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AllAfrica.com
Twenty Five More ExitsFollowing the very good example set by British voters last Thursday, of lightly
Twenty Five More Exits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Following the very good example set by British voters last Thursday, of lightly throwing away the economic boom baby with the fear of immigration bathwater, countries all over the world are frantically looking around to execute an exit, with or... Read more
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Aljazeera
Europe is the creation of the Third WorldIn a famous passage in his now classic book, Wretched of the Earth (1961) Frant
Europe is the creation of the Third World
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
In a famous passage in his now classic book, Wretched of the Earth (1961) Frantz Fanon wrote one of his most iconic phrases: "Europe is literally the creation of the Third World." Why would he say that and what could that phrase actually mean? What... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential electionBy NICHOLAS RICCARDI and BILL BARROW Associated Press Published: June 25, 2016
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential election
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 2 days ago
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and BILL BARROW Associated Press Published: June 25, 2016 12:00 AM DENVER (AP) -- Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration policy. The rise of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential electionDENVER (AP) — Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration poli
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential election
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) — Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration policy. The rise of populist and nationalist sentiments, particularly among less-educated and older white voters. The politics behind the United Kingdom's vote to leave the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
There’s no shortage of good shows on FYI this Julytakes it to the next level in Season 8 with more renowned international guest c
There’s no shortage of good shows on FYI this July
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
takes it to the next level in Season 8 with more renowned international guest chefs, bright new talents and a load of exciting challenges. Judges Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston and George Calombaris are back to share their own unique talent... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential electionDENVER (AP) � Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration poli
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential election
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) � Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration policy. The rise of populist and nationalist sentiments, particularly among less-educated and older white voters. The politics behind the United Kingdom's vote to leave the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential electionDENVER (AP) � Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration poli
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential election
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) � Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration policy. The rise of populist and nationalist sentiments, particularly among less-educated and older white voters. The politics behind the United Kingdom's vote to leave the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential electionDENVER (AP) � Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration poli
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential election
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) � Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration policy. The rise of populist and nationalist sentiments, particularly among less-educated and older white voters. The politics behind the United Kingdom's vote to leave the... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential electionDENVER (AP) � Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration poli
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential election
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) � Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration policy. The rise of populist and nationalist sentiments, particularly among less-educated and older white voters. The politics behind the United Kingdom's vote to leave the... Read more
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Salon.com
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential electionDENVER (AP) — Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration poli
Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential election
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) — Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration policy. The rise of populist and nationalist sentiments, particularly among less-educated and older white voters. The politics behind the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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The Courier
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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The Young Witness
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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Western Advocate
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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Manning River Times
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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The North West Star
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earthThis place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spac
Namibia on board Rovos Pride of Africa train review: The weirdest place to travel on earth
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
This place is another planet and 'the world's most luxurious train' is our spaceship. Namibia, place of sand and stone, is another planet. Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Education should create sense from nonsenseThe notion of education is crinkum crankum and can be explained and comprehende
Education should create sense from nonsense
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
The notion of education is crinkum crankum and can be explained and comprehended differently by educational experts. In this piece of paper I will use one definition of education to try and explain education. A lexical definition of education is that... Read more
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BBC News
Is China-Pakistan 'silk road' a game-changer?investment plan which will largely centre on an economic corridor from Gwadar i
Is China-Pakistan 'silk road' a game-changer?
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
investment plan which will largely centre on an economic corridor from Gwadar in Pakistan to Kashgar in the Chinese region of Xinjiang. The BBC's M Ilyas Khan looks at the significance of the plans. Why has this got people talking?Image caption... Read more
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Money Management
Tax efficiency no longer primary driver for offshore investmentAccess to greater or better range of investment options has become a primary dr
Tax efficiency no longer primary driver for offshore investment
Money Management / Posted 3 days ago
Access to greater or better range of investment options has become a primary driver for the high net worth (HNW) offshore investment, rather than the commonly believed tax efficiency, according to Verdict Financial. The firm's report found that HNW... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The New Zealander kidnapped in Nigeria, and the Australian who made miraculous escapebut seven others - including a New Zealander - are still being held hostage by
The New Zealander kidnapped in Nigeria, and the Australian who made miraculous escape
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
but seven others - including a New Zealander - are still being held hostage by local armed militants. The identities of the mining workers kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria have been revealed by Australian and Nigerian media, after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Andriel Nel - Municipal Demarcation Discussionholding this conference under the theme: "Demarcation & Spatial Transformation"
Deputy Minister Andriel Nel - Municipal Demarcation Discussion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
holding this conference under the theme: "Demarcation & Spatial Transformation". This underscores the growing recognition of the importance of spatial transformation and the transformation of the municipal space in particular. It is also... Read more
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Business Wire
LAMEA Automotive Head-Up Display Market 2016- Advancement in Technology in the Form of Active Window DisplayThe report highlights few prominent players operating in the Automotive Head-Up
LAMEA Automotive Head-Up Display Market 2016- Advancement in Technology in the Form of Active Window Display
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
The report highlights few prominent players operating in the Automotive Head-Up Display market. Key companies profiled in the report include Telefonica, S.A., Harman International Industries, Incorporated, TomTom NV, MicroVision, Inc., AUDI AG,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The British Referendum And The Long Arm Of The LawlessDiMartinoBooth.com, “Kings have long arms, many ears, and many eyes.” So read
The British Referendum And The Long Arm Of The Lawless
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
DiMartinoBooth.com, “Kings have long arms, many ears, and many eyes.” So read an English proverb dated back to the year of our Lord 1539. And thus was born an idiom that today translates to the very familiar Long Arm of the Law. It stands to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Via Cargo Ships and Jungle Treks, Africans Dream Of Reaching The U.S.Costa Rican officials say more than 800 people claiming to be from Africa have
Via Cargo Ships and Jungle Treks, Africans Dream Of Reaching The U.S.
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
Costa Rican officials say more than 800 people claiming to be from Africa have come to their country in just the last two months. Most are believed to be from the two neighboring Congo states in central Africa. But in a visit this week, NPR also... Read more
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The Hill
High time for Central Asia and Kazakhstan to have a voice in UN Security Councilorganisation has a greater global responsibility than the United Nations Securi
High time for Central Asia and Kazakhstan to have a voice in UN Security Council
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
organisation has a greater global responsibility than the United Nations Security Council. The Council has the solemn task of maintaining international peace with the power to intervene if threats put it or the safety of civilian populations at... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How growing global trade carries pests around worldFlorida wildlife officers hold a 5m Burmese python caught by an officer in Janu
How growing global trade carries pests around world
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Florida wildlife officers hold a 5m Burmese python caught by an officer in January. Photo / AP Swimming through the seas, taking over forests, creeping into your garden - invasive species are everywhere, and they're becoming one of the world's major... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How growing global trade carries pests around worldFlorida wildlife officers hold a 5m Burmese python caught by an officer in Janu
How growing global trade carries pests around world
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Florida wildlife officers hold a 5m Burmese python caught by an officer in January. Photo / AP Swimming through the seas, taking over forests, creeping into your garden - invasive species are everywhere, and they're becoming one of the world's major... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
New UK-funded £285million airport isLocated 1,200 miles off the coast of Angola, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocea
New UK-funded £285million airport is
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Located 1,200 miles off the coast of Angola, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, St Helena is one of the world’s most remote islands – and its new airport promised to be a lifeline for those living on the British Overseas Territory. However, last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kagame Begins Two-Day Visit to MoroccoRwanda's Paul Kagame is undertaking an official two day visit to Morocco. This
President Kagame Begins Two-Day Visit to Morocco
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Rwanda's Paul Kagame is undertaking an official two day visit to Morocco. This visit aims at underlining the close relationship between the two countries. Today morning, the president took off to Morocco on King Mohammed VI's invitation. These two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Dipuo Peters - Colloquium On Road SafetySpeaker's notes for Ms Dipuo Peters, Minister of Transport at the Colloquium on
Minister Dipuo Peters - Colloquium On Road Safety
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Speaker's notes for Ms Dipuo Peters, Minister of Transport at the Colloquium on Road Safety hosted by SANRAL and the University of Pretoria Thank you for the opportunity to meet with you on a very historic weekend in our country's recent history.... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Young people cause 8 in 10 road deaths'16 and 19 were four times more likely to be in a car crash than an adult - the
'Young people cause 8 in 10 road deaths'
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
16 and 19 were four times more likely to be in a car crash than an adult - the teenagers' inexperience was the main cause of these statistics. “However, young people are not the only culprits - we need to reverse a little bit,” she said. “From... Read more
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examiner.com
Active Summer Family Vacations Forge Bonds, Lifelong MemoriesPlanet Adventures Tailors Costa Rica Wildlife Ecotours for Families Wild Plane
Active Summer Family Vacations Forge Bonds, Lifelong Memories
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
Planet Adventures Tailors Costa Rica Wildlife Ecotours for Families Wild Planet Adventures has family-focused departures of its Costa Rica Ultimate Wildlife Eco-Tour, scheduled in July and December. Itineraries ranging from 9 to 14 days, include... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Checks Its Road User BehaviourPretoria — As part of ongoing efforts to support nationwide road safety activit
SA Checks Its Road User Behaviour
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Pretoria — As part of ongoing efforts to support nationwide road safety activities, a road user behaviour colloquium has been convened in Pretoria. The colloquium, hosted by the Department of Transport and the South African National Roads Agency SOC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As History and Geography Bounce Backnot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Education authorities in Nig
As History and Geography Bounce Back
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
not remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Education authorities in Nigeria who lightly did away with History and Geography from the basic and senior secondary school curriculum many years ago are condemned to bring them back under a new... Read more
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Business Wire
Accenture Joins “The Floor,” a New Financial Technology Hub in Tel Aviv, IsraelTEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has joined a new hub of
Accenture Joins “The Floor,” a New Financial Technology Hub in Tel Aviv, Israel
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has joined a new hub of financial technology (fintech) start-ups based in Tel Aviv, Israel dubbed “The Floor.” As a supporter, Accenture will evaluate potential innovations for its clients and... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Geek Behind Google's Map QuestEd Parsons, Google's geographer-in-chief, is leaning over an 18th century woodc
The Geek Behind Google's Map Quest
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
Ed Parsons, Google's geographer-in-chief, is leaning over an 18th century woodcut map from the Chonhado, the Korean atlas of the world. Here, on thin parchment, the earth is a wobbly blue watercolor dot centered around the sacred Mount Meru, close to... Read more
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Quartz
Whether you’re for or against universal basic income, your data is no goodspotty data. Researchers reviewing the science in 1993 were simultaneously clai
Whether you’re for or against universal basic income, your data is no good
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
spotty data. Researchers reviewing the science in 1993 were simultaneously claiming “few adverse effects” and “an avalanche of negative results.” It’s not that different today. GiveDirectly, a charity that gives unconditional cash to the poor,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Needs a Sustainable Solution With Cataract Blindnesscondition where the eye's natural lens which lies behind the iris and the pupil
Africa Needs a Sustainable Solution With Cataract Blindness
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
condition where the eye's natural lens which lies behind the iris and the pupil is clouded. It is the principal cause of blindness in the world. In the US, most people only experience mild visual impairment before they seek care. Insurance... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Flexible Packaging Market Worth USD 156.3 Billion by 2025 - Amcor, Ampac, Bemis HoldingThe Global Flexible Packaging Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 5.7%
Global Flexible Packaging Market Worth USD 156.3 Billion by 2025 - Amcor, Ampac, Bemis Holding
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
The Global Flexible Packaging Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 5.7% over the next decade to reach approximately $156.3 billion by 2025. This industry report analyzes the global markets for Flexible Packaging across all the given segments... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Geek Behind Google's Map QuestEd Parsons, Google's geographer-in-chief, is leaning over an 18th century woodc
The Geek Behind Google's Map Quest
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
Ed Parsons, Google's geographer-in-chief, is leaning over an 18th century woodcut map from the Chonhado, the Korean atlas of the world. Here, on thin parchment, the earth is a wobbly blue watercolor dot centered around the sacred Mount Meru, close to... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Geek Behind Google's Map QuestEd Parsons, Google's geographer-in-chief, is leaning over an 18th century woodc
The Geek Behind Google's Map Quest
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
Ed Parsons, Google's geographer-in-chief, is leaning over an 18th century woodcut map from the Chonhado, the Korean atlas of the world. Here, on thin parchment, the earth is a wobbly blue watercolor dot centered around the sacred Mount Meru, close to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Freetown Water Crisis - We May Have Survived It This YearThe recent water crisis in Freetown was beyond everyone's expectation. From Mar
Freetown Water Crisis - We May Have Survived It This Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The recent water crisis in Freetown was beyond everyone's expectation. From March to nearly the end of May this year, access to safe drinking water in Freetown was very problematic. The same was the case in many other cities and towns in the country.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Delta bets on ocean flights for growthpushed back from Gate G6, an airport firetruck sprayed it with a water cannon t
Delta bets on ocean flights for growth
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
pushed back from Gate G6, an airport firetruck sprayed it with a water cannon to celebrate the new route. Fewer than 10 of the approximately 500 daily departures from Minneapolis-St. Paul International go beyond North America, so the new flight... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Plea for Democracy in ZanzibarThere is an old Swahili proverb that a small fire can destroy a great forest.
A Plea for Democracy in Zanzibar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
There is an old Swahili proverb that a small fire can destroy a great forest. Zanzibar is a small nation, an archipelago of islands and a semi-autonomous part of the United Republic of Tanzania. Yet what happens here will have a wider impact on the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Does God Always Beat You?Right in the middle of a department store, the little boy said, “Mommy, don’t b
Does God Always Beat You?
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
Right in the middle of a department store, the little boy said, “Mommy, don’t beat me when we get home.” Puzzled and perplexed, the mother looked at her son and asked, “Honey, I never beat you. Why do you say that?” “Yes you do, Mommy. All the time.... Read more
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