Saudi Arabia finally lifts the women driving ban
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Saudi Arabia finally lifts the women driving ban

pwlvz - June 27, 2018

As midnight passed, Saudi women are officially allowed to get in the driver’s seat, thus marking the end of years-long driving ban. The change was announced last…

Without pesticides, the world runs the risk of food shortages
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Without pesticides, the world runs the risk of food shortages

pwlvz - June 19, 2018

If pesticides and genetically modified crops are shunned and banned, the world is likely to face food shortages within 20 years, according to the Erik Fyrwald, head…

EU To Mitigate Consequences Of US-Iran Nuclear Sanctions
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EU To Mitigate Consequences Of US-Iran Nuclear Sanctions

pwlvz - May 20, 2018

The EU has begun reviving legislation that will allow European companies to continue doing business with Iran, despite US sanctions over nuclear tendencies, officials say. The so-called…

Fashion Cycling In The Clothing Industry Vs Sustainable Development
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Fashion Cycling In The Clothing Industry Vs Sustainable Development

pwlvz - March 6, 2018

The fashion industry is the second-largest user of water globally, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), pointing out that 2,7 thousand liters of…

Further Eclipse Attacks On Ethereum Network Stopped With A Security Fix
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Further Eclipse Attacks On Ethereum Network Stopped With A Security Fix

pwlvz - March 5, 2018

Developers of Ethereum, the world's No. 2 digital currency by market cap, have finally put out a patch ending the nightmare that was the "Eclipse Attack". This…

Global Bans On Single-use Plastic Items Will Damage Oil Demand Growth, Says BP
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Global Bans On Single-use Plastic Items Will Damage Oil Demand Growth, Says BP

pwlvz - February 23, 2018

Most of the plastic we use in our day-to-day lives originates from oil. Plastic pollution has become a major problem for our oceans, and third-world countries' ecosystems,…

‘Fawlty Towers’ Or A Faulty Tower? NASA To Decommission A $1bn Launch Ramp After Just One Use!
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‘Fawlty Towers’ Or A Faulty Tower? NASA To Decommission A $1bn Launch Ramp After Just One Use!

pwlvz - February 21, 2018

NASA's behemoth mobile launch tower seems to be leaning slightly northwards, and will probably be decommissioned after just one use. With a price tag of around $1…

Waymo And Uber Settle In Court Over Trade Secrets Lawsuit
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Waymo And Uber Settle In Court Over Trade Secrets Lawsuit

pwlvz - February 14, 2018

One of Silicon Valley’s biggest legal dramas in years ended last week when the two companies announced a surprise settlement. Google spinoff venture Waymo had filed a…

Scientists Explore A Major Cause Of Heart Disease And Stroke – CHIP
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Scientists Explore A Major Cause Of Heart Disease And Stroke – CHIP

pwlvz - February 2, 2018

For a long time, scientists have been working on why most people who have heart attacks or strokes have few or no conventional risk factors? One possible…

Kim Dotcom’s Lawsuit Against NZ Government – Unjust Arrest Over Megaupload
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Kim Dotcom’s Lawsuit Against NZ Government – Unjust Arrest Over Megaupload

pwlvz - January 30, 2018

Kim Dotcom, the founder of file-sharing site Megaupload, is seeking billions of dollars in damages from the New Zealand Government over an invalid arrest warrant that was…