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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

DOH: 145 Yuletide-related firecracker injuries so far

Every year, the Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines holds it campaign against firecrackers particularly during the holiday season.
But it seems that Filipinos ignore bans until they suffer from injuries.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Most dangerous firecrackers in the Philippines

The Department of Health has made annual campaigns in banning all firecrackers during the holiday season.
As well, the police department raid firecracker factories that are considered illegal in the country.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Public viewing of bodies with infectious diseases banned--Health dept

The health department of the Philippines has amended its regulations concerning the disposal of the remains of dead humans. It now prohibits the open viewing of the bodies of those who died of "dangerous communicable diseases."
An administrative order was released this month that strictly enforced bodies of afflicted individuals must be contained in durable airtight containers or cadaver bags at the point of death with a biohazard tag attached.

Monday, December 13, 2010

WikiLeaks: The most explosive event of the year

For those who wonder what WikiLeaks is and what it is all about, here is a primer. A Swedish documentary of how it started, who are the people behind it, what its purposes are, and what the future may hold. Is WikiLeaks a villain or a hero? Watch the 57-minute video below before it is taken out.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Machine converts plastic into oil

This 5-minute YouTube video shows Japanese inventor Akinori Ito and his machine that transforms waste plastic materials into oil.
When the oil is segregated into kerosene, gasoline and diesel, it can propel vehicles and can be used for cooking, too.