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Archives for January 9, 2020

Swingset-powered phone chargers

Swingset-Powered Phone Chargers at Dutch Train Stations By Rain-Noe From Core77 “People are willing to take a train later because they like to swing” At the request of Dutch Railways, creative agency ID310 designed a novel phone charger for Utrecht Central Station: A swingset. Called Play for Power, this adult-strength piece of playground equipment turns […]

Fine dining on Death Star?

Cool Architectural Interior Feature: This Kind of Looks Like a Fine Dining Restaurant on the Death Star By Rain Noe From Core77 Kisho Kurokawa’s dining platform for Japan’s “Empty Museum” What is it: A dining platform inside Japan’s largest museum, the National Arts Center Tokyo (NACT) Where is it: Japan, Tokyo, Roppongi district When was […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Cayman: Cash found and turned over to the police, owner located

From RCIPS Jan 9 2020 Just before 5:45PM on Tuesday 7 January, a member of the public attended the George Town Police Station and handed over a container that with a significant sum of CI cash in several different denominations. It was reported that the container, which was found in the area of Camana Bay, […]

Cayman: Motor vehicle collision on Linford Pierson Highway

From RCIPS Just before 9:45AM this morning, 9 January, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre, to a motor vehicle collision that took place on the Linford Pierson Highway in George Town. The incident occurred when two vehicles travelling along Linford Pierson met in a head on collision due to […]

The Editor speaks: How long have we all been saying “We need a new prison”?

Over the last twenty-five years and more there have been visits from overseas prison inspectors, prison directors, senior prison officers, judges, MLA’s et.al., and they all say the same thing: “The Cayman Islands needs a new prison.” The last UK’s Prison Inspection catalogued a whole list of defects that had to be put right immediately, […]

Oliver Mills: Does a deep state operate in Caribbean governance?

By Oliver Mills The term “deep state” is being used with much frequency in the current political climate in the United States of America. According to a source, the deep state refers to a form of covert government with influential power networks, operating independently of the official leadership of the state, advancing its own agenda. […]

UK will not forsake Caribbean

By Marlon Madden From Barbados Today The United Kingdom will not turn its back on Barbados and other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) members when it comes to trade. This assurance has come from Stephen Kossoff, Head of the Department for International Development (DFID) Caribbean, who said the current EU-CARIFORUM Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) would remain in […]

Leonardo DiCaprio helps save man lost at sea in the Caribbean

From Just Jared Leonardo DiCaprio to the rescue! The 45-year-old actor helped save a man’s life after he fell off a cruise ship and spent over 11 hours treading water in the Caribbean, sources confirm toJustJared.com. Leo, girlfriend Camila Morrone, and a few friends were on vacation in St Bart’s on Monday (December 30) when they heard […]

How the British successfully colonized the Caribbean by pitching Blacks and Indians against each other

By NII NTREH From face2face Africa One of the thousand loose threads curiosity urged the world’s media to pull in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election in 2016 was the role of strategic communications outfit, Cambridge Analytica. The British firm had overseen the digital campaigns of Trump’s run. But whatever Cambridge did with Facebook especially, was considered […]