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Rice sculpture: Taiwan artist gets granular with president elect

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  • Apr 24, 2016
TAIPEI A Taiwan artist has refused to see the big picture and instead captured the likeness of president-elect Tsai Ing-wen, to celebrate her inauguration next month, on a single grain of rice.Chen Forng-Shean, who has also sculpted the face of China's...
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Art detective says female and male model used for Mona Lisa face

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  • Apr 26, 2016
FLORENCE, Italy Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile draws millions of viewers from across the world, all eager to see the art world's most famous female face. But is it?An Italian art detective is arguing that research backs his long-standing claim that Leonar...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Jan 25, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Actor Ewan McGregor says children in Iraq at risk of death, sex abuse, traffickers

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  • Aug 02, 2016
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scottish actor Ewan McGregor called on Tuesday for greater efforts to help refugee children in Iraq, warning they are at serious risk of death, sexual violence, or recruitment into armed groups.Following a visit to...
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LED-lit pigeons illuminate New York skies in art exhibit

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  • May 08, 2016
NEW YORK Thousands of pigeons with tiny LED lights strapped to their legs swooped through the darkening skies in a jaw-dropping display of beauty, but savvy New Yorkers gazing up at the performance art knew enough to keep their mouths shut.As evening f...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • May 04, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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'Lady Geek' in drive to draw more women to technology

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  • Jan 04, 2016
LONDON "Girls aren't cut out for a career in science and technology". Belinda Parmar has heard this sentence many times. In Britain, only 13 percent of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is made up of women – a damn...
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Craft beer fans face squeeze with hops in short supply

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  • Feb 29, 2016
BOUGHTON UNDER BLEAN, England Fans of craft beers could soon face higher bar bills as small, independent brewers face a potentially serious shortage of a vital ingredient: hops.Last summer's hot and dry weather blighted the European hop harvest and str...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Apr 20, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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'Lady Geek' in drive to draw more women to technology

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  • Jan 11, 2016
LONDON "Girls aren't cut out for a career in science and technology". Belinda Parmar has heard this sentence many times. In Britain, only 13 percent of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is made up of women – a damn...
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