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‘Teaching without teaching’: Creator of KenKen puzzles cultivates young minds through math and fun

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Mathematics teacher and puzzle creator Tetsuya Miyamoto says he’s probably watched Bruce Lee’s “Enter the Dragon” at least 20 times. Miyamoto, whose numerical and logical puzzle KenKen has achieved worldwide success over the past decade, was inspired as a teacher by the iconic scene in which Lee’s character fools a…

Approve my deal or face article 50 extension, May warns Brexiters

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London: Theresa May will attempt one final desperate roll of the dice on her Brexit deal, issuing a stark warning to mutinous Brexiteers that they must approve her offer by next week or face a long article 50 extension. ### The prime minister was humiliated yet again amid chaotic scenes…

English teams edge Italians to advance in Champions League

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It ended England 2, Italy 0 on a tense night of decisive Champions League group games on Tuesday. Liverpool advanced to the round of 16 by beating Napoli 1-0, though it relied on a stoppage-time save by goalkeeper Alisson Becker. Tottenham is also in Monday's draw after defying expectations in…

On top of the world at Chirripó

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Indigenous groups who lived in the shadow of Chirripó allegedly referred to the peak as “the magic mountain.” On a clear day at the summit, it is said that you can see both the Caribbean and Pacific coastlines. Momentarily, you are hovering above Costa Rica, looking down at the layers…

Understanding Xi’s view on BRICS

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People leave flowers outside mosques after NZ terror attack

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What you need to know: People all around the world leave flowers and messages outside mosques, to show solidarity with the victims of the Christchurch shooting. ### Dubai: People are leaving floral tributes and messages of support outside mosques in New Zealand and around the world, after the massacre at…

With eye on tourism, Tsukiji redevelopment planning set to accelerate in 2019

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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government will soon accelerate work to draw up a blueprint for redevelopment of the former site of the landmark Tsukiji food market, following its closure in October 2018. Through the redevelopment, the authority aims to increase the capital’s appeal as a waterfront tourism city. It plans to…

Costa Rican students create environmentally friendly sunblock

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It’s important to wear sunscreen at the beach, but some of the substances that help keep you safe from the sun can cause damage to underwater life. A group of students from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) recently showcased at innovation fair FarmInnova a more environmentally friendly sunscreen that…

Google paid $45 million as exit package for Indian executive accused of sexual misconduct

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SAN FRANCISCO – Alphabet’s board of directors agreed to pay a former top Google executive as much as $45 million when he resigned from the company in 2016 after being accused of groping a subordinate. ### The previously undisclosed sum was in the separation agreement for Amit Singhal, a senior…

Giovinco, Davies transfers show increase in stature for MLS

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Recent high-profile moves — and near moves — for Major League Soccer players are signalling a shift in how the league is perceived on the world stage. The old stereotype that MLS is a final destination for players on the downside of their careers is fading as more of the…