Archive | October, 2015

U. S. passenger airports in the South and how they became international gateways

October 30, 2015

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U. S. passenger airports in the South and how they became international gateways Airports are important key features to the economic health and growth of metropolitan areas around the world. Dilemma X takes a look back, via past newspaper articles, at how some airports in the South became approved international airport gateways. Who approved the […]

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China’s population expected to hit 1.45 billion by 2030

October 30, 2015

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China’s population expected to hit 1.45 billion by 2030 Xinhua BEIJING- China’s population is expected to reach 1.45 billion by 2030 following easing of the country’s one-child policy to allow all couples to have two children, a senior official said Friday. “It is expected that after the policy adjustment, the number of births will increase […]

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Spain: Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia Basilica to become world’s tallest church in 2026

October 25, 2015

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Spain: Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia Basilica to become world’s tallest church in 2026 Deutsche Welle Germany’s Ulm Cathedral is getting competition from the long-unfinished Sagrada Familia in Barcelona’s for the world’s tallest church. The prized pinnacle on Gaudi’s masterpiece won’t be finished for another 11 years. It will only have taken 144 years to complete. But […]

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe wins China’s Confucius Peace Prize

October 23, 2015

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe wins China’s Confucius Peace Prize CCTV Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, has won the Confucius Peace Prize. According to Qiao Damo who started and runs the accolade, the award recognizes Mugabe for his “outstanding contributions” to world peace. The African leader beat nine other finalists, including Bill Gates, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, […]

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Netanyahu: Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews

October 23, 2015

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Netanyahu: Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed a Palestinian leader told the Nazis to kill Europe’s Jews. Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germans were “very clear in our minds” that the Nazis were responsible. BBC News Germany has insisted it was responsible for the Holocaust, after Israel’s prime […]

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Institute of Human Virology Begins Phase 1 Clinical Trials of HIV Vaccine Candidate

October 20, 2015

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Institute of Human Virology Begins Phase 1 Clinical Trials of HIV Vaccine Candidate Institute of Human Virology University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore-based Institute has begun enrolling volunteers for initial phase 1 clinical trials Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford announced today that the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School […]

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Naughty Boy – La La La ft. Sam Smith

October 20, 2015

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Naughty Boy – La La La ft. Sam Smith Shahid Khan, known by his stage name Naughty Boy, is an English DJ, songwriter, record producer and musician. In 2012, Khan signed a three–year publishing deal with Sony ATV, as well as a recording contract to release one album under Virgin EMI Records. Khan launched himself […]

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Canadian develops futuristic hovercraft

October 15, 2015

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Canadian develops futuristic hovercraft Canadian inventor tests new prototype of record-setting hoverboard CBC News This past May 2015, Montreal inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru broke the world record for the longest hoverboard flight. Duru flew up to five metres above a lake for a distance of 275.9 metres aboard his homemade, propeller-powered hoverboard in a trip […]

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Skyscraper observation decks and how high they have reached over the years

October 15, 2015

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Skyscraper observation decks and how high they have reached over the years The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has released a study about skyscraper observation decks and how they have evolved over the last 120 years of skyscraper design. Source: Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Perhaps no element of a tall […]

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Crush Tape – Zero 7

October 15, 2015

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Crush Tape – Zero 7 Following the release of Zero 7’s ‘Simple Science’ EP in August 2014, Sam Hardaker and Henry Binns, better known as Zero 7, announce they have a new E.P. coming this Spring. As a nod to their very early, pre-major label days and the very first music they released; ‘E.P.1’ and […]

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