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  1. Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House to Reopen in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Architect Online

    On Feb. 13, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and councilmember Mitchel O'Farrell will commence the reopening of Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House in Barnsdall Art Park with a ribbon cutting, which will be followed by a 24-hour, self-guided tour hosted by the City of Los Angeles and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation . Regarded as one of the most significant structures of Los Angeles' architectural history, the Hollyhock House was Frank Lloyd Wright's first project in Southern California, whose style has been dubbed "California Romanza"-a Wright-ism to mean "freedom to make one's own form," or in this case, Wright producing a regionally appropriate design for Southern California.

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  2. Benin's ACE connection to be completed in MarchRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The World Bank has given an update on the expected timetable for the Republic of Benin to be connected to the Africa Coast to Europe high speed international submarine cable, which is currently in its second-phase rollout of connectivity to additional countries on Africa's Atlantic coast. The Bank stated that a technical team from Alcatel-Lucent - the consortium cable's main technology partner - deployed equipment in the transmission room of the Cotonou cable landing station in late-December 2014, while the cable laying ship is scheduled to reach Cotonou on 24 February 2015, and Benin will be connected to on 3 March 2015, quoting Alcatel-Lucent projections.

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  3. George and Barbara Bush on their wedding day in Rye, New York on January 6, 1945.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Houston Chronicle

    CIRCA 1900: Mexico - Yucatan - Mayan archeological site of Uxmal . The ruins of the ancient capital of Xiu.

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  4. Ephesus' dream of entering UNESCO World Heritage List to come true this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The ancient city of Ephesus, one of the sites in Turkey that attracts the most tourist income, is expected to enter UNESCO's permanent list this year. The ancient city of Ephesus in western Turkey is expected to enter the UNESCO World Heritage List this year, after 22 years of efforts.

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  5. National Park Service Launches Online Travel Itinerary About World...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 30 | PressReleasePoint

    The National Park Service's newest online travel itinerary highlights the 22 World Heritage Sites located in the United States. Discover fun facts and interesting background information about sites across the country, from the Statue of Liberty to Hawaii Volcanoes, which have universal significance.

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  6. a close look to goreme open air museum.Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | TrekEarth

    GOREME OPEN AIR MUSEUM Goreme Open Air MuseumThe Goreme Open-Air Museum resembles a vast monastic complex composed of scores of refectory monasteries placed side-by-side, each with its own fantastic church. It is obviously the first sight to be visited by any traveler in Cappadocia, standing as it does in the very center of the region with easy access from all directions.

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  7. Istanbul ImpressionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Coastal Breeze News

    When we first planned our trip to Istanbul, I was surprised how many people told me that their dream was to travel there or that it was on their "Bucket List." Everyone I knew who had visited told me that it was beautiful and that we would love it; they were right.

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  8. Musclemen and flower powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | CNN

    In West Africa, the bodybuilder is a popular subject for photographers. Since the 1950s, the musclemen have peered out from stark images, symbols of "strength, power, pride and status," in the words of gallery owner Jack Bell.

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  9. Photos: Musclemen: 'Strength, power, pride'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | CNN

    In West Africa, the bodybuilder is a popular subject for photographers. Since the 1950s, the musclemen have peered out from stark images, symbols of "strength, power, pride and status," in the words of gallery owner Jack Bell.

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  10. UNICEF to Boost Staff in Ebola-Hit CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Scoop

    Ebola treatment centre outside an Ebola virus disease case management centre run by MA decins Sans FrontiA res in the town of GuA ckA dou, Guinea. Photo: UNICEF/Suzanne Beukes 3 November 2014 - As the United Nations Children's Fund announced today that it plans to boost its staff in countries on the frontlines of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the head of the UN World Health Organization attributed the lack of research into cures and vaccines for Ebola to the fact that the disease has historically been confined to poor African nations.

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  11. Long Distance Truck Drivers Use CondomsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    A report by the Institut d'Analyse et de Communication des Ensemble Sociax based in Benin shows that 91.01% of truck drivers, their apprentices and sex workers plying their trade at five ports in West Africa are familiar with at least two means of HIV prevention. In the area of HIV testing, the report shows that although more than three quarters of truckers interviewed know where to go for anonymous AIDS test, only 30.7% of the of them were bold enough to go back for their test results.

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  12. Colombian animal rights activists target horse-drawn carriagesRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    The traditional Spanish-style tours on horse-drawn carriages in the Colombian city of Cartagena have come under scrutiny in the wake of the collapse of four horses this year, with animal rights activists campaigning to shut down the popular tourist attraction. In less than one week, a horse collapsed while drawing a carriage with passengers and another suffered a heart attack and died in the middle of Bocagrande avenue, one of the main areas frequented by visitors.

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  13. China offers Ebola prevention materials to BeninRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    The Chinese government has offered Benin materials worth 840,000 U.S. dollars for the prevention of Ebola virus, an official source in Cotonou has said. An agreement in this regard was signed on Monday in Cotonou between Benin's Foreign Minister Arifari Bako Nassirou and China's ambassador to Benin Tao Weiguang.

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  14. Annenberg Space for Photography Features Sink or Swim: Designing for a Sea ChangeRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Contract

    Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles announces Sink or Swim: Designing for a Sea Change, on view from December 13, 2014 to May 3, 2015. Sink or Swim explores adaptation for survival and human responses to changes in their landscapes due to sea level rise.

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  15. Africa: UN 'Matchmaker' to Foster South-South Tech TransferRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The UN has launched a new knowledge-sharing platform aimed specifically at private companies in low-income countries to help foster the spread of technology, assets and financing. The scheme is dedicated to the least developed countries as a direct response to the challenges they face in areas such as sustainable agriculture, climate change adaptation and water management. 1 comment

  16. UN 'matchmaker' to foster South-South tech transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | SciDev.Net

    The UN has launched a new knowledge-sharing platform aimed specifically at private companies in low-income countries to help foster the spread of technology , assets and financing . The scheme is dedicated to the least developed countries as a direct response to the challenges they face in areas such as sustainable agriculture , climate change adaptation and water management .

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  17. Coming in from the coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | The Nation

    View of the Glienicke Bridge over the Havel river in Potsdam, just outside Berlin.

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  18. Ebola Keeps Mercy Ships, African Evangelical Leaders Away from West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Christianity Today

    However, African health care workers have been hit hard with 80 fatalities from Ebola, according to the World Health Organization .

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  19. Ebola epidemic delays Mercy Ships departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | KETK

    Collateral hardship from the Ebola epidemic now includes a delay for Mercy Ships, which operates the world's largest civilian hospital ship in ports on the West Coast of Africa.

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  20. Mercy Ships delays voyage to Africa in wake of Ebola breakoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    Collateral hardship from the Ebola epidemic now includes a delay for Mercy Ships, which operates the world's largest civilian hospital ship in ports on the West Coast of Africa.

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