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20 hrs ago | Mashable

17 Years After Spill, Lego Keep Washing Up on the English Coast

The container ship Tokio Express was en route from Rotterdam, Netherlands to New York City in 1997 when a gigantic wave collided with it 20 miles west of Cornwall, England.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

MH17 Victim, A Potential National Icon - Lecturer

KOTA BAHARU, July 20 -- Mohd Ali Salim, one of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 victims, was regarded as a potential national icon, said his former lecturer.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Netherlands,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Core77 design blog

In the Details: Using 'Smart Replicas' to Make Fragile Museum Objects Accessible and Interactive

Walking through a vast museum filled with paintings and sculptures, you might be surprised learn that what you're seeing is, on average, only 24 percent of the museum's entire collection.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Scanners

Wed Jul 16, 2014

IamExpat

Top summer terraces in the Netherlands

With that first bit of sun cities around the country transform as parks, streets, squares and canals fill with those in need of some therapeutic vitamin D. Sunshine in Holland is a genuine catharsis: not only does the scenery change, people's personalities do too.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, Europe, World News, Travel, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, Amsterdam, Netherlands Travel,

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Business Journal

Orcem plans 'green' cement plant on Mare Island

Orcem Americas, Inc., plans to build a $50 million "green" cement manufacturing facility on 4.8 acres that are part of the Vallejo Marine Terminal on the Mare Island waterfront.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Ireland, World News, France, Netherlands, Solano County, CA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Recycling Today

Dutch recycler invests in Rotterdam area facility

Peute Recycling , a Netherlands-based recycling firm, has announced plans to undertake a significant investment at its recycling facility, located in Dordrecht, near the port of Rotterdam.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News,

Sun Jun 29, 2014

IamExpat

Where is the most anti-social behaviour in the Netherlands?

Over 370.000 fines for anti-social behaviour were handed out in the Netherlands in 2013, covering such not-nice behaviour as being a nuisance, public drunkenness, littering, urinating in public, not cleaning up dog faeces, aggressive driving and parking in handicap zones.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, Europe, World News,

Fri Jun 27, 2014

IamExpat

Self-driving cars to be tested in the Netherlands

A forthcoming proposal looks to make the Netherlands a forerunner in automated driving technology by supporting large scale tests on public roads beginning as early as 2015.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, Europe, World News,

Ghanamma.com

Blackstars Mess In Brazil, Blame The Government

In as much as I want to wait till the fate of Ghana is decided in about three hours before making my views known about the mess going on in the Blackstars camp in Brazil, I believe the problem should be blamed mostly on this Mahama Sports Ministry administration.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News

Thu Jun 26, 2014

CE News

OMA's De Rotterdam awarded Best Tall Building in Europe

Rotterdam - OMA's recently completed tower, De Rotterdam, has been awarded Best Tall Building in Europe by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat .

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Business Journal

Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt bags international honors for its green makeover

Portland's Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Office Building, 1220 S.W. Third Ave., is one of four finalists in the 2014 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's annual competition for the best tall buildings.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Netherlands,

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