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  1. Thornbury pupils race balloon-powered cars with Rolls-Royce engineers and world speed record breakersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Gazette Series

    Manorbrook Primary School pupils and their balloon powered cars with the Rolls-Royce engineers and Bloodhound SCC project ambassadors on the design technology and science day THORNBURY pupils were challenged to create and race balloon-powered cars when Rolls-Royce engineers and ambassadors of a project that aims to set a new world land speed record visited their school. Pupils from Manorbrook Primary School were tasked with the challenge during their design technology and science hot spot day on Friday, January 23. Pupils from the whole school got involved with the challenge, working in mixed aged classes in teams of three to make a car powered by balloons.

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  2. Growing Black Travel Movement Challenges Perceptions Of The Typical GlobetrotterRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Switched

    Black Americans are at the forefront of a growing travel movement -- one that includes an extensive network of globetrotters, a knack for finding the best flight deals and some serious online momentum. With groups like the 9,000-member-strong Nomadness Travel Tribe monitoring fare glitches and distributing deals via WhatsApp, more and more African Americans are tapping into the world of travel -- and helping others do the same.

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  3. South Africa should not be ashamed - MashabaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    South Africa coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba has insisted his team have nothing to be ashamed of despite crashing out of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations at the first hurdle. Bafana Bafana , the 1996 African champions, finished bottom of Group C with a point from three matches after going through the qualifying phase unbeaten.

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  4. H&M Results Miss Views as Investments WeighRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    Hennes & Mauritz, the world's No.2 fashion retailer, missed quarterly earnings forecasts as it spent heavily on new ranges and websites in its battle with cut-price rivals, a drive it plans to extend in 2015 with a new beauty line. The Swedish company is investing in new concepts such as sportswear, designer collections and higher-price brands including COS to try to protect margins over the long term as discount chains Primark and Forever 21 push prices down.

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  5. [NewsMaker] Laurian OvensRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    Well-loved South African brand, Peppadew, has launched a range of product innovation in the past year, including pasta sauces. Peppadew brand manager, Laurian Ovens, talks about the brand's move from pickles-only into other food categories.

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  6. Mission to change lives in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Advocate

    DETERMINED: Burnie woman Jacqueline Saward will spend three months in Africa as a volunteer working with disadvantaged children. Picture: Stuart Wilson.

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  7. UNWTO: Over 1.1 billion tourists travelled abroad in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    United Nations World Tourism Organization Capitan Haya, 42 Madrid, 28020 Spain Phone: +34 91 571 07 57 Fax: +34 91 567 81 00 /20 Visit Website International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourism to grow by 3% to 4%, further contributing to the global economic recovery.

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  8. Confessions of a systems librarianRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Red Hat Magazine

    I decided to become a librarian after my undergraduate because I liked working with computers and the job seemed easy. A friend who'd already taken the plunge enlisted me, telling me how technological libraries had become, which I guess made sense.

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  9. The Davos Challenge: Walk For Education, Goal AchievedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 28, 2015 - CHICAGO -- World Bicycle Relief is pleased to announce that UBS and the World Economic Forum have achieved the goal they set for the Davos Meeting, to donate 2,500 specially designed bicycles to children in rural South Africa to help them get to school and improve learning outcomes. The target was reached through the program, The Davos Challenge: Walk for Education, which asked participants to walk as many steps at the Meeting, as a child may have to walk to get to school in rural South Africa.

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  10. Tiger Skins And Rhino Horns: Can A Trade Deal Halt The Trafficking?Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Coleen Schaefer and Doni Sprague display a tiger pelt that was confiscated and is being stored at the National Eagle and Wildlife repository on the outskirts of Denver. Some 1.5 million items are being held at the facility.

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  11. Defiant West Ham co-owner David Sullivan hits back at Senegal...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    West Ham are not worried about any potential FIFA ramifications in their ongoing feud with Senegal over the availability of Diafra Sakho. The striker pulled out of competing in the African Cup of Nations earlier this month on medical advice after sustaining a back injury - but co-owner David Sullivan insists they have done nothing wrong despite the 25-year-old's involvement with the Hammers.

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  12. Clothing Shoppers Seek Seamless Online-Offline ExperienceRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR Log

    The latest publication of Hamburg based secondary research company yStats.com confirms that clothing is one of the largest segments of the online retail market worldwide. PRLog - Jan. 28, 2015 - HAMBURG, Germany -- The report "Global Clothing B2C E-Commerce Market 2015", shows that clothing is in close rivalry with the consumer electronics category for first rank among product categories by share of online shopper purchases and tops it in many countries.

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  13. Philadelphia Residents Plan To Rent Out Homes During Pope Francis' VisitRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | MyFoxPhilly

    Millions of people are planning to flock to Philadelphia in September to see the pope, but where will they stay? Hotels rooms are already nearly sold out across the city. Now, some people are seeing dollar signs and plan to rent out their homes.

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  14. Kanaly, Daniel J.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Daniel J. Kanaly Born: Jan. 11, 1921 Died: Jan. 26, 2015 Daniel J. Kanaly, 94, passed away Monday, January 26, 2015, at Wisconsin Veterans Home, Boland Hall. Born in Marengo, IL on January 11, 1921, he was the son of Joseph and Mabel Kanaly.

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  15. Excellent post! I thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BlogHer

    With 2015 under way, now is the time that many people start thinking about their holidays and travel plans for the coming year or even writing a bucket list of things they'd like to do in 2015. Perhaps you have written one yourself.

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  16. AU Summit to Discuss Lessons, Stigma of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Voice of America

    Suspected carrier of Ebola virus James Flomo sits in isolation with his child in Monrovia, Liberia, Jan. 21, 2015. African leaders are due to disucuss Ebola crisis during the summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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  17. .com | "We saw the future in Soweto this week and it is frightening"Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News24

    Stunned and ashamed by events in Soweto this week, it may be tempting for some of us to look the other way or simply disbelieve what we see. Words are inadequate to describe or condemn such disgraceful behaviour.

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  18. Springbok 7's change two for NZ and USARead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | RuggaWorld

    Chris Dry and Justin Geduld have returned to the Springbok Sevens squad and will travel with the Blitzboks for the next two HSBC Sevens World Series tournaments in New Zealand and the United States. The Wellington Sevens takes place on 6 and 7 February in the New Zealand capital of Wellington and this will be followed by the Las Vegas Sevens a week later, from 13 to 15 February.

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  19. U.S. green-energy blueprint, meant to help Liberia, failsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Review

    On paper, the pitch was simple: A green energy company backed by $217 million in U.S. government loans would convert one of Africa's poorest countries into the world's first biomass-driven economy. But the plan to help Liberia collapsed amid questionable business decisions and oversight.

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  20. South Africa vs West Indies: 5th ODI match previewRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Merinews

    South Africa and West Indies go head to head as they play the fifth ODI of the five-match ODI series at SuperSport Park, Centurion. The match on today is the final match of the series and also the last one they play before both teams travel to New Zealand for their opening World Cup fixtures.

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