Will the Olympics offer Brazil a way out

Will the Olympics offer Brazil a way out of crisis or add to its burden? With three weeks to go until the opening ceremony, Rio de Janeiro is desperate for an uplift and fearful of what will happen when the athletes leave As dusk falls over Copacabana beach, Ubira Santos, a 63-year-old sand sculptor, relaxes…

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Facebook, Twitter and YouTube may be blocked in Turkey

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube may be blocked in Turkey amid coup attempt Reports emerge during attempted military coup of people struggling to access social media in a country described as a bastion of internet censorship Turkey may be blocking or slowing access to social media networks amid an attempted military coup, although there are conflicting…

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Dennis Cooper fears censorship as Google erases blog without warning

The author and artists 14-year-old blog, in the same vein as his transgressive novels, was taken down by Google even erasing an unfinished book Two weeks ago, writer and artist Dennis Cooper was checking his Gmail when something peculiar happened: the page was refreshed and he was notified that his account had been deactivated along…

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Digital currency Steem soars 1,000% in value in two weeks

Currency behind social media website Steemit, in which users are rewarded or paid based number of thumbs up, has rocketed to more than $150m in value Steem, the digital currency behind the new social media website Steemit, soared more than 1,000% in value on Tuesday to more than $150m, two weeks after it first paid…

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The resurrection of Nantes: how free public art brought the city back to life

How did the French city transform post-war decline into a growing cultural awakening? By giving the public open access to free contemporary art After a carousel ride aboard a giant octopus with moving tentacles, we emerge to find an oversized mechanical elephant wandering down the street, steam blowing from its trunk. In the moat of…

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Space tech meets aviation: The hypersonic revolution

(CNN)London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour? That’s travel at 25 times the speed of sound — or barely enough time to take in an in-flight movie. Few areas of aviation generate wilder predictions than hypersonic flight — but a team in Germany might just have cracked it.…

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Boost your website traffic free to the TOP of Gооglе Yahoo and Bіng Boost your website traffic free – We аrе a Sосіаl Mеdіа mаrkеtіng аnd Sеаrсh Engіnе Oрtіmіzаtіоn (SEO) ѕеrvісеѕ Cоmраnу thаt specializes іn hеlріng соmраnіеѕ, buѕіnеѕѕеѕ аnd іndіvіduаlѕ rаnk hіghеr оvеr thе іntеrnеt thrоugh оur ԛuаlіtу ѕеrvісеѕ. We аlѕо аѕѕіѕt аnd help wіth…

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