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16Feb/15

Virtual body-swapping could tackle racial bias

EGHAM, SOUTH EAST ENGLAND, UK / BARCELONA, SPAIN (REUTERS) – It’s hard to imagine having a body part with a different skin colour to your own – isn’t it?

In fact, it’s surprisingly easy to “trick” people into thinking they have a foreign body part.

And once that’s achieved, psychologists have found that racist attitudes can be diminished.
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16Feb/15

LG Electronics takes fight with Samsung over washer damage to YouTube

Footage from surveillance cameras show South Korea’s LG Electronics executive Jo Seong-jin , who has been indicted on a charge of damaging washing machines of Samsung Electronics, touring a Samsung exhibit at a shop in Berlin.
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16Feb/15

“Fifty Shades of Grey” rakes in $81.7 million on opening weekend

Film adaptation of bestselling erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” wins the weekend box office.
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16Feb/15

Sweet tributes to Nutella billionaire

(Reuters Business Report) – He spent five decades building the Ferrero brand into a global chocolate and confectionary empire.

Some called Michele Ferrero a real life Willy Wonka having created Nutella, Kinda Eggs and of course Ferrero Rocher.
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16Feb/15

Kenyan broadcasters off air in digital migration stand-off with government

Kenyan television broadcasters go on nationwide black out to protest the mandatory move to digital transmission from analogue, saying the process of issuing broadcast signal broadcast licences was flawed and unfair, and that they want to broadcast digital signals on their own platforms.
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16Feb/15

Islamic State releases video purporting to show beheading of 21 Egyptians in Libya

A video released by Islamic State purportedly shows Egyptian Christians being marched along a beach, before being forced to their knees and beheaded.

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16Feb/15

Naomi Campbell calls on her celebrity friends to help fight Ebola

Supermodel Naomi Campbell host her Fashion for Relief charity runway show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York.

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16Feb/15

Victoria Beckham reveals a sexy silhouette for Fall 2015

Victoria Beckham debuts her Fall 2015 at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York with her family sitting front row.

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