The United States has started to build a giant new embassy in Turkmenistan.
The Obama administration's initial effort to build a proxy military force inside Syria to help fight Islamic State appears on shaky ground as key U.S. lawmakers consider closing a $500-million Pentagon program widely considered an embarrassing failure. Partly as a result, the Pentagon has proposed...
Before he got sick, Whitney Dafoe was an award-winning photographer and world traveler. He’d helped build a nunnery in India, ridden a motorcycle in the Himalayas and visited all 50 American states.He also worked on Barack Obama’s 2008...Show More Summary
Around a thousand people took to the streets of Minsk on Sunday to demonstrate against Russian plans to build an airbase in the former Soviet state. “No foreign military bases!” the protesters at the opposition-organised rally shouted, waving placards reading: “We want a peaceful sky.” “We’ve never attacked anyone and we’re not going to. Leave […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders “drew huge crowds in Massachusetts on Saturday as he sought to attract donors and build a political infrastructure that will boost his campaign a month after the first two states vote,” the Boston Globe reports. “Sanders addressed [...]
With Syria “disintegrating” after years of civil war, some Israelis argue, it is hard to imagine a stable state to which the territory seized in the 1967 war could be returned.
Originally published on Green Building Elements. By Dawn Killough The Friends School of Portland in Maine is the first Passive House school building in the state, and only the third in the country. The neighboring OceanView Retirement Community is donating solar panels for the school to use, making the facility net zero energy (NZE). Show More Summary
The discussions between the US and Russian militaries to avoid accidents in Syrian airspace are a good starting point to build mutual trust between the United States and Russia, US Senator Thom Tillis told Sputnik.
The Friends School of Portland in Maine is the first Passive House school building in the state, and only the third in the country. The neighboring OceanView Retirement Community is donating solar panels for the school to use, making the facility net zero energy (NZE). Show More Summary
Danish director Michael Madsen (not to be confused with the American actor) builds his latest film around a what-if scenario — hardly an unusual strategy. Except that Madsen makes documentaries. As its narration states, "The Visit" (not to be confused with the M. Night Shyamalan feature) "documents...
A building where the sick were sent for treatment has been identified as the source of a large outbreak of Legionnaire's disease at San Quentin State Prison this summer. Bacteria that sickened inmates and employees at the historic prison was traced to sludge in the bottom of cooling towers atop...
You've probably heard about LEED buildings, but do you know how projects go about getting certification or which states are leading the LEED charge? Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) is a green building certification program that to
China’s estimated 650 million Internet users don’t have access to Facebook, Twitter or a number of media websites. They can, however, build profiles and contacts on LinkedIn, thanks to that company’s willingness to comply with Chinese censorship rules. Communication with the Chinese government is crucial to keeping LinkedIn’s path around the Great Firewall to that nation’s…
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI The debut of Afropunk Fest in Atlanta is going to have to wait – the event has been canceled due to impending bad weather. A statement from the event’s organizers stated, ”Site operations and build have...
Hurricane Joaquin prepares to slam the Bahamas today, but the storm is intensifying and could still pose a threat to the eastern United States coast within the next few days. The category 3 storm has been building steadily as wind speeds increase and of
While it's hard to see this in its current, dilapidated state, but at one point, Ungru Manor was the finest neo-baroque mansions in all of Estonia. But after it was stripped of materials to help build a nearby runway it is is simplyShow More Summary
State defence chief says SA won't stop lobbying to be build site until contracts are signed.
Rockefeller Centre The Rockefeller Centre has, in my opinion, the best view of New York City. It is better than the Empire State Building because although it is smaller it provides a view of the Empire State in the backdrop of the city. New York City is exposed at its best here as you are Continue Reading »
By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan Pope Francis has left the building. His first trip to the United States created news at every turn.
The US Department of Defense plans to build a massive Cyber Mission Force by 2018 to prevent cyberattacks against the United States, Department officials said in hearing at the US House Armed Services Committee.