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Seoul says North Korea’s Olympic participation will aid peace and ease tensions


Seoul welcomed confirmation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that 22 North Korean athletes would compete in next month’s Winter Olympics, saying on Sunday it would aid peace and the easing of tensions on the Korean peninsula. 4 Min Read SEOUL (Reuters) – Seoul welcomed confirmation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that 22 North Korean athletes would compete in…

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Nintendo stellt den Spielemarkt bloß


Nintendo zeigt mit dem Papp-Baukasten Labo, warum das Unternehmen anderen Konsolenherstellern voraus ist. Es setzt Trends, statt zu imitieren. Regelmäßig neue Updates aus dem WIRED-Kosmos! Nintendo zeigt mit dem Papp-Baukasten Labo, warum das Unternehmen anderen Konsolenherstellern voraus ist. Es setzt Trends, statt zu imitieren. Es gab viele Theorien im Netz, als Nintendo ein neues „interaktives Erlebnis“ für die Switch ankündigte.…

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NFL conference championship game matchups to watch: Can Vikings’ Case Keenum handle Eagles’ pressure?


Punching a ticket to the Super Bowl might depend on how these matchups pan out. Built off the strength of their defensive lines, the two teams have stepped to the verge of Super Bowl LII by harassing quarterbacks and disrupting run games all season long. And reaching the game’s biggest stage likely depends on each offense’s ability to find an…

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As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests


Many thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide series of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in office. 5 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s…

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The global state of science


US and Europe still science superpowers, but China is rising fast. Science isn’t a monolithic endeavor, so there’s no way to create a single measure that captures global scientific progress. Instead, the NSF looked at 42 different indicators that track things like research funding, business investments, training of scientists, and more. All of these measures were evaluated for the globe,…

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E-Bikes: Mehr tödliche Unfälle mit Pedelecs


Ältere Menschen auf teils getunten E-Bikes: Das führe zu mehr schweren Unfällen, warnen Verkehrsexperten. Häufig seien schon die erlaubten 25 km/h eines Pedelecs zuviel. Fahrer von Pedelecs sind immer häufiger in folgenschwere Unfälle verwickelt. Nach Angaben des Statistischen Bundesamtes wurden in den ersten neun Monaten von 2017 knapp 4.300 Unfälle mit Personenschäden gezählt, an denen die Fahrräder mit unterstützendem Elektroantrieb…

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