Four Things about Women and Trade in the BBIN

Four Things about Women and Trade in the BBIN

April 25, 2018 By Diya Nag Next week, two passenger buses will make the journey from Dhaka to Kathmandu using new routes proposed under the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles Agreement, saving riders a distance of more than 100 kilometers. What began as an agreement to simplify the movement of people and […]

Cut and Paste Emoji: Google Gun goes Watergun, a short history

Cut and Paste Emoji: Google Gun goes Watergun, a short history

Today Google bent the knee to the Emoji overlords, changing their people-killing-pistol into a lovely classic water gun. In the past, Google was seen as a bastion of gun-related freedom, keeping their 6-shooter at their side while the WEAK companies – only Apple, that is /s – went from gun to water gun. But let’s […]

TCM Adds Visa Signature Travel Consumer Credit Card

TCM Adds Visa Signature Travel Consumer Credit Card

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email TCM Bank has announced that the Visa Signature Travel Consumer Credit Card is being added to its product lineup. Visa’s spring 2018 market outlook report shows that consumers are spending more on travel and experience-based purchases, with affluent households (income of $150,000+) and older Americans spending […]

UK among the worst in western Europe for press freedom

UK among the worst in western Europe for press freedom

The UK has one of the worst environments for press freedom in western Europe, according to a global ranking that places Britain below the likes of Uruguay, Samoa, and Chile for restrictions on reporters as they seek to hold power to account. Reporters Without Borders, which campaigns for journalistic freedoms, said the UK ranked 40th […]

Having dark chocolates can reduce stress and inflammation; boost memory

Having dark chocolates can reduce stress and inflammation; boost memory

This is due to the high concentration of cacao — a major source of flavonoids. The flavonoids found in cacao are extremely potent antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents, with known mechanisms beneficial for brain and cardiovascular health, the researchers said. “For years, we have looked at the influence of dark chocolate on neurological functions from the […]

Website linked to cyber-attacks against UK banks is shut down

Website linked to cyber-attacks against UK banks is shut down

A website linked to more than 4m cyber-attacks worldwide, including against some of Britain’s biggest banks, has been shut down following a UK- and Netherlands-led operation. Webstresser.org had 136,000 registered users and could be rented for about £10 to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, in which high volumes of internet traffic are launched […]

Nikolas Cruz researched Columbine massacre ahead of Parkland shooting

Nikolas Cruz researched Columbine massacre ahead of Parkland shooting

He questioned why the Broward County Sheriff’s Office hadn’t compiled a full review of Cruz’s infractions leading up to the massacre, asking if it’s “normal, two months after an investigation (started), not to have all his disciplinary records,” according to the Miami Herald. Source link

How The Handmaid's Tale Brought the 'Miserable' Colonies to Life

How The Handmaid's Tale Brought the 'Miserable' Colonies to Life

How The Handmaid’s Tale Brought the ‘Miserable’ Colonies to Life  Vulture Why The Handmaid’s Tale is so relevant today  BBC News Why The ‘Friends’ DVD Reference In ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 Is So Terrifyingly Symbolic  Bustle Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season two focuses more on building its dystopia, less on traumatizing fans  NBCNews.com ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 […]