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The week in news #98 – 2018MAR05 … 2018MAR11

For this 98th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: the Oscars 2018, Festival RTP da Canção, Tônia Carrero dies at 95, International Women’s Day, Panasonic turns 100, race to invent the artificial leaf, McLared Senna supercar, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un to talk about nuclear weapons, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2018.Mar.05:
    • The Oscars’ full list of winners [New York Times]
    • Why driverless cars will be mostly shared, not owned [The Economist Explains]
    • Cláudia Pascoal vence Festival da Canção e vai representar Portugal na Eurovisão [Blitz]
    • Tônia Carrero, actriz brasileira, morre aos 95 anos [Diário de Notícias]
    • Roger Bannister, first man to run the mile under 4 minutes, dies at 88 [NPR]
  • Tuesday, 2018.Mar.06:
    • Paul Allen discovers USS Lexington wreckage near the Coral Sea [BBC] [USNI]
    • Inside the new ‘million-dollar’ McLaren Senna supercar [Wired] [Autoblog]
    • Facebook apologies for user survey including question on pedophilia [The Verge]
    • Letter from Gandhi describing his views on Christianity sold for $50,000 [Huffington Post]
  • Thursday, 2018.Mar.08:
    • US lifts ban on some elephant and lion ‘hunting trophies’ [New York Times]
    • History of Panasonic, founded 100 years ago by a 23-year-old [Entrepreneur]
    • California sets two new solar records [GreenTech Media]
    • Sea level is rising in the San Francisco bay area [Wired]
    • Climate change impact women more than men, study says [BBC]
    • McDonald’s changes its logo because of International Women’s Day [Design Taxi]
    • A história de 12 mulheres inspira o ‘doodle‘ do dia [Observador] [Google]
    • Women footballers: born with talent, held back by prejudice [BBC]
    • Balkrishna Doshi: Indian wins architecture’s Pritzker Prize [BBC]
    • Why are Iranian women taking off their veils? [The Economist Explains]
    • The Cranberries will release final album with Delores O’Riordan [Spin] [Billboard]
    • Rod Stewart finished new álbum, ‘Blood Red Roses’ [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • A tour of the 2018 Spring/Break art show [ARTnews]
International Women's Day 2018, by Google

International Women’s Day 2018, by Google

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