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Fire station opening doors to public

Fire engines and equipment used to tackle blazes will be on show at an open day on Saturday.

Staines Fire station in Town Lane will throw open its doors to the public from 12pm to 3pm. 154 more words

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Forecasting crime in Rio de Janeiro, a new Marvel comic, and an Airbnb to rejuvenate a rural community

The TED community has been very busy over the past few weeks. Below, some newsy highlights.

Crime forecasting in Rio. Before the 2016 Olympic Games, worries ran high that crime in Rio might affect the mega-event; one reported attack at the Games ( 892 more words

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Another look at the long-term effects of neonics and wild bee decline

A new study has linked the use of neonicotinoid insecticides (neonics) to the large-scale, long-term decline in wild bees across England.

The research spans the impact of neonics on 62 species of wild bees foraging on oilseed rape between 1994-2011.  322 more words

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CrankyYank Vol. 32 Pre-empted to Tomorrow

I’ve got a number of balls in the air and waiting for a source to get back to me.

Meantime, please check out my blog tour… 15 more words

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[News]: Byte FM, Berlin [030) & NovaFuture Blog present Matias Aguayo & The Desdemonas live

Byte FM, Berlin , or later street party happenings, or throwing underground parties in Cologne (Inspiring his A Night At The Tilehouse EP, SoulJazz Records-2007), Matias Aguayo has a magnetic personality that draws him to misfits and outsiders from all over the world that are making unique music and are free-thinking with regards to the musical process. 770 more words

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An advanced prosthetic arm, an underground park, and the case for taking a vacation

The TED community has been very busy over the past few weeks. Below, some newsy highlights.

A major upgrade for prosthetics. After nearly a decade in development, Dean Kamen’s prosthetic arm is finally nearing its commercial launch two years after its approval by the FDA. 938 more words

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CY Vol. 30 Pre-empted to tomorrow 

I’ll wait to hear what Orange Mussilini has to say tonight and do a full recap. lots to cover!

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