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Chernobyl and The Feed among dramas driving UK TV exports to Europe

Figures for 2019/20 show sales to Europe rose 4%, with an appetite for archive shows as well as newFor British television and film, Europe is the second biggest market after the US – with Chernobyl, His Dark Materials and The Feed featuring among popular recent UK shows on the continent.Chernobyl, the Emmy award-winning historical drama, was a Sky Studios production bought by OCS City for a French audience, Sky Atlantic for the Germans and Italians and HBO for the Poles, Spaniards and Swedes. Co...
Tags: Europe, Hbo, UK, Media, US, UK News, World news, Atlantic, Television industry, The Great British Bake Off, Chernobyl, Brexit


"Throughout most of the ’60s and ’70s, [Brigid Berlin] dragged her Polaroid 360 and a bulky cassette recorder everywhere, though she once said, 'No picture ever mattered, it was the clicking and pulling out that I loved.'"

"Running out of film, she insisted, was worse than running out of speed. Warhol became equally addicted to documentation and, though his pictures became more well known, hers are arguably as revelatory, often the product of double exposures and lighting both flat and vivid, and featuring such friends as Lou Reed, Roy Lichtenstein, Dennis Hopper and Cy Twombly.... Her recordings — there are more than 1,000 hours of tape... — range from the mundane (chatter about her near-constant doctors’ appoint...
Tags: Art, Photography, New York, Law, Berlin, Atlantic, Sony, Warhol, Kansas City, Velvet Underground, Polaroid, Max, John Chamberlain, Reed, Rauschenberg, Ann Althouse


"We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate... "

"We are eager to tunnel under the Atlantic and bring the old world some weeks nearer to the new; but perchance the first news that will leak through into the broad flapping American ear will be that Princess Adelaide has the whooping cough.”   I'm quoting that now, because of that post earlier today about a telegram and because it seems to relate to our current predicament living on the internet.In case you're wondering about Princess Adelaide, she does look interesting: [Author: [email protected]
Tags: Texas, Technology, Law, Atlantic, Maine, Adelaide, Royalty, The Web, Thoreau, Ann Althouse


Robotic AI-Powered Ship Tries Retracing Mayflower's Voyage, Has to Turn Back (slashdot)

Check out this video footage of the sleek Mayflower 400 slicing through the water, hoping to retrace the historic 1620 journey of the famous ship which carried pilgrims to America. Unfortunately, unlike the real Mayflower, this robotic 21st-century doppelganger "had to turn back Friday to fix a mechanical problem," reports the Associated Press: Nonprofit marine research organization ProMare, which worked with IBM to build the autonomous ship, said it made the decision to return to base "to inve...
Tags: News, America, Atlantic, Ibm, Associated Press, Cape Cod, Scilly, Isles, Provincetown, Plymouth England, Mayflower, EditorDavid, Plymouth Massachusetts If


Message in a bottle from 2018 found after Atlantic voyage

The note was found on a Portuguese island, three years after it was sent by a teenager from the US.
Tags: News, Atlantic


Robotic AI-Powered Ship Tries Retracing Mayflower's Voyage, Has to Turn Back

Check out this video footage of the sleek Mayflower 400 slicing through the water, hoping to retrace the historic 1620 journey of the famous ship which carried pilgrims to America. Unfortunately, unlike the real Mayflower, this robotic 21st-century doppelganger "had to turn back Friday to fix a mechanical problem," reports the Associated Press: Nonprofit marine research organization ProMare, which worked with IBM to build the autonomous ship, said it made the decision to return to base "to inve...
Tags: America, Tech, Atlantic, Ibm, Associated Press, Cape Cod, Scilly, Isles, Provincetown, Plymouth England, Mayflower, Atlantic Read, Plymouth Massachusetts If


NHC Says Tropical Storm Claudette Forms off Louisiana

(Reuters) - Tropical storm Claudette formed in the Atlantic on Saturday and is expected to produce heavy rainfall and life-threatening flash...
Tags: Atlantic, Louisiana, Claudette, Reuters Tropical


Weekend reading: Email SNAFU, and the FCA wants you

What caught my eye this week. F irst off, apologies if you got a rogue email from us yesterday pointing to a popular US investing website – and nothing else! This was a screw-up, and the person responsible has been roundly ballsed-out – which was the longest talking to I’ve given myself in a bathroom mirror since I worked up the courage to ask out Joanna Jones when I was 13. It was also a reminder that I really must sort out our creaking email system. If you subscribe to Monevator by email (an...
Tags: Google, Hong Kong, UK, England, Marketing, US, Eu, Bbc, Atlantic, Fca, Brazil, Boe, Npr, Gordon Brown, Michael Lewis, ESG


Mike's Hard spoofs Bottlegate and the CDC encourages mask wearing in self-aware PSAs

Also, Virgin Atlantic chooses Lucky Generals as its creative agency-of-record.
Tags: Cdc, Advertising, Atlantic


Mike's Hard spoofs Bottlegate and the CDC encourages mask wearing in self-aware PSAs: Agency Brief

Also, Virgin Atlantic chooses Lucky Generals as its creative agency-of-record.
Tags: Cdc, Advertising, Atlantic


Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power

The need for markets-focused competition watchdogs and consumer-centric privacy regulators to think outside their respective ‘legal silos’ and find creative ways to work together to tackle the challenge of big tech market power was the impetus for a couple of fascinating panel discussions organized by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), which were livestreamed yesterday but are available to view on-demand here. The conversations brought together key regulatory leaders from Europe and...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Europe, UK, New York, Congress, France, Germany, US, Tech, Eu, European Union, Atlantic, Commission, European Commission


Anti-inequality heiress Abigail Disney says 'the dynamics of wealth are similar to the dynamics of addiction'

Abigail Disney. Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The New York Women's Foundation Heiress, filmmaker, and wealth tax advocate Abigail Disney published an essay on wealth in The Atlantic. She said she some of the strategies billionaires use to pay low taxes were suggested to her. While she now advocates for a wealth tax, she also says wealth has a powerful hold. See more stories on Insider's business page. Abigail Disney knows what lurks in the minds of the wealthy. She's one of ...
Tags: Disney, America, Trends, Atlantic, Collins, Don, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Oscar Mayer, Institute for Policy Studies, WBUR, Abigail Disney, Roy Disney, Chuck Collins, Senate Budget, Juliana Kaplan, Abigail Disney Monica Schipper Getty


Joe Biden’s foreign foray is all about shoring up democracy – in the US | Henry Farrell

The president’s visit to Europe isn’t about trade deals but repairing US domestic politicsDuring his first trip abroad as US president last week, Joe Biden kept telling Europe that “the US is back”. Before the G7 meeting, Biden signed a new Atlantic charter with Boris Johnson that agreed to protect democracy and open societies. After Cornwall, he went on to more meetings in Brussels with the European Union, as well as a Nato summit and a head to head with Vladimir Putin in Geneva. Past president...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, US, Eu, European Union, UK News, Joe Biden, US news, Atlantic, US politics, Nato, Cornwall, Geneva, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Biden


An Odd and Armored Animal

Armadillos have a carapace (shell) like a turtle, but unlike a turtle (or the human skull), not all of the plates come together to fuse solid. The completed skeleton is quite remarkable, as can seen above. Armadillos have — somehow — managed to expand their range from Texas and Louisiana northward all the way to Wisconsin. A digging animal, they are sometimes hunted with terriers. I have no experience with this creature as they have not yet come to the mid-Atlantic, thoug...
Tags: Texas, Pets, Atlantic, Wisconsin, Louisiana, North Carolina, PBurns, Terrierman, Armadillos


Rower Embarks on Solo Voyage From Trans-Atlantic to France

French Rower Guirec Soudée has started his rowing journey through the trans-Atlantic to France.
Tags: France, Atlantic, Trans Atlantic, Rower Guirec Soudée


15 of the best hotels you can book in Puerto Rico for a stunning island escape at every budget

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. The best hotels in Puerto Rico. St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort Puerto Rico doesn't require a passport or international travel for U.S. visitors. The best Puerto Rico hotels offer great beaches, lush nature, history, and cultural city centers. We selected the best hotels in Puerto Rico across the island for every budget and type of traveler. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Puerto Rico, just a quick ...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, US, Trends, Atlantic, Hilton, Marriott, Manhattan, Miami, Esperanza, East Coast, Fdr, Wyndham, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico


Tropical storm likely to hit U.S. this week as hurricane season gets off to an active start

The first tropical system of the Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to make landfall in the U.S. this week, according to the National...
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The 8 best hotels in Montauk, including overhauled motels, design-forward boutique properties, and upscale beach resorts

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. PhotoAlto/Jerome Gorin / Getty Images Set at the easternmost tip of Long Island, Montauk is a little beach town with a big reputation. It's known for world-class surf breaks, deep-sea fishing, gorgeous beaches, and its distinct style. We found the best hotels in Montauk, from overhauled motels to upscale beach resorts. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A dozen years ago when my husband and I were...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, India, New York City, US, Trends, Atlantic, Ocean, Uruguay, Chanel, Naomi Watts, Long Island, Hamptons, St Tropez, Duryea, Atlantic Ocean


Philly Fed Factory Activity Edges Lower in June

By Evan Sully(Reuters) - Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region declined for the second consecutive month in June after hitting its...
Tags: Atlantic, Evan Sully Reuters Factory, Philly Fed Factory Activity Edges Lower


Germany's, Poland's Leaders Mark 1991 Treaty With Talks

The presidents of Germany and Poland are expected to discuss the future of the European Union and of its trans-Atlantic ties as well as the situation in Ukraine and Belarus as they mark 30 years of a treaty on bilateral relations.
Tags: Germany, European Union, Ukraine, Atlantic, Poland, Belarus


Tom McClean: The man who still dreams of crossing Atlantic in a whale

Adventurer Tom McClean, 78, has never given up on his ambition to make the voyage in his whale-shaped boat Moby.
Tags: News, Atlantic, Tom McClean


IBM’s A.I. Mayflower ship is crossing the Atlantic, and you can watch it live

IBM's autonomous, A.I.-powered ship is currently on its way across the Atlantic Ocean -- and thanks to some amazing tech, you can watch the journey live
Tags: Trends, Features, Artificial Intelligence, Atlantic, Ibm, Ai, Atlantic Ocean


AI-driven robot Mayflower begins Atlantic voyage

The Mayflower Autonomous Ship is collecting data after leaving Plymouth for the US.
Tags: News, Atlantic, Plymouth, Mayflower Autonomous Ship


A survey of 2,000 Americans found they're more likely to talk about politics and relationships with their friends than money

Business Insider Americans are more likely to talk to their friends about politics and sex than money, a Master your Money poll found. Thomas Barwick/DigitalVision/Getty A taboo around money persists in America, according to a new Insider poll. Talking money with friends is unpopular across all generations, and more so among older Americans. Money is a sensitive topic, but discussing it can lead to better financial outcomes. This article is part of a series focused on millenn...
Tags: America, Trends, Atlantic, Financial Advice, Tanza Loudenback, Joe Pinsker, Pinsker, Edit Series, BI Graphics, Master Your Money, Thomas Barwick, Joanna Lin Su, Master Your Money 2021, Money taboos, Money and Relationships, Mym-polls


How 'baby flattops' helped the US Navy win World War II

A US Navy flight deck officer gives a thumbs-up as flight crews work on Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers aboard an unidentified training escort carrier in the 1940s. PhotoQuest/Getty Images Before the US entered World War II, the Navy knew its fleet carriers wouldn't be enough to fight Germany and Japan. The solution was the escort carrier, smaller and slower than larger fleet carriers but capable of protecting convoys and amphibious landings. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Amazon, Japan, Navy, Germany, US, America, Trends, Aircraft Carrier, Atlantic, Royal Navy, World War Ii, Kaiser, Michigan, US Navy, North Africa, Halsey


Foo Fighters Re-Open California With Intimate Show for Vaccinated Fans

“I don’t know when it will be safe to sing arm in arm at the top of our lungs. But we will do it again, because we have to,” wrote Dave Grohl for the Atlantic in May of 2020 when things were looking especially bleak. Tuesday night, on the first night of California’s reopening, that […]
Tags: News, California, Foo Fighters, Atlantic, Dave Grohl


I flew on JetBlue's brand-new Airbus A220 and saw why it's the perfect plane to lead the airline into its next era

Flying on a JetBlue Airways Airbus A220-300. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways is the latest US airline to fly the Airbus A220, a next-generation aircraft to replace the airline's Embraer E190s. The 140-seat aircraft is configured in a unique 2-3 arrangement and gives flyers more seating choices based on preference. JetBlue plans to fly the aircraft across the country thanks to the aircraft's 3,400-nautical mile range and fuel efficiency. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Air Travel, Boston, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, Atlantic, Delta, Miami, Aviation, Airbus


"The False Hope of the Progressive-Prosecutor Movement"

The title of this post is the title of this recent notable Atlantic piece by Darcy Covert that is summarized via its subheadline: "Well-intentioned reformers can’t fix the criminal legal system. They have to start relinquishing power."  I recommend the piece in full, and here are some excerpts (links from the original): [P]rogressive prosecutors’ approach won’t bring about meaningful change.  The progressive-prosecutor movement acknowledges (as research has shown) that prosecutors’ “breathtakin...
Tags: Law, America, Atlantic, Darcy, Douglas A Berman, Progressive Prosecutor Movement


US Space Force has fired its first shots of the drug war

US Space Force's 45th Security Forces Squadron seized nearly 30 kilos of cocaine that washed up on a Florida beach on May 19, 2021. US Space Force US Space Force's personnel found roughly 65 pounds of cocaine on a Florida beach in May. Packages like these are typically dumped overboard after accidents or attempts to evade authorities. See more stories on Insider's business page. Space Force is the newest US military branch, and it has now joined the US's longest-running war...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Navy, Mexico, US, Trends, Drug Trafficking, Cocaine, Atlantic, South America, Philadelphia, DEA, Pacific Ocean, Bahamas, Caribbean, Drug Smuggling


Thirteen new French history books [reading list]

Bastille Day is a French national holiday, marking the storming of the Bastille—a military fortress and prison—on 14 July 1789, in an uprising that helped usher in the French Revolution.In the lead up to the anniversary of Bastille day, we’re sharing some of the latest French history titles, for you to explore, share, and enjoy. We have also granted free access to selected chapters, for a limited time, for you to dip into. 1. The Death of the French Atlantic: Trade, War, and Slavery in the Age o...
Tags: Europe, Books, Featured, France, Russia, History, Reading List, Atlantic, South Africa, Paris, Switzerland, Holland, North America, Criminal Justice, Caribbean, Suzannah Lipscomb