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The week in news #129 – 2018OCT08 … 2018OCT014

For this 129th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Bolsonaro wins Presidentials first round in Brazil, Banksy’s ‘Girl With Balloon’, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2018.Oct.08:
    • Bolsonaro wins first round of Presidential Elections in Brazil [The Guardian] [Al Jazeera]
    • Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change [CNN]
    • Meng Hingwei, Interpol Chief, resigns and is arrested due to fraud suspicion [New York Times]
    • Italian ‘Robin Hood’ bank manager is convicted, but escapes prison [BBC]
    • Banksy’s ‘Girl With Balloon’ may be worth more damaged than intact [ABC] [The Guardian]
    • Sunglasses block screen images all around you [Wired]
  • Tuesday, 2018.Oct.09:
    • Was there a connection between Trump and a Russian Bank? [The New Yorker]
    • Wittiest mêmes of Melania Trump’s first solo trip as FLOTUS [Design Taxi]
    • Andy Borowitz investigates the drinking of Brett Kavanaugh [The New Yorker]
    • Google decides to pull the plug on Google+ in 2019 [Sky News]
    • Google unveils the next Pixel phone [Wired]
    • oops – A cross-platform general purpose undo/redo platform [Code Project]
    • Jupiter’s moon Europa may have surfasse jagged with ice blades [The Verge]
    • The empty gesture in Banksy’s self-destructing painting [The New Yorker]
    • Banksy was critiquing capitalism, he was taking part in it [Huffington Post]
    • Magic mirrored sculptures into nature [Fubiz]
    • The Raconteurs play 2 new songs, tease new album [Spin]
    • Chris Cornell statue unveilled by his children [Ultimate Classic Rock] [] [Spin]
    • Drew Brees surpasses Peyton Manning’s yards as Saints beat Redskins [BBC] [Bleacher Report]
Chris Cornell lifesize statue unveilled in Seattle (2018.Oct.08)

Chris Cornell lifesize statue unveilled in Seattle (2018.Oct.08)

  • Wednesday, 2018.Oct.10:
    • Dalai Lama: an intimate portrait of a spiritual leader [BBC]
    • FMI: “Estado Português é dos mais pobres do mundo.” [DN] [Expresso]
    • Há duas centenas de oliveiras com mais de 2000 anos em Portugal [Público]
    • Scientists believe Mount Vesuvius eruption made people’s heads explode [C-net]
    • Google is revolutionising cellphone photos with computing, not lenses [Digital Trends]
    • SpaceX’s rocket looked like a nebula over Los Angeles [Quartz]
    • Why you have (probably) bought your last car [BBC]
    • McDonald’s reacts to Banksy artwork that self-destructed [Design Taxi]
    • Taylor Swift post helps voter registration [CNN]
  • Thursday, 2018.Oct.11:
    • Bangladesh’s de facto opposition leader sentenced to life [Reuters]
    • Melania Trump: “I’m the most bullied person on the world!” [CNN]
    • Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket [BBC]
    • Majorca flash flood kills at least 10 people [BBC]
    • Snapchat launches a series of original shows [Axios]
    • Benfica, a big-time club, is going after small-time bloggers [New York Times]
    • Police raid Club Brugges and Anderlecht in match-fixing investigation [FlanderNews]
    • Geraint Thomas’ Tour de France stolen during a cycle show in Birmingham [The Guardian]
Hurricane Leslie trajectory diagram (Oct.2018)

Hurricane Leslie trajectory diagram (Oct.2018)

  • Friday, 2018.Oct.12:
    • German growth limites by trade disputes and labour shortages [Reuters]
    • Furacão Leslie deve chegar à Madeira no sábado [Público]
    • UK: employers must reveal ethnic gap of pay [The Times]
    • 6 things you need to know about your investors [Entrepreneur]
    • Disney’s Alladin full trailer is out [C-net]
    • Lindsey Buckingham sues Fleetwood Mac for firing him [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • All-female motor racing to debut in 2019 [CNBC]
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