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Chicago Tribune
Pope Francis makes it an exciting time to be CatholicEarlier this week Pope Francis made a historic visit via satellite feed to Chic
Pope Francis makes it an exciting time to be Catholic
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
Earlier this week Pope Francis made a historic visit via satellite feed to Chicago's Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, where he reminded those of us in attendance that Catholic faith and education are capable of updating themselves. Not surprisingly,... Read more
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Brown University Athletics
Vatican City Highlights Bears Third Day In RomeWhat a day! On our third day in Rome, we had the chance to take a trip down to
Vatican City Highlights Bears Third Day In Rome
Brown University Athletics / Posted yesterday
What a day! On our third day in Rome, we had the chance to take a trip down to tour the famous Vatican City. I say down because we actually did go down, and underground! In lieu of the big charter busses we have become accustomed to on our trip, we... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Can a company innovate without working its employees to death?The inventor of Bluetooth credits his work-life balance and serene existence wi
Can a company innovate without working its employees to death?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The inventor of Bluetooth credits his work-life balance and serene existence with sparking the creativity that led to his invention. Image / iStock In the summer of 1994, Jaap Haartsen started worked on what would become a ubiquitous and essential... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Courtroom Artist Is Prepared for 2nd Shot at Tom Brady Deflategate Trial SketchShe's studied every cleft and crevice, laboring tirelessly in the name of dimpl
Courtroom Artist Is Prepared for 2nd Shot at Tom Brady Deflategate Trial Sketch
Bleacher Report / Posted 3 days ago
She's studied every cleft and crevice, laboring tirelessly in the name of dimple realism. Pastels that were once dull are now razor-sharp blades, honed to perfection through hours of tracing boyish features and perfectly cloven chins. Jane... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Best cruise destinations to experience culture: Latest trends in cruisingPainting classes, jazz concerts, tea ceremonies. Culture is an important part o
Best cruise destinations to experience culture: Latest trends in cruising
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Painting classes, jazz concerts, tea ceremonies. Culture is an important part of travel, and cruises are no exception. Ever since young aristocrats set off on the Grand Tour, culture and education have remained at the core of many a journey. In the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Visit Europe’s hot spots far from the madding crowdLong ticket lines overwhelm Europe's biggest sights. It amazes me how the vast
Visit Europe’s hot spots far from the madding crowd
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
Long ticket lines overwhelm Europe's biggest sights. It amazes me how the vast majority of people just line up for these sights, wasting literally hours to get in, when with a little advance planning, you can waltz right in. For instance, at the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Local version of the "Sistine Chapel" trying to survive the test of timeA famous piece of art is trying to survive the test of time. The Kempton Hotel
Local version of the "Sistine Chapel" trying to survive the test of time
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
A famous piece of art is trying to survive the test of time. The Kempton Hotel in Albany Township, Berks County, has been around since 1874. Once you step inside you have to look up to see its rich history. "A lot of people come here just because... Read more
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Philly.com
The Villanova hands behind the pope's social presenceSusan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Friday, August 28, 2015, 1:08
The Villanova hands behind the pope's social presence
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Susan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Friday, August 28, 2015, 1:08 AM "Although it was just a click, it was kind of like a silence . . . that quiet moment before something big happens," said Rhabb, 24, who now works at Penn Fertility... Read more
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TribLIVE
North Hills High School planetarium converted to digital theaterNorth Hills High School is set to open a digital immersion theater, one of few
North Hills High School planetarium converted to digital theater
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
North Hills High School is set to open a digital immersion theater, one of few in the state to offer students and the community an opportunity to experience video across a full dome. The theater is scheduled to open Friday and will be available to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Rick Steves: Discover Europe, away from the crowdsCrowds are becoming an increasing nuisance at top European attractions. There's
Rick Steves: Discover Europe, away from the crowds
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Crowds are becoming an increasing nuisance at top European attractions. There's almost no way to experience places like the Sistine Chapel or the Palace of Versailles without a constant and raging commotion of tourists. It's not uncommon to find... Read more
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The Christian Post
To Truly Help People, Don't Follow Pope's Teaching on Air ConditioningA faithful shelters from the sun with an umbrella as Pope Francis leads the Ang
To Truly Help People, Don't Follow Pope's Teaching on Air Conditioning
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
A faithful shelters from the sun with an umbrella as Pope Francis leads the Angelus prayer from the window of the Apostolic palace in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, July 19, 2015. A heat wave coming from Africa is spreading across Italy with... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Claire Henley: Adventures West (The Deeper Why)(Editor's Note: Chattanoogan Claire Henley started an adventure of a lifetime o
Claire Henley: Adventures West (The Deeper Why)
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
(Editor's Note: Chattanoogan Claire Henley started an adventure of a lifetime on the remote Pacific Crest Trail in April. Along the way, she had many adventures and found herself a husband named Big Spoon). “But I still haven’t found what I’m... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Astros historian Mike Acosta is the gatekeeper of Astros memorabilia, team historyIt’s been a busy year of milestones for Houston Astros memorabilia authenticato
Astros historian Mike Acosta is the gatekeeper of Astros memorabilia, team history
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
It’s been a busy year of milestones for Houston Astros memorabilia authenticator and in-house historian Mike Acosta, the gatekeeper of Astros team history past, present, and future He’s in charge of authenticating and archiving every piece of Astros... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Featured SlideshowsSLIDESHOW: NASA Images of the DaySLIDESHOW: NASA Images of the Day KSLA staff
Featured Slideshows
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 days ago
SLIDESHOW: NASA Images of the DaySLIDESHOW: NASA Images of the Day KSLA staff members are taking a look back at their school days with the start of the 2015-2016 school year. More >> KSLA staff members are taking a look back at their school days... Read more
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Brown University Athletics
Women’s Basketball Headed for Italian TourPROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown University women's basketball will embark on a preseas
Women’s Basketball Headed for Italian Tour
Brown University Athletics / Posted 13 days ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown University women's basketball will embark on a preseason tour of Italy from Aug. 24 to Sept. 3 as the Bears will visit four cities, play four games, and spend 10 days between Milan, Florence, Rome, and Vatican City. FOLLOW... Read more
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Brown University Athletics
Brown Men’s Basketball Preparing For Italy TourProvidence, R.I. - In preparation for the 2015-2016 season, head coach Mike Mar
Brown Men’s Basketball Preparing For Italy Tour
Brown University Athletics / Posted 14 days ago
Providence, R.I. - In preparation for the 2015-2016 season, head coach Mike Martin and the Brown men's basketball team will depart on a nine-day tour of Italy on Monday August 24 and return to campus on September 3. In between, the Bears will visit... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Glancing - Glancing BackwardToday is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in
Glancing - Glancing Backward
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 18 days ago
Today is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 15, 1945, Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced in a recorded radio address that his country had accepted terms of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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The Border Mail
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
The Border Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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The Courier
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
The Courier / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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The Young Witness
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
The Young Witness / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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Western Advocate
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
Western Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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Kiama Independent
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
Kiama Independent / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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Manning River Times
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
Manning River Times / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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The North West Star
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeInside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and inter
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
The North West Star / Posted 19 days ago
Inside knowledge can make travel to tourist destinations more relaxed and interesting. Sometimes, it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 15, 2015Today is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in
This day in history, Aug. 15, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Today is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 15, 1945, Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced in a recorded radio address that his country had accepted terms of... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 19 days ago
Today is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 15, 1945, Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced in a recorded radio address that his country had accepted terms of... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in
Today in History
New Jersey Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Today is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 15, 1945, Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced in a recorded radio address that his country had accepted terms of... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in
Today in History
Lowell Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Today is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 15, 1945, Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced in a recorded radio address that his country had accepted terms of... Read more
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The Christian Post
Italian Church Offers $2K Baby Bonus to Christian Couples Who Agree to Have a Third ChildPope Benedict XVI baptises a baby during a mass in the Sistine Chapel at the Va
Italian Church Offers $2K Baby Bonus to Christian Couples Who Agree to Have a Third Child
The Christian Post / Posted 19 days ago
Pope Benedict XVI baptises a baby during a mass in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican, Rome, Italy, January 10, 2010. An Italian Catholic priest and his church are offering Christian couples willing to have a third child the equivalent of $2,200 in... Read more
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Washington Post
Georgetown basketball heads to Italy with chaotic 2011 trip to China in mindGeoregtown’s 2011 exhibition game in Beijing vs. the Bayi Military Rockets was
Georgetown basketball heads to Italy with chaotic 2011 trip to China in mind
Washington Post / Posted 20 days ago
Georegtown’s 2011 exhibition game in Beijing vs. the Bayi Military Rockets was halted by the fracas involving players and some fans. (CHINA DAILY/VIA REUTERS) Four years ago this month, the Georgetown men’s basketball team visited China on what was... Read more
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Mashable
Left-handed people celebrate awesomeness for #LeftHandersDayIt's "a chance to tell your family and friends how proud you are of being left-
Left-handed people celebrate awesomeness for #LeftHandersDay
Mashable / Posted 21 days ago
It's "a chance to tell your family and friends how proud you are of being left-handed, and also raise awareness of the everyday issues that lefties face as we live in a world designed for right-handers." Left handers are in the minority (around one... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Cal, Stanford basketball teams heading overseasFor Cal and Stanford, the men's basketball season begins this month with treks
Cal, Stanford basketball teams heading overseas
Oakland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
For Cal and Stanford, the men's basketball season begins this month with treks to opposite sides of the globe. The Golden Bears, with a team expected to land in the preseason top-25, leave the Bay Area on Thursday for a four-game, 12-day tour of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Cal, Stanford basketball teams heading overseasFor Cal and Stanford, the men's basketball season begins this month with treks
Cal, Stanford basketball teams heading overseas
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
For Cal and Stanford, the men's basketball season begins this month with treks to opposite sides of the globe. The Golden Bears, with a team expected to land in the preseason top-25, leave the Bay Area on Thursday for a four-game, 12-day tour of... Read more
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The Daily Review
Cal, Stanford basketball teams heading overseasFor Cal and Stanford, the men's basketball season begins this month with treks
Cal, Stanford basketball teams heading overseas
The Daily Review / Posted 21 days ago
For Cal and Stanford, the men's basketball season begins this month with treks to opposite sides of the globe. The Golden Bears, with a team expected to land in the preseason top-25, leave the Bay Area on Thursday for a four-game, 12-day tour of... Read more
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MLive.com
University of Michigan bans selfie sticks, drones at Big HouseIf the rule is good enough for the happiest place on earth, it's good enough fo
University of Michigan bans selfie sticks, drones at Big House
MLive.com / Posted 22 days ago
If the rule is good enough for the happiest place on earth, it's good enough for the University of Michigan. Following in the footsteps of the likes of Disneyland and the Sistine Chapel, Michigan officials recently added selfie sticks to the list of... Read more
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The Inyo Register
August 948 BC – Caesar's Civil War: Battle of Pharsalus – Julius Caesar decisively defe
August 9
The Inyo Register / Posted 25 days ago
48 BC – Caesar's Civil War: Battle of Pharsalus – Julius Caesar decisively defeats Pompey at Pharsalus and Pompey flees to Egypt. 1173 – Construction of the campanile of the Cathedral of Pisa (now known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa) begins; it will... Read more
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Orange County Register
Cheapo Travel: Cruises can be a vacation bargain, but it takes some planningA cruise can be a real bargain in terms of vacation, when you consider that nea
Cheapo Travel: Cruises can be a vacation bargain, but it takes some planning
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
A cruise can be a real bargain in terms of vacation, when you consider that nearly all your food and shipboard activities are included in one price. But you can also be left wondering how to get the most for your money. I asked my friend Chris... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Google Updates: New YouTube, Android M delays, and free wafflesIT'S BEEN A FAIRLY quiet week for Google News, so allow us to tantalise your ta
Google Updates: New YouTube, Android M delays, and free waffles
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 28 days ago
IT'S BEEN A FAIRLY quiet week for Google News, so allow us to tantalise your taste buds with a smorgasbord of tapas (we're nothing if not internationally minded) - lots of little bite-sized chunks of Google news. First up is a brand new player in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Can a cosmetic treatment make us 'scientifically beautiful'?Can a cosmetic treatment make you 'scientifically beautiful'? New procedure use
Can a cosmetic treatment make us 'scientifically beautiful'?
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
Can a cosmetic treatment make you 'scientifically beautiful'? New procedure uses computer to scan 17 keys areas of the face - before fillers make it symmetrical New 'Facial Profiling' claims to make a person 'scientifically beautiful' Computer... Read more
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Times of Malta
Great paintings of the Order of St JohnOne of the highlights of the age-old conflict between Christians and Muslims wa
Great paintings of the Order of St John
Times of Malta / Posted 1 months ago
One of the highlights of the age-old conflict between Christians and Muslims was during the Crusades in the Holy Land. The Order of St John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitaller, born to provide medical assistance to pilgrims, soon turned into an... Read more
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Business Insider
3 lies 20-somethings need to stop believingLet’s be honest with each other: Many 20-somethings are struggling. According
3 lies 20-somethings need to stop believing
Business Insider / Posted 1 months ago
Let’s be honest with each other: Many 20-somethings are struggling. According to an analysis of U.S. Census data by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 40% of unemployed workers in the United States are... Read more
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Perth Now
Incredible palace that was hidden from the worldFew tourists have seen the Quirinal Palace. Picture: Majaniathi POPES and roya
Incredible palace that was hidden from the world
Perth Now / Posted 1 months ago
Few tourists have seen the Quirinal Palace. Picture: Majaniathi POPES and royals resided there in glorious splendour. An emperor dreamt in vain of doing so, too. Nowadays presidents live there. The Quirinal Palace, crowning one of Rome’s ancient... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Muscle-power changes the moviesFor years, Hollywood's focus was on the bodies of its female stars...now traine
Muscle-power changes the movies
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
For years, Hollywood's focus was on the bodies of its female stars...now trainers are buffing up the men to become eye-candy. Jake Gyllenhaal put on 20kg of muscle to play Billy Hope in the film Southpaw. Photo / AP Six years ago, Arin Babaian was... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Stanford men's basketball team is all set for its tour of ItalyThree weeks remain before the Stanford men's basketball team embarks on its 14-
Stanford men's basketball team is all set for its tour of Italy
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
Three weeks remain before the Stanford men's basketball team embarks on its 14-day trip to Italy, which includes six games against international competition with stops in Rome, Florence, Venice and Lake Como. Highlighting the tour are contests... Read more

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