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Papier-mâché lampshades

Recycling paper into papier-mâché lampshades Maggie Cai and Grant Tyler Feb 3, 2020, 7:22 PM Maja Petek is an artist from Slovenia. She creates home-decor items like lampshades using recycled objects and natural materials. The base material for all these pieces is paper, which she recycles by turning it into a pulp and molding it into lampshades.  Following […]

Hottest January on record

Last month was the hottest January on record By Christine Fisher From engadget January 2020 was 2.05 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th-century average. In 141 years of climate records, January 2020 was the hottest January yet, according to scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. Global land and ocean surface temperatures were 2.05 degrees Fahrenheit […]

US: Democratic lawmakers slam Sanders’ comments on Fidel Castro policy

By Devan Cole, Manu Raju and Ted Barrett, From CNN Washington (CNN) Democrats across Congress on Monday criticized Sen. Bernie Sanders’ partial defense of Fidel Castro’s Cuban revolution. “I think they’re outrageous,” Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said about Sanders’ comments. “I’m sure all those who died at Castro’s hands … […]

Violence forces Haiti to cancel Carnival

By Chandler Thornton From CNN (CNN)Haiti’s biggest celebration of the year, Carnival, has been canceled after deadly protests and gunfire interrupted the first day of festivities in Port-au-Prince, leaving at least one person dead.Haiti’s vibrant Carnival draws thousands every year for mass celebrations. But the three-day festival was cut short after gunshots were heard and people […]

Mobile Communications Archiving – Monetary Authority of Singapore regulations to consider

From TeleMessage Mobile devices carry an ever-growing percentage of communication in many regulated industries around the world. In the Western Hemisphere, apps are being increasingly used by companies in sectors such as financial services, government, healthcare, and education. Companies and organizations in the Eastern hemisphere, particularly Asian countries, are doing the same as well, as […]

Geneva International Motor Show 2020: Rinspeed’s “MetroSnap” shows up on the stages of Europe

Innovative solution to the key question of modular vehicle systems and logistics and mobility offers Frank M. Rinderknecht: “The crucial step towards series production has now been taken.” As the first company in the world, Swiss powerhouse of ideas Rinspeed demonstrated the “Snap” and the “microSNAP” at the CES in Las Vegas in the past […]

10 web design trends set to fill your screens in 2020

From MicroCreatives Your website’s design is one of the most crucial elements that can either drive away or convert a visitor. Excellent web design can spell the difference between a poor and a fantastic user experience, which, in turn, is influential in helping you reach your business goals. Statistics show that 2 in 3 users prefer to […]

Martin: Messiah Netflix Series—Who do you say he is?

By Melissa Martin Will he “convert you or con you?” the 10 episode series trailer for “Messiah” asks, but does not answer. The Netflix series “Messiah” produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey is sparking discussion and debate. Like most films about faith, Messiah raises thought-provoking questions. Is he a prophet, the returning Jesus, or the anti-Christ? […]

Statement of condolence

Monday, February 24, 2020 — The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) expresses deep regret on the passing of Mr. Brendon Browne, former Eastern Caribbean States High Commissioner in Ottawa, Canada. Mr. Browne served as the Eastern Caribbean States High Commissioner in Canada for a period of four (4) years (from 2007 to […]