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Link between internet speed and political activism revealed

Researchers from Cardiff University and Sapienza University of Rome have concluded that the faster someone’s internet speed is, the less likely they are to be involved in their communities through volunteering, politics, or other forms of civic engagement.  “We observed that civic participation and the form of engagement in the …

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China’s high-speed rail reaches length of Equator

A new section of the high-speed railway connecting Beijing and Hong Kong opened on Thursday, extending China’s overall high-speed rail network the length of the equator, at around 40,000 kilometers. The new railway linking Anqing in East China’s Anhui Province and Jiujiang in East China’s Jiangxi Province has a designed …

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Russian speed skater Ruslan Zakharov dies in ‘tragic incident after being struck by vehicle on morning of 23rd birthday’

Zakharov, who won the bronze 500m medal at the 2017 championship in Helsinki, was admitted to intensive care following the accident but never regained consciousness after the accident, which the International Skating Union says took place took place on his birthday. The Russian skater had developed a reputation as a prodigious talent …

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‘Speed over safety’? SpaceX IGNORED FAA warnings prior to Starship prototype launch that ended with explosion, media says

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued at least two warnings to SpaceX during the company’s testing of its reusable Starship system in Texas last year, US news website The Verge reported, citing “exclusively obtained” documents. The documents, which apparently include confidential letters between the FAA and SpaceX chiefs, among other things, …

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