Ore. smokejumpers skydive into illegal pot garden A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of Southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepared for growing season. The six smokejumpers from a base in Redmond found the site Monday evening, when there was a rash of lightning strikes. More
Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Shell offers $51 million to settle Nigerian oil spills claim, but will pay much more Despite all of the bluster, Shell settled all of the claims mentioned in the press statement and all other subsequent court actions we brought against the company, including two libel actions ... damages caused.” In a judgment delivered by Mr Justice ... 06/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Spate of Multi-Million Suits Against Media Datuk Abdul Aziz Ishak, over his (Nallakaruppan's) derogatory remarks in a statement published on the front page of Utusan Malaysia on March 20. Current status: All three defendants ordered to respond to the libel suit by May 15. 05/8/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Happy 2nd birthday… and thanks a million The UKHRB team have worked tirelessly to comment on and summarise recent case law, often within a few days, if not hours, of a judgment being published ... certainly led to me meeting some fantastic co-bloggers and campaigners, and I am now regularly ... 04/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
A $2.5 Million Libel Judgment Brings the Question: Are Bloggers Journalists? That was the headline on a conservative blog following a $2.5 million judgment this month against blogger Crystal Cox in a defamation case tried in federal court in Oregon. It’s a case followed closely in both the blogosphere and in the traditional media ... 12/22/2011 - 7:16 pm | View Link
University Sues Former Investment Officer Thomas Kannam for $3 Million The University filed its suit in the Middletown Superior Court on November 24, requesting a hearing which could force Kannam to put aside a $3 million pre-judgment remedy that would be paid to the University if it eventually wins its case. There was no pub ... 12/10/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
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The "thirteen million plus Ringgit" guy rambles ... Malaysian Minister of Transport Dato’ Seri Liow Tiong Lai issued a press statement today for the shooting down of MH17 at East Ukraine. MH17 PRESS BRIEFING BY LIOW ... 07/24/2014 - 7:07 pm | View Website
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China will “soon” declare that U. S. chip supplier Qualcomm holds a monopoly in the country’s mobile chip market, a move that could lead to penalties of 10% of its mainland revenue, the government-published China Daily reported today, citing an unnamed official from the National Development and Reform Commission. Qualcomm, one of 
Fouls work a little differently in robot soccer. It's been nearly a month since Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez bit Italy's Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder in a stadium in Brazil (or, in Suarez's words "suffered the physical result of a bite in the collusion he suffered with me"). But this week, just a little more than a hundred miles south of where that game took place, one Iranian soccer-playing robot in RoboCup--the World Cup for robots--malfunctioned, falling on top of one of its Indonesian opponents and ripping off its arm.
At least six cities could see the end of sprawl in the next few years, as developers realize that millennials don't want to live in the suburbs. In the 20th century, American cities grew by expanding outwards--by building sprawling suburbs where the car was king. In the 21st century, they'll create denser neighborhoods where walking to schools, stores, and restaurants is a more viable option.
Photographer Carl Corey captures the barber shops, furniture stores, and funeral homes in a world dominated by big-box retailers. For his new book, For Love and Money: Portraits of Wisconsin Family Businesses, photographer Carl Corey captured portraits of families who have owned their businesses for 50 years or more. He spent two years visiting 100 business in towns across his home state of Wisconsin, during which time he developed an appreciation for the kind of work ethic he consistently saw, given the hardships of maintaining a family business in a world dominated by big-box retailers and globalized brands.
Echoes of Soylent. But more colorful. Scientists have already proven it's possible to grow a burger in the lab using a few cells from a cow. Someday, it might also be possible to grow food from fake plastic cells--and get all of the nutrition we need without relying on nature or a farm.
These six questions could help predict your startup's success. Ideo. Pinterest. Airbnb. Kickstarter. It's an all-star list of the companies changing the way we live. It's also a list of companies created and led by designer founders. The hallmark of a designer-founder is the ability to focus entrepreneurial efforts through the lens of design--to approach the data-driven world of business with human experience in mind.