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Maker Faire Paris Offers 100 Hands-On Workshops and Features 800 Makers

The organizers of Maker Faire Paris have made it their mission that all attendees go home with at least one thing they made themselves. Get inspired with this teaser of exhibitors! Read more on MAKE The post Maker Faire Paris Offers 100 Hands-On Workshops and Features 800 Makers appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas(…)

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The United States and China will ratify the Paris climate change agreement

Earlier today, the United States and China announced that they would formally ratify the Paris Climate Agreement, a pivotal step towards reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. The announcement comes on the eve of the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China, after weeks of negotiations between the two countries. In a statement, President Barack Obama noted that the(…)

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Paris isn’t happy about Amazon’s one-hour delivery service

The mayor of Paris this week issued a stern warning to Amazon over its express delivery service, raising concerns over its impact on local businesses and criticizing the US company for informing authorities “only a few days” before it launched. In a press release published Sunday, the office of Mayor Anne Hidalgo called on Amazon to(…)

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Paris built the Eiffel Tower as an entrance for this extravagant 1889 event

The Eiffel Tower viewed from the Champ du Mars. Image: Aalto University To mark the 100-year anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, France held a spectacular World’s Fair, called the Exposition Universelle, in 1889. As a welcome for visitors, a colossal entrance arch was constructed near the banks of the Seine: the Eiffel Tower(…)