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Vivendi, owner of Havas, Canal+, embraces web3 with new appointment – Ledger Insights – blockchain for enterprise

Earlier this week, Vivendi Group announced its first Vice President of Web 3.0, Fabien Aufrechter. The French group owns film and TV company Canal+ and big six global advertising agency Havas, amongst other publishing and gaming interests. “Following a hackathon attended by experts from all our businesses, we identified major projects within the metaverse, leveraging our intellectual properties, […]

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DNA, genealogy led to arrest in Phoenix canal murders case

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — The key to arresting Bryan Patrick Miller for the Phoenix canal murders was his DNA and last name. That is according to the genetic genealogist credited with helping solve the case. Colleen Fitzpatrick was trained as a nuclear physicist. But ten years ago, she was toying with the idea of using […]

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Land & Water strengthens relationship with Canal & River Trust

Land & Water has been awarded a place on the Non Complex, Canal & River Trust CEC Framework in three regions for a four year term. The regions are Wales and South West, London and South East and East Midlands. Land & Water has worked with Canal & River Trust for over 20 years now, […]

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Fury as ‘idiot’ tourists surf on Venice canal – Mayor offers ‘free dinner’ for identifying

Luigi Brugnaro, Venice’s mayor, shared a video of two tourists surfing on one of Venice’s canals. The mayor said he wanted to “punish” the rulebreakers. Brugnaro tweeted: “Here are two overbearing idiots who make a mockery of the City. “I ask everyone to help us identify them to punish them even if our weapons are […]

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Science

Arnold Irrigation District conservation projects close to approval, district manager says

Arnold Irrigation District conservation projects close to approval, district manager says The Bulletin Source link

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Science

These beautiful floating homes are actually made of cardboard

Rotterdam, home to Europe’s largest port, has a space problem. The whole of the Netherlands, in fact, is pretty small and as its cities continue to boom, urban planners are grappling with how to expand them. One company, Wikkelboat, has an idea: tiny floating homes made from cardboard. Yes, you read that right. Cardboard and […]

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Health

Forensic genealogist who cracked “Baby Holly” case solved Phoenix Canal Murders case

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A cold case cracked – “Baby Holly” was found alive after more than 40 years. Her parents were murdered in the early 80s, and she went missing. Now Arizona’s Family has learned her mysterious whereabouts led to Arizona and how the genealogist whose team cracked the case is no stranger to […]

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Ukraine Live Updates: Restoring Rail Links and Canal, Russia Seeks to Cement ‘Land Bridge’ in South

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — Just to enter Sievierodonetsk, Ukrainian soldiers run a gantlet of Russian artillery shells zeroed in on the only access route: a bridge littered with the burned husks of cars and trucks that didn’t make it. And once inside the city in eastern Ukraine, the focus of both armies for the past several […]

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Victims of light aircraft crash in Rotterdam canal were from Norway – DutchNews.nl

Police used a sonar boat to try to locate the wreckage. Photo: ANP/HH/Jeffrey Groeneweg The two people who died when a light aircraft ditched in a canal near Rotterdam were from Norway, Norwegian media reported on Tuesday. Dutch police would not confirm a report by broadcaster NRK that the victims were an adult and a […]

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Travel

Rage as Venice vandalised and tourists caught swimming nude in canal – ‘they must pay!’

While Venice’s canals might look inviting, the water is dirty and is often used as a sewage system. Tourists might notice the occasional bad smell in the air when taking a gondola ride or crossing a bridge. In 2020, two tourists were fined 400 euros (£383) each after they were caught swimming in the canals. […]