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New Kerala
Maldives says it will not attend the SAARC summit in Islamabadfollowing the boycott by several nations. The South Asian Association for Regi
Maldives says it will not attend the SAARC summit in Islamabad
New Kerala / Posted 49 minutes ago
following the boycott by several nations. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, better known as SAARC, consists of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Image: SAARC logo/... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Under Mahama, Honesty Is On a Long Holidayfrom the opposition, it is interpreted as the beating of war drums. While we a
Under Mahama, Honesty Is On a Long Holiday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
from the opposition, it is interpreted as the beating of war drums. While we are at it, if you Google Charlotte Osei under Wikipedia, the world-wide web, you would be educated on the fact that the mother of the Chairperson of the Electoral... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NDC Must Condemn Solomon Nkansah's Stowaway Advicethe comment, coming from no less a personality than the Chief Linguist of the r
NDC Must Condemn Solomon Nkansah's Stowaway Advice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
the comment, coming from no less a personality than the Chief Linguist of the ruling party, was an irresponsible one. The Wikipedia defines a Stowaway "as a person who secretly boards a vehicle, such as a ship, an aircraft, a train, cargo truck or... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Nobel Literature Prize announcement pushed back to Oct. 13Laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2008 at the Swedish Academy in Stockh
Nobel Literature Prize announcement pushed back to Oct. 13
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
Laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2008 at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm by Horace Engdahl | Photo courtesy of Wikipedia The prestigious Nobel Literature Prize, first awarded in 1901, has traditionally been announced on a Thursday,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
5 theater reviews in a nutshell: What to see in Phoenix this weekendconcert complete with occasional hints from a higher power (the light operator,
5 theater reviews in a nutshell: What to see in Phoenix this weekend
The Arizona Republic / Posted 10 hours ago
concert complete with occasional hints from a higher power (the light operator, actually) to stay on topic. The Wikipedia-esque biographical highlights include — after some heavy-handed foreshadowing — his May-December romance with Scott... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Actors Who Got Their Start As Kidsappearances (according to IMDb) were before the age of eight. Additionally, the
Actors Who Got Their Start As Kids
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
appearances (according to IMDb) were before the age of eight. Additionally, these celebrities had to have at least 50,000 Wikipedia page views over the past 30 days (limiting the list to celebrities who are top-of-mind), and be credited with at... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Actors Who Got Their Start As Kidsappearances (according to IMDb) were before the age of eight. Additionally, the
Actors Who Got Their Start As Kids
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
appearances (according to IMDb) were before the age of eight. Additionally, these celebrities had to have at least 50,000 Wikipedia page views over the past 30 days (limiting the list to celebrities who are top-of-mind), and be credited with at... Read more
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/Film
A Lee Daniels Musical Biopic Is In The Works From Lee Danielsout as gay. And all this is before his professional career. Lee Daniels is a s
A Lee Daniels Musical Biopic Is In The Works From Lee Daniels
/Film / Posted 12 hours ago
out as gay. And all this is before his professional career. Lee Daniels is a self-made man in Hollywood. According to his Wikipedia page, Daniels started working as a receptionist in a nursing agency in California after college. However, he... Read more
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Market Watch
Another mysterious debate sound: Hillary Clinton’s ‘whoosh’and judge less. A Noonan jab is taken at readers/listeners/absorbers for catchi
Another mysterious debate sound: Hillary Clinton’s ‘whoosh’
Market Watch / Posted 12 hours ago
and judge less. A Noonan jab is taken at readers/listeners/absorbers for catching the figurative film (or the tweet or the Wikipedia post) when the book is available. “If you can’t read deeply you will not be able to think deeply. If you can’t... Read more
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Mashable
The strange saga of the ex-porn star and the fake sports columniston former porn star Mia Khalifa, she was putting a college football player on b
The strange saga of the ex-porn star and the fake sports columnist
Mashable / Posted 13 hours ago
on former porn star Mia Khalifa, she was putting a college football player on blast for sliding into her DMs. As good ol' Wikipedia tells us, Khalifa is a "social media personality best known for her brief and successful career as a pornographic... Read more
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Slate
The Future of Language on the Internet Might Not Include Words at Allthe ravings of your most articulate, manic, so-earnest-he’s-ironic friend on a
The Future of Language on the Internet Might Not Include Words at All
Slate / Posted 17 hours ago
the ravings of your most articulate, manic, so-earnest-he’s-ironic friend on a topic he’s spent five hours chasing down a Wikipedia wormhole. Here he is, obsessive on the nomenclature of group sex: Where does an orgy stop and start? Two is a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Dear Dr. YaelGoogle founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page attended no-tech Montessori schools,
Dear Dr. Yael
The Jewish Press / Posted 19 hours ago
Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page attended no-tech Montessori schools, as did Amazon creator Jeff Bezos and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. These are all non-Jewish or non-religious people who understand how technology affects our... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tropics found to harbor higher degree of intraspecific diversity than other parts of the worldTropical forest in Martinique near the city of Fond St-Denis. Credit: Wikipedia
Tropics found to harbor higher degree of intraspecific diversity than other parts of the world
PhysOrg / Posted 21 hours ago
Tropical forest in Martinique near the city of Fond St-Denis. Credit: Wikipedia (Phys.org)—A team of researchers with the University of Copenhagen's Natural History Museum of Denmark has found that the degree of intraspecific diversity is higher in... Read more
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New Kerala
Where ads show dark skin tone may prevent girls from getting good jobs, it is important to speak out: Tannishtha - newkerala.com #125874My perception of roast was formed by all the 'Saturday Night Live' shows I watc
Where ads show dark skin tone may prevent girls from getting good jobs, it is important to speak out: Tannishtha - newkerala.com #125874
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
My perception of roast was formed by all the 'Saturday Night Live' shows I watched over the years. According to Wikipedia, 'A roast is an event in which a specific individual, a guest of honour, is subjected to good-natured jokes at... Read more
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The Jewish Press
AG Schneiderman Deepens Trump Charity ProbeEric Schneiderman and Donald TrumpPhoto Credit: Based on Wikipedia commons imag
AG Schneiderman Deepens Trump Charity Probe
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
Eric Schneiderman and Donald TrumpPhoto Credit: Based on Wikipedia commons images NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is going after Donald Trump’s alleged using money from his charitable foundation to pay for a private legal settlement, according... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Bursa Malaysia confirms receiving bomb threatBursa Malaysia headquarters. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa M
Bursa Malaysia confirms receiving bomb threat
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Bursa Malaysia headquarters. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia Bhd has confirmed that the Bursa Malaysia Building Management received a bomb threat at 12.01pm today. In its statement, Bursa Malaysia said the authorities had... Read more
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Daily Herald
Winning images of our weekly photo contestI was fortunate to have the clouds in the background for this shot. "Tone mappi
Winning images of our weekly photo contest
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
I was fortunate to have the clouds in the background for this shot. "Tone mapping" the image brought out more detail of the historic building. (FYI: per Wikipedia, it was the first permanent building to exclusively use Fluorescent tube li... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
NSW Recalls Coles And Woolworths Bread Rolls Because They May Contain Metal BitsImage: Wikipedia Put down that bread roll. The NSW Food Authority has issued a
NSW Recalls Coles And Woolworths Bread Rolls Because They May Contain Metal Bits
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
Image: Wikipedia Put down that bread roll. The NSW Food Authority has issued a recall on a number of bread roll products found in Coles, Woolworths, Metcash/IGA, corner stores and other food services outlets across NSW and the ACT due to fears that... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
Strait OnClairaudient, Clairvoyant and Clairsensitive." You may rest assured I didn't as
Strait On
The Valley Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Clairaudient, Clairvoyant and Clairsensitive." You may rest assured I didn't ask for an explanation. I would check out Wikipedia later on my cell phone. There was something else I didn't know existed and I doubt many, if any, of you did... Read more
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The Atlantic
Has ‘The Ferguson Effect’ Finally Been Debunked?FBI director James Comey to apprehension on the part of police officers to ente
Has ‘The Ferguson Effect’ Finally Been Debunked?
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
FBI director James Comey to apprehension on the part of police officers to enter areas they consider hostile or dangerous. Wikipedia offers up this definition: The Ferguson effect is the idea that increased scrutiny of police following the 2014... Read more
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J Weekly
Israeli leaders mourn Peres’ loss, celebrate his legacyof peace.” Shimon Peres (center) accepts the Nobel Peace Prize with Yasser Ara
Israeli leaders mourn Peres’ loss, celebrate his legacy
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
of peace.” Shimon Peres (center) accepts the Nobel Peace Prize with Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin in Stockholm. photo/wikipedia-gpo Among the Israelis mourning Peres’ passing was author Amos Oz, who noted that the elder statesman had... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
As Cubs reach playoffs, separating Billy Goat history from mythso it has gone, the legend growing and often being mangled in the retelling, ma
As Cubs reach playoffs, separating Billy Goat history from myth
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
so it has gone, the legend growing and often being mangled in the retelling, massaged into myth and legend. (Even Wikipedia has it wrong). But I would call this story the most reliable, for it is based on the memories of Sam Sianis,... Read more
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The Spectator
A&Epossesses both the range and “powerful, clarion” sound of a heroic tenor along
A&E
The Spectator / Posted yesterday
possesses both the range and “powerful, clarion” sound of a heroic tenor along with a more typical “baritonal quality” (as Wikipedia describes it). These characteristics are evident even to a philistine like myself. There’s a commanding,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
3 Dead, 100-Plus Injured in NJ Transit Hoboken Train Crashbarriers into the terminal reception area. Hoboken, NJ Terminal waiting and re
3 Dead, 100-Plus Injured in NJ Transit Hoboken Train Crash
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
barriers into the terminal reception area. Hoboken, NJ Terminal waiting and reception area.Photo Credit: ArnoldReinhold / Wikipedia At least three people are dead and more than 100 others injured on Thursday — including the engineer, who was in... Read more
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Games Radar
How to make a gaming podcaston your show. If you’re doing a video game music show, have the track info all
How to make a gaming podcast
Games Radar / Posted yesterday
on your show. If you’re doing a video game music show, have the track info all listed out. Having a web browser open to Wikipedia or websites with related articles to your topic at hand is useful to make sure you’re quoting things accurately or... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Walk for Health - Walk for Joy - Win a Book - Yes walking truly is one of the best things you can do for overall better health including weight loss. And yes the more you do it the more you will want to do it. My recommended daily minimum of two 3...Angeles [Photo Credit: Ron Irwin] Times Square NYC [Photo credit: Ron Irwin]
Walk for Health - Walk for Joy - Win a Book - Yes walking truly is one of the best things you can do for overall better health including weight loss. And yes the more you do it the more you will want to do it. My recommended daily minimum of two 3...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
Angeles [Photo Credit: Ron Irwin] Times Square NYC [Photo credit: Ron Irwin] Tribeca - Manhattan - NYC [Photo credit: wikipedia] Yes, walking truly is one of the best things you can do for overall better health including weight loss. And yes,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Genes underlying dogs' social ability revealedTame Grønlandshund in Upernavik, Greenland. Credit: Wikipedia The social abilit
Genes underlying dogs' social ability revealed
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Tame Grønlandshund in Upernavik, Greenland. Credit: Wikipedia The social ability of dogs is affected by genes that also seems to influence human behaviour, according to a new study from Linköping University in Sweden. The scientists have found a... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
It couldn't happen herethe inevitable rebellion with brutality. Those accused of crimes against the go
It couldn't happen here
The Addison County Independent / Posted yesterday
the inevitable rebellion with brutality. Those accused of crimes against the government, according to a brief passage in Wikipedia, “appear before kangaroo courts presided over by ‘military judges.’ Despite these dictatorial (and... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Algorithms That Tell Bosses How Employees Are FeelingConnections, is available to all of IBM’s 380,000 employees in 170 countries. I
The Algorithms That Tell Bosses How Employees Are Feeling
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
Connections, is available to all of IBM’s 380,000 employees in 170 countries. It functions like Facebook, Dropbox, and Wikipedia bundled into one package, allowing employees to publish posts, comment on others’, or collaborate in smaller... Read more
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PhysOrg
Wind turbines killing more than just local birds, study findsThe Shepherds Flat Wind Farm is an 845 MW wind farm in the U.S. state of Oregon
Wind turbines killing more than just local birds, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
The Shepherds Flat Wind Farm is an 845 MW wind farm in the U.S. state of Oregon. Credit: Steve Wilson / Wikipedia. Wind turbines are known to kill large birds, such as golden eagles, that live nearby. Now there is evidence that birds from up to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rabies Awareness Crucial to Control ScourgeAustralian bat lyssavirus. Jackals are the most common known carriers of this d
Rabies Awareness Crucial to Control Scourge
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Australian bat lyssavirus. Jackals are the most common known carriers of this disease. Early symptoms, according web-based Wikipedia, can include fever and tingling at the site of exposure. These symptoms are followed by one or more of the... Read more
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Chichester Observer
From Three Bridges to Midhurst – HG Wells’ love affair with Sussexwarfare before planes flew, tanks before tanks rumbled, atomic warfare before t
From Three Bridges to Midhurst – HG Wells’ love affair with Sussex
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 days ago
warfare before planes flew, tanks before tanks rumbled, atomic warfare before the atom was split, and even the internet and Wikipedia. Only time travel and alien invasion (and that Brighton monorail) remain to be justified by events. It’s only... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bangkok Post Forum: Developed country by 2036, says PM(2) slow manufacturing growth; (3) limited industrial diversification; and (4)
Bangkok Post Forum: Developed country by 2036, says PM
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
(2) slow manufacturing growth; (3) limited industrial diversification; and (4) poor labor market conditions" (Source: Wikipedia) - national (adjective): for the whole country - แห่งชาติ, ของชาติ National Economic and Social Development Board... Read more
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PhysOrg
US prepares to cede key role for internetCredit: Wikipedia The US government is set to cut the final thread of its over
US prepares to cede key role for internet
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Credit: Wikipedia The US government is set to cut the final thread of its oversight of the internet, yielding a largely symbolic but nevertheless significant role over the online address system. Barring any last-minute glitches, the transition will... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Obama Unites Congressional Democrats, Republicans, in Overriding Veto Damaging 9/11 Familiestried to figure it out (White House Is Profoundly Wrong About the Most Embarras
Obama Unites Congressional Democrats, Republicans, in Overriding Veto Damaging 9/11 Families
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
tried to figure it out (White House Is Profoundly Wrong About the Most Embarrassing Thing Senate Has Done). We went to Wikipedia (so you won’t have to) and dug up possible embarrassing things Joe may have been thinking about, although, to be... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Laffalot Deal Falls Throughof a former U.S. diplomat, ambassador and current secretary general of the Inte
Laffalot Deal Falls Through
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 2 days ago
of a former U.S. diplomat, ambassador and current secretary general of the International Chamber of Commerce, according to Wikipedia, although the property’s ownership is listed under an LLC—want to raze the building, saying it would cost too much... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The 2016 ranking of the 10 most innovative universities in the worldNotable alumni: Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel and former House Majority Leader
The 2016 ranking of the 10 most innovative universities in the world
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Notable alumni: Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel and former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt 9. KU LeuvanJuhanson / Wikipedia Creative Commons • 301 patents filed between 2009 and 2014 • 37.2% were subsequently granted • Notable alumnus:... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The 2016 ranking of the 10 most innovative universities in the worldNotable alumni: Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel and former House Majority Leader
The 2016 ranking of the 10 most innovative universities in the world
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
Notable alumni: Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel and former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt 9. KU LeuvanJuhanson / Wikipedia Creative Commons • 301 patents filed between 2009 and 2014 • 37.2% were subsequently granted • Notable alumnus:... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
You can submit questions for the next presidential debateRomney senior aide Mindy Finn, craigslist founder Craig Newmark, Electronic Fro
You can submit questions for the next presidential debate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Romney senior aide Mindy Finn, craigslist founder Craig Newmark, Electronic Frontier Foundation President Cindy Cohn, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, and many more. “This coalition effort is a first-of-its-kind attempt to ensure moderators can... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Utility crews working to restore power to thousands after stormsSen. John Warner to endorse ClintonFormer Republican Sen. John Warner to endors
Utility crews working to restore power to thousands after storms
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
Sen. John Warner to endorse ClintonFormer Republican Sen. John Warner to endorse Clinton Former Sen. John Warner (Source: Wikipedia) Former U.S. Sen. John Warner, a longtime Republican, is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine on... Read more
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News.com.au
Blame game begins over SA blackoutThe new senator blamed the power loss on “unrealistic Greens and Labor policy t
Blame game begins over SA blackout
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
The new senator blamed the power loss on “unrealistic Greens and Labor policy to use only renewable energy”, and attached a Wikipedia page to the Facebook post, backing up her argument. Climate change experts have branded the event a preview of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Pepe the Frog, once used by Donald Trump, listed as a hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation Leaguebigotry and harassing users," Jonathan Greenblatt, the league's chief executive
Pepe the Frog, once used by Donald Trump, listed as a hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
bigotry and harassing users," Jonathan Greenblatt, the league's chief executive, said in the release. Pepe the Frog Photo: Wikipedia "These anti-Semites have no shame. They are abusing the image of a cartoon character, one that might at first seem... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Rare ‘black moon’ rising Friday nightto be a special time when any rituals, spells, or other workings are considered
Rare ‘black moon’ rising Friday night
KWGN Denver / Posted 2 days ago
to be a special time when any rituals, spells, or other workings are considered to be more powerful and effective,” Wikipedia states. “Others do not believe any rituals or workings should be conducted at these times.” And, of course, there... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Rare ‘black moon’ rising Friday nightto be a special time when any rituals, spells, or other workings are considered
Rare ‘black moon’ rising Friday night
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
to be a special time when any rituals, spells, or other workings are considered to be more powerful and effective,” Wikipedia states. “Others do not believe any rituals or workings should be conducted at these times.” And, of course, there... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Will.i.am, iPhone and VR headset HTC Vive triumph at T3 magazine's tech awardstech company i.am+, attended the ceremony at the Royal Horticultural Halls to c
Will.i.am, iPhone and VR headset HTC Vive triumph at T3 magazine's tech awards
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
tech company i.am+, attended the ceremony at the Royal Horticultural Halls to collect his award. Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, was given the tech legend award and Eben Upton, founder of personal computer Raspberry Pi, was recognised for his... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Will.i.am, iPhone and VR headset HTC Vive triumph at T3 magazine's tech awardstech company i.am+, attended the ceremony at the Royal Horticultural Halls to c
Will.i.am, iPhone and VR headset HTC Vive triumph at T3 magazine's tech awards
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
tech company i.am+, attended the ceremony at the Royal Horticultural Halls to collect his award. Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, was given the tech legend award and Eben Upton, founder of personal computer Raspberry Pi, was recognised for his... Read more
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WA Today
Pepe the Frog, once used by Donald Trump, listed as a hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation Leaguebigotry and harassing users," Jonathan Greenblatt, the league's chief executive
Pepe the Frog, once used by Donald Trump, listed as a hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
bigotry and harassing users," Jonathan Greenblatt, the league's chief executive, said in the release. Pepe the Frog Photo: Wikipedia "These anti-Semites have no shame. They are abusing the image of a cartoon character, one that might at first seem... Read more
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The News and Star
Will.i.am, iPhone and VR headset HTC Vive triumph at T3 magazine's tech awardstech company i.am+, attended the ceremony at the Royal Horticultural Halls to c
Will.i.am, iPhone and VR headset HTC Vive triumph at T3 magazine's tech awards
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
tech company i.am+, attended the ceremony at the Royal Horticultural Halls to collect his award. Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, was given the tech legend award and Eben Upton, founder of personal computer Raspberry Pi, was recognised for his... Read more
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SKY News
Samsung S7 Edge 'phone of year' despite 'explosions'winners included Tesla, whose Model X won car of the year, and Sony, which won
Samsung S7 Edge 'phone of year' despite 'explosions'
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
winners included Tesla, whose Model X won car of the year, and Sony, which won television of the year for its XD93 model. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales was given the tech legend award and Eben Upton, founder of personal computer Raspberry Pi, was... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists find evidence for alternate theory of how life aroseThis is a computer graphic of an RNA molecule. Credit: Richard Feldmann/Wikiped
Scientists find evidence for alternate theory of how life arose
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
This is a computer graphic of an RNA molecule. Credit: Richard Feldmann/Wikipedia A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) offers a twist on a popular theory for how life on Earth began about four billion years ago. The... Read more
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