February 25, 2017

Tiny airborne probe could help local weather forecasts

By Jon Fingas From engadget You could get as-it-happens atmospheric data well beyond airports. To date, it hasn’t been easy to get loads of airborne weather data beyond major airports. Airliners have had a sophisticated probe system (TAMDAR Edge) for over a dozen years, but that doesn’t help much in those remote areas where you […]

Rotary Club of Grand Cayman invited to cutting ribbon ceremony in the Guatemala Literacy Project [GLP]

Past Presidents Chris Johnson and Derek Haines of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman (RCGC) were late arrivals for the GLP this year but joined Directors and staff from the Cooperative for Education (CoEd), together with fellow Rotarians from the USA and Canada in Antigua City in time to celebrate the inauguration of a new […]

Cayman Islands author donates $3500 to Family Resource Centre’s anti-bullying campaign

Local author Paul Schreiner’s children’s book ‘Rudolf discovers the Cayman Islands’ was on sale over the holiday season for the second year and again supported the Family Resource Centre’s anti-bullying campaign. This time around, sales of the book raised $3500 for the campaign, which aims to educate the public on the harmful effects of bullying […]

Barbados Honorary Consul to host book launch for new publication on Barbadian migration to Cuba

Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS (Monday, 06 February 2017) The Honorary Consul of Barbados, Mrs. Juliette Gooding-Michelin, GCM, will host the launch of a new book on Barbadian migration to Cuba later this month. Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados (University of the West Indies Press) chronicles the […]

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Cayman Islands has 21,465 registered voters for May elections The Cayman Islands elections office last Tuesday saidt 21,465 people had registered to participate in the upcoming May elections. This is the highest number of voters ever and almost 3,00 more than the 2013 voter registration. However, The number of voters will not be final until […]

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URGENT NOTICE: Water Authority Traffic Advisory  22 January , 2017  Water Authority Cayman wishes to advise its valuable customers that traffic on Shedden Road between Eastern Avenue and North Sound Road will be limited to a single lane from 6:00am to 12:00pm on Sunday (22 Jan)   Cuban migrants repatriated from Cayman Islands From Cayman […]

Friendships in politics

9 fascinating books about the greatest friendships in politics By Áine Cain From Business Insider Tuesday night, US President Barack Obama said goodbye to the American public during his Farewell Address in Chicago. Come Inauguration Day, the US won’t just be bidding the 44th president adieu. We’ll also be saying au revoir tothe incredible friendship between […]

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Feast your eyes on this gigantic butter sculpture From Mashable Celebrate dairy farming by looking at this outrageous 1,000 pound butter sculpture A massive butter carving debuted at the Pennsylvania Farm Show to highlight the history of environmental stewardship by dairy farmers. For more and video: http://mashable.com/2017/01/10/feast-butter-sculpture/?utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable+%28Mashable%29&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed#LA.mSSyYfmqL   7 New Year’s resolutions you can do […]

Silicon Valley’s obscure unicorns could boost the 2017 IPO market

By Liana B. Baker, Heather Somerville and Lauren Hirsch, Reuters From Business Insider Social media firm Snap Inc may be the highest profile tech IPO planned for 2017, with the potential to raise billions. But more than a dozen expected stock offerings of relatively obscure software firms targeting business customers – little-known names such as […]

Former teacher shows love for her students with a literal billboard

BY SOPHIE HIRSH From Mashable Can you imagine loving a group of people so much that you would put it on a billboard? Marian Sims, a former teacher from Lexington, Kentucky, who is nearly 70 years old, did just that. She put the billboard up to honor and thank 46 years worth of her students. […]