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Cabinet shuffle – UAE creates ministry of happiness and tolerance


At the World Government Summit in Dubai on Monday, the prime minister of the United Arab Emirates announced a major cabinet shakeup, all in the name of happiness and tolerance.

Source: Cabinet shuffle – UAE creates ministry of happiness and tolerance

World’s biggest aircraft set to take off over UK next month


The world’s biggest aircraft is set to take off and be tested over the skies of the United Kingdom next month. Called the Airlander 10, the airship is a gargantuan 302 feet in length and the height of six double-decker buses.

Source: World’s biggest aircraft set to take off over UK next month

India launches massive deworming campaign on children


Millions of children all across India are getting deworming treatment as part of a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their health.

Source: India launches massive deworming campaign on children

CDC: New Lyme Disease bacteria discovered, and it’s nasty


A new species of bacteria that causes Lyme Disease has been discovered. Until now, Borrelia burgdorferi was the only bacterial species believed to cause Lyme disease in North America.

Source: CDC: New Lyme Disease bacteria discovered, and it’s nasty

Op-Ed: Flint residents still being forced to pay for lead-laced water


Michigan’s governor has proposed a $30 million payment to Flint that would counteract the impact of the water crisis on the city’s residents, but even if the money is applied to this years budget, it’s not enough.

Source: Op-Ed: Flint residents still being forced to pay for lead-laced water

Organic Pastures raw milk linked to six illnesses in children


A California dairy that sells USDA certified organic raw milk and other non-pasteurized dairy products is cooperating with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) in an investigation into an outbreak of E. coli linked to their products.

Source: Organic Pastures raw milk linked to six illnesses in children

Beijing’s pollution: Clearer skies but loss of jobs and growth


Air quality levels in Beijing have improved as much as 16 percent over the past year, with other cities seeing as much as a 10 percent drop in key pollutants. But the cost in businesses closed down and the loss of jobs and destroyed lives has been costly.

Source: Beijing’s pollution: Clearer skies but loss of jobs and growth

Zimbabwe: All the diamonds in the world can’t help the starving


Surrounded by diamond fields, villagers in Eastern Zimbabwe are starving as their world turns to red dust. They are not alone in their desperation, as the country continues to suffer under the ravages of the worst El Nino in nearly two decades.

Source: Zimbabwe: All the diamonds in the world can’t help the starving

Study shows cats may have been domesticated more than once


The rise of the domesticated house cat may have been inevitable, according to a new study that found ancient Chinese farmers were domesticating leopard cats 5,000 years ago, a different species from cats domesticated in the Middle East 10,000 years ago.

Source: Study shows cats may have been domesticated more than once

Bayer refuses to pull insecticide despite EPA’s request


German chemicals company Bayer AG on Friday rejected an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) request to pull its Belt insecticide from the U.S. marketplace.

Source: Bayer refuses to pull insecticide despite EPA’s request

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