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Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed

Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently, common themes surfaced again and again. Here are the most common five
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One of the main goals of life is not regretting anything when you´re about to say bye... Make sure to enjoy your life to the maximum

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Here I´ll post things from recent news and heart-warming songs to inspiring conferences and interesting blogs... Everything that I find interesting about this world we´re living in.
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Exclusive: Scientists tell U.S. - find recipe for Ebola cure in survivors' blood

Exclusive: Scientists tell U.S. - find recipe for Ebola cure in survivors' blood | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of scientists including three Nobel laureates in medicine has proposed that U.S. health officials chart a new path to developing Ebola drugs and vaccines by harnessing antibodies
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The cure to Ebola might come from the blood of all those who survived this deadly disease. Let´s see how that all develops.

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The Second Languages Of Every Part Of The World In One Incredible Infographic

The Second Languages Of Every Part Of The World In One Incredible Infographic | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Some of these will surprise you.
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The second languages of the countries of the world might even surprise you...

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Mail by Numbers—Makeshift

Mail by Numbers—Makeshift | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
If you live in Costa Rica, your mailman knows your home by description, not address
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Being a mailman in Costa Rica appears to be very daunting.

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More Than a Number: Violence and Freedom of Expression in Honduras

More Than a Number: Violence and Freedom of Expression in Honduras | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
In today's Honduras, the inalienable freedom of expression has been violently repressed in the form of frequent attacks committed against journalists.
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Freedom of expression is being gunned down in Honduras, where 38 journalists have been killed since 2003. The journalists who risk the most are those reporting on drug trafficking and corruption.

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“Not seeing news from Libya any more?” – RWB’s new campaign - Reporters Without Borders

“Not seeing news from Libya any more?” – RWB’s new campaign - Reporters Without Borders | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Three years after the Gaddafi regime's fall on 23 October 2011, Reporters Without Borders is launching an awareness campaign about the persecution of journalists and news media in Libya. Cases of targeted violence against journalists have soared since the end of the Libyan revolution, making it (...)
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The reason you are not hearing anything new from Libya anymore is not because the situation is improving, but because journalists are being persecuted amid deep chaos.

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How to turn small talk into smart conversation

How to turn small talk into smart conversation | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Tips from a comedian and a journalist on the art of going from small talk to big ideas. Try these out at the next summer wedding reception.
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Have more interesting conversations. Try these.

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In the Ebola Ward

In the Ebola Ward | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Richard Preston on the Ebola outbreak, and on Daniel Bausch, an American doctor who is working in an Ebola ward in Kenema, Sierra Leone.
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The Ebola virus spread in Liberia is just a terrible drama.

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10 Companies That Control Almost Everything We Eat

10 Companies That Control Almost Everything We Eat | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and General Mills are among some of the most powerful food and beverage companies in the world.
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Everything you eat and drink might be coming from only a handful of companies. Doesn´t it make you wonder?

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16 Of The Most Profound Jokes Ever Told

16 Of The Most Profound Jokes Ever Told | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Our favorite jokes that make you think.
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Funny and deep.
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Nigeria is mired in violence and inequality. It's the girls who suffer

Nigeria is mired in violence and inequality. It's the girls who suffer | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Lola Shoneyin: Look one way and my country is booming. Look another and there's poverty and fear – exploited by Boko Haram
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Nigeria. A country of extremes.

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Look Up - YouTube

'Look Up' - A spoken word film for an online generation. 'Look Up' is a lesson taught to us through a love story, in a world where we continue to find ways t...
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Live life the real way.

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The shirt on your back: the human cost of the Bangladeshi garment industry

The shirt on your back: the human cost of the Bangladeshi garment industry | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
How did the clothes you're wearing get to you? Guardian journalists trace the lifecycle of the shirt on your back via the teeming workshops of Dhaka, where labour is cheap, factories are cheaper and just going to work can be fatal
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This is a complete must-see. Awareness must be made around the fact that millions of workers go to work every day in dangerous conditions for a tiny salary.

They are also humans. And they strive to survive.

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Reporters Without Borders

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List of countries with the most press freedom. Finland is again on top, and the last three positions are once again held by Turkmenistan, North Korea and Eritrea, where there is no press freedom whatsoever. America? Buried down in the 46th place. Take a look at where your country stands.

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How To Say Mother In Different Languages - Ways Of Saying Mother In Different Languages

How To Say Mother In Different Languages - Ways Of Saying Mother In Different Languages | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it

Want to know how to say mother in different languages? If yes, explore this article for information on the same.

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And now, a pretty amazing and beautiful fact. The word 'mom' or 'mother' is pretty much said the same in ALL languages in the world. Wow.

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Combustible Contraband—Makeshift

Combustible Contraband—Makeshift | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
One-fifth of Venezuelan fuel exports leave the country illegally
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It is not surprising that there is a lot of fuel smuggling from Venezuela, the country with the cheapest gas in the world, to her neighbouring countries. Especially the frontier Colombia-Venezuela is filled with smugglers at any given time.

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Animals Die, Woman Cries, but We Are Unmoved

Animals Die, Woman Cries, but We Are Unmoved | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
It is an unconscious perception of the world that causes us to see mass slaughter of some animals but not others as normal, and tells us we should not get too worked up about it.
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Sometimes we need to think twice about things.

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Why my 8,000 mile walk to meet Martin Luther King was worth it

Why my 8,000 mile walk to meet Martin Luther King was worth it | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Satish Kumar walked 8,000 miles to spread the message of peace around the world. Here he gives his recipe for a better world
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We need to create a new kind of economy based on the well-being of the people, and not just on financial greed. We need to create a sustainable world.

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Spain’s Christian history challenged by discovery of 4th-century glass plate

Spain’s Christian history challenged by discovery of 4th-century glass plate | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Artefact depicting clean-shaven Christ pre-dates 5th-century arrival of Visigoths thought to have brought Christianity to Iberia
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Christianity might have arrived to Spain before the Visigoths invaded the country, shows a plate depicting Christ dating from the 4th century found in southern Spain.

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Only in the Netherlands Do Addicts Complain About Free Government Heroin | VICE News

Only in the Netherlands Do Addicts Complain About Free Government Heroin  | VICE News | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Using free heroin has now become so easy, addicts are beginning to feel like society has given up on them.
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Super-interesting the approach the Dutch took to tackle the heroin problem they had. They just offered free, pure heroin to people who were completely addicted and did not seem to be able to quit anytime soon. The outcome has been that now cities are mostly clean from heroin addicts and the heroin problem... Well. It is no longer a problem.

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Christian Anti-Masturbation Group's Mascot Arrested For Public Masturbation - National Report

Christian Anti-Masturbation Group's Mascot Arrested For Public Masturbation - National Report | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Phoenix, AZ — In an ironic twist of a fate, a mascot for a Christian anti-masturbation group was arrested Sunday for masturbating in public. The organization recently finished a federally funded 31-city nationwide school tour which it says focused on educating both children and parents about the dangerous consequences of masturbation.
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Like Alanis Morisette would say, "isn´t it ironic?"

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Uber Lands $1.2 Billion So You Can Get Rid of Your Car | Business | WIRED

Uber Lands $1.2 Billion So You Can Get Rid of Your Car | Business | WIRED | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
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Uber wants to revolutionise the way people use cars. In fact, it wants to get rid of individual cars. I guess that with the 1.2 billion dollars they have granted they can keep progressing, don´t you think?

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37 shocking ads that will make you think about the issues of our society. #9 is so true it hurts...

37 shocking ads that will make you think about the issues of our society. #9 is so true it hurts... | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
One of the best ways to grab people's attention is shocking them, and these 37 advertisements do it for a good reason: raising awareness for very important issues of our society. While many times t...
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Some of these ads are rally good... Take a look.

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Fox News mixes up footage of grieving Asians

Fox News mixes up footage of grieving Asians | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Coverage confuses mourners of a tragedy in South Korea with one on Mount Everest
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This shouldn´t happen, should it?

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What Causes Pasta to Froth

What Causes Pasta to Froth | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Today I Found Out why pasta causes boiling water to froth. We’ve all done it: you put the pasta on to boil, turn your back for a few minutes to wipe off the counter or read the newest Today I Found Out article, and suddenly you hear that foreboding hissing sound of water boiling over. […
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Ever wondered why pasta foams all over the place? Find out now.

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How ancient needs still drive our weird ways - life - 16 April 2014 - New Scientist

How ancient needs still drive our weird ways - life - 16 April 2014 - New Scientist | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
In Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare, evolutionary psychology pioneer Gordon H. Orians traces the roots of today's human quirks in the minds of our
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How does our environment mould our behaviour? Let´s see what Gordon H. Orians has to say.

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