Edelweiss, Edelweiss? Julie Andrews Loves Reading About 18th-Century Plant Hunters

“One Giant Leap,” by Charles Fishman, about the Apollo 11 mission; “Daemon Voices: On Stories and Storytelling,” by Philip Pullman, who is one of my favorite authors; “Sapiens ...

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Kim Jong Un cannot afford to fail again

Why would Pyongyang prioritize normalization of relations with Washington? It would bring the Kim regime domestic and international recognition.

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Magic Leap is renaming its AR headset to attract business customers

Magic Leap is pitching its headset to businesses with a new name. The Magic Leap One Creator Edition, which shipped last August, is being replaced with ...

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Snow chance Wednesday morning minor for most, but a few slick spots possible

Temperatures are poised to leap to near 60 degrees Tuesday, and it won’t feel at all like it could...

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Cooper, Howell Claim Final Day Titles, Pacing Wyoming T&F at Mines Alumni ClassicDraft...

Cooper, Howell Claim Final Day Titles, Pacing Wyoming T&F at Mines Alumni ClassicDraft...

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Vegetarianism, Resistance, and the Amazon—How One Brazilian Journalist Is Fighting Climate Change

While we Brazilians were carrying out our day-to-day activities in oblivion, our rain forest was...

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Special Report: Icebound - The climate-change secrets of 19th century ship's logbooks

Special Report: Icebound - The climate-change secrets of 19th century ship's logbooks

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Magic Leap Reveals Enterprise Strategy And The Magic Leap 2

Experiencing Spatial Computer on Magic Leap One Creators Edition at The Enterprise Wearable ... [+]...

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A startup that's modeled after Airbnb, Instacart, and Lyft and funded by one of their investors is...

Wonderschool, a startup that helps parents find day care, is expanding to four new markets next...

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Golden Rooster vs. Golden Horse: The world of Chinese movies splits

Horse Awards, nicknamed the “Chinese Oscars” and long considered the most prestigious awards for Chinese-language movies since their establishment in 1962. Instead, Chinese authorities held ...

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SGIFF: ‘Unteachable’ Explores New Facets of Singapore’s Education System

Singapore is renowned for its education system, which is highly successful, but also rigid and...

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Tesla’s Cybertruck Will Face These Five Electric Pickups in 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduces the Tesla Cybertruck at the Tesla Design Center in Hawthorne, ... [+]...

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Alibaba Shares Leap on Hong Kong Trading Debut

It was the first day that Alibaba stock could be traded in the Asian financial capital following a secondary listing and share sale that raised some $12...

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In a $0 Fee World, Charles Schwab Muscles Its Way to the Top

For decades, Charles Schwab Corp. quietly plotted to unleash its ultimate weapon against rivals: $0...

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Dennis, Ewan and Matthews go head-to-head at Australian Cyclist of the Year Awards

Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal), Michael Matthews (Sunweb) and Rohan Dennis will go up against each other...

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Target flying high into holiday season as stock hits record high

A surprising leap in clothing sales and a sharp increase in use of its same-day delivery and pickup...

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11 key Plaid Cymru policies explained

It criminalises those with an addiction, a medical need or recreational users who "do no harm to others," they say. Though to see recreational drug use...

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X

In the world of desktop processors below the server level, nothing out there is quite like AMD's new $1,999 Ryzen Threadripper 3970X, one of three elite...

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This Week In XR: Ubiquity 6 Makes The Smartphone Spatial, Why IAPPA Is A VR Showcase, Magic Leap’s...

The most original location based VR (LBVR) we saw at IAAPA was Barron Games’ VR Foosball Table, with...

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Here's Where to Find the Best Instant Pot Black Friday Deals

If you were ever on the fence about joining the Instant Pot family, this is the best time of the...

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When ‘Good-To-Great’ Turns Bad: The Utah Jazz Are Passing Up Too Many Good Shots

By any available metric, Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell is taking big strides toward his leap to...

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Cricket: Warner shows mental toughness to get back into century club - Reuters

The leap in the air was the same, and there was the same kiss of the helmet, but the David Warner...

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Ronnie Milsap to perform at Gatlinburg Convention Center

The Grammy award-winning singer is set to perform Leap Day next year with concert tickets going on...

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'Buoyancy': Film Review

It turns what could have been another sad immigrant story into a stomach-tightening actioner with overtones of social horror in key scenes of...

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Black Voters to Black Candidates: Representation Is Not Enough

Chyna Hester knew what she was supposed to say. The 20-year-old Spelman College student had just...

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Alo Chhaya: Child actors Hiya Dey and Smriti Singh wrap up shoot on an emotional note - Times of...

Television serial ‘Alo Chhaya’ is awaiting a big twist. The show will take a leap of a few years...

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Big guy, big catch: Vea TD leads Bucs past Falcons 35-22

Vita Vea worked on the play during the final day of practice. Still, when he got the call from...

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Trashion Show 2020 lands on Leap Day at Woody’s Tavern

The 2020 Moab Trashion Show, an annual fundraiser for Resiliency Hub, will be begin at 8 p.m. Feb....

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Why hasn’t Giants’ Lorenzo Carter made a leap forward in Year 2? Here’s what his position coach...

The Giants traded away Olivier Vernon in the offseason with the confidence that Lorenzo Carter would...

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Zebra shakes off hungry lion by Kenyan river

Footage shows the predator leap at the herd animal and briefly gain a grip before the prey kicks up its hind legs and gallops out of harms way. It was...

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Space Alien Research Could Get Its First Grad Program

One day in spring 2018 astrophysics professor Jason Wright gave his students a tall order: make a...

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Take A LEAP | News, Sports, Jobs - Post Journal

School students in last year's Summer Lit Camp participated in a STEM challenge to see who could make the tallest tower using marshmallows and...

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Three Things to Know: Night of the young guards as Trae Young, Coby White go off

Every day in the NBA there is a lot to unpack, so every weekday morning throughout the season we...

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Meet the 24-year-old trying to build the world’s 1st personal flying device

Three years ago, Mariah Cain was teaching extreme water sports to tourists in Fort Lauderdale,...

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90 Day Fiancé’s Deavan Clegg Suffers Severe Injury from Botched Lip Injection

The model was half of the young couple, who now stars on the hit TLC spin-off, 90 Day Fiancé: The...

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This Week In XR: Apple AR Glasses Target 2022, Magic Leap Making News, Specs 3.0, Reanimating Dead...

This is a very big deal for many reasons, including (1) the use of pass through vs. the see-through...

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In José Mourinho, Tottenham Takes a Leap of Faith

José Mourinho has been keeping himself busy. It has been almost a year since he finally checked out of the Lowry Hotel, his tumultuous, compelling and...

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My household robot proves being a cyborg isn’t as wild as you might think

Its name is Jethro. Both my daughters, aged 5 and 9, are so enamored with Jethro that they have each...

discovered 4 months ago on Quartz
The Dalí Museum gets the Surrealist gang back together

1929. The avant-garde Surrealists found themselves at a turning point about nine years into the...

discovered 4 months ago on Tampa Bay Times
Are you tough enough to take the polar bear plunge? If so, here's where

It’s California, so you don’t usually start your new year freezing, except if you are a fan of the polar bear plunge. Many of the swims are on New Year’s Day and raise money ...

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Opinion | It’s tough being small in a big-suit world. We still spacewalked.

Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are NASA astronauts living aboard the International Space Station....

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Leaping To It | News, Sports, Jobs - Post Journal

Students at Jamestown Public Schools jumped from the open doors of school buses and into elementary schools Monday morning as the LEAP (Learning...

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LEAP holds Halloween party, karaoke contest

The third annual Halloween party and karaoke contest was held Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the LEAP office in Wilton.

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Apple reportedly revealed the devices it expects to replace the iPhone during a secret employee...

With smartphone sales plateauing, Apple has been looking toward the next decade — and reports...

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Apple Said to Prep AR Headset for 2022

Apple's augmented reality (AR) headset won't be arriving on store shelves until at least 2022, according to a new The Information report. The iPhone...

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'Last alarm': Memorial coin on sale to support Farmington firefighters

On this Veterans Day, a memorial coin is now on sale to support the Farmington Fire Department,...

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MultiChoice profits leap on cost controlling measures - Reuters

Africa’s biggest pay-TV group MultiChoice saw half-year profits leap 22%, it said on Monday, as it...

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There's a race to replace our iPhones with smart glasses we wear everywhere

Most of the biggest names in Big Tech are racing to create smart glasses that we wear everywhere and...

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Bucs' Donteea Dye goes from small school to big time

Long before he made the leap from tiny Heidelberg University to the Bucs' 53-man roster, there was a time even Division III football seemed like a long...

discovered 4 months ago on Tampa Bay Times
To honor Veterans Day, parachuters take the leap at Old Dominion

The group of jumpers use parachuting to raise awareness of the health challenges faced by veterans,...

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