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Gamer breaks world record for fastest 'GoldenEye 007' first stage

The 15-year-old record for fastest completion of the “GoldenEye 007” level “Dam” was broken – with a new speed of 52 seconds. The Nintendo 64 game’s first level has long been a speedrunner’s (fast game player) true test of quickness ...

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A Retreat from the World They’re Disrupting

Photo A sign prohibiting photography and electronics upon entering the clothing optional hot baths at Esalen. Credit Jason Henry for The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Growing up in San Francisco, I’d heard about the Esalen Institute, a storied ...

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The 16 must-see bridges of the world

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Explore these historic and mesmerizing sites, from Brooklyn to Iran. See Getty’s list of the world’s must-see bridges. Life_Style Rss

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A look at some of the worst prisons in the world

A look at some of the worst prisons in the world Prison is no walk in the park, but when you add lice infestations, a shortage of meals and filthy living conditions these facilities sound like a person’s worst nightmare. ...

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Maps provide window into secret Soviet plan for world domination

The commies were ready to take over Central Park. A trove of secret, highly-detailed Soviet maps from the early 1980s shows street level views of New York, Washington, D.C., and other major cities — information that could have been utilized ...

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2018 World Cup field is set after Peru claims final spot

ZURICH — Russia will be the lowest-ranked team in the draw for the World Cup it is hosting after Peru sealed the last qualifying spot. FIFA uses its October rankings for the Dec. 1 draw in Moscow, which means No. ...

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Meet the top fighter pilot 'aces' who helped win World War ll

Since aerial combat began during World War I, the term “ace” has been applied to the best fighter pilots — those who shoot down at least five enemy aircraft in air-to-air combat. Over the past century, the top two American ...

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Thousands around the world line up for iPhone X launch

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Apple still has the X factor. Thousands across the world lined up to get their hands on the new iPhone X that launched Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. News Rss

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Astros beat Dodgers, 5-1, to capture first World Series title

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From laughingstock to lift off. George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles ...

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10 best World Series games of past 50 years

The beauty of baseball is such that a scoreless pitching duel and a wild shootout both instantly can feel like unforgettable classics. All of which immediately had me pondering where exactly Sunday night’s epic game between Houston and Los Angeles ...

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