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What Doctors Learned from Swabbing Subways in Different Countries | WIRED

A subway pole, a turnstile, a seat….what kinds of bacteria and microbes live on these surfaces? Dr. Christopher Mason and his team swabbed every subway station in New York City, and many around the globe, to come up with the … Continue reading

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Magnetic Cement Highway That Could Charge Moving EVs To Be Tested – DesignTAXI.com

The trial highway will be made out of magnetic cement. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), in partnership with Purdue University, has signed up to the ASPIRE (Advancing Sustainability through Power Infrastructure for Road Electrification) initiative. Funded by the National … Continue reading

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Joe Dante’s Battle With Hollywood

Sources / Further Reading: The AV Club Interview with Dante (Nov 2000) – https://bit.ly/36MW5j5 SuicideGirls Interview with Dante (June 2007) – https://bit.ly/3kFoDCY DenOfGeek Interview with Dante (Feb 2008) – https://bit.ly/3zhYkXF Mubi Interview with Dante (May 2009) – https://bit.ly/3iuzTzu Fangoria Interview … Continue reading

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100 years of Australia’s top portrait honour – BBC News

Australia’s most prestigious portrait prize, the Archibald, is celebrating its 100th year. Subjects for the portraits have given an annual snapshot of celebrities and “local heroes” from Australian society. But the prize has become better at representing Australia properly, organisers … Continue reading

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The success of Iceland’s ‘four-day week’ trial has been greatly overstated | The Conversation

Iceland has trialled shorter working hours, but not a four-day week. It almost seems too good to be true: a major trial in Iceland shows that cutting the standard five-day week to four days for the same pay needn’t cost … Continue reading

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Every Book Lover Should Fear This Graph | Medium

Andy Hunter Andy Hunter Founder and CEO of Bookshop.org Take a look at this graph. The blue is Amazon’s share of book sales in the past six years. The orange is where we are headed if their average growth rate … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Unveils 3D-Printed Bridge At Old Canal, With Ribbon-Cutting By Robot – DesignTAXI.com

By Ell Ko, 16 Jul 2021 Technology meets traditional steelwork in this distinctly modern structure.   A fully 3D-printed bridge has found its new home on one of central Amsterdam’s most famous canals, the Oudezijds Achterburgwal. The Dutch Queen Maxima … Continue reading

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Great News! NASA Managed to Fix The Hubble Telescope…For Now

[…] Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about the recent news from the Hubble telescope. Servicing mission 3B: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckjh5… […]

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Extraordinary footage from the floods in Germany | euronewsgreen

 

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Granolla Scultura | 3ttman

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