September 16, 2019

Jeremy Jackson: Paleontology and Paleobiology Conservation Biolog

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From Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute “There are no important questions today for understanding how the Earth works – ecologically, evolutionary, geochemically, oceanographically, meteorologically – that can be answered by a single person, or by a single discipline. All of the great questions are interdisciplinary. All of them require multiple kinds of expertise and all of […]

Cayman: Summer Newsflash – What’s ahead plus something for Men

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From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna Shoulder to Shoulder!  Something For Men! Men in Australia, the UK, Ireland, Canada, and now Cayman are finding friends and fellowship in Men’s Sheds. Meet James, Mark, Ivan and Kevin, Men’s Shed, at the Cayman Catboat Club Cayman’s men speak.  Watching this video restores hope, and doing so may impact your life or the life of […]

Gadget of the week

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How to Convert PDF to Excel for Free Without Installing Any Program PDF is one of the most popular digital file formats, but its biggest strength is also its biggest weakness. PDFs are protected from being edited by default, so in order to modify their content you need to have a robust PDF editor at […]

7 most common myths about medical cannabis

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From Aphria We’ve learned that cannabis consumption could lead to negative outcomes, and was often grouped together with harder drugs such as heroin and cocaine. This approach has led to stigmatization,hria resulting in the development of myths and misunderstandings concerning the use and associated effects of cannabis. If you are new to cannabis, or curious […]

In the matter of Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd: Cayman Islands Appraisal Actions – Moving Towards standard directions?

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By Nigel K. Meeson QC Erik Bodden From Conyers, Dill & Pearman Introduction In ordinary commercial litigation there is a plaintiff making a claim and a defendant resisting the claim made by the plaintiff. There is a well-established set of standard directions which will be made leading to a trial of the action. This will […]

Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands: A Retrospective by Peter Polack

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By Peter Polack The recent qualified opinion by the office of the Auditor-General has provided a suitable pause to reflect on the operations of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands formerly the Shipping Registry. The figures below provide conclusions on the operations of MACI for the past 9 years up to 2014: Expenses has […]

NASA wants to send a life-detecting lander to Europa

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By Mariella Moon From engadget It will look for life in the Jovian moon’s saltwater ocean. Back in June 2016, NASA commissioned 21 scientists to design a landerheaded for Europa, conjure up science objectives for it and figure out if the mission is feasible. After around eight months of deliberation, the scientists have finally completed […]

NASA wants to send a life-detecting lander to Europa

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By Mariella Moon From engadget It will look for life in the Jovian moon’s saltwater ocean Back in June 2016, NASA commissioned 21 scientists to design a lander headed for Europa, conjure up science objectives for it and figure out if the mission is feasible. After around eight months of deliberation, the scientists have finally […]

Google-funded study reveals Android security is a total disaster

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By Brad Reed From BGR Why Is Android Security So Bad You can now see why BlackBerry has been devoting so many resources lately toward making Android more secure — it’s clearly an area that needs a lot of work. Via ZDNet, researchers at the U.K.’s University of Cambridge recently conducted a study (PDF) that […]

FAA selects 6 testing sites for drone research

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By Fran Berkman From Mashable The Federal Aviation Administration took a step toward integrating drones into U.S. airspace by selecting six locations around the country for research. The agency announced its selections on Monday after a 10-month selection period, during which it considered 25 applicants from 24 states. Four of the six testing sites will […]