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The week in news #161 – 2019MAY20 … 2019MAY26

For this 161st week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: tornado science still has questions, Indonesia elections, Warriors defeat Blazers to reach NBA Finals, global warming external factos, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2019.May.20:
    • Where The Algorithms Can’t Find You [FiveThirtyEight]
    •  The redefinition of the SI system of measurement takes effect[BIPM]
    • Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day [Deutsche Welle]
    • Austria’s far-right Freedom Party ministers all resign amid scandal [BBC]
    • Impressive «Pentahouse» made of concrete [Fubiz]
  • Tuesday, 2019.May.21:
    • Why We Walk: a Manifesto for Peripatetic empowerment [Brain Pickings]
    • Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism [New York Post]
    • Indonesian troops on alert as Widodo wins more than half of votes [The Guardian]
    • What we know—and what we don’t—about the science of tornadoes [National Geographic]
    • Peak Design’s Travel Tripod is must-have gear for traveling photographers [Digital Trends]
    • Golden State Warriors sweep Portland Trailblazers to return to the NBA Finals [USA Today]
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors return to the NBA Finals after beating Portland 4-0 (2019.May.20)

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors return to the NBA Finals after beating Portland 4-0 (2019.May.21)

  • Wednesday, 2019.May.22:
    • Various ways that the Brexit mess could get even worse [The New Yorker]
    • Harriet Tubman $20 bill is delayed until Trump leaves office, Mnuchin says [New York Times]
    • Justice Department will reveal intelligence files from Mueller probe to House committee [USA Today]
    • India is investing more money in solar power than coal for first time [World Economic Forum]
    • Global temperature change attributable to external factors, new study confirms [Science Daily]
    • The final straw: England bans plastic items from April 2020 [CNN]
    • Zakk Sabbath to raithfully re-record Black Sabbath’s 1970 debut album [Guitar World]
    • World’s Oldest Record Store Bans Morrissey Albums [Stereogum]
    • Around Madrid: Prado Celebrates 200 Years [ARTnews]
    • How data (and some breathtaking soccer) brought Liverpool to the cusp of glory [New York Times]
  • Thursday, 2019.May.23:
    • Narendra Modi laps up a second term as Indian prime minister [Quartz]
    • Chagos Islands dispute: UN backs end to UK control [BBC]
    • Porto vence Lisboa nas contas municipais [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Tornado” pounds Missouri, causing deaths and damage [CBS]
    • US Air Force investigating hacking attempt instigated by the US Navy [SiliconAngle]
    • Widespread permafrost degradation seen in high Arctic terrain [EurekAlert!]
    • Prada to stop using fur from 2020 [BBC]
  • Saturday, 2019.May.25:
    • Taça de Portugal: Sporting vence Porto nos penalties [Público] [YouTube]
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