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Where do Easter Eggs & Chocolate Bunnies come from?

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Where do Easter eggs come from? Why do the children eat chocolate rabbits? And what about that game looking for hare’s eggs in the garden? We take a look at the symbolism behind Easter and its traditions and we find some common values and eternal cycles of respect for reproduction and human life. As Easter approaches, let us take a look at the symbolism... 

Human Biometric Chip Implants Being Tested Around the World

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In some areas of the world, payment systems that require palm scanning or face scanning are already being tested. We have entered an era where biometric security is being hailed as the “solution” to the antiquated security methods of the past. We are being promised that the constant problems that hackers are causing with our credit cards, bank accounts,... 

South Korea arrests captain of sunken ferry

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South Korean authorities have arrested the captain of a ferry which sank two days ago with more than 470 people onboard. Lee Joon-seok arrived in court late on Friday to face a prosecutor’s request for his formal arrest. The captain faces several charges, including negligence of duty and violation of maritime law. Official reports say an inexperienced... 

US to send thousands of troops in Poland to counter Russia

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The Pentagon may deploy more ground troops in Poland, although the number may be much smaller than what the eastern European NATO member wants to see. Washington is seeking to reassure allies amid fears of a Russian aggression. Warsaw and Washington may announce the deployment of additional American troops in Poland next week, Polish Defense Minister Tomasz... 

Obama’s top advisor says confrontational kids are future terrorists

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White House counterterrorism and Homeland Security adviser Lisa Monaco gave a speech this week in which she urged parents to watch their children for signs of “confrontational” behavior which could be an indication of them becoming terrorists. During the speech at at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government on Tuesday night, Monaco, who... 

UK invaded by killer shrimps, zebra mussels & giant Asian hornets

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Alien wildlife species, such as killer shrimps and zebra mussels, are invading Britain at a rate never seen before, the UK parliament’s green watchdog warns. Meanwhile, giant Asian hornets that have caused six deaths in France are on their way to the UK. MPs from the Environmental Audit Committee urged the British government to introduce new laws to tackle... 

Second Malaysia flight MH370 mystery arises

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A second mystery around the disappearance of Flight MH370 has largely gone unnoticed: why hasn’t the United States been in the forefront of providing information about it? The implications of this question are massive. America has a fleet of the most sophisticated spy satellites, called “keyhole” satellites, covering the earth’s surface... 

Kirsten Dunst under Feminist fire for being Feminine

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Actress Kirsten Dunst has come under fire for expressing her opinion that it is still OK for women to embody traditional gender roles and depend on a man from time to time. In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar in the U.K., the actress, who played a damsel in distress in 2002′s Spiderman, apologetically commented on how women taking on roles at home traditionally... 

Tech giants working on world-wide direct satellite internet

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Tech giants are attempting at transmitting Internet signals to remote parts of the world using aircraft deployed in atmospheric space. The course of action could draw upon drones, satellites, high-altitude balloons, blimps or other flying machines. With this end in sight, Google acquired Titan Aerospace this week, a maker of solar-powered drones. Titan’s... 

Fukushima manager admits embarrassing failure

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The manager of the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has admitted not having full control of the facility. Contrary to the statements of the Japanese PM, TEPCO’s Akira Ono said attempts to plug the leaks of radioactive water had failed. “It’s embarrassing to admit, but there are certain parts of the site where we don’t have full control,”... 

NASA discovers Earth-like planet in Habitable Zone

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Kepler-186f resides in the Kepler-186 system about 500 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cygnus. NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has found an Earth-sized planet within the habitable zone of the star it orbits, the space agency announced Thursday. The planet, which NASA calls Kepler-186f, is located in the constellation Cygnus, about 500 light-years... 

Malaysia sets international expert panel to probe plane’s mystery

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More than five weeks after the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner the Kuala Lumpur government says it is going to launch an international expert panel to probe the plane’s mystery. Malaysian Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Thursday that the Malaysian cabinet would discuss forming the panel to look into the incident. “We are forming a... 

Sweden passes law that will prosecute people for criticizing immigration

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A new law will come into effect in Sweden after Christmas 2014, that will allow people to be prosecuted for criticizing immigration or politician’s unwillingness to tackle the issue. The Constitutional Committee’s report has been voted for in parliament, seen in a letter from the Parliamentary Offices. Member of Parliament Andrew Norlén, member of the... 

Meet Google’s Ara futuristic modular Android smartphone

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Google is working on a modular Android smartphone, which enables users to upgrade the device themselves and promises a lengthy lifespan. Dubbed Project Ara, the hardware is the brainchild of Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP). The device is meant as an infinitely customizable phone, for which people could shop around for additional... 

Russian Communist Party urges Putin to boycott US goods

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Russian Communists are planning a mass campaign promoting a voluntary boycott of all American goods as proof that Russians cannot be intimidated by sanctions. The head of the Communist Party’s legal department, Vladimir Solovyov said that his comrades intend to set an example in the campaign, at least in its first stages. He also promised that the politicians... 
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