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The week in news #80 – 2017OCT30 … 2017NOV05

For this 80th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: women to be allowed in sports venues in Saudi Arabia, Finland wants end of Daylight Saving Time, WebSummit in Portugal, Houston Astros win the World Series, Russia hearings in progress, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2017.Oct.30:
    • Saudi Arabia to let women in sports stadiums [CNN] [Huffington Post]
    • Lightning storms blaze through Queensland skies [BBC]
    • Neural network gives your phone ‘DSLR-camera’ quality [Engadget]
  • Tuesday, 2017.Oct.31:
    • Why Finland wants EU to abolish Daylight Saving Time [The Economist Explains]
    • Governo quer Web Summit em Portugal durante muitos anos [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Seth Godin: machine unreadable [Seth’s blog]
    • George Michael’s 1987 “Faith” interview [Spin]
  • Wednesday, 2017.Nov.01:
    • At least 8 people dead and a dozen injured in New York car vehicle attack [NPR] [NY Mag]
    • The democratic civil war is getting nasty, even if no one is paying attention [The New Yorker]
    • Paul McCartney wants you to do one thing for the planet [National Geographic]
    • Google’s AI wizard unveils a new twist in neural networks [Wired]
    • 6 ways to avoid marketing like a psychopath []
    • The Big Picture: global staff pictures of the month – October 2017 [Boston Globe]
    • Earth pyramids in the Apls, by Kilian Schönberger [Fubiz]
    • Amazing moving building facade in Shanghai [Fubiz]
    • Horse ridding in the Mongolia steppe [Fubiz]
  • Thursday, 2017.Nov.02:
    • Eight revealing moments from the second day of the Russia hearings [Wired]
    • Rohingya Crisis: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine [BBC]
    • 3 people dead in Colorado shooting at Walmart [New York Times]
    • Luís Lima: “Este é o momento certo para vender casa.” [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Luís Lima: “Não podem todos querer casas na Avenida da Liberdade!” [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 to take World Series by 4-3 [BBC]
    • Houston Astros win the World Series, as Sports Illustrated predicted in 2014 [Quartz]
    • [2014] Astro-Matic Baseball [Sports Illustrated]
Houston Astros win their first ever World Series (2017.Nov.01)

Houston Astros win their first ever World Series (2017.Nov.01)

  • Friday, 2017.Nov.03:
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