Monthly Archive: May 2018

Street art where it’s forbidden 0

Street art where it’s forbidden

Graffiti is illegal in Singapore and the penalties are harsh. But Farizwan Fajari, also known as Speak Cryptic, is a successful street artist. He tells the BBC why he thinks there is a growing...

The witch hunts of Papua New Guinea 0

The witch hunts of Papua New Guinea

Accusations of witchcraft in Papua New Guinea can lead to people being brutally attacked and sometimes murdered. Witch doctors, known as Glass Marys, make a living identifying so-called witches, while those they accuse become...

U.S. vetoes U.N. resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians 0

U.S. vetoes U.N. resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians

By Rodrigo Campos UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States vetoed on Friday a Kuwaiti-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution that condemned Israel’s use of force against Palestinian civilians, underlining Washington’s differences with friends and...

AD Celebrates the Grand Opening of the California Closets TriBeCa Flagship 0

AD Celebrates the Grand Opening of the California Closets TriBeCa Flagship

On May 22, AD Editor in Chief Amy Astley hosted a festive cocktail party to celebrate the grand opening of the California Closets NYC Flagship. Designers, architects, and industry tastemakers enjoyed cocktails and canapés...

Trump’s coal pandering plan would raise costs, undermine renewables 0

Trump’s coal pandering plan would raise costs, undermine renewables

President Trump demanded today that the Department of Energy take immediate steps to prevent the closure of coal and nuclear plants, a dramatic intervention that will distort energy markets, raise consumer costs, and spark...

The Latest: New Mexico wildfire threatens more homes 0

The Latest: New Mexico wildfire threatens more homes

EAGLE NEST, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a northern New Mexico wildfire (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Authorities say a wildfire burning in a forested area of northeastern New Mexico is threatening nearly...

US votes against UN resolution denouncing Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians 0

US votes against UN resolution denouncing Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians

The United States has vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israel’s use of force in seeking to squelch protests at the border with Gaza. US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley...

Chrysler, Dodge, and Fiat Aren’t Dead Yet: Here’s What’s Going On 0

Chrysler, Dodge, and Fiat Aren’t Dead Yet: Here’s What’s Going On

From Car and Driver Conspicuously absent from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ five-year plan presentation today at its proving grounds in Balocco, Italy, was any future talk about three brands: Fiat, Chrysler, and Dodge. No, they’re...

Google Employees Discuss Staging Protest Of Their Own Company 0

Google Employees Discuss Staging Protest Of Their Own Company

A small group of Google employees, in response to a company contract with a Pentagon-backed program called Maven, have discussed the idea of staging a protest at a conference in July. Employees fear that...

Bumpy road for California Democrats targeting Republican House seats 0

Bumpy road for California Democrats targeting Republican House seats

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – As Californians prepare to go to the polls on Tuesday to choose candidates in primary elections, the state’s quirky electoral rules and a softening of support for...