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Toyota Issues Airbag Recall, Following Honda and Nissan
2013-04-11 18:38:38

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Toyota issued a new recall due to airbags that could deploy abnormally due to malfunctioning inflators. Japanese safety gear producer Takata Corp. manufactured the defective airbags for Toyota, as well as Honda and Nissan, Bloomberg News reports. Both of the latter auto manufacturers have already issued recalls to replace the defective airbags. Takata Corp produced airbags for Toyota from 2000 to 2002. The recall affects Toyota...

Young Teenagers Not Having Sex As Often As Public Believes
2013-04-02 10:15:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it comes to teenagers and sex, several studies have shown teen sex and pregnancy is on the decline. One recent study has shown teenagers are finding safer alternatives to intercourse. And another had seen a recent decline in the number of teens engaging in oral sex. Some previous research has also looked at sexual activity among teens 14 and younger, but most of those studies date from the 1990s and none have shown...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.