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Italy: Can Stradivarius violins weather climate change?

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 38 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Back in the 17th century, Antonio Stradivari traveled for two days from his hometown Cremona to the Paneveggio forest in Northern Italy to locate the perfect wood for his instruments, which would become world famous. Prized for their superior sound quality, an original Stradivarius can sell for millions of dollars. And more than 300 years […]

這篇文章 Italy: Can Stradivarius violins weather climate change? 最早出現於 The China Post。

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World in Progress Multiclick

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 41 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 World in Progress Multiclick 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Gilet jaunes: Yellow vests go green, as Europeans demand climate action

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 43 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

When the gilet jaunes — or yellow vest — protests erupted in France late last year, President Donald Trump, the only world leader topull out of the Paris Agreement, was quick to chalk them up as a defeat for climate protection in Europe, saying “the protestors in Paris agreed with the conclusion I reached two […]

這篇文章 Gilet jaunes: Yellow vests go green, as Europeans demand climate action 最早出現於 The China Post。

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How to stop an insect apocalypse

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 46 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

We often pay little attention to insects unless one happens to bite, sting or generally bother us. But lately, they’ve become an unlikely source of nostalgia. People have started to notice their absence, reminiscing about unwittingly swallowing tiny flies while cycling through the countryside, about car windscreens splattered with dead bug bodies at the end […]

這篇文章 How to stop an insect apocalypse 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Why measles is so deadly and vaccination so important

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 48 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

The first telltale sign someone has measles is a widespread itchy red rash. The spots are initially visible behind the ears, or on the neck or head. Three days before visible signs appear, the virus has peaked in the body. The infected person is contagious, usually without even knowing it. For a reliable diagnosis, patients […]

這篇文章 Why measles is so deadly and vaccination so important 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Tomorrow’s transportation will be electric and shared

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 50 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

For anyone who relies heavily on a car to get around, the idea of parking up for good might sound like an impossibility. But Andreas Knie, a researcher at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, firmly believes digitization will improve access to communal electric transportation, which in turn will allow many people to ditch their […]

這篇文章 Tomorrow’s transportation will be electric and shared 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Forests can take decades to recover from fire

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 53 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 Forests can take decades to recover from fire 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Cooking stoves that might just protect Rwanda’s golden monkeys

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 56 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Project goal: Reducing deforestation pressure by the steadily growing population around Volcanoes National Park Project Implementation: Locally produced, efficient cooking stoves will be distributed in up to 50,000 households. They only require one third of the firewood used by traditional stoves Project size: The area around Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Mgahinga Gorilla National […]

這篇文章 Cooking stoves that might just protect Rwanda’s golden monkeys 最早出現於 The China Post。

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China’s Xi seeks to calm EU as Italy signs up for Belt and Road

From: CHINA POST - 2 min 58 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

On Saturday, Italy is set to be the first western democracy to sign on to China’s massive Belt and Road initiative, as Chinese Premier Xi Jinping begins his official state visit to Rome. After Xi met with President Sergio Mattarella, the two promised to fortify the “new Silk Road” between their countries. “The old Silk […]

這篇文章 China’s Xi seeks to calm EU as Italy signs up for Belt and Road 最早出現於 The China Post。

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WorldLink: Brexit family divide

From: CHINA POST - 3 min 2 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 WorldLink: Brexit family divide 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Teens: Mother of 2 drowned boys needs mercy, not charges

From: CHINA POST - 16 min 9 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two of the Mississippi teenagers who helped rescue a toddler as her mother’s sport utility vehicle was sinking in a creek say they are glad a judge has dropped charges against the woman, whose other two children drowned as the unattended vehicle slipped underwater. Bobby Johnson, who is fire chief in […]

這篇文章 Teens: Mother of 2 drowned boys needs mercy, not charges 最早出現於 The China Post。

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The Latest: No decision on R. Kelly's Dubai travel request

From: CHINA POST - 16 min 34 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on R. Kelly’s request to travel to Dubai for concerts (all times local): 11 a.m. An overseas trip by R. Kelly is in limbo after his criminal attorney asked for more time to provide details to the court about concerts the singer wants to perform next month in Dubai. A […]

這篇文章 The Latest: No decision on R. Kelly's Dubai travel request 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Gary Clark Jr. is confronting racism with 'This Land'

From: CHINA POST - 16 min 41 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Gary Clark Jr. has created a lot of conversation with “This Land,” the provocative first song off his latest album that shares the same name. In the angry blues-rock song, he recounts racial epithets hurled his way and other racist taunts before he defiantly asserts that he too is “America’s son.” […]

這篇文章 Gary Clark Jr. is confronting racism with 'This Land' 最早出現於 The China Post。

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The Latest: Flooding causes estimated .6B damage in Iowa

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 5 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 11 a.m. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated .6 billion in damage. Reynolds sent a letter asking President Donald Trump to quickly issue a disaster declaration for 57 counties in Iowa that […]

這篇文章 The Latest: Flooding causes estimated .6B damage in Iowa 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Thai parties hold final campaign rallies before election

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 21 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s main political parties held their final major rallies ahead of Sunday’s general election, urging their supporters on and highlighting policies they hope will bring them victory. The polls follow five years of military rule that began with a coup during a long-running battle for power between supporters and opponents of exiled […]

這篇文章 Thai parties hold final campaign rallies before election 最早出現於 The China Post。

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White House: Islamic State territory in Syria eliminated

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 31 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been”100 percent” eliminated, the White House announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continues on the ground between coalition forces and the group’s holdouts. The complete fall of the last IS stronghold in Baghouz, Syria, would the end of the Islamic State […]

這篇文章 White House: Islamic State territory in Syria eliminated 最早出現於 The China Post。

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The women left to face climate change and overfishing alone

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 36 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Almata Diagne and four of her six children have taken cover from the sun beneath a makeshift tent on the beach in Ndiebene Gandiol, western Senegal. The oldest daughter, Magat, carries her 4-month-old sister in a shawl on her back while she helps her mother put the fish they’ve just bought from a middleman into […]

這篇文章 The women left to face climate change and overfishing alone 最早出現於 The China Post。

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If you’re worried about your eyesight, it’s not screens you need to fear

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 40 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

DW: What happens to our eyes when they’re exposed to screens for long periods of time — whether a computer, mobile phone or tablet? Frank Schaeffel: These three things are quite different. A computer screen usually covers a large part of your visual field, because it’s big, but a phone is much smaller. When talking […]

這篇文章 If you’re worried about your eyesight, it’s not screens you need to fear 最早出現於 The China Post。

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God and the earth: Evangelical take on climate change

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 42 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

When Reverend Mitchell Hescox organized an environmental stewardship conference for evangelical Christians in Missouri in 2014, only five people showed up. This past September, he said, the same conference attracted 500 attendees. “We’re seeing a remarkable changing of the times,” Hescox told DW, adding that although many evangelicals are still dismissive of global warming, “a […]

這篇文章 God and the earth: Evangelical take on climate change 最早出現於 The China Post。

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E-cigarettes can cause heart attacks, vascular diseases and depression: study

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 45 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Smokers of e-cigarettes have — in comparison to non-smokers — a 56 percent higher risk of heart attacks. The risk of a stroke is also about 30 percent higher. Coronary artery disease occurs about 10 percent more frequently and circulatory problems, including blood clots 44 percent more frequently. Depression, anxiety and other emotional disorders occur […]

這篇文章 E-cigarettes can cause heart attacks, vascular diseases and depression: study 最早出現於 The China Post。

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AP source: Cards, Goldschmidt completing M, 5-year deal

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 47 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

The St. Louis Cardinals knew that Paul Goldschmidt had one year left on his contract when they acquired the slugging first baseman in an offseason trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks. They also made no secret of their desire to sign him to a long-term deal. Now, the Cardinals and the 31-year-old Goldschmidt are nearing completion […]

這篇文章 AP source: Cards, Goldschmidt completing M, 5-year deal 最早出現於 The China Post。

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The science of migratory birds

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 48 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Just birds actually, migrating ones. They’re gradually returning from their winter cabins flying in V and 1 formations. This year, we were only halfway through winter when the first ones arrived, but the German Nature Conservation Society (NABU) said this was “not unusual” and happened last year […]

這篇文章 The science of migratory birds 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Germany: From leader to loser on climate protection?

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 50 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

When it comes to climate protection, politicians from Germany’s governing coalition parties — Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and their sister party, the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU), along with the Social Democrats (SPD) — have lately been in a tizzy. Just recently, Minister of the Environment Svenja Schulze (SPD) presented a first draft of […]

這篇文章 Germany: From leader to loser on climate protection? 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Green energy solutions you’ve (probably) never heard of

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 52 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Body heat For years, scientists have been experimenting with body heat as a source of energy. While wearable tech devices that directly convert it into electricity are currently in the works, a train station in Sweden is already harnessing the warmth generated by thousands of commuters. Real estate company Jernhusen engineered Stockholm Central Station to […]

這篇文章 Green energy solutions you’ve (probably) never heard of 最早出現於 The China Post。

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“I didn’t get cancer for nothing.”

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 55 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

“Get your affairs in order,” the doctor told Patricia. Three months earlier, the 32-year-old primary school teacher had several metastasized lymph nodes removed from her armpits. Now, the oncologist had again discovered cancer cells in the tissue of her surgical scar. The prognosis for the young mother: not good. According to the World Health Organization […]

這篇文章 “I didn’t get cancer for nothing.” 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Germany’s atomic phase-out: How to dismantle a nuclear power plant

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 57 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

When Egbert Bialk looks at the giant demolition robot perched on top of the cooling tower at the Mülheim-Kärlich nuclear power plant, it makes him happy. “Happy that the eyesore is finally being dismantled,” he told DW. “Some said we should leave it standing as a memorial or piece of art. But for me the […]

這篇文章 Germany’s atomic phase-out: How to dismantle a nuclear power plant 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Memes could be filtered out by EU copyright law

From: CHINA POST - 17 min 59 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Article 13 of the EU’s new directive on copyright is under sustained criticism from media experts and campaigners, warning of a risk of unintended censorship with no working exceptions for satire or small businesses, which could lead to a filtering of legal content and a further monopolization of the internet. “User-generated platforms would look completely […]

這篇文章 Memes could be filtered out by EU copyright law 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Trump to nominated Moore for Federal Reserve board

From: CHINA POST - 18 min 22 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate Stephen Moore, a prominent conservative economist, to fill a vacancy on the Federal Reserve’s seven-member board. Moore served as an economic adviser to Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, helping to draft Trump’s tax cut plan. There are currently two vacancies on the Fed […]

這篇文章 Trump to nominated Moore for Federal Reserve board 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Baby eel fishermen hope for year free of poaching, shutdowns

From: CHINA POST - 18 min 32 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine fishermen began several weeks of taking to rivers and streams to fish for baby eels Friday, which marked the start of a high-stakes season harvesters hope isn’t interrupted by poaching concerns as it was a year ago. Fishermen in Maine use nets to harvest baby eels, called elvers, to feed […]

這篇文章 Baby eel fishermen hope for year free of poaching, shutdowns 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Why do airplanes stall and why is it so dangerous?

From: CHINA POST - 32 min 40 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

In principle, commercial aircraft do not just crash, even at low speeds. They are designed in such a way that they already have lift even at speeds of only 280 kilometres per hour. The lift is caused by the special shape of the wings. The wing deflects the air downwards and thus generates its own […]

這篇文章 Why do airplanes stall and why is it so dangerous? 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Unusual drinks Germans think are absolutely normal

From: CHINA POST - 32 min 42 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

“What the Heck is Apfelschorle? And Here’s How to Make It” is the title of an article written by a US blogger. He is not the only one who has attempted to unravel the mystery of this “delightful concoction,” as the author enthusiastically describes it. Admittedly, such lifestyle blogs have a tendency to make a […]

這篇文章 Unusual drinks Germans think are absolutely normal 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Dams: Clean power, sullied legacy

From: CHINA POST - 32 min 44 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

They have wiped out entire species, displaced indigenous groups and raised tensions between nations that may yet burst into war, but dams are being built in their thousands across the Global South. According to datasets published by Global Dam Watch earlier this month, of the 3700 large-scale projects currently planned or under construction worldwide, 2863 […]

這篇文章 Dams: Clean power, sullied legacy 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Dams: Clean power, sullied legacy

From: CHINA POST - 32 min 44 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

They have wiped out entire species, displaced indigenous groups and raised tensions between nations that may yet burst into war, but dams are being built in their thousands across the Global South. According to datasets published by Global Dam Watch earlier this month, of the 3700 large-scale projects currently planned or under construction worldwide, 2863 […]

這篇文章 Dams: Clean power, sullied legacy 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Eco-label in Malaysia

From: CHINA POST - 32 min 47 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 Eco-label in Malaysia 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Taking care of street dogs in Mumbai

From: CHINA POST - 32 min 49 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 Taking care of street dogs in Mumbai 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Where air pollution hits hardest

From: CHINA POST - 32 min 52 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Surrounded by diesel-choked streets, a green oasis in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, won a last-minute reprieve this year. After a five year battle between locals and an investor who wanted to build a hotel on Vake Park, one of the city’s last remaining patches of nature, bulldozers were finally banned. It was a only small […]

這篇文章 Where air pollution hits hardest 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Living Planet: School’s out… for the climate

From: CHINA POST - 32 min 54 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 Living Planet: School’s out… for the climate 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Get smart with DW Discoveries and your voice assistant

From: CHINA POST - 32 min 57 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Ever heard of “fingerless interaction”? No? As jargon goes, it’s pretty awful, isn’t it? But it’s what I’ve come to call a new field in “voice interaction” — more jargon — and artificial intelligence, because it describes how we may all start to access media and other digital content. We’re slowly moving into an era […]

這篇文章 Get smart with DW Discoveries and your voice assistant 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Spice up your health

From: CHINA POST - 33 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 Spice up your health 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Alcohol: Life gets better without it

From: CHINA POST - 33 min 2 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

I get up at 5:30 and answer the questions of my energetic son before the kid heads off to school and I go to work. For three weeks this process was easier for me than ever before. Coincidentally, it was the three weeks where I wasn’t drinking alcohol. However, Helmut Karl Seitz, the director of […]

這篇文章 Alcohol: Life gets better without it 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Russian fest, part one

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 14 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

We’ll begin not with Russian melancholy but with the German kind. Brahms penned his Clarinet Trio opus 114 after having passed the age of 60, inspired by a meeting he had with a talented clarinetist. It’s a piece that festival director Lars Vogt is enthused about. “It’s difficult to put in words,” says Vogt, “the […]

這篇文章 Russian fest, part one 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Russian fest, part two

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 17 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Galina Ustvolskaya, long considered the “great unknown” of Russian music, almost always took performing musicians and her audiences to the fringe. One interesting aspect of the Ustvolskaya work we’ll hear this hour is the spacial concept of the instrumentalists, as cellist Tanja Tetzlaff explained to DW: “The cello and the piano are supposed to be […]

這篇文章 Russian fest, part two 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Boeing crash: Can machines make better decisions than people?

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 19 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

We will never know — and cannot begin to imagine — the mayhem that took place on board the Indonesian Lion Air flight 610 that crashed into the Java Sea in October 2018. The data from the recovered flight recorder offers an agonizing image of the 11-minute tragedy. Immediately after the Boeing 737 MAX 8 […]

這篇文章 Boeing crash: Can machines make better decisions than people? 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Euromaxx – Lifestyle Europe

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 22 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 Euromaxx – Lifestyle Europe 最早出現於 The China Post。

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“100 German Must-Reads” on Arts.21

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 24 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 “100 German Must-Reads” on Arts.21 最早出現於 The China Post。

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5G networks: Are they dangerous to our health?

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 27 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

As Germany and the world are set to launch fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks and major telecommunication companies prepare to rollout 5G enabled devices, consumers are asking whether this latest generation of mobile phone communication will be detrimental to their health. What makes 5G different? 5G, the latest generation of mobile communication, will employ higher frequencies […]

這篇文章 5G networks: Are they dangerous to our health? 最早出現於 The China Post。

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How do we feed our growing megacities?

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 29 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 How do we feed our growing megacities? 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Bringing Britain’s endangered wildlife back from the brink

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 32 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Discussing the weather is a national pastime for the Brits, and the talk among a group of volunteers gathered at Sefton Dunes to save the natterjack toad is no exception. It’s a glorious winter day, and sunshine sparkles off the dunes, a short way from Liverpool on England’s north-west coast — not a part of […]

這篇文章 Bringing Britain’s endangered wildlife back from the brink 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Germany’s 16 states: Bremen

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 34 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

After Berlin and Hamburg, Bremen is the third and smallest city-state in Germany. This northern German federal state unites the cities of Bremen and Bremerhaven. More than 670,000 people live here. Bremerhaven, on the North Sea, is known mainly as a modern port for cruise liners. Bremen lies farther inland, and with its historic brick […]

這篇文章 Germany’s 16 states: Bremen 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Why is 5G mobile broadband technology such a mystery?

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 42 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

The debate around 5G — an embryonic technology that’s seemingly poised to replace 4G and meet our ever greater “demands” for mobile data for streaming films, navigating self-driving cars, or getting rich on blockchain — is as much a war about patents as it is about business, security, and, well… thinking that everything that the […]

這篇文章 Why is 5G mobile broadband technology such a mystery? 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Why is 5G mobile broadband technology such a mystery?

From: CHINA POST - 47 min 42 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]

The debate around 5G — an embryonic technology that’s seemingly poised to replace 4G and meet our ever greater “demands” for mobile data for streaming films, navigating self-driving cars, or getting rich on blockchain — is as much a war about patents as it is about business, security, and, well… thinking that everything that the […]

這篇文章 Why is 5G mobile broadband technology such a mystery? 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ explores the horror of doppelgangers

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

One evening, a family of four shows up at the entrance gate of the Wilsons’ beach house. The father, mother, daughter and son, all dressed in orange suits, just stand there in silence — yet they’re incredibly frightening. They also happen to be carrying unusually long scissors. As they stand there without moving in the […]

這篇文章 Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ explores the horror of doppelgangers 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Where spring is at its loveliest in Europe

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 Where spring is at its loveliest in Europe 最早出現於 The China Post。

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From home remedies to house doctors: 10 fun facts about health in Germany

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Rachel is on a mission to investigate the idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic — from beer to nudity to complicated grammar — and heads out to get some tips from the Germans themselves. Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer […]

這篇文章 From home remedies to house doctors: 10 fun facts about health in Germany 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Masha Gessen depicts Russia’s slide to totalitarianism under Putin

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Some people believe Russian influence helped bring Trump to power. Prominent journalist Masha Gessen is not one of them. This position has made her a target for criticism. Masha’s brother, also a journalist, described how she’s been called “a paid propagandist for Putin” in a recent interview in The New Yorker, where Masha Gessen is […]

這篇文章 Masha Gessen depicts Russia’s slide to totalitarianism under Putin 最早出現於 The China Post。

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How art reflected the socialist utopia in the Soviet Union

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

這篇文章 How art reflected the socialist utopia in the Soviet Union 最早出現於 The China Post。

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World’s largest underwater restaurant opens in Norway

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

The “Under” restaurant is five meters (16 feet) under water at Spangereid on Norway’s southern tip. “Under” also means “wonder” in Norwegian. It opened on Wednesday for friends and family of the owners, with the first paying guests expected in April. It is Europe’s first and the world’s largest underwater restaurant, with seating for 100 […]

這篇文章 World’s largest underwater restaurant opens in Norway 最早出現於 The China Post。

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One year after the water crisis, Cape Town recovers from tourism drought

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Candlelit dinners are rather commonplace in Cape Town these days – but not for romantic reasons. The city is in the dark because of power cuts. Since the beginning of the year, South Africa’s national utility provider Eskom has been rationing the supply of electricity frequently in a bid to ensure that a total system […]

這篇文章 One year after the water crisis, Cape Town recovers from tourism drought 最早出現於 The China Post。

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The Guinean exchange student who became a football star in a small East German town

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

In the film Pelé aus Neubrandenburg, the name Pelé doesn’t refer to the Brazilian football star, but to Chérif Souleymane (also known as Souleymane Chérif), a Guinean athlete who started a successful football career in the East German town of Neubrandenburg while doing a two-year socialist student exchange in the 1960s. The film by Benjamin […]

這篇文章 The Guinean exchange student who became a football star in a small East German town 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Pompeo says Trump is like biblical queen who saved Jews

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it’s “possible” that President Donald Trump is like Queen Esther, who saved Jews in the Old Testament. Pompeo made the statement in an interview with a Christian broadcast outlet this week on a trip to the Middle East. The interviewer asked if Trump is “like […]

這篇文章 Pompeo says Trump is like biblical queen who saved Jews 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Auschwitz Museum asks visitors not to balance on train tracks

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum implored visitors to respect the memories of the 1.1 million people who were killed at the concentration camp — and not to balance on the train tracks that brought Holocaust victims to the site. “There are better places to learn how to walk on a balance beam than the site […]

這篇文章 Auschwitz Museum asks visitors not to balance on train tracks 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Bertolt Brecht: Poet, playwright — and womanizer

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

The two-part, three-hour documentary drama Brecht, directed by Heinrich Breloer, portrays how Bertolt Brecht (portrayed by actor Tom Schilling) turned into the star of German theater during the Weimar Republic. As a student, he was nearly expelled from school for writing in 1915 an unpatriotic essay that argued that only empty-headed people would be willing […]

這篇文章 Bertolt Brecht: Poet, playwright — and womanizer 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 3 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John’s has a new pitchman: Shaquille O’Neal. The chain says basketball Hall of Famer will appear on TV commercials and promoted Papa John’s in other ways. He will also join the company’s board of directors and invest in nine of its restaurants in the Atlanta area. Papa John’s is trying […]

這篇文章 Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Special evaluations can help seniors cope with cancer care

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

Before she could start breast cancer treatment, Nancy Simpson had to walk in a straight line, count backward from 20 and repeat a silly phrase. It was all part of a special kind of medical fitness test for older patients that’s starting to catch on among cancer doctors. Instead of assuming that elderly patients are […]

這篇文章 Special evaluations can help seniors cope with cancer care 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Massachusetts sailor who died at Pearl Harbor accounted for

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Military authorities say a sailor from Massachusetts who died when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in December 1941 has been accounted for. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said Friday that Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Roman Sadlowski, of Pittsfield, was identified in December. The 21-year-old Sadlowski was on the crew of the […]

這篇文章 Massachusetts sailor who died at Pearl Harbor accounted for 最早出現於 The China Post。

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After 19 years, Wallows finally releases band's first album

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

NEW YORK (AP) — In their early days, the Beatles were called Johnny and the Moondogs and Coldplay went by Pectoralz. The rock band Wallows is no different. Over the years, the trio has had a number of names, from the Feaver to The Narwhals. Now they’re taking a big step to help people remember […]

這篇文章 After 19 years, Wallows finally releases band's first album 最早出現於 The China Post。

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More towns evacuate amid flooding on Missouri River

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 17 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More towns are evacuating as the flooded Missouri River seeps over and through busted levees. The National Weather Service says the river is expected to crest Friday at levels just short of those reached during historic 1993 flooding in Atchison, Kansas, and St. Joseph, Missouri. About 1,200 residents of the […]

這篇文章 More towns evacuate amid flooding on Missouri River 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Barack Obama congratulates A-Rod J. Lo on their engagement

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 17 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barack Obama is feeling the love about the engagement of Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod shared a congratulatory handwritten note Thursday on Twitter he received from the former president and his wife, Michelle. Obama wrote: “After 26 years together, we can say that whatever challenges life may bring, sharing them […]

這篇文章 Barack Obama congratulates A-Rod J. Lo on their engagement 最早出現於 The China Post。

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EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal to June

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 17 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are pushing back a decision on the bloc’s efforts to end most emissions of greenhouse gases. Leaders meeting in Brussels agreed Friday to discuss the EU’s long-term plans for tackling climate change at their next summit in June, ahead of a U.N. gathering on the issue in the fall. […]

這篇文章 EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal to June 最早出現於 The China Post。

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Michael Jackson sex abuse allegations: Boycotts are ‘ludicrous,’ says ethics professor

From: CHINA POST - 1 hour 17 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]

DW: Ms. Lotter, after broadcasting the documentary “Leaving Neverland” in the US, in which two men report having been sexually abused as children by Michael Jackson, numerous international radio stations have stopped playing his hits. What do you make of this reaction? Maria-Sibylla Lotter: I find this reaction appalling. Even if it would make sense […]

這篇文章 Michael Jackson sex abuse allegations: Boycotts are ‘ludicrous,’ says ethics professor 最早出現於 The China Post。

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