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Creating Art in a Blizzard

On a sunny September day in Bolzano, Italy, Peter Senoner creates his art. When Senoner made the statues and drawings, the temperature control panel in his study showed -9.5 degrees Celsius. The artist is in the terraXcube room at the Eurac Research Center, a private research facility that specializes in …

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Auckland Travel Rules Slightly Relaxed

New Zealand eased travel restrictions in Auckland on Monday (27/9), six weeks after the country’s most populous city underwent PPKM due to the coronavirus. Residents are allowed to cross the city limits from Monday evening if they are moving permanently, have arrangements regarding care or co-care services or return to …

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Facebook Suspends “Instagram Kids” Project

Facebook suspended the “Instagram Kids” project amid growing concerns about the potential harmful effects on children, including anxiety and depression. Instagran Kids aims to provide children with a social media platform but without ads, with greater parental controls and appropriate content. Lawmakers and advocacy groups have urged Facebook to scrap …

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Ahead of Arbain Day, Thousands of Shiites Crowded Karbala

Thousands of Shia Muslims on Sunday (26/9) thronged the city of Karbala in Iraq to commemorate Arbain Day, the day that 40 days of mourning ended after the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. Many worshipers perform Shiite religious rituals such as beating their chests and …

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