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67 años sin George Orwell: 10 cosas que quizá no sabías de '1984'

MADRID, 21 Ene. (EDIZIONES) -<p><b>Tal día como hoy, hace 67 años, fallecía el escritor británico Eric Arthur Blair, conocido mundialmente como George</b> …

El Hubble detecta una sombra producida por un posible exoplaneta

El Telescopio Espacial Hubble ha detectado una enorme sombra recorriendo el disco de polvo alrededor de una estrella cercana. Los astrónomos piensan …

The Vertical Farm

Growing crops in the city, without soil or natural light.<p>No. 212 Rome Street, in Newark, New Jersey, used to be the address of Grammer, Dempsey & Hudson, a steel-supply company. It was like a lumberyard for steel, which it bought in bulk from distant mills and distributed in smaller amounts, mostly …

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Tales from the bar - a tour of London's 'great pubs'

<b>Giant oak wine barrels sit above the bar of the Cittie of Yorke in Holborn - which is more reminiscent of a great hall in a Tudor mansion than than a traditional pub.</b><p>The jury is out as to whether or not the massive casks were ever used as genuine storage vessels - or simply part of the inn's Tudor …

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How to See a Star Explode in 2022

For the first time, astronomers are confidently predicting how to see this type of brilliant blast, which will be visible with the naked eye.<p>Five or so years from now, you may be able to witness a new "star" appearing in the night sky, a cosmic gem that should glitter in the northern wing of the …

200,000 Photos from the George Eastman Museum, the World’s Oldest Photography Collection, Now Available Online

There was a time when anyone with even the remotest interest in photography knew the name Eastman, if not the life and work of George Eastman …

Cities with the most bed bugs: Does your hometown rank?

For the first time, Baltimore has topped pest control company Orkin’s list of top 50 cities with the most bed bug treatments, a ranking based on national home and commercial treatment data from Dec. 1, 2015 to Nov. 30, 2016.<p>Bed bugs— tiny, blood-sucking nuisances that can leave skin with itchy …

The Four-Letter Code to Selling Just About Anything

What makes things cool?<p>Several decades before he became the father of industrial design, Raymond Loewy boarded the SS <i>France</i> in 1919 to sail across the Atlantic from his devastated continent to the United States. The influenza pandemic had taken his mother and father, and his service in the French …

Todas las misiones espaciales que recorren el Sistema Solar, reunidas en un maravilloso mapa

Cada vez que levantamos la vista al cielo por la noche y observamos las estrellas, la luna y los planetas no solemos caer en la cuenta que entre …

MOL, la increíble estación espacial diseñada para espiar al mundo durante la Guerra Fría

El 10 de diciembre de 1963, un grupo de militares de la Fuerza Aérea de los Estados Unidos empezó a trabajar en uno de los proyectos más asombrosos y …

Emily Ratajkowski Hits 10 Million Instagram Followers, Celebrates With a Bathtub Selfie

There are several ways celebrities have marked their Instagram milestones in the past: Lupita Nyong’o gave her 3 million followers some love by rapping for them, while Nicki Minaj feted breaking the 50-million-follower threshold by uploading three different clones of herself; Kim Kardashian West, …

China inaugura el puente más alto del mundo

El puente más alto del mundo, el Beipanjiang, fue inaugurado este jueves tras más de tres años de contrucción. Descansa a 565 metros sobre el cañón del río Nizhu.<p>Sus 1314 metros de longitud unen las provincias Yunnan y Guizhou, al sur del país y sus ya citados 565 metros de altura equivalen a un …

Irina Shayk Is Having a Great Year. Band of Outsiders, Less So.

<b>Awards, SAG</b><br>The actors have spoken, and they still just really love <i>The Devil Wears Prada.</i>http://www.wmagazine.com/story/meryl-streep-and-emily-blunt-land-surprise-sag-awards-2017-nominations<p><b>Elbaz, Alber</b><br>From Lanvin… To Converse. How the mighty have fallen. …

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