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Vatican launches new Latin academy with Tweet

  • VATICAN CITY: The head of the Vatican’s pontifical council for culture on Wednesday announced the launch of a new academy for the teaching of Latin with a Tweet written in the ancient language.“Hodie una cum Ivano Dionigi novam aperiemus academiam pontificiam latinitatis a Benedicto conditam,...
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Space collisions could rise due to more CO2

  • LONDON: More satellites and orbiting debris could collide in the upper atmosphere because a buildup of carbon dioxide (CO2) has reduced the “drag effect” which can eventually send some space junk back down to Earth, a study shows.Over the past eight years CO2 concentrations in the upper...
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No place for cycles on Hong Kong’s busy streets

  • ON Hong Kong’s traffic-heavy streets, horns blare as speeding red taxis, double-decker buses and public minivans shuttle people to-and-from work. But there is one thing missing — bicycles....
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US obesity epidemic propels fitness as hot career

  • AS the American waistline continues its spread, fitness is shaping up as one of the hottest careers of this tepid economic recovery....
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Al-Oqair to put Al-Ahsa into global tourism map

  • The Cabinet’s decision to allocate SR 1.4 billion for the development of Al-Oqair will boost Al-Ahsa region’s bid to find a place in the global tourism map, according to economic experts and prominent figures in the region. They said this would mark a new era in tourism investments in...
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’Carbon capture’ could cause earthquake, study warns

  • WASHINGTON: A proposed method of cutting harmful carbon emissions in the atmosphere by storing them underground risks causing earthquakes and is unlikely to succeed, a US study said Monday.The warning came in a Perspective article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, just days...
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Biggest telescope plan gets the nod

  • LONDON: A 1.1 billion-euro project to build the world’s largest optical telescope will go ahead after the European organization overseeing it said it won backing from most of its members....
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Fitness playlists flow to the beats per minutes

  • When fitness instructor Shirley Archer plays Annie Lennox’s song “17 Again” for her indoor cycling class, she urges students to connect with the vitality of their inner 17-year-old legs.When she teaches yoga she rolls out the harp solos.Experts say exercising to the proper music can boost your...
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When working out is too much of a good thing

  • NEW YORK: Constantly thinking about the next workout? Upset about missing a exercise class? Fitness experts say more is not always better and overworking a workout can sap strength and invite injury.“We have fit people and deconditioned people who overdo it,” said Geralyn Coopersmith, national...
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When working out is too much of a good thing

  • NEW YORK: Constantly thinking about the next workout? Upset about missing a exercise class? Fitness experts say more is not always better and overworking a workout can sap strength and invite injury.“We have fit people and deconditioned people who overdo it,” said Geralyn Coopersmith, national...
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