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Welcome, friends to the intersection of stories about silly words and stories about electronic cigarettes. Every year, Oxford Dictionaries chooses a single word that defines the world that we live in, and the word that defines 2014 is vape. The term fought off strong competition from bae, contactl

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Doctors think that the World Health Organization should ease off against electronic cigarettes, if only because the dangers have to be less harmful than the real thing. For its part, however, the WHO disagrees, publishing a report saying that it wants these nicotine delivery systems to be regulate

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The World Health Organization suspects that e-cigarettes should be treated with the same regulatory scorn as Tobacco, even if it hasn't yet made this conclusion legally binding. A group of 53 doctors, however, are now urging the WHO to take a gentler approach. They've signed an open letter admitti

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To say that experts generally don't agree about whether cellphone radiation can fry your brain is an understatement of massive proportions, but amazingly enough, the World Health Organization has come to a pseudo-conclusion. A group of 31 scientists from 14 countries working in the org's Internation

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You see what we're seeing in the browser history? Google Who. Google Who? What's that? It appears at the 32 minute mark from yesterday's Android event video. Perhaps it's just an internal directory lookup or maybe it's something more, a 20 percent project possibly. Tommy, can you hear me? Update:

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Kudos to Bristol University for catching our attention, and doing so in the name of promoting education. Professor of Ultrasonics Bruce Drinkwater is evoking a rather iconic name to better explain how cool science / engineering can be. Though already used in the manufacturing and medical fields --

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This eyeball, currently under construction in Chicago's Loop district, is an art project appropriately named \"Atraxi\" \"Eye.\" Getting into a staring contest could be a deadly affair.

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As it turns out, the World Health Organization (WHO) isn't condoning e-cigarette products -- shockingly -- as some manufacturers might like you to believe. In fact, the lawsuit flag is being waved at a few companies who brazenly plastered the organization's name and logo across promotional material

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