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Apple details efforts to ease environmental impact at Irish data center

In an effort to allay local concerns over a massive data center project in Galway, Ireland, Apple this week offered greater detail on environmental initiatives it has planned for the site, from forest repopulation to the creation of a public woodland walkway.

CREEPY CORNER ROAD TRIP: All Those Spooky Houses in Savannah, Georgia

3 days agoLifestyle : xoJane

Savannah, y'all. Where do I even begin? I feel like I could have stayed for days, a week, a month and never gotten my fill of this gorgeous city. The locals were friendly and eccentric, the food was stupidly good, and walking around the town at night was like being in the most expertly... Continue reading

Foreign Companies Named in Brazil’s “Car Wash” Probe

May 27 (Reuters) – Brazilian police said this week they were investigating local units of three international steelmakers in a massive corruption investigation involving the country’s state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras. Show More Summary

Amar-Demchenko headline in Paris rematch

By Marco Bratusch Tonight in Paris, France, MK Events will present an intriguing card at the famous Cirque d’hiver. Originally billed as a tripleheader, the card ran into trouble earlier this week when both local champion Cedric Vitu and Catalan … Continue reading ? The post Amar-Demchenko headline in Paris rematch appeared first on Boxing News.

These Parents' Classified Ad May Raise A Few Eyebrows

Now here's a job posting you don't see every day. An Australian family is making headlines for a classified ad they posted in their local paper this week asking for applicants of a certain age, who are enthusiastic about time spent with little children, picnics and playing board games. No -- they're not seeking a babysitter, they say. Show More Summary

Suspected Arson at Planned Parenthood Clinic

[Content Note: Anti-choice terrorism.]I am just incandescently angry about this:A suspicious fire in a Central California Planned Parenthood clinic has forced the local women's health center to shut down for the rest of the week.The suspected arson took place early Wednesday morning, according to police. Show More Summary

Much ado about locking people up

Last week Republican Arkansas Sen Tom Cotton said the U.S. wasn’t locking enough people up in its jails and prisons. This week the president of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Council of Prison Locals (CPL), Eric...Show More Summary

‘Utah has a sexual assault problem’: Victim bawls on local TV after seeing admitted rapist go free

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

In an interview with KTVX this week, rape survivor Amelia Dennie broke into tears as she explained how the court system allowed her attacker to go free even though he was caught acknowledging the crime on tape. After years of reporting on rapes and sexual assaults in Utah, KTVX reporter Kim Fischer...

Investing in Locally Designed Solutions for Syria and the Middle East

The World Humanitarian Summit kicked off this week with an estimated five thousand international organizations and companies set to convene in Istanbul. A key focus of this year's conference is Syria's ongoing civil war and how aid and services can be more effectively delivered. Show More Summary

Gov. Jerry Brown Declares War On NIMBYs And Planning Commissions With New Housing Bill

You may have heard some rumblings about this in recent weeks, but Governor Jerry Brown has been pushing through a revision to the state's density bonus program that would potentially wipe out the ability of local governments to stall developments or conduct design reviews, in an effort to streamline the development process and make housing development easier. [ more › ]

Even More Nukes Rain in Extended 'Arrow' Season 4 Finale Trailer

It must be May if Star City stands on the brink of destruction, but Oliver Queen’s hometown is far from the only major locale in jeopardy by this week’s Arrow Season 4 finale “Schism.” A new extended trailer for the May 25 closer sees Damon Darhk’s nukes once again on the warpath, while Star City erupts in an all-out streetfight. You know … again. Continue reading…

Fresh Sounds 22nd May 2016

This week's sounds are so fresh they're wired in direct from your local greengrocer...Lizabett Russo - The Burning MountainThe Soft Lemons - I've Lost Control Of My Female FURS - Holy ReviewerGrip-Like Vice - Passable Face Tindrumm - Sold My Skin

Tim Cook, other Apple execs to talk iPhone partnerships during India trip

While in India this week, CEO Tim Cook and a team of fellow Apple executives will reportedly be meeting with the leaders of local telecoms firms, looking to bolster iPhone numbers with partnerships on sales and distribution.

US Missouri Lawmakers Head to Break After Passing Laws Expanding Gun Rights

Lawmakers in the Midwest US state of Missouri ended the year’s session after passing laws described as a "big win" for gun rights advocates this week, the local press reported.

Game Localization Link Roundup – April 2016

April was another intense month for me. Just a few weeks after the Kyoto LocJAM workshop, I was back on stage for the LocWorld game localization round table in Tokyo. I also took this chance to meet pairs at the…

Apple says a bug in iTunes might be deleting user's libraries

Last week, a blog post by a designer named James Pinkstone made the rounds; in it, the writer claimed that Apple Music and iTunes teamed up to delete his 122GB of local music files and basically cause havoc with his library. This isn't...Show More Summary

After Iowa Synagogue Gets Vandalized, Local Atheists Assist in Clean-Up Efforts

Earlier this week, in Waterloo, Iowa, a synagogue was vandalized. The criminals had spray-painted the phrase "Jesus Saves" along with two crosses on the building. While it may not seem too horrible, as far as graffiti goes, the police are calling it a hate crime since it directly goes after Jewish beliefs. Show More Summary

Hezbollah commander Badreddine 'killed in air strike'

Lebanese Shia group says Mustafa Badreddine was killed in an air strike this week in Syria, according to local media.

Top exhibits from FuoriSalone: Milan 2016

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The FuoriSalone program during this year's Milan Design Week saw hundreds of independent designers and architects inhabit local shops, buildings and public spaces in and around central Milan. Currently, the FuoriSalone is one of theShow More Summary

Adverts in 19th century books: Travel guidebooks to the Alps – from local humour to cosmopolitan glamour.

This is the first post in a new weekly miniseries about advertisements in 19th century books. The nineteenth century was an incredible period for tourism in the Alps. From the […]

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