Daily Archives: May 5, 2018

WATCH LIVE: Final rehearsal for Moscow V-Day parade

Published time: 6 May, 2018 04:08 Edited time: 6 May, 2018 04:56 The Russian military is holding final rehearsals for the 2018 V-Day parade, which will take place on May 9 in Red Square, marking victory over Nazi Germany in WWII. READ MORE: Russian hypersonic missile Kinzhal & other big guns shown at V-day parade rehearsal (PHOTO, VIDEO) Thousands of ...

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‘Futile to mimic West’: Philippines’ Duterte wants Asia to pursue an independent foreign policy

Asian nations should pursue an independent foreign policy to achieve their own development goals, without mimicking the West or seeking its blessing, the Filipino leader has suggested to members of the Asian Pacific community. “Asia’s development experience shows us that it is futile to simply mimic the West,” Rodrigo Duterte told delegates at the closing dinner of the 51st Asian ...

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‘Who can trust the US, if bully Trump kills predecessor’s deals?’ – Iran’s national security chief

Tehran has the capacity to withstand Donald Trump’s “bullying,” but his drive to revise or unilaterally scrap the 2015 nuclear deal undermines any credibility Washington might still have, a top Iranian security official has noted. “This is an international agreement … and we certainly have the capacity to defeat your [Donald Trump’s] bullying,” Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s ...

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How did Thumbtack win the on-demand services market?

Earlier today, the services marketplace Thumbtack held a small conference for 300 of its best gig economy workers at an event space in San Francisco. For the nearly ten-year-old company the event was designed to introduce some new features and a redesign of its brand that had softly launched earlier in the week. On hand, in addition to the services ...

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‘Shameful & obscene’: France slams Trump over claim gun owners could’ve stopped Paris attacks

France’s foreign ministry and some former top officials have condemned the US President for claiming that the Bataclan carnage and other 2015 terrorist attacks could have been avoided if the country had looser gun ownership laws. “France expresses its firm disapproval of the comments by President Trump… and asks for the memory of the victims to be respected,” said a ...

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Israel & Hamas trade accusations over Gaza blast that killed 6

At least six people have been killed in an explosion in the central Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. Hamas’ armed military wing blamed Israel, while Tel Aviv accused the group of persistently “distorting” reality. The blast, in the Az-Zawayda area of the central Gaza Strip, caught local residents by surprise on Saturday. Six people were killed in the ...

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‘I’m starting a candy company & it’s going to be amazing’: Musk trolls Buffett in bizarre spat

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has vowed to start a candy company, in what appears to be a bizarre trolling response to comments made by fellow billionaire Warren Buffett. Buffett was responding to criticism Musk made earlier this week regarding one of his core investment principles –the moat– meaning the competitive advantage of a company. Musk dismissed the strategy as “lame” ...

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Tugging at heartstrings: 5yo girl born with one hand plays violin thanks to 3D-printing (VIDEO)

A Florida girl born without a left hand has been granted the gift of music after an engineering student created a 3D-printed prosthetic to help her learn to play the violin. Five-year-old Neriah Rhodes has just two inches of her left arm below the elbow but has always dreamed of being able to play the instrument, according to KLTV. A ...

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The formula behind San Francisco’s startup success

Joanna GlasnerContributor More posts by this contributor What does it take to be a startup that raises huge sums quickly? Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items Why has San Francisco’s startup scene generated so many hugely valuable companies over the past decade? That’s the question we asked over the past few weeks while analyzing ...

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‘Not your toy’: 5,000 feminists go on topless SlutWalk in Tel Aviv in spirit of #MeToo (PHOTOS)

SlutWalk demonstrators in Israel have taken to the streets to demand freedom from sexual harassment and shaming based on dress and behavior, and also for a justice system that better serves the needs of harassment victims. “The word ‘slut’ is not just degrading to women, but it is also used by society and the system to justify rape,”said Bracha Barad ...

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