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Superfast plane could fly from London to New York in 20 minutes using revolutionary engine - The Sun


The Sun

Superfast plane could fly from London to New York in 20 minutes using revolutionary engine
The Sun
The fastest passenger plane in the world at the moment is Air Force One. The President's private jet can reach speeds of 594 mph and is able to refuel midair and stay in the air indefinitely if necessary. Unsurprisingly, it doesn't come cheap, costing ...

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8 Dec 2016 | 10:57 am

Fan-made version of 'classic' World of Warcraft returns - BBC News


BBC News

Fan-made version of 'classic' World of Warcraft returns
BBC News
Fans of World of Warcraft are set to launch a server that lets people play the game as it was 10 years ago. In early 2016, the same fans faced legal action from WoW's creator, Blizzard, which caused the shutdown of a similar service. An outcry over the ...
Fans set to launch new classic World of Warcraft server this monthEngadget
After Blizzard shutdown, legacy World of Warcraft server returns this monthArs Technica

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8 Dec 2016 | 7:33 am

'Impunity has consequences': the women lost to Mexico's drug war - The Guardian


The Guardian

'Impunity has consequences': the women lost to Mexico's drug war
The Guardian
An official investigation has found that many of the women worked as high-class escorts or hostesses contracted for political events. Composite: Handouts. Nina Lakhani in Xalapa. Thursday 8 December 2016 07.52 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...

8 Dec 2016 | 7:26 am

A quest for tribes: the world's indigenous peoples – in pictures - The Guardian


The Guardian

A quest for tribes: the world's indigenous peoples – in pictures
The Guardian
If you have the heart to feel and the eyes to see, you discover that the world is not flat. The world remains a rich tapestry. It remains a rich topography of the spirit. The myriad voices of humanity [incl. the so-called primitive societies] are not ...

8 Dec 2016 | 12:30 am

Xi Jinping, Davos and the world in 2017 - Financial Times


Financial Times

Xi Jinping, Davos and the world in 2017
Financial Times
Xi Jinping is heading to the World Economic Forum in Davos. Perhaps his trip tells us only than that the Chinese president has succumbed to the vanity that compels global elites to parade their wisdom over champagne and canapés in a small Swiss ski ...

7 Dec 2016 | 11:06 pm

Video replays: Referees to use pitch-side monitors at Fifa's Club World Cup - BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Video replays: Referees to use pitch-side monitors at Fifa's Club World Cup
BBC Sport
Referees will be able to use a pitch-side monitor for the first time to review decisions when the Club World Cup begins in Japan on Thursday. Video assistant referees will review "match-changing" situations before informing the on-field official. The ...

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7 Dec 2016 | 4:49 pm

Where is the world's most 'godless' city? | Cities | The Guardian - The Guardian


The Guardian

Where is the world's most 'godless' city? | Cities | The Guardian
The Guardian
Norwich has the highest proportion of residents describing themselves as having no religion, while Berlin has been called the 'atheist capital of Europe'.

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7 Dec 2016 | 2:45 pm

Fifa's Infantino suggests 16 three-team groups for revamped World Cup - The Guardian


The Guardian

Fifa's Infantino suggests 16 three-team groups for revamped World Cup
The Guardian
Gianni Infantino has suggested having 16 three-team groups if the World Cup expands to 48 countries. Members of the Fifa Council received a recommendation from world football's governing body setting out five proposed formats for its showpiece event ...

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7 Dec 2016 | 1:20 pm

World Cup finals format: Three-team groups & 48 finalists in Gianni Infantino plan - BBC Sport


BBC Sport

World Cup finals format: Three-team groups & 48 finalists in Gianni Infantino plan
BBC Sport
A decision will be made in January but any change would not be likely to take effect before the 2026 World Cup. Fifa's council will discuss the proposal at a meeting on 9 January but Infantino, 46, made expansion part of his election manifesto because ...
FIFA president Gianni Infantino backs a 48-team World Cup | Daily ...Daily Mail
The best World Cup format–that FIFA would never considerSports Illustrated

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7 Dec 2016 | 12:29 pm

Was a series of 'rapid' games the best way to decide the world chess championship? - The Guardian


The Guardian

Was a series of 'rapid' games the best way to decide the world chess championship?
The Guardian
Was the “rapid” playoff – four quick games with an initial time limit of 25 minutes per player, with the threat of even faster “blitz” and “Armageddon” games to follow – really an appropriate way to decide the recent world chess championship final in ...

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7 Dec 2016 | 5:31 am