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Top 10 Oldest Universities Around the World

The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…

Microsoft developing bone-conduction headset that guides the blind

While the act of walking down the street might be second nature to most of us, it can be a much more difficult experience for those who are blind or visually impaired. To combat the issue, Microsoft has developed a headset that uses bone-conducting…
Putin Is Soft on Terrorism

Galaxy Note 4: Full Details of Samsung Next Phablet Leak Weeks Ahead of Release

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The listing for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on the website of Indonesian retailer Eraphone which also lists a full spec sheet. Eraphone The full specifications of the latest product in Samsung's large smartphone/small tablet Galaxy Note range…

Can you own a language?

In its first-ever transparency report, the Wikimedia Foundation revealed a handful of odd stories about takedown requests sent to Wikipedia. Among the claims on public-domain books and monkey selfies was a curious request from 2012: that Wikipedia…

iPhone 6 Reportedly Launching Sooner Than Expected

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When it comes to Apple, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White has a mixed track record. He was the first Apple watcher to reveal that the company planned to launch an iPad mini, though details were scarce at the time, and he also was the first…
Putin Is Soft on Terrorism

Epigenetic Engineering: Silencing A Gene Can Cause Cancer

Cancer doesn't always begin with genetic mutations: simply turning a gene off is enough. Studies with mice has provided the first evidence that turning a gene on or off can cause cancer. The study gives hope on how epigenetic engineering (deliberately…

How Apple Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Big Screen

The line defining smartphones and tablets has been blurring for some time now, but it may reached its peak with the launch of the Fonepad from Asus, which the company describes as a "tablet with phone functions". While this may be an extreme…

Serious Concerns Begins Again In Aso Rock Over Buhari’s Health

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Fresh anxiety is mounting over the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to the country on March 10 after a 49-day medical sojourn in London, United Kingdom. The 74-year-old Nigerian leader was only seen in public once…

Buhari Begins Search For New SGF – Checkout The Most Likely Replacement

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A report by The Nation indicates that the presidency is already shopping for the replacement of the suspended SGF, Engineer Babachir Lawal barely five days after his suspension. According to the report, two ministers, two senators, and four…
Napoleon Was considered a military genius

Why Napoleon Was considered a military genius

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Absolutely Napoleon should be considered a military genius - he may even be the greatest - a controversial statement I know but hear me out. When he is compared to other great military leaders it tends to be Alexander the Great and Julius…
Putin Is Soft on Terrorism

Why Putin Is Really Soft on Terrorism

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On Monday afternoon, a bomb exploded in a St. Petersburg subway train, killing at least 14 people and injuring dozens more. The official response from the Russian government was initially muddled. The prosecutor-general seemed to confirm soon…