Wednesday, 24 October, 2018

Month: February 2018

Charity Sex Scandal

Charity Sex Scandal

Charity Sex Scandal. UN staff have carried out thousands of rapes around the world, a former senior official has claimed. Andrew MacLeod, who was chief of operations at the UN’s Emergency Co-ordination Centre, said that “predatory” abusers used development jobs to get to vulnerable women and children. He estimated that

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Phobias

Phobias

Phobias. A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder that describes an excessive and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation. Phobias involve intense fear surrounding an object or situation that poses little or no real danger. They are different from common fears in that the associated anxiety

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Hopping Around Germany’s Forgotten Islands

Hopping Around Germany’s Forgotten Islands

Hopping Around Germany’s Forgotten Islands. The Halligen (German) or the halliger (Danish) are small islands without protective dykes. There are ten German halligen in the North Frisian Islands on Schleswig-Holstein’s Wadden Sea-North Sea coast in the district of Nordfriesland and one hallig at the west coast of Denmark (Danish Wadden Sea Islands). This part of the North Sea coast is very much at the

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Juno Probe Completed 10th Science Flyby Of Jupiter

Juno Probe Completed 10th Science Flyby Of Jupiter

Juno Probe Completed 10th Science Flyby Of Jupiter. NASA’s Juno spacecraft, now on its 11th orbit around Jupiter, continues to return jaw-dropping views of the solar systems’ biggest planet from previously unseen up-close perspectives of its colourful clouds and raging storms. While Juno’s scientific sensors map Jupiter’s radiation belts, measure

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The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index 2017

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index 2017

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index 2017. Global democracy has declined significantly over the last year, according to the latest edition of the Democracy Index. The Democracy Index is an index compiled by the UK-based company the Economist Intelligence Unit that intends to measure the state of democracy in 167 countries, of which 166 are sovereign

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The Cepheus Constellation

The Cepheus Constellation

The Cepheus Constellation. Cepheus is a constellation in the northern sky, which is named after Cepheus, a King in the Greek mythology. Cepheus was the King of Ethiopia, married to Cassiopeia and was the father of Andromeda, both of whom are immortalised as modern day constellations. It is one of the 48 constellations listed by the second-century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains

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New NIH Guidelines For Research On Humans

New NIH Guidelines For Research On Humans

New NIH Guidelines For Research On Humans. The National Institutes of Health has established sweeping new rules governing research conducted on humans, requiring scientists who receive federal funding to publicly disclose more of their research—and causing confusion and consternation at some institutions. The guidelines expand what constitutes a clinical trial

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