February 20, 2018

IKEA and Teenage Engineering preview their collaboration on Instagram

By David Lumb From engadget For when your dinner party needs to bump. Teenage Engineering is known for its wonky-looking yet functional synths and speakers, while IKEA furniture fills college (and folks who still live like it’s college) apartments. Their powers combined has produced…some neat, boldly-colored speakers, actually. On its Instagram, Ikea just posted a […]

Did you know there is a Cayman Armoured Vehicle (ARV)?

Belarus’ 140 Armor Repair Plant has developed the Kaiman (Cayman) ARV From Army Recognition Belarusian army receives Chinese-made 4×4 armored vehicles The Belarusian Armed Forces are receiving Chinese-made CS/VN3 Dajiang (Dragon) 4×4 armored vehicles, according to the press department of Belarus’ Ministry of Defense (MoD). Another batch of Dajiang vehicles was delivered to Belarus in […]

Become a coding ninja and roll in the big bucks with help from this $35 bundle of online classes

BY TEAM COMMERCE MASHABLE DEALS From Mashable Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. These days, it seems like everyone is learning to code. But it’s not as easy as it seems to […]

World Day of Social Justice: Social justice for migrant workers is in everyone’s interest

Statement | 20 February 2018 From the Secretary General of the ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder. On this World Day of Social Justice, we are focusing on the world’s 150 million migrant workers, many of whom face exploitation, discrimination and violence and lack even the most basic protections. This is particularly true for women, who make […]

Ancient city’s LiDAR scans reveal as many buildings as Manhattan

By Mariella Moon,From engadget LiDAR has become an invaluable archaeologist’s tool. When researchers surveyed the ruins of a Purépecha Empire city in Mexico the old-fashioned way a decade ago, it took them two seasons to explore two square kilometres. Good thing they decided to use LiDAR, because the city called Angamuco turned out bigger than […]

Colorado residents can buy Girl Scout cookies in front of weed dispensaries now

BY MORGAN SUNG From Mashable There’s good news for Colorado residents prone to munchies: as of Friday, you only need to make one stop to get both Girl Scout Cookies and weed. Girl Scouts of Colorado updated its cookie sales policy to allow Girl Scouts to sell their boxes outside of cannabis dispensaries. This is […]

Princess Cays makeover

Princess Cruises completes makeover to Princess Cays The 40-acre retreat, in the Bahamas, is used exclusively by Princess guests By Caroline KayAssistant From Burton Mail UK Princess Cruises has given a new look to Princess Cays, a 40-acre retreat, in the Bahamas, which is used exclusively by Princess guests. The enhancements include: Refitted beach bungalows […]

JSE Partners with the 3rd Caribbean Finance & Investment Forum

From Jamaica Stock Exchange Courtesy of LatinFinance website: After years of executing on major reforms to strengthen the private investment landscape and shore up fiscal accounts, Caribbean economies are back in the game. Regional governments are now stepping up their engagement with the global financial community as they look to finance their way towards sustainable […]

‘Black Panther’: All the box office records it broke (and almost broke) in its $235m debut

By Scott Mendelson, Forbes Contributor, From Forbes I cover the film industry. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The numbers are in and Black Panther is a monster hit. More than that, it has already earned a place in the box office history books in just its first three-to-four days of release. The […]

Latin America advances in female participation, but inequalities persist in

By Radio Cadena Agramonte United Nations, Feb 16.- Latin America and the Caribbean experienced the highest increase in terms of employment and participation of women in the labor force reported in the developing regions over the last decade. He explained today Shahra Razavi, head of the Data and Research Section of UN Women and lead […]