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Where wireless communication was born

The cool, crisp breeze dancing in from the Atlantic Ocean lifted my hair back from my face, and the bright sunshine highlighted a massive iceberg floating a few miles out, a powerful and sparkling contrast against a gentle blue sky. I carefully framed the iceberg over my left shoulder and snapped the perfect selfie. A few taps of my phone …

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The Silicon Valley of the Middle Ages

The German city of Mainz lies on the banks of the River Rhine. It is most notable for its wine, its cathedral and for being the home of Johannes Gutenberg, who introduced the printing press to Europe. Although these things may seem unconnected at first, here they overlap, merging and influencing one another. The three elements converge on market days, …

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The end to a French cheese tradition?

In the heart of Normandy’s Pays d’Auge region, about an hour’s drive inland from the D-Day beaches on France’s northern coast, lies the 200-person village of Camembert, surrounded by white-and-brown cows grazing in lush green pastures. It is here that, according to legend, a woman named Marie Harel sheltered a priest who, like many following the French Revolution, was given …

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The woman with an unspeakable name

I’d like to introduce you to a wonderful old woman whose age is indeterminable and whose name is unspeakable. It’s not that she’s at all sensitive about her age. She was born in Bali at a time – perhaps 80-odd years ago – when births were not accurately recorded. Sometime around Indonesian independence in 1945, she was issued with an ID …

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Iran’s ancient engineering solution

What on Earth are those? I thought to myself shortly before landing in the Iranian city of Esfahan one summer. From the aeroplane window, I could see what looked like a cross between freakishly large anthills and obscure symbols left by an extraterrestrial race. Little could I – then only a teenager – have guessed what lay beneath their mysterious surfaces. …

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$45 – Terry Fator: ‘Best Vegas Strip Entertainer,’ 45% Off

The Deal See  “America’s Got Talent” winner and longtime Vegas favorite Terry Fator live at The Mirage Las Vegas. Choose from these seating levels: Category D … $44.17 (reg. $67.96) Category C … $57.18 (reg. $87.96) Category B … $78.45 (reg. $120.68) Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and select Fridays and Saturdays. Fator was voted 2016’s “Best …

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Amazon brings dressing room into your home with official launch of Prime Wardrobe

E-commerce giant Amazon’s newest venture, Amazon Prime Wardrobe, officially launched on Wednesday, allowing customers to try on clothing before they buy it – in the comfort of their own homes. Prime subscribers choose three to eight items of clothing for delivery. From there, customers have seven days to decide what they want to keep. Amazon sends the items in a …

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Guatemala ends search for people buried by volcano eruption

GUATEMALA CITY –  Guatemalan authorities have ended the search for people buried by the eruption of the Volcano of Fire two weeks ago. The country’s disaster agency said Sunday it suspended searches in San Miguel Los Lotes and El Rodeo because the area is “uninhabitable” and high risk. Volunteer firefighters continue to look for two missing colleagues in the Sacatepequez …

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Japan earthquake kills 3 including 9-year-old girl; scores injured

At least three people were killed — a 9-year-old girl and two men in their 80s — and more than 300 other people were hurt after a strong earthquake rattled the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, officials said. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said 307 people were treated for injuries at hospitals. Most of the …

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Russia’s World Cup headache: Keeping it safe, keeping it fun

MOSCOW –  When a taxi driver suddenly rammed into pedestrians near Red Square, despite intense security measures around Russian cities for the World Cup, fans and other visitors asked themselves: Are we safe? Moscow authorities insist Saturday’s taxi crash was an accident, after the driver apparently fell asleep . And car accidents can happen just about anywhere. Vehicles can also …

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Pentagon confirms halt of August war games with South Korea

The Pentagon confirmed Monday that major U.S. military exercises this summer in South Korea would be suspended, following President Trump’s decision. Dana White, the Pentagon’s chief spokeswoman, said in a late afternoon statement: “Consistent with President Trump’s commitment and in concert with our Republic of Korea ally, the United States military has suspended all planning for this August’s defensive ‘wargame’ …

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Facebook shares hit all-time high despite data breach fallout

Facebook’s stock was trading at an all-time high on Monday as the social media giant shakes off lingering public and regulatory concerns in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data breach last March. Shares rose more than 1% to $198.39 as of early Monday afternoon. If Facebook stock closes above $196.81, the social media company will have earned its ninth record close …

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R. Kelly’s ex-wife speaks out for the first time about alleged abuse

R. Kelly’s ex-wife, Andrea Kelly, is speaking out for the first time about the alleged abuse she suffered during their 13 years of marriage. Andrea, who was married to the singer (real name: Robert Sylvester Kelly), from 1996 to 2009 broke down in tears as she discussed the day she decided to leave the former couple’s relationship. “That day. I just …

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Chadwick Boseman gives ‘Best Hero’ award at 2018 MTV Awards to Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr.

Chadwick Boseman is dedicating his “Best Hero” award to real-life “true hero,” James Shaw Jr. speakable”>On Monday, Boseman won the “Best Hero” trophy at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards for his starring role as king T’Challa in “Black Panther,” and during his acceptance speech, the actor acknowledged Waffle House hero, James Shaw Jr. “Receiving an award for playing …

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Fella Makafui S3xtape Finally Released By Her Angry Boyfriend

Ghana’s top entertainment news website- GHPAGE.com has just obtained a video which seems to be a video of the Ghanaian budding actress, Fella Makafui engaged in a compromising situation. According to what GHPAGE.com was told — it got released by Fella’s upset boyfriend who went to close down her wine shop at East Legon. We also learned that the estranged boyfriend regretted moment after sending it …

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