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Congolese Olympians go missing during final weekend

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Cedric Mandembo, who lost his only judo match in 49 seconds to Russian Alexander Mikhaylin in the 100 kg category, disappeared shortly after Sunday’s closing ceremony and was not answering his mobile phone, U.N.-sponsored Radio Okapi reported, citing the Congolese Olympic Committee. Congo judo coach Ibula Continue Reading

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Two-Headed Albino Snake at a Ukrainian Zoo

A two-headed albino California Kingsnake, whose heads sometimes try to steal food from one another, is now on display at a Ukrainian zoo. “Two-headed snakes are born viable rarely – about once every 50 years!” states information on the zoo’s website. These snakes will prey on other reptiles, which means that Continue Reading

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African Americans Uplifted As Rice’s Name Is Floated as Potential VP Choice

African Americans Uplifted As Rice’s Name Is Floated as Potential VP Choice Condoleezza Rice’s inclusion on the Republican ticket would scramble the race in ways few other candidates could. A new round of speculation about Mitt Romney’s running-mate deliberations ensued after a media report mentioned an unconventional choice: former Secretary Continue Reading

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US Episcopal Church Approves Same-Sex Blessing Service

The Episcopal Church has become the largest US denomination to bless same-sex relationships.  The policy was overwhelmingly approved in a vote at the church’s general convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. Church officials stressed the new ceremony, which includes prayers and an exchange of vows and rings, was not a same-sex marriage.  Continue Reading

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Melinda Gates Visits Niger Republic

She was writing her experience about poverty and Family planning in Niger; She wrote on her Facebook wall When I asked Sadi if she told other women about the benefits of family planning, she smiled and said “The great thing about being a woman is that we gather a lot Continue Reading

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The Smallest Camera in the World

SMALLEST CAMERA IN THE WORLD.  This is really the smallest camera in the world by Nikon. The Tiniest camera in the world weighs only 11 g and shoots video and photos. The mini camera cost around $100, It has a battery life of about 36 minutes

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The $6 Million Man-made Floating Island

The “Orsos Island” is the passion project of Hungarian-born Gabor Orsos, a former hotelier who wanted to combine the perks of a luxury hotel with the flexibility of a superyacht. The “island” — measuring 37 meters long — can be anchored anywhere in the world that its owner fancies. But Continue Reading

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