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7 hrs ago | Mashable

Dancing Traffic Light Helps Pedestrians Moonwalk Safely

Smart , the company behind the original smart car, has devised a clever way to help pedestrians wait for the walk signal and keep the streets safer - a dancing traffic light. By projecting real movements from people nearby, the dancing traffic light entertains people at the intersection until it's a safe time to cross the street.

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21 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

UK weather: Heavy fog causing delays to flights into and out of London airports

It is also causing delays across Europe, with airports in Lisbon, Portugal, Amsterdam in the Netherlands and Zurich in Switzerland also affected. The Met Office said: "Widespread fog is affecting much of East Anglia, south east England and the East Midlands this morning with visibility reduced to 100 metres or less in places.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Newsday

Leadership of revamped Portugal bank to resign

The leadership of Portugal's Novo Banco bank says it is resigning -- just two months after being named to manage positive assets of the former Banco Espirito following its collapse and division into two parts under Portuguese government intervention. Chief executive Vitor Bento says in a statement he and two others are stepping down because "our mandate has significantly changed since... LISBON, Portugal - -- The leadership of Portugal's Novo Banco bank says it is resigning -- just two months after being named to manage positive assets of the former Banco Espirito following its collapse and division into two parts under Portuguese government intervention.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Turkey defends new Internet laws amid foreign 'concern' [Anadolu Agency (Turkey)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) European Union Minister Volkan Bozkir responds to foreign diplomat's comments that the new law is 'more than problematic' LISBON, Portugal Turkey has rebuffed claims that a new Internet law is causing "concern" among foreign governments. The country's European Union Minister Volkan Bozkir on Saturday responded to anonymous comments attributed to an Ankara-based foreign diplomat.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Postodctoral Fellowship in Lisbon, Portugal

A postdoctoral position in collective behavior is available in the group of Gonzalo G. de Polavieja at the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme in Lisbon, Portugal - Collective Behavior. We are interested in the rules of group decision-making and we use zebrafish and humans to find them, both at theoretical and experimental levels.

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PR-inside.com

Now Available: Semapa Sociedade de Investimento e Gestao SGPS Sa...

In pulp and paper, the company is engaged in manufacturing and supplying paper and paper pulp products such as bleached eucalyptus pulp and uncoated wood free paper. It is also involved in producing and supplying cement, clinker, concrete, aggregates, pre-cast concrete, clay, agglomerates, mortars, tiles, and hydraulic lime.

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Cool Hunting

Word of Mouth: Porto: Vintage furniture, vegetarian fare, obscure...

Porto is no longer limited to its UNESCO World Heritage-recognized Old City, replete with meticulously preserved Romanesque, Gothic and Manueline-style architectural structures and seven river-expanding bridges-not to mention its renowned wine culture. The city evokes an industrial-hip vibe supported by a vibrant nightlife and thriving music and art scenes.

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Food Production Daily

Strauss: 'We don't have to reinvent the wheel but sometimes we...

Putting salad into expensive-looking glass jars, combining IML and injection molding techniques and offering customers personalised gifts of honey to celebrate Rosh Hashanah the Hebrew New Year, are just some of the ways Strauss is thinking outside of the box to secure brand loyalty. Dr Shira Rosen, packaging development manager, Strauss Group, is based in Israel, and spoke to guests at the EuroPack Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week.

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Medical News

Professor receives award for development of anti-angiogenic therapy for retinal disease

Napoleone Ferrara, MD, distinguished professor of pathology and distinguished adjunct professor of ophthalmology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and senior deputy director for basic sciences at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, was named today as one of seven recipients of the Ant-nio Champalimaud Vision Award in Lisbon, Portugal. The 2014 Ant-nio Champalimaud Vision Award was bestowed for the development of anti-angiogenic therapy for retinal disease.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Lisbon subway stoppage brings commuter misery

Lisbon subway staff have walked off the job during the morning rush hour in a protest against pay cuts and the company's possible privatization. The Metropolitano de Lisboa carries on average about 370,000 passengers a day, and Wednesday's strike by most of its 1,450 employees shut down services.

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Transworld

Brown Town - Lisbon & Down

"10 shiny days in Lisbon, Portugal with all the crew : Killian Limousin, ThA©o De Oliveira, Mat Cay, William Naze, Peth Ferrier.

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BeverageDaily

Coca-Cola Europe: 'By keeping finance away from the table we are free to innovate'

Coca-Cola Europe entered into a debate about disruptive packaging and if firms should let finance people into the design process, at the EuroPack Summit, in Lisbon, Portugal, this week. Chaired by Eamonn Bates, secretary general, Pack2Go Europe the panel included Stephane Egret, packaging innovator, The Coca-Cola Company, Giorgio Ballocchi, global innovation manager, Campari, Dr Martin Zethoff, director global packaging technology, laundry and home care, Henkel and Dr Horst Wenck, corporate VP, front end innovation, Beiersdorf.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

9Down.Com

The Amazing Race Australia S03E07 WS PDTV XviD-SH4RK

Season 3, Episode 07 - "Australia v New Zealand Leg 7" Teams travel to Lisbon, Portugal where they're put through the basics of singing, counting, and reading detail in their clues. Newlyweds Ashleigh and Jarrod face the biggest test of their relationship since getting married.

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Food Production Daily

EU legislation on packaging & packaging waste top of the agenda

EuroPack kicked off the 10th anniversary of its summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week with Europen discussing EU legislation on a packaging and packaging waste directive. Opening the two-day conference in front of 100 guests, Eamonn Bates, chairman of the summit and secretary general, Pack2Go Europe, said 'packaging is under threat, not in name, but in Brussels, according to revised European legislation'.

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Business Times

Portugal avoids recession with second-quarter growth

Portugal, which exited a multi-billion euro bailout scheme in May, returned to growth in the second quarter, avoiding recession in spite of a banking crisis. [LISBON] Portugal, which exited a multi-billion euro bailout scheme in May, returned to growth in the second quarter, avoiding recession in spite of a banking crisis.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Willamette Week

end: 18 Things to Do and See in Portland, September 5-7

Newest album Time Is Over One Day Old is the trio's most accessible yet, but it maintains a captivating darkness suggestive of an underworld dance party. Mississippi Studios , 3939 N Mississippi Ave., 288-3895.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

The New York Observer

Bludded Head's Cancer Catharsis

The music starts with an air of stark, grim foreboding, as an everyman's bland voice recites a series of mundane observations from a hospital room over a minimal beat, broken guitar arpeggios, and a droning arco bass. As the piece unfolds, the tension mounts inexorably, until the voice is shrieking in raw-throated terror and the instrumental backing shatters into welters of noise over a distended blues riff that's hammered home relentlessly, until it takes on a mantra-like quality.

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Billboard

Jack White Offered to Produce The Libertines Reunion Album

Carl Barat and Pete Doherty of The Libertines perform on stage on the third and last day of the Alive Festival at Oeiras, on the outskirts of Lisbon, Portugal on July 12, 2014. When The Libertines reunited in London's Hyde Park this past summer, the 65,000-strong crowd freaked out to the point where 38 fans were injured and eight hospitalized .

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CNN

19 very photogenic dishes

What happens when you invite seven world-class chefs from six countries to show off their skills for a week at Bangkok's Four Seasons Hotel? Food that looks almost too good to eat, as these 19 snaps taken during the ongoing World Gourmet Festival show. This year's participating chefs are: chef Akrame Benallal of Akrame , Paris; chef Paolo Casagrande of Lasarte , Barcelona; chef Thierry Dufroux of Bistrot Belhara in Paris; chef JoA o Rodrigues of Feitoria Restaurant in Lisbon, Portugal; chef Hideaki Sato of Tenku RyuGin , Hong Kong; chef James Syhabout of Commis in Oakland, California; and chef James Viles of Biota Dining in Bowral, New South Wales, Australia.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Maroon 5 to launch world tour in February in support of fifth studio album 'V'

Maroon 5 has announced a world tour in support of their newest album V . The album, which became available on Tuesday, is their fifth studio album as a band.

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