Duke Of Cambridge Says His Son George Realizes His Father Is ‘Futile’ At Arts And Crafts — News of Africa

  He’s recently clowned that he’s not a decent cook – now Prince Williams has conceded he’s not solid in human expressions and artworks division either. Amid an ongoing illustrious commitment at The Passage, a London philanthropy for the destitute, the 36-year-old dad-of-three was approached to help get ready for an occasional party, While being tasked… […]

Barney’s Latest Collab Goes Green With a Line of Sporty Jackets Made From Repurposed Surfing Kites — Robb Report

  The luxury retailer has teamed up with ExKite for a line of sporty, sustainable, and one-of-a-kind jackets. via Barney’s Latest Collab Goes Green With a Line of Sporty Jackets Made From Repurposed Surfing Kites — Robb Report

[Huawei Incident] Another Canadian may be missing in China — National Post

  OTTAWA — After Beijing authorities detained one Canadian citizen this week and accused him of spying, in a case many are linking to Canada’s recent arrest of a high-profile Chinese executive, a second Canadian citizen has gone missing in China and may be in trouble. During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland… […]

We Are Dressed Up in Conflict and Appropriation, Colonial Legacy — The Rotinwa Read

  The history of (West) Africa’s most famous, loved and easily identifiable fabric – the Ankara – is a book written with half-truths, missing many scripts and authored by interlopers. Their version of the story begins once upon a time, in the Netherlands where ‘African prints’ (which Ankara is sometimes also called) was first manufactured. […]

Judged “naughty or nice” determines if you are allowed on planes or trains in China

The Communist Party is watching – and punishing – many citizens of China today, and in 18 months everyone will be judged by their Social Credit – a number earned by absolute obedience to government rules, always behaving nicely, and paying your bills promptly. During the experimental period since 2015, those with low scores had […] […]

Bees wearing wireless sensors create a “living Internet of Things platform” — Sound Books

  While researchers continue attempts to build practical insect-size flying robots, engineers at the University of Washington have prototyped a backpack for real bees that outfits the insects with sensing, computing, and wireless networking capabilities. From UW News: “We decided to use bumblebees because they’re large enough to carry a tiny battery that can power […]

US officials: China poses serious national security threat — Financial Post

WASHINGTON — Cyber threats from China and its theft of intellectual property from American companies pose large economic and national security challenges for the United States, national security officials said Wednesday. Officials from the Department of Justice, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security told the Senate Judiciary Committee that China is working to… via […]

Caught Between Feuding Giants, Canada Fears Consequences by IAN AUSTEN — Focus News Agency

  By IAN AUSTEN Fulfilling an extradition request from its ally and neighbor has left Canada vulnerable to actions by China, an increasingly important export market. Published: December 12, 2018 at 12:00AM from NYT World https://ift.tt/2PzrES5 via IFTTT via Caught Between Feuding Giants, Canada Fears Consequences by IAN AUSTEN — Focus News Agency

Video Shows Group Climbing SoCal Border Fence as Hundreds of Migrants Arrive in Tijuana — KTLA

  Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday, getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to the border. Several hundred people from the caravan got off buses and made their way to a shelter […]

Tolu Akinyemi Talks About Writing From A Place Of Pain & Victory In ‘Dead Dogs Don’t Bark’

  U.K based Nigerian writer, Tolu Akinyemi is a seasoned writer with over 10 years in the global literary scene. He has healdlined multiple shows and served his audience great performances at spoken word events, poetry slams and other top literary events that inspire his huge following in the United Kingdom. With two poetry collection […]

The First “True” Word Processor Was Invented By … IBM — For Your Society

  Jay Nordlinger points me to an obituary in the New York Times a couple of days ago: Evelyn Berezin, a computer pioneer who emancipated many a frazzled secretary from the shackles of the typewriter nearly a half-century ago by building and marketing the first computerized word processor, died on Saturday in Manhattan. She was 93.… […]

[Science VS Humans] Artificial Intelligence Needs Empathy and Regulation — Fortune

  The AI revolution is upon us. Machine learning, one of key artificial intelligence technologies, has already been deployed within more companies than you would expect. As it gains even greater adoption, regulation and empathy should be at the forefront. Rana el Kaliouby, co-founder and CEO of emotional AI company Affectiva, said at Fortune’s Most Powerful… […]

Newspaper article 新聞記事: “Edo tops” made in Sendai 仙台でつくられる「江戸ごま」 — Carving Community:

  Hiroi-sensei has appeared many times in Japanese newspapers. Below is a translation of an article entitled “’Edo tops’ made in Sendai .” See the original Japanese article at the link below. 廣井先生は多数の新聞記事で特集されています。「仙台でつくられる「江戸ごま」」という記事も掲載しました。以下のリンクでアクセスできます。 Click here for the original article in Japanese. 日本語での記事はこちら。 === “Edo tops” made in Sendai These endlessly beautiful items… When you say […]

Ukraine receives €500 million EU loan — EUROPE DIPLOMATIC

  This week the European Union will release a first tranche of the EU macro financial assistance to Ukraine, European Commission Vice-President for Euro Valdis Dombrovskis wrote in his Twitter micro blog. “Today the EU disburses EUR 500 million of macro-financial assistance to Ukraine. The EU continues its strong engagement in Ukraine, and support for […]

New top story from Time: Your Brain Works Against You When You Argue With Your Significant Other — Focus News Agency

First comes love, then comes marriage (or some modern equivalent), then comes the inevitable really stupid fight you keep having over who threw whom under the carriage last time you went over to that person’s place for that thing. Spats with your significant other—there are infinite varieties—are unavoidable. But they don’t have to be so […] […]

Is THIS the moment Meghan felt her baby KICK? Duchess places PROTECTIVE hands around bump — NEWS SANTANDER

  MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their first royal baby due in Spring. But a video filmed at the British Fashion Awards appears to show the moment the Duchess of Sussex’ child kicks, sending fans into a frenzy. https://ift.tt/2UAAJOq Daily Express :: News Feed via Is THIS the moment Meghan felt her baby KICK? […]

[Tijuana Issue] Group Climbing SoCal Border Fence as Hundreds of Migrants Arrive in Tijuana — KTLA

  Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday, getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to the border. Several hundred people from the caravan got off buses and made their way to a shelter […]

Twitter bans InfoWars accounts — EUROPE DIPLOMATIC

  Twitter has permanently banned accounts of TV host Alex Jones and InfoWars from the platform, the company said in a statement. https://twitter.com/TwitterSafety/status/1037804427992686593 According to the company, Jones accounts violated the company’s rules. The ban comes weeks after Jones was banned or suspended by other major tech companies like Apple, Facebook and YouTube. “We took […]

金悦轩海鲜酒家(拱北店)Jin Yue Xuan Restaurant, Zhuhai: Cantonese Restaurant Rated Best in Zhuhai — Rubbish Eat Rubbish Grow

  金悦轩海鲜酒家(拱北店)Jin Yue Xuan Restaurant at Zhuhai is rated the best restaurant in Zhuhai. via 金悦轩海鲜酒家(拱北店)Jin Yue Xuan Restaurant, Zhuhai: Cantonese Restaurant Rated Best in Zhuhai — Rubbish Eat Rubbish Grow

A Christmas Gift Guide For All The Bright-Eyed & Bushy-Tailed Commuters! — Fashion For Lunch.

  A Christmas Gift Guide For All The Bright-Eyed & Bushy-Tailed Commuters! Hello friends! I’ve created a gift guide for all those who fabulous ladies (+gents) who rise early, battle a hefty commute and somehow arrive… The post A Christmas Gift Guide For All The Bright-Eyed & Bushy-Tailed Commuters! appeared first on Fashion For Lunch.. via […]

[Google Staff Uprise] How Does Google Treat Its Temp Workers? A Google Doc Reveals All, Report Shows — Fortune

  At Google, there are two classes of workers: full-time employees and a shadow workforce of thousands of contractors. In fact, goog Google’s Alphabet Inc. employs so many contractors that temporary hires outnumbered the company’s directly hired employees, according to a 2018 report. And now it’s being reported that an internal training document, seen by reporters… […]

Kotex erinnert sich an einige Tampons nach Berichten über “Auflösen” und “im Körper zurückgelassene Teile” — Nachrichten Welt

  Kimberly-Clark hat gestern einen freiwilligen Rückruf für einige ihrer U von Kotex-Tampons ausgesprochen. Inmitten von Berichten von Konsumenten von ihnen, die sich “enträtseln und / oder beim Entfernen auseinander gehen”, heißt es auf ihrer Website. Die Tampons, die zurückgerufen werden, sind die U von Kotex Sleek Regular Absorptioncy Tampons, die derzeit in den USA und… […]

Investors are still optimistic about Hong Kong despite US-China trade war— 3noviceschina

The investment outlook in Hong Kong remains optimistic despite tensions arising from the US-China trade war, with the number of jobs created by foreign and mainland Chinese investors hitting a record high this year, according to InvestHK. Its director general, Stephen Phillips, made the bullish forecast as the agency’s data showed that the number of […] […]

Central American Migrants Demand Trump Pay $50K Each To Go Home — peoples trust toronto

  Two groups of Central American migrants delivered a list of demands to the US Consulate in Tijuana in Tuesday, with one group demanding to be let into the United States, or be paid $50,000 each to go home, according to the San Diego Union Tribune. A group of about 50 migrants walked from the […]

Peter Schiff: “The American Standard Of Living… It’s Going To Collapse” — peoples trust toronto

  Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Market analyst and financial guru Peter Schiff says that the United States economy is headed for a disaster. In a recent interview, Schiff said that when the dollar goes away as a reserve currency, so will the American standard of living. Schiff says the U.S. is flexing more […]

“But You Talked To A Russian!” – Politics And Economics In Times Of Crisis — peoples trust toronto

  Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, The news still isn’t the news, and I’m getting afraid it never will be again, because ‘not the news’ just simply sells so much better than plain old real events… Maria Butina suddenly popped back into the public eye, because she was either charged […]

Harvard’s $39B Endowment Is Secretly Acquiring California’s Water Supply — peoples trust toronto

  Harvard University’s endowment (valued at $39 billion as of 2018) is the largest academic endowment in the world. The private investment company has been quietly snapping up farmland and related water rights to properties located in the California region. Instead of purchasing the land in Harvard Management Company, Inc.’s own name, asset managers secretly […]

How Twitter contributed to keeping the Prime Minister in No10 in a dramatic 24 hours in British politics — News Archives Uk

  On the Downing Street sign, the call was registered Tuesday at 10.35 pm. It was Sir Graham Brady for the prime minister. It was bad news. The chairman of the 1922 committee confirmed what the Westminster rumor mill had proposed hours earlier – that 48 MPs had no confidence in the prime minister and that… […]