In his 1974 interview with ABC News, science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke painted a picture of how computers would change our way of life by the year 2001. One of his many extraordinarily accurate predictions: “Any businessman, any executive, could live almost anywhere on Earth and still do his business through a device like...
To the editor: The op-ed article on the heart donated by author Reg Green’s 7-year-old son in Italy 22 years ago is a beautiful story. It is such a positive tale of death and the healing process. (“The final beat of Nicholas Green’s heart of gold,” Opinion, Feb. 13) We donated parts of my 1-year-old...
"This is the first clear detection of organic molecules from orbit on a main belt body," said Maria Cristina De Sanctis, lead author of the NASA study, based at the National Institute of Astrophysics, Rome. "This discovery adds to our...
Philip Pullman, the author of His Dark Materials, the (excellent) kids’ fantasy trilogy about overthrowing God and organized religion—really!—is finally releasing a follow-up: a forthcoming trilogy called The Book of Dust, Random House Children’s Books said today. Show More Summary
Infrastructure Canada announced two interim appointments to the Board of Directors of the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA). Marie Campagna and André Juneau “will provide strategic guidance and oversight to the organization onShow More Summary
Planning is important, but sometimes we get so caught up in organizing a plan to reach our goals and get stuff done that we procrastinate reaching our goals and getting stuff done. To avoid this habit, author Neil Hughes suggests the 10% rule of thumb for creating systems. Read more...
The lawsuit contends that Trump's order exceeds his constitutional authority and directs federal agencies to illegally repeal regulations needed to protect the health and safety of Americans and the environment. The organizations filing...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! “In any other context, business or country, Trump’s supporters would now be organizing his removal from authority." Keith Olbermann’s latest installation of GQ’s “The Resistance” is an exhaustive account of all the ‘crazy and/or impeachable’ things Donald Trump has done in his mere three weeks in office. Show More Summary
Three area non-profit organizations received retired RideShare vans through the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority's (DART) van donation program.
MANILA (Reuters) - A wave of drugs-related killings in the Philippines appears to be "systematic, planned and organized" by authorities and could constitute crimes against humanity, according to an Amnesty International report released on Wednesday.
Authorities in Sweden are mulling new measures to deal with evolving 'pirate' sites. As part of a legislative review, the government wants to assess potential legal tools, including categorizing large-scale infringement as organizedShow More Summary
Organized crime has been dealt some hard blows by authorities in Mazatlán but that hasn’t prevented the tourist destination on the Sinaloa coast from becoming the state’s homicide capital. Just FULL STORY The post Crime gang murders: 58 in four weeks appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Missing from the marches on Saturday was Saul Alinsky, the legendary organizer of decades ago who, beyond marching, conceived clever campaigns to drive social change in America -- by driving established authorities crazy. Here is a simple...Show More Summary
As a poet I get it: talking about “literary infrastructure” is boring. Who wouldn’t rather talk about poets, poems, or aesthetic movements? When we start hearing a lot about the organizations dedicated to supporting authors, presses, and readings rather than the people making literature it probably means those organizations are threatened.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) called on all countries to monitor closely outbreaks of deadly avian influenza in birds and poultry, and to report any human cases promptly, warning: "We cannot afford to miss the early signals".
Better together: How an organized market can help clean up the western US grid; Today 38 separate balancing authorities deliver power out West. A new paper says a single market would be more efficient. Herman K. Trabish, May 11, 2016...Show More Summary
The #DisruptJ20 group may find itself hauled into court by pro-Trumpers who are celebrating the inauguration on Thursday night. Mike Cernovich, the author and filmmaker who is one of the organizers of the “Deploraball,” says his group...Show More Summary
The date on this simple stone church is 1862, but its story began a few years earlier. It was 1856, and Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, an abolitionist preacher and brother of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” author Harriet Beecher Stowe, had organizedShow More Summary
Right now, 130 million girls are out of school. You wouldn’t be where you are today without an education — and it’s in your power RIGHT NOW to help these girls get access to an education. That’s why ONE is organizing people around the world to take action and urge world leaders to prioritize girls’…
One of the biggest initial concerns about Windows 10 was privacy, with many organisations concerned that Microsoft’s default settings were too aggressive in collecting consumer data. One of these organizations was the Swiss Federal Data...Show More Summary