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New York City to host first annual Honey Festival on Saturday

Honey-FestivalNew York City is all set to host its first annual Honey Festival on Saturday, September 17th, at the Rockaway Boardwalk in Queens.

Organized by the Bedfordshire Beekeepers Association, the Honey Festival will provide visitors with a rare chance to meet beekeepers and experts to gain knowledge about everything related to honey and honeybees.

E-books transforming book industry drastically

E-books transforming book industry drasticallyEmergence of electronic-books has transformed the book industry drastically as electronic-books, such as Amazon’s Kindle, are posing a serious threat to the paper-books.

Packaging books and shipping them to shops is becoming obsolete and publishers are in danger as book publishing resembles the music industry of the early 2000s.

Judge asks Ceglia’s lawyers to release more information to Facebook

Judge asks Ceglia’s lawyers to release more information to FacebookThe US Magistrate Judge in New York has ruled that the lawyers of Paul Ceglia, who is fighting a legal battle over the ownership of Facebook, have improperly designated 120 of the documents as confidential.

Human Rights Watchdog Expose Choked Maternity Care in South Africa

Maternity-CareIn a recent shocking report by the New York-based Human Rights Watch, it has come to revelation that South Africa's maternal mortality rate has gone up by almost four times as compared to that in other African countries.

Though HIV /AIDS infection is widely spread in Africa, the number of deaths during delivery is on an alarming rise, thereby exposing the dithering maternity services in the hospitals.

US secret service raid Apple store webcam artist’s home

Kyle-McDonaldThe US Secret Service confirmed that it raided the home of an artist who installed a software program on computers at two Apple stores in New York and gathered pictures of shoppers staring at the machines.

Kyle McDonald, 25, of Brooklyn, who has so far not been arrested, used to gather the pictures and post them the blogging site Tumblr. The site features a video and a number of pictures, showing shoppers trying-out computers.

New York Post forces iPad users to subscribe

ipadThe New York Post has reportedly blocked access to its website via the iPad’s Safari browser.

According to emerging reports, the iPad users that try to view The New York Post’s website via the iOS-powered browser, Safari, encounter an advertisement that states that the editorial content is accessible only via the New York Post app.