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redOrbit
Student finds missing foot of flesh-eating dinosaurMost fossil hunters dream of discovering the “big one”, that once in a lifetime
Student finds missing foot of flesh-eating dinosaur
redOrbit / Posted 29 minutes ago
Most fossil hunters dream of discovering the “big one”, that once in a lifetime mega-find, and 20-year-old paleontology student Sam Davies from Bridgend, Wales, got lucky on his very first day of field work for a third year project. Not only did Sam... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
For Inca Road Builders, Extreme Terrain Was No ObstacleOne of history's greatest engineering feats is one you rarely hear of. It's the
For Inca Road Builders, Extreme Terrain Was No Obstacle
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 hours ago
One of history's greatest engineering feats is one you rarely hear of. It's the Inca Road, parts of which still exist today across much of South America. Back in the day — more than 500 years ago — commoners like me wouldn't have been able to walk... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Plea made to save last remains of oldest bog road | Irish Examiner Conservationists are pleading for emergency action to stop
Plea made to save last remains of oldest bog road
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Conservationists are pleading for emergency action to stop destruction of the country’s oldest known bog road. Much of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Japan organizers defend designer over Olympics logo, deny it’s copiedAt a news conference in Tokyo, the organizers disclosed designer Kenjiro Sano’s
Japan organizers defend designer over Olympics logo, deny it’s copied
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 hours ago
At a news conference in Tokyo, the organizers disclosed designer Kenjiro Sano’s initially submitted logo, saying its emphasis on a “T” shape bore no resemblance to that of Theater de Liege. They said a circle on the background was added later as the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Juggling democracy, security in TunisiaWhatever happened to Tunisia and to the “Arab Spring” of 2011? Little Tunisia o
Juggling democracy, security in Tunisia
TribLIVE / Posted 15 hours ago
Whatever happened to Tunisia and to the “Arab Spring” of 2011? Little Tunisia on the northern coast of Africa, after all, marked the beginning of pro-democracy uprisings across the Arab world — so its development is crucial to the region. But when... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Picking up the pieces in BoholRizal statue sans legs in Loon’s plaza. PHOTOS BY LH FRANCIA NEW YORK CITY — B
Picking up the pieces in Bohol
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 hours ago
Rizal statue sans legs in Loon’s plaza. PHOTOS BY LH FRANCIA NEW YORK CITY — Before leaving Tacloban for Tagbilaran, I managed to visit the nearby coastal town of Dulag (population 48,000), facing Leyte Gulf. (Some residents have argued that it was... Read more
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Japan Today
Olympic organizers defend designer over logo; deny it's copied ‹ Japan TodayTokyo Olympic organizers defended a Japanese designer in a logo scandal Friday,
Olympic organizers defend designer over logo; deny it's copied ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 19 hours ago
Tokyo Olympic organizers defended a Japanese designer in a logo scandal Friday, denying allegations his design for the 2020 Summer Games was copied from a Belgian theater. At a news conference in Tokyo, the organizers disclosed designer Kenjiro... Read more
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Billboard
Why Nashville Is Becoming a Recording Mecca for Jill Scott & Other R&B StarsNashville and country have been synonymous for decades. But in recent years, Mu
Why Nashville Is Becoming a Recording Mecca for Jill Scott & Other R&B Stars
Billboard / Posted 20 hours ago
Nashville and country have been synonymous for decades. But in recent years, Music City recording studios like Blackbird and RCA Studio A have become unlikely homes to a different sound: contemporary soul. R&B stars Leela James, Kelly Price, Anthony... Read more
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walesonline
Several of Wales' top attractions forced to close over Bank HolidaySeveral of Wales’ top attractions will be closed over the Bank Holiday weekend
Several of Wales' top attractions forced to close over Bank Holiday
walesonline / Posted 23 hours ago
Several of Wales’ top attractions will be closed over the Bank Holiday weekend because of strikes by National Museum staff. The Rhyd-y-Car Terrace from Merthyr Tydfil built by Richard Crawshay, the iron master and now at St Fagans Members of the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Exhibit of First Ladies' dressesCharlie Neibergall/Associated Press This Jan. 20, 2009 file photo shows Presid
Exhibit of First Ladies' dresses
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press This Jan. 20, 2009 file photo shows President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dancing together at the Obama Home States Inaugural Ball in Washington. A new exhibit opens Nov. 19, 2011, at the... Read more
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Slate
Iceland’s Abandoned Turf-Roofed Homes Are Making a ComebackStories from Roads & Kingdoms Each week, Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a
Iceland’s Abandoned Turf-Roofed Homes Are Making a Comeback
Slate / Posted yesterday
Stories from Roads & Kingdoms Each week, Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a new dispatch from around the globe. For more foreign correspondence mixed with food, war, travel, and photography, visit their online magazine or follow @roadskingdoms on... Read more
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walesonline
Gold and silver rings dating back hundreds of years have been declared treasureGold and silver rings thought to be dated to the Middle-Ages and the post medie
Gold and silver rings dating back hundreds of years have been declared treasure
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Gold and silver rings thought to be dated to the Middle-Ages and the post medieval period have been declared as treasure by a coroner. Experts say the finds each provide new information about personal adornment circulating at different period in... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Licence-killThrashing, smashing, lashing, wrecking, ravaging, raging, striking, wiping, smi
Licence-kill
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
Thrashing, smashing, lashing, wrecking, ravaging, raging, striking, wiping, smiting, butchering, looting, booting — they do it all, as the world watches. Known as ISIS to the West, Daesh to the East, it is not known when and how this group came... Read more
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New Kerala
Google digitises more Indian heritage sites Internet giant Google's cultural arm on Thursday said that it was digitising
Google digitises more Indian heritage sites
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Internet giant Google's cultural arm on Thursday said that it was digitising more heritage sites to put them up in what could be termed as a online museum. The Google Cultural Institute, which was opened... Read more
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Quartz
ISIL is trying to sell plundered art and rare artifacts to US buyers, the FBI warns - Quartz blood antiquities Recovered artifacts are seen at the National Muse
ISIL is trying to sell plundered art and rare artifacts to US buyers, the FBI warns
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
- Quartz blood antiquities Recovered artifacts are seen at the National Museum of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Reduced service and longer waiting times: DVLA staff to go on strikeHundreds of staff at the DVLA are to stage a three-day strike in a dispute over
Reduced service and longer waiting times: DVLA staff to go on strike
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
Hundreds of staff at the DVLA are to stage a three-day strike in a dispute over pay. About 650 members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) at a DVLA contact centre in Swansea, south Wales, will walk out from Friday in protest at cuts... Read more
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walesonline
Hoard of Viking coins dating back 1,000 years declared treasureA hoard of historic Viking treasure found in a field has been declared treasure
Hoard of Viking coins dating back 1,000 years declared treasure
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
A hoard of historic Viking treasure found in a field has been declared treasure. The haul, which includes ancient ingots and fragments of coins dating back almost a thousand years to the time of King Cnut the Great, was found by treasure hunter... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Research Institute Offers HelpMaun — The director of Okavango Research Institute (ORI) Prof. Wellington Masam
Research Institute Offers Help
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Maun — The director of Okavango Research Institute (ORI) Prof. Wellington Masamba says the institution will be visible in all activities taking place in the Okavango Delta to ensure proper management. He made the announcement during a panel... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago rediscovers long-lost art from World's Columbian ExpositionOriginal artwork from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park rec
Chicago rediscovers long-lost art from World's Columbian Exposition
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Original artwork from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park recently was discovered in a Chicago Park District storage facility, city officials announced Wednesday. The long-lost pieces are three sliding door paintings that were... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
The British Passion for LandscapeOne of the most captivating stories in the history of art is the evolution of t
The British Passion for Landscape
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
One of the most captivating stories in the history of art is the evolution of the tradition of British landscape painting, from the 17th century onward. It's not just a narrative about an artistic genre; it's a chronicle of a nation's relationship... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Bob Hope and fleeting fameYears ago, my Uncle Jerry (my dad’s younger brother) sent me pictures from his
Bob Hope and fleeting fame
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 2 days ago
Years ago, my Uncle Jerry (my dad’s younger brother) sent me pictures from his time in Vietnam with the First Cavalry Division as a combat engineer. In some pictures he’s working in the field, others he has a cigarette dangling from his mouth as he... Read more
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Arts Journal
Adjaye in Play? What's Behind Worldwide Search for Obama Center's Architect?Adjaye could benefit from the Obama Foundation’s unorthodox decision, announced
Adjaye in Play? What's Behind Worldwide Search for Obama Center's Architect?
Arts Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Adjaye could benefit from the Obama Foundation’s unorthodox decision, announced today, to mount a worldwide search for an architect to design the planned facility for Barack Obama‘s presidential archives, a museum, and spaces for educational and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Dinosaur foot found on beach in Wales could be mini T-Rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Dinosaur foot found on beach in Wales could be mini T-Rex ancestor
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Davies, in his third year at the University of Portsmouth, said: “It was pure luck that I found it. It was just sitting on top of a slab... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Welsh dinosaur foot found by university student could be mini T-Rex ancestorExperts who examined the foot concluded that it belonged to the same theropod d
Welsh dinosaur foot found by university student could be mini T-Rex ancestor
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Experts who examined the foot concluded that it belonged to the same theropod dinosaur whose skeleton had been uncovered after a cliff fall at the beach last year. Mr Davies, a student who lives in Bridgend, South Wales, was urged to visit the beach... Read more
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walesonline
Foot of dinosaur Welsh cousin of T-Rex found by student on beachAn amateur fossil-hunter has found the missing foot of the first-ever carnivoro
Foot of dinosaur Welsh cousin of T-Rex found by student on beach
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
An amateur fossil-hunter has found the missing foot of the first-ever carnivorous dinosaur found in Wales The stunned University of Portsmouth student couldn’t believe his eyes when he saw the fossilised foot - the missing part of the full fossil... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Can Tyrannosaurus trace its family tree back to Wales? | Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 04:45 PM Tyrannosaurus – the
Can Tyrannosaurus trace its family tree back to Wales?
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 04:45 PM Tyrannosaurus – the most American of dinosaurs. The blockbuster-selling dino... Read more
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Bolton News
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Harrow Times
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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This is West Country
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor Student Sam Davies who found the the 'chance in a million' dinosaur foot foss
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Student Sam Davies who found the the 'chance in a million' dinosaur foot fossil (Picture: Dr David Martill/PA) A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor « Shropshire StarPalaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 days ago
Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on Lavernock Beach, near Penarth, South Wales. Sam, in his third year at the University of Portsmouth, said: "It was... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Streatham Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Bury Times
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Gazette
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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guardian-series
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Gazette News
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestorA dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest kno
Welsh dinosaur foot could be mini T-rex ancestor
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
A dinosaur foot found by chance on a Welsh beach could be from the earliest known ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex. Palaeontology student Sam Davies' academic career got an unexpected leg-up when he made the discovery while searching for fossils on... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR StoryWhy Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas Did About 16 ye
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
Why Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas Did About 16 years ago, I lost my hungry heart to a flour tortilla. I was in the small town of Las Vegas N.M., at Charlie's Spic & Span Café, when a server placed a basket on the table.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Natural History Museum Highlights Fauna and Flora BiodiversityLuanda — The National Museum of Natural History has highlighted its exhibitions
Natural History Museum Highlights Fauna and Flora Biodiversity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Luanda — The National Museum of Natural History has highlighted its exhibitions collections of Angolan fauna and flora as a way to show the public diversity and richness of the environment. Located in Luanda, the National Museum of Natural History... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Why Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas DidAbout 16 years ago, I lost my hungry heart to a flour tortilla. I was in the sm
Why Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas Did
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
About 16 years ago, I lost my hungry heart to a flour tortilla. I was in the small town of Las Vegas N.M., at Charlie's Spic & Span Café, when a server placed a basket on the table. Inside was a stack of thick, charmingly floppy tortillas, dotted... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Activists cry victory as Thailand destroys tonnes of ivoryAn official holds seized elephant tusks to be displayed before its destruction
Activists cry victory as Thailand destroys tonnes of ivory
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
An official holds seized elephant tusks to be displayed before its destruction in Bangkok Wednesday. (AP photo) Related Stories The government Wednesday destroyed nearly 2.2 tonnes of confiscated elephant ivory in a ceremony presided over by the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Activists claim victory as Thailand destroys 2.2 tonnes of ivoryAn official holds seized elephant tusks to be displayed before its destruction
Activists claim victory as Thailand destroys 2.2 tonnes of ivory
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
An official holds seized elephant tusks to be displayed before its destruction in Bangkok Wednesday. (AP photo) Related Stories The government Wednesday destroyed nearly 2.2 tonnes of confiscated elephant ivory in a ceremony presided over by the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Govt destroys two tonnes of illegal ivoryOfficials verify the dimensions and weight of seized ivory worth about 100 mill
Govt destroys two tonnes of illegal ivory
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
Officials verify the dimensions and weight of seized ivory worth about 100 million baht on Aug 20 in run-up to its destruction on Wednesday. (Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard) Related Stories The government Wednesday destroyed nearly 2.2 tonnes of... Read more
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