Britain’s Auto Express magazine has uncovered a plan by Mercedes-Benz to introduce a compact SUV to be called the GLB-Class that is inspired by the legendary slab-sided Galendewagen off-road brute.
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You’ve probably seen slackliners at the park, balancing a few feet above the ground on a thin strap strung between a pair of trees. Highlining is the same idea, except Hayley Ashburn walked over 170 feet between mountain peaks, over 9,000 feet above the ground.
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In an animated op-ed in the New York Times, rapper, entrepreneur and Beyonce husband Jay Z claims that the War on Drugs has failed. The hip-hop mogul also known as Sean Carter contends it can be blamed for many problems that have little or nothing to do with drugs or drug dealers
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It appears that the Air Jordan 4 will mimic the most iconic boots out there with this “Wheat” style reminiscent of Timerbland’s catalog.
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There are thousands of ships sailing the seas to catch the fish you eat, and now you can watch them sail the ocean in almost real-time on this interactive map.
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Kumari Pariyar was just 10 when her parents pulled her out of school so she could contribute to the family income as a domestic worker. She told researchers atHuman Rights Watch (HRW) that her father used to drink heavily and beat her. Three years later, age just 13, she ran away to get married.
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With Kodak and others trying to make film cool again, Leica has jumped into the fray with an instant camera, the Sofort. It uses Fuji’s Instax format, and Leica has even decided to release its own brand of film, available in black and white or color. The German company designed the body itself, though it’s very … un-Leica like. If anything, Fuji’s own retro-styled Instaxcamera has a more Leica-esque look.
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