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Sunday Poll: Should Height Restriction at 620 Market Remain?

Local news stories are great sources for weekly poll topics. The November 30th story ‘Messenger: Mike Shannon takes on the Cardinals in battle to sell his building‘ is the basis for today’s Sunday Poll. Here’s a summary off the issue: Any development at the location of the now-closed Shannon’s site...

NoSQL .NET Core development using an local Azure DocumentDB Emulator

I was hanging out with Miguel de Icaza in New York a few weeks ago and he was sharing with me his ongoing love affair with a NoSQL Database called Azure DocumentDB. I've looked at it a few times over the last year or so and though it...Show More Summary

Local Motors/Airbus VTOL UAV takes to the skies!

Hey everyone,  I wanted to announce the successful first forward flight with the Local Motors/Airbus VTOL UAV. Powered by a Pixhawk 1 with Arduplane 3.7.1, weighing in at 54.85lbs! I was called in three weeks ago to help them design, build,…

Mad About Miami's Snub From the Whitney Biennial? Blame Politics

Writing in the New York Times earlier this week, Miami-based journalist Brett Sokol interviewed Gean Moreno, one of the three curators for the forthcoming Whitney Biennial, about the lack of local representation in the coveted bi-annual NYC exhibition. Despite being the curator of programming at Miami’s Institute of Contemporary Art...

The 28 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: December 5-11, 2016

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff According to local weather sources, there's a possibility it could snow in Seattle this week. With snow comes worsened traffic, terrible outerwear, and typically much lower temperatures. Combat this change...Show More Summary

And Another Daily Newspaper Cuts Its Last Full-time Arts Writer

This time the Austin Statesman. "In an email exchange this week, Statesman Editor Debbie Hiott confirmed that, beginning in 2017, the local daily will no longer 'have a dedicated reporter covering only the visual and performing arts.' She attributed the move to a familiar culprit: the long, steady drop-off of advertising income that's had mainstream […]

Apple’s App Store switching from USD pricing to local currency for paid apps and in-app purchases in eight countries

Apple has announced to developers that it is switching up its pricing strategy in eight countries over the next few weeks. Today, Apple sells apps in many regions with the prices shown as US Dollars irrespective of the local domestic currency. Show More Summary

How Can You Best Help Gatlinburg? Visit.

3 days agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

The name Sevier County in Tennessee sounds eerily like Severe County when you hear the local residents pronounce it, as the county has been through some severe devastation within the past week. Wildfires which roared out of control are now responsible for the deaths of at least ten people — as well as the destruction of hundreds of buildings. Show More Summary

Uncertainty in Post-Coup Turkey Is Refueling Istanbul's Art Scene

ISTANBUL ? During the past week Istanbul locals have been waiting for snowflakes to appear in the air. It has been a humid November, with winds from the Black Sea increasing temperatures and creating a false sense of spring. Lately, it’s been difficult to tell which season we are inhabiting: a dark and cold one, or one that is still bright and warm. Show More Summary

6 Ways to Lose Weight (and Still Have Fun)

Did you know that there are fun ways to lose weight? The exercise routine of choice for most people looking to lose weight is to join their local gym and fit in a few sessions a week after work. People usually join the gym for convenience. A range of equipment is at your fingertips from […] The post 6 Ways to Lose Weight (and Still Have Fun) appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

Japan orders chicken cull on third bird flu outbreak in less than a week

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has started culling another 230,000 chickens after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu on a farm in the north of the country, the local government said.

In Week 12, Rams trailed two other NFL games in LA ratings and even got beat by USC

The Rams return to Los Angeles appears to have not been welcomed with open arms in Southern California. At least not in the ratings thus far. For this past weekend, the Rams game against New Orleans which was aired locally at 10 a.m....Show More Summary

Man turns in what he thought was a 'breast implant' to the police. He was wrong.

4 days agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Last week, an Australian man found what he believed was a rogue breast implant and turned it into the local police station in Maroochydore, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. He was concerned it might be evidence of a drowning or even a murder. Show More Summary

J.J. Watt donates $10,000 to high school player in coma

J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to a local high school football player who is in a coma after suffering a brain injury in a playoff game last week        

Aerobic exercise preserves brain volume and improves cognitive function

Using a new MRI technique, researchers found that adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who exercised four times a week over a six-month period experienced an increase in brain volume in specific, or local, areas of the brain, but adults who participated in aerobic exercise experienced greater gains than those who just stretched.

COP22 Put the Built Environment at the Forefront of Climate Change Action

Cities and local governments were especially evident at the Low-Emissions Solutions Conference held during last week’s COP22 global climate talks in Marrakech, Morocco, where a Handbook on creating dynamic local markets for Energy Efficient Buildings was launched.

Texas becomes second state to confirm locally transmitted Zika infection

Texas reported a locally transmitted case of the Zika virus on Monday, making it the second U.S. state believed to have mosquitoes that spread the disease. Lab tests confirmed last week that a woman who lives in Brownsville, Texas, was infected with the virus, state health officials said in a statement...

Prince Harry caught in awkward moment, forced to observe moment of silence for Fidel Castro

Prince Harry was caught in an awkward moment during his travels through the Caribbean this week. The 32-year-old royal was attending a reception for local dignitaries as the guest of honor on the island of St. Vincent and things definitely...Show More Summary

NC: GoTriangle Fills in Details of Plan to Meet Light-Rail Shortfall

GoTriangle officials clarified last week how they are combining projected rising sales tax revenues, local dollars, and public and private resources to meet an increased local share of the $1.87 billion Durham-Orange light rail plan...

Cardiff Comic Con October 2016

So in the last week of October I went to my local comic con with my good friend Zoe, who The post Cardiff Comic Con October 2016 appeared first on Rogues Portal.

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