Category: World News

Recall

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – SodaStream is recalling some 51,000 blue tinted one liter carbonating bottles. The company says that they can burst under pressure due to a manufacturing defect. No injuries have been reported. The recalled bottles have an expiration date of “4/2020” printed on their warning labels and have a blue cap and blue… via SodaStream Announces Recall Of 51,000 Carbonating Bottles — CBS … Read More Recall

Some Thoughts About Time…

“Lost time is never found again” – Benjamin Franklin Everything comes down to time. It is the very stuff of life; the warp and the weft. The only things we truly have are: our bodies, our energy, and our attention; and all three of these exist within that box of delights we call ‘time’. If […] via Some Thoughts About Time… — JamesRadcliffe.com

Study: Doomsday Clock Ticking

Tenfold jump in green tech needed to meet global emissions targets Green innovations must be developed and spread globally 10 times faster than in the past if we are to limit warming to below the Paris Agreement’s 2 degrees C target DURHAM, N.C. – The global spread of green technologies must quicken significantly to avoid […] via Study: Doomsday clock is ticking – Green tech … Read More Study: Doomsday Clock Ticking

The Spirit of Freedom

NEW YORK (CBSNewYor/AP) — Delta Air Lines grounded its domestic flights late Sunday due to what was described as “automation issues.” The the Federal Aviation Administration and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey advised the public of the outage late Sunday. Passengers were advised to contact Delta for updates. CHECK: Flight Delays… via Delta ‘Automation Issues’ Ground Domestic Flights; Website Also Down … Read More The Spirit of Freedom

United States Slaps Sanctions On Russia For Election Hacking; Russia Closes School, Vacation House — CBS New York

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — President Barack Obama imposed sanctions Thursday on nine Russian officials and intelligence services, as a penalty for Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. Russian authorities were already showing signs of retaliation late Thursday. As CBS2’s Lou Young reported, the State Department also has… via United States Slaps Sanctions On Russia For Election Hacking; … Read More United States Slaps Sanctions On Russia For Election Hacking; Russia Closes School, Vacation House — CBS New York

125 years ago today: the invention of basketball and the Canadian participants in the first ever basketball game — Library and Archives Canada Blog

By Normand Laplante December 21, 2016 marks the 125th anniversary of the invention of basketball by Canadian James Naismith and of the first game ever played. In the fall of 1891, Naismith was studying to become a YMCA physical education instructor at the International YMCA Training Institute in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was given the task […] via 125 years ago today: the invention of basketball … Read More 125 years ago today: the invention of basketball and the Canadian participants in the first ever basketball game — Library and Archives Canada Blog

Foodbanks, social justice and why we need a new conversation about poverty — Policy Press Blog

In her speech from The future of social justice event we held on Monday, Kayleigh Garthwaite, author of Hunger Pains, talks about her experience of volunteering at foodbanks and how we can harness and express the collective shame that should be felt over the existence of emergency food aid. “For the last three years, I’ve been a […] via Foodbanks, social justice and why we … Read More Foodbanks, social justice and why we need a new conversation about poverty — Policy Press Blog

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