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Tokyo to build world's tallest timber tower
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A Tokyo skyscraper is set to become the world's tallest wooden building. Japanese company Sumitomo Forestry says its 1,148 feet tall timber tower will be completed by in 2041, to mark the 350th anniversary of the business that year. The W350 tower will ...
Japan plan to build world's tallest wooden skyscraperThe Independent
World's tallest timber tower proposed for TokyoDezeen
Plans drawn up for world's tallest wooden skyscraperBBC News

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New York Times

Finding Resilience, 25 Years After 1993 World Trade Center Bombing
New York Times
For five and a half hours on Feb. 26, 1993, Carl Selinger was trapped alone in an elevator at the World Trade Center, wondering if the smoke seeping in from the elevator shaft would kill him. Unaware it was a terror attack that had left him stranded ...



Chicago Tribune

Tom Ricketts' message to Cubs clear: winning World Series is the goal
Chicago Tribune
All the Cubs understood the direct message from Chairman Tom Ricketts on Monday during his annual remarks to the team before its first full-squad workout of spring training. “I won't say a season is a failure because you don't win the World Series ...

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Deadspin

The Winter Olympics Feature 2951 Of The World's Greatest Athletes, And Also This Woman
Deadspin
In order to qualify, Swaney needed to finish within the top 30 at a few World Cup skiing events. After “competing” in halfpipe contests around the world, Swaney finally qualified in December, when she went to a Chinese event while the top skiers in the ...
Watch: World's most mediocre skier 'competes' in Winter Olympics halfpipeSporting News

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Los Angeles Times

Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Kevin (Probably) Saves the World' on ABC
Los Angeles Times
Knight Squad A rambunctious princess and a mischievous drifter create fake identities to attend knight school in this new fantasy adventure. Owen Joyner, Lilimar and Kelly Perine star. 7:30 p.m. Nickelodeon. Frontline The new two-part episode "Bitter ...



International Association of Athletics Federations

Coleman can go faster, former world record holder Greene says
Reuters
“I was very impressed how he picked it up after the start,” said Greene, who set world records in both the 60 and 100 meters during his career. “He didn't get that good of a start, but he really accelerated and went for it.” Coleman, Greene and four ...
Coleman breaks world indoor 60m record at US Indoor Championships in AlbuquerqueInternational Association of Athletics Federations

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The Verge

Look out for the flying 'Jurassic World' Pteranodon drone
The Verge
You probably know there's a new Jurassic World coming out this year, and there's lots of branded merchandise coming along with it. At the Toy Fair this weekend, Mattel introduced a bunch of Jurassic products, including the “Pterano-Drone,” a quadcopter ...

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Miss Manners: Inviting the world to view a proposal
Washington Post
Dear Miss Manners: I realize we live in an electronic world, where it now seems everything is on display. Some young friends of ours have announced their engagement, which is happy news indeed. However, when we next saw them, they insisted on showing ...

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Business Insider

14 of the craziest knockoff fast-food chains from around the world
Business Insider
They aren't the only imposters: knockoff versions of Burger King, Starbucks, 7-Eleven, KFC, and more exist all over the world. The names might be funny, but some of them were born out of deeper political issues. Mash Donald's, for example, opened ...

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A St. Louis hospital opened in France during World War I
STLtoday.com
For nearly two years during World War I, a St. Louis hospital set up an outpost near the battlefields in France. Dr. Fred Murphy, head of surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, realized the allies needed help when he volunteered at an ...


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