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France: Strikes affect economic growth

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French Finance Minister Le Maire, however, says it is far too early to quantify their overall impact on GDP The rail workers’ rolling strikes, other social movements and industrial actions in France […]

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Why Bitcoin is bullshit, explained by an expert

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It turns out cryptocurrencies and blockchains have a few problems. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are constantly in the news, as is the blockchain technology behind them. If, like me, you don’t really understand […]

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New Year’s at the Burj Khalifa

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As I was going through my camera’s spare memory card the other day, I discovered that there were still tons of video and photos from our New Year’s eve celebration in Dubai […]

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Burj Khalifa spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration

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The breathtaking fireworks display, perfectly timed to the show on the facade of the Burj Khalifa, was complemented by dazzling lights and lasers, all synchronised to The Dubai Fountain show, leaving global […]

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The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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