You even hear that sort of thing in New York. Only last week, Brooklyn borough President Eric Adams told an audience at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day speech that new people were displacing longtime New Yorkers. “Go back to Iowa,” he told the newcomers. “You go back to Ohio. New York belongs to the people that was here and made New York City what it is.” … [Read more...] about How long does it take for a newcomer to become a San Franciscan?
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Moscow got one more big win this month that you may have missed. The Treasury Department said it plans to to lift sanctions on the business empire of Oleg Deripaska, one of Moscow’s biggest oligarchs … who happens to be closely linked to former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort. The announcement comes after intense lobbying by Europeans and volatility in commodity markets. Deripaska’s aluminum company, Rusal, is among the world’s largest non-Chinese suppliers. And Trump’s tariff war with China, including a 10 percent surcharge on aluminum imports, has spooked markets. Under the deal, Deripaska will reduce his stake in several of his companies to under 50 percent, and he personally will remain on the sanctions list. But despite these efforts to prevent Deripaska from influencing the companies, he will still be the largest single shareholder, and some other shares will be controlled by his allies. Democratic congressman Lloyd Doggett, who has accused the … [Read more...] about Trump Ended 2018 by Rewarding Putin for Another Year of Bad Behavior
Perhaps the best product in my lineup was the Mini Soap. It fit perfectly in my hand. Unfortunately, one day I left it on a shelf from which it has yet to separate. Over time, the bar has begun to melt a bit, with sticky bits of its bottom half spreading out from the base like ringworm. It’s making a big mess—one I don’t think even Marie Kondo herself could clean up. … [Read more...] about I Tried Marie Kondo’s $98 Water Bottle. It Did Not Spark Joy.
“Chain Tripping” – Luke Argilla, Immersive Audio Engineer; Jurgen Scharpf, Immersive Audio Mastering Engineer; Jona Bechtolt, Claire L. Evans & Rob Kieswetter, Immersive Audio Producers (Yacht) “Kverndokk: Symphonic Dances” – Jim Anderson, Immersive Audio Engineer; Robert C. Ludwig, Immersive Audio Mastering Engineer; Ulrike Schwarz, Immersive Audio Producer (Ken-David Masur & Stavanger Symphony Orchestra) “Lux” – Morten Lindberg, Immersive Audio Engineer; Morten Lindberg, Immersive Audio Mastering Engineer; Morten Lindberg, Immersive Audio Producer (Anita Brevik, Trondheimsolistene & Nidarosdomens Jentekor) “The Orchestral Organ” – Keith O. Johnson, Immersive Audio Engineer; Keith O. Johnson, Immersive Audio Mastering Engineer; Marina A. Ledin & Victor Ledin, Immersive Audio Producers (Jan Kraybill) “The Savior” – Bob Clearmountain, Immersive Audio Engineer; Bob Ludwig, … [Read more...] about GRAMMY Awards: List Of All 2020 Nominations
To top it off, the temperatures weren't too terribly frigid as most of the snow started falling well before the mercury dropped to 32 degrees or below. But the sight of snow on the ground and on rooftops, tree limbs and car hoods brought out the kid in all Texans and transplants alike. … [Read more...] about The Crazy Texas Snowfall Last Night Quite Mind-Boggling: Facts!