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Climatologists Disputes Malaysian Metrological Department Statement On Climate Change

Pic: www.evogreen.co.ukWhat has climate change got to do with extreme weather? Almost nothing, according to Tom Harris and Tim Ball, who would like to offer their view on how governments of developing nations should deal with climate change.

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Ancient Scottish Fish 'First To Have Sex'

Artist's impression: The researchers believe the fish had to be side-by-side to copulateScientists believe they have discovered the origin of copulation.

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Of Prostitutes, Peace And Chivalry

Pic:www.malaysia-chronicle.comIT is an interesting exercise to browse through the many comments on my Facebook fan page. Reading through them recently, I began to notice a pattern. Generally, there are three types of comments: positive, negative and commiserative.

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11 Pieces Of Relationship 'Advice' You're Probably Sick Of Hearing

Pic:ShutterstockWE all know someone who constantly offers unwanted commentary on our relationships: Still single? "You need to get yourself out there!" Happily coupled up? "It's been a while, are you guys thinking marriage yet?" Newly single after a split? "Don't worry, I'm sure you won't stay single for long!"

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Friday Playlist: 10 Of The Best Foo Fighters Songs

Today the Foo Fighters debuted their new single Something From Nothing from their upcoming album Sonic Highways - due out November 10.

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11 Accounts You Need To Follow On Instagram

Moshi Monsters creator Michael Acton Smith picks the best brands and business personalities on the photo sharing website

Instagram is one of the fastest growing apps, with 60m photos uploaded a day and 200m active users. More and more businesses are tapping into its potential to connect with consumers.

But who are the best people to follow? And which brands have got it down to a fine art? Instagram fan Michael Acton Smith, creator of Moshi Monsters and CEO of Mind Candy, picks out his favourites.

1. Jon Burgerman: @jonburgerman

This New York-based illustrator’s bright doodles are guaranteed to brighten up your day

2. Jamie Oliver: @jamieoliver

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's account is handy for lunch or dinner inspirations

3. Sir Richard Branson: @richardbranson

From wind surfing to treasure detecting, Instagram is where we get a glimpse into a day in the life of Richard Branson

4. Sophia Amoruso: @sophia_amoruso

The founder and CEO of online shopping brand Nasty Gal documents life in the Big Apple

5. Richard Moross: @richardmoross

Follow Moo founder Richard Moross for a daily dose of randomness

6. Arianna Huffington: @ariannahuff

You can count on Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington for the occasional uplifting quote

 7. Nike: @nike

Nike is one of the best-ranking brands on Instagram, and it’s not hard to see why

 8. 9gag.com: @9gag

This account claims to be “your best source of happiness and awesomeness,” and it doesn't disappoint

9. Rosie: @rosielondoner

This fashion blogger always manages to capture the best of London

 10. Amber Atherton: @amberatherton

Amber Atherton, of Made in Chelsea fame, runs My Flash Trash and always has something quirky on her profile

 11. National Geographic: @natgeo

One of the most stunning accounts out there

 

 

-The Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/businessclub/people/11167389/11-accounts-you-need-to-follow-on-Instagram.html

Not Just Your Mother's Breast Cancer: Disease Hits Young Women, Too

Samantha Golkin, left, and Nicole Seagriff, right, educate young professionals about breast cancer through their work with The Pink Agenda.While their twentysomething friends were climbing the career ladder or traveling the world, Samantha Golkin and Nicole Seagriff were getting double mastectomies.

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Blaming Vernacular Schools For Racial Disharmony: Why Does This Belief Persist?

THE proposal to abolish vernacular schools in the country has again resurfaced. Every year, the same old argument that vernacular schools produce ‘unpatriotic’ students crop up and the predictable call to shut them down makes the news, again.

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Street Artist Spray-Paints Imaginary Homes For Homeless To Highlight Poverty

Is this installation art or graffiti? An anonymous LA artist who goes by the moniker of Skid Robot has been going around Los Angeles’ skid row areas with a spray can painting creating imaginary homes for the homeless people he finds there, leaving care packages for all of them and talking to the ones he finds awake. His intention? To get people to talk about extreme poverty and help find solutions for it.

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Girl Posts Fake Boyfriend Photo, Only To Get Busted!

WHAT is the most ubiquitous thing facing humanity in this current digital era? Cat videos on Youtube? Nice try but no. Hoax emails that have been circulating for years but still arrive in your inbox? Super-irritating I know, but still nowhere near. Surprise, surprise, the answer in fact is – Social Media! Don’t believe me? Chances are that most of you would have received at least one social media notification by the time you finished reading this paragraph!

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