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  • This college basketball player tried blocking a shot. Watch what he blocked instead.

    It was a standard fast break with North Central College’s Blaise Meredith chasing down Augustana’s Chrishawn Orange in a Division III college basketball game in Rock Island, Illinois. As Orange

    miamiherald
  • The Lobbyists Blocking the Doorway

    Nancy Pelosi and her new House majority face some old, determined adversaries.

    www.nytimes.com
  • Microsoft Bing blocked in China

    Microsoft’s Bing search engine has been blocked in China, rendering yet another Western internet service inaccessible to the world’s largest online population.

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  • Microsoft's Bing blocked in China

    Microsoft-owned search engine Bing has been blocked in China. "We’ve confirmed that Bing is currently inaccessible in China and are engaged to determine next steps," a Microsoft spokesperson told Mashable. The news was first reported by the Financial Times. Chinese state-owned telecommunications operator China Unicom told one of the FT's "two sources familiar with the matter" that Bing had been blocked after a government order.   SEE ALSO: China is cracking down on the country’s Twitter...

    Mashable
  • Microsoft's Bing blocked in China

    Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine has been blocked in China following a government order, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

    in.reuters.com
  • Image: Lunar building block

    This 1.5 tonne block was 3D printed from simulated lunar dust, to demonstrate the feasibility of constructing a Moon base using local materials.

    phys.org
  • The concrete blocks that once protected Britain

    Photographer Joe Pettet-Smith's pictures of the remaining sound mirrors that were once used to detect approaching enemy aircraft.

    BBC News