September 25, 2017

Cayman Islands North Side Primary School visits Camana Bay during Literacy Month

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North Side Primary School students visited Camana Bay on Tuesday, September 12 and participated in some of Literacy Month’s adventure themed activities. The students started their day with Story Time at Books & Books where they also collected maps and took part in Camana Bay’s Literacy Month Scavenger Hunt, searching for their favourite storybook characters […]

Electric Crozz SUV

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Volkswagen’s electric Crozz SUV gets closer to reality By Roberto Baldwin From Engadget Automakers are trying to get their EVs try to break into the growing SUV market. Volkswagen continues to push its electric roadmap. At the Frankfurt auto show, it dropped a newer version of the pure electric ID Crozz Crossover. Initially unveiled in […]

Jaguar’s steering wheel of the future revolves around AI

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By Jon Fingas From engadget It also travels with you from car to car. The steering wheel as we know it doesn’t have a bright future — in fact, it might disappear altogether as self-driving cars hit the road. Jaguar Land Rover, however, has an idea as to how it might survive. The British automaker […]

The rise and fall of Apple’s iPod, in one chart

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By Jeff Dunn from Business Insider The iPod is on its death bed. Apple said on Thursday that it was discontinuing the iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano, leaving the iOS-equipped iPod Touch as the only model left in Apple’s venerable line of portable music players. Though the move may be sad for the nostalgic among […]

Owner of Terrifying Clown Motel getting out of the terrifying clown motel business

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist Unless your subconscious has buried this memory among other real life nightmares, you may recall the story about the creepy Clown Motel in Nevadafilled to the brim with leering, smiling painted faces — and located next to a cemetery filled with gold miners who died from the plague who […]

Shanghai is developing a facial recognition system to identify jaywalkers

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By Liu Zhen, South China Morning Post From Business Insider Would-be jaywalkers in Shanghai beware! China’s largest metropolis has become the latest mainland city to test a new facial recognition system to name and shame pedestrians who cross the road on a red light, Thepaper.cn reported. During a pilot programme at a single location in […]

Older Persons Law comes into effect in Cayman Islands

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The Older Persons Law, 2017 enacted by the Legislative Assembly in March and gazetted in May, commences today (Monday, 17 July 2017) by Order of Cabinet. The legislation was drafted to promote, protect and advance the well-being of older persons (those aged more than 65 years old, except where the Law provides for a person […]

UPDATE: Cayman Islands police to announce new identification programme

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From RCIPS Update: The proposed meeting to announce PROMAT has been cancelled -“Apologies, but this meeting this morning has been canceled. “Thanks for your understanding.” – -RCIPS. The RCIPS is in the process of launching a new photo identification program called PROMAT, and is looking for volunteers to help populate the database with photographs.  A […]

Free Domestic Violence Intervention Workshop on Cayman Brac

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The Cayman Islands Family Resource Centre (FRC) is holding a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme workshop in Cayman Brac (Tuesday, 29 to Thursday, 31 August 2017). Suitable for front-line professionals or those wanting to learn more about the dynamics of abusive relations and how to help others, the free certificate course will take place in […]

Testing has started at the Cayman Islands’ Bodden Town Solar Farm

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Testing has started at the Bodden Town Solar Farm Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) and the independent solar project developer Entropy Cayman Solar Limited have started the testing and commissioning of the 5MW Bodden Town Solar Farm and interconnection equipment which will see CUC begin to receive electricity from the solar farm. The testing and […]