February 24, 2020

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

Joey Logano wins NASCAR’s Pennzoil 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Joey Logano wins Pennzoil 400 in Las Vegas NASCAR LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s spring 2020 NASCAR Weekend began with the Strat 200 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race on Friday, Feb. 21, and continued with the Strat qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series and the NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 on Saturday, Feb. […]

Cayman: Juvenile injured during altercation on Market Street

From RCIPS Just after 8PM on Saturday 22 February, police and other emergency services were dispatched to Market Street, where it was reported that a juvenile male received a stab wound to the leg following an altercation. Other parties involved had dispersed from the location when the police arrived and the victim was transported to […]

The new homeowners guide to an eco-friendly household

Putting an emphasis on sustainability as a new homeowner can be a challenging, but not impossible transition. Whether you’ve just purchased your first home, or you’re already starting to settle in, it’s important to make eco-friendly choices as a homeowner. Use the tips below as your guide to making sustainable living choices in your new […]

Cayman: New assessment completed ahead of CFATF deadline

The Cayman Islands continues to make strides to meet the recommendations of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (“CFATF”) made in its mutual evaluation report of the Cayman Islands, which was published in March 2019 (“MER”). The mutual evaluation assessed the jurisdiction’s compliance with the Financial Action Task Force 40 Recommendations relating to countering money […]

Statement of condolence on the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin

Monday, February 24, 2020 — The OECS Commission extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to Lady Betty Hopkin, the Hopkin family, the Spice Island Beach Resort staff and to the Government and people of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique on the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin, KCMG. Sir Royston was the most accomplished indigenous hotelier in […]

Confessions of an Audiophile

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio When I started to write my memoir, 99% True, it’s original working title was Confessions of an Audiophile. I figured it’d be a tell-all book about the HiFi industry and its people. It’s certainly that, but as it progressed through the year-long process of writing it became far more—thus, the title […]