Oliver Daemen, who accompanied Bezos on his trip to space, says he never ordered from Amazon, Science News

Oliver Daemen, a Dutch teenager who became the world’s youngest space traveler this week, surprised billionaire Jeff Bezos on his exploration company Blue Origin’s maiden flight by telling him he had never ordered anything on Amazon.com. Oliver Daemen, an 18-year-old physics student, accompanied Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos and 82-year-old …

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Pilgrimages during the Great Mortality

By Dorsey Armstrong, Ph.D., Purdue University Of all the religious practices during the Great Mortality, one of the most common was the pilgrimage. It was widespread throughout the medieval world before the arrival of the plague. It was common practice for people to go to a town where the church …

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Brisbane selected to host 2032 Olympic Games | New

Brisbane was officially awarded the rights to organize the 2032 Olympic Games following a vote by member countries of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Tokyo. The move means the event will return to Australia for the third time. With the Australian city being the only candidate city still in …

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Italian connections promised by the new national airline

“Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful” – Warren Buffett’s take on investing is well known. The “sage of Omaha” celebrates daring when others are careful. But I imagine the $ 100 billion (£ 73 billion) businessman didn’t have Italian aviation in mind. Alitalia, you …

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