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The Guardian view on the Catalan crisis: wanted: an honest broker - The Guardian


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The Guardian view on the Catalan crisis: wanted: an honest broker
The Guardian
Instead, the two antagonists are now becoming too deeply entrenched for either of them to de-escalate with honour or with the agreement of their most fervent supporters. The situation is volatile and dangerous and it is getting more so. The president ...

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You can now take a virtual walk on Mars in your browser, thanks to Google - Quartz


Quartz

You can now take a virtual walk on Mars in your browser, thanks to Google
Quartz
NASA continuously refreshes that view with the most up-to-date data, so the images are never more than a few days or weeks old. A screenshot from NASA JPL's OnSight software. JPL's OnSight software, the inspiration behind Access Mars, lets mission ...

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'Stranger Things' addict? Here's how Netflix sucked you in - CNET


CNET

'Stranger Things' addict? Here's how Netflix sucked you in
CNET
From tags to "taste communities," Netflix tries to personalize its service, right down to the image you see splashed across your screen when you fire up the app. "If you look at someone else's Netflix ... It's a worldwide hit, literally -- the company ...

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Baseball no longer a supergiant but it is still the most American of sports - The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

Baseball no longer a supergiant but it is still the most American of sports
The Guardian (blog)
Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. An estimated 40.05 million viewers watched the climactic Game 7 of the 2016 World Series, and it was the highest-rated World Series game in 25 years. That audience was 70% larger than the one for the last World Series ...

The Most Beautiful Space Images on Earth - Atlas Obscura


Atlas Obscura

The Most Beautiful Space Images on Earth
Atlas Obscura
For much of history, humans have viewed the skies above as a mystical realm, a place where eclipses and comets are portents, or as a home to divine beings. In addition to NASA images and artistic renderings, the book also includes a 12th-century mosiac ...

Happy Diwali 2017! Images and pictures from across the globe as Hindus and Sikhs celebrate the Festival of Lights - Evening Standard


Evening Standard

Happy Diwali 2017! Images and pictures from across the globe as Hindus and Sikhs celebrate the Festival of Lights
Evening Standard
The Diwali festival of lights is one of the most visually stunning celebrations in the world. The biggest and brightest of festivities will happen across the globe today, as the five-day festival gets underway. Celebrated around the world by Hindus ...

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Burma: New Satellite Images Confirm Mass Destruction - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Burma: New Satellite Images Confirm Mass Destruction
Human Rights Watch
The most damage occurred in Maungdaw Township, accounting for approximately 90 percent of the areas where destruction happened between August 25 and September 25. Approximately 62 percent of all villages in the township were either partially or ...

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Fight Over Gerrymandering Is Year's Most Important Court Case - NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Fight Over Gerrymandering Is Year's Most Important Court Case
NBCNews.com
If a majority of the court adheres to the view that federal courts should not or cannot review claims of partisan gerrymandering, that would be a deeply dissatisfying result for many of us who believe the judicial branch has a responsibility to protect ...

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New satellite photos reveal the California wildfire's shocking damage from space - Business Insider


Business Insider

New satellite photos reveal the California wildfire's shocking damage from space
Business Insider
On Wednesday night, DigitalGlobe — a satellite- imaging company that captures 100 terabytes' worth of new photos of Earth each day — released some of the first close-up views of the disaster from orbit. "Although there is a lot of smoke in the area ...

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The Story Behind the Most Haunting Photos From the Las Vegas Shooting - TIME


TIME

The Story Behind the Most Haunting Photos From the Las Vegas Shooting
TIME
It was nearing the end of the night on Oct. 1 and David Becker, having just photographed the final act of the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, had just walked into the media tent to file his pictures. Becker, who was working for Getty ...

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