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The Bloody Underworld Of Central America's Gangs

Members of the 18th street gang  -AFP photoJOSE was 13 when he entered the violent, murky underworld of the "maras," the gangs that have stained Central America's streets in blood.

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Male Genitalia Could Soon Be Grown In The Lab

New research could soon see regeneration and replacing of male genital organs in the lab. Pic: ReutersNEW YORK:  A major medical breakthrough could be pending as researchers at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine say laboratory-grown penises might soon be available for those who suffer accidents or birth defects.

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October 9 Fire Prevention Day: Life-Saving Facts You Should Know

FIRE is a universal ‘enemy’ that needs no further introduction. October 9 is Fire Prevention Day and Fire Prevention Week is observed for the week of October 9. It is mainly observed in the United States and Canada.

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(WITH VID) Top 10 Horror Movies Inspired By True Events

The ConjuringSO how has your October month of Halloween been so far? Watched any horror movies yet? Last week ‘Annabelle’ opened in theatres worldwide. The film is loosely based on true events, and Malaysian Digest had also came out with an article comparing the truths and fiction between the movie and what occurred in real life (read here).

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(WITH VID) Beyonce And Nicki Minaj’s ‘Flawless (Remix)’ Video Is…Flawless

Pic: flawless.beyonce.comIf you’ve been agonizing during the last month over the fact that you missed Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj perform their “Flawless (Remix)” live in September, today, you can start to feel better.

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Fur Babies Vs Human Babies: Similar But Different Affects On Parents’ Brains

Pic: www3.sainsburys.co.ukBOSTON: Working with mothers to explore the similarities and differences of their bonds with their children vs. their dogs, a small study at Massachusetts General Hospital concluded that while the ties that bind are similarly strong, they have different effects on the brain.

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Heart Disease: Shocking Facts The Younger Generation Should Know

Many people especially the youngsters are not aware of the risk of heart disease. Pic: www.webmd.comCardiovascular disease or better known as heart disease is still a number one killer globally. If you think that this is only affecting people from the age group of 60 years above, then think again. 

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Study Finds Sexting Not Linked To Risky Behaviour Over Time

A study finds that sending sexually explicit photos and text has no link with risky sexual behaviour over time. Pic: AFPNEW YORK: More than one-quarter of teens engage in sexting and those who send explicit photos of themselves are more likely to become sexually active a year later, according to a study published yesterday.

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Moulin Rouge Celebrates 125 Years Of Parisian Cabaret

Jean-Jacques Clerico, owner and great great son of the founder of the Moulin Rouge poses with dancers on October 1, 2014 at the Moulin Rouge cabaret in Paris. Pic: AFPPARIS: As quintessentially Parisian as the Eiffel Tower or the Sacre Coeur, the Moulin Rouge cabaret tomorrow celebrates its 125th anniversary and it’s in very good shape considering its age.

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‘When A Kid Is Naughty, He Is Locked In The Toilet’

EARLY Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Council president Datuk Dr Chiam Heng Keng said in this country, sending your child to a childcare centre may be no better than having a maid mind your child.

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