Phone retailers urge government to control deep discounting by etailers

The All India Mobile Retail Association (AIMRA) has urged the government bodies to control the practice of deep discounting by major online stores. According to the body, e-commerce stores build up huge stocks of devices as a result of exclusive tie-ups with smartphone brands. This enables them to offer predatory pricing thus killing small offline retailers. As per the association, over 30,000 mobile shops have shut down in the last year. The association has urged the government to check this pr...
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Letter from Africa: The dilemma of how to appease Mugabe's spirit

Behind the battle over where to bury Zimbabwe's divisive long-time leader.
Tags: News, Africa, Zimbabwe, Mugabe

Board games: Why are they becoming so popular?

Board game designers, sellers and players explain why they are becoming more and more popular.
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Showgirl Video: The last peep show in Las Vegas

The closure of Showgirl Video marks the end of an era for Sin City. But will it ever shun sex completely?
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For a National Journalism Jury

For the last year, I’ve been engaged in a project to aggregate signals of quality in news so platforms and advertisers can recognize and give greater promotion and support to good journalism over crap. I’ve seen that we’re missing a key — the key — signal of quality in journalism. We don’t judge journalism ourselves. Oh, we give each other lots and lots of awards. But we have no systematized way for the public we serve to question or complain about our work and no way to judge journalistic fail...
Tags: Facebook, Publishing, UK, News, Time, Uncategorized, Journalism, Ethics, New York Times, Times, Msnbc, Ny Times, U S, Ombudsman, Margaret Sullivan, Dean Baquet

Look for the northern lights in the US this weekend

Much of the upper US could be treated to some celestial theatrics.
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What not to wear

Sometimes costume choices can go very, very wrong.
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When the Antiques Have to Go

With spare interiors and light colors all the rage right now, selling a home filled with period pieces can be a challenge.
Tags: News, Furniture, Ny, Antiques, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Chelsea (Manhattan, Interior Design and Furnishings

Fashion News Roundup: September 2019

A Ralph Lauren “Friends” collection, an online class from Anna Wintour, and more news from the fashion trenches this month. Victoria Beckham is branching out into beauty with a make-up collection. Here’s a peek at the Fall 2019 Keds x Kate Spade collection. Anna Wintour is teaching her first ever online class, covering “creativity and leadership.” Photographer Peter Lindbergh, whose work appeared in magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, has passed away. Rebecca Minkoff is teaming up with...
Tags: Fashion, News, San Francisco, Vogue, Victoria Beckham, Kate Spade, Ralph Lauren, Anna Wintour, Rebecca Minkoff, Asos, Levi, Harper, Bazaar, Giorgio Armani, Peter Lindbergh, Balenciaga

See former ICE director's heated exchange with lawmaker

Former ICE Director Thomas Homan had a heated confrontation with Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) during a House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship hearing.
Tags: News, Stories, Pramila Jayapal, House Judiciary Subcommittee, Thomas Homan

There Are Parasitic Wasps, and Then There’s the Crypt-Keeper

Popping out of the heads of its hosts seemed strange enough. Then scientists discovered something even stranger.
Tags: News, Research, Parasites, Ward, Biology Letters (Journal, Wasps (Insects, Your-feed-science, Anna (Biologist

31 things you can buy on Amazon that will actually save you money

These products from Amazon, including dryer balls, a smart thermostat, and the best meal prep containers, will help save you money in the long run.         [Author:]
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For the first time in its 147-year history, Yellowstone National Park has a female chief ranger

For 147 years, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming has been overseen by a parade of chief rangers, all of them men. Until now.
Tags: News, Wyoming, Stories, Yellowstone National Park

Thinking Outside the Box, Old School

5 Steps To Get Out of the Recruiting Box Have you heard this in the last 90 days?  We need to think outside the box.  I’m sure that after that question was posed an interesting series of suggestions followed.  Many had ideas of how different technologies could be used in order to increase candidate flow. […]
Tags: Old school, Featured, News, Recruiting, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Mike Wolford

How to prepare houseplants for fall

WIth cooler weather and shorter days, your indoor plants could use a little help getting ready for the new season.
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Saudi Arabia's tourist spots you are now free to visit

The kingdom is introducing a new visa regime for 49 countries, to open the country up to tourists.
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Questions to ask yourself when buying clothes

Following these guidelines can help you to build a higher quality, longer-lasting wardrobe.
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5 Cheap(ish) Things to Beef Up Your Digital Security

Here are a few simple things to at least prevent the worst problems and keep most of your private information as safe as possible from hacks or security negligence.
Tags: News, Privacy, Identity Theft, Computer Security, Cyberattacks and Hackers

This is what a $75 cup of coffee looks like

A single cup of coffee using a single-source coffee bean known as Elida Geisha 803 may soon cost $75 at California-based Klatch Coffee Roasters.
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Gogoro launches the VIVA, a lighter, cheaper, electric scooter with a swappable battery

This could take a lot of smelly gas mopeds off the road.
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8 simple ways to help the birds

Bird populations in the US and Canada have plummeted by 30 percent since 1970 – here's why, and what we can do.
Tags: Science, News, US, Canada

Russian KSO18 Balanced Action Competition Rifle

Russian Degtyaryov Plant has published on their social media pages а photo depicting their new rifle called KSO18 (КСО18). According to the company, this is their newest balanced action rifle which they will soon officially introduce to the Russian civilian market. This rifle is apparently based on Degtyaryov Plant’s AEK-971 which in 2018 was adopted […] Read More … The post Russian KSO18 Balanced Action Competition Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, AEK, Rifles, Semi-Auto, Aek-971, Balanced Action, Degtyaryov Plant, ZID, A-545, KSO18, Russian Degtyaryov Plant

Jargon watch: Aufstockung, or vertical additions

It's happening all over, and wood construction can make it even easier and faster.
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James Cameron wants us to stop treating the ocean like a toilet

The film director believes that ocean exploration could help us to prepare better for climate catastrophes.
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Easily Create Vintage Logos With This All-In-One Toolkit

If you love the vintage design style you need to get your hands on this brilliant toolkit of fonts, textures, logo templates and graphics from Heritage Type Co. The Milkstore Collection contains everything you need to create vintage style logos, badges, labels, packaging or title designs with a hand-crafted vibe. The newly updated pack is currently on sale, and I’ve teamed up with Heritage Type Co. to offer Spoon Graphics readers an extra 10% off, making the final price $25 with a total discount...
Tags: Design, News, Deal, Fonts, Vintage, Bundle, Spoon Graphics, Tobias Saul, Milkstore, Heritage Type Co

Stolen coffin displayed at the Met returned to Egypt

An ancient gold coffin displayed at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is going home to Egypt -- where it was stolen nearly a decade ago.
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Super Bowl LIV halftime performers announced

For the first time ever a pair of Latina women will be the headlining performers for the Super Bowl halftime show in Miami. CNN's Natalie Allen explains.
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