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The week in news #197 – 2021MAY31 … 202JUN06

For this 197th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Copa America left without hosts after Argentina removed, Miguel Oliveira wins MotoGP in Catalunya, drone filming over volcanoes, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2021.May.31:
    • Israel-Palestine: Political solution only way to end ‘senseless’ cycles of violence [UN News]
    • How to make remote work in manufacturing a reality [World Economic Forum]
    • Eletricidade sob pressão tem o mês de Maio mais caro da última década [Expresso]
    • How (not) to miss a deadline [Seth’s Blog]
    • Matter delights in music, and became Bach [Brain Pickings]
    • Sleep Evolved Before Brains. Hydras Are Living Proof [Wired]
    • Mars-like photos show a dramatic view of our own planet [Digital Trends]
    • Zinedine Zidane left Real Madrid because club ‘no longer had faith’ in him [BBC]
    • Anger in Tokyo over the Olympics shows how unpopular hosting the games has become [Fast Co.]
    • Copa America left without hosts after Argentina removed [BBC]
  • Tuesday, 2021.Jun.01:
    • America has a rich history of innovation by Asian immigrants [Quartz]
    • Biden reverses Trump by pausing oil drilling in Arctic [C-net]
    • Morreu Carlos Ferreira, o homem que subiu a Av. da Liberdade no 25 de Abril, com a bandeira nacional [Observador]
    • Louvre Director to resurrect plans for Byzantine and Coptic art department [ARTnews]
    • Illustrations by Ani Cuenca [Fubiz]
    • Guns N’ Roses announce US tour with Wolfgang Van Halen’s Mammoth WVH [Guitar World]
    • Naomi Osaka: Spotlight on media, authorities & player after French Open withdrawal [BBC] [New York Times]
    • Nike’s amusing new ad has you nagged at by a lousy, ‘toxic’ soccer ball [Design Taxi]

  • Wednesday, 2021.Jun.02:
    • Hong Kong fecha museu sobre Tiananmen e destaca 3.000 polícias para impedir vigília [Visão]
    • [May.20] Microsoft to unplug Internet Explorer as it seeks edge in browser war [Reuters]
    • This Styrofoam-like packaging is made of popcorn—not plastic [Fast Co.]
    • Peanut the Waiter Robot is proof that your job is safe [Wired]
    • Circularidade dos biorresíduos é a grande aposta [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Illustrations of woman in daily life situations [Fubiz]
    • Comissão de Licenciamento confirma Vitória de Setúbal na Liga 3 [Observador]
  • Saturday, 2021.Jun.05:
    • Stefan Forster, the man who flies drones into volcanoes [Digital Trends]
  • Sunday, 2021.Jun.06:
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