A sign reading "stop celebrating genocide" sits at the base of a statue of Christopher Columbus on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Providence, R.I., after it was vandalized with red paint on the day named to honor him as one of the first Europeans to reach the New World. The statue has been the target of vandals on Columbus Day in the past. less … [Read more...] about Columbus statue in Rhode Island covered in red paint
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The ministry said the new move was prompted by the instance of domestic violence involving a Vietnamese housewife that happened in July. The incident provoked widespread public outrage as a video recording went viral. The video showed a South Korean man badly beating up his Vietnamese wife for three hours in presence of their two-year-old son as the latter cried out loudly. … [Read more...] about New law to ban foreign spouses for abusive S Koreans
Fully autonomous vehicles. Industry giants are competing for developing the best driverless car. Replacing the human driver with the Artificial Intelligence (AI) will eliminate the risk of accidents. When self-driving cars will replace the driver, radical changes will happen. From changing the laws to changing our lifestyle, the self-driving car is the most significant innovation that can affect the auto market and insurance industry. Driver override systems. The car’s AI will decide when to stop the vehicle. As soon as the sensors detect a possible collision, the car will apply the brakes, no matter how hard the driver tries to accelerate. Augmented reality windshield and dashboard. In the future, windshields and dashboards will be capable of displaying different data about the car and local area. Collision warnings and lane departure alerts will be directly displayed on the windshield. Health monitoring assistance. Future seatbelts and steering wheels will come fitted with … [Read more...] about What New Technologies Will Be Soon Implemented On Cars?
Extra bases For all its ingenuity in fielding contending teams, Oakland has not won a playoff series since 2006, when it swept the Twins in the Division Series then got swept by the Tigers in the ALCS. The A’s have lost nine consecutive elimination games, a record. “It’s frustrating. It’s very sudden,” manager Bob Melvin said after losing the wild-card game against the Rays. “Baseball, usually you have a series to kind of have a tomorrow and come back and win a game. And we’ve been really good this year about having a tough game and coming back and responding. There’s no responding in a game like this. It’s a little out of the norm for baseball. Both teams battled to get to this point and knew it would be one and out. They just played better than we did.” . . . Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge on the mentality of the modern hitter: “I feel like there are so many shifts and so many different things going on in … [Read more...] about Red Sox willing to take their time replacing Dave Dombrowski
The next morning we arrived early, about 6.30 am, and the gates were open and we had Siq almost to ourselves as we walked the ‘Indiana Jones’ route in. The Siq is about 1.2 kilometres long and at its narrowest only about 3 metres wide. The walls tower to about 80 metres high. Then as you reach the end El Khazneh (or The Treasury) comes into view. Wow. Just Wow. … [Read more...] about Petra – The Rose Red City