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Oct 4, 2013

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Painting robot sparks 'what is art?' debate

German scientists have built an artistic robot which can paint impressionist landscapes, portraits and still-lifes. But are David the robot’s paintings more than the sum of his parts?

The Local

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Hunting for Corpses: Vultures Lured Back to Germany

Vultures are slowly returning to Germany, driven out long ago by an unwelcoming populace. At the behest of conservationists, loosened "carcass regulations" in Europe have made the search for food less daunting -- but some still wonder if the birds will be able to survive.

Spiegel Online



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