Missing Nigerian masterpiece sells for £1.2m at auction

Ben Enwonwu’s “Tutu” became a symbol of reconciliation after the Nigerian-Biafran conflict.

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2018 Nissan Armada Review: Big, Thirsty, and Sales Are Through the Roof

Even by large SUV standards, the Nissan Armada casts a giant footprint. A 2017 redesign that carries over virtually unchanged for 2018 more than doubled the big guy’s sales. If you’re doing a lot of carpooling, towing a boat, or taking long trips — kids in travel sports, for instance — it’s not a bad…

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Massive Solar Flares Diminish Chance of Finding Life on Proxima Centauri

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Ever since we found an exoplanet around the nearest star from Earth, there’s been intense interest in whether it could host life. Today’s news points in the opposite direction.

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New SanDisk microSD Cards Are Faster Than Your Phone Can Handle

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Ever since Android and iOS hit the market, the ability to add additional storage capacity has been a fundamental difference between them. Many Android devices (though not all) offer a microSD slot with the option to add a variable amount of storage. iPhones categorically don’t. Over time, Android has moved towards integrating additional storage as…

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