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abc.net.au — Gold-encrusted quartz from 500 metres below the surface in an area three metres wide and three metres high has delivered rocks weighing up to 90 kilograms, worth millions, in just days. Workers at the Beta Hunt mine near the small town of Kambalda, 630 kilometres east of Perth, have brought more th…
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swarajyamag.com — This was a speech delivered by former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, in 2009“There is a misconception about the Sanskrit language that it is only a language for chanting mantras in temples or religious ceremonies... More than 95% of the Sanskrit li…
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wired.com — Thousands of people moved to let China build and protect the world’s largest telescope. And then the government drew in orders of magnitude more tourists, potentially undercutting its own science in an attempt to promote it. Full Article >>
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cbc.ca — Photo: Vancouver / Shutterstock Three Canadian cities have placed in the top 10 of a global ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit of the world's most livable cities, with Vienna dethroning perennial favourite Melbourne for the first spot. Calgary placed fourth, Vancouver was sixth and Toronto…
14.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
bbc.co.uk — It's the first time a European city has topped the rankings of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) annual survey. The worldwide league table ranks 140 cities on a range of factors, including political and social stability, crime, education and access to healthcare. Full Article >>
14.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
techcrunch.com — In recent years, Airbnb has been working to expand its business beyond accommodations, by becoming a more robust travel companion with features like guidebooks, suggested experiences, and full-service hospitality for high-end travelers with its still invite-only Airbnb Beyond, for example. Now the …
13.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
ladbible.com — God's Little People Cat Rescue has advertised for someone to bask in the sunshine all day and take on the small job of caring for 55 cats. If you're a cat lover this should be right up your street. But let's think about it logically for a second. You might have one, two or three cats at home and th…
12.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
news.com.au — A powerful earthquake has ripped through Lombok in Indonesia, killing at least 91 people, injuring hundreds of others and damaging thousands of houses. The death toll is set to rise further, with some affected areas yet to be reached by rescuers. The magnitude-7 tremor struck just 10km underground…
06.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
abc.net.au — Thirteen people are dead after a strong earthquake hits the popular Indonesian tourist destination of Lombok, but there are no reports of damage in nearby Bali. Key points: East Lombok was hardest hit, with eight deaths including one Malaysian national The earthquake's shallow depth of just 7…
29.07.2018 0 comments From Alex
chroniclelive.co.uk — Antarctica is set to become a chilly and exciting experience at Newcastle's Stack every winter. Plans for a sub-zero ice bar in Newcastle city centre are set to go before planners. The largest community of shipping containers outside of London is poised to open in the heart of Newcastle in a littl…
28.07.2018 0 comments From Alex