House Dems question Flynn’s disclosures about Middle East trip
Jun20

House Dems question Flynn’s disclosures about Middle East trip

Two top House Democrats are questioning whether Michael Flynn failed to report a 2015 trip to the Middle East to federal security clearance investigators, a potential omission that could add to the legal jeopardy President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser faces over the truthfulness of his statements to authorities and on government documents. The lawmakers Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y....

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A First-Grader’s Picasso-Like Painting Is Now Hanging At The Met
Jun19

A First-Grader’s Picasso-Like Painting Is Now Hanging At The Met

For the past 10 years, The Met has hosted a group exhibition entitled P.S. Art, featuring artwork from a variety of media highlighting the innovation and skill emerging from public art education programs in and around New York City. On opening night, the young artists were given lanyards to distinguish them from the hundreds of visitors clamoring to get a glimpse of the work. Visitors were encouraged to approach any and all...

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The chronicle of a tragedy foretold: Grenfell Tower
Jun18

The chronicle of a tragedy foretold: Grenfell Tower

Government and councils were warned repeatedly about fire safety experts fears over tower blocks as far back as 1999 The residents of Grenfell Tower were alarmed to discover smoke pouring from their electrical appliances in May 2013. Laptops, televisions, washing machines and fridges were damaged by an unexplained series of power surges that prompted the frightened occupants of the 24-storey tower in west London to descend on their...

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How To Live A Full Life (And Leave Nothing On The Table) By 30
Jun17

How To Live A Full Life (And Leave Nothing On The Table) By 30

Ryan Holiday Instagram A weird, and somewhat morbid thought occurs to me from time to time. When I am on a plane and the turbulence hits, when a car veers out into traffic, when I hear about someone I know who died suddenly: I dont get scared. I just think, If this is it, alright. At first I thought this might be a sign of depression, or something wrong with me, but Ive come to realize it isnt. Its actually something quite positive....

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The world’s oddest election
Jun16

The world’s oddest election

(CNN)There are stump speeches, handshakes and even an official statement refuting voting fraud. Think “Baby One More Time” era Britney Spears, cloned over and...

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The Sustainable City: Is off-grid living the way forward for Dubai?
Jun15

The Sustainable City: Is off-grid living the way forward for Dubai?

(CNN)The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will not run out of oil any time soon. According to the most recent data set available, the Emirates has proven reserves equivalent to 98 billion barrels — enough for the nation to rank seventh globally. In January, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and UAE vice president, announced a new energy strategy and $163 billion of investment in alternative energy over the next...

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