October 27, 2021

Woman discovers horrifying creature washed up on beach, Twitter helps ID it

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BY ISOBEL HAMILTON From Mashable Everyone loves a stroll on the beach, why else would people mention it so much in dating profiles? Walking hand-in-hand with a loved one, the sea air ruffling your hair, the gentle lapping of the waves — what could be nicer? Oh, and don’t forget the desiccated sea-monster lying on […]

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 At the Frankfurt auto show, it dropped a newer version of the pure electric ID Crozz Crossover.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 […]

ICO releases Hearing Decision 54 involving Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service

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In November 2016 an Applicant requested access to a workplace investigation report about her which was written in response to a complaint by an inmate. The matter was appealed to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). After an attempt was made to find an amicable resolution to the dispute, the matter was referred to the Acting […]

Change to to today’s (Fri 28) voter ID distribution schedule/Cayman Islands Voter ID Cards Distribution this Saturday (29)

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Elections Office officials will distribute Voter Registration Cards this Saturday, 29 April 2017, at Foster’s Food Fair, Airport from 9 am – 3 pm. The new cards replace previously issued voter IDs. Persons picking up their cards should show a valid form of official identification such as a Drivers Licence, Passport or work   Change […]

US dentist accused of medicaid fraud, pulling teeth while on hoverboard

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By Ashlee Kieler From Consumerist Going to the dentist is often unpleasant enough without worrying that your doctor will perform a procedure while riding a hoverboard, but prosecutors in Alaska say one dentist not only defrauded the state out of millions, but he apparently did so while moving around on motorized wheels. The state of […]

Cayman Islands invites green iguana contractor registration

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The Department of Environment is inviting eligible Caymanians and businesses to register as contractors for this year’s green iguana cull. Registration will begin Wednesday 19th April, at the Department of Environment, North Sound Road, and will be open that day between 10am and 7pm. Additional registration days will follow as necessary. Contracts are open to […]

Cello cut-offs

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What Can a Cello Maker Create With His Cut-Offs? BY RAIN NOE From Core77 Christopher Moore studied Industrial Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology, but the ID field wasn’t enough to keep him; we lost him to the Chicago School of Violin Making. There he learned classical 17th- and 18th-Century crafting techniques, and for […]

Man with guide dog kicked out of [US] Popeyes, told ‘No pets allowed’

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By Laura Northrup From Consumerist Guide dogs and other service dogs are not pets, and federal law protects their right to go anywhere that their owners are allowed to be. Yet the owner of a Popeyes restaurant in Brooklyn wasn’t clear on that concept, and used the “no pets” policy to kick a blind man […]

Norway’s passport

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Norway’s new passport design is a work of art By Jessica Plautz From Mashable It’s usually function before form when it comes to passports. But the new design for the Norwegian passport is both beautiful and a practical government document. The government recently asked designers to submit concepts for a redesigned passport; Neue Design Studio […]

Setting up your own tax haven shell company takes 10 minutes

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From Triple Hack The release today of a massive leak of tax and financial records known as the Panama Papers has shone the spotlight on how the wealthy global elite evade taxes and launder money. One of the most important tools is a “shell company” – this is a company that exists only on paper […]