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  • Countries With the Most Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing World Championships

    Countries With the Most Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing World Championships

      Grand Prix motorcycle racing is one of the most prestigious, popular, as well as the oldest motorsport World Championship. The mega sporting event, which features some of the top names in the motorcycle racing world, was established in 1949. The Grand Prix motorcycle racing has been divided into three classes which are Moto GP,
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  • A Look at the Value of Pesticides That Nations Imported in 2014

    A Look at the Value of Pesticides That Nations Imported in 2014

      Pesticides are used in agriculture. Farmers use pesticides to get rid of agents that may harm crops such as insects, weed and fungi. Other than this, pesticides are at times used in other activities also such as to remove shrubs and weeds from roadways as well as to combat the growth of algae in
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  • DTP3 Immunization Coverage on the Rise

    DTP3 Immunization Coverage on the Rise

      Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough), are serious diseases. However, vaccines and immunization can protect both children, as well as adults, from these diseases. Over the years, the percentage of people who have been provided immunization against these three infectious diseases is on the rise. Diphtheria, which spreads from one person to the other,
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  • Analyzing the Global Gender Gaps in Economic Participation and Opportunity

    Analyzing the Global Gender Gaps in Economic Participation and Opportunity

      The past few years have witnessed advancements being made by women in all walks of life. Today more women can be seen in the workplace. In many nations around the world, women have also come to acquire leadership roles. The woman of today has much more opportunities and economic freedom as compared to what
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  • An Insight Into the Number of Deaths From Skin Diseases

    An Insight Into the Number of Deaths From Skin Diseases

      Skin is one of the most important as well as the largest organ of the human body. The skin is the body’s outer covering and protects the ligaments, muscles, bones, as well as the internal organs. Apart from regulating the body temperature, it also allows sensations such as heat, cold, touch etc. However, as
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  • Winners of the World Figure Skating Championships

    Winners of the World Figure Skating Championships

      The World Figure Skating Championship is a prestigious tournament that is held annually in the month of March. The Participants are awarded medals in four categories, which include the men’s singles, ladies singles, ice dancing and pair skating. The history of the events dates back to the late 19th century. The first championship was
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  • Household and ambient air pollution: A Health Hazard

    Household and ambient air pollution: A Health Hazard

      Household and ambient air pollution is an environmental as well as health risk. Millions of people die every year due to household air pollution, which results from cooking with unclean fuels, or ambient air pollution, which rises from traffic, waste burning or residential fuel combustion or industrial sources. If the rising levels of air
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  • FIS Snowboarding World Championships: France Has Won the Most Medals

    FIS Snowboarding World Championships: France Has Won the Most Medals

      Snowboarding is one of the most exciting and popular sports that is played on snow-covered slopes. But, the game is not for the faint-hearted. The sport involves a person standing on a snowboard, which is tied to his or her feet, zipping down steep slopes covered with snow. Snowboarding is much like skiing; however,
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  • Davis Cup Winners (From 1991 To 2016)

    Davis Cup Winners (From 1991 To 2016)

      Tennis is one of the most popular sports in the world and is played by a majority of countries. Tennis tournaments are watched by billions of people the world over. Among the various tennis tournaments organized every year, Davis Cup is one of the most popular events in men’s tennis. In fact, it is
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  • Exploring the 2017 Energy Architecture Performance Index Rankings of Nations

    Exploring the 2017 Energy Architecture Performance Index Rankings of Nations

      The World Map Depicts the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index   The World Economic Forum (WEF) has been annually releasing the Energy Architecture Performance Index where each nation is ranked on its ability to provide energy across three dimensions of the energy triangle. These are economic growth and development, environmental sustainability, and energy access
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