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Massive Fires in Portugal Threaten Thousands

Wildfires that have been raging through Portugal since Friday are threatening  the city of Funchal on the Portuguese island of Madeira and could displace hundreds of thousands of people who live in the city. Atleast three people have already...

Self Driving Car Takes Dying Man to Hospital

After suffering a pulmonary embolism Joshua Neally, a lawyer from Missouri, used his Tesla Model X's self driving mode to get to a hospital. A pulmonary embolism is a potentially fatal obstruction of blood vessels in the lungs and...

Research proves ginger to be 10,000x stronger than chemo

A new study published in PLoS reveals that ginger contains a pungent compound, known as 6-shogaol which could be up to 10,000 times more effective than conventional chemotherapy in targeting the root cause of breast cancer malignancy: namely, the breast cancer stem...

Cloudy Pools, Disease Ridden Waters, and Zika Amongst Olympic Health Concerns

Members of the Austrailian Olympic swim team have requested that officials in Rio do something about the state of the aquatics facilities if they are to swim there. Assistant coach of the Dolphin's swim team Michael Bohl pulled his team...

New Laws Prompt Italian Supermarkets to Donate Unsold Food

Italy joins a group of countries that encourage supermarkets to give unsold food away to the needy after the Italian Government backed a series of laws aimed at cutting down the vast amounts of food wasted by supermarkets and...

The incredible power of aromatherapy

When you're in a bad mood, what do people typically advise you to do? Take a deep breath in, and breathe out - but some take that one step further and light up some aromatic scents. Aromatherapy has all...

Hummus Among Other Dips Less Healthy Than We Think

For years hummus and other dips like it have been marketed as a light snack with health benefits. However, recent studies have surfaced revealing that a container of hummus often contains more salt than four bags of chips combined! The...

How to become a sustainable city

Technology, intelligent buildings, energy-saving systems - these are some ideas that come to mind when we hear the term "sustainable city." However, this concept covers far beyond the construction sector. A sustainable city does not only have the proper infrastructure, but also...

Animal Rights Law Passes in Costa Rica

After being stalled in Costa Rica's legislative assembly for months an animal welfare bill has finally been passed by President Solís' administration. Up until now, animal abuse was only considered a minor offense in Costa Rica and anyone found...

Popular Insecticide Doubles as Contraceptive in Bees

According to a recent study one of the world's most widely used insecticide doubles as a dangerous contraceptive in male bees. Neonicotinoid pesticides reduce male bee's sperm production by up to 40%. The researchers behind this believe it's one...
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Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Will Be the New ‘ID Cards’ of Costa Ricans

The surveillance camera recorded a criminal while committing his misdeeds in the mall. But it was not...
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Costa Rica: It is beautiful and it is colorful but is it safe?

Costa Rica is a safe place. But as it may happen anywhere...

An Alert for All Latin America: Numerous Cases of Murders and Persecu-tion of Indigenous Leaders Remain With Impunity

The killings of members belonging to indigenous populations, along with persecution and harassment, have generated fear, helplessness, sadness and mostly anger in...

How to Keep Your Finances in Order and Increase Your Savings

Any time is excellent to start organizing and reviewing your money account. Saving money demands order and it is very important to...

Public Banks Improved Credit Conditions for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles

This announcement was made by the directors of the banking entities together with the First Lady, Claudia Dobles, and the ministers of...
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