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These enigmatic views of Athens present the city as a paradox, its rich and luminous past forming the backdrop to the turbulent events of recent times. 
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Except the Clouds

These enigmatic views of Athens present the city as a paradox, its rich and luminous past forming the backdrop to the turbulent events of recent times. 

China says US has 'weaponized' visas to target exchanges

BEIJING (AP) - China is accusing the U.S. of having «weaponized» the issuing of visas following the reported inability of a top Chinese space program official to obtain permission to travel to a key conference in Washington. Foreign Ministry spoke
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China says US has 'weaponized' visas to target exchanges

BEIJING (AP) - China is accusing the U.S. of having «weaponized» the issuing of visas following the reported inability of a top Chinese space program official to obtain permission to travel to a key conference in Washington. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters Wednesday that the head of the ...

Bear relocated after visiting Florida school's trash bin

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Florida wildlife officials say they've captured and relocated a black bear that had been eating out of a trash bin at an elementary school. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission trapped the bea
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Bear relocated after visiting Florida school's trash bin

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Florida wildlife officials say they've captured and relocated a black bear that had been eating out of a trash bin at an elementary school. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission trapped the bear Friday and moved it to the Ocala National ...

New 9/11 exhibit stages hunt for Osama bin Laden

NEW YORK (AP) - Declassified U.S. government documents and artifacts are part of a new exhibit on the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden at the site of the New York terrorist attack. «Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden» opens Nov. 15 at the Nati
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New 9/11 exhibit stages hunt for Osama bin Laden

NEW YORK (AP) - Declassified U.S. government documents and artifacts are part of a new exhibit on the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden at the site of the New York terrorist attack. «Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden» opens Nov. 15 at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, ...

New tech tools helping New Mexico count secretive cougars

LINCOLN NATIONAL FOREST, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico wildlife officials say new technology is allowing the state to estimate its cougar population more accurately. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the state's Department of Game and Fish is using long-lasting motio
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New tech tools helping New Mexico count secretive cougars

LINCOLN NATIONAL FOREST, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico wildlife officials say new technology is allowing the state to estimate its cougar population more accurately. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the state's Department of Game and Fish is using long-lasting motion-capture wildlife cameras, mathematical models and GPS collaring devices to ...

Jamaican citizens sue Yellowstone Club over wages

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Five Jamaican citizens who were recruited to work at a Montana ski resort for the ultra-rich just north of Yellowstone National Park last winter say they and more than 100 other Jamaicans were discriminated against and paid less than othe
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Jamaican citizens sue Yellowstone Club over wages

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Five Jamaican citizens who were recruited to work at a Montana ski resort for the ultra-rich just north of Yellowstone National Park last winter say they and more than 100 other Jamaicans were discriminated against and paid less than other employees doing the same work. They ...

Lawsuit says grounded vessel's captain left bridge unwatched

HONOLULU (AP) - A lawsuit filed by the federal government says the captain of a fishing vessel that ran aground on Oahu left the bridge unattended for hours. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Tuesday that the government is suing the company that owns Paci
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Lawsuit says grounded vessel's captain left bridge unwatched

HONOLULU (AP) - A lawsuit filed by the federal government says the captain of a fishing vessel that ran aground on Oahu left the bridge unattended for hours. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Tuesday that the government is suing the company that owns Pacific Paradise for the $1.6 million cost of ...

Kim orders South's buildings at resort in North be destroyed

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered the destruction of South Korean-made hotels, and other tourist facilities at the North's Diamond Mountain resort, apparently because Seoul won't defy international sanctions and resume Sout
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Kim orders South's buildings at resort in North be destroyed

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered the destruction of South Korean-made hotels, and other tourist facilities at the North's Diamond Mountain resort, apparently because Seoul won't defy international sanctions and resume South Korean tours at the site. Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency ...

SeaWorld releases rescued manatee back into Florida waters

OAK HILL, Fla. (AP) - A manatee named Bingley has been released back into waters off Florida after treatment of an injury. The manatee was found injured in May by the Florida Wildlife Commission and treated at SeaWorld's Marine Animal Rescue facility. SeaWorl
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SeaWorld releases rescued manatee back into Florida waters

OAK HILL, Fla. (AP) - A manatee named Bingley has been released back into waters off Florida after treatment of an injury. The manatee was found injured in May by the Florida Wildlife Commission and treated at SeaWorld's Marine Animal Rescue facility. SeaWorld officials who released the 440-pound (200-kilogram) creature ...

Here’s Everything Coming to Amazon Prime Video in November 2019

'The Report,' starring Adam Driver, will be available to stream on Prime Video starting Nov. 15. (Photo Credit: Amazon Prime Video) As the days get shorter and colder, most of us will be relaxing indoors and binge-watching movies and TV series be
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Here’s Everything Coming to Amazon Prime Video in November 2019

'The Report,' starring Adam Driver, will be available to stream on Prime Video starting Nov. 15. (Photo Credit: Amazon Prime Video) As the days get shorter and colder, most of us will be relaxing indoors and binge-watching movies and TV series before the holiday madness begins. Several Amazon Prime Original series are returning this […] The post Here’s Everything Coming to Amazon Prime Video in November 2019 appeared first on Geek.com.

Star Wars x Adidas Basketball Shoe Collection Drops Next Month

The adidas x Star Wars Basketball collection is coming Nov. 1. (Photo Credit: @US_11 / Twitter) You thought it would just be one shoe? A while back we shared with you a look at an upcoming Star Wars-themed adidas Ultra Boost that will be releasi
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Star Wars x Adidas Basketball Shoe Collection Drops Next Month

The adidas x Star Wars Basketball collection is coming Nov. 1. (Photo Credit: @US_11 / Twitter) You thought it would just be one shoe? A while back we shared with you a look at an upcoming Star Wars-themed adidas Ultra Boost that will be releasing later this year in the […] The post Star Wars x Adidas Basketball Shoe Collection Drops Next Month appeared first on Geek.com.

Secret criteria for U.S. no-fly list upheld by appeals court

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The largely secret criteria for the government's no-fly list have been upheld by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a case involving four people who sued over being barred from flying. A three-judge panel ruled unanimously Mon
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Secret criteria for U.S. no-fly list upheld by appeals court

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The largely secret criteria for the government's no-fly list have been upheld by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a case involving four people who sued over being barred from flying. A three-judge panel ruled unanimously Monday that the government has gone as far ...

Arts upstart Meow Wolf says jobs up after public investment

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Offbeat arts adventure and entertainment company Meow Wolf says it has surpassed hiring goals outlined in a $1.1 million economic development grant from New Mexico and the city of Santa Fe, amid plans for an aggressive business expansio
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Arts upstart Meow Wolf says jobs up after public investment

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Offbeat arts adventure and entertainment company Meow Wolf says it has surpassed hiring goals outlined in a $1.1 million economic development grant from New Mexico and the city of Santa Fe, amid plans for an aggressive business expansion into Denver, Las Vegas and other major ...

Massive Asteroid Almost As Big As Burj Khalifa Tower Will Zoom By Earth This Week

An asteroid known as 162082 (1998 HL1) is expected to safely fly by our planet on Oct. 25. (View of the giant asteroid Vesta above by NASA /JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA) A gigantic asteroid almost as big as the Burj Khalifa tower will sa
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Massive Asteroid Almost As Big As Burj Khalifa Tower Will Zoom By Earth This Week

An asteroid known as 162082 (1998 HL1) is expected to safely fly by our planet on Oct. 25. (View of the giant asteroid Vesta above by NASA /JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA) A gigantic asteroid almost as big as the Burj Khalifa tower will safely fly by Earth this week, according to NASA’s Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS). The massive space rock, also […] The post Massive Asteroid Almost As Big As Burj Khalifa Tower Will Zoom By Earth This Week appeared first on Geek.com.

‘Mario Kart Tour’ Finally Gets Luigi

Luigi is finally playable in Mario Kart Tour. That’s it. That’s the news story. So why am I writing a post instead of just hitting retweet? Because it’s fascinating, wild, and kind of […] The post ‘Mario Kart Tour’ Finally Gets Luigi a
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‘Mario Kart Tour’ Finally Gets Luigi

Luigi is finally playable in Mario Kart Tour. That’s it. That’s the news story. So why am I writing a post instead of just hitting retweet? Because it’s fascinating, wild, and kind of […] The post ‘Mario Kart Tour’ Finally Gets Luigi appeared first on Geek.com.

All 435 Illustrations from John J Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’ Are Available for Free Download

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to download free high resolution images of 435 bird illustrations, you’re finally in the right place. The National Audubon Society has recently made John James Audubon’s seminal Birds of America avai
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All 435 Illustrations from John J Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’ Are Available for Free Download

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to download free high resolution images of 435 bird illustrations, you’re finally in the right place. The National Audubon Society has recently made John James Audubon’s seminal Birds of America available to the public in a downloadable digital library (signing up for their email list is a prerequisite). Birds of America was printed between 1827 and 1838, and was filled prints created from hand-engraved plates based on Audubon’s original watercolor paintings. More

PewDiePie Banned in China, Probably for the Wrong Reasons

There are tons of excellent reasons to ban Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg from your platform. The massively popular YouTube streamer, with a humongous audience of children, has been guilty of everything from “ironic” antisemitism to […] The post P
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PewDiePie Banned in China, Probably for the Wrong Reasons

There are tons of excellent reasons to ban Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg from your platform. The massively popular YouTube streamer, with a humongous audience of children, has been guilty of everything from “ironic” antisemitism to […] The post PewDiePie Banned in China, Probably for the Wrong Reasons appeared first on Geek.com.

Submit Your Idea For an Artistic Mini Golf Course Hole by October 31st for ‘Par Excellence Redux’ at the Elmhurst Art Museum

Submissions close on October 31, 2019 for next year’s Par Excellence Redux. If you’ve been sitting on a great idea, now’s the time to send it in! The 18-hole artist-designed golf course will be fully playable, installed in 2020 at the Elmhur
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Submit Your Idea For an Artistic Mini Golf Course Hole by October 31st for ‘Par Excellence Redux’ at the Elmhurst Art Museum

Submissions close on October 31, 2019 for next year’s Par Excellence Redux. If you’ve been sitting on a great idea, now’s the time to send it in! The 18-hole artist-designed golf course will be fully playable, installed in 2020 at the Elmhurst Art Museum. Par Excellence Redux is a contemporary reimagining of the landmark exhibition in 1988 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, curated by Colossa’s Editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson. More

Breakthrough Gene-Editing Tool is Better Than CRISPR

(via Kate Whitley/Wellcome Collection) A team from MIT and Harvard developed a new CRISPR genome-editing approach that can make extremely precise DNA edits. The breakthrough tool, known as prime editing, has the potential to correct up to […
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Breakthrough Gene-Editing Tool is Better Than CRISPR

(via Kate Whitley/Wellcome Collection) A team from MIT and Harvard developed a new CRISPR genome-editing approach that can make extremely precise DNA edits. The breakthrough tool, known as prime editing, has the potential to correct up to […] The post Breakthrough Gene-Editing Tool is Better Than CRISPR appeared first on Geek.com.

Watch: 17-Foot Great White Shark Bites and Shakes Diving Cage

A diver captured a chilling video of a great white shark biting and rattling a diving cage off the coast of Guadalupe Island, Mexico. (Photo Credit: Island Charters, Inc / Facebook) Imagine diving below the ocean’s surface and coming face-t
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Watch: 17-Foot Great White Shark Bites and Shakes Diving Cage

A diver captured a chilling video of a great white shark biting and rattling a diving cage off the coast of Guadalupe Island, Mexico. (Photo Credit: Island Charters, Inc / Facebook) Imagine diving below the ocean’s surface and coming face-to-face with a great white shark. A real-life version of this scenario was recently captured off coast of Guadalupe Island, Mexico, and it will haunt […] The post Watch: 17-Foot Great White Shark Bites and Shakes Diving Cage appeared first on Geek.com.

The MP8 is a Windows 10 PC that fits in the Palm of Your Hand

Looking for a new Windows PC that won’t take up a lot of space on your desk? You might want to take a look at the iLife MP8. It’s small enough that you […] The post The MP8 is a Windows 10 PC that fits in the Palm of Your Hand appeared firs
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The MP8 is a Windows 10 PC that fits in the Palm of Your Hand

Looking for a new Windows PC that won’t take up a lot of space on your desk? You might want to take a look at the iLife MP8. It’s small enough that you […] The post The MP8 is a Windows 10 PC that fits in the Palm of Your Hand appeared first on Geek.com.

The Ever-Present Glow of LED Greenhouses Documented by Aerial Photographer Tom Hegen

German photographer Tom Hegen, who specializes in aerial photography, recently traveled to the Netherlands to document the country’s LED greenhouses. The greenhouses were developed as a response to the small country’s growing need for food both wi
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The Ever-Present Glow of LED Greenhouses Documented by Aerial Photographer Tom Hegen

German photographer Tom Hegen, who specializes in aerial photography, recently traveled to the Netherlands to document the country’s LED greenhouses. The greenhouses were developed as a response to the small country’s growing need for food both within its own borders and to the international market. Dutch exporters are second only to the U.S. industry for global food exports as measured by value. Although the greenhouses offer incredible efficiency in their design, cultivating food year-round through high temperatures and humidity levels, their round-the-clock use also gives off a great deal of light.  More

World’s Loudest Bird Screams in Potential Mates’ Faces

A white bellbird (via Anselmo d'Affonseca/Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia) There are many different styles of flirting: Some let their body do the talking, while others lay on the compliments. The white bellbird shouts emphatically i
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World’s Loudest Bird Screams in Potential Mates’ Faces

A white bellbird (via Anselmo d'Affonseca/Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia) There are many different styles of flirting: Some let their body do the talking, while others lay on the compliments. The white bellbird shouts emphatically in a potential partner’s face. Researchers in the […] The post World’s Loudest Bird Screams in Potential Mates’ Faces appeared first on Geek.com.

Blue Origin Partners With Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Draper to Build Lunar Lander

Blue Origin is working with Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Draper to build a human-capable lunar landing system. (Photo Credit: Blue Origin / Twitter) Blue Origin is partnering with industry giants Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and D
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Blue Origin Partners With Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Draper to Build Lunar Lander

Blue Origin is working with Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Draper to build a human-capable lunar landing system. (Photo Credit: Blue Origin / Twitter) Blue Origin is partnering with industry giants Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Draper to build a human-capable lunar landing system for moon trips. Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin, unveiled the lunar lander […] The post Blue Origin Partners With Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Draper to Build Lunar Lander appeared first on Geek.com.

Google Adds Halloween-Themed Smart Doorbell Ringtones

(via David Menidrey/Unsplash) When I was a trick-or-treating kid, a neighborhood man with a (presumably) fake chainsaw chased me and my friends down the street, inducing nightmares for many Halloweens to come. That same man is […] The post
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Google Adds Halloween-Themed Smart Doorbell Ringtones

(via David Menidrey/Unsplash) When I was a trick-or-treating kid, a neighborhood man with a (presumably) fake chainsaw chased me and my friends down the street, inducing nightmares for many Halloweens to come. That same man is […] The post Google Adds Halloween-Themed Smart Doorbell Ringtones appeared first on Geek.com.

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