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Google Joins The Fight To End Zika Virus Spread

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On March 3rd, Google announced new initiatives aimed at curbing the spread of the Zika virus in Brazil and Latin America with enhanced mapping data and more detailed online information about the mosquito-borne virus. The search giant announced that it has partnered with UNICEF to create an open source platform that can be used to map the spread of Zika and ...

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European Organization for Nuclear Research On The Hunt For Artists

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Are you a scientifically-minded artist? Well, take note; there is an artists residency program at CERN. The European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva and the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT) in Liverpool have recently announced an international open call for their new “COLLIDE International Award.” The prize is a three-month, fully-funded residency, split between the two organizations, and ...

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Chanel Steps into the Boys’ Club Introducing Its First Men’s Timepiece

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Chanel is expanding their reach for its male clientele, introducing its first men’s timepiece. The French atelier showcased the Monsieur Watch at Baselworld 2016 in Basel, Switzerland, in conjunction with its latest new and limited-edition watches for women. Presently, Chanel only offers men’s fragrances, and has not shown signs of hopping on the bandwagon with other industry trends to make menswear, ...

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5 Trends and Technologies Shaping the Future of Art

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With the ever-accelerating rate of technological change, it is impossible to accurately predict where we are heading. There are too many unknowns, too many inventions and ideas that will arise between now and ten years from now which will push and pull us in unanticipated directions. Here are five art trends and technologies that are already building our future art ...

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London Takes The Throne As World’s Most Expensive City

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  London has overtaken Hong Kong as the world’s most expensive city to live and work in, with a new study suggesting it is almost twice as pricey as Sydney, and four times more than Rio de Janeiro. The estate agent Savills said that in London, rising rents and the strong pound had pushed up the typical cost per individual ...

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2015’s Most Technologically Advanced Nations

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Technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry. Many nations worldwide have used technology to enhance the quality of life of their people. Here are the 12 most technologically advanced countries in the world as of 2015: 12) China China has often been touted as the next super power. Some say that it is already ...

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Discover The Top 25 Destinations In The World of 2015

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Explore this year’s Travelers’ Choice Award-winning destinations, based on millions of reviews by travelers. Discover grand cities, exciting trip ideas, and unforgettable sights. Which one will you discover first? Marrakesh, Morocco The new Travelers’ Choice #1 Destination in the world, Marrakech is a magical place, brimming with markets, gardens, palaces, and mosques. Exploring the intimate courtyards and snaking alleyways of ...

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An End to Language Barriers

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For more than a decade, Skype has been breaking down geographical barriers to make every day audio and video communications possible. As we enter an era in which computing experiences need to be more personal, Skype has looked at ways to help communities create stronger connections and be more productive. Using innovations from Microsoft Research, Skype is now removing another ...

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22nd Edition of the Armory Show: A Major Hit

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  When it comes to attendance and sales, this year’s annual Armory Show was by all accounts among the most successful. After the VIP opening evening on March 3rd, names and numbers rolled in at a quick pace and prices for works on offer to generous spenders ranged anywhere from $1,000 a seven-figure artwork by Alberto Giacometti. The show’s reputation was cemented by ...

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Five Top European Restaurants Off the Beaten Track

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By David McKenzie Cities like London, Paris and Copenhagen are hard to push past when the conversation turns towards the top restaurants in Europe. Partly because of their population base and their inevitable attention from food critics, such claims are totally justified. However, by focusing on the most accessible and loudest places in Europe, gourmands risk missing some of the ...

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