The sculpture which has a damp nose and is covered in the animal's own skin goes on display in Berlin, to the delight of fans.
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A Renaissance exhibition in Florence featuring copies of artworks which visitors are encouraged to touch, the American sculptor Louise Nevelson gets a retrospective in Rome - and other arts stories from around the world.
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Germany has been rumored to be under investigation for a possible downgrade by the credit ratings agencies. This news sent stocks lower in trading in the USA and the EU. Germany is the largest economy in Europe and has led...
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The ratio of household debts to income is 37% in Germany, but 114% in Spain, 50% in Italy, 134% in Portugal, 47% in Greece and 157% in Cyprus. Not so rich in the periphery, then.Germany's net debt...
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One of the biggest battery hogs on a smartphone is the display. Could a low-powered e-ink display improve the experience? Yes, and no, as you can see in this video.
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One of the V-2 rockets that Nazi Germany used to rain terror on London during World War II is now on display at Paul Allen's Flying Heritage Collection at Paine Field in Everett.
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Bone-rattling cold didn't keep history buffs from the Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire 2013. Instead, they bundled up in fancy hats, heavy capes, furs and leathers, and even extra layers of toasty underthings.
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MARRIOTT-SLATERVILLE — There was something to satisfy each of the five senses at the Utah Renaissance Fair that started this weekend and will go for two more consecutive weekends at Millcreek Hollow Farm, 3105 W. Pioneer Road in Marriott-Slaterville.Several acres were covered with booths offering food, crafts and entertainment, all set up as in Renaissance times. Many...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Germany was disrupted Monday by a gang of bare-breasted protesters chanting "f-dictator" -- though Putin wasn't complaining about the impromptu display of eye-candy.
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I keep linking to posts by Michael Mace’s Mobile Opportunity for one simple reason: they’re all great. In his newest piece, Mace comes up with some specific suggestions for how the traditional PC can make a giant leap forward in the years to come, without merely mimicking the tablet: Although Windows and Macintosh are both showing their age, I think there is enormous...
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