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Malaysia’s railroad systems better than Sweden and Denmark

Surprisingly enough, according to a survey made by World Economic Forum in 2013, Malaysia has better railroad infrastructure than Denmark and Sweden. Malaysia ranks 17, and Denmark is ranked 19 and Sweden 21. While Finland is in the top together with Singapore, Norway has long had some of the slowest roads in Europe and the traffic flows worse…

James Bond star to raise public awareness of mine action

Yesterday United Nations in Thailand wrote on their Facebook: Ban Ki-moon has designated actor Daniel Craig as the first United Nations Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards. The James Bond star will work to raise public awareness of mine action and help garner political and financial support. Find out more from UNMAS: http://j.mp/1EAHzYf…

Philippine Women having more sex after giving birth

A recent anthropological study shows that Philippine women are having sex right after giving birth. They are even more sexually active than before getting pregnant and way more active than Western women, who wait 6 weeks to have sex after giving birth. In the Philippines, women are having more sex in the weeks just after…

Sauna-goers may live longer: Study

Men who regularly visited a sauna lived longer and were less likely to die of sudden heart attacks than men who did not visit as often, said a Finnish study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in February. Read more: Free Malaysia Today  

Volvo self-driving cars ‘reacts faster than most humans’

Volvo Cars presents a unique, complete system solution that makes it possible to integrate self-driving cars into real traffic – with ordinary people in the driver’s seat. The solution was presented on February 19. “We are entering uncharted territory in the field of autonomous driving,” says Dr Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President Research and Development…

Thailand has some of the best snake oil

Scientists in Bangkok found out that snakes from Thailand produce the world’s best oil, when it comes to cosmetic production. Because of the tropical climate, snakes in Thailand have an anti fungal ingredient, which makes their oil far better than snakes from colder climates, a new investigations shows. It is scientists from a university in Bangkok, who…