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- Elon Musk's Boring Co. lands its first paying customer, a $48.6 million contract in Las Vegas
The board of the Las Vegas Visitors and Convention Authority voted Wednesday to approve a $48.6 million contract with Musk's tunneling company.
CNBC. Thursday, 23 May 2019.
- Boring Company wins approval of $48M Las Vegas loop contract - CNET
Loop of underground tunnels will ferry passengers around new convention center.
CNET. Wednesday, 22 May 2019.
- VP visits North Carolina for convention, trade, fundraiser
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to North Carolina to celebrate the approach of next year's Republican National Convention, to visit a textile plant and to attend a political fundraiser. ...
Washington Times. Wednesday, 22 May 2019.
- Superconductor's magnetic persona unmasked
In the pantheon of unconventional superconductors, iron selenide is a rock star. But new experiments by physicists have found the material's magnetic persona to be unexpectedly mundane.
Science Daily. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- The Latest: Johnson says Biden is biggest GOP threat
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on Wisconsin Republican Party convention (all times local): 12:28 p.m. Republican U.S. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Clinical trial improves treatment of genetic rickets
A new study shows a drug to alleviate symptoms of a rare musculoskeletal condition is significantly more effective than conventional therapies.
Science Daily. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- AAHOA 2019 State of the Hotel Industry | By Kasia M. Russell & Tejal N. Patel
Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) convention welcomed nearly 9,000 attendees in what was deemed its most widely attended event in history. ...
Hsyndicate. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- CIA Recruiting Comes Out Into The Open
Under CIA Director Gina Haspel, the spy agency is reaching out in very public ways it has never done before, from social media to superhero conventions.
NPR. Monday, 13 May 2019.
- Gucci praised for using models with missing teeth in its new lipstick ads - but some aren't so sure
Italian brand Gucci split its fans on Instagram with a new lipstick campaign featuring unconventional smiles. The models used have missing or yellowing teeth - and some called the adverts 'terrifying'.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 9 May 2019.
- RICHARD KAY looks at the unlikely namesakes for Baby Sussex
If Harry and Meghan truly wish their son not to be immersed in the duties and stiff conventions of the House of Windsor, calling him Archie Harrison is a formidable start.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 9 May 2019.
- Archie has arrived: From the baby's name to the big reveal, Meghan and Harry defy royal convention
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle presented their new son, Archie, to the world today. From the name they gave him to the way they announced his birth, it's clear they're charting their own path.
CBC News. Wednesday, 8 May 2019.
- Study Shatters Preconceived Notions About Urban Vs. Rural Obesity
The conventional wisdom is that city life makes you fat and rural life keeps you trim. A new study looks at the numbers to see if that holds true.
NPR. Wednesday, 8 May 2019.
- 10 Cutting-Edge Tips To Achieve What You Want In Life And Business
Want more out of life and business? Try out these unconventional tips for a little rocket fuel for your journey.
Forbes. Friday, 3 May 2019.
- Could high-flying drones power your home one day?
How kites and drones could generate electricity to supplement conventional wind turbines.
BBC News. Thursday, 2 May 2019.
- Apple AirPods tips and tricks: How to get the most out of Apple's wireless earphones
Apple's AirPods are like Marmite: you'll either love the unconventional design or you'll hate it. Chances are if you're reading this feature, you sit in
Pocket Lint. Thursday, 2 May 2019.
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