Italy PM Conte to quit amid coalition row

Italy PM Conte to quit amid coalition row

19 ViewsMedia playback is unsupported on your device Media captionItaly’s PM Giuseppe Conte addresses the Senate flanked by Matteo Salvini (L) and Luigi Di Maio Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has resigned following a blistering attack on coalition partner Matteo Salvini.Mr Conte said Mr Salvini had been “irresponsible” in creating a new political crisis for …

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LL Bean launching its first Canadian store – The Globe and Mail

LL Bean launching its first Canadian store – The Globe and Mail

13 ViewsU.S. clothing and sporting equipment company L.L. Bean is launching its first store in Canada in a bid to boost flat sales and expand its international footprint. The Maine-based retailer known for its catalogue of leather-and-rubber boots will open a 13,000-square-foot store in Ontario’s Oakville Place on Aug. 23 in an effort to generate …

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Fly me to the moon is largely a waste of money | Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, East Kootenay, Elk Valley, Kimberley – E-Know.ca

Fly me to the moon is largely a waste of money | Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, East Kootenay, Elk Valley, Kimberley – E-Know.ca

14 ViewsPosted: July 20, 2019 Fly me to the moon is largely a waste of money “Perceptions,” by Gerry Warner Op-Ed Commentary “Mars can wait; oceans can’t.” That’s the title of a recent CNN production and it summarizes perfectly how this former space nut feels about the futility of spending gazillions of dollars on space …

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The Elusive Price—and Prize—of Fame on the Internet

The Elusive Price—and Prize—of Fame on the Internet

38 ViewsTypography by Simoul AlvaThree of Beowulf’s virtues make sense. The fourth seems more like a vice. He was the man most gracious and fair-minded / Kindest to his people and keenest to win fame. Gracious, fair, kind. But also: more eager than anyone to see his name in torchlights. “Keenest to win fame” is …

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The Cosmic, Psychedelic, Glow-in-the-Dark Art of Alex Aliume

The Cosmic, Psychedelic, Glow-in-the-Dark Art of Alex Aliume

15 ViewsAlex Aliume is about to show me his latest painting, made with a new technique. I’m on my knees on the floor of his 8- by 12-foot basement studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn, and 3D neon fluorescent artwork covers almost every square inch of wall, floor, and ceiling.The new painting is called Cosmic Consciousness. When …

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4 podcasts to teach kids about history, identity, and current events

4 podcasts to teach kids about history, identity, and current events

16 ViewsIn our Back to School series, Mashable tackles the big issues students face, from mental health to representation to respectful communication. Because returning to the classroom is about more than buying school supplies.  As your child heads back to school, you may be looking for appropriate ways to bolster the education they’re getting in …

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