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Researchers find wreckage of lost WWII warship USS Indianapolis – Washington Post

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Naval researchers announced Saturday that they have found the wreckage of the lost World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, 72 years after the vessel sank in minutes after it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The ship was found almost 3 1/2 miles below the surface of the Philippine Sea, said a tweet from Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen, who led…

6 police officers shot in 3 US cities Friday night; 2 dead – ABC News

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Two policemen have died after six law enforcement officers were shot in three different U.S. cities on Friday night, their respective agencies have confirmed. In central Florida, two officers with the Kissimmee Police Department were shot and killed, according to police chief Jeffrey O’Dell. Officer Matthew Baxter, a three-year veteran, died from his wound. The other officer, 10-year veteran Sgt. Sam Howard, was initially in “grave critical condition” but died…

Foiling Pick-Pockets: The New Women’s Line From Clothing Arts – Forbes

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Clothing Arts Cloting Arts Woemn’s Travel Shirt I first met Adam Rapp in Namibia a few years ago at the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS). He was there to show off some rather cool shirts and pants that he called Pick-Pocket Proof, designed after a year of vagabonding around the world. His company is called Clothing Arts and he gave me some pants to try out while I was in…

A Demand That NY City’s Zoning Laws Should Subsidise The Fashion Industry – Forbes

Saturday, August 19, 2017

A piece in the New York Times demanding that the zoning laws of New York City continue to subsidise the fashion industry. By, and this might not be a coincidence, two people who work in the fashion industry. If it is coincidence of course it’s a remarkable one for of course the demand is, when stripped to its economic essence, that other peoples’ money should continue to flow into the…

Foot Locker’s Woes – In A Market Economy Those Who Live By Fashion’s Vagaries Will Die By Them – Forbes

Saturday, August 19, 2017

It might seem a little odd to be using the stock price decline at Foot Locker to reveal a basic truth about why we have a market economy but this is indeed, writ small, exactly why we do indeed organise ourselves by using the market and the price system. We could get all portentious about this, as in the headline, pretentious even, but that apparently people don’t want expensive sneakers…

Meet Pamela Kieck, OnMilwaukee’s fabulous new fashion columnist – OnMilwaukee.com

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Published Aug. 17, 2017 at 6:06 p.m. Hello, my fellow Milwaukeeans! My name is Pamela Kieck, and I’m so excited to be joining the OnMilwaukee team as a fashion columnist. It has always been a dream of mine to have my own column ever since I spent my weekends binge watching “Sex in the City” in college, so this is totally dream come true. A little about myself –…

That’s a Lottie leg! Model Moss leads the fashion pack at V Festival in a tiny pin-flashing playsuit and quirky … – Daily Mail

Saturday, August 19, 2017

By Abby Rose For Mailonline Published: 11:05 EDT, 19 August 2017 | Updated: 18:33 EDT, 19 August 2017 e-mail 33 View comments She’s the younger half-sister of supermodel Kate Moss, and has made waves in the fashion world. And Lottie Moss, 19, demonstrated her sartorial prowess, as she lead the fashion pack at V Festival in Chelmsford, England on Saturday. Wearing a tiny fringed black playsuit, the petite model ensured…

Newspapers Were Just As Obsessed With the Last Great American Eclipse As They Are With the 2017 Event – Newsweek

Saturday, August 19, 2017

The last time that a total solar eclipse crossed over the entire continental United States, in 1918, newspapers big and small covered the phenomenon. Reports described the crowds that gathered on streets to look up at the sky, and The New York Times called the event “a spectacle indescribably unusual and magnificent.” The August 21 eclipse will be the first whose path of totality will cross the country since the one…

More Info On Microsoft’s Xbox One X Coming Tomorrow, August 20 – Forbes

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Credit: Microsoft Xbox One X. Microsoft’s Xbox One has been a known quantity for a while now, first surfacing in leaks as a rumored update to the Xbox One before Microsoft confirmed its existence at E3 last year. Since then we’ve received a steady drip of info, from a breakdown of its technical specifications at Digital Foundry to the final price and name at E3 this year. What we don’t…

Microsoft: Bing’s US Market Share Is Wildly Underestimated – Gizmodo

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Photo: AP Microsoft claims Bing, its search engine for people who have just unboxed a new computer and are trying to find out where to download Chrome, is bigger than you think. Stats released by the company this week claim Bing enjoys an astonishing 33 percent market share in the US, which is far higher than the frankly more believable 9 percent it reports worldwide. According to Microsoft, the 33…

A Stanford psychologist says internet culture isn’t as toxic as it feels – Quartz

Saturday, August 19, 2017

The internet feels like a worse place lately. In March, the Pew Research Center cited hate memes, manipulative bots spewing fake news, and media reports declaring the end of internet innocence as evidence that the social web isn’t “a space where disparate views, ideas and conversations [can] constructively converge.” Meanwhile, the risks of going online are widely discussed: It can cause depression, or create a “toxic mirror.” It can even…

‘Free speech’ rally ends early as thousands of counter-protesters descend on Boston Common – Washington Post

Saturday, August 19, 2017

BOSTON – Thousands of counter-protesters crammed Boston Common and marched through city streets on Saturday morning in efforts to drown out the planned “free speech” rally that many feared would be attended by white supremacist groups. By 1 p.m., the handful of rally attendees had left the Boston Common pavillion, concluding their event without the planned speeches. A victorious cheer went up among the counter-protesters, as many began to leave….

Bannon or no Bannon, Trump will be Trump – CNN

Saturday, August 19, 2017

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Florida police officer killed, three others injured in separate overnight shootings – Washington Post

Saturday, August 19, 2017

One officer was killed and three others were injured in two separate Florida shootings Friday night, outbreaks of violence against police that reverberated across the nation. The first shooting incident left one officer dead and another “gravely” injured in Kissimmee, Fla., just south of Orlando. Officers were responding to a report of suspicious activity in a high-crime area when they were taken by surprise, officials said. The second shooting, about 90 minutes…

The Latest: Missing imam in Spain thought to be key figure – Washington Post

Saturday, August 19, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A police official in Spain says an imam whose home was searched as part of the investigation into two deadly vehicle attacks is believed to be the radicalizing force behind the cell of young men — and is now thought to have died in an explosion linked to the attacks. The official spoke on condition of…

Trump’s mixed messaging sparks concerns of ‘emboldened’ white supremacists – CNN

Saturday, August 19, 2017

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A Demand That NY City’s Zoning Laws Should Subsidise The Fashion Industry – Forbes

Saturday, August 19, 2017

A piece in the New York Times demanding that the zoning laws of New York City continue to subsidise the fashion industry. By, and this might not be a coincidence, two people who work in the fashion industry. If it is coincidence of course it’s a remarkable one for of course the demand is, when stripped to its economic essence, that other peoples’ money should continue to flow into the…

Meet Pamela Kieck, OnMilwaukee’s fabulous new fashion columnist – OnMilwaukee.com

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Published Aug. 17, 2017 at 6:06 p.m. Hello, my fellow Milwaukeeans! My name is Pamela Kieck, and I’m so excited to be joining the OnMilwaukee team as a fashion columnist. It has always been a dream of mine to have my own column ever since I spent my weekends binge watching “Sex in the City” in college, so this is totally dream come true. A little about myself –…

That’s a Lottie leg! Model Moss leads the fashion pack at V Festival in a tiny pin-flashing playsuit and quirky … – Daily Mail

Saturday, August 19, 2017

By Abby Rose For Mailonline Published: 11:05 EDT, 19 August 2017 | Updated: 11:49 EDT, 19 August 2017 e-mail 13 View comments She’s the younger half-sister of supermodel Kate Moss, and has made waves in the fashion world. And Lottie Moss, 19, demonstrated her sartorial prowess, as she lead the fashion pack at V Festival in Chelmsford, England on Saturday. Wearing a tiny fringed black playsuit, the petite model ensured…