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NEOM’s dramatic downsize ambitious project shrinks

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Saudi Arabia’s NEOM project, initially envisioned as a 105-mile linear city, has been drastically scaled back to 1.5 miles, resembling more of a dot than a line.

In planning Neom spans 26,500 km2 (10,200 sq mi) with diverse regions, featuring a floating industrial complex, a global trade hub, tourist resorts, and a linear city fueled by renewable energy sources.

Despite setbacks, NEOM’s confinement to the digital realm offers a silver lining—a potential future where megalomaniacal projects exist solely in virtual spaces.

In other news, British passengers on a SunExpress flight to Turkey quickly depleted all onboard alcohol within 25 minutes, highlighting unique passenger behaviour challenges for airlines.

Amazon’s covert tactics through Big River, attending competitor conferences incognito and gathering intel, underscore its competitive edge.

Meanwhile, a rural Colorado school district’s attempt to ban smartphones faced parental pushback, sparking a broader debate about technology in education.

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China conducts ‘punishment’ war games near Taiwan

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China initiated military ‘punishment’ exercises in the waters surrounding Taiwan in response to the newly inaugurated President Lai Ching-te.

These drills come amid escalating tensions in the region, with Beijing asserting its sovereignty over Taiwan, denouncing the inauguration of President Lai Ching-te and labelling this one of several “separatist acts”, as reported by Reuters.

These military manoeuvres are seen as a show of force and a warning to Taiwan and its supporters against any moves perceived as challenging China’s territorial claims.

President Lai has repeatedly offered talks with China but has been rebuffed.

He says only Taiwan’s people can decide their future, and rejects Beijing’s sovereignty claims.

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Apple Music’s controversial top 10 albums of all time

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Apple Music has released its highly anticipated “100 Best Albums of All Time” list, with the top 10 rankings causing a bittersweet symphony of destruction for some music lovers.

The list was curated by a panel of experts and based on various factors including cultural impact, critical acclaim, and commercial success, with the aim to celebrate the most influential and timeless albums across genres.

As reported by the official Apple Music Newsroom blog post, the top ten best albums of all time are the following:

10. Lemonade (2016), Beyoncé

9. Nevermind (1991), Nirvana 

8. Back to Black (2006), Amy Winehouse

7. good kid, m.A.A.d city (2012), Kendrick Lamar

6. Songs in the Key of Life (1976), Stevie Wonder

5. Blonde (2016), Frank Ocean

4. Purple Rain (1984), Prince & The Revolution

3. Abbey Road (1969), The Beatles

2. Thriller (1982), Michael Jackson

1. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998), Lauryn Hill

In other news, Apple recently became the first company to hit a $3 trillion stock market value, before falling just below that milestone, as reported by Reuters.

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Essential daily protein needs for better health

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Protein is a fundamental macronutrient essential for various bodily functions, including muscle repair, enzyme production, and immune system support.

Daily protein requirements can vary significantly based on factors such as activity levels, age, and gender.

To help unpack this topic, Kate Save from BeFitFood joins to share her key insights. #featured

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