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Telco Central Offices Get Second Life as Cloud Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Last month, AT&T, Verizon, Deutsche Telekom, British mobile operator EE, South Korea's SK Telecom, and several other companies announced they were joining the Open Compute Project, the Facebook-led open source hardware and data center design ...

Trident: the British question

The Guardian - ‎13 hours ago‎
But Trident sits at the heart of a more complicated puzzle - what we might call the British Question - and embodies many of the crises and anxieties that have afflicted the United Kingdom since the second world war: the passing of empire, the “special ...
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What's it like to win a Grammy?

The Guardian - ‎13 hours ago‎
But by then we'd already been a band for a long time and we were very open to any music industry absurdities where we could have a front-row seat.
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Serial, Adnan Syed and the revival of the obsessive world of online supporters

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
As a new television series on the OJ Simpson case reminds us that that was, in many ways, the television trial, Syed's might be called the first truly internet case - and it is certainly, in the words of Syed's lawyer Justin Brown, the first “open ...
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Deepcut inquest: Army recruits 'took illegal drugs'

BBC News - ‎17 hours ago‎
An initial inquest into her death in 1995 recorded an open verdict but that was overturned by the High Court, which ordered the new hearing.
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Donald Trump's new hotel in Washington DC to open in September 2016

Daily Mail - ‎12 hours ago‎
With 263 guest rooms and suites in total, the hotel's second-largest presidential suite, at 3,500 square feet, is in the former offices of the Postmaster General.
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Kanye West Threw a Raging Album Release Party at Madison Square Garden (With a Side of Athleisure)

Fashionista (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
Unless you've been living in some sort of pop culture black hole, you know that Kanye West took over Madison Square Garden on Thursday afternoon to present his Yeezy Season 3 collection, and to simultaneously debut his new album, "The Life of Pablo ...
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How To Help Women In STEM Overcome The Constant Challenges They Face

Bustle - ‎7 hours ago‎
Gifting puzzles, lab sets and books, for holidays and birthdays that engage problem-solving skills is another way that you can help inspire the women and girls in your life to pursue careers that use STEM skills. If you'd like to get in on the fun ...
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Jeremy Hunt to announce that he will force new contract on junior doctors

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
BMA sources say the union is more likely to respond to the imposition of a contract with more industrial action, including the possibility of an all-out strike, in which trainee doctors refuse to provide cover even in areas of emergency care, such as A ...
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How to Die: Simon's Choice review – a beautiful film about the complex issue of assisted dying

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
For a man who has always been the life and soul of the party, this is hardly bearable. He wants to leave the party. Wednesday night's How to Die: Simon's Choice (BBC2) was a beautiful, careful, measured film about Simon's desire to kill himself while ...
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Rajendra Pachauri, ex-UN climate chief, in new complaint

BBC News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A second woman has stepped forward to accuse the former head of the UN climate change panel, RK Pachauri, of sexual harassment.
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Meet your new Top Gear presenters!

Top Gear - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
YouTube star Chris Harris said: “Top Gear is the thing that helped shape my life with cars, my perception of cars and my obsession with cars, and I'm raring to give it a go.

Bruce Springsteen's 'The River': Steven Van Zandt Looks Back - ‎14 hours ago‎
"I don't think this existed six weeks ago," Steven Van Zandt said, chuckling to himself, over a late lunch of salad and tea a few hours before showtime on January 16th, the day Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band opened their unexpected 2016 tour ...

Ancient Greek manuscripts reveal life lessons from the Roman empire

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
... to live, the Latin way. A 12th-century manuscript with material copied from the earlier texts - an important source for Professor Dickey in her research.
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Gravitational waves detected -- and that's creating waves in science

CNN - ‎10 hours ago‎
Scientists heard the sound of the black holes colliding as a "chirp" lasting one-fifth of a second. Though gravitational waves aren't sound waves, the increase ... Life on Mars: Depends on what you see in this picture. LIGO is described as "a system of ...

'We know what it means to be a refugee,' say Lesvos grandmothers

Kathimerini - ‎13 hours ago‎
They share roots and a hard life. Their mothers arrived on Lesvos on fishing boats from Asia Minor in 1922. They are reminded every time they see refugees landing on the island's shores of the scenes of exodus their mothers had described.
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Father knows best: Guy Gaudreau had a 'nice talk' with Johnny following healthy scratch

Calgary Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
And if he didn't? Well, Guy Gaudreau is still always ready to teach his oldest son a few life lessons. ... But according to Guy Gaudreau, Monday was a massive learning experience for his son who is in his second full season in the NHL. ... The meeting ...

New ADL chief turns to millennials to reinvigorate the old guard

The Times of Israel - ‎7 hours ago‎
After Starbucks bought the company, Greenblatt went on to serve on the board of, a nonprofit co-founded by the actor Matt Damon.
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Michele Fiore, a Nevada Assemblywoman, Finds Unlikely Role at Oregon Standoff's End

New York Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
A Nevada state lawmaker whose political life has been largely animated by concerns over individual liberty and gun rights emerged as an unlikely figure in negotiating the final stage of the standoff in eastern Oregon on Thursday.

Barneys Returns to Chelsea — With Malin+Goetz

New York Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
“We felt it was really a unique request, in the sense that this was the first national retailer we had, I had worked there, and this scent was something that's been in our brand all this time, and now has an opportunity to take on life in a different ...