Friday Mar 7
As US states allow pot sales, Dutch reverse course
Opening statements were set to begin Friday in the court-martial of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a captain under his command with whom he had a three-year affair.
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Friday Mar 7
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As U.S. states liberalize pot laws, Netherlands reverses course
A young man at a bus stop hisses at a passer-by: "What you looking for a marijuana?" It's a scene of street peddling that the Netherlands hoped to stamp out in the 1970s when it launched a policy of tolerating "coffee shops" where people could buy and smoke pot freely.
Friday Mar 7
Sappi to reduce headcount in technical units at Lanaken and Maastricht mills
Sappi Fine Paper Europe has begun a process to cut 40.5 positions within maintenance and local technical projects at its Lanaken mill in Belgium and its Maastricht mill in the Netherlands.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
On the eve of the opening of The European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht, his largest exhibition of the year, Amsterdam specialist Delft dealer Robert Aronson of Aronson Antiquairs , has announced that The Phoenix Art Museum has purchased a large Blue and White Dutch Delft Vase and Cover dating to 1660-70.
Europe's Nuclear Plants Threaten Millions with 'New Era of Risk': Report
Greenpeace anti-nuclear activists project animation of stress cracks and crumbling onto the Borselle plant in the Netherlands Many nuclear power plants in Europe have passed their expiration date and pose a threat to millions of people, yet they continue to be heavily integrated into energy programs across the continent, a new study commissioned by ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
VIDEO: Welcome to the future with the incredible morphing smartphone...
The shapeshifting 'Paddle' is the brainchild of researchers at Hasselt University iMinds in Belgium and is in its prototype stage The breathtaking 'Paddle' is inspired by the Rubik's Magic Puzzle and can be transformed into a number of shapes at the users will.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Getting ready for Carnival in Limburg
Well, there are some special occasions in the Netherlands when you can have such an experience.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Carnival in the Netherlands: Customs and Traditions Explained
Marking the start of the Christian fasting season of Lent, Carnival is a tradition celebrated around the world beginning on the sixth Sunday before Easter and ending on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday .
Using observatory technology to improve eye surgery
Physicians in the Netherlands have turned to expertise from a planet-hunting telescope to steady their surgical microscope and save the sight of people threatened by blindness.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Talking About Politics
The 14 men seated on the front row were in or closing in on their 10th decade on earth.
More About Edmund Gybbon Spilsbury Who Served as Engineer for the...
Edmund Gybbon Spilsbury was one of the five original principals involved in the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association, the organization that began the development of the New York City suburb known as Pelham Manor.