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2 hrs ago | Inhabitat

UNStudio Unveils Their Half-Twist Reflective Installation in Shanghai

UNStudio 's gateway installation for the Xintiandi Style Retail Mall in Shanghai revolves and inverts around visitors, translating them and the surrounding sidewalk into a sequence of distorted reflections .


Related Topix: Twist

6 hrs ago | The Link

Deadline Extended on FEUQ Survey

The Federation etudiante universitaire du Quebec has extended the deadline on its Survey of the Living Conditions of Quebec University Students to April 25 after the Concordia Student Union failed to give its students ample time to complete it.


Related Topix: The Federation

10 hrs ago | Great Falls Tribune

MAT-Great Falls shows 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Saturday evening

Montana Actors' Theatre-Great Falls offers an invitation to let your hair down and take in the ghoulishly outlandish world of Dr. Frank N. Furter at a showing of the film version of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."


Related Topix: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Great Falls, MT, Horror Movies, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Theater, Arts, Celebrities, Tim Curry

14 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

Clovis field day draws NM farmers

Courtesy Photo "Can canola be grazed," and "what canola varieties are good for the region?" These are some of the topics to be discussed in the upcoming field day at Agricultural Science Center at Clovis on Tuesday, April 22. LAS CRUCES, N.M. >> "How well is canola adapted to the region?" "Are there any differences between conventional and ... (more)


Related Topix: Clovis, NM, Clovis, Las Cruces, NM, New Mexico State University, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Town Talk

Students, parents challenge zero-tolerance policies

Michael Reynolds is willing to go to extremes to shed light on what he says is a big problem: zero-tolerance policies that are driving kids like him out of school for often-minor offenses.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Youth, Criminal Defense Law, Law


Ekiti guber polls: OYC drums support for Fayemi

Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, has called on all qualified voters in Ekiti State to re-elect Governor Kayode Fayemi in next June's gubernatorial election.


Related Topix: Youth

The Kansas City Star

'Real Housewives' star Porsha Williams charged with attacking fellow cast member Kenya Moore

Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and healing Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.


Related Topix: Missouri, Kansas City, MO

Russia Taday

Liberal opposition is small, but important part of society - Putin

President Vladimir Putin seen on his annual "Direct Line with Vladimir Putin" call-in live broadcast by Channels One, Rossiya-1 and Rossiya-24 as well as Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii radio stations, April 17, 2014 Opposition is an important part of a democratic society and the authorities should consider minority opinions in both domestic and ... (more)


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Asia, The Federation,

Generate4Schools Selects Goetz Middle School For New Fundraiser;...

Generate4Schools is an alternative to traditional event-based school fundraising program which works with local business, reducing their cost of processing credit transactions, in addition to the savings, generating ongoing revenue to local schools.


Related Topix: Jackson, NJ, Automatic

St. Helens Reporter

Disadvantaged St Helens youngsters falling behind peers

More than half of youngsters from disadvantaged St Helens families are not hitting attainment targets in early years education, a report has found.


Related Topix: The Early Years

Morgan: Ward F needs more than just another drug treatment program

Last week Robert Budsock, president of the Newark-based Integrity House drug treatment program, faced community opposition and backed off plans to open a drug counseling facility on Storms Avenue in Jersey City.


Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, The Hub, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Herald Gazette

Thomaston | $149,000

Cozy Turn-Key Bungalow in the walking village just a short walk to the harbor,library & restaurants.Home has been thoughtfully renovated including: New kitchen cabinets,appliances,bathroom,windows,flooring,freshly painted.New wiring & hot water heater.


Related Topix: Thomaston, ME, Mike Garrigan, Switzerland, World News,


20 hotels to provide accommodation for 2015 SEA Games

SINGAPORE: Athletes, officials and delegates to the 28th Southeast Asian Games held in Singapore next year will be housed in hotels within a "Village in the City", instead of in university hostels.


Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, The Hub, Recreational Vehicle, Security

Gapers Block

Dosh and Bitchin Bajas Bring Warm Sounds to The Hideout

There are few musicians like Martin Dosh . He is a gifted collaborator, having worked with Andrew Bird and Bonnie "Prince" Billy.


Related Topix: Electronic, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Chicago, IL

Blackpool Today

Legends set to top landmark concert

A string of headline artists will top the bill at a huge anti-fracking gig at Fleetwood Town's Highbury stadium, it was revealed today.


Related Topix: Happy Mondays, Lancashire County, England,


Mayor: Suspect's views not a secret

Until a few days ago, Frazier Glenn Cross was just a customer to Dan Clevenger -- albeit one with extremist views on race.


Related Topix: Missouri, Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO

Kent Online

Parents appeal to Prime Minister over funding cuts at Sir Roger Manwood's in Sandwich

Outraged parents are appealing to the Prime Minister and education secretary after courses were cancelled because of funding cuts at an east Kent school.


Related Topix: Sandwich, Kent County, England, United Kingdom,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Record Store Day 2014: 25 releases to buy

The first Record Store Day in 2008 feature 10 special releases from usual suspects like R.E.M. and Death Cab For Cutie.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Death Cab for Cutie, Cleveland, OH, Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment


Marissa Nadler Laments the Artist's Struggle in Her 'Drive' Video

Marissa Nadler's "Drive" recounts the struggle and self-doubt that comes with trying to scrape up a living as a musician, what with the long hours spent on the road and minor recognition from those people who do bother to show up at your small gigs.



E-cigarette Explodes, Sets House On Fire

Nobody said that quitting the smoking habit is going to be easy, and while some folks out there have done so the cold turkey way, others might have to gradually taper off in the form of smoking less sticks in due time, or to rely on a nicotine patch, or look towards electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes in short, as an alternative.


Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Explosion, Brigade, Gadgets