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  1. Webster Leiden Campus: Humanising International RelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | IamExpat

    Webster Leiden Campus is an American university based in Leiden. Their mission in the Netherlands is to enrich the lives of global citizens by offering a flexible, innovative and practical education in a culturally diverse setting.

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  2. Jan FonteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Artforum Intl.

    Jan Fontein, a former director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and a renowned scholar in Asian art, has died, writes William Grimes of the New York Times . He was born in Narden in 1927, about fifteen miles east of Amsterdam, to Leonardus Hendrikus Fontein, a Montessori teacher and the director of a rehabilitation center for prisoners, and Aaltje Brands.

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  3. Dutch scientists fete rare meteorite findRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Japan Times

    A picture taken Monday shows a scientist from science museum Naturalis in Leiden holding a meteorite type L6 chondrite, which came down on Jan. 11 in Broek in Waterland. Dutch scientists on Monday celebrated the discovery of only the sixth meteorite found in recent history in The Netherlands, which at 4.5-billion years old may hold clues to the birth of our solar system.

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  4. Amsterdam Keukenhof travel logistics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Ask MetaFilter

    I am arranging a group of 10 adults to travel from Amsterdam Centraal to Keukenhof, then onward to Leiden for dinner, and finally back to Amsterdam CS in the evening. I'm having trouble sorting thru the info on the English versions of the ride planning websites sites and my Dutch is niet zo goed.

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  5. The Latest: Turkey's EU minister advises migrant deal reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Daily Times

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan applauds following a rally in Istanbul, Sunday, March 12, 2017. The escalating dispute between Turkey and the Netherlands spilled over into Sunday, with a Turkish minister unable to enter her consulate after the authorities there had already blocked a visit by the foreign minister, prompting Erdogan to call the Dutch fascists.

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  6. Amazon forest 'shaped by pre-Columbian indigenous peoples'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Newsday

    Indigenous peoples who inhabited the Amazon before the arrival of European colonisers planted a vast number of trees, a new study argues. "So the Amazon is not nearly as untouched as it may seem," said Dr Hans ter Steege in the Netherlands.

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  7. Superspeed travel pod start-up gets a 600,000 investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Daily Millbury

    Train operator NS and a southern investment fund have pledged a 600,000 for an award-winning Delft University of Technology project to develop a futuristic transport pod, reports NU.nl. The capsule, created by engineering students, won the top prize in a competition organised by American space travel company Space X in January.

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  8. First Dutch immigrants' party is challenging the far-right ahead of next month's electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    With anti-Islam Dutch MP Geert Wilders topping the polls ahead of next month's elections, one small group is hoping to buck the trend: the country's first party led by immigrants. Denk, or "think" in Dutch, wants to fight what it calls "institutional racism" by setting up a national register of racist phrases and expressions; replacing the idea of "integration" with "acceptance" and calling for an official apology for the country's past links to the slave trade.

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  9. Superspeed travel pod start-up gets a 600,000 investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Daily Millbury

    Train operator NS and a southern investment fund have pledged a 600,000 for an award-winning Delft University of Technology project to develop a futuristic transport pod, reports NU.nl. The capsule, created by engineering students, won the top prize in a competition organised by American space travel company Space X in January.

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  10. An orangutan will have a chance to find her mate - through 'Tinder' - Sun, 05 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    The first indication Samboja was being nudged to find a partner came last year, when her home zoo - the Apenheul Primate Park in the Netherlands - took to Facebook to casually point out that the female orangutan was approaching the age where she could start having kids. A year later, the Dutch zoo has announced how exactly they're hoping the primate will meet someone: through "Tinder for orangutans."

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  11. The far-reaching wake of the wakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    What makes a group of students in Holland so passionate about Maori culture - kaupapa waka especially - that they're willing to travel halfway around the world to take part in Waitangi Day festivities? And how did a small Dutch city end up with Europe's only ceremonial waka? Peter de Graaf joins a training session on a canal to find out. Tim Heynsbroek, left, and Pelle Meurink dig in deep during a waka training session on a Dutch canal.

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  12. Orangutan dating experiment apes humans' TinderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | CBS News

    Female orangutans at Wilhelma Zoo in Stuttgart, Germany, look at videos of a male orangutan. A similar experiment will try to help an orangutan in the Netherlands select a mate.

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  13. A Dutch zoo is trying out something like Tinder for orangutansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Female orangutans Conny and Sinta watch videos of potential mates at the Wilhelma Zoo in Stuttgart, Germany, in 2016. The first indication Samboja was being nudged to find a partner came last year, when her home zoo - the Apenheul Primate Park in the Netherlands - took to Facebook to casually point out that the female orangutan was approaching the age where she could start having kids.

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  14. An orangutan will have a chance to find her mate - through 'Tinder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Newsday

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  15. Orangutan will have a chance to find her mate - through 'Tinder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    Female orangutans Conny and Sinta watch videos of potential mates at the Wilhelma Zoo in Stuttgart, Germany. Photo / Wilhelma Zoo The first indication Samboja was being nudged to find a partner came last year, when her home zoo - the Apenheul Primate Park in the Netherlands - took to Facebook to casually point out that the female orangutan was approaching the age where she could start having kids.

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  16. Orangutan 'Tinder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Female orangutans Conny and Sinta watch videos of potential mates at the Wilhelma Zoo in Stuttgart, Germany, in 2016. The first indication Samboja was being nudged to find a partner came last year, when her home zoo - the Apenheul Primate Park in the Netherlands - took to Facebook to casually point out that the female orangutan was approaching the age where she could start having kids.

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  17. Dutch tyrannosaur to Spain, France, MacauRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Dear Kitty

    Trix can be visited until June 5 next year in the Pesthuis building in Leiden. After that, Trix , and parts of the exhibition, will be on tour in Europe and China.

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