Indian man cooks for a village

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by Marina Morg

Posted on August 30, 2018

Indian man cooks for a village

In India, a wiry, weathered man wearing a white lungi (a type of sarong) and no shoes, holds up an enormous steel tray of a hundred raw chicken legs for the camera filming him. He douses them with turmeric, red chili powder, garlic, and yogurt, and then sets a rusted wok over a fire built from hunks of bark. He fills the wok with a puddle of oil and sets the meat bubbling with spices over the roaring fire. Farm animals whistle and bark in the distance, and people mutter in Tamil offscreen…

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Disney offers to pay tuition for 80,000 hourly workers

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by Ruxandra Helici

Posted on August 28, 2018

Disney offers to pay tuition for 80,000 hourly workers

The Walt Disney Corporation has just announced that it will now be offering free tuition to all of their hourly part-time and full-time workers in the United States. Their program, which will be available to 80,000 employees nationwide starting in the fall, will help staffers pursue their high school diplomas, college degrees, or trade certifications for free. “The Walt Disney Company will cover 100 percent of tuition upfront and will also reimburse application fees and required books an…

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The Philippines will have its first ecological resort that looks like a dream!

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by Bel G

Posted on August 21, 2018

The Philippines will have its first ecological resort that looks like a dream!

The Nautilus Eco-Resort, which will be in the Philippines, is one of the most innovative projects in the world for its construction based on recycling, solar energy and its futuristic imprint. It will be an ecological resort built from the reuse of materials, in the shape of a snail and with revolving towers. Its spiral shape will have visually appealing designs and can accommodate more than 500 guests…

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A board game with 20 million units sold that encourages collaboration

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by Marina Morg

Posted on August 15, 2018

A board game with 20 million units sold that encourages collaboration

At the end of the 80s, Klaus Teuber was on the verge of ruin. The bank was going to seize his house because the family business - a modest dentist's office in Darmstadt, a few kilometres from Frankfurt - entered a phase of difficult difficulties to overcome. To escape from the problems, Teuber locked himself in a small clinic room and designed board games. A friend suggested that he should show it to a company, and they published it…

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In a Turkish city, it is customary to give a hot dish to those who need it most

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by Bel G

Posted on August 13, 2018

In a Turkish city, it is customary to give a hot dish to those who need it most

The Merkez Restaurant located in a city east of Turkey, in Karakocan. He was the pioneer of the tradition of feeding the needy. This custom has been passed from generation to generation for decades, today in the hands of Mehmet Ozturk, its current owner. At 55 years old, Mehmet says that he always maintains at least three tables free of diners and reserved for the neediest, even at busy times. And at least 15 people come to your restaurant every day to receive a free plate…

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Fresh pickings: prescribing produce, not pills

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by Ruxandra Helici

Posted on August 10, 2018

Fresh pickings: prescribing produce, not pills

Detroit-based prescription service is not for drugs, but for fresh fruit and vegetables…

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Successfully transplanted the liver of a minor donor to a 13-year-old girl and an 8-month-old baby

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by Bel G

Posted on August 8, 2018

Successfully transplanted the liver of a minor donor to a 13-year-old girl and an 8-month-old baby

The Vall d'Hebron hospital in Barcelona has successfully performed a liver transplant performed by the split procedure, which consists of dividing the donor's liver to obtain fully functional grafts for two recipients, in this case, a 13-year-old girl and a 8-months baby. The liver donor was also a minor and the receiving girls were in a critical situation that could only be resolved with a transplant. The head of the hepatobiliopancreatic surgery and transplant service at the Vall d'Hebron ho…

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A boy of 12 years, the youngest university student in Mexico

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by Bel G

Posted on August 7, 2018

A boy of 12 years, the youngest university student in Mexico

With the amazement and energy of a child but with the maturity and responsibility of an adult, Carlos Santamaría will study in one of the most prestigious universities in Latin America. With only 12 years old, this child will study biomedical physics at the UNAM. When Carlos Santamaría goes out to play like the other kids his age, few imagine that his IQ is so high that he will start a university career this week…

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They create a plastic bag that dissolves in water and does not contaminate

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by Bel G

Posted on August 6, 2018

They create a plastic bag that dissolves in water and does not contaminate

Researchers at the Chilean company "SoluBag" have created water-soluble plastic bags that do not harm the environment. The innovation does not contain the harmful petroleum derivatives of ordinary plastic, which here have been replaced by derivatives of a non-polluting limestone. It is a product developed with a material similar to plastic, but which disappears when it comes into contact with water…

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Laurent Simons, the Belgian boy who will start university at age 8

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on August 1, 2018

Laurent Simons, the Belgian boy who will start university at age 8

At age 8, he received his high school diploma and made the difference. At first glance, he seems common among the thousands of students who graduate in schools around the world…

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