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Record 32-million-euro auction sale for 1957 Ferrari


A legendary 1950s Ferrari has fetched a world record 32 million euros ($35 million) at auction, going under the hammer in Paris.

Applause broke out after the hammer came down on the bidding for the 1957 335 S Spider Scaglietti at the Artcurial auction house just off the Champs-Elysees. 201 more words

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I grab my phone, swipe through a few apps, and before I know it, I am lost in another world. The ‘real’ world but not my world. 260 more words

Writing & Blogging

Businessman make a fortune selling FRESH AIR to the Chinese

A British businessman says he has made nearly £16,000 selling bottles of fresh-air to China for a breath-taking £80 a pop.

Leo De Watts, aged 27, claims Britain boasts the “ Louis Vuitton ” of finest fresh air. 343 more words

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This solar water purifier is a simple and powerful tool for fighting climate change

We’ve found some creative uses for the sun’s rays over the years — think sundials, shadow photography, and good old-fashioned sunbathing. But here’s one you may not have seen before: a solar-powered water purifier designed for household use. 296 more words

Climate & Energy

This Chipotle conspiracy theory is the craziest thing we've read all day

Grab those tinfoil hats, readers: There’s a conspiracy afoot.

Writing for fringe website Natural News, self-described “Health Ranger” and apparent conspiracy theorist Mike Adams has an explanation for the Great Chipotle E. 462 more words

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A lack of battery recycling could be hurting this important bacterium

Meet Shewanella oneidensis:

This affable little bacterium, named after Lake Oneida near Syracuse New York, is a real stand-up member of Earth’s microbial ecosystem. It thrives in a wide range of habitats, from the bottom of the ocean to a lake in upstate New York to regular old soil, can live with or without oxygen, and likes to form tight-knit communities known as  467 more words

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Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' over drought


Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a “state of disaster” in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with 26 percent of the population facing food shortages. 40 more words

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