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Tanzanian scientist invents low-cost water filter

ARUSHA, TANZANIA (REUTERS) – It’s good enough to drink, but just seconds before this water was full of dirt and bacteria.

Tanzanian scientist Askwar Hilonga has created this filter. He says it removes 99.9 percent of bacteria, micro-organisms and viruses.
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U.S. spy fugitive Snowden launches push for global privacy treaty

Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden appears in New York City via video link from Moscow to promote a new global treaty against mass surveillance.

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Bloodhound Supersonic Car debuts in London

The Bloodhound Supersonic Car, described by its designers as the world’s fastest and most advanced racing car, is unveiled in London ahead of speed tests that will pave the way for its attempt to set a new World Land Speed Record of 1000mph.

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Fashion you can print at home

Israeli graduate designer takes 3D printed fashion a step further with an entire home-made printed collection.

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Chinese monk ‘runs on water’ for 125 meters using plywood planks

China (Next Media) – A Chinese Shaolin monk has managed to “run” along the surface of water for 125 meters.
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Thousands sign petition to stop rape of low-caste Indian sisters

Thousands have signed a petition seeking protection for two Indian sisters, allegedly threatened with rape by a village council.

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Florida State Attorney Jeffrey Ashton says he committed no crime on the cheating website, Ashley Madison, and will not resign

Florida State Attorney Jeffrey Ashton says he committed no crime on the Ashley Madison infidelity website and will not resign his post.

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Scene at epicenter of Tianjin blasts

Tianjin, China China Central Television (CCTV) – Rubble, ruins and burning debris evidence the devastation left behind in the blast site after Wednesday’s massive explosions in north China’s port city Tianjin.
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Electronic skin sensors to control mobile gadgets

iSkin prototype uses flexible, stretchable, silicone stickers as skin-worn, touch sensors for mobile computing. Matthew Stock reports.
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