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Press Here To Say You Survived The Latest Bomb In Lebanon

Bombings are a frequent reality of living in Lebanon, so Lebanese student Sandra Hassan made an app to alert let friends and family know you're okay after violence strikes. It's getting a lot more attention that she had originally imagined.

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Sap Discovery Could Turn Syrup-Making Upside Down

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Beirut Bombing Spawns An App To Tell Loved Ones 'I Am Alive'

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