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Daily Telegraph
Major John CampbellIn September 1944, as the Eighth Army pushed up the Adriatic Coast to try to li
Major John Campbell
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 minutes ago
In September 1944, as the Eighth Army pushed up the Adriatic Coast to try to liberate Ravenna before the winter set in, Campbell took command of “S” Patrol. By winter, British and Canadian forces, much reduced in strength by losses suffered on their... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Are artificial waves surfing's future? California man riding the trendFor two days, Tom Rezvan waited patiently, staring at the waves and hoping for
Are artificial waves surfing's future? California man riding the trend
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 minutes ago
For two days, Tom Rezvan waited patiently, staring at the waves and hoping for a chance to ride something close to perfect. That isn't what you'd expect a surfer to do and hope for when, instead of a tropical island, he's in the foothills of Wales'... Read more
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Business Wire
MHG Funds Global Trek To Raise Awareness about Plastic Pollution and AlternativesFLORENCE, Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, CEO of MHG, Paul A. Pereira announced
MHG Funds Global Trek To Raise Awareness about Plastic Pollution and Alternatives
Business Wire / Posted an hour ago
FLORENCE, Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, CEO of MHG, Paul A. Pereira announced the company is sponsoring an expedition to raise awareness regarding plastic pollution on a global scale. On September 2nd, the “From Florence to Singapore” expedition... Read more
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Columbia Star
Artist creates unique tribute to art giant Georgia O’KeeffeArtist Judy Hubbard prepares for the launch of The O’Keeffe Centennial Celebrat
Artist creates unique tribute to art giant Georgia O’Keeffe
Columbia Star / Posted an hour ago
Artist Judy Hubbard prepares for the launch of The O’Keeffe Centennial Celebration which began at Columbia College August 8. In the fall of 1915, a young woman named Georgia O’Keeffe arrived with little fanfare on the campus of Columbia College in... Read more
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Gamasutra
The A.I. Invasion universe is expanding!For the first time players will visit Duvoo, an A.I. infested desert planet, to
The A.I. Invasion universe is expanding!
Gamasutra / Posted an hour ago
For the first time players will visit Duvoo, an A.I. infested desert planet, to retrieve cargo from a shot down A.I. flag ship. With an even bigger team players will then revisit the ice planet Alkonost to fend of the biggest A.I. army to date while... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Man struck by car in Palm DesertA man was struck by a car around 8:30 Wednesday night, near the intersection of
Man struck by car in Palm Desert
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted an hour ago
A man was struck by a car around 8:30 Wednesday night, near the intersection of Highway 74 and El Paseo in Palm Desert. The Palm Desert Police Department says the man sustained serious injuries. The man stepped into traffic, and was struck by a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dreams of drowning: Italy struggles to help traumatised migrantsROME: The sensation of drowning, short-term memory loss, insomnia and suicidal
Dreams of drowning: Italy struggles to help traumatised migrants
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
ROME: The sensation of drowning, short-term memory loss, insomnia and suicidal tendencies: they may have made it safely to Italy, but many asylum seekers are plagued by symptoms of trauma and the psychological help they need is in short... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
America’s Empire of Bases « BulatlatThis is one of the “Best of TomDispatch: Chalmers Johnson on Garrisoning the Pl
America’s Empire of Bases « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted an hour ago
This is one of the “Best of TomDispatch: Chalmers Johnson on Garrisoning the Planet,” reposted on the said site last month, Aug. 9, 2015. A note to its readers said: … Every now and then, in the quieter days of summer, it feels good and appropriate... Read more
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Game Informer
2015 Video Game Release ScheduleIt wasn’t even September when readers started asking when we’d publish the init
2015 Video Game Release Schedule
Game Informer / Posted an hour ago
It wasn’t even September when readers started asking when we’d publish the initial list of 2015 release dates. Our ever-popular and regularly updated roster of launch dates for the new year is here. If you see anything we’ve missed, please let us... Read more
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The Courier
Bizarre 'alien corpse' discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre 'alien corpse' discovered in Russia has experts stumped
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny "alien creature" that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's light combat helicopter completes crucial trialsThe LCH is heavily armoured to protect its two pilots from enemy fire, and has
India's light combat helicopter completes crucial trials
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
The LCH is heavily armoured to protect its two pilots from enemy fire, and has a 'stealthy' fuselage that is hard to detect with radarThe LCH is heavily armoured to protect its two pilots from... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Las Vegas' new ad campaign pushes 'sexy' watering habitsLAS VEGAS (AP) - Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make
Las Vegas' new ad campaign pushes 'sexy' watering habits
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 2 hours ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make water conservation sexy, this time with funny ads in Las Vegas. The Southern Nevada Water Authority this week launched a campaign on television, radio, print and social... Read more
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Marie Claire
Here Comes The Boys: The New Fragrance Ads You Need To WatchIt�s known as a good day on the beauty desk when we get our hands on not one, b
Here Comes The Boys: The New Fragrance Ads You Need To Watch
Marie Claire / Posted 3 hours ago
It�s known as a good day on the beauty desk when we get our hands on not one, but two, super sexy men�s fragrance campaigns. Happy Thursday all! Dior have made possibly the best celebrity signing ever with Johnnie Depp as the face of their classic... Read more
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Evening Standard
Grown up actuallyThomas Brodie-Sangster plonks down his motorbike helmet and wraps his leather j
Grown up actually
Evening Standard / Posted 3 hours ago
Thomas Brodie-Sangster plonks down his motorbike helmet and wraps his leather jacket around his chair. The 25-year-old reminds me of a daddy longlegs: he seems about 80 per cent limbs, but with camera-friendly cheekbones and a naughty grin. The... Read more
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Duquoin.com
Mark L. Hopkins: The illegal immigration argumentThe presidential campaign of 2016 is already in full swing, and the primary iss
Mark L. Hopkins: The illegal immigration argument
Duquoin.com / Posted 3 hours ago
The presidential campaign of 2016 is already in full swing, and the primary issues have crystallized. Chief among these is what to do about illegal immigration and about the estimated 11 million illegals hiding just below the surface in our... Read more
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CNET
Sphero BB-8 is the 'Star Wars' toy you're looking forWhen the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" trailer dropped last November, one litt
Sphero BB-8 is the 'Star Wars' toy you're looking for
CNET / Posted 3 hours ago
When the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" trailer dropped last November, one little astromech droid was the talk of the town: BB-8, the adorable spherical robot spotted zipping along the desert landscape. The robot itself was designed and puppeteered... Read more
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Game Informer
2015 Video Game Release ScheduleIt wasn’t even September when readers started asking when we’d publish the init
2015 Video Game Release Schedule
Game Informer / Posted 3 hours ago
It wasn’t even September when readers started asking when we’d publish the initial list of 2015 release dates. Our ever-popular and regularly updated roster of launch dates for the new year is here. If you see anything we’ve missed, please let us... Read more
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International Business Times
Syria crisis: Gulf States should open their doors to Syrian refugees Over the past few years the world has witnessed the greatest refugee crisis of
Syria crisis: Gulf States should open their doors to Syrian refugees
International Business Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Over the past few years the world has witnessed the greatest refugee crisis of the 21st century unfold live on its television screens. What started as peaceful protests by Syrians demanding rights quickly turned into the bloodiest and arguably... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California Manufacturers Outperform Most StatesA new report finds California's manufacturers are among the most productive in
California Manufacturers Outperform Most States
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 hours ago
A new report finds California's manufacturers are among the most productive in the nation when measuring how much electricity they use. High voltage power lines cross through the California desert west of El Centro. That happens despite the fact... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Earth from space: five stunning picturesAs satellites orbit our planet, they are constantly casting an eye upon us, sna
Earth from space: five stunning pictures
Channel 4 News / Posted 3 hours ago
As satellites orbit our planet, they are constantly casting an eye upon us, snapping image after image of what is going on below. Nasa has a large collection of these images, which are frequently updated and available to view on its Earth... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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The Courier
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
The Courier / Posted 4 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Battle RoadIf you're interested in martial arts choreography, Jackie Chan’s latest film, “
Battle Road
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 4 hours ago
If you're interested in martial arts choreography, Jackie Chan’s latest film, “Dragon Blade,” about a lost legion of Roman soldiers finding its way to China and joining forces with local warriors, just won a major honor in that department, the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Big Picture photography competition: round 370This week's The Big Picture winner – and recipient of a Nikon D3300 camera, wor
The Big Picture photography competition: round 370
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
This week's The Big Picture winner – and recipient of a Nikon D3300 camera, worth £489.99 – is Jake Foden, of Warrington, Cheshire, with an image of a Berber and his camel crossing the Sahara Desert in Morocco. Scroll through the gallery to see this... Read more
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WA Today
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedWhen mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
When mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it looks like something borne from the abdominal cavity of a Nostromo crew member to... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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The Young Witness
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
The Young Witness / Posted 4 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedWhen mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
When mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it looks like something borne from the abdominal cavity of a Nostromo crew member to... Read more
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Western Advocate
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
Western Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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Manning River Times
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
Manning River Times / Posted 4 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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CNET
Bringing the past into high-resolution viewJERUSALEM -- Michael Lieber picked up the Auschwitz Album, a one-of-a-kind book
Bringing the past into high-resolution view
CNET / Posted 4 hours ago
JERUSALEM -- Michael Lieber picked up the Auschwitz Album, a one-of-a-kind book of photographs documenting Hungarian Jews' experiences in the Polish concentration camp. Lieber wasn't wearing gloves. He wasn't even being particularly careful while... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Migrants - Payback Time?Just as Europeans migrated overseas in the past, so are Africans now migrating
African Migrants - Payback Time?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Just as Europeans migrated overseas in the past, so are Africans now migrating to Europe. In this guest commentar, the head of the UN Economic Commission for Africa Carlos Lopes draws parallels between the two episodes. Since the beginning of this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adaptation to Climate Change in Dryland NigeriaExtensive research shows that Northern part of Nigeria has already experienced
Adaptation to Climate Change in Dryland Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Extensive research shows that Northern part of Nigeria has already experienced noticeable changes in climate and predicts that more changes will occur in the near future. Much of these changes are having and will continue to have negative impact on... Read more
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The North West Star
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
The North West Star / Posted 4 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedWhen mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 hours ago
When mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it looks like something borne from the abdominal cavity of a Nostromo crew member to... Read more
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The Age
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedWhen mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
When mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it looks like something borne from the abdominal cavity of a Nostromo crew member to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedA tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
The Border Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped. A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedWhen mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
When mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it looks like something borne from the abdominal cavity of a Nostromo crew member to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Old World lizard fossil found in New World changes evolution timelineA new species of lizard which has been discovered could be the 'missing link' i
Old World lizard fossil found in New World changes evolution timeline
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
A new species of lizard which has been discovered could be the 'missing link' in reptile evolution. The iguana's remains were dug out of rocks in the city of Cruzeiro do Oeste which was a desert during the Late Cretaceous when it lived on a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Tyrant' finale risks slipping back into creative quagmire"Tyrant's" bid to win TV's equivalent of "Most Improved Player" honors ultimate
'Tyrant' finale risks slipping back into creative quagmire
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
"Tyrant's" bid to win TV's equivalent of "Most Improved Player" honors ultimately fell short, as the second season's finishing kick slipped back into some of the quicksand that made the first disappointing. Interesting and provocative in its... Read more
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WA Today
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumpedWhen mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of
Bizarre alien corpse discovered in Russia has experts stumped
WA Today / Posted 5 hours ago
When mutants are loveable A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in north western Russia has locals and experts stumped. At first glance it looks like something borne from the abdominal cavity of a Nostromo crew member to... Read more
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International Business Times
Burning Man 2015 photos: Spectacular pictures of annual festival in Nevada's Black Rock DesertThis huge temporary city in the middle of the desert is home to around 65,000 p
Burning Man 2015 photos: Spectacular pictures of annual festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert
International Business Times / Posted 5 hours ago
This huge temporary city in the middle of the desert is home to around 65,000 people for one week during the annual Burning Man festival. The massive semi-circular campsite stretches for miles across the Black Rock desert in Nevada. Black Rock City,... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Earth Will Look Like After Climate ChangeA few years ago in a lab in Panama, Klaus Winter tried to conjure the future. A
What Earth Will Look Like After Climate Change
The Atlantic / Posted 6 hours ago
A few years ago in a lab in Panama, Klaus Winter tried to conjure the future. A plant physiologist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, he planted seedlings of 10 tropical tree species in small, geodesic greenhouses. Some he allowed to... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Tinashe Announces Second Album 'Joyride', Shares TrailerSeptember 03, 2015 09:29:44 GMT The 'Aquarius' follow-up, scheduled for releas
Tinashe Announces Second Album 'Joyride', Shares Trailer
AceShowbiz / Posted 6 hours ago
September 03, 2015 09:29:44 GMT The 'Aquarius' follow-up, scheduled for release in November, will feature contributions from Drake, Max Martin and Dev Hynes among others. Tinashe accompanied the album announcement with a trippy trailer which finds... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maruatona Passes OnBobonong — Former Bobirwa Member Parliament now Bobonong constituency has died
Maruatona Passes On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Bobonong — Former Bobirwa Member Parliament now Bobonong constituency has died on August 31 at Bokamoso Private Hospital after he was involved in a road accident on August 8. Mr James Jakoba Maruatona affectionately known as JJ was the third area MP... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Black S. African shakes up white preserve of game farmingLEPHALALE (SOUTH AFRICA) - The game breeding industry in South Africa is the ep
Black S. African shakes up white preserve of game farming
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
LEPHALALE (SOUTH AFRICA) - The game breeding industry in South Africa is the epitome of white, khaki-clad Afrikaner life -- just the sort of business that black entrepreneur Mike Gcabo loves to break into. Mike Gcabo (R), owner of Ekim Game... Read more
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Engadget
We flew over the Nevada desert with Avegant's 'Jellyfish' video glasses​Avegant's video headsets are like buses. You wait all year for one, and then t
We flew over the Nevada desert with Avegant's 'Jellyfish' video glasses
Engadget / Posted 8 hours ago
​Avegant's video headsets are like buses. You wait all year for one, and then two suddenly turn up at once. That thing you see above might look a million miles away from the headphone-inspired Glyph, but it is in fact a very close relative. Codenamed... Read more
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