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A Chinese Empire Reborn

Source: New York TimesI am the son of two empires, the United States and China. I was born in and raised around Washington in the Nixon-to-Reagan era, but my parents grew up in villages in southern...

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12 miradas sobre América Latina en 2017

Fuente: El PaisEL ESPECTADOR, la revista de cine latinoamericano de EL PAÍS, ha elegido las mejores películas latinoamericanas de 2017. La lista, compuesta por largometrajes de ficción, documentales y...

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Uber Wishes Its Followers a Happy Puerto Rican Flag Day With the Cuban Flag [Updated]

Source: GizmodoOn Friday, Uber tried to celebrate the anniversary of the Puerto Rican flag’s creation on social media. Unfortunately, the company commemorated Puerto Rican Flag Day with an image of...

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La ‘narcocultura’ que mató al Pirata de Culiacán

Fuente: El Pais El Pirata comenzó su carrera en las redes sociales inconsciente. El mundo viral lo adoptó como su mascota el día en que unos supuestos amigos lo grabaron rompiéndose la frente contra...

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Every single Yahoo account was hacked - 3 billion in all

Source: CNN Sitting down? An epic and historic data breach at Yahoo in August 2013 affected every single customer account that existed at the time, Yahoo parent company Verizon said on Tuesday.That's...

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62 Rare Nuclear Test Films Have Been Declassified and Uploaded to YouTube

Source: GizmodoNuclear test films from 1945 to 1962 are literally rotting away in US government storage facilities. But those highly classified films are now being restored, declassified, and released...

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Cambio climático, mayor amenaza a sitios patrimoniales

Fuente: SciDev   [BOGOTÁ] Centroamérica y el Caribe concentran gran cantidad de sitios identificados por la UNESCO como patrimonio natural mundial de la humanidad que son amenazados por el cambio...

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Archaeologists uneasy as Trump shrinks Bears Ears monument lands

Source: NatureA US government plan to slash protections for one of North America’s richest and best-preserved archaeological landscapes has prompted a wave of concern among researchers. On 4 December,...

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German Regulators Ban Smartwatches for Kids, Urge Parents to Destroy Them

Source: GizmodoSaying the technology more closely resembles a “spying device” than a toy, Germany regulators have banned the sale of smartwatches designed for kids, urging the parents who were dumb...

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Sin luz y sin internet

Fuente: Nilsa Pietri Castellón / ENDITras nueve días sin internet, he comprendido que nuestra dependencia extrema en la comunicación digital no solo es peligrosa sino también injustificada.Hemos...

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¿Podemos gobernarnos?

Fuente: Eudaldo Báez Galib/ENDI Indudablemente ha habido muchos puertorriqueños intelectualmente capacitados para gobernar. Entonces, ¿por qué estamos como estamos?El consenso es que nuestra situación...

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Oscar López Rivera gana premio literario

Fuente: NoticelEl libro “Cartas a Karina”, escrito por el exprisionero político Oscar López Rivera, ganó el primer premio en el “2017 International Latino Book Award”, categoría “Most Inspirational...

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Los septiembres y los huracanes

Fuente:  Xiomara Feliberty Casiano / ENDIComo muchos, tengo recuerdos vagos y algunos precisos del huracán Georges, en el 98. Mi familia, en el oeste, aún debate cuánto tiempo estuvimos sin agua...

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Skeleton plundered from Mexican cave was one of the Americas’ oldest

Source: NatureA human skeleton — probably one of the Americas' oldest — was stolen from the Chan Hol Cave in Mexico soon after it was discovered in 2012. A human skeleton that was stolen from an...

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El doble filo digital: reacción al “Archivo digital” de Joseph Harrison Flores

por Rodrigo FernosHoy dia Joseph Harrison se reconoce por su afán de ‘digitalización’ del archivo general de Puerto Rico; un ‘millonario’  que pone la tecnología mientras las agencias ponen los...

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Stop hoarding ancient bones, plead archaeologists

Source: NatureThe quest to chronicle the past using DNA from ancient humans and animals has become a cut-throat ‘game of bones’, in which a handful of genetics laboratories are hoarding precious...

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A Game That Explains Why Nobody Trusts Each Other Anymore

Source: GizmodoThe Evolution of Trust is an interactive presentation by Nicky Case that explores cheating and cooperation. The short narrative experience attempts to explain the rise of mistrust and...

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That HBO Game of Thrones Hack Was Worse Than We Thought

Source: GizmodoWell, this isn’t terribly surprising. According to the latest dispatch from Variety, the hackers who broke into HBO’s servers and stole 1.5 terabytes of data, including at least one...

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Online abuse and my children: a cautionary tale

Source: iMoreAs a father of three active children, I'm no stranger to calls from school in the middle of the day.They happen a lot, and for all different reasons. Lunchboxes left at home, bruises...

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Se muere Río Piedras

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaRío Piedras está gravemente herido, languidece y parece estar olvidado a su suerte. Su primer gran golpe fue la explosión en el Paseo de Diego, que dejó decenas de muertos y...

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Scientists Warn Climate Change Could Bring the Dust Bowl Back Out of the History Books

Source: GizmodoIf there’s anything that just about sums up the desperation of the Great Depression in one filthy package, it’s photos of the Dust Bowl, when over-farming resulted in roving dust storms...

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World's largest hoard of carbon dates goes global

Source: NatureRadiocarbon dating has long been used to reveal the age of organic materials — from ancient bones to wooden artefacts. Scientists are now using the amassed dates for wider applications,...

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Our obsession with eminence warps research

Source: NatureWe can quantify exactly how much faster Usain Bolt is than the next-fastest sprinter. It's much harder to say who is the best scientist, let alone how much better they are than the...

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Face of the woman who ruled Peru 1,700 Years ago revealed

Source: MercoPressThe face of the Lady of Cao, considered to be a queen who ruled northern Peru 1,700 years ago, was revealed on Tuesday thanks to 3D technology developed by private companies, as was...

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Turkey to stop teaching evolution in high school

Source: CNNIstanbul, Turkey (CNN)Turkish high school students will no longer be taught the theory of evolution.The subject has been cut from the curriculum under changes made to eliminate...

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