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Ruud Gullit

The Story of Ruud Gullit – The most complete player ever

Labelled “The Black Tulip”, Ruud Gullit was a revelation of a footballer. The 1987 World Player of the Year rose to prominence after a couple of standout years at PSV, earning him a record-transfer move to AC Milan where he became a legend of the sport. A total-footballer, his real strength was how complete his…
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This Might Be the Most Life-Like (And Creepiest) Robot Ever Built

Bloomberg’s Hello World host Ashlee Vance recently traveled to Osaka University to see Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro’s latest creation, an android named Erica that’s designed to work, one day, as a receptionist or personal assistant. The android has lifelike skin and facial gestures and uses artificial intelligence software to listen to and respond to requests. Is…
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1:02 / 4:23 RICHARD BURTON SPEECHS TO FRANK SINATRA 1983

Richard Burton speechs to Frank Sinatra 1983

The man with the greatest speaking voice honoring the man with the greatest singing voice. Frank Sinatra’s 1983 letter to Richard Burton: “You moved me as no other man ever has. And I will be grateful to you every day of my life.”

KLM Free Wifi

Possibly Free WiFi on all KLM flights

Steps ahead  antonfoek/eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, January 2, 2023– Starting this month, KLM will test whether it is possible to allow passengers to make massive use of WiFi during intercontinental flights.  The airline is going one step further than it did in April 2021. At that time, the aim was that eighteen Boeing 737-800s would be equipped…
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Even more scandal in Qatar

Even more scandal in Qatar

Ecuador bribed [ ??]  eyesonsuriname / antonjiesamfoek Amsterdam, 19 nov 2022– As the World Cup is about to kick off this coming Sunday in Qatar, reports went viral regarding the hosts alleged bribing of Ecuadorian players for US$ 7.4 million so that the hosts would win the tournament’s opening game. Arab journalist Amjad Taha assured on social…
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Soccer Monitoring

Modern Soccer Monitoring

Cameras everywhere antonfoek Amsterdam, November 13 2022 –15,000 cameras or even more cameras  will monitor soccer fans across eight stadiums and on the streets of Doha during the 2022 World Cup, an event expected to attract more than 1 billion football fans from around the globe. “What you see here is the future of stadium operations,” the…
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Edward Hopper Soir Bleu

Why Did Edward Hopper Paint This Clown?

After Jan Matejko’s Stanczyk, here’s another sad clown, this time painted by Edward Hopper. In this video, we’re looking at his 1914 Soir Bleu. A perculiar talent; the ability to paint ‘silence’. Although background noises would prob surround the events in Hopper’s works, they fade into insignifance and silence ‘muffles’ them. For e.g. the painting…
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Metaverse Vision

The Metaverse and How We’ll Build It Together

This year at Connect, we’re sharing our vision for the metaverse. For more on Connect 2021, click here: https://www.facebookconnect.com/

Time Illusion

Time Is But a Stubborn Illusion – Sneak Peek

Watch an exclusive sneak peek from the first episode of Genius, starring Geoffrey Rush as the older Einstein and Johnny Flynn as the younger. About Genius: From Executive Producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, National Geographic’s first scripted anthology series, GENIUS, will focus on Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein. The all-star cast includes Geoffrey Rush,…
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Bear Man with dog in forest

This man and his dog spent seven years walking around the world

Tom Turcich, from New Jersey, became the 10th person on record to achieve this remarkable feat, while his four-legged companion Savannah was the first dog to do so. The pair were greeted with a huge homecoming celebration attended by many of Turcich’s friends and family, along with well wishers. The triumphant moment brought about the…
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