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Curb Cuts – 99% Invisible 0

Curb Cuts – 99% Invisible

If you live in an American city and you don’t personally use a wheelchair, it’s easy to overlook the small ramp at most intersections, between the sidewalk and the street. Today, these curb cuts are everywhere, but fifty years ago — when an activist named Ed Roberts was young — most urban corners featured a sharp…

Will Modi’s fame shield out for next 365 days’s India elections? 0

Will Modi’s fame shield out for next 365 days’s India elections?

New Delhi, India – Just as he marked four years in office, Narendra Modi bowed on Saturday in front of supporters at a huge rally of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, thanking them for their “unwavering faith”.  One year before India’s next general election, that faith in the prime…

Tommy Robinson supporters climb gates of Downing Avenue after his arrest 0

Tommy Robinson supporters climb gates of Downing Avenue after his arrest

This Tommy Robinson supporter climbed right to the top of the gates with a can of Stella in his back pocket (Picture: Cover Images)Far-right protesters climbed the gates of Downing Street today to demonstrate against Tommy Robinson’s arrest outside a grooming trial. Hundreds of the notorious figure’s supporters chanted his name and shouted ‘shame on…

From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS X 0

From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS X

Enlarge / OK, technically this wouldn’t have even been possible at the time of this initial article, but here’s Win10, Win8, Windows XP, and Mac OS X (High Sierra) all together. Thanks Parallels. ParallelsTen years ago around this very time—April through June 2008—our intrepid Microsoft guru Peter Bright evidently had an identity crisis. Could this…

Kim and Moon in surprise assembly to pave map for imaginable Trump summit 0

Kim and Moon in surprise assembly to pave map for imaginable Trump summit

Updated May 26, 2018 23:22:45 Photo: South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meet for the second time in a month. (AP: South Korea Presidential Blue House/Yonhap) Related Story: After a cancelled summit, we’re back comparing the size of each other’s buttons Related Story: On again? Trump says there’s still a…

Erdogan asks Turks to prop up lira amid currency volatility 0

Erdogan asks Turks to prop up lira amid currency volatility

At the end of a volatile week for the embattled Turkish lira, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Turks to convert to convert foreign currency savings into the country’s currency. The lira, which has fallen about 20 percent this year, hit a low of 4.93 against the US dollar on Wednesday, before Turkey’s central bank raised its…