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Paris launches manual on how to treat tourists

July 12, 2013
Paris has issued a new manual to those who work in the tourism industry, trying to fight with pickpockets targeting visitors and legendary taxi drivers' rudeness.

Chilean researchers made flour from ripe bananas

July 11, 2013
A group of Chilean researchers has developed flour made from ripe bananas. By processing the fruit's pulp and peel, the process could create 30,000 tons the product a year.

EIA introduced infrastructure map with real-time storm data

July 10, 2013
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) introduced an interactive tool that combines real-time data with map layers showing the nation's energy infrastructure and resources.

Queen Elizabeth 2 to become a luxury hotel

July 9, 2013
For the first time since November 2008, the fate of the Queen Elizabeth 2 is known for sure. She will be cruising blue waters again as a luxury hotel.

Huge Chinese tunnel boring machine on its way to New Zealand

July 8, 2013
The world's 10th biggest tunnel boring machine (TBM) has left its manufacturer in China and is on its way to New Zealand's biggest-ever road project, the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) announced.

State of the fat submarine

July 5, 2013
U.S. company Electric Boat will try to find a solution to a very unusual problem: How to fix a Spanish submarine which is so heavy that it can't resurface if submerged.

Love for gold starts in infancy

July 4, 2013
Diamonds are a girl's best friend but not when she's very young: A study at the Chuo University shows that babies as young as seven to eight months showed preference to the color of gold.

Lhasa renovation cost $243 million

July 3, 2013
Tibet's provincial capital Lhasa has completed renovating its old city at a cost of $243 million (1.5 billion yuan).

Governor Cuomo: No text'n'drive for young drivers

July 3, 2013
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation that creates new penalties for texting-while-driving for young and new drivers to better protect New Yorkers on the road.

New Chinese business center bigger than three Pentagons

July 2, 2013
China opened the New Century Global Center, the largest freestanding building in the world and home of offices, hotels and a Mediterranean village.

Perfect pitch, a matter of survival

June 28, 2013
Only one in 10,000 people in the world has the ability to instantly recognize and reproduce a heard tone. For people in Vietnam perfect pitch is not a matter of good singing, it's a matter of survival.

Sweden to spy men while urinating

June 25, 2013
Some political decisions are clearly the result of too much free time. A left party in the Swedish parliament is proposing a law that would ban men from urinating while standing.
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