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The oldest fossilized giant penguin

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A recently discovered fossil of a giant penguin with a body length of around 150 centimeters has been described in a new article. The new find dates back to the Paleocene era and, with an age of approximately 61 million years, counts among the oldest penguin fossils in the world. The bones differ significantly from those of other discoveries of the same age and indicate that the diversity of Paleocene penguins was higher than previously assumed. The team of scientists therefore postulates that the evolution of penguins started much earlier than previously thought, probably already during the age of dinosaurs.

The InterContinental New York Barclay Takes Suite Life to New Heights

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The InterContinental New York Barclay announces the culmination of its property-wide $180 million, 20-month renewal with the debut of a brand new Harold S. Vanderbilt Penthouse and an entirely redesigned Presidential Suite.

From: www.luxurytravelmagazine.com

How Greg Olsen Got A Bargain When He Spent $20 Million Of His Own Money To Fly In Space

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Since the retirement of the Space Shuttle, that same flight costs more than $75 million.

From: www.forbes.com

Happiness more important than money – Bacca rejects new China approach

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Carlos Bacca says happiness is more important to him than money after rejecting another chance to move to the Chinese Super League. The AC Milan striker, who also turned down a transfer to China last month, is reported to have been offered a €12million annual salary to join Fabio Cannavaro's Tianjin Quanjian. But Bacca wants [...]

Museum or church? St. Isaac's becomes bone of contention in Russia

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The immense, golden-domed St. Isaac's Cathedral dominates the skyline of historic St. Petersburg, occupies a special place in the hearts of its citizens, and is a main tourist attraction. It's been a state museum for 80-plus years, is a UNESCO heritage site, and receives 4 million paying visitors per year.

Tennis Star Alexander Zverev Takes Open Sud de France Win, Montpellier, Wearing Richard Mille Watch

Added: 23.02.2017 20:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Alexander Zverev may be a young tennis player, but at 19 years old, he is on the rise. Earlier this month he won the Open Sud de France in Montpellier -- wearing his Richard Mille velcro-strapped tourbillon.

Starbucks Gives Up On Its Evolution Fresh Concept

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At the heart of Evolution Fresh, which Starbucks bought for $50 million, is a process called cold-pressing. But the concept never grew beyond four stores, and is being shut down.

Family settles Wisconsin police shooting lawsuit for $3.35 million

Added: 23.02.2017 20:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

(Reuters) - The family of a biracial man who was fatally shot while unarmed by a white police officer in Madison, Wisconsin, has settled a lawsuit for $3.35 million, according to their lawyers.

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