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[NEWS #Alert] On “Game of Thrones”, Conservatism, Israel and Lidl! – #Loganspace AI

[NEWS #Alert] On “Game of Thrones”, Conservatism, Israel and Lidl! – #Loganspace AI

“GAME of Thrones”, which, in case you hadn’t noticed, returned for its eighth and final season this week, has already had a profound impact on the television industry (if you’re a TV producer with an idea for a multi-series drama your chances of getting a green light have skyrocketed). Let’s hope it has an equally…
[NEWS #Alert] An Easter-weekend travel special, on our daily podcast! – #Loganspace AI

[NEWS #Alert] An Easter-weekend travel special, on our daily podcast! – #Loganspace AI

A look at planes, trains and automobiles around the worldEASTER WEEKEND is a busy travel time in many parts of the world. If you’re unlucky, you may have to pass through a terrible airport (we talk about the world’s worst). Or perhaps you’ll splash out and take one of the many sleeper train services that…
[NEWS #Alert] The subtle ways that discrimination works! – #Loganspace AI

[NEWS #Alert] The subtle ways that discrimination works! – #Loganspace AI

PREGNANT WOMEN have limited mobility. That is obvious to anyone who has had a baby, but didn’t occur to the founders of Google when they designed their car park. When Sheryl Sandberg, then head of online sales, became pregnant in 2004, she made a simple request: parking spaces for expectant women as close to the…
[NEWS #Alert] Alan García, Peru’s ex-president, killed himself as police sought to arrest him! – #Loganspace AI

[NEWS #Alert] Alan García, Peru’s ex-president, killed himself as police sought to arrest him!...

ON THE evening of April 16th, Alan García, Peru’s former president, went on the radio to declare he was innocent of accusations of corruption that were swirling around. Rumours of his likely arrest were pure supposition, he insisted: “I can tell you that I was not born to steal.”Get our daily newsletterUpgrade your inbox and…
[NEWS #Alert] Mauricio Macri freezes prices! – #Loganspace AI

[NEWS #Alert] Mauricio Macri freezes prices! – #Loganspace AI

MAURICIO MACRI'S original plan was to address Argentina’s citizens on television on the final working day before the Easter break. But he opted for a folksier way of presenting an economic package that he hopes will rescue his chances of being re-elected president in October. He appeared in a taped video, knocking on the door…
[NEWS #Alert] An intriguing new adaptation of Chekhov’s “Three Sisters”! – #Loganspace AI

[NEWS #Alert] An intriguing new adaptation of Chekhov’s “Three Sisters”! – #Loganspace AI

IN THE third act of “Three Sisters” Ivan Chebutykin, a bumbling old doctor, drunkenly knocks over a clock, smashing it to bits. In Anton Chekhov’s plays no prop is without symbolic weight, and the broken clock is a particularly rich (if unsubtle) symbol: a rupture with times past. In a new adaptation at the Almeida…
[NEWS #Alert] Jet Airways stops all operations! – #Loganspace AI

[NEWS #Alert] Jet Airways stops all operations! – #Loganspace AI

What was once India’s second biggest carrier collapsesIT HAS BEEN a slow, painful, descent. For months, Jet Airways, once India’s second largest airline, has been failing. Planes were grounded for non-payment of leases, fuel deliveries stopped, flights inevitably cancelled, frustrated customers denied access to lounges and subject to unending frustrations. Unpaid pilots loudly threatened to…
[NEWS #Alert] Pete Buttigieg fuses liberalism and tradition! – #Loganspace AI

[NEWS #Alert] Pete Buttigieg fuses liberalism and tradition! – #Loganspace AI

NEWTON’S THIRD law of motion also helps predict America’s presidential succession. After Richard Nixon’s sleaze, voters picked a Georgian Sunday School teacher who promised never ever to lie to them. After eight years of interracial progress and cool intellectualism from Barack Obama, they chose Donald Trump. Whoever succeeds him is liable to be as different…
[NEWS #Alert] Apple and Qualcomm settle a feud over patents! – #Loganspace AI

[NEWS #Alert] Apple and Qualcomm settle a feud over patents! – #Loganspace AI

THE COURTROOM battle in San Diego was supposed to last for weeks, if not months. It was over on the first day, April 16th. Evan Chesler, a lawyer for Qualcomm, a big chip designer, had only a few minutes left in his riposte to Ruffin Cordell, who represented Apple, a hardware giant, when it emerged…
[NEWS #Alert] Alberta’s new premier plans to abolish the carbon tax! – #Loganspace AI

[NEWS #Alert] Alberta’s new premier plans to abolish the carbon tax! – #Loganspace AI

“HELP IS on the way, and hope is on the horizon,” proclaimed Jason Kenney after his United Conservative Party decisively won the election in Alberta, an oil-producing province in western Canada, on April 16th. He was talking to Albertans depressed by a downturn in the oil industry, which has pushed up unemployment and left empty…

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Hubble spots pair of wild galaxies joining cosmic civilization

Baltimore (UPI) Aug 11, 2016 After billions of years wandering in the proverbial wilderness, two galaxies, Pisces A and B, are returning to cosmic civilization. Recently,...