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Elsa Martinelli, Italian Model and Actress, Dies at 82

Elsa Martinelli, Italian Model and Actress, Dies at 82

July 12, 2017

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Elsa Martinelli, an Italian fashion model turned actress whose Hollywood career included roles opposite Kirk Douglas in “The Indian Fighter” and John Wayne in “Hatari!,” died on Saturday in Rome. She was 82.

Her daughter, Cristiana Mancinelli Scotti, said the …

Lithium Cycles is building sporty entry level electric motorbikes (with pedals)

Lithium Cycles is building sporty entry level electric motorbikes (with pedals)

July 12, 2017

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Lithium Cycles

Bump the throttle, spin the pedals, or both, on this electric bike that’s halfway between bicycle and motorcycle.

Although many of the leading e-bikes are being built to resemble conventional bikes as much as possible, some electric bike …

Average London home costs £300,000 more than in rest of England and Wales

Average London home costs £300,000 more than in rest of England and Wales

July 11, 2017

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The house price gap between London and England and Wales now stands at just under £300,000 after ballooning over the last 20 years, a report has found.

In 1996, an average home in London was valued at £105,266 – around …

Uber is not morally acceptable, says shadow business secretary

Uber is not morally acceptable, says shadow business secretary

July 11, 2017

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Uber is not “morally acceptable”, Labour’s shadow business secretary has said as a major review recommends that gig economy firms be allowed to pay less than the minimum wage in some circumstances.

Rebecca Long-Bailey rejected the proposal and revealed that …

Bucharest Protests and a Sinking City: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

Bucharest Protests and a Sinking City: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

July 11, 2017

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A protester waves Romanian flag during a demonstration in Bucharest, Romania.

Below Deck
Lizzie Presser | California Sunday
“When Filipino cruise workers arrive in U.S. ports with U.S. crew member visas, American laws almost never govern their conditions on board. …

Dwarf planet Ceres boasts organic compounds, raising prospect of life

Dwarf planet Ceres boasts organic compounds, raising prospect of life

July 11, 2017

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A view of the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres, taken by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft on Dec. 10, 2016. (NASA/REUTERS)

A NASA spacecraft has detected carbon-based materials, similar to what may have been the building blocks for life on Earth, …

Cubs pondering promotions for top prospects Eloy Jimenez, Dylan Cease

Cubs pondering promotions for top prospects Eloy Jimenez, Dylan Cease

July 11, 2017

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Cubs prospect Eloy Jimenez could be closing in on a promotion to Double-A Tennessee.

Assuming outfielder Eloy Jimenez and pitcher Dylan Cease are part of the Cubs’ long-range future — and not part of a trade-deadline deal — team officials …

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal’s shock exit, Roger Federer’s bid for revenge

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal’s shock exit, Roger Federer’s bid for revenge

July 10, 2017

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LUXEMBOURG’s Gilles Muller has sent shockwaves through Wimbledon with a seismic victory over Rafael Nadal.

The 34-year-old journeyman stunned Nadal 6-3 6-4 3-6 4-6 15-13 as darkness closed in at the All England Club.

In the twilight of an unconventional …

The value of venture capital investors and the importance of physical infrastructure

The value of venture capital investors and the importance of physical infrastructure

July 10, 2017

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Shai Bernstein is an associate professor of finance at Stanford Graduate School of Business, specializing in corporate finance and entrepreneurial finance.

How to join the network

On the back of the news that Wing Venture Capital has closed its second …

Twin Peaks recap: episode nine – stop fretting, we’re finally getting answers!

Twin Peaks recap: episode nine – stop fretting, we’re finally getting answers!

July 10, 2017

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Spoiler alert: this blog is for Twin Peaks viewers who have seen episode nine of The Return, showing on Showtime on the US and Sky Atlantic in the UK. Do not read on unless you have watched.

Is this Twin …