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Technology (“science of craft”, from Greek τέχνη, techne, “art, skill, cunning of hand”; and -λογία, -logia[2]) is the collection of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation.

Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a Public Health Emergency...

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today declared the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). “It is...

Brilliant Data Visualization Brings The History Of Hip Hop To Life

Methodology: this uses Billboard's Hot Rap Songs Chart. Billboard began publishing this list as a weekly sales-based chart, then known as Hot Rap Singles, in 1989. In 2002, the chart was replaced with...

Great Barrier Grief

Nadine Marshall is trained as an ecologist, and she’s an expert on the Great Barrier Reef. But recently, her work has picked up an unexpected new element: crisis counseling. “People tell me...

The Great American Weed: Best Cities to Legally Toke Up in the U.S.

The legalization of marijuana for recreational and medical purposes is rapidly changing in America. Many states are adjusting their laws and regulations on weed, or creating new ones altogether. Most recently, Michigan voters passed...

These Are the 5 Best Water Purifiers for Travel

It’s only when you’ve been traveling for a while in countries with unsafe water that you truly appreciate being able to drink what comes out of the tap back home. Sure, you...

Trump Admin Escalates Multi-Pronged Attack on Climate Science

The New York Times is reporting the Trump administration is ramping up its assault on climate science through a coordinated multi-agency effort. The National Climate Assessment will reportedly remove any worst-case...

Two steps forward, yes. But it’s a change in mindset that is needed.

In November 2017,  a slave auction was broadcast around the world. CNN journalists travelled to a town not far from Tripoli, Libya and captured shocking video footage of the sale of 12...

Robots conduct daily health inspections of schoolchildren in China

Wow! Via: New Scientist: Please stand in front of Walklake for your examination. This health checking robot takes just 3 seconds to diagnose a variety of ailments in children, including conjunctivitis,...

LEGO is running 100 percent on renewable energy 3 years ahead of schedule.

Everyone knows that LEGO is all about building things. It turns out their magic extends brick by brick to positive systemic change. A few years ago, LEGO’s corporate side set an ambitious...

What is modern slavery?

Figure 1Modern slavery is an umbrella term Terminology Countries use differing terminologies to describe modern forms of slavery. This includes how they describe slavery itself, but...

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