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Star Citizen Now Selling $50 and $100 Land Grants in Further Feature Creep

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Roberts Space Industries, the developer behind the long-and-still-awaited Star Citizen, has announced it now offers players the opportunity to buy a land-claim license to help fund development. For $ 50 or $ 100, you can buy the rights to a 4km-by-4km lot or an 8km-by-8km estate, respectively. That’s enough to raise eyebrows, given Star Citizen has already raised $ 168 million since its Kickstarter campaign began. But the situation gets even stranger as you dig…

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Transfer gossip: Ibrahimovic in new Man United talks, De Gea and Courtois on Real Madrid's radar, Chelsea to land Juventus star

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Thursday’s newspapers… Zlatan Ibrahimovic is to start talks with Jose Mourinho over new deal to keep the Swede at Old Trafford into next season. The 36-year-old forward, who returned from nearly seven months out through injury against Watford on Tuesday, was reportedly looking for a lucrative move to the United States. However, after such a long spell out of action, he has arranged talks with the manager in the new year to see about an extension to a 12-month deal signed in August. (The…

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Languishing in luxury land: three reasons why Oroton failed as a fashion brand

I’ve had three Oroton bags in my life. The first one, given to me by my grandmother, is still in its box. In the 1970s, I am sure it was the height of fashion, with its white metallic mesh outer and silver clasp. My second was a smart shoulder bag, black, with the unmistakable “O” ring on one of the straps.  Finally, in the early 2000s, a boy trying to win my heart bought me a black clutch for Christmas with a nifty chain that you pulled that activated the…

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'Smoke smell' forces flights to land at UK airports

A number of flights to UK airports have been forced to land or divert following reports of “smoke smells”. Precautionary landings been reported from flights travelling to Dublin, Manchester, Liverpool and Jersey. Liverpool John Lennon Airport said the smells appeared to be connected with “atmospheric conditions”. Airlines British Airways, Easyjet and Auringy have all confirmed that the reports of smells on their flights have been linked to weather conditions. A spokesman for John Lennon Airport said there were three similar “precautionary landings”, following reports of smells in the cockpit of…

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Focus: Do’s and dont’s in visiting the holy land, Israel

Each country has their own rules that are acknowledged and followed by the local people. These rules and laws preserve their traditions, cultures, beliefs and social peace. One of these countries is Israel. As a Holy Land, Israel promises a lot of great places, from cultural heritage to religious heritage. As a tourist, one must learn the do’s and don’ts when visiting Israel. THE DOS 1. Do learn a little of the local language. Learn how to say the local greetings, at the very least. Through this, you can connect…

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These Massive Land Art Constructions Are Actually Ancient Fishing Weirs

Flying above the straits of Taiwan, you may see something strange: a massive set of curved lines running along the shore forming two hearts nestled together. And you’ll notice others as well—570 of these constructions dot the coast in the Penghu area. Though reminiscent of artistic earthworks, these stunning structures are actually ancient tidal fish traps, used for centuries in Taiwan to feed the local community. The most famous of these traps, the Twin-Heart Weir, has become one of the most photographed destinations in Taiwan, particular for couples, and though originally built…

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Juventus plan to make €10m move for Emre Can in January after failing to land Liverpool star in summer window

Emre Can is still yet to sign a new contract at Liverpool Friday, September 1, 2017 Juventus will return with a fresh approach of €10million (£9.2m) for Liverpool star Emre Can in January. The Italian champions reportedly failed with a deadline day offer of £23m for the midfielder after chasing him all summer. The Germany international has a year to run on his current deal and he is so far refusing to pen an extension. If Can continues to reject a new deal then January will be the final time Liverpool…

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