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This Animation Shows You Exactly How Many Internet Cables Are Under The Ocean

September 7, 2015 | by Danielle Andrew

photo credit: Internet cables around the U.S and Central America. Screen grab of Business Insider's YouTube video.

Ever wondered how the internet is received all around the world? 

While few of us still connect directly via an ethernet cable thanks to the invention of Wi-Fi, the internet is still delivered around the world through cables, most of which are deep below the sea, as this video by the Business Insider shows.

This undersea cable network stretches 885,000 kilometers (550,000 miles) – enough to circle the globe an astonishing 22 times. 

It weaves all over the Earth transmitting 99% of international data, sharing everything from the best pie recipe to the latest trades on the world's stock exchanges.

Lilian Tintori: Diosdado Cabello reconoció en mi casa que Leopoldo es inocente

Lilian Tintori: Diosdado Cabello dijo en mi casa que Leopoldo es inocente (Video)

on septiembre 7, 2015 12:55 pm .

Publicado en: Actualidad, Nacionales

“El mismo Diosdado Cabello, el 14 de febrero de 2014, dijo en mi casa que Leopoldo López es inocente”,expresó Lilian Tintori, esposa del coordinador nacional de Voluntad Popular.

En rueda de prensa, Tintori manifestó que López está “claro y fuerte” con cualquier escenario que se pueda presentar al momento que le sea dictada la sentencia. 

“Por más que uno quiera creer en la justicia, oímos medios de comunicación y voceros del gobierno condenando a Leopoldo”.

Asimismo, reiteró la lucha por la libertad de los presos políticos.“Soñamos con la mejor Venezuela, dentro y fuera de la cárcel”. 


MEET MELANIA TRUMP: The 5'11" supermodel married to Donald Trump

Aly Weisman, INSIDER

Sep. 2, 2015, 3:28 PM 

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

While Donald Trump loves to be the center of media attention, his third and current wife, Melania Trump, is a bit more camera shy.

The Slovenian-born model keeps a lower profile than her husband, doing philanthropy work, raising their son, working on a jewelry collection with QVC, and creating a $150-an-ounce caviar moisturizer.

With Trump on the campaign trail, Melania has stoically stood by his side.

But who exactly is Melania and where did she come from? Learn about Trump's other half here ...

Melania Knauss was born April 26, 1970, in Slovenia.


The 5'11" brunette began her modeling career at 16, and signed with a modeling agency in Milan at 18.

Chris Hondros/Newsmakers via Getty

She took a break from modeling to get her degree in design and architecture at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia.



But after graduating, her modeling career took off and Me…


Barricadas militares apuntan a un cierre inminente de la frontera con Colombia por el Zulia


Lunes, Septiembre 7, 2015

Este viernes, a través de las redes sociales un cúmulo de usuarios reportó la implementación de barricadas en la zona fronteriza que comparten Venezuela y Colombia, en La Guajira.

Vea también: "Santos tiene una camisa de fuerza que le impuso la oligarquía mediática": Maduro a Santos por crisis en la frontera

Habitantes de la zona denunciaron también movimientos militares inusuales, y al menos una fotografía fue subida a Twitter dando cuenta de la barricada que, según algunos, fue puesta en la vía por funcionarios de la Guardia venezolana.

Francisco Arias Cárdenas, gobernador del estado Zulia, ratificó que apoyaría cualquier decisión que tome el jefe de Estado con respecto a la zona fronteriza de la entidad para evitar el delito de contrabando de extracción que afecta a la población.

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Labor Day's a fine time to reflect on how few vacation days you have--but do you take all you get?

Have you taken all your vacation days? Here's how your time off, including holidays, stacks up with other countries. (Raoul Ranoa / Los Angeles Times)


Labor Day, a holiday dedicated to working people, is the right day to think about--what else?--being away from work and getting out to see the world.

In other words, it's time to check on how many vacation days you have left this year -- and where you're going.

In America, paid vacation time isn't legally required, but it is in many other countries. 

Europe, for example, leads the pack of the world's richest nations when it comes to guaranteed time off with an average of 20 days of paid vacation each year.

President Obama bicycles with his daughter, Malia, while on vacation in August on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. (Susan Walsh / Associated Press

Workers in France get a whopping 30 days followed by Britain with 28 days. 

Austria's work force gets 25 days off as do Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finlan…