Every series needs a strong leader

Every series needs a strong leader

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Vince Gilligan was showrunner of . for five seasons Breaking Bad . His series about a drug-cooking chemistry teacher became one of the best-received TV productions of all time, but making it did not

Documentary about friendship Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X keeps Nation of Islam from the wind

Documentary about friendship Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X keeps Nation of Islam from the wind

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In most of the photos, Malcolm X looked serious, but when he took a picture with boxing champion Muhammad Ali, he smiled. The two friends came under a lot of pressure in the grim 1960s for speaking

Disinformation via Facebook also threatens the public debate in the Netherlands

Disinformation via Facebook also threatens the public debate in the Netherlands

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With a name change, the company behind Facebook hopes for less negative attention for Facebook itself and more for ‘metaverse’, the successor to the internet. But Facebook isn’t just an image

Big Tech’s image is being hit, money is pouring in

Big Tech’s image is being hit, money is pouring in

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After a new quarter full of record figures, the distance between the top and the bottom of the American business community has widened again. Facebook, Alphabet and Microsoft released resounding

Weekly rhythms occur everywhere in nature

Weekly rhythms occur everywhere in nature

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Not the Romans but the Babylonians invented the time unit ‘week’, the period of seven days of which about 52 go in a year. The Romans initially worked with eight-day blocks, the Egyptians had ten,

The miracle of the rainbow maker

The miracle of the rainbow maker

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The AW laboratory received a Rainbow Maker . Just like that. The Rainbow Maker from Kikkerland brings more qi into your home and that came in handy because according to the ancient feng shui

Colored and colorless air bubbles

Colored and colorless air bubbles

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Last week it was about an HR boiler that turned out to be unable to improve the efficiency of a gas heater. Instead of the promised 90 percent efficiency, the huge installation did not exceed 60 to

How a decline can rise

How a decline can rise

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It was probably special reporter Jan de Vries van de Volkskrant who introduced the concept of ‘faux plat’ to newspaper-readers in the Netherlands. De Vries defeated the Tour de France in the Pyrenees

Expensive wheel is barely faster

Expensive wheel is barely faster

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There are so many cyclists racing on the beautiful roads around the big city these days that the outsider can’t help but notice that they dress more and more insanely and that they ride on

The heavy expectations of green roofs

The heavy expectations of green roofs

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What would the municipality of Amsterdam understand by biodiversity? In the recent Green vision 2020-2050 the word occurs fifty times, but exactly what it is remains unclear. Everything that lives

More moisture in the English air, but relatively not

More moisture in the English air, but relatively not

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Strange discovery made this week, we will probably hear more about it. It started with the doors. Every year towards the end of the summer, the doors of the AW lab get stuck. This year again. Nobody

Coast remains safe if the earth does not warm up too much

Coast remains safe if the earth does not warm up too much

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If humans manage to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, sea level rise will remain relatively limited in the coming centuries. Adaptations are likely to be possible along most coasts. But

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