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The week in news #69 & #70 – 2017AUG14 … 2017AUG27

For these 69th and 70th weeks, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: nazi rally results in protests/clashes and death in Charlottesville, a (real) flying DeLorean, Miyazaki’s new film, Usain Bolt retires, Supercopa: Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2017.Aug.14:
    • Bitcoin surpasses $4000 for all-time high [C-Net]
    • Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected president of Kenya [Reuters]
    • The battle of Charlottesville [The New Yorker] [CNN] [Independent]
    • The alt-right can’t disown Charlottesville [Wired]
    • The ongoing list of typos by Trump and the White House [Daily News]
    • More than 70 children die in Gorakpuhr hospital in India [Indian Express]
    • When Gandhi refused to stand, in respect for national song [Quartz]
    • A flying car from DeLorean won’t need any roads [Wired]
    • To feed the world (in 2050), improve photosynthesis [MIT Technology Review]
    • Absorbent beads can save energy [MIT Technology Review]
    • Twin Peaks and its twisted reflection [Pop Matters]
    • Emerging technologies outpacing banking digital transformation [Financial Brand]
    • Studio Ghibli re-opens for Miyasaki’s new (and probably last) film [Design Taxi]
    • Artificial Intelligence will be a big part of out future [Pulse]
    • Deep Purple and Alice Cooper begin co-headlining US tour [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Infographic: How to market your app to success [Entrepreneur]
    • SuperCopa (España): Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid [Marca]
    • Cristiano Ronaldo gets 5 match ban after pushing referee [ESPN] [Marca]
    • Inês Henriques vence 50Km Marcha e bate recorde mundial [Diário de Notícias] [TSF]
    • Athletics World Championships: Usain Bolt retires [BBC]
Protesters clash in Charlottesville (USA), August 2017

Protesters clash in Charlottesville (USA), August 2017

  • Tuesday, 2017.Aug.15:
    • Boko Haram – suicide bombing kills 27 in Northeast Nigeria [Reuters]
    • Air Berlin files for bankrupcy after Eitihad stops funding [BBC]
  • Wedsday, 2017.Aug.16:
  • Thursday, 2017.Aug.17:
    • Car plows into crows in Barcelona, kills 13 [Washington Post] [CNN]
    • Police prevents second attack, kills 4 terrorists [BBC]
    • White supremacists take DNA test, find they’re not so white [C-Net]
    • What scientists hope to learn from the eclipse [CNN]
    • One of the biggest criticisms on solar power is quashed [Quartz]
    • The first animals evolved during the worst time on Earth [Washington Post]
    • Kevin Durant knows he can always go home [Yahoo Sports]
Terrorism attack in Barcelona, August 17th, 2017

Terrorism attack in Barcelona, August 17th, 2017

  • Friday, 2017.Aug.18:
    • Pros and cons of bamboo charcoal toothpaste [Bazaar]
  • Saturday, 2017.Aug.26:
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