Monthly Archives: February 2016

A weekend break in… dubai – telegraph

Already a favourite for travellers seeking top hotels, world-class shopping and guaranteed sunshine, Dubai is also gaining a reputation as a rewarding stopover destination en route to the Far East and Australasia. Among forthcoming attractions is the Emirates Airline Festival

Video_ one simple trick to stop nyc drivers from killing you_ gothamist

Video by Jessica Leibowitz Just a few days ago, Mayor de Blasio proclaimed 2015 to be the safest year on New York City’s streets since 1910 thanks to his ambitious Vision Zero plan; despite the decrease in traffic fatalities, a

Matt garza anxious to turn the page on 2015

Madison — Political appointees at the state Department of Natural Resources are screening some requests made under the state’s open records law by journalists and environmentalists, keeping watch over these sensitive requests that deal with figures in politics, big livestock

Predictions 2016_ contact technology will change connectors _ electronics weekly

Whilst semiconductor manufacturers have been halving the size of transistors roughly every two years, connector manufacturers have been a long way from keeping pace. One of the reasons is there has been no fundamental change in contact manufacturing techniques. Electroforming

‘noisy,’ ‘anxious’ language dilutes message of omega-3s, analysts say

Tenerife, the most populous of the Canary Islands, is the site for this year’s edition of the meeting of the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3s. The biannual event brings together scientists, formulators, brand holders and researchers to share

Letter from cairo ibrahim ahmed pressing fallacies _ the brooklyn rail

TOWNHOUSE WEST JANUARY 21 – FEBRUARY 25, 2016 On December 29, 2015, Egyptian authorities raided and shuttered the internationally respected Townhouse Gallery (founded in 1998) in Cairo, along with its affiliate, the Rawabet theater—the most recent in a series of

___finextra_ digital banking tips – 32_ bancassurance__

Bancassurance is one of the most profitable partnerships banks have, as the name implies, with insurance companies. This means insurance companies sell their products via bank’s online and offline channels to bank clients. In return, banks get fees or commissions

Does your native content dream team have what it takes_

Share this: Imagine: You’re one of the major players in a marketing department of an insurance company with an office overlooking Lower Manhattan. Last month, the CMO–your boss—tasked you with a very clear objective: Increase the presence of the company’s

Lucas giolito and trea turner continue to top prospect charts – the washington post

Trea Turner and Lucas Giolito rank among the game’s top prospects, and will both be in major league spring training. (John Amis/Associated Press) When major league spring training officially opens a few weeks from now, two of the top 15

Pittsburgh pirates team outlook – cbssports. com

After ending their 20-year playoff drought just three short years ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates have come to expect success. Their 98 wins last year were second only to the division rival Cardinals even though they got only one playoff game

Silly old bear_ winnie-the-pooh’s legacy endures at 90 _ triblive

By Michael Machosky | Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, 8:57 p. m. Winnie’s world Winnie the Pooh and his friends have been turning up on TV, in videos and at the movies for years. Veteran voice actor Jim Cummings has spent

Wright on_ vuls_ baseball plan shows signs of coming to fruition _ hawaii tribune-herald

Growth in athletic programs can occur in different ways at different places. They still haven’t come up with a handy step-by-step guidebook for coaches who take over troubled teams and need to chart a new, successful course. Everybody gets to

Top tips for tackling collaboration on the pitch and at work _ techweekeurope uk

Those who have read my previous bylines will know that I am a something of a Rugby fan, so I am very excited about the Six Nations starting this weekend. With a new coach and a new captain, I am

_ firestorm around racism raises questions about double standards _ columnists _ bdlive____ _______

YOU are a racist. Probably, anyway, according to experts. Acrimony about racism is at fever pitch. Real and suspected racists are being vilified and heads are rolling. Penny Sparrow called black people “monkeys”, Standard Bank said Chris Hart was suspended

Will renaissance dam flood egypt's mediterranean coast_ – al-monitor_ the pulse of the middle east

The study by Sameh Kantoush, a professor at Japan’s Kyoto University who specializes in dams and water resources, warns of the potential for a number of bleak scenarios involving environmental deterioration that would affect not only the downstream countries of

Will fifa kick the can down the pitch on whistleblower protections_ _ gap

Next month, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) will hold an election for its top position. The off-year ballot is scheduled because the currently-suspended FIFA President, Joseph “Sepp” Blatter, faces serious allegations of racketeering, conspiracy, money laundering, corruption, mismanagement

How the nfl turned the super bowl into a wild success _ stanford graduate school of business

Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Super Bowl 50 is expected to draw a million visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area this week, making it a financial boon — and a logistical headache — for local economies. For a business perspective

Flame resistant fabrics industry _ market analysis, shares, strategies, forecasts, worldwide 2015 to 2020 – press release – digital journal

MarketResearchStore added new market research report on Global Flame Resistant Fabrics Industry Market 2015-2020 This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Deerfield Beach, FL — ( SBWIRE) — 01/22/2016 — Global Flame Resistant Fabrics Market 2015 The report provides

Marin man takes a swing at improving baseball in israel _ j. the jewish news weekly of northern california

Israeli baseball official Nate Fish (left) and philanthropist Andy Bloch of Marin The concept of the Israel Baseball Experience, Bloch said, “is to attract Jewish players, 18 to 28, primarily from the United States who already know how to play

Oakland a’s 2016 top-50 prospects scouting report_ dustin driver – oakland – scout

Name: Dustin Driver Position: SP Height/Weight: 6’2’’, 210 Bats/Throws: R/R Age: 21 How Acquired: Drafted in the 7th round of the 2013 amateur draft Three years into his professional career, Dustin Driver’s on-field production has yet to live up to