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Dubai says opens world's first functioning 3D-printed office DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai has opened what it said was the world's first functioning 3D-printed office building, part of a drive by the Gulf's main tourism and business hub to develop technology that cuts costs and saves time.
Reuters | 12 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
High school valedictorian banned from ceremony over his goatee A Louisiana chapter of the NAACP wants a school superintendent and three school board members to resign after a high school valedictorian was blocked from participating in graduation for refusing to shave his beard. | May 23, 2016 11:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Victor Cruz still limited as New York Giants begin OTAs Alex ButlerEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 23 (UPI) -- Football fans might never forget Victor Cruz's ugly knee injury in 2014, no matter their allegiance.
United Press International | May 23, 2016 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tanzanian president sacks minister for being drunk on the job DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's president has sacked his home affairs minister after he turned up to parliament and answered questions while under the influence of alcohol, the presidency said late on Friday.
Reuters | May 21, 2016 09:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Airbus unit unveils 3D-printed electric motorcycle What weighs 77 pounds, goes 50 mph (80 kph) and looks like a Swiss cheese on wheels? | May 21, 2016 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas woman and her Chewbacca mask go viral (Reuters) - A Texas woman found fame this week after filming a Facebook Live video of herself in an electronic Chewbacca mask that racked up over 50 million views in less than 24 hours.
Reuters | May 20, 2016 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Reporter busted for defecating on lawn while covering a story Maybe the story he was covering got him down in the dumps? | May 20, 2016 9:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tortoise in a baby stroller a novelty even for New Yorkers NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City is filled with oddities that can surprise even the most die-hard New Yorkers and when Henry the tortoise turned up in a stroller in Central Park this week for his daily outing it turned more than a few heads.
Reuters | May 20, 2016 7:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Josh Tomlin (6-0) helps Cleveland Indians sweep Cincinnati Reds By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange CINCINNATI -- The Cleveland Indians' offensive barrage in this week's four-game interleague series with the Reds wasn't exclusive to position players.
United Press International | May 20, 2016 08:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'#DumpChristieTrump' Banner Flies over Christie-Trump Event Someone paid for a small plane to pull a banner behind it, as it flew over the Lawrenceville, New Jersey site of a Donald Trump, Chris Christie fundra
MSNBC | May 19, 2016 11:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend