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Iran to unveil new air defense systems

Iran will unveil new domestically manufactured or upgraded medium-range and long-range air defense systems during the military parade that will be held on September 22 to mark Sacred Defense Week, the commander of the Khatam-ol-Anbiya Air Defense Base announced on Wednesday. The missile, artillery, and radar systems that will be unveiled have been manufactured or upgraded by Iranian experts, Brigadier ... Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency increases dementia risk

New study has unveiled that older people with low vitamin D are threatened with higher risk of developing dementia.  An international team of researchers, led by Dr David Llewellyn at the University of Exeter Medical School in UK, has monitored people for six years. Observing nearly 1650 people aged over 65 unraveled the existence of association between level of vitamin ... Read More »

Last post Rev. Interview by Kourosh Yaghmaie

Kourosh was a Rock pioneer that you might say was ahead of his time, creating many experimental musical numbers using mainly electric guitar and keyboard. Read More »

A look at the 2014 BMW 4-series Convertible

The 4-series employs a three-piece retractable hardtop, just as the preceding BMW 3-series convertible did. It will go up or down in about 20 seconds. Price range is around $48,000 to $60,000 depending on model and added options. Optional features include heated front seats, a self-parking system, which can automatically locate a parking spot and steer the car into it, ... Read More »

Google to prioritise secure websites

BBC reported today that Google has said it will give preference to more secure websites in its search rankings from now on. The search engine has been testing highlighting pages that have HTTPS encryption by default, and will now roll out across its algorithms. “We’ve seen positive results, so we’re starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal,” Google said. ... Read More »

Obama authorises air strikes on Iraq

BBC reported that US President Barack Obama today said that he has authorised air strikes against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, if they threaten US interests or to prevent the slaughter of religious minorities. However, the president said US troops would not be sent back to Iraq. The US has already made humanitarian air drops to Iraqis under threat from ... Read More »

Hardliners Make Baseless Accusations Against arrested WaPo reporter

Source: International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran After two weeks of silence by Iranian officials on the reason for the detention of husband-and-wife journalists Jason Rezaian and Yegabeh Salehi and their whereabouts, media with ties to security and intelligence organs believed to be holding them have begun leveling baseless charges of spying against them, revealing the intentions of interrogators ... Read More »

Over eating fruits and veggies shows no increased health benefits

Eating more than five portions of fruit and vegetables a day does not grant the body further benefits, new research pinpointed. A team of international researchers analyzed 16 worldwide studies in the US, Asia and Europe involving more than 833,000 people, though some 56,000 died during the follow-up period. The recent study, centered on effects of fruit and vegetables on ... Read More »

Chili peppers cut risk of developing intestinal cancer

Animal study has indicated that the active ingredient in chili peppers known as capsaicin plays significant role in reducing the risk of developing intestinal tumors. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine found that capsaicin produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines. The occurred phenomenon ultimately triggers a reaction at the tissue ... Read More »