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Judge Hints at Plans to Rein In Google’s Illegal Play Store Monopoly

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmail“Google as an illegal monopolist will have to pay some penalties,” US federal judge James Donato said Thursday, in a hearing discussing next steps after a jury found the company breached antitrust laws.  Wired​“Google as an illegal monopolist will have to pay some penalties,” US federal judge James Donato said Thursday, in a hearing discussing […]

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the invention of basketball — 5/24/24

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailToday’s selection — from Basketball: Its Origin and Development by James Naismith. In 1891, the Canadian James Naismith, faced with the lack of a popular activity for athletes during winter, sat down at his desk and invented a new game: “As I sat there at my desk, I began to study games from the […]

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4th Francis Bacon painting stolen in Madrid is recovered by Spanish Police

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailToday, the Spanish authorities announced that the fourth of five stolen paintings by the artist Francis Bacon has been recovered by the Policía Nacional España.  The operation followed upon the February 2024 arrest of two individuals who are alleged to have received two of the paintings. This hauntingly circa 1980, oil and pastel portrait, signed on […]

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President and CEO of Americans for the Arts Nolen Bivens Supports the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailThursday, May 23, 2024Category: Americans for the Arts NewsLegislative NewsOn May 14, Americans for the Arts’ President and CEO Nolen Bivens submitted written testimony supporting increased federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).  Americans for the Arts News​ Thursday, May 23, 2024 Category:  Americans for […]

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Biden’s New Import Rules Will Hit Ebike Batteries Too

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailThe tariffs’ effects on the bike industry are still up in the air.  Wired​The tariffs’ effects on the bike industry are still up in the air.  Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmail

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The bug you didn’t know you were eating

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailThe otherwise unremarkable insect from Mexico that’s used to make the most dazzling and coveted crimson colour – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon  Aeon | a world of ideas​ The otherwise unremarkable insect from Mexico that’s used to make the most dazzling and coveted crimson colour – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon   […]

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Netflix releases first look at new Witcher after Henry Cavill left for Warhammer 40K

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailIt’s a brief glimpse, but Liam Hemsworth at least looks the part.  Gaming – Ars Technica​ The Witcher season four teaser. It has been a tumultuous run for Netflix’s popular adaptation of The Witcher novels and games. A series of setbacks and controversies led to a long delay after the show lost its star, Henry […]

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Americans for the Arts Leadership Succession Update

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailWednesday, May 22, 2024Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThe co-chairs of Americans for the Arts’ (AFTA) CEO Search Committee, Kristina Newman-Scott and Theo Edmonds, are delighted to announce that agreements are being finalized with two esteemed national arts administrators who will serve as co-inter  Americans for the Arts News​ Wednesday, May 22, 2024 Category:  Americans for the Arts News The […]

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15 Best Mattresses You Can Buy Online (2024) | Tested and Reviewed

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailWe’ve spent years testing dozens of bed-in-a-box hybrid, foam, innerspring, and certified organic mattresses.  Wired​We’ve spent years testing dozens of bed-in-a-box hybrid, foam, innerspring, and certified organic mattresses.  Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmail

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That Yorkshire sound

Share this…TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedinPinterestTumblrEmailAn animated day-in-the-life of this historic English county travels from market to dale to capture its northern essence – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon  Aeon | a world of ideas​ An animated day-in-the-life of this historic English county travels from market to dale to capture its northern essence – by Aeon Video Watch at […]