Story-Sharing Smart Luggage – Eagle Creek’s NFC-Connected Bags Reveal Places a Traveler Has Been (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) Appealing to Millennials who are equally as passionate about traveling the world as they are sharing their experiences with others, Eagle Creek embedded NFC chips in its Caldera luggage line,… More: https://ift.tt/2XK2NmU

How did a centuries-old samurai musket end up in the bottom of this fishing lake in Japan?

In a country as old as Japan, you never know what you’ll find hidden in the depths! You know how in Nintendo’s Animal Crossing it feels like you catch more old boots than you do actual fish? Having never fished before, I always thought that was kind of ridiculous. How can a tiny hook catch […]

Rampaging protesters’ trail of destruction in Hong Kong’s legislature revealed, with doors and windows smashed, walls defaced and monitors wrecked

Smashed glass doors, broken monitors, electronic control panels and surveillance cameras wrenched from their positions and vandalised meeting rooms told of the volume of violence used by anti-government protesters who breached Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday.The shocking damage was fully revealed on Wednesday during a 1½-hour tour organised by the Legislative Council Secretariat for journalists […]

Former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa blames liberal studies at secondary schools for encouraging violent protests among young people

Former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa on Wednesday said he was saddened by the recent violent protests in the city and believed teaching liberal studies at secondary schools was partly to blame.Tung, now vice-chairman of the nation’s top political advisory body, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, also backed Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, […]

Couple who lost family members in fire set by violent neighbour sue Hong Kong Housing Society for ‘failing to take action’ against him

A couple who lost their son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter in a fire set by their neighbour three years ago have sued the Housing Society for an unspecified sum of damages.Huang Xiniu and Lee Suet-kwan on Tuesday lodged five claims against the non-government public housing operator to the District Court over the tragedy at Kennedy Town’s […]

The “Digital Revolution” of wellbeing

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; Western attitudes toward digital technology have soured in recent years, as once-celebrated innovations have begun to reveal their downsides. But, like all technological revolutions, the digital one is a double-edged sword, offering substantial benefits alongside daunting challenges – […]

GPS project for tracking livestock launched in Kazakhstan

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – A pilot project for the introduction of devices to monitor the movement of cattle, worth $700,000 was launched in the Almaty region, south of Kazakhstan, with the support of JSC National Company Kazakhinvest. Developers – […]

The US is still needed in Syria

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; While the world frets about a possible conflict between the United States and Iran, the bloodshed in Syria is escalating once again. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime has intensified its onslaught against the remaining opposition stronghold in Idlib […]

Europe can help restore Ukraine’s trust after PACE decision

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; The recent decision by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe – PACE – to return the Russian delegation to full parliamentary assembly activities sparked an extremely negative reaction from the majority of Ukraine’s pro-Western population and […]

Europe approves new programmes in North of Africa to protect refugees

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; The European Commission has approved five new migration-related programmes under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa totaling €61.5 million. The new programmes will reinforce ongoing actions to protect refugees and vulnerable migrants in North of Africa, especially […]

Commission prepares for a smooth transition to its next President

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; The European Commission as an institution responsible for ensuring the smooth transition between the current and the next Members of the College of Commissioners, has adopted on 03 July a set of rules specifying the practical arrangements for […]