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November 17, 2015
Se estima que unas 300 millones de toneladas de plástico se producen y se desechan cada año. Teniendo en cuenta no es un material que se degrade fácilmente con el tiempo, es una muy mala noticia para los entornos en los que se acumula. Por ejemplo, se estima que 5 billones de piezas de plástico...
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Boyan Slat, 20-year old founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, announced that the world’s first system to passively clean up plastic pollution from the world’s oceans is to be deployed in 2016. He made the announcement at Asia’s largest technology conference, Seoul Digital Forum, in South-Korea. The array is projected to be deployed in...
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In the mountains of Mexico, there is a ritual dance that is so extraordinary that the United Nation’s cultural organisation has given it protected status. It takes place at the top of a 30 metre pole, with five dancers in brightly coloured costumes with tassels on. They then leap off, attached only by a long...
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Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices. Whether it is drinking way too much egg nog, or bringing up old resentments at the dinner table, something about the holidays switches off the usual filters in our brains. But new survey data reveals the dumbest choice of...
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A volunteer firefighter from Mississippi whose face was burned off during a home fire rescue received the world’s most extensive face transplant, New York University Langone Medical Center said on Monday. After a 26-hour surgery performed at the New York hospital in August, 41-year-old Patrick Hardison is living with the face of 26-year-old David Rodebaugh,...
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With an increase of 10% in participation as compared to the previous year, 2015 will welcome 1,300 runners from 16 Mexican states plus Canada, the United States, Brazil and Holland to enjoy the best tourism half marathon of the Pacific. The 7th Riviera Nayarit Half Marathon & 10K is set to take place in Nuevo...
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Valle de Bravo (or simply “Valle”, as it’s lovingly referred to) is only 85 kilometers from Toluca and 145 from Mexico City. Its cool weather makes it a delight to walk around: you’ll find shade among white stucco houses decked out in sienna wainscoting, with wrought iron balconies, elegant porches and tile roofs. This designated...
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México presentó el lunes una solicitud para unirse a la Agencia Internacional de Energía, en momentos en que el organismo asesor de los países industrializados en esa materia está buscando sumar miembros. El secretario mexicano de Energía, Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, entregó al director ejecutivo de la AIE, Fatih Birol, un documento donde solicita que el...
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Former “Two and A Half Men” television star Charlie Sheen said on Tuesday he is HIV positive. Charlie Sheen, 50, told NBC’s “Today” show he was diagnosed about four years ago with HIV and said the reason he disclosed the information was because he was being blackmailed. “I am here to admit that I am...
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Ireland is celebrating its first gay marriages, six months after voters overwhelmingly chose to legalize the practice in the traditionally conservative Catholic nation. Dozens of couples nationwide planned to convert their existing civil partnerships into full marriages on Tuesday, the first day it has been legally permitted. Gay marriage became officially legal Monday but the...
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El ex protagonista de “Two and a Half Men” Charlie Sheen reveló el martes que tiene VIH, el virus que causa el sida. En una entrevista en el programa “Today” de la cadena NBC, el actor de 50 años dijo que dio positivo en una prueba al virus que causa el síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida....
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