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Amazon's incredible, vanishing cardboard box

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 17:26
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Happy 61st birthday, IHOP. Here's how the chain still rakes in billions

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 17:19
IHOP celebrates its 61st birthday Tuesday, capping off a momentous year that introduced a fake name change and a new menu item.
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Ryanair will stop flying to some airports because of the Boeing 737 Max crisis

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 17:03
Ryanair is taking the knife to its operations in Europe as it prepares for two years of disruption caused by Boeing's 737 Max debacle.
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Building collapses in Mumbai trapping dozens inside

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 16:49
A four-storey building has collapsed in the major Indian city of Mumbai, leaving up to 50 people trapped inside.
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Italian police seize 'arsenal' of military weapons and Nazi paraphernalia from 3 men

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 16:45
Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party.
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The Open 2019: Why a sense of humor and rhino-like skin are crucial for caddies

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 16:43
Dave McNeilly remembers the days when caddies bunked in four to a room at tournaments, earning just enough for beer money.
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Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 16:30
Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga.
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US lawmakers set to grill Facebook executive in charge of Libra

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 16:17
The first of two Congressional hearings this week on Libra will kick off Tuesday. Facebook executive David Marcus will testify before the Senate banking committee at 10 am ET.
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Only woman in Apollo 11 firing room: 'She would cut you to pieces'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 15:54
During the historic launch of Apollo 11 which put the first men on the moon, rows of men in shirts and ties lined the consoles inside Kennedy Space Center.
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S Korean bosses can be jailed for unfair firing

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 15:53
South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture.
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Amazon's incredible, vanishing cardboard box

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 15:40
Happy Amazon Prime week, the discount-fest that will clutter front stoops and front desks with packages bearing that ubiquitous smiling arrow. It's a reminder that the incredible rise of e-commerce has come encased in a cardboard box, plus a lot of filler to protect items on the way there.
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There's a sobering truth to Trump's racist tweets

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 15:23
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Jump aboard the eDumper, the world's largest electric vehicle

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 15:15
While a single computer used to take up a whole room, now they comfortably fit inside your backpack to be easily carried around.
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Partial lunar eclipse for much of the world

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 14:36
This year began with a partial solar eclipse. A little more than halfway through 2019, much of the world will see a partial lunar eclipse Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, depending on where you live.
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Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 14:13
Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January.
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London's mayor blocks plans for controversial 'Tulip' skyscraper

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 14:02
London's mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked plans for a controversial tower known as the Tulip, saying the structure would be of "limited" public benefit and "detrimental" to the capital's skyline.
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Massive python may soon be a world record setter

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 13:37
There's no better way to celebrate World Snake Day than by looking at a massive, slithering reptile.
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Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 13:36
Traveling from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, a group of elderly people in Japan is seeing the world -- without even leaving their seats.
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Toddler dies after falling into grease trap

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:48
A 3-year-old boy died after falling into a restaurant grease trap Monday morning in Rochester, New York, police said.
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