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A pair of god-like hands emerged from a Venice canal. Here’s how they got there.

A pair of god-like hands emerged from a Venice canal. Here’s how they got there.

On May 13, a pair of god-like hands emerged from the canals of Venice, Italy.

Image from Lorenzo Quinn,

The building that the arms — which are an art installation titled "Support" — appear to be propping up is the …

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Epic fail: why has King Arthur flopped so badly?

Epic fail: why has King Arthur flopped so badly?

It was supposed to be one of the summer’s biggest blockbusters – a gritty reimagining of the Arthurian legend, boasting big-budget special effects, a rising Hollywood star in British-born actor Charlie Hunnam and a big-name director in Guy Ritchie. But …

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8 great gluten-free whole grains

8 great gluten-free whole grains

Even if you aren’t avoiding gluten, these whole grains are a worthy addition to anyone’s pantry.

It’s little wonder that for many people, giving up gluten makes them feel better. Going gluten-free means no wheat flour, which means no basic …

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When Federal Agents Visit a Queens School, Outrage Flows

When Federal Agents Visit a Queens School, Outrage Flows

When word came to City Hall on Thursday, it appeared to confirm the administration’s worst fears: federal immigration agents had been to an elementary school in Queens to inquire about a fourth-grade student.

New York City officials sought an explanation …

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Unemployment is at its lowest since 1975, so why do people feel worse off?

Unemployment is at its lowest since 1975, so why do people feel worse off?

Britain looks like a full employment economy. A bigger slice of the population is in work than at any time since modern records began. The unemployment rate is at its lowest since 1975. There are hundreds of thousands of job …

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The very simple argument for the rise of co-living: people need people

The very simple argument for the rise of co-living: people need people

People, people who need people, are the luckiest people in the world.

So go the lyrics of the famous Barbara Streisand song. It was also a theme at a future of cities panel at Disrupt today, where the discussion came …

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By Donald Trump’s standards, the Watergate cover-up was a thing of genius

By Donald Trump’s standards, the Watergate cover-up was a thing of genius

In August of 1974, as Richard Nixon’s presidency was receiving the last rites, I recall wandering through Lafayette Park near the White House marveling at the steamy summer silence. After years of raucous antiwar protests, a president was about to …

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HBSE 12th result 2017: Girls get better of boys in Haryana Board declares Senior Secondary Examination examinations

HBSE 12th result 2017: Girls get better of boys in Haryana Board declares Senior Secondary Examination examinations

As many as 2,10,867 students took the class 12th examination this year. (PTI)

HBSE 12th result 2017: Girls have done better than boys in Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE) class XII results, which were declared today, a PTI report …

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Roger Ailes, Who Built Fox News Into an Empire, Dies at 77

Roger Ailes, Who Built Fox News Into an Empire, Dies at 77

Roger Ailes, who shaped the images that helped elect three Republican presidents and then became a dominant, often-intimidating force in American conservative politics at the helm of Fox News, which he created with Rupert Murdoch’s money and guided for two …

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Beyoncé Wants To Trademark Blue Ivy’s Name, But It’s Not That Simple

Beyoncé Wants To Trademark Blue Ivy’s Name, But It’s Not That Simple

Beyoncé has no right to trademark her daughter Blue Ivy name to sell products, claims a company that has been in business under that name for nearly five years.

Event-planning company named Blue Ivy had its planning on the right …

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