15,000 years old carvings of scores of animals unearthed in Spanish cave

15,000 years old carvings of scores of animals unearthed in Spanish cave

In a discovery that local media have dubbed the ‘Catalan Altamira’, an extraordinary trove of 15,000-year-old carvings, depicting dozens of animals, has been found in a cave in northeast Spain’s Tarragona region. Around 100 carvings of animals including horses, oxen...
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Narco Cartel Submarine Seized in Spain

Narco Cartel Submarine Seized in Spain

Police forces in Spain have seized what is believed to be the first known submarine used to transport drugs into Europe from Latin America. The submarine has been taken to the port of Aldan, in the northwestern region of Galicia,...
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German Navy in Hot Water as 18 Endangered Maritime Mammals Found Dead After NATO Baltic Drills

German Navy in Hot Water as 18 Endangered Maritime Mammals Found Dead After NATO Baltic Drills

The German Defence Ministry has insisted that there is “no direct link” between demining and the porpoise deaths, but that if such a link is found, “we obviously regret it”. A German animal rights organisation has pointed the finger at...
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100 Years Ago, This Was The World’s Most Disruptive Technology

100 Years Ago, This Was The World’s Most Disruptive Technology

The history of US consumerism starts with the Sears Roebuck mail order catalog. Yes, the very same Sears that is struggling to emerge from bankruptcy today. But 125 years ago the company was every bit the disruptive innovator. A brief summary...
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This Year at Pebble Beach

This Year at Pebble Beach

More than $380 million worth of wheels are slated to hit the auction block at six auction houses at Monterey Car Week. The fortunes fueling this year’s sales are coming in large part from collectors who recently made their money selling...
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Elixxir: Privacy Preserving Technology vs. Legislation

Elixxir: Privacy Preserving Technology vs. Legislation

Dr. David Chaum – inventor of eCash and founder of DigiCash in 90’s and now CEO of project Elixxir, blogged about Privacy Preserving Technology vs. Legislation. After last spying Apple’s faux pas and spending decades focused on the intersect...
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The UN’s Free Speech Problem

The UN’s Free Speech Problem

Anyone willing to consult the international law book on the subject of free speech will find it heavy with protections for free speech.  The UN Declaration of Human Rights features, in its preamble, the ideal that “human beings shall enjoy freedom...
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Australia Fashion Week 2019

Australia Fashion Week 2019

Australia, a land of golden sands, high ocean waves, hot sun and vibrant beach culture, has stunned everyone with the splendid creations showing colourful and fashionable swimwear during Australia Fashion Week. Models Show Swimwear Trends  
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Facebook shuts down 265 Israeli Hasbara linked smear campaigns accounts

Facebook shuts down 265 Israeli Hasbara linked smear campaigns accounts

Facebook has uncovered an extensive Israeli-run political influence campaign that has been ‘changing reality according to clients’ wishes’ targeting elections in African, Latin America and Asian nations for years. The social media platform has shut d...
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Ronaldo donates $1.5 million to help feed starving Palestinian people in the Gaza Ghetto

Ronaldo donates $1.5 million to help feed starving Palestinian people in the Gaza Ghetto

Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo has donated $1.5 million to help feed fasting Palestinian (i.e. Semitic) people in the Gaza Ghetto during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Gaza Ghetto is biggest open air prison in the world where brutal...
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Carneval in Rio de Janeiro: Beija-Flor de Nilópolis

Carneval in Rio de Janeiro: Beija-Flor de Nilópolis

Beija-Flor parades ‘worth seeing again’ reminding her 70 years of carnival   Selminha Sorriso – Beija-Flor’s flag-bearer President of Beija-Flor, Anísio kisses the hand of  Selminha Sorriso         Raíssa Ol...
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Carneval in Rio de Janeiro: Academicos do Grande Rio and Academicos do Salgueiro

Carneval in Rio de Janeiro: Academicos do Grande Rio and Academicos do Salgueiro

Photos of the first day of the carneval. Special group: Academicos do Grande Rio and Academicos do Salgueiro Carla Diaz parades with the Great River 18 years ago Great Rio depicts butterflies on one of its wings Renata Kuerten paraded with...
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