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What a Reaction! Aussie Coach Erupts after Titmus Gold Medal

What a Reaction! Aussie Coach Erupts after Titmus Gold Medal

Ariarne Titmus was thrilled with her victory over Katie Ledecky. The Terminator’s coach was even more excited. In the stands at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, Dean Boxall yanked off his mandatory mask, let out a scream that echoed through the largely empty arena, pumped his fists, and thrust his h

UNESCO Grants World Heritage Status to Madrid’s Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park

UNESCO Grants World Heritage Status to Madrid’s Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park

UNESCO added Madrid’s historic Paseo del Prado boulevard and Retiro Park to its list of world heritage sites on Sunday. The tree-lined Paseo del Prado, in the center of the Spanish capital, is home to the Prado museum, while Retiro Park, just off the Paseo del Prado, is one of the city’s most vis

Macron Backs Heritage Bid of Remote Polynesian Islands

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday backed a bid by the Marquesas Islands to gain UNESCO world heritage status. Macron, the first head of state to visit the remote archipelago in French Polynesia, was greeted by a traditional ceremony of 600 dancers and musicians from its six islands, said

A Flying Motorcycle Prototype Completes First Flight Test

A Flying Motorcycle Prototype Completes First Flight Test

The makers of a luxury vehicle billed as a 'flying motorcycle' that can travel upwards of 300mph have completed flight testing their first prototype and are ready to take preorders, The Daily Mail reported.

Climate Change Sees Swiss Alps Add Over 1,000 Lakes

Climate Change Sees Swiss Alps Add Over 1,000 Lakes

Climate change has dramatically altered the Swiss Alp landscape -- at a quicker pace than expected -- as melting glaciers have created more than 1,000 new lakes across in the mountains, a study published Monday showed. The inventory of Swiss Glacial lakes showed that almost 1,200 new lakes have f

UNESCO Removes Liverpool from World Heritage List

UNESCO Removes Liverpool from World Heritage List

The UN's cultural agency UNESCO on Wednesday voted narrowly to remove Liverpool's waterfront from its list of world heritage sites, citing concerns about overdevelopment including plans for a new football stadium. At committee talks chaired by China, 13 delegates voted in favor of the proposal an

Utah University Scientists Simulate Swimming of Extinct Animal

Utah University Scientists Simulate Swimming of Extinct Animal

Paleontologists at the University of Utah have visualized the swimming mechanisms of Orthocone, an animal that lived 66 million years ago, and belonged to the Cephalopod family. In a study published in the latest issue of the journal PeerJ, paleontologists David Peterman and Kathleen Ritterbush u

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