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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to go to space on Blue Origin rocket

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced plans on Monday to fly into space next month on a rocket built by his company Blue Origin, fulfilling what he said was a lifelong dream. The 57-year-old billionaire said he and his brother Mark will blast off from Earth on July 20 on the first crewed flight of the company’s New…

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Gov’t Handouts Are Blatant Vote-Buying

Out of W19 trillion in higher-than-expected tax revenues during the first quarter of this year, 43 percent was due to one-off gains unrelated to the economic recovery (US$1=W1,115). W3 trillion came from drastically increased real estate taxes, W1 trillion from inheritance taxes, W2 trillion from stock transactions and W2 trillion from late taxes collected from…

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Qatar eco-hotel to generate energy from rotating in ocean

Designed by Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio (HAADS), the eco-floating hotel is a project hoping to be opened in Qatar but also has the potential to be located in different areas thanks to its characteristic mobile feature. The HAADS team studied the project with various opinions and technical knowledge from many different disciplines and visions.…

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Gabrielle Union and Jeremy Pope to Star in LGBTQ Marines Drama ‘The Inspection’ for A24

Gabrielle Union and Jeremy Pope are set to star in “The Inspection” for A24, a film about a gay man who enlists in the Marines. “The Inspection” is the narrative debut feature of Elegance Bratton, who last year directed the documentary “Pier Kids” about homeless trans youth, tracking their journey across years as they worked…

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Huawei Invests in Lithography Machines, Ascending Chip Industrial Chain

(Source:pxhere) Chinese tech giant Huawei is investing in lithography machines, one of the core equipments required in semiconductor manufacturing, in a bid to mitigate the ongoing global chip shortage. On June 2, the same day the firm released HarmonyOS, Huawei’s venture capital arm Hubble Technology Investment became the seventh-largest investor in Beijing RSLaser Opto-Electronics Technology…

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How long will Nick Saban coach Alabama? What contract extension means for college football

Nick Saban agreed to a three-year extension at Alabama on Monday — a move that could keep the coach with the program until 2029. Saban, 69, is the third-oldest coach in the FBS. According to the university, Saban’s base salary of $8.4 million will increase with each year through the length of the contract.  If Saban…

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Here’s everything Apple announced at WWDC 2021 today

Every year at the Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple shows off the latest and greatest improvements to its growing slate of operating systems — and while this year’s event was once again held virtually, WWDC 2021 proved just as exciting as always. At WWDC 2021, Apple showed off updates to all of its operating systems, in…

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Flash Briefing: SA has world’s worst youth unemployment; FirstRand sees profits jump as SA recovers

Listen on iTunes 75% of youth in South Africa are unemployed, reports The Times of London. The first generation of South Africans to have lived free of apartheid, also known as ‘born frees’, are trapped in the country’s worst ever youth unemployment, says the British media outlet, quoting figures from Statistics South Africa. It notes that data…

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Khloe Kardashian Fires Back At Hater Who Says She Looks Like An ‘Alien’ In New Migraine Ad

Khloe Kardashian took to Twitter to respond to a hater’s hurtful comment, saying of the unkind words that she will ‘take it as long as I can help’ those who struggle with migraines. Khloe Kardashian was over toxicity on social media when she responded to a hater who referred to the Keeping Up With The Kardashians…

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Oppo A53 Explodes In User’s Pocket In India; Here’s What Happened

        | Published: Monday, June 7, 2021, 20:22 [IST] Another smartphone blast incident in India has left us concerned with the reliability of these pocket-sized gadgets. Earlier this year, a Redmi Note 9 Pro went up on flames due to customer induced damage. Now, an Oppo A53 unit has exploded leaving the…