Η Νέα Υόρκη μπορεί να πλήττεται συχνά από πλημμύρες δείχνει έρευνα

ΝΕΑ ΥΟΡΚΗ. Εντός των επόμενων τριών δεκαετιών, οι πλημμύρες που χτυπούσαν την περιοχή της πόλης της Νέας Υόρκης μόνο μια φορά κάθε 500 χρόνια θα μπορούν να συμβαίνουν κάθε πέντε χρόνια, σύμφωνα με νέα επιστημονική μελέτη που δημοσιεύθηκε μόλις λίγες ημέρες πριν την πέμπτη επέτειο του Superstorm Sandy.

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Historic Street Lighting Museum – Los Angeles, California – Atlas Obscura

Taking a trip to the Department of Public Works may not sound exciting, but for lovers of noir, history, and architecture, visiting the hidden Street Light Museum run by the Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting is an illuminating experience.

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Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy protection in US – BBC News

The once dominant toy retailer has struggled against larger rivals such as Amazon and Walmart.

Toys ‘R’ Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada as it attempts to restructure its debts.

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IBM and MIT Bet That Materials and Quantum Advances Will Supercharge AI – MIT Technology Review

A new center at MIT could advance artificial intelligence and help IBM reestablish itself as a leader in the field.

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Hurricane scientists have never seen an image like this before — Quartz

For the first time in modern history, three hurricanes in the Atlantic are lined up in the most dangerous of ways, according to Eric Blake, a hurricane specialist at the National Hurricane Center.

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Car thief did not expect woman to do this – BBC News

Car thief did not expect woman to do this

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For $650,000, you could own this Maine lighthouse — plus the island it’s on – The Boston Globe

A private island and historic lighthouse is for sale in Maine.

Blue Hill Bay Lighthouse is located on Green Island off the coast of Brooklin, Maine, and offers 360-degree oceanfront views and white sand beaches.

The white clapboard lightkeeper’s cottage was built in 1856…

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Two pictures of a father taking his son to school and college have everyone very emotional right now | indy100

This tweet showing the first day of Kindergarten and the first day of college has gone viral. Charles Brockman III, from Texas, America posted the tweet and two acompanying pictures on Sunday evening. It shows him with his father, side by side, walking to his first day at kindergarten, and years later to college at Mississippi State.

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