Jan. 22nd, 2017

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Jan. 22nd, 2017 03:45 pm
redfiona99: (Thinking)
Still late, still August, still mostly Olympic

Miscellaneous:

The key to building a data science portfolio that will get you a job - https://www.dataquest.io/blog/build-a-data-science-portfolio/

The top-secret tortoise sanctuary of Madagascar - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-37035238

Lonnie Johnson: The father of the Super Soaker - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37062579

The Art of Departure - It was like a wedding, where the bride dies at the end. - https://medium.com/@kestrin/the-art-of-departure-1afa120636c5#.d3ctnzbki

On ‘Going Away’ - https://medium.com/@boobsradley/on-going-away-50e083d4a2cc#.cx42kgu6z

Why do more women than men go to university? - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-37107208

'I found my dad on Facebook' - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-36287752

Photography:

How a photographer snapped that brilliant photo of Usain Bolt - http://mashable.com/2016/08/15/usain-bolt-photo-explained/#jyU1cR.4Gmq2

Politics:

Who was Theresa May's political hero Joseph Chamberlain? - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37053114

Sport:

Rio 2016: Support as China's Fu Yuanhui breaks period taboo - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-37081669

Cycling:

Inside British Cycling's Manchester 'Medals Factory' - http://news.sky.com/story/inside-british-cyclings-manchester-medals-factory-10540898

Football:

Steaua Bucharest’s Manchester City tifo sabotaged by rivals in incredible prank - http://lebuzz.eurosport.co.uk/viral/picture-steaua-bucharests-manchester-city-tifo-sabotaged-by-rivals-in-incredible-prank-17783/

What the UEFA Champions League changes mean and how they happened - http://www.espnfc.co.uk/blog/marcotti-musings/62/post/2930404/uefa-champions-league-structural-changes-as-explained-by-gab-marcotti

Olympics:

Gold for Bolt, the women's marathon and Whitlock on the floor: Rio 2016, day nine – in pictures - https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2016/aug/15/gold-for-usain-bolt-the-womens-marathon-and-max-whitlock-on-the-floor-rio-2016-day-nine-in-pictures

From hammer time to a flying fist: Rio 2016, day 10 – in pictures - https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2016/aug/16/from-hammer-time-to-a-flying-fist-rio-2016-day-10-in-pictures

Gold for Trott and Kenny, the men's swimming marathon, Simone Biles on the floor: Rio 2016, day 11 – in pictures - https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2016/aug/17/rio-2016-day-11-in-pictures

Rio Olympics 2016: US and NZ runners help each other - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-37102355 Or what the Olympic spirit actually looks like.

Rio 2016: Does John Major deserve credit for Team GB's success? - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37085873

Rio 2016: Usain Bolt, Wayde van Niekerk and Team GB shine on 'impossible' night - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/37080632

Rio Olympics 2016: How Max Whitlock made his teenage dream reality - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/37080602

Higher, faster, farther: doping at the Summer Olympics - https://www.statnews.com/2016/08/16/doping-summer-olympics/?s_campaign=tw&utm_content=buffer9cc9d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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