Saturday, 15 December, 2018

Month: August 2018

The Lepus Constellation

The Lepus Constellation

Lepus is a constellation lying just south of the celestial equator. Its name is Latin for hare. It is located below—immediately south—of Orion (the hunter), and is represented as a hare being chased by Orion’s hunting dogs. Lepus was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations. Lepus

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Poached For Its Horn, This Rare Bird Struggles To Survive

Poached For Its Horn, This Rare Bird Struggles To Survive

The helmeted hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil) is a very large bird in the hornbill family. It is found on the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. The casque (helmetlike structure on the head) accounts for some 11% of its 3 kg weight. Unlike any other hornbill, the casque is almost solid and is used in head-to-head combat among males. It has mostly blackish

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Binge-Eating Disorder

Binge-Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder is compulsive overeating. People who binge use food as a way to cope with unwanted emotions or stress. Available treatments for binge eating include individual counselling, nutrition counselling, group/family therapy, and sometimes medication. SYMPTOMS OF BINGE EATING DISORDER Most people overeat from time to time, and many

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UN Report On Myanmar: Tatmadaw Leaders Must Be Investigated For Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes

UN Report On Myanmar: Tatmadaw Leaders Must Be Investigated For Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes

Myanmar’s top military generals, including Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing, must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide in the north of Rakhine State, as well as for crimes against humanity and war crimes in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan States, a report by the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar

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Tribes In Deep Water: Gold, Guns And The Amazon's Last Frontier

Tribes In Deep Water: Gold, Guns And The Amazon’s Last Frontier

Vale do Javari (Javari Valley) is one of the largest indigenous territories in Brazil, encompassing 85,444.82 km 2 (32,990 mi 2), or an area larger than Austria. It is named after the Javari River, the most important river of the region, which since 1851 forms the border with Peru. It includes much of the Atalaia do Norte municipality as well as adjacent territories

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The Most Devastating Cyber Attack In History: The Untold Story Of NotPetya

The Most Devastating Cyber Attack In History: The Untold Story Of NotPetya

Petya is a family of encrypting ransomware that was first discovered in 2016. The malware targets Microsoft Windows-based systems, infecting the master boot record to execute a payload that encrypts a hard drive’s file system table and prevents Windows from booting. It subsequently demands that the user make a payment in Bitcoin to regain access to the system. Variants of Petya were

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