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Apple launches iPad Mini tablet

Apple launches iPad Mini tablet

Apple has unveiled its widely-anticipated 7.9in (20.1cm) tablet, the iPad Mini. The device, which is 7.2mm (0.3in) thick and weighs 0.68lbs (0.3kg), was announced at an event in California. The entry wi-fi-only model, with 16GB storage, will cost £269 in the UK and be available on 2 November. The iPad Mini will compete directly with [&hellip

‘Apps May Encourage Teens To Start Smoking’

‘Apps May Encourage Teens To Start Smoking’

Apple and Android apps are promoting tobacco products in violation of World Health Organisation rules, experts claim. “Pro-smoking” apps which are free to download could increase teenagers’ risk of starting smoking, researchers have warned. Researchers from the University of Sydney found that tobacco products are being promoted through 107 apps available at the Apple App [&hellip

Hybrid car battery inventor dies

Hybrid car battery inventor dies

Stanford Ovshinsky designed the nickel-metal hydride batteries used in hybrid vehicles Stanford Ovshinsky, a self-taught American physicist who designed the battery now used in hybrid cars, has died aged 89 from prostate cancer. The electronics field of ovonics was named after Mr Ovshinsky, who owned over 200 patents and has been described as a “[Thomas] [&hellip

Planet with 4 suns discovered

Planet with 4 suns discovered

The new planet – a gas giant – is about six times the size of Earth Astronomers have found a planet whose skies are illuminated by four different suns – the first known of its type. The distant world orbits one pair of stars and has a second stellar pair revolving around it. The planet, [&hellip

Mineral water can prevent memory loss

Mineral water can prevent memory loss

Silicon-rich mineral water can prevent cognitive decline in people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, a new study shows. British researchers suggest that drinking silicon-rich mineral water can reduce the levels of neurotoxin aluminum in the body, which is linked to dementia.Study revealed that the majority of patients who consumed at least one liter of mineral water [&hellip

Britain’s playing double game in Syria

Britain’s playing double game in Syria

Britain’s playing double game in Syria Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:11PM GMT The UK government, on the one hand, provides funding and equipment to terrorists fighting the Syrian government, and on the other, says there is no end in sight to the conflict in Syria. British Foreign Secretary William Hague, whose country has been a [&hellip

Imam Khamenei advises clerics to acquire deep insight about religion, new thoughts

Imam Khamenei advises clerics to acquire deep insight about religion, new thoughts

Imam Khamenei advises clerics to acquire deep insight about religion, new thoughts Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution here Wednesday night in a meeting with N. Khorassan prov. clergies advised them to acquire deep insight about religion, get acquainted with new thoughts, and have permanent contact with youth, particularly with students.     (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) [&hellip

America’s Moral Degeneracy

America’s Moral Degeneracy

America’s Moral Degeneracy By Paul Craig Roberts October 10, 2012 “Information Clearing House” –  On May 31, 2010, the Israeli right-wing government sent armed military troops to illegally board in international waters Gaza aid ships of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla organized by the Free Gaza Movement and the Turkish Foundation for Human Rights and Freedoms [&hellip

Astronomers Reveal Planet Is Made Of Diamond

Astronomers Reveal Planet Is Made Of Diamond

Researchers say the discovery of a diamond planet gives us the first glimpse of a world with a different chemistry to Earth. A planet about 40 light years away and twice the size of Earth is made largely out of diamond, astronomers have said. The rocky planet, called 55 Cancri e, which is in the [&hellip

Indonesia Shiites Remain Stranded

Indonesia Shiites Remain Stranded

Indonesia Shiites Remain Stranded Efforts by the local government to quell violence against Shiites have hit a standstill in Sampang, local media reported, leaving nearly 200 Shiite Muslims stranded in a local sports centre. A deadly Sunni mob attack sent them fleeing from their homes in late August.     JAKARTA, Indonesia (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) [&hellip