Monthly Archives: August 2018

Opinion | Can I Ruin Your Dinner Party? (Italy Libya and the EU) – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

But the European pillar of this community of democracies has never been more under assault — so much so that for the first time I wonder if this European pillar will actually crumble. From Italy you can see all the … Continue reading

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The Failure of Egypt’s Revolution – Book Review By Steve Negus – NYT

By Steve Negus Aug. 7, 2018 INTO THE HANDS OF THE SOLDIERS Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East By David D. Kirkpatrick 370 pp. Viking. $28. People versus power: This is how most of us remember Egypt’s … Continue reading

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2018 Karma Revero is an ‘ultra-luxury’ CA hybrid $130000 taken over by Wanxiang Group- Los Angeles Times

Rising from the ashes of designer Henrik Fisker’s failed car company, the first units of the 2018 Karma Revero hybrid electric luxury super cars rolled off the Moreno Valley factory floor and onto Southern California roadways this week. Ten went … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Expensive Education of Mark Zuckerberg and Silicon Valley – by Kara Swisher – NYT

Let me first state that I actually like Mark Zuckerberg and have since the day I met him more than a dozen years ago. But let me also say that he and Facebook, the huge social network that he started … Continue reading

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Apple Is Worth $1 Trillion; 21 Years Ago It Was on the Brink of Bankruptcy – By Jack Nicas – NYT

By Jack Nicas Aug. 2, 2018 39 comments SAN FRANCISCO — In 1997, Apple was on the ropes. The Silicon Valley pioneer was being decimated by Microsoft and its many partners in the personal-computer market. It had just cut a … Continue reading

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California’s Birds Are Testing New Survival Tactics on a Vast Scale – By Wallace Ravven – NYT

By Wallace Ravven July 30, 2018 More than a century ago, zoologist Joseph Grinnell launched a pioneering survey of animal life in California, a decades-long quest — at first by Model T or, failing that, mule — to all corners … Continue reading

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Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change – By Nathaniel Rich Photographs and Videos by George Steinmetz – NYT

Amazing, heartbreaking. Caution: intelligent people should be warned that this story might cause depression and despair. The antidote, go see Al Gore’s second film, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power. It is full of good news. By Nathaniel Rich Photographs and … Continue reading

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Why Freezing Temps Are Due to Warming – John Englander – Sea Level Rise Expert

From my website designer and consultant Linda Sorrells-Smith   JOHNENGLANDER.NET Why Freezing Temps Are Due to Warming – John Englander – Sea Level Rise Expert Freezing temperatures have hit the Eastern U.S. big time, with temperatures more than twenty degrees Fahrenheit … Continue reading

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