Posts Tagged 'civil unrest'

45 Most Powerful Photos Of 2014

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BuzzFeed collected some of the most powerful images that sum up what happened in 2014. Surely, 2015 will be better! (hope, hope)

See all the photos HERE.

 

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Almost Everything You Need To Know About Tear Gas

Mental_floss posted a short article full of facts about tear gas –

What is it?

Tear gas isn’t one specific chemical, and it’s usually not even a gas, despite the name. There are a few different compounds that are used as “lachrymatory agents.” Most of them are solids at room temperature, and get mixed with liquid or gas dispersal agents for use.

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Smart Bracelet Protects Aid Workers

smartbracelet-rAccording to BBC –

A hi-tech bracelet could soon be helping civil rights and aid workers at risk of being kidnapped or killed. When triggered, the personal alarm uses phone and sat-nav technology to warn that its wearer is in danger. Warnings are sent in the form of messages to Facebook and Twitter to rally support and ensure people do not disappear without trace. The first bracelets are being given out this week and funding is being sought to make many more.

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