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Dutch teen astronaut tells Jeff Bezos on space flight that he’s never shopped on Amazon

Belief Dutchies to be controversial about companies. Oliver Daemen, the Dutch 18-year-old that went into house with Jeff Bezos, admitted to the Amazon CEO that he has by no means bought something from the billion-dollar firm. I wager that was an ungainly ten minutes — which was the full length of the flight. Daemen nonchalantly […]

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Hydrangea thieves on the loose — more than just pretty flowers

The hydrangea season is in full bloom, and folks appear to be appreciating them for extra than simply their aesthetic worth. A rising variety of hydrangea thefts has been reported, because the vegetation are believed to supply an affordable excessive. The Paulides household in Houten skilled such theft firsthand once they had their neatly laid-out […]

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Climate change is threatening Europe’s wine flavour and the Netherlands is benefitting from it

Once we discuss local weather change, we frequently discuss excessive climate and the direct results they’ve on the earth, people, animals, and so forth. Floods brought on by rising sea ranges, cities operating out of water, excessive heatwaves, and so forth. Nonetheless, there are nonetheless many results of local weather change that we don’t instantly […]

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World’s first 3D-printed bridge made entirely of steel is opened in Amsterdam

Following an in depth interval of testing, the 3D-printed bridge connecting the quays of Oudezijds Achterburgwal in Amsterdam’s Pink Mild District was opened by Queen Maxima on Thursday, July 15. We all know what you’re considering, Queen Maxima within the Pink Mild District… The Gemeente Amsterdam studies that the bridge, which was first seen at […]

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Mummies… in the Netherlands? Friesland’s bizarre find

Whether or not you wish to uncover one thing new within the Netherlands, discover mummies with out travelling to Egypt, or just boost your summer season stay-cation, Mummiekelder — situated within the province of Friesland — is the answer. Friesland is what often involves thoughts when one thinks of the Elfstedentocht. Situated up north on […]

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“Help I’ve been kidnapped” note sparks highway pursuit by Dutch police

The Dutch police have been on excessive alert this Saturday afternoon when a motorcyclist noticed a notice on the window of a automotive which learn “assist, I’ve been kidnapped.” The motorcyclist determined to observe the automotive with two adults and two younger youngsters alongside the A6 freeway till police automobiles might take over the chase. […]

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Flying away from your problems: over 50 pre-orderers for Dutch-designed flying car

No, this isn’t the plot from Again to the Future. Final yr, Dutch firm PAL-V invented a flying automobile that was cleared for highway (or air) use. Now, greater than 50 of those fashions have been ordered. Fortunately, we’ll have to attend a little bit longer for visitors jams within the sky, as the primary […]

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Mysterious boulder found on Dutch road: what is it? and where did it come from?

Final night time, cops in Zeist obtained a report {that a} two by 4 meter boulder had been found on the street in Oranje Nassaulaan in Zeist. Properly, a minimum of they thought it was a boulder. After the dispatch heart for Police Central Netherlands obtained the weird report, the police investigated, and certain sufficient […]

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New neighbours: Dutch farmer films exotic golden jackal on camera

No, it’s not a werewolf, however nonetheless, don’t rush over to scratch its stomach. Final week, a farmer in Groningen noticed a golden jackal on his land. The species originates from Asia however has been transferring in the direction of the Netherlands for a while now. Apparently, this isn’t the primary time a jackal has […]

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Pitter-patter of not so little steps: baby elephant is born in Rotterdam zoo

If you consider springtime child animals, it’s possible you’ll consider fluffy little chicks, or child goats wobbling by their first few steps. The Blijdorp zoo has been blessed with a barely larger bundle of pleasure this week because it welcomes a child elephant to the Netherlands. Final night time, mama elephant Bangka gave start to […]

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