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Who is this guy, Steve Darcis?

  Now known as the giant killer who led to Rafael Nadal's exit in the first round from Wimbledon.   Who is he? 29 years old Country-Belgium Highest ATP Ranking- 44 Current ATP Ranking- 135 2008- defeated Robin Soderling in an ATP event final 2011- defeated Michael Llodra in 1st rd of French Open 2011- defeated Nikolay… Continue reading Who is this guy, Steve Darcis?

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Dr. Amar Bose gifts Bose Corporation to MIT

Dr. Amar Bose, founder of the Bose Corporation, has gifted his alma mater the majority shareholding in his corporation. The university will receive annual dividends to further education and research. Dr. Bose received his degrees at MIT and taught there until 2001. Dr. Bose received his bachelor’s, masters’ and doctorate degree from the university. His… Continue reading Dr. Amar Bose gifts Bose Corporation to MIT

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Superman threatens to renounce US citizenship

After years of declaring he stood for "truth, justice and the American way," Superman has provoked the ire of rightwingers by threatening to renounce his US citizenship. In the latest issue of Action Comics, which went on sale on Wednesday, the Man of Steel decides to take the step after he intervenes in a protest… Continue reading Superman threatens to renounce US citizenship

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Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book on cancer, ‘The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer,’ has won the 2011 Pulitzer prize

Indian-American physician Siddhartha Mukherjee's acclaimed book on cancer, 'The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer,' has won the prestigious 2011 Pulitzer prize in the general non-fiction category. According to the Pulitzer citation, the book by the New York-based cancer physician and researcher is "an elegant inquiry, at once clinical and personal, into the… Continue reading Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book on cancer, ‘The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer,’ has won the 2011 Pulitzer prize

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Valentino Rossi endorses Oakley

Rossi has joined the Oakley family as a brand ambassador. He said: "I chose to work with Oakley because they share my ambitious nature. Their focus on technology and innovation is what makes the quality of Oakley products so exceptional." Rossi currently endorses Oakley's holbrook Sunglasses, and is working with the company to design the… Continue reading Valentino Rossi endorses Oakley