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How Earthquakes Are Rattling a Farm Town Atop One of the World’s Richest Gas Troves

June 25, 2017 |

To limit earthquakes, the Dutch government has for years been imposing increasingly strict production limits at Groningen, Europe’s biggest gas field, and is now proposing another 10% cut.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

CNN

Is Mexico the world’s second most dangerous country, as Trump says? That depends

June 25, 2017 |

President Donald Trump rankled Mexico again, this time calling it the second deadliest country in the world. Mexico quickly countered, saying Trump’s claim is wrong. So who’s right?
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TMZ

World’s Ugliest Dog Contest 2017 Crowns Winner, Neapolitan Mastiff Named Martha

June 24, 2017 |

The top dog at this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog contest was also huge — a 125 lb. Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha … but she had some tough competition. The 29th annual contest held in Petaluma, CA featured 14 of the world’s ugliest canines, who…

TMZ.com

Meet World’s New ‘Ugliest Dog’

June 24, 2017 |

Martha is big, ugly, lazy, and gassy. And a world champion. In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. Per the AP , she was a favorite of…
Newser

CNN

Is Mexico the world’s second most dangerous country, as Trump says? That depends

June 24, 2017 |

President Donald Trump rankled Mexico again, this time calling it the second deadliest country in the world. Mexico quickly countered, saying Trump’s claim is wrong. So who’s right?
CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

CNN

20 of the world’s most underrated restaurants

June 23, 2017 |

Even with influential guides navigating foodies to elite restaurants around the planet, great eateries continue to fly beneath the radar. So how do we find these unsung heroes?
CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

CNN

Is this the world’s toughest bike race?

June 22, 2017 |

It’s the dead of night, you’re cycling through the desert and are so chronically fatigued you think you’re seeing goblins.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

Inventor of World’s Most Controversial Pizza Dies at 83

June 10, 2017 |

The inventor of one of the more controversial dishes in the world died Thursday in Canada at the age of 83: Sam Panopoulos, the man who put pineapple on pizza. The BBC reports Panopoulos moved to Canada from Greece in 1954 at the age of 20 and opened a series…
Newser

How World’s Most Interesting Man Befriended a President. Really

June 2, 2017 |

“Life didn’t get any more interesting than this,” Jonathan Goldsmith writes. Politico has an excerpt from a new memoir by Goldsmith, better known as Dos Equis’ “Most Interesting Man in the World,” and his improbable friendship with former President Obama. The actor met Obama at a 2011 fundraiser in Vermont,…
Newser

Without this company, L.A. may never have become the world’s doughnut capital

June 2, 2017 |

Ron Ziegler doesn’t remember any fuss over National Doughnut Day when he was running his family business, a major Los Angeles-based supplier of dry mixes, fruit fillings and pink boxes before it was sold 25 years ago.

“We’d never heard of National Doughnut Day when we were in business,” the 80-year-old…


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