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How China is radically reinventing urban architecture to go green
Mashable

China is a land of contrasts. The rural parts of the country are known for beautiful, green expanses. China’s cities are breathtaking in a more literal sense. It’s common to see people on the streets wearing face masks to avoid breathing dangerously polluted … more…

#7 on the Franchise 500: Planet Fitness Plans to Dominate the Fitness World
Entrepreneur.com

The #7 company on our Franchise 500 list has learned exactly what its customers want -- and how to deliver. more…

Which Franchise is Right For You? Follow These Steps
Entrepreneur.com

In this excerpt from The Franchisee Handbook, by iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert, learn how to narrow the field to boost your chances of success more…

To Make 1-800-Got-Junk A Success, Its Founder Had To Rethink Everything (Including Himself)
Entrepreneur.com

1-800-Got-Junk was a runaway success, so much so that founder Brian Scudamore didn't know how else to grow. So he considered: what other services do my customers need? more…

Opinion: The Case for Using Fintech to Fund Your Next Company
Entrepreneur.com

Tokenization through blockchain technology offers a compelling alternative to the traditional fundraising process. more…

NEB rejects Burnaby request - BC News - castanet.net
Castanet.net

NEB rejects Burnaby request - BC News castanet.net NEB rejects Burnaby’s request to halt Trans Mountain work at pipeline terminals CityNews Vancouver National Energy Board rejects Burnaby's bid to stop work at Trans Mountain pipeline terminal CBC.ca NEB rejec… more…

A Dutch electrician's murder raises issues of trust in Iran
The Guardian (AU)

A spate of overseas hit jobs that is believed to have been on Tehran’s orders is unlikely to be ignored by the US Ali Motamed’s wife had become accustomed to making excuses for her 56-year-old husband. Call-outs for his work as an electrician at the Dutch fir… more…

Scottish shopping centre up for sale with reserve price of £1
The Guardian (AU)

Plight of the Postings in Kirkcaldy shows crisis facing bricks-and-mortar retailers It’s the kind of price tag usually associated with discount stores such as Poundland, but an entire Scottish shopping centre is to go under the hammer with a reserve price of … more…

Meet the Major Candidates Running for President in 2020
Time

More than 450 candidates have already registered with the Federal Election Commission to run for president in 2020. The election is still more than 600 days away, but the Democratic playing field is already looking crowded. Here are the people officially runn… more…

It’s Time for Lindsey Graham to Lead Republicans in Calling for the President’s Removal
Slate.com

If Donald Trump instructed his attorney Michael Cohen to lie under oath to Congress about planning a Trump real estate development in Moscow in the midst of the presidential campaign, he is almost certainly a felon. As attorney general nominee William Barr te… more…

Return of the Impeach-O-Meter: Wow, So This Really Might Happen After All
Slate.com

The Impeach-O-Meter is a wildly subjective and speculative daily estimate of the likelihood that Donald Trump leaves office before his term ends, whether by being impeached (and convicted ) or by resigning under threat of same. more…

Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow deal with Putin
Boingboing.net

“Trump received 10 personal updates from Michael Cohen and encouraged a planned meeting with Vladimir Putin,” says reporter Jason Leopold. more…

Multiple Sources Have Reportedly Told Mueller That Trump Personally Directed Michael Cohen to Lie to Congress About Moscow Tower Project
Slate.com

President Trump personally directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the extent of his negotiations to build Trump Tower Moscow, BuzzFeed News reported Thursday, a revelation that could put Trump in serious legal jeopardy for obstruction of justice. Buz… more…

See this eerie ghost town of castles, created by Turkey’s recession
Fastcompany.com

Empty houses are a familiar sight in countries where economic recession has kneecapped booming real estate development. But few look as Gothic as these. In Las Vegas, it was row after row of foreclosed tract homes. In Spain, it was sprawling housing projects … more…

The Racial Wealth Gap Could Become a 2020 Litmus Test
Theatlantic.com

With black votes in the balance in the Democratic primary, would-be candidates are already developing aggressive policies to target inequality. more…

Art of Unix Programming by Eric Steven Raymond Reformatted by Martin Tournoij
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Why are Toronto Wolfpack buying into a rugby league club in London?
The Guardian (AU)

Toronto Wolfpack’s first league match was a 76-0 win over London Skolars in 2017. Now they are investing in the club By Gavin Willacy for No Helmets Required In 2015, Super League could feature not just Toronto and Toulouse but also New York, Boston, Philadel… more…

10-year challenge: how did Donald Trump's top team look a decade ago?
The Guardian (AU)

Kellyanne Conway was a calendar model, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner were newlyweds and Mick Mulvaney was planning to open a Mexican restaurant It’s not clear who started it, or why the rather banal social media challenge has taken off, but the last two days… more…

Trump's Michael Cohen Nightmare Is Just Getting Started
Vice News

The president's trusted old friend has him closer than ever to impeachment—and he's not going away. more…

These Are the 30 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies on Netflix
Vice News

Beyond 'Avengers: Infinity War,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,' 'Black Panther,' and 'Thor: Ragnarok,' there are a couple dozen great nerd films in the streaming giant's archive. more…