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The Jobs That Are Most Threatened By Technology

If history repeats itself, most of us won’t have to worry about technology killing off our jobs. For a century and a half, computers, machines and robots have created more jobs than they have destroyed, according to new research published this week. Economists at Deloitte studied employment records in England …

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Enguri HPP’s Arched Dam Granted Cultural Heritage Status

Enguri HPP

Georgia’s Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection granted status of cultural heritage to the dam of the Enguri Hydroelectric power station on Thursday, which is among the tallest concrete arch dams in the world, with height of 271 m, and is located partially on the territory of breakaway Abkhazia. The …

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Unique Writings Found in Georgia May Change World History

Grakliani Hill

A unique discovery has been made in Georgia that experts believe could change world history. An unidentified piece of writing found by an archeological expedition from Georgia’s State University at Grakliani Hill, in the eastern Kaspi region, confirmed the existence of the written language on Georgian territory 2,700 years ago. …

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Saperavi Finds a Home in Central Pennsylvania

saferavi

Fero Vineyards and Winery in Lewisburg specialize in European grape varieties. One that has found a home is Saperavi, the most common black grape from the country Georgia. Chuck and Daneen Zaleski, owners, sourced Saperavi vines from the descendants of Dr. Konstantin Frank. Years prior to coming to the United …

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Tsipras Resigns and Calls Snap Elections

Alexis-Tsipras-resigns

“I’m putting everything I’ve done [in the past seven months] to the judgment of the Greek people,” Mr Tsipras said. His move makes way for the appointment of an interim administration to oversee an election likely to be held on September 20, officials said. Fresh elections — called on the …

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Which Countries Produce the Most Waste?

Waste managment

The amount of urban waste being produced is growing faster than the rate of urbanisation, according to the World Bank’s report What a Waste: A Global Review of Solid Waste Management. By 2025 there will be 1.4 billion more people living in cities worldwide, with each person producing an average …

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New Fruit Processing Factory Opens in Georgia

A new fruit processing factory opened in Georgia today that will benefit the country’s agriculture sector, support the economy, employ the local population and increase the country’s export capacity. With state co-financing, Kakhetian Traditional Winemaking opened its second fruit processing factory in Keda village in Georgia’s western Adjara region. The …

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Emma Watson Calls for Equality in Fashion Industry

A year after launching her gender equality #HeforShe movement, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson has issued an outspoken plea to end racism and sexism in the fashion industry. The British actress has brought her campaign together with Vogue magazine in a video entitled “Fashion on Gender Equality: A Conversation with Emma Watson”. …

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Health Benefits of Scary Movies

Have you watched a horror movie alone? At night? .. maybe you watch it even with group of your friends or perhaps you generally dislike scary movies. Some people enjoy watching some surreal, supernatural events that we don’t face everyday in our real life. Like other genre of movies romance, …

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Crime Rate Drops in Georgia

Crime

The number of crimes committed in Georgia is decreasing. Today the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) released crime statistics for the country for the period January-July 2015, which showed fewer crimes were committed in the first seven months of this year than in the same period of 2014. Between January …

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China Is In the Midst Of its Biggest Crisis in Decades

Last week was an eventful one for China. First, the People’s Bank of China shocked the financial world when it cut the yuan’s reference rate against the U.S. dollar by nearly 2 percent, leading to a greater than 2 percent drop in the value of the yuan in offshore trading. The …

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UN: There are 92.2 Men For Every 100 Women in Georgia

Overall, there are slightly more men than women in the world. According to United Nations estimates for 2015, there are 101.8 men for each 100 women, with the number of men rising gradually each year since 1960. But a map by the  Pew Research Center with the latest U.N. data clearly shows that men …

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