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  1. Like to tinker? Minneapolis/St. Paul Mini Maker Faire is for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | TwinCities

    A massive show-and-tell for an eclectic collection of DIYers, geeks, gearheads and others who just like making stuff will hit the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this spring. Called the Minneapolis/St.

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  2. Free exchange: Towers of BabelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Economist

    THE world is in the middle of a skyscraper boom. Last year nearly 100 buildings over 200 metres tall were built-more than ever before.

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  3. Campus-wide nerf warRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Times-Delphic

    Since July, P2 Elizabeth Bald and sophomore Emily Norton have been planning Dogtown After Hours. The event, happening this Friday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., includes a variety of activities ranging from a henna artist to breaking a world record.

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  4. RayGen Resources targets China's giant solar marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Technology developer RayGen Resources is about to show off China's biggest renewable energy producers what it claims is the world's cheapest energy: a small solar plant near Bendigo in Central Victoria that uses material common in satellites. "We've got what we think will revolutionise solar energy," said RayGen chief executive Robert Cart, who co-founded the company with fellow solar developer John Lasich.

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  5. 5th-grader removed from school for long hairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Times

    His parents plan to address the Rapides Parish School Board in April. Ashton Bodiford has missed more than two weeks of school, including PARCC testing week, because his hair is too long for a boy's, according to Rapides Parish School Board policy.

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  6. Flintoff & Holcroft: Balls Out 2015, Grand Opera House, October 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | York Press

    ENGLAND cricketer, one-off boxer, radio presenter, television game show team captain and now fish-and-chip van expert Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff has a new live show heading for York. Freddie, star of Sky 1's Lord Of The Fries, is teaming up with TV comedy producer, writer and podcast partner in crime Clyde Holcroft for the theatre tour of Flintoff & Holcroft: Balls Out 2015, destined for the Grand Opera House on October 7. Flintoff & Holcroft: Balls Out will bring the pair's podcast to the stage for the chance to hear the behind-the-scenes truth of the infamous 2005 Ashes traffic-stopping bus tour of London and Freddie's Guinness world record-breaking marathons for Sport Relief, via questions about players' habits in the loo.

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  7. Ne Ia Girl Grows Whopper CabbageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... Iowa State Fair Jumbo Cabbage winner, which tipped the scale at 25.2 pounds. According to the Guiness Book of World Records, the heaveist cabbage ever, was a 62-pounder, grown in Alaska in 2012.

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  8. Towers of BabelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Economist

    THE world is in the middle of a skyscraper boom. Last year nearly 100 buildings over 200 metres tall were built-more than ever before.

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  9. Britain's strongest man is keen to get a role in Aamir Khan's DangalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Indian Express

    Eddie Hall, Britain's strongest man and an ardent fan of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan , is seeking a role in Indian films. Eddie, the four-time winner of strongest man title in Britain, is polishing his acting skills to test waters in Bollywood as a baddy.

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  10. Nike renews deal with U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin despite past doping banRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Washington Post

    According to the BBC , Nike has given a new sponsorship deal to U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin, who served a four-year doping ban from 2006 to 2010 but has since returned to become the chief threat to Usain Bolt. The athletic-apparel giant dropped its initial sponsorship of Gatlin in 2006 .

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  11. This is the incredible moment a new world record for solving a 4x4...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Mail

    This is the incredible moment that Oliver Frost shaved more than eight seconds off his own world record for solving a 4x4 Rubik's Cube whilst blindfolded. The 21-year-old neuroscience student from the University of Westminster shortened his own best time for completing the conundrum to 2 minutes 10.47 seconds.

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  12. 5 Amazing Facts About Kraft Macaroni and Cheese and Heinz KetchupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | TIME.com

    The merger of Kraft Foods and Heinz combines hundreds of well-known brands into one monster Big Food conglomerate-none more notable than the iconic products Kraft Macaroni and Cheese and Heinz Ketchup. When you heard about the new merger of Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Heinz Co.

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  13. Man sets world record with beard, toothpicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... toothpicks to satisfy their test, Langum didn't practice for the challenge. He's open to fitting in a few more world records under his chin before defending his world title on Oct. 3 in Austria. "Who knows, if someone comes up with something else ...

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  14. Britain's strongest man seeks Bollywood roleRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Nerve News

    London, March 26 - Eddie Hall, Britain's strongest man and an ardent fan of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, is seeking a role in Indian films. Eddie, the four-time winner of strongest man title in Britain, is polishing his acting skills to test waters in Bollywood as a baddy.

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  15. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | Condit: Behind the Scenes with The Hanover TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Go Local

    It's another big week at one of Pollstar's Top 50 Theatres in the World, as The Hanover Theatre announces its 2015-2016 Broadway Subscription Series , launches tours with its founders, and is partnering with three different local charities and nonprofit organizations on a wide variety of events between now and Sunday, March 27. Best Buddies of Massachusetts is hosting a free premiere of the film, Where Hope Grows , on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30pmbefore it hits theatres on May 15! You can listen to Mike Beaudet talk about the inspiration behind his involvement with Best Buddies, as well as the connection to the movie. Audience members will have the opportunity to talk with the producer after viewing the film.

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  16. Al Bustan Centre and Residences houses athletes of 6th Fazza IPC World Cup DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | AME Info

    Al Bustan Centre & Residence, the popular hotel-apartment among tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, became the home for the world's elite athletes of the recently concluded 6th Fazza IPC Powerlifting World Cup Dubai 2015. The tournament held at the Dubai Club from 12th - 19th March saw the participation of 133 athletes from 24 countries such as Azerbaijan, Jordan, Algeria, Iraq, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Ireland, Thailand, Egypt, Slovakia, Syria, France, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Netherlands, India, Mongolia, Poland, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Hungary, Ivory Coast and the host country, UAE.

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  17. Dolphin Geophysical sets new benchmark for seismic productivityRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | World Oil

    Dolphin Geophysical has just mobilised the 'world's largest floating object' by deploying a seismic spread of 12 streamers, 7,050 m in length with 150 m streamer separation, off the coast of Myanmar for Ophir Energy. This configuration of equipment has a moving width of 1.850 m and the seismic spread covers a total area of about 12 sq km.

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  18. NCAA is real felon in McNair caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daily Trojan

    I'm disgusted and I'm sure much of the rest of the Trojan faithful are as well. Of course, the culprit of this this bad taste in my mouth is once again, the hypocritical institution that is the NCAA.

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  19. New between-Innings games at Citi FieldRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Amazin' Avenue

    The Mets have filmed the new trivia and videos shown between innings at Citi Field, and some of them are pretty interesting. All those silly games and video clips they play between innings at Citi Field are filmed during the early days of spring training, as Tim Rohan recounts here .

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  20. Falcons reportedly informed about pending " severe" penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Erie Times News

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. "" The Falcons were caught off guard when they were informed at the owners" meeting that their punishment for the noise gate investigation would be "oesevere."

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