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Bill Gates Donates $50,000,000 To Fight Ebola

Bill Gates speaking on ABC NewsWHAT’s one of the perks of being super rich and wealthy? Well, beyond the obvious self-indulgent privileges, one can actually use that fortune to make a real difference in the world. And it looks like one man has proven it.

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Today Is Gandhi's Birthday, Here Are His Most Inspiring Quotes

FATHER of the nation, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on 2nd October, 1869. He gave birth to terms like non-violence, civil disobedience, freedom, etc. Mahatma Gandhi is also termed as ‘Bapu’ by his devotees.

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Top Spanish Chef Wants To Know Everything About Candy

A top Spanish chef is launching a serious study of candy around the world. Pic: AFPMADRID: The chef behind a Spanish restaurant currently listed as one of the top 10 dining destinations in the world is on a quest to explore the humble world of candy.

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Stay In Style: Five Trends From Paris Fashion Week You Need To Know!

Models present creations by French designer Jean Paul Gaultier as part of his Spring/Summer 2015 women’s ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week September 27, 2014. Pic: ReutersPARIS: The Paris fashion shows wrapped up today with yellow, wide-legged trousers, transparency and 1970s-inspired looks among the catwalk trends likely to be winging their way towards the high street for spring/summer 2015.

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As Other Countries Race To Reduce Petrol Prices, We Buck The Trend By Doing The Opposite

RATIONALISATION. That’s the word for the day. Maybe even the word of the week. Unless you didn’t know already, the Malaysian Government yesterday announced an increase of 20 sen for the price of petrol in the country. Effective 12.01am today, the new price for RON95 is RM2.30 per litre while diesel is at RM2.20 per litre.

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Loss Of Smell May Be Predictor Of Death In Older Adults - Study

An elderly couple sit on a bench next crocus flowers in a park in Duesseldorf March 17, 2010. Pic: ReutersBeing unable to smell bacon frying may be far more dire than simply missing out on one of life's pleasures. In older adults, it could be a predictor of increased risk of death within five years.

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More Baby Hatches, More Social Problems?

There has been a rise of baby dumping cases in the nation. Pic: malaysiansmustknowthetruth.blogspot.comIt is truly heartbreaking whenever news emerge of a small, innocent baby being dumped in places that you could never imagine!

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Seeking The Yeti, Mythical Monster Of Nepal, Tibet, India And Bhutan

Approach to Mt Everest Pic: lampertron / CC BY-ND 2.0Everyone has heard the stories. The grizzled mountaineer who stumbles from his tent high in the Himalaya to find enormous footprints in the snow. The lone trekker who spots a strange figure, standing upright on two legs, silhouetted against the mist on a remote mountain pass. Welcome to the mysterious world of the yeti…

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New Momentum on Climate Must Generate Action in Asia and the Pacific

Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary-General of the UN and Executive Secretary of ESCAPThe landmark Climate Summit convened by the United Nations Secretary-General last week in New York was unprecedented in terms of the participation of leaders, the private sector and a range of other stakeholders.

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10 Facts About Lebuhraya Damansara–Puchong (LDP)

HERE are 10 interesting facts about LDP (Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong) as listed by funnymalaysia.net:

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