SERIES PREMIERE: The CW’s second magic series of the season, “Masters of Illusion” (8 p.m.), showcases today’s top magicians, mentalists and escape artists with Jan Rouven, Michael Finney, Nathan Burton and more exhibiting their talents in the 30-minute opener.
The principles of collaboration are wrapped tightly in the garb of our technological revolution. Collaboration has remained and always has been what we deem now “relationship marketing.” The nuance of the collaborative relationship rests in the identification of a profitable outcome. It is merely an exchange of value for value.
In my opinion, things get twisted when a collaborative effort is started on the premise of eliminating the competition. This is a false premise based on the attitude that one entity is against another. In the world of internetivity (seems I coined a new termed), we are …read more
The whitewashing of graffiti mecca 5Pointz last fall has been a hard, slow-burning pill to swallow for street artists and New Yorkers alike. Here to drive the loss home are new renderings of the colossal apartments set to replace the beloved Queens building.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama moved Thursday to require federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes, putting his pen to an executive order the day after the House voted to sue him for allegedly exceeding his presidential powers. In an election-year dare to Republicans, Obama said congressional obstinacy would only embolden him to take even more aggressive actions on his own.
By forcing companies to disclose recent labor law violations, Obama hopes to pressure the most egregious violators to clean up their act or else lose out on lucrative federal contracts, White House officials …read more
These steps can help ensure your operation doesn’t face the catastrophe that is a food-borne illness.
Stories surrounding food-borne illness outbreaks in national quick-service restaurant chains have become very common, with many national brands having suffered at least one major food-borne illness outbreak. Whether the cause of the outbreak is due to contaminated food or unclean surfaces, food safety at these quick-service chains, which feed nearly all Americans at least once a week, needs to be regarded as a top concern and priority. Restaurants have an obligation to ensure customers are protected against food borne illness which affects too …read more
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site Thursday and got their first look at a scene experts fear has been badly compromised in the two weeks since the plane was blown out of the sky.
For the families of the 298 victims, it was an important start in locating and recovering bodies still out in the open and building a case against those who perpetrated the tragedy. Harun Calehr, the uncle of two young victims of the disaster, said by telephone from his …read more
Oakland A’s outfielder Josh Reddick is certainly pleased with what his team’s starting pitching rotation looks like.
The Boston Red Sox made a blockbuster deal with the Oakland Athletics on Thursday hours before the non-waiver trade deadline, sending Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to Oakland in exchange for slugger Yoenis Cespedes. Lester, who’s a three-time All Star and proven ace, will be joining a rotation that is already packed to the brim with high-quality arms Sonny Gray, Scott Kazmir and Jeff Samardzjia.
When news of the trade reached Oakland outfielder Josh Reddick, he …read more
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Along with its towering monuments to socialism, bronze statues of its leaders and sprawling plazas for mass political gatherings and military parades, North Korea’s showcase capital is a city of parks.
To be sure, daily life in Pyongyang is filled with the many duties of work, school and mandatory community service. But even in Pyongyang, people need a place to relax and unwind. With the heat and humidity of the Pyongyang summer now setting in, one of the most popular is Moranbong — Moran Hill — just a short walk from Pyongyang’s Kim Il …read more