2015 SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES CHINA

2015 SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES CHINA

EDI MEDIA AND G&E STUDIO’S CEO AND PRESIDENT JAMES SU, along with other dignitaries, joined First Lady Michelle Obama in welcoming thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities to the 2015 SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES on Saturday during a joyous Opening Ceremony filled with fanfare and applause for their courage and determination. The Los Angeles Coliseum was filled with over 6,500 athletes from 165 countries that will participate in 25 sports over nine days, ranging from…

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Travel Guide: Canada & Alaska

Travel Guide: Canada & Alaska

From the big windows of the Rocky Mountaineer train, the dramatic landscape of Canada passes by … forests, jagged ranges, crystalline water. Then the coast parades past the deck of a cruise ship travelling the Inside Passage. From a coach or car, from modern cities to quaint and isolated towns, Canada and Alaska present just about every option imaginable for big-landscape touring. As West Australians, we then add a sense of familiarity that’s a little…

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Listen to ‘Detours,’ Detroit’s new entertainment podcast

Listen to ‘Detours,’ Detroit’s new entertainment podcast

Your audio guide to Metro Detroit’s thriving arts scene is finally here. Detroit, meet “Detours,” the new entertainment and culture podcast from the Detroit Free Press. Hosted weekly by arts journalist Rob St. Mary, with an assist from Free Press arts & entertainment editor Steve Byrne, “Detours” will feature unscripted conversations with Detroit’s most intriguing creative personalities and the lowdown on the weekend’s most exciting events. The first episode of “Detours” takes listeners on location to this weekend’s Mo…

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Tech Talk: The year of women in science and technology

Tech Talk: The year of women in science and technology

The Science Ministry and the Council for Higher Education decided to carry out this campaign in an effort to boost women’s participation in science-related fields. The Science Ministry has officially named 2015 the year of women in science and technology. On July 14 it launched an extensive public-relations campaign that will be led by a number of leading women scientists. The Science Ministry and the Council for Higher Education decided to carry out this campaign…

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Pearson boss defends sale of Financial Times to Nikkei

Pearson boss defends sale of Financial Times to Nikkei

Pearson was no longer the best owner of the Financial Times, the publishing group’s chief executive has said in defence of the decision to sell the 127-year-old newspaper to Japan’s Nikkei. John Fallon gave assurances that the Japanese financial media company would respect the FT’s independence, ensuring that the title would remain “a great British institution”. He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Friday: “In many ways it’s the leading chronicler of global business…

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Storms, sharks and sheep … a trip up Western Australia’s Ningaloo coast

Storms, sharks and sheep … a trip up Western Australia’s Ningaloo coast

The tarmac ended as night fell. I’d driven 700 miles north from Perth, seeing the landscape change subtly and slowly: white sand to yellow dirt, then orange and red. The vegetation got smaller and the bush flies grew to be a plague. I’d taken three days over the journey, but now I was approaching my final destination: Gnaraloo sheep station. It’s one of Australia’s most remote coastal spots, celebrated for its outback authenticity, its fearsome surfing and,…

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New science and engineering lab at Kingsborough

New science and engineering lab at Kingsborough

This tricked-out new technology lab is meant to stem the decline in science education. Kingsborough Community College cut the ribbon on a new laboratory for teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics — or Stem — designed to spark students’ interest in the four fields of education that experts say are key to future prosperity for both individuals and the nation as a whole. “This lab will be used to assist with student recruitment,” said Kingsborough…

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Reporter Question Proves Trump 2016 Is An Entertainment Story

Reporter Question Proves Trump 2016 Is An Entertainment Story

If you had any doubt that Donald Trump’s candidacy for president was being treated by the media — besides The Huffington Post — as an entertainment story, all you had to do was listen in to Senate Democrats’ news conference on Tuesday. The topic at hand was the highway bill, a massive measure that the Senate hopes to move by the end of the month to prevent bridge and road construction projects from grinding to a…

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Guest Voices: Managing Supply Chains is Intertwined With Financial Management

Guest Voices: Managing Supply Chains is Intertwined With Financial Management

Many companies have become adept at using supply-chain management to increase their competitiveness, yet the function remains under-utilized in one vital area: working capital management. As interest rates rise and markets become less tolerant of performers who are careless with working capital, companies may pay a high price for failing to make full use of the financial management capabilities in their supply chains. A study recently published by consulting firm REL, a division of The…

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Tunisia: Tory MP and tourists question UK travel warning

Tunisia: Tory MP and tourists question UK travel warning

The chairman of the foreign affairs select committee has questioned official advice telling British tourists to leave Tunisia and said he would still go on holiday to the country. The foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, said on Thursday that another terrorist attack in Tunisia was highly likely, though there was no evidence of a specific plot. His warning came after 38 tourists, including 30 Britons, were shot dead on a beach in Sousse last month. Crispin Blunt,…

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Next Einstein Forum on the search for 54 of Africa’s top young science and technology ambassadors

Next Einstein Forum on the search for 54 of Africa’s top young science and technology ambassadors

If you’re a young African with with a passion for community engagement and a strong track record in the science and technology spaces, then this might pique your interest. The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) has launched the search for fifty-four of Africa’s top young science and technology ambassadors, one from each African country. The selected NEF Ambassadors will join the NEF Fellows Class as young science and technology champions from Africa. The NEF is an…

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UnREAL’s Natasha Wilson says the show is ‘extremely

UnREAL’s Natasha Wilson says the show is ‘extremely

Maya the sommelier was the latest cast-off on Everlasting, the fictional reality dating competition that is the focus of Lifetime’s UnREAL, the runaway hit “loosely based” on shows “like” The Bachelor. (The show’s creator, Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, once worked on the ABC reality series, but for liability reasons nobody on the show will spell out the obvious.) Portrayed by Natasha Wilson, Maya was one of the more level-headed of the contestants vying for the heart…

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