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Who spends what in R&D? Korea tops in GDP and US in overall budget

GDP % wise Korea is the world leader followed by Israel, Japan, Finland and Sweden Overall US continues to lead followed by China, Japan, Germany and Korea: UNESCO Staff Report PARIS: Korea has emerged as the world leader in R&D expenditure as a percentage of GDP, followed by Israel, Japan, …

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“As long as I live, I will never forget that in no other country on Earth is my story even possible”, said Barack Obama in March 2008, months before he became the first ever black President of the United States of America. The big question. Why did it take two …

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Facebook Restores Iconic Vietnam War Photo It Censored for Nudity

Espen Egil Hansen, editor in chief of the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten, criticized Facebook for deleting a post that included Nick Ut’s Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of a naked girl fleeing napalm during the Vietnam War. Credit Stein J. Bjorge/Aftenpost The image is iconic: A naked, 9-year-old girl fleeing napalm bombs during …

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IAMCR conference worth over £1 million to Leicester visitor economy

LEICESTER: The IAMCR conference is latest success story in strategic campaign to grow business tourism in Leicester and Leicestershire’s visitor economy has gained a major boost after an international conference recently delivered an economic impact of over £1 million. This is the latest conferencing success story since the development of …

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Twin babies don’t let mom quit work

New York mom posts go viral working while breastfeeding twins A New York artist with twins has a powerful response for a peer who recently said publicly that having children would have derailed her career, and her message is starting to go viral. About two weeks ago on Facebook, Hein …

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