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Iran Hangs Reyhaneh Jabbari Despite Human Rights Protests
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, iran, hangings, Reyhaneh Jabbari, Iran hangs Jabbari, humanrights )

Nina
- 16 hours ago - nydailynews.com
Despite world-wide condemnation and protests against the injustice meted out to this 26-year-old, Iran has gone ahead and hanged this innocent woman who killed a man she insisted was trying to sexually abuse her.
Siberia Celebrates Birth of First Giraffe in Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, wildlife )

Marty
- 10 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Zoo staff have been giving the baby giraffe a mixture of milk and quail eggs every three hours, as well as vitamins and other substances to strengthen her bone, cartilage, and immune system. Mr Kokarev said: 'The mother does not show interest in it
7 Reasons to Never Drink Soda Pop Again
Health & Wellness  (tags: soda drinking, research, prevention, protection, illness, food, diet, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, risks, study, health )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Read some of these potential outcomes of heavy soda-drinking, and you may be reaching for some water or a glass of fresh organic juice instead.
Siberian Scientists Lead Fight Against the Ebola Outbreak That Has Already Killed 4,400 People
Science & Tech  (tags: science, NewTechnology, research )

Marty
- 16 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Two teams of experts from the Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology, based in the Koltsovo town near Novosibirsk, have spent the last two months working with Ebola victims in a mobile laboratory in Guinea
Tests on 45,000-Year-Old Siberian Bone Rewrites Human History
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
SCIENTISTS have concluded ground-breaking tests on 45,000-year-old remains found in Siberia and re-written the history of mankind's expansion across the planet.
Google Exec Ascends to 136K Feet, Skydives to World Record [Video]
Offbeat  (tags: Space, Skydive, Skydiving, Space Jump, Felix Baumgartner, Red Bull, Orbit, Google, Paragon Space Development Corporation )

Nina
- 16 hours ago - sciencetimes.com
Google Senior VP completed a feat for the record books. He broke Felix Baumgartner's world skydiving altitude record this week when he rode a balloon to a height of over 135,000 feet and then safely made the harrowing journey back. Read on for details:
6000-Year-Old Temple Discovered in Prehistoric Ukraine Settlement: Animals Were Sacrificed
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - techtimes.com
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient temple in a massive settlement in Ukraine where ritual animal sacrifices were believed to have taken place thousands of years ago.
Canada Says It Will Move Soon on Tough Anti-Terrorism Legislation
World  (tags: anti=terrorism laws, world, Canada, politics, freedoms, GoodNews, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - globalpost.com
Canada was jolted by a fatal hit-and-run attack on a soldier in Quebec on Monday and by the shooting death of a second soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Walden's Hornbill
Animals  (tags: birds, protection, endangered, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Due to hunting and habitat loss, this is a critically endangered species of hornbill living in the rainforests on the islands of Negros and Panay in the Philippines.
 
 
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