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Zika, The Brand New Virus

 Described as a “brand new” virus, researchers are scrambling to understand the very basics, including how to prevent, treat and diagnose the emerging mosquito-borne threat of Zika virus.

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Beatrix Potter Story Kitty-In-Boots Discovered After 100 Years

Pic: Quentin Blake

A new story written by Beatrix Potter more than 100 years ago, featuring Peter Rabbit, is to be published for the first time.

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Want More Sex? Try Using Contraception, Researchers Say

BALI: If you’re looking to boost your sex life, birth control may be the answer, health experts say.

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Seeing Double? Step Into This Tiny Village Which Is Home To 61 Pairs Of Twins

Dmitro and Danila from the Ukrainian village known as land of the twins / CENA village located in Ukraine has been dubbed as the Land of Twins due to the high number of identical twins residing in the settlement.

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Papaya Leaf Juice, Crab Soup And Isotonic Drinks As Cure For Dengue Is A Myth

Pic: OurWorldStuffcomThe belief that drinking papaya leaf juice, slurping crab soup or taking isotonic drinks could cure dengue is debunked, and has been relegated to only a myth.

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[With Vid] 6 Jews And 6 Arabs Kiss Each Other, Refuse To Be Enemies

A video by Time Out Tel Aviv aims to show that despite the long history of animosity between Arabs and Israelis, some refuse to succumb to the hatred - and they did this by asking Arabs and Jews to kiss.

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The Mystery Of That Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor And Marlon Brando Post-9/11 Road Trip

Pic: The Washington Post

Terrorists have attacked New York City. So Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando pile into a car and get the heck out of there, stopping at fast food joints as they trek across the country.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

Today’s headlines focused overwhelmingly on yesterday’s recalibrated budget by the Prime Minister. Most newspapers in all languages explained the key highlights on their front pages, drawing in readers on what benefits they are to get under the new economic plan. 

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Making Friends Is As Important As Exercise And Diet

 A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found that social relationships can be as important to good health as diet and exercise.

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This Is What Donald Trump's Portfolio Looks Like

 It took a presidential election bid to uncover the complete investment portfolio of Donald Trump, but even then, the vague nature of his financial disclosure report has only offered broad strokes of the particulars. The extent of Trump's real estate and business holdings has long been in the public domain; most of his properties and businesses bear his iconic logo for all to see. Although most of his wealth is spread among closely held corporations and partnerships that he owns or controls, the 92-page report provides a glimpse of Trump's eclectic investment portfolio.

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