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AIDS: Some less known facts on the disease (1)

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Following below the first part of facts and thoughts on AIDS that most people don’t know…

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Henning Mankell: I Die, But My Memory Lives On

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Most of us might know Henning Mankell for his Wallander crime novels but he has recently also published a non-fiction book on AIDS in Africa. The book is called “I Die, but My Memory Lives on: The World AIDS Crisis and the Memory Book Project”. Mankell who spent a substantial amount of his life in Africa, has with the “Memory Book Project” provided an opportunity to those dying of AIDS to create a record of their lives in words and pictures for the children they leave behind…

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01-December-2006: World AIDS Day

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Today is World AIDS Day and we want to contribute by publishing some stories and thought on the matter that often get less attention than needed. We will also point you to some sources and facts that are not so popular with those that have been put in charge by our governments to fight this pandemic worldwide…

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Video: Modern Day Robin Hood

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A group of friends from Sheffield, UK who call themselves “Modern Day Robin Hood” created quite some stir-up when they moved over to New York last week and handed out cash on the streets. While people did receive the stunt very positive and enjoyed the humor of the “mad English men” mainstream press was up in arms…

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Non-Profit: WWF introduces gift catalog

With his first ever holiday gift catalog the conservation organization WWF has added another possibility to purchase goods that pay back. The printed catalog that the WWF sends on request to potential donors showcases 38 species of animals available for symbolic adoption. Additionally it features the WWF’s unique Extraordinary Gifts Program that includes gifts ranging [...]


OLPC: Negroponte getting USD100 laptop ready for delivery

Nicholas Negroponte’s OLPC project is taking up speed with selected manufacturer Quanta Computer now having started the test production of the low-cost laptop intended for students and children in developing countries. Initial test run outputs should be available next month. Quanta has earlier selected its new plant in Changshu, China to produce the computer and [...]