Acer’s Predator Thronos is a throne finally fit for extreme gamers — Techradar – All the latest technology news


At IFA 2018, Acer unveiled its remarkable-looking Predator Thronos, which it claims “reimagines the gaming chair for a new level of gamer.”This 1.5 meter-tall chair comes in a choice of colors – dual tone black with either white or blue accents – and it vibrates according to what’s happening onscreen, giving you an immersive gaming… via […]

Entrepreneur — Who’s Who Newsletters


Backed by an extremely lengthy career in real estate and banking, M. Walker Wallace retired as chairman of his real estate firm, Wallace Associates, while leaving a legacy as a proficient and passionate entrepreneur, philanthropist and working professional. He retired from this position after serving in it for almost three decades. Other noteworthy roles include: […] […]

A rare and powerful Hawaiian hurricane is flooding its islands — Quartz


The outer reaches of Hurricane Lane are drenching Hawaii with heavy rains, in some places as much as 20 inches (50 centimeters), the AP reports. Winds blowing at roughly 120 miles per hour have also been reported. The path of Lane, which even as a Category 3 could be the biggest storm to make landfall […] […]

Furious nature will take a heavy toll on your insurance bill — anshika awasthi


Furious nature spells doom for insurance business worldwide As flood water has started receding in Kerala, the Gods own country now giving chase to their insurers, those are likely to take a Rs 500-1000 crore hit from the Kerala floods, worst floods in at least a century. With over 361 deaths and about 20,774 […] via […]

EOS: Landslide Database Reveals Uptick in Human-Caused Fatal Slides — ResearchBuzz: Firehose


EOS: Landslide Database Reveals Uptick in Human-Caused Fatal Slides. “Researchers now have an idea of how many such landslides are occurring around the globe. They have compiled the most comprehensive database of landslides that took place between 2004 and 2016. This database includes information on the landslides’ causes as well as their death tolls.” via EOS: […]

Machine Society – A Short Story — The Quack


‘First time voter?’ ‘Yes.’ ‘Your finger, please.’ ‘I have brought hair as well.’ ‘The procedure has been changed. Follow me, I’ll show you your room.’ Huge paintings on the walls between rooms like there is no problem in the world, I hear them saying “go inside, enjoy yourself! You really should, we’ve got pictures of […] […]

Nehemiah Prays! — Trinity and Humanity


Part 1a: 23min “https://trinityandhumanity.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/18-2-11-nehemiah-prays-part-1a-nehemiah1-1-2-8-tah-guest-andrews.mp3” Part 1b: 24min “https://trinityandhumanity.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/18-2-11-nehemiah-prays-part-1b-nehemiah1-1-2-8-tah-guest-andrews.mp3” Full Message: “https://trinityandhumanity.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/18-2-11-nehemiah-prays-full-message-nehemiah1-1-2-8-tah-guest-andrews.mp3” Main Passage: [Nehemiah’s Prayer] Nehemiah 1:1–2:8 Nehemiah cried out to God in prayer on behalf of his people for God to restore them in the promised land. As we read the story of Nehemiah, we are reminded that we follow a God who forgives […]

Murder of a Prominent Scientist or a Daughter’s ‘Act of Mercy’? — GINGERTRIX


Mary E. White was a highly regarded scientist whose mind was ravaged by dementia. After her daughter was accused of murdering her this month, it set off a broader debate in Australia on euthanasia. Published: August 27, 2018 at 02:00PM via Murder of a Prominent Scientist or a Daughter’s ‘Act of Mercy’? — GINGERTRIX

South Korea’s body painting festival takes fantasy to a new level — Mashable


The annual Daegu International Bodypainting Festival brings makeup artists and models together from around the world. The theme of this year’s festival, which took place the weekend of August 25, was “Love.” Read more…More about Art, South Korea, Festival, Body Paint, and Culture via South Korea’s body painting festival takes fantasy to a new level — […]

Winnipeg fire leaves dozens of families homeless, some with no insurance — Global News


It could be days before investigators know caused a devastating blaze that tore through adjoining buildings on Beaverhill Boulevard that left dozens of people homeless. Continue reading → via Winnipeg fire leaves dozens of families homeless, some with no insurance — Global News

Model beats homeless man to death for asking him for money. (video) —


A video has emerged showing a model beating a homeless man to death because he asked him for money. Hivo Gonzalez, 32, is alleged to have used a fish bat to kill Pedro Cruz following an argument when he approached him for money earlier this month. Gonzalez claimed that he was acting in self-defence […] via […]

Emerging Markets and Their Ways of Engaging in Global Sourcing — Sourcing Instinct


Strategic sourcing companies exist to help the business organizations who partner with international outsourcing providers. Such companies are capable of ensuring the investments, building, and implementation of their skills are properly planned and tailored to meet the needs of their clients. via Emerging Markets and Their Ways of Engaging in Global Sourcing — Sourcing Instinct

‘The Crown’: Netflix Releases First Look at Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip — Variety


Netflix has released its first look at Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, in the new season of “The Crown,” which is in production. Menzies will play the husband to Olivia Colman’s Queen Ellizabeth II in the third and fourth seasons of the smash-hit show, taking over the role from Matt Smith. […] […]

Apple donates $1M to Kerala flood relief efforts — Grouvy Today


By Mikey Campbell Saturday, August 25, 2018, 10:20 pm PT (01:20 am ET) After opening iTunes’ donation mechanism earlier this week to help victims of the Kerala floods in India, Apple on Saturday pledged 70,000,000 Indian Rupees (about $1 million) to support Mercy Corps efforts in the region. Apple in a statement to Indian […] via […]

“I have seen that you are righteous before Me” #1480 — Sword Tips


Then the Lord said to Noah, “Come into the ark, you and all your household, because I have seen that you are righteous before Me in this generation. (Genesis 7:1, NKJV) God called Noah and his family into the ark after Noah built the ark “according to all that God commanded him” (Genesis 6:22). Why […] […]

“I have seen that you are righteous before Me” #1480 — Sword Tips


Then the Lord said to Noah, “Come into the ark, you and all your household, because I have seen that you are righteous before Me in this generation. (Genesis 7:1, NKJV) God called Noah and his family into the ark after Noah built the ark “according to all that God commanded him” (Genesis 6:22). Why […] […]

7 years ago : Somalia’s famine reaches into Mogadishu — Le journal du peintre : painting news by Michel Briat


The UN first declared a famine in July 2011 in Somalia’s Southern Bakool and Lower Shabelle. Somalia’s famine killed 260 000 people. http://lejournaldupeintre.wordpress.com/ http://www.lestableauxdupeintre.wordpress.com http://www.twitter.com/michelbriat http://michelbriat.wixsite.com/painting-news-briat – – – – – – – – via 7 years ago : Somalia’s famine reaches into Mogadishu — Le journal du peintre : painting news by Michel Briat

Le virus Ebola frappe dans la zone de conflit — Nouvelles Du Monde


GEOPOLIS – Tous les observateurs s’accordent sur le fait que la reprise du virus Ebola en RDC est particulièrement préoccupante. Parce que cette fois, le virus apparaît dans l’est du pays, près de la ville de Beni au Nord-Kivu. La région est au cœur d’un conflit entre l’armée régulière et les rebelles. Au plus tard […] […]

Varavara Rao arrested in plot to assassinate PM — Telugu360.com


The Maharashtra Police on Tuesday arrested Maoist ideologue Varavara Rao here for his alleged involvement in a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his family members said. A police team from Pune arrested the revolutionary writer after searching his house and the houses of his family members and friends including a journalist. Varvara Rao […] […]

Trump threatens Google over alleged biased search results — 4 atoms


Trump threatens Google over alleged biased search results President Trump threatened Google on early Tuesday morning, saying the Internet giant’s search engine is biased against conservative media and promised that the situation “will be addressed.” https://ift.tt/2MBCivg via Trump threatens Google over alleged biased search results — 4 atoms

German Chancellor Now Opposes Climate Emissions Targets She Originally Proposed — Watts Up With That?


Guest essay by Eric Worrall Economic and political reality is biting hard in Germany, where Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced a push back against CO2 emissions targets which she originally helped to propose. Merkel Pushing Back Against Higher EU Climate Change Target Dave Keating Aug 27, 2018,5:01 pm In 2014, the leaders of the 28… via […]

German Chancellor Now Opposes Climate Emissions Targets She Originally Proposed — Watts Up With That?


Guest essay by Eric Worrall Economic and political reality is biting hard in Germany, where Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced a push back against CO2 emissions targets which she originally helped to propose. Merkel Pushing Back Against Higher EU Climate Change Target Dave Keating Aug 27, 2018,5:01 pm In 2014, the leaders of the 28… via […]

Lockheed Martin Shows off its new Space Habitat — Universe Today


In their pursuit of returning astronauts to the Moon, and sending crewed missions to Mars, NASA has contracted with a number of aerospace companies to develop all the infrastructure it will need. In addition to the Space Launch System (SLS) and the Orion spacecraft – which will fly the astronauts into space and see them… via […]

Legal


An unsolved 62-year-old mystery could throw a monkey wrench into any plans special counsel Robert Mueller has to issue a public report on his probe’s findings. | Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images Legal ‘Sleeper’ case could torpedo Mueller report It might even keep the special counsel from sending a report to Congress, shaking Democrats’ hopes that such a […]

Too Blessed To Be Stressed — Sermon on Ephesians 6.10–20


Posted on August 23, 2015 by taylormertins Ephesians 6.10–20 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his power. Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For our struggle is not against enemies of blood and flesh, but […]

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The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination


Harvard Business Review Subscribe By Peter Bregman May 10, 2013 82,989 saves Peter Bregman is CEO of Bregman Partners, a company that helps senior leaders create accountability and inspire collective action on their organization’s most important work. Best-selling author of 18 Minutes, his forthcoming book is Leading with Emotional Courage. He is also the host […]

Hunger Stones and Megadroughts — sunshine hours


Hunger stones and Megadroughts “The drought in Central Europe has shrunk the rivers & exposed “hunger stones”, where people of the past recorded droughts & the famines they caused. One of the stones recently uncovered in the Elbe is carved with the words, “If you see me, weep.” ” h/t @PaulMMCooper It’s been worse … […] […]

9th Driest July on Record for Antigua, Droughts Continue — Dale Destin – Anu Met Service


July 2018 was the ninth driest on record for Antigua dating back to 1928. The last time we had a drier July was 2015, when we recorded our driest year in, at least, 145 years. The drought has reached severe levels, the lowest on our drought scale. Virtually all potable water is from the sea […]