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Humanoid robots display dexterity at ongoing 2019 World Robot Conference

Humanoid robots display dexterity at ongoing 2019 World Robot Conference 0

🕔12:54, 22.Aug 2019

Humanoid robots have stolen limelight with their incredible dexterity and innovation at the ongoing 2019 World Robot Conference that kicked off in Beijing on Tuesday. The conference is scheduled from August 20 to 25, which gathered over 700 robots from

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Brazilian slackliners defy gravity with Sao Paulo’s abandoned buildings

Brazilian slackliners defy gravity with Sao Paulo’s abandoned buildings 0

🕔12:49, 22.Aug 2019

Stretched above the teeming megalopolis of Sao Paulo, slackliners are defying gravity via a highline connected across the city’s abandoned buildings. Slacklining is a sport that involves walking and balancing on a suspected length of flat webbing strung between two

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Plastic particles in drinking water present ‘low’ risk

Plastic particles in drinking water present ‘low’ risk 0

🕔12:42, 22.Aug 2019

Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a “low” risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Studies over the past year on plastic particles detected in tap

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Un-piloted Soyuz spacecraft launches to space station

Un-piloted Soyuz spacecraft launches to space station 0

🕔12:41, 22.Aug 2019

A Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The un-piloted spacecraft was launched by a Soyuz 2.1a booster, which is replacing the Soyuz FG booster that used to send crews into space, according to NASA. The space

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Wildfires burn nearly 500,000 hectares in Bolivia

Wildfires burn nearly 500,000 hectares in Bolivia 0

🕔12:37, 22.Aug 2019

Bolivia’s government has reported that nearly 500,000 hectares of forest have been left charred from wildfires ravaging swathes of the country. This week, authorities warned that 70% of Santa Cruz Department is under “extreme risk” from forest fires. Environmental organisations

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New Zealand parliamentary speaker feeds MP’s baby during house debate

New Zealand parliamentary speaker feeds MP’s baby during house debate 0

🕔12:33, 22.Aug 2019

New Zealand House of Representatives Speaker Trevor Mallard held and bottle fed Labour MP Tāmati Coffey’s new baby boy while presiding over a House debate. Baby Tūtānekai Smith-Coffey, the son of Labour MP Tamati Coffey and his husband Tim Smith,

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Sudan’s Hamdok takes office as new prime minister, vows to tackle conflicts and economy

Sudan’s Hamdok takes office as new prime minister, vows to tackle conflicts and economy 0

🕔12:25, 22.Aug 2019

Sudan’s new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was sworn in as leader of a transitional government, and vowed to make achieving peace and solving the country’s economic crisis a priority.The appointment of the renowned economist came as General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan,

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India’s former finance minister arrested

India’s former finance minister arrested 0

🕔12:18, 22.Aug 2019

Former Indian finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaram has been arrested on charges of corruption and money laundering. He is being investigated over allegations that he cleared foreign investments in exchange for bribes while he was finance minister.Mr Chidambaram, 73, has denied

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Williams, Sharapova, Halep and more warm up for U.S. Open in NY

Williams, Sharapova, Halep and more warm up for U.S. Open in NY 0

🕔12:54, 21.Aug 2019

It was about as star-studded a warm-up to the U.S. Open as you could hope for. Women’s tennis stars including Serena Williams, Simona Halep and Madison Keys took part in an event promoting young female athletes. Located in Manhattan’s West

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“Falling Inn Love” will be released end of this month

“Falling Inn Love” will be released end of this month 0

🕔12:37, 21.Aug 2019

“Falling Inn Love” is an upcoming American romantic comedy film directed by Roger Kumble, from a screenplay by Elizabeth Hackett and Hilary Galanoy. It was announced that Netflix had greenlit Falling Inn Love starring Christina Milian and Adam Demos, with

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