December 12, 2018

Archives for February 28, 2017

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute: Innovating with Philips

The Baptist Health South Florida News Team was there as Philips and Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute celebrated three decades of collaboration and innovation. MIAMI, FL- February 28, 2017– Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health International: the largest medical institution in South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Philips, a worldwide […]

New floral arranging competition at Cayman Islands’ Ag Show!

Eighteen ladies and one gentleman, from diverse backgrounds, are set to take part in an exciting addition to the 2017 Agriculture Show – a floral arranging competition. In preparation for this first-such event, entrants completed three evening floral arranging classes. They are currently deciding on the colours, shapes and contexts of the unique home-made pieces […]

Cayman Islands qualifies for ICC World Cricket League Division 5

From ICC Cayman Island celebrate Complete clean sweep of host Argentina Cayman Islands qualified for ICC World Cricket League Division 5, beating hosts Argentina in a clean sweep amongst humid conditions and rain delays. Day 1 at Hurlingham Club was reduced to 33 overs after an overnight deluge impacted the outfield. Cayman won the toss […]

French police sniper shoots two in error at Hollande speech

From BBC A French police sniper has accidentally shot and injured two people during a speech by President Hollande. Mr Hollande was inaugurating a new stretch of railway in the town of Villognon in western France when the shots were heard. A waiter and a worker attending the event were slightly wounded, one in the […]

Someone lost a pair of Snuggie-clad goats, but it’s OK because they were found

BY CHRISTINE WANG From Mashable Finding out you’ve lost a pet is one of the most crushing and terrifying moments to experience. But losing two goats in Snuggies? We can’t even imagine what that level of pain would feel like. That’s exactly what happened in Nampa, Idaho. The Nampa Police Department discovered two lost goats […]

You can legally [?] trick out your own car with self-driving tech

BY BRETT WILLIAMS From Mashable Self-driving tech is on its way to cars — but for some, it’s not coming soon enough. While Tesla rolls out updates to Autopilot incrementally and other automakers fine-tune their autonomous platforms after years of development, some ambitious drivers are tricking out their own, regular cars with self-driving systems.  They’re […]

ILO, Gallup to publish joint report on International Women’s Day

28 Feb 2017 GENEVA/WASHINGTON – The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Gallup will launch a joint report entitled Towards a Better Future for Women and Work: Voices of Women and Men on the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8 March. The study provides a first-ever account of global attitudes and perceptions of women and […]

Remembering Bill Paxton

From HBO HBO is saddened by the loss of Bill Paxton, an extraordinary talent and true friend. In honor of his recent passing, HBO GO will be featuring all five seasons of the seminal HBO series in which he starred, Big Love. The Emmy®- and Golden Globe®-nominated series Big Love tells the story of Salt […]

Brazil’s carnival

Brazil’s Carnival begins with parades, parties but no mayor By PETER PRENGAMAN and MAURICIO SAVARESE Associated Press From Daily Herald RIO DE JANEIRO — Revelers across Brazil began Carnival celebrations on Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink beer and spirits, and blow off steam at a time of economic angst and fury with […]

Can you hear me now? Researchers one step closer to reversing hearing loss

By Dyllan Furness From Digital Trends Researchers have figured out how to generate sound-sensing hair cells in large numbers, which could lead to a cure for acquired hearing loss. Mom used to say, “Turn that music down or you’ll lose your hearing!” And for good reason. Humans are born with 30,000 sound-sensing hair cells, which […]