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The week in news #166 – 2019JUN24 … 2019JUN30

For this 166th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: a solution to student debt by Bernie Sanders, methane discovery on Mars, Q’eswachaka is the last Inca bridge made of grass, National Geographic Travel Photo Contest, 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.24:
    • The unimaginable reality of American concentration camps [The New Yorker | 2]
    • Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion of student loan debt [CNN]
    • PS propõe diminuição de taxas moderadoras em função da Linha 24 e frequência de consultas [Público]
    • Imamoglu abre “nova página em Istambul” e Erdogan fala da “vontade nacional” [Expresso]
    • NASA’s Curiosity rover makes surprising methane discovery on Mars [C-net]
    • A $5 million wildlife overpass in Utah has one problem: humans [Quartz]
    • He cyberstalked teen girls for years. Now, they fought back! [Wired]
    • Rewards of a Lifetime: an interview with Dionne Warwick [Pop Matters]
    • Q’eswachaka: the last Inca bridge made of grass [BBC]
    • Kawhi Leonard declines contract option; ‘Seriously considering’ Raptors [Bleacher Report]
  • Tuesday, 2019.Jun.25:
    • Dutch emergency line hit by KPN telecoms outage [BBC]
    • These dogs are getting a cancer vaccine [CNN]
    • Son of a Narwhal mom and a Beluga Whale dad [New York Times]
    • UK: Zero carbon electricity outstrips fossil fuels for the first time since the Industrial Revolution [Sky News]
    • SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s center core crashes into ocean after launch [C-net]
    • Daimler to recall 60,000 Mercedes diesels in Germany over emissions [Reuters]
    • The 2019 class of camera phones is great [Digital Trends]
    • Winners of 2019’s National Geographic Travel Photo Contest [National Geographic]
    • The assumptions employees make when they don’t get feedback [Harvard Business Review]
    • Gangnam: The scandal rocking the playground of K-pop [BBC]
    • Italy Selected as Host for 2026 Winter Olympics [Wall Street Journal]
    • Foreign-based gambling sites blocked in Switzerland from July [France 24]
    • Giannis Antetokounmpo wins 2019 NBA Regular Season MVP [Bleacher Report]
NASA's Curiosity exploring Mars (2019)

NASA’s Curiosity exploring Mars (2019)

  • Wednesday, 2019.Jun.26:
    • NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover senses methane spike [BBC]
    • More than half the world could see ‘record-setting heat’ every year by 2100 [Carbon Brief]
    • ICE Agents Are Losing Patience with Trump’s Chaotic Immigration Policy [The New Yorker]
    • 5 interview questions that will help you hire better people [TED Ideas]
    • Seth Godin: The tyranny of small debts, compounded [Seth’s Blog]
    • Through the Lens of Photographer Bianca Des Jardins [Fubiz]
  • Thursday, 2019.Mmm.Dd:


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