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ÖXIT after BREXIT (german)

Nun offiziell: Österreichs Ausstieg aus der EU
Die Volksabstimmung hat nun bundesweit entschieden.

Europe launches graphic images on alcohol packages

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Following the recent launch of pictures on tobacco packages, would it be a surprise that the graphic images visualizing the horrifying impacts of the substance would also appear on alcohol, a similar –if not more so - addictive drug?

We decided to get to the bottom of this. In an attempt to create a credible fake news story, we drafted a newspaper article that features the introduction of graphic images on alcohol packages in Europe.

Österreichisches Gesundheitsministerium setzt Meilenstein in der Gesundheitsvorsorge für schulpflichtige Kinder

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Schulpflichtige Kinder erhalten tägliche notwendige Ration an Zigaretten zur Förderung der Konzentration und Regelung des Vitaminhaushaltes.

Welche Eltern kennen das Problem des Unkonzentriert seins ihrer Kinder nicht? Wie können Eltern den Energiebedarf ihrer Kinder decken?

Syoss Sued For Allegedly Making Women’s Hair Green

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Jasmine Marie and Bret Roothaert, CNN.

Hundreds of women are claiming that the popular Red Velvet hair product from Syoss has been causing their hair to turn a certain green color and damaging their scalps.

What kind of hair dye can we still trust after this scandal that Syoss has unleashed? Why did Syoss not call-back all of their products after the first complaints? On the 16th of May, 2017, CNN took the initiative and searched for the answers we are all looking for.

Facebook and their data safety regulations (featured article)

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Is our European Facebook Data safely being transferred to the US?

Facebook user data is stored in the United States on servers owned or managed by Facebook INC, although there is a headquarter here in Europe, located in Dublin and it’s there to oversee the safety agreements about data protection within Europe. The Facebook data exchange between Europe and the US was managed by the Safe Harbour agreement. This agreement was made between the EU and the US to protect EU citizens’ data if transferred by American companies to the US. But what does it mean when the Safe Harbour agreement is declared invalid?

Wer is(s)t schon gern normal?

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Wer is(s)t schon gern normal?

Die Wegwerfkultur: Zu kurz, zu klein, zu krumm. Warum wir jedem Obst und Gemüse eine Chance geben sollten.


In vielen Teilen auf der Welt herrscht Hungernot. Bei uns hingegen werden täglich wertvolle, qualitativ hochwertige Waren, speziell Obst- und Gemüsesorten, weggeschmissen, weil sie kleine äußerliche Makel aufweisen. Muss das sein? Schmecken gebogene Gurken, vernarbte Zucchini und knubbelige Kartoffeln deshalb weniger? Muss alles immer schnurstracks sein? Sollten Produkte mit Schönheitsfehlern nicht auch dauerhaft den Sprung ins Regal schaffen?

Plastik

Plastikflaschen verschmutzen die Umwelt

Blue Bell Ice Cream: A Hazardous Recall

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A patient enters a hospital in order to seek medical attention and with the overall idea that they will be taken care of. But for three Kansas patients, their hospital stay turned deadly, not because of the illness they were undergoing, but because of the food that was served to them.
After eating Blue Bell Ice Cream the hospital provided to them and others around them, these three patients died from contracting Listeria monocytogenes from the ice cream, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems, causing several illnesses and even death.

How Would You Like To Be Skinned?

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Every year tens and thousands of animals are being killed just for their hide all of this is just for the fashion world.  It is believed that these animals that are being killed for their hide are not being fairly treated, some has been skinned alive and some has been killed gruesomely. Did you know that to make one fur coat you must kill at least fifty-five wild mink? Or even thirty-five ranched mink, forty sables, eleven lynx, eighteen red foxes, eleven silver foxes, one hundred chinchillas, thirty Rex rabbits, nine beavers, thirty muskrats, fifteen bobcats, twenty-five skunks, fourteen otters, one hundred twenty-five ermines, thirty possums, one hundred squirrels, or twenty-seven raccoons.

Whistleblowing: Wanna be a Hero?

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Who’s the hero? President Barack Obama or Edward Snowden? A short brainstorm. Image if someone you don’t know have a list of all your phone calls inclusive duration and frequency, maybe also the GPS position when you were calling someone, a summary of all your messages you wrote, all the timestamps you used any social media network or even have access to the microphone or camera of your smartphone at night? Isn’t it frightening? Isn’t it alarming that this is reality?

Testing cosmetics on animals.

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Testing cosmetics on animals.

Almost everyone uses cosmetics. Some use it everyday; others only use cosmetics for special occasions. But in general, we want to look healthy and beautiful.
There are a lot of different types of cosmetics: creams, lotions, powders, perfumes lipsticks, nail polish, eye and facial makeup and many other types of products. Everyday more cosmetics are made. We can choose between hundreds of different colours of foundation to find the one that looks best with our skin tone, and there are more than a thousand different lipstick colours.

Primark - Look good. Pay less.

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Primark ist eine irische Modekette, die eine riesige Auswahl an Mode und Accessoires zum Tiefpreis anbietet und verkauft. Dabei kann es sich nicht um einen fairen Verkauf handeln.

Fleisch bringt's.

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Fleisch bringt’s.


Fleisch verleiht laut AMA Superkräfte.

Fleisch bringt’s. So lautet der Slogan einiger Werbeschaltungen der Fleischindustrie im Österreichischen Fernsehen. Die Marketingstrategie von AMA, dem Agrarmarkt Austria ist simpel und witzig gestaltet. Dem Zuseher und potenziellen Konsument wir suggeriert, dass er mit Fleisch leistungsfähiger und stärker ist. Gleichzeitig wird ihm vorgegaukelt, Fleisch sei gesund.

Tierfreunde

Manche Hundefreunde benützen die Entsorgungssäckchen doch... Davon landen nur sehr viele gefüllt doch in der nächsten Wiese oder im Kanal. Oder wie hier: Spaßvögel reißen die gesamten Säckle aus der Station und lassen sie vom Winde verwehen.

Papierbecher

Jeden Tag werden in der Mensa Papierbecher für das gratis Wasser verwendet. Meist sogar aufwendig bedruckt. Und das, obwohl eigentlich genügen Gläser vorhanden wären.

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