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Nintendo Turning Mario Characters into Hot Wheels

When Nintendo CEO Tatsumi Kimishima said licensing deals are critical to helping the company bring in more consumers, he wasn't kidding.<p>In June the company's iconic characters appeared on Vans sneakers, and now they're being transformed into toy cars, as Nintendo has partnered with Mattel to turn …

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The Egyptian Pantheon

The gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt were an integral part of the people's everyday lives. It is not surprising then that there were over 2,000 …

Egypt detects ‘impressive’ anomaly in Giza pyramids

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says a scanning project in the Giza pyramids has identified thermal anomalies, including one in the largest pyramid, built by Cheops, known locally as Khufu.<p>The ministry says in a statement Monday that the first phase of the scanning has shown "a particularly impressive …

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The 15 Young African Creatives Rebranding Africa

Civil wars, corruption, poverty, and refugees. Throughout the past decades, Western media have played a pivotal role in the one-sided portrayal of the African continent. Then Lupita Nyong’O happened. A sophisticated, eloquent, dark-skinned East African, suddenly dominating the red carpets of …

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10 things Africa has given the world

Twitter nearly gave itself an aneurysm over Taylor Swift’s latest music video Wildest Dreams, which had all the usual cliches that make its location immediately identifiable as idyllic, romanticised “Africa”: sunsets, wildlife, safari boots and definitely no natives. You start to wonder, is that …

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3D printing could lead industrial revolution in Togo

In Africa, some say that the 3D printer could bring a new industrial revolution, allowing goods to be made with less dependence on imported commodities.<p>For the past three years, in Lome, the capital of Togo, members of a small and innovative community have been building 3D printers.<p>The machines are …

São Tomé: How the tiny island plans to become the 'Dubai of Africa' after securing Chinese investment

With a population similar to that of the Isle of Wight and an economy dominated by cocoa, the island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe fits more with …

Aurion imagines a new history for Africa, free of its imperial past

Investors may have balked, the internet at large has proved more open-minded about opening the wallet.<p>When Kiro'o Games first set out to raise money …

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Facebook will beam the web to Africa – a vital first step in helping people connect

Facebook has announced that it is teaming up with the French company Eutelsat to put a satellite in orbit and beam the internet to millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa by 2016.<p>Beaming the internet from space sounds amazing – and it is. As Mark Zuckerberg says in a Facebook post about the …

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