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The week in news #165 – 2019JUN17 … 2019JUN23

For this 165th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: driverless cars will disrupt the airline industry, meatless burgers as part of the solution, melting ice in Greenland, Iran exceeding nuclear deal’s limit, 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.Jun.17:
    • Ocasio-Cortez says pressure to impeach Trump grows every day [CNN]
    • Driverless cars are going to disrupt the airline industry [The Conversation]
    • Photos from the Hong Kong extradition protests [New York Times]
    • Nigeria suicide blast kills 30 at video hall in Borno [BBC]
    • Burger King’s new meat-free Whopper is part of the solution [Entrepreneur]
    • Child poverty is as bad now as it was 30 years ago. Here’s how we can make progress [Fast Co.]
    • India magician presumed dead in river after attempting Houdini trick [BBC]
    • Physicists debate Hawking’s idea that the universe had no beginning [Quanta Magazine]
    • Tourists from the US, Canada, Japan and Australia can now travel to Brazil visa-free [CNN]
    • Infinity Pool on top of a skyscraper in London [Fubiz]
    • How to shoot 360-degree panos with Google Street View [DigitalTrends]
    • How many slides to use in a presentation? 5 Tips [Design Shack]
    • Spice Girls: Geri apologises for quitting in 1998 [BBC]
  • Tuesday, 2019.Jun.18:
    • Photo of sled dogs walking through water shows reality of Greenland [CNN]
    • New Mars crater exposes mysterious darker material [Fox News]
    • An AI taught itself to play a video game, and it’s beating humans [World Economic Forum]
    • How we feel about robots who feel [MIT Technology Review]
    • Iran says it will exceed nuclear deal’s limit on Uranium ‘in 10 days’ [NPR]
    • India encephalitis death toll rises to 103 [BBC]
    • Death toll from Sichuan quakes rises to 12 [Straits Times]
    • Airbus wins major 100-plane order over Boeing [Bloomberg]
    • 21 meses de prisão para neozelandês que partilhou video do massacre de Christchurch [Observador]
    • History: imported ice helped 19th century British officials beat Indian heat waves [Quartz]
    • Why Gloria Vanderbilt didn’t believe in leaving inheritance [Fast Co.]
    • Sotheby’s bought by French billionaire for $3.7bn [BBC]
Hong Kong extradition protests (2019.Jun.12)

Hong Kong extradition protests (2019.Jun.12)

  • Wednesday, 2019.Jun.19:
    • Central Park Five: Trump will not apologize for calling for Death Penalty in 1989 [New York Times]
    • Scientists say they can recreate living dinosaurs within the next few years [Entrepreneur]
    • Humanity’s eternal quest for a better way of peeling garlic [The New Yorker]
    • Take a virtual 3D tour of David Gilmour’s guitar collection [Guitar World]
    • The 30 best Disco songs that every millennial should know [Spin]
    • Michel Platini released after being detained over awarding of World Cup to Qatar [BBC]
  • Thursday, 2019.Jun.20:
    • China’s President Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for first visit since taking office [LA Times]
    • Trump downplays Iran tensions after drone shot down [CNN] [RTÉ]
    • Florida city to pay $600k ransom to hacker who seized computer systems weeks ago [CNN]
    • David Gilmour auctions 120 guitars of his personal collection raising $21.5m [Christie’s] [Rolling Stone]
120 guitars belonging to David Gilmour for auction (2019.Jun)

120 guitars belonging to David Gilmour for auction (2019.Jun)

  • Friday, 2019.Jun.21:
    • The drone plane Iran shot down was a $220m surveillance monster [Wired]
    • Incêndios em Pedrógão Grande: presidente da Câmara vai ser julgado [Observador]
    • Critically endangered vultures poisoned ‘en masse’ in Botswana [BBC]
    • Is your company ready for a zero-carbon future? [Harvard Business Review]
    • Plants are the oldest sensors in the world. Could they be the future of computers? [Fast Co.]
    • The 5 most exciting cycling projects in the world [World Economic Forum]
    • KFC has a Cheetos sandwich now and it is extremely orange [C-net]
    • When Apollo space capsules splashed down, they were so accurate it scared NASA [Fast Co.]
    • Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a faster, cheaper, more refined medium-format camera [Digital Trends]
    • Disney’s new Lion King is the VR-fueled future of cinema [Wired]
    • 2019 NBA Draft: grades for every pick [Bleacher Report]
  • Sunday, 2019.Mmm.Dd:
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