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Rolling Stone

Kiss Announce Final 'End of the Road' World Tour
Rolling Stone
Kiss are kissing the road goodbye once again, but not before embarking on one more tour. The rockers announced their final trek after a 45-year career during their appearance on NBC's America's Got Talent on Wednesday. The group performed their hit ...
Kiss Announce Farewell World Tour: 'Our Biggest Show Yet'Variety
KISS Announces 'End of the Road' Farewell World TourBillboard

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World Bank Group

Decline of Global Extreme Poverty Continues but Has Slowed: World Bank
World Bank Group
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2018 Fewer people are living in extreme poverty around the world, but the decline in poverty rates has slowed, raising concerns about achieving the goal of ending poverty by 2030 and pointing to the need for increased pro-poor ...
World Poverty Falls Below 750 Million, Report SaysWall Street Journal
World Bank reports slower progress on extreme povertyThe Guardian

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CNN

Can design solve the world's plastic problem?
CNN
It's estimated that, since the 1950s, humanity has produced 8.3 billion tons of plastic. Almost 80% of this is sitting in landfill, or has been left to clog our seas, cities and countryside. By 2050, it is predicted plastic in the ocean will outweigh ...



Forbes

China Is Building The World's Largest Innovation Economy
Forbes
China is on its way to becoming the largest economy in the world. In just one generation, something like 300 million+ people went from rural subsistence farming to urban industrial and technology jobs. This transition from rural poverty to export ...



BBC News

Cycling land speed: Denise Mueller-Korenek breaks world record
BBC News
For most people, the idea of travelling along the ground at more than 180mph in anything other than a plane preparing for take-off is nausea-inducing. Denise Mueller-Korenek, it is fair to say, is not most people. The US woman reached an eye-watering ...
California Woman Rides Bicycle to 183.9 MPH — a New World RecordKQED
Fastest bicycle speed in a slipstream (male) | Guinness World RecordsGuinness World Records
Sunday Run #2 - Project Speed Denise Mueller-Korenek - FacebookFacebook
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Space.com

NASA's New Planet Hunter Just Found Its 1st Alien World — an Evaporating 'Super-Earth'
Space.com
NASA's newest planet-hunting mission has reported detecting its first alien world — a "super-Earth" that is likely evaporating under the heat from its star, a new study finds. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched to Earth orbit on ...

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The New Yorker (satire)

Welcome to Woman World
The New Yorker (satire)
Throw Like a Girl: The Comets. The New York/New Jersey Comets, one of four teams in National Pro Fastpitch, a women's professional softball league, is the metro area's newest professional sports team.



NPR

Have A Cool Idea To Help End World Hunger? Pitch It To The UN
NPR
That's the lofty goal of the World Food Programme's Innovation Accelerator, a two-year-old venture inspired by the startup scene. It's gathering an arsenal of ideas to help fight hunger — both by brainstorming internally and supporting outside ...
Tech for Food | WFP InnovationWFP Innovation Accelerator - World Food Programme
Dalili | WFP InnovationWFP Innovation Accelerator - World Food Programme

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USA TODAY

Chevy Chase slams 'Saturday Night Live' as the 'worst (expletive) humor in the world'
USA TODAY
During an interview with The Washington Post published Wednesday, Chase said the late-night sketch series has the “worst (expletive) humor in the world.” "I'm amazed that Lorne (Michaels) has gone so low. I had to watch a little of it, and I just ...
Chevy Chase slams SNL: 'Worst f------ humor in the world'Fox News
Chevy Chase Delivers Blistering 'SNL' Critique: Worst Humor In The WorldHuffPost
The 74-year-old comedy star is sober and ready to work. The problem is nobody wants to work with him.Washington Post
USA TODAY -The New Yorker
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Visual Capitalist (blog)

This World Map was Drawn Based on Country Populations
Visual Capitalist (blog)
The economist Max Roser from Our World in Data argues that this familiarity with the world map may lead to complacency in understanding global matters. After all, the typical world map shows us the basic geography of countries and continents, but it ...


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