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The week in news #177 – 2019SEP09 … 2019SEP15

For this 177th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Jack Ma retiring, problems for the Boeing 777X, how much French people deslike tourists, Rafa Nadal wins 19th Slam at US Open, processed foods, 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.Sep.09:
    • CIA informant extracted from Russia had sent secrets to USA for decades [New York Times]
    • Trump’s stunt with the Taliban was not about negotiating peace [The New Yorker]
    • I just discovered Warren Buffet’s 25/5 rule and it’s brilliant [Inc.]
    • Can Smiling Really Make You Happier? [FiveThirtyEight]
    • First-ever image of a black hole wins scientists a $3-million prize [Digital Trends]
    • US Open: Nadal beats Medvedev to claim 19th Slam [The New Yorker]
    • Let’s all just chill about processed foods [Wired]
  • Tuesday, 2019.Sep.10:
    • Was CIA ‘too white’ to spot 9/11 clues? [BBC]
    • Jack Ma retires from Alibaba as he turns 55. What comes next? [CNN]
    • Spread do crédito à habitação triplicou no período do cartel da banca [Jornal de Negócios]
    • The Boeing 777X suffers another setback [The Motley Fool]
    • Nissan and Renault seek overhaul of alliance rules [Nikkei Asian Review]
    • Delhi and Mumbai consume more weed than Los Angeles and London [Quartz]
    • Remembering Peter Lindbergh [Fubiz]
    • Climate change: ‘Invest $1.8 trillion to adapt’ [BBC]
    • This is why almost half of the French find tourists annoying [The Local]
    • David Lee Roth announces 2020 Las Vegas residency [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • EVH’s 5150III 50-Watt 6L6 head is the perfect gigging and studio amp [Guitar World]
    • Florentino Luís “seguido” por grandes de Manchester [A Bola]
Tourists queue to enter and visit the Palace of Versailles

Tourists queue to enter and visit the Palace of Versailles (2019.Jun.18)

  • Wednesday, 2019.Sep.11:
    • The world 9/11 took from us [New York Times]
    • Fotogaleria: O “11 de Setembro” foi há 18 anos [Público]
    • Toronto committee wants e-scooters barred from sidewalks [The Star]
    • Watch the Bugatti Chiron break the world record speed at 304 mph [CNN]
    • What’s behind a vaping illness outbreak in the US? [BBC]
    • What makes a Supermodel in 2019? [CNN]
    • Maior construtora do mundo procura parceiros em Portugal [Expresso]
    • 7000 year-old ‘Spanish Stonehenge’ uncovered on dried reservoir [Design Taxi]
    • The first surviving photograph of the Moon, by John Adams Whipple [Brain Pickings]
    • Sean Carroll thinks we all exist on multiple worlds [Wired]
    • Inside Apple’s big September event [CNN]
    • Chinese users are trolling Apple for not having a 5G phone [Quartz]
    • Mary Abbott, postwar painter of beguiling abstractions, dead at 98 [ARTnews]
    • Play the songs you love“: An Interview With Shawn Colvin [PopMatters]
    • Antonio Brown accused of rape in a lawsuit [New York Times]
  • Thursday, 2019.Sep.12:
    • Bankrupt French low-cost Aigle Azur receives 14 takeover offers [EuroNews]
    • UK work visas for foreign graduates to be extended to two years [The Guardian]
    • Anti-vax movement is reversing decades of progress in disease prevention [Quartz]
    • Pagers, Pay Phones, and Dialup: How We Communicated on 9/11 [Wired]
    • India’s Kashmir move: Two perspectives [BBC]
    • A glowing (but mini) harvest moon will light up Friday the 13th [CNN]
Friday, the 13th... and a full moon (2019)

Friday, the 13th… and a full moon (2019)

  • Friday, 2019.Sep.13:
    • Reckless or creative? The great ‘tattoo’ debate [Human Resources Director]
    • Brain-computer interface will make people telepathic [The Independent]
    • Google hit with $550 million fine in France over tax probe [CNBC]
    • As plataformas de mobilidade urbana – quais e como são? [Saldo Positivo]
    • 13 fun facts about Friday the 13th [CNN]
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