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The week in news #53 & #54 – 2017APR24 … 2017MAY07

For these 53rd and 54th weeks, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Baleia Azul, Dream Theater’s “Images and Words”, José Cid in concert, how the World Bank is ruled, Bill Gates playing tennis with Roger Federer, new “housing bubble” on the horizon, etc.

As mentioned before, most contents are curated (in either English or Portuguese) via Feedly or Wikipedia’s Current Events.

  • Monday, 2017.Apr.24:
    • 8 UNESCO endagered sites in America [CNN]
    • 12-year-old boy drives 1300 Km across Australia [BBC]
    • Pacheco Pereira: “Gostam muito do novo? Aqui têm o novo.” [Público]
    • Baleia-Azul: jogo de Internet leva brasileiros ao suicídio [Diário de Notícias]
    • For the original Gandhi, “family first” was not the motto [Quartz]
    • Interview with Kim Carnes [Pop Matters]
    • Nostalgic photos of Chicago [Fubiz]
  • Sunday, 2017.Apr.30:
    • [2015.Feb.01] World Bank whistleblower reveals how the world is ruled [Global Research]
    • [2017.Feb.05] Dream Theater play “Images and Words” in its full [Blabbermouth]
  • Monday, 2017.May.01:
    • Saturated fat does not clog arteries: Coronary Heart Disease is a chronic inflamatory condition [BMJ]
    • A nave sinfónica-espacial de José Cid aterra em Lisboa e Porto [Diário de Notícias]
    • Larry Bird steps down as Pacers VP [NBA]
    • Swiss mountain climber Ueli Steck dies near Mt Everest [Associated Press]
    • Mark Selby wins World Snooker Championship [The Guardian]
  • Tuesday, 2017.May.02:
    • A berry contains a crucial ingredient to make cheap solar cells [Quartz]
    • Visual trends for 2017 that will shape design, photgraphy, and branding [Design Taxi]
    • Real Estate: French millionaire invests €450M in Portugal [Vida Imobiliária]
    • Na ostrich-like robot and legged locomotion [MIT Technology Review]
    • Is this Microsoft’s new Surface laptop [Engadget]
    • Antartica’s blood red waterfall explained [UPI]
    • New “housing bubbles” appearing [Pulse]
  • Wednesday, 2017.May.03:
    • Stephen Hawking: “We must leave the Earth in 100 years” [C-net]
    • [2017.Mar.24] Web developers hiring trends for 2017 [Daxx]
    • Email can create a culture of distrust at work [Thrive Global]
    • Net neutrality may slow innovation, but incertainity is worse [MIT Technology Review]
    • Luís Aguiar-Conraria: Uma proposta para reduzir o peso da dívida [Observador]
    • Isabel Mota, eleita unanimemente para presidente da Gulbenkian [Público]
    • A new mom becomes a mentor – and then a teacher [Coursera Blogs]
    • The rescuer expected two bodies, then one spoke [New York Times]
    • High School superstars excelling on and off the court [Huffington Post]
    • Playing tennis with Roger Federer [Gates Notes]
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