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Ordos, in China's Autonomous Region of Inner Mongolia (equivalent to a province) has received international notoriety as a "ghost city." I had already visited one other ghost city and found the reports considerably exaggerated (The Zhengzhou New Area...
From: New Geography | By: Wendell Cox | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan will acquire Banco Santander's stake in London-based Cubico Sustainable Investments Limited, an energy and water infrastructure company. No financial terms were disclosed....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Thinking out loud … while wondering whatever happened to Burt Ward. — As Gotham’s Dark Knight, Batman, once said, “Storm’s comin’.” The Big 12 football media days wrapped up this week in Dallas, and the final item on the agenda involved...
From: WEEI | By: John Rooke | Friday, July 22, 2016
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432 Park is one of the most decked-out (and expensive) residences in the world
From: Time | By: Raisa Bruner | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Ardian has acquired a minority stake in France-based utility comparison service Jechange. No financial terms were disclosed.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, July 22, 2016
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by Ansel Herz "We’re willing to not only run for dog catcher but also go to the mat for a ballot position to do it." Green Party Dan Savage, the other day: Where are the Green Party candidates for city councils? For county councils? For state...
From: The Stranger | By: Ansel Herz | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Kim Kardashian is proudly serving up the news of her 70-pound weight loss from the Atkins low-carb diet. With the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star aware that a picture’s worth a thousand social media words, Kim also has been posting photos of her...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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The FC panel discuss what Antonio Conte's top priorities should be ahead of his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge. With the summer transfer window upon us, rumours are picking up steam. Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes...
From: ESPN | By: ESPN staff | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The Navy left Philly with a hole the size of its downtown. Here's how the city got it working again.
From: Politico | By: (Colin Woodard) | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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First Reserve has agreed to acquire UK-based Morrison Utility Services, a provider of utility infrastructure services. No financial terms were disclosed. The sellers are Bregal Capital and Motion Equity Partners. The transaction is expected to be completed...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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LONDON — The lead surgeon in the UK's first double hand transplant says he believes the patient will regain good movement and feeling in his hands.
From: Fox News | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Now that Pippa Middleton is engaged, there is no way that she is parting with that hard earned engagement ring! The fitness buff that she is, Pippa went on a little run still wearing her huge engagement ring for the world to see. The paparazzi caught...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jenny Cox | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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The Kuwaiti founder of the online catering platform Bilbayt.com used to spend two weeks in four in the UAE - but has now hired a manager to oversee the business in the Emirates.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The sad afterlife of abandoned stadiums.
From: Reason | By: Jim Pagels | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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The IOC says 45 additional athletes, including 23 who won medals, were caught doping when samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics were retested.
From: The Atlantic | By: Krishnadev Calamur | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The show is one of three exhibitions highlighting Queen Elizabeth's dress over 90 years.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Samantha Conti | Friday, July 22, 2016
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A second wave of literary podcasts has emerged and allowed us to fuel our consumption of the medium. But only a handful of podcasts have transcended the limitations of the genre and broken through to find a wider audience. The post Audio Only: On the...
From: The Millions | By: Christopher Linforth | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The Music Box Theatre opens its 2016 Chicago French Film Festival with “The Brand New Testament,” a brash theological lark distributed in the U.S. by Music Box Films. Running July 22 through July 28, the sixth annual non-competitive showcase offers...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Bill Stamets | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Every Potter fan would know of this tandem, Harry and Ginny. This was an initially unusual pairing until Ginny Weasley showed everyone that there’s something about her that the legendary Harry Potter could not resist. Now, the two are back in Daniel...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Villaceran | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Baby teeth may soon be worth a lot more than the sentimental value they offer nostalgic parents. It turns out that these teeth store a unique type of health record, with the potential to reveal everything that an individual has been exposed to, including...
From: Denver Post | By: Rachel Cernansky | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Sleeping with Barbie Ferreira.
From: New York Magazine | By: The Cut | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Parisian designer Victoria Wilmotte chose the name 'Edgar' for her contemporary take on a hotel reception bell because it seemed to her that it sounded like the kind of name you associate with a discreetly powerful hotel servant. ‘Edgar’ would be...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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This summer, Sterna Art Project presents ‘Experimental Education Protocol’, inviting nine artists and curators to partake in a new creative process, producing and exhibiting the results. Curated by Athens-based artist Angelo Plessas, it will take...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Edward Snowden is perhaps the most notorious whistleblower in modern American history, exposing the government’s extensive reach with surveillance on domestic citizens and international world leaders. But being in exile in Russia has not kept Snowden...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nick Younker | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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When Thomas Heatherwick released the first image of his concept for Coal Drops Yard at Kings Cross in late 2015, we knew the area was about to get something really special. And with works in the Argent-led central London territory progressing fast since,...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Responding to the increasing demand for live/work spaces for the capital’s entrepreneurs and creatives, London architects Edgley Design have reinterpreted the typology in a new mixed use commercial and residential development in Islington. Completed...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Too tipsy to make it home? At these nightspots-turned-hotels, you don’t have to.
From: New York Times | By: CHRISTINE AJUDUA | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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LONDON — In the wake of the Brexit vote and the ensuing political madness that has consumed the UK for the past month, a curious story of success has emerged in the midst of the chaos.  SEE ALSO: Enterprising girl uses Brexit to launch her own wildly...
From: Mashable | By: Lindsay Davis | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The streaming services keeps pumping out the programming, so here are the 21 best Netflix original series, ranked from worst to best
From: Warming Glow | By: Dustin Rowles | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Another week, another boozy pop-up! Gin connoisseurs Hendrick’s finally have the answer to the woes of fed up...
From: Blogstorm | By: Victoria McMahon | Friday, July 22, 2016
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[…] What you need to know about disgraced CEO Paul Kelly and the Console suicide charity scandal...
From: The Irish Post | By: Pearse Corcoran | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Silver Run Acquisition Corporation agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Centennial Resource Production, LLC, an oil and gas company located in the Southern Delaware Basin. Riverstone Holdings LLC previously agreed to purchase an almost 90% interest...
From: PE Hub | By: Eamon Murphy | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Cara Delevingne’s Enchantress was promoted through a series of vignettes that Warner Bros. created and released for Suicide Squad. According to Teen Vogue, not much was known about Cara Delevingne’s Enchantress until the release of the vignettes....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Stacey Cole | Friday, July 22, 2016
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It makes a bunch of risk-takers less likely to take risks.
From: The Atlantic | By: Bourree Lam | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (a.k.a. last weekend in London) fans of the franchise came together at Celebration - and dressed in their finest themed threads...
From: People | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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It was the first time I ever voted. I felt proud and useless at the... The post The Price of Freedom, Including VAT appeared first on Granta Magazine....
From: Granta | By: Eleanor Chandler | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Big Idea brewing AROUND the time that Michael Elliott, then a Britain correspondent at this newspaper, was steeped in an analysis of London’s revival—published in January 1986—Prince Charles came for lunch at The Economist. Where, the prince asked...
From: The Economist | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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EVEN by the standards of an extraordinary age, it was a remarkable life. Francisco de Miranda, who was born in Venezuela in 1750 and died in a Spanish prison 200 years ago this month, was a soldier, statesman, student of military affairs and philosophy,...
From: The Economist | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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A selection of knitwear and tops from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale that worked well on my clientele.
From: You Look Fab | By: Angie | Friday, July 22, 2016
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IN LATE 2008, during a briefing at the London School of Economics, Queen Elizabeth II famously asked why no one had seen the downturn coming. There can be no better answer than the current furore over the outlook for the British economy in the wake of...
From: The Economist | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Queen Elizabeth II’s entire official wardrobe will be put on display from July 23 to October 2, according to the Telegraph. For the first time, royals and commoners alike will have the queen’s choices of gowns and hats in their full view — but...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Plutarc Sicat | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Is post-Brexit a good time to invest in UK property?
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Friday, July 22, 2016
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LONDON (AP) — A British Royal Navy submarine has been forced into port after colliding with a merchant vessel off the coast of Gibraltar. The navy said Wednesday that HMS Ambush’s nuclear reactor was not damaged in the incident when the Astute-class...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Chris Rock and Mariah Carey had loads of fun at Leonardo DiCaprio’s charity bash in St. Tropez last night. And we’ve got the pics. In other news, Vince Herbert is responding to rumors that he and Tamar Braxton are headed for divorce. Get it all inside…...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Friday, July 22, 2016
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From the July issue: 1853: New York Crystal Palace Opens to Fanfare New York’s short-lived Crystal Palace, constructed entirely of iron and glass and considered a wonder of its day, opened at what is now Bryant Park 163 years ago this month. The domed...
From: The Real Deal | By: Lexi | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, Saudi Arabia's minister of commerce and investment, said there are now 'all the ingredients for success' after the vote to leave the European Union.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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The Three Amigos are back with another great episode featuring a quartet of UFC fighters: Eddie Wineland, Kamaru Usman, Darren Elkins, Scott Holtzman. We also have the 30th edition of the Weight List with George Lockhart. Welcome to your weekly dose...
From: Bloody Elbow | By: Stephie Haynes | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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LONDON (Reuters) - British actor Ralph Fiennes has compared the current infighting among British politicians to William Shakespeare's portrayal of England's 15th Century Wars of the Roses in an interview with Reuters....
From: Reuters | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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M&A and debt adviser Livingstone has promoted Neil Smith to director and Harsha Wickremasinghe and Lewis Gray to associate. Smith joined Livingtone in 2013 while Wickremasinghe came on board in 2007 and Gray in 2014.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Trigo Group, which is backed by Ardian, has named Francis Niss as chairman of its supervisory board. Niss is the former president of Liebherr Group's aerospace and transportation unit. Trigo is a provider of operational quality management solutions for...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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