, scientists made the shocking announcement that they had prevented a baby born H.I.V. from developing the disease by using an aggressive drug treatment just 30 hours after they baby was born. Now the existence of a second baby, saved using the same treatment, has been revealed!


A leading researcher believes there may be 5 more newborns “cured” in the same way in Canada, and yet another 3 in South Africa. A clinical trial for 60 more children who will be born with the disease is set to begin soon.


If that trial works, it’ll take years of following the babies lives to determine whether it has, then the protocol for treating all 250,000 babies born infected each year worldwide will change entirely. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, executive director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, stated:


“This could lead to major changes, for two reasons. Both for the welfare of the child, and because it is a huge proof of concept that you can cure someone if you can treat them early enough."

It seems to be a common misunderstanding that the average worker collecting minimum wage...

• Caramel gets its flavor from browning sugar, butter and cream; it adds a rich, mouth-filling flavor


• Cashews add nutty, roasted flavor notes


• Salt reduces sweetness and increases the bitterness of the chocolate and butter in the caramel, creating a richer flavor

‘Happy in NYC’ is a project launched by Geoffery Stevens simply as a way of brining more happiness into the world. He’s spent the last two weeks filming people dancing to the song all over New York.


“I’m shooting various New Yorkers all over the city in places and neighborhoods that make them happy. Or bringing the happy to places and people that could use some.”


We’ve listed a couple below. Check out his Tumblr to see all of the ones he’s shot so far. This inspires me to do something similar in London!


Ali Moustafa, 29, and seven others were killed Sunday when a pair of explosive devices were dropped in a rebel-held part of Aleppo, Syria.

Deep in New York City is The Puppetman. This beautiful character profile introduces you to a brilliantly eccentric man who’s been honing in on his craft for over 25 years and is about to get evicted from his apartment for being ‘a nuisance’. A truly delicate and enticing piece of work by Ema Ryan Yamazaki.

Referendum shows 95.5% in favour of joining Russia, as US condemns Kremlin's 'dangerous' escalation.


Crimea voted to secede from Ukraine in a referendum that most of the world has condemned as illegal. Early results – when 50% of the votes were counted – showed that 95.5% of ballots were in favour of joining Russia.


As the results rolled in, they were met with neither surprise nor welcome by the west. Russian president Vladimir Putin told Barack Obama in a phone call on Sunday night that the referendum endorsing Crimea becoming part of Russia was legal and should be accepted, according to the Kremlin. However, Obama said that the US rejected the results and warned that Washington was ready to impose sanctions on Moscow over the crisis.

LIVR is a social networking app that you can only access if you’re drunk...

$5,000 in donations may seem like a lot of money, but considering that Gaga’s charity raised $2.1 million dollars, you have to wonder what the hell happened to the rest of the money.


$300,000 in strategic consulting

$62,836 on stage productions

$50,000 on social media

$50,000 on event coordination

$406,552 on legal

$150,000 on philanthropic consulting

$60,000 on research

$58,768 on publicity fees

$78,000 on travel

$72,000 on salaries

$808,661 on “other”

$5,000 on grants to organizations or individuals


What the hell is other?

Childhood obesity represents one of the biggest health problems of the country particularly for Hispanics. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 20 percent of Hispanic children between 12 and 19 years old suffer from obesity.


In contrast, the 18 percent of all children between 12 and 19 years old suffer from obesity too.

First there were strangers kissing each other on video, then were there strangers of the canine variety sniffing each other.

Star Wars fanatics now have a timeline for the next episode in the intergalactic space drama. Bob Iger, CEO of the Walt Disney Company, said yesterday at the company's shareholders' meeting that...

The electronics giant unveiled Project Morpheus, a virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4 video game console, during an event at this week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

When a cruise line moves a ship from one destination to another for the season on a one-way repositioning cruise, you can nearly always snag a good deal. This year you can take a cruise from the U.S. to Europe for cheaper than airfare.

Russia’s aggression in Ukraine is a “wake-up call” for the Atlantic military alliance and other international institutions that have buttressed European security and stability for decades, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Wednesday.


“We live in a different world than we did less than a month ago,” Rasmussen said in a previously scheduled Brookings Institution speech that was adjusted to reflect a sudden crisis that he called Europe’s “gravest threat . . . since the end of the Cold War.”

1. Memory loss that disrupts daily life.


2. Challenges in planning or solving problems.


3. Difficulty completing familiar tasks.


4. Confusion with time or place.


5. Trouble understanding visual images or spatial relationships.


6. New problems with words in speaking or writing.


7. Misplacing things and losing the ability to re-trace steps.


8. Decreased or poor judgment.


9. Withdrawal from work or social activities.


10. Changes in mood and personality.

Nothing is as delicious as the taste of fresh food.


Nowadays, growing them in your home is easy, even in large cities where having a green space seems almost a luxury.


In this mini guide, we will tell you how to grow herbs; you need a few things some patience, and to feel like eating better and better.


1. Light


2. The flowerpots


3. Soil


4. Seeds


5. Irrigation

Let’s face it: Sometimes, you have to work hard for a relationship to flourish. Listen as these single people share their stories about the efforts they put into making their love connections happen. They know it takes more than a bouquet of roses or a home-cooked meal to make romance a reality; sometimes you have to help love grow along the path to success!

Sunday night’s clasico featured seven goals, three equalisers, a Lionel Messi hat-trick, three penalties and a red card. Its outcome has also left the destiny of the championship a compulsive, tight and three-horse race.

Villains galore!


Sony released the final trailer today for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. This preview contains more Harry Osborn, less Electro, and a bit more of Rhino in action.


“I do some web design…”


You can catch Spidey and all his sass in theaters May 2nd, 2014!

24 hours after the last cigarette: Carbon monoxide disappears from your body.


One week after the last cigarette: The senses are heightened even more, specially taste, the skin is pink and less oily, and the hair is cleaner.


Important: 72 hours after quitting smoking, nicotine is no longer present in the body; from that moment, craving smoking is not physical but psychological, that is to say that is more associated with the dependence on smoke itself than nicotine abstinence.

This Saturday is World Water Day – a day the United Nations and its member countries have devoted to promoting sustainable management of the world's water resources. It seems fitting that it falls in March, women’s history month, because the lives of women and their families are inextricably linked to access to clean water and sanitation.

Over the last eight years, I’ve spent countless hours speaking with women and girls in Haiti about how access to clean water and sanitation shapes their lives.

Long before the 2010 earthquake, women told me how poor...

Serious questions have been raised about the Alberqueque Police Department after helmet footage from the fatal shooting of a homeless camper in the foothills surfaced.


The video, shows 38-year old James M. Boyd being shot and killed, in what appears to be the process of his complying with police officers.


New Albuquerque Police chief Gorden Eden says the video shows that officer involved shooting is justified.


Warning: The video below is graphic and contains images not suitable for all viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.


The two officers who fired shots remain on leave. Boyd’s family has yet to be located.

The mudslide happened Saturday morning. Several people, including an infant, were critically injured, at least six houses were destroyed, and 176 people are missing or unaccounted for, the Associated...

As crews continue to search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the airline's CEO announced a $5,000 compensation offer for missing passengers' next of kin.

Last September three daredevils (or crazy people, depending who you ask) jumped off 1 World Trade Center, 1,368 feet up in the air.


All three turned themselves into authorities Monday, and this incredible footage of the long leap, shot from a helmet cam, was released for the first time.


But this thrilling and beautiful video comes at a cost…


Andrew Rossig (33), James Brady (32), Marko Markovich (27) and Kyle Hartwell (29) were arraigned late Monday night. They face charges of misdemeanor reckless endangerment and misdemeanor jumping from a structure in addition to felony burglary.


Police Commissioner William Bratton had the following to say on the situation:


“These arrests should send a message to anyone thinking about misusing a landmark this way. Being a thrill-seeker does not give immunity from the law.”



For those of you with a fear of heights, you might want to skip this one because…

‘Action Movie Kid’ is a series of awesome short videos where Dreamworks animator Daniel Hashimoto animates his son as an epic superhero, intergalactic explorer, and a Jedi! Check them out!

There are not many places in the world where you could get away with something like this, but South Africa seems to be one of them. And for too many, the risk is far greater than prison time. They call it ‘staff riding’, a scarily common sport for dare-devil thrill-seekers which involves jumping aboard moving trains and surfing on the carriage roofs, dodging 3,000 volt electric cables...

Estately answered this question with its Zombie Apocalypse Preparedness Rankings, which were determined using the 11 metrics below that measure fighting ability, knowledge of zombies, physical fitness, and access to weapons…


1. Active Military Personnel: States with more soldiers per capita means states with more people who are physically fit, trained to fight, and have access to weapons...



But… it’s also kinda brilliant.

Scientists and officials meeting in Japan have published the most comprehensive assessment to date of the impacts of climate change on the world.

‘Action Movie Kid’ is a series of awesome short videos where Dreamworks animator Daniel Hashimoto animates his son as an epic superhero, intergalactic explorer, and a Jedi! Check them out!

The gun smoke had barely cleared at Fort Hood last Wednesday afternoon when word of an assault by an armed serviceman spread like wild fire.


Even before the exact dimensions of the shooting spree were known, news outlets around the country carried scary messages about the latest active shooter situation.

Remember the Power Glove, that ridiculous dud of a gaming accessory marketed by Nintendo in the late '80s? Well, it’s back—in the form of an oven mitt.

Beware of all the feels. If you’re a daddy’s girl, prepare yourself.


After Jim Zetz, 62, was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer last year, he reached out to photographer Lindsey Villatoro to make sure he and his family could capture some happy moments on film.

" Thank you very much for having me… and for the opportunity for me to be called an expert in something, because that’s cool. I don’t know if you know who I am at all. You told me you never saw ‘Knocked Up’, Chairman, so… that’s a little insulting. First I should answer the question I assume many of you are asking:


Yes, I’m aware this has nothing to do with the legalization of marijuana."

Sleep.  Anyone who’s pulled an all-night study session knows how precious it is.


Odds are that you also know how important it is to your health.  A lack of sleep can lead to heart attacks, high blood pressure, and even aneurysms!  CNN called sleep deprivation the leading health problem affecting Americans today!

The latest research, conducted on mice, found that love-making greatly increased the creation of neurons located within the...

The difference between drinking a beer or coffee is much greater than previously thought.


Normally, we associate coffee as a beverage that helps us to be more awake and alert, while beer helps us to relax and disconnect, but the difference does not stop there.


Each of these drinks has a very different effect on a cellular level, as explained in a recent article.


But the most interesting part is that the type of games that the participants played, allowed predicting the volume of the entorhinal gray matter.


The most important were: puzzles, logic games and the ones that included platforms.


The action-based and role-based games  were the ones that had a negative effect on the volume of the brain structure. According to what the authors explain.


Photos & Designs

of the Week



Photographer Sherstin

What Motivates You?


Design by, Lina Garzon

Liquid Lamp


Photographer globalunion

Old Man


Design by Selçuk Kalaman

Online Degree #1: Bachelor's in Business Administration

Has your nine to five job kept you from pursuing the business administration degree you've always wanted? Consider studying online.


Online Degree #2: Associate's in Dental Hygiene

If you thought the only way to study dental hygiene was by driving to and from school every day, think again!


Online Degree #3: Bachelor's in Fashion Design

Do you wish you could get your design skills Fashion Week-ready without letting go of your current responsibilities?

Source: Landmark Custom Homes

By Joanne Cleaver


Of all the misfired home improvements that Daniel Fries has observed in his 30 years as a home appraiser, aquariums top his list of 2012 loss leaders — home improvements that offered little to no return on investment.


“It’s not a prudent investment,” deadpans Fries, who is based in Atlanta. The tank’s glass fogs, while grimy filters emit an odor of rotting seaweed. Even worse — yes, it gets worse — some owners repurpose fish aquariums as reptile dwellings. And few things send a potential home buyer fleeing faster than the sight of a bull snake in the dining room.


Aquariums top our list of “improvements” with poor return on investment, but every project on that list has at least one thing in common: a profound mismatch between a homeowner’s intent and a neighborhood’s standards.


Local culture, preferences, and market conditions dictate return on improvements. Sink your money into amenities that don’t reflect the norm for your immediate area, and you won’t even gain a 5 percent premium over neighboring homes, regardless of what you spent, says Kevin Cross, owner of the Anchorage, AK-based real estate agency Cross & Associates.

Rome (CNN) -- The cardinals who must pick a successor to Pope Benedict XVI after he steps down on February 28 could meet to make the decision sooner than thought, a Vatican spokesman said Saturday.


The conclave, the meeting which will bring together the 117 cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church, could start before March 15 if all the cardinals are already in Rome, Father Federico Lombardi said.










Lombardi had previously said the conclave was likely to start between March 15 and 19.


But he gave new details Saturday, saying that because the...

The way you snooze is not scientifically linked to your personality, but it can affect your health.

• How momentary transitions can safeguard your romance from betrayal


• Six seconds to a better relationship


• Reunited, and it feels so good...


Sure, singing telegrams are not as popular as they used to be. If you're looking to surprise someone, though, or just put the spotlight on him or her for a couple of minutes, look no further. If you really want to ramp up the shock, you can have a singing telegram delivered on live television.


That's what happened to weather and traffic reporter Amy Aaronson of WLTX-TV in Columbia, South Carolina.


After finishing the forecast and traffic report, Aaronson is visibly shocked as a loud voice is heard from offscreen. Then, "Captain Telegram," the man hired to sing her birthday wishes, bursts in front of camera with her and starts performing his routine.

We all love to send quick text messages, right? Texts can show our undying love, growing devotion for someone, and anticipation about an upcoming great time with a date.


However, there a few texts you can send that will have a man running for the door instead of bringing him closer to you. Below are seven types of text messages that no man really wants to see… ever.


Scary text #1: “I can’t stop thinking about you”


Scary text #2: “We need to talk”

Women have more nightmares than men.


What you smell while you sleep affects the contents of your dreams.


Sleeping brain is similar to awake brain.


Dreaming eases pain.

Because of that, Feb. 15 starts the busy season for divorce lawyers, as people who were unhappy with their marriages heading into the day often decide that they no longer want to be with the one they used to love.


A study of divorce filings in New York, Illinois and California by...

The country climbed five places in the 'ranking' of happiness and came to the first place. Doubts by economy.


Although several years have been very close, for the first time Colombia is the happiest country in the world, according to the Global barometer of happiness and hope, that performed in 54 countries worldwide network (Win - Gallup International) market research companies.


Last year, in the same survey, we were the sixth place behind countries very prosperous as the Netherlands and Switzerland.


This year, we are first, followed by Malaysia, Brazil and Saudi Arabia.

President Obama called for colleges to rein in their costs during his State of the Union address Tuesday night. But new data shows those who attend schools with lower tuition often end up paying in other ways.


Students who go to the most affordable four-year public colleges are more...

A 12-year-old recently had quite the show-and-tell at school: According to the Detroit News, she brought a backpack stuffed with $20,000 in cash.



Police, who declined to name the girl, said the student received it from a child who lives across the street from her in Taylor, outside of Detroit.


Word got around at the local Sixth Grade Academy that the girl was handing out cash to her friends. That’s when the principal stepped in and called the police.

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