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The Impeachment Motions

Jerry Nadler deserves an Oscar for pretending his probe is serious.

Buttigieg's Cracked History

Mayor Pete claims the U.S. started the war in Afghanistan.

Introducing: Das Monopoly™

The game you love, now with discussions of race, sex and privilege.

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‘It Chapter Two’ Tops Weekend Box Office And Passes $320 Million Worldwide

It Chapter Two topped the box office this weekend for a second consecutive frame, earning a solid $41 million weekend.

Is Free Public Transport In Cities The WayForward?

In September 2018, the French city of Dunkirk launched a free bus system for residents and visitors, since when it has succeeded in drastically reducing private car use. Could free transportation be the future for our towns and cities?

This Is The One Critical Piece We’re Missing When It Comes To Learning And Deep Understanding

The conventional methodology of teaching is how most teachers and trainers work—and it's not their fault. Want to grow your business or the minds of youth? Learn about the most critical piece you're missing as a teacher or trainer.

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Box Office: ‘Hustlers’ Racks Up Solid $33 Million Debut, ‘Goldfinch’ Bombs

“Hustlers” rolled in the Benjamins this weekend, collecting $33.2 million when it debuted in 3,250 North American theaters. Boosted by rave reviews and stellar word of mouth, “Hustlers” beat expectations and now ranks as the best start for an STX film, along with the biggest live-action opening weekend for stars Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu. […]

German Cinema Is Varied, But Is It Too Risk Averse?

One of the strengths of German cinema is its diversity, says Simone Baumann, managing director of the national film promotion agency German Films. As well as the three films at Toronto directed by female German helmers, there was also German filmmaker Thomas Heise’s documentary film essay “Heimat Is a Space in Time.” Then there were […]

Female Filmmakers Surge Forward in Germany, But Still Face Obstacles

Four feature films by German filmmakers screened at the Toronto Film Festival, and three of them were directed by women – Angela Schanelec’s “I Was at Home, But…,” winner of the Berlinale’s best director prize, Ina Weisse’s “The Audition,” and Katrin Gebbe’s “Pelican Blood,” the latter two both starring Nina Hoss. Germany’s Oscar entry this […]
 

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SoftBank and Toyota want driverless cars to change the world

Softbank and Toyota are partnering on an effort to use autonomous vehicles and other technologies to change the world of transportation.

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All eyes on Congress as vote on Kavanaugh draws near

The lead story for Thursday's morning shows: The impending vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

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After GM talks hit impasse, UAW workers to strike as of Sunday night

The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after labor contract talks reached an impasse over wide-ranging issues from wages to health care benefits and temporary workers.

UAW to strike against GM starting Sunday evening

The United Auto Workers (UAW) said that its members will go on strike against General Motors Co as of Sunday evening, after a lack of progress in contract talks on key issues from wages to health care benefits, temporary employees, job security and profit sharing.

After LSE's sharp rebuff, HKEX begins investor charm offensive

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is embarking on a three-week charm offensive with London Stock Exchange investors as the Asian trading house tries to salvage its proposed $39 billion takeover offer.

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Box Office: 'Hustlers' Rustles Up $33M Debut; 'Goldfinch' Bombs With $2.6M

Hustlers rustled up a stellar $33.2 million-plus from 3,250 theaters at the U.S. box office, the best start ever for STXfilms and the best live-...

Beyonce's 'Homecoming' Snubbed at Creative Arts Emmys

Beyoncé and her concert film, Homecoming, were snubbed at the Creative Arts Emmys. The singer was not present at the ceremony Saturday...

Emmys: 'Leaving Neverland' Wins Best Doc or Nonfiction Special

HBO's Leaving Neverland won best documentary or nonfiction special at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday night (Sept....

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Voyage to Alfa. A childhood story

Posted by Toyz Nation on November 20, 2018 at 2:56pm 2 Comments

     

I had landed at Charles De Gaul Airport in Paris, France and wounded up spending two nights in this beautiful city.  I will visit Gilbert Joseph's bookstore where I have a catalog of media being sold, enjoy fine dining and will eventually voyage onto Barcelona in Spain.

While in Barcelona, I will visit the NBA store along with a variety of record shops and in the midst of all…

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DC to Hong Kong to Seoul in search of the future of Industrialization. First stop Hyundai

Posted by Toyz Nation on October 9, 2018 at 2:39pm 0 Comments

      

It was not my first trip to South Korea.  I had already made my maiden voyage in 2017 and landed in Incheon before visiting both Seoul and Samcheok.  During my initial journey, I was fascinated with how modern Seoul was and South Korea, in general.  Seoul is a metropolis of around 10 million people with every modern accouterments you would expect in any metropolis in the world.  It is gorgeous, in the nighttime especially, exceptionally…

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US ruling is antidote to Uber and Lyft’s excesses

Ride-hailing apps have been wrong to treat workers as contractors

Paul Singer’s takedown of AT&T is on the money

Activist is right to go after mindless dealmaking and growth without profits

Deutsche Bank joins JPMorgan-led blockchain network

IIN aims to speed up cross-border payments by using technology behind cryptocurrencies

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After Math: Shut it down, shut it all down

While Moviepass shocked the internet with news on Friday that it would be shuttering its subscription-based service effective immediately, a number of tech companies were putting down kiboshes of their own. Facebook had to take down a Netanyahu chatb...

The best USB-C hubs and docks

By Nick Guy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to USB-C Hubs and Docks. After...

'Gears 5' will add new modes and maps in its first six months

Now that Gears 5 is out the door, The Coalition and Microsoft are ready to preview what's next. They've outlined what you can expect in the first six months, and there shouldn't be a shortage of new material. The initial season ("Operation" in Gear...

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