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Paleolithic 'escargot'

Paleolithic inhabitants of modern-day Spain may have eaten snails 10,000 years earlier than their Mediterranean neighbors, according to a study published August 20, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Javier Fernández-López de Pablo from Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social and colleagues. read more

CAS upholds suspension for cyclist Kreuziger

Czech rider Roman Kreuziger on Wednesday failed in his effort to enter the Tour of Spain after the Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld a provisional suspension amid a doping probe. The CAS said it had rejected Kreuziger's appeal, which he filed on August 5 in a last-ditch effort to join this year's edition of the Vuelta, which begins on Saturday. Show More Summary

Rebel Architecture: Al Jazeera kicked off its six-part...

Al Jazeera kicked off its six-part Rebel Architecture series with an installment on "subversive architect" Santiago Cirugeda, a man from Seville, Spain, who rehabs and occupies the architectural leftovers from his country's economic collapse—"around 500,000 new buildings lie empty"—into informal...

BirdFair: a few thoughts

I think this photo of the Andalucia Birding booth in Spain sums up what a lot of BirdFair 2014 was for me. Friends sharing ideas, business plans, great foods and maybe a drink or two. The gent in the middle with the beard is my friend...Show More Summary

European Markets Are Down, Asian Markets Are Up, Futures Are Down (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

European markets are in the red early Monday. Here's the scorecard: Britain's FTSE 100 is down 0.25%. France's CAC 40 is down 0.38%. Germany's DAX is down 0.36%. Spain's IBEX is flat. Italy's FTSE MIB is down 0.10%. Asian markets closed in the green with Japan's Nikkei up 0.03% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng up 0.15%. U.S. Show More Summary

Explore Portugal In This Scenic Hyperlapse Made By An Award Winning Timelapse Filmmaker

While on a holiday in Portugal, Spain to accept a Best Timelapse award for his incomparably brilliant Moscow Night Timelapse/Hyperlapse, Kirill Neiezhmakov, like any good photographer, seized the opportunity to create his next treasure,...Show More Summary

First Black Death mass grave found in Spain

A mass grave of victims of the Black Death, the pandemic that killed half the population of Europe when it struck in the mid-14th century, has been discovered under the sacristy of the Basilica of Saints Justo and Pastor Martyrs in Barcelona. Even though the plague hit the Mediterranean countries the hardest, this is the [...]

Spain’s ‘Guerilla Architect’ Self-Builds Amazing Low-Cost Projects in the Wake of Financial Crisis

Cirugeda's career dates back to 1996, but he is most known for his work through the practice he founded 11 years ago, Recetas Urbanas. He is particularly known for his ingenious subversion of regulations and Spain's Byzantine planning bureaucracy: he's savvy

DVD Review: Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! is one of Pedro Almodóvar’s ickiest movies

In 1988, after years of making sexually adventurous provocations that didn’t travel very far beyond Spain, Pedro Almodóvar scored a major international hit with his hyperactive farce Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown. It wasShow More Summary

5 Young NBA Stars Who Could Fill Paul George's Void Next Season

Paul George's brief stint with Team USA was cut short long before he could contribute to the club's FIBA World Cup competition in Spain. Even more tragically, he'll likely miss the NBA season ahead. A freak fast-break play translated...Show More Summary

Obert Internacional d’Escacs Igualada 2014

Obert Internacional d’Escacs Igualada 2014The Internacional Tournament d’Escacs Igualada 2014 was held on 19th August at the Teatre Municipal L’Ateneu, 08700 Igualada, Barcelona, Spain.The rapid event was completed over eight roundsShow More Summary

Open Internacional de Sants 2014

Open Internacional de Sants 2014The 16th Open Internacional de Sants, Hostafrancs & Bordeta is set to take place on 22-30th August at the Auditoridel Centre Cívic de les Cotxeres de Sants, 79 Sants St in Barcelona, Spain.The 10-round...Show More Summary

Dita Von Teese on Body Insecurities: I Replace Negative Thoughts & Never Point Out 'Flaws'

Dita Von Teese checks out a local farmer’s market with a male companion on Sunday (August 17) in Ibiza, Spain. The 41-year-old burlesque star bought some crackers and bread at the market – she also sampled some homemade soaps. “Journalists that ask me what my ‘least favorite thing’ is about my body. What is the [...]

Watch: Triple-E Leaves Port With World Record Load

On July 21, 2014, the MV Mary Maersk departed Algeciras, Spain with a world record 17,603 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), the most TEU's ever loaded onto a single vessel. The post Watch: Triple-E Leaves Port With World Record Load appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Spanish Super Cup 2014: Form Guide and Predictions for Madrid Derby 1st Leg

Spain's domestic big guns will clash for the rights to national supremacy on Tuesday when Atletico Madrid travel to face rivals Real Madrid in the first leg of this year's Spanish Super Cup. La Liga's reigning champions make the short...Show More Summary

Ebola Fear Prompts Testing in Spain

As the Ebola virus continues to take a devastating toll on West Africa, the rest of the world has begun taking extra precautions to fight the disease should it appear on their soil. Reports from the Spanish Ministry of Health suggest that at least ten, and possibly more, individuals in the country have been tested for the virus. Show More Summary

2014 USA Basketball Men's National Team schedule

Here is the upcoming schedule of exhibition games for the USA Basketball Men's National Team, as well as the preliminary round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. All times listed are Eastern:

Suarez pledges to not bite again with Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him.

Alfa Romeo planning Giulia GTA to rival M3, C63

What do you think of when you see the letters GTA? The Grand Theft Auto video game franchise? The GTA Spano supercar from Spain? Alfa Romeo enthusiasts remember it as the ultimate badge of performance from the Italian automaker, butShow More Summary

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