The first Industrial Revolution took place in a world devoid of ecological concerns. Humans knew little about the effects of pollution, and assumed the planet could absorb an infinite amount of toxins. The realization that we were affecting the health of the planet had to be hastily tacked onto our industrial system.
“Now, how they deal with us in a bureaucratic state? Find out how that is. It doesn’t mean they deal with AAU and their grassroots the same way, because they’re not under the same rules. It’s not illegal if your son is really good, the company outfits his whole high school team, starts an AAU program and asks you to be the coach and they pay you.
VP of Technology Kevin Lynch, who has been overseeing the software on Apple Watch, demonstrated how you can press the crown to start Siri and get readouts on the watch face. He also showed how to pay with Apple Pay on the watch, to a round of applause. He answered a phone call from Bow Wow Meow on the watch on stage and ordered himself an Uber..
After years of watching leaders like Bill Clinton and Barack Obama fail to push through a true liberal agenda, liberals grew tired of a Democratic establishment they viewed as pragmatic centrists at best and moderate Republicans at worst. Then, as if straight out of a time warp, Bernie Sanders swept into the presidential election pushing for a true progressive agenda: higher taxes on the wealthy to promote more income equality, single payer health care, free college education, and a breakup of the big banks and financial institutions. Here was a guy not apologizing for being a liberal, promoting once again a belief that the federal government could improve the lives of average people..
Continue reading this postSparkle trailer gives last glimpse of Whitney HoustonA trailer for the movie musical Sparkle was released Monday, giving us a glimpse of Whitney Houston’s last project. The late singer plays the mother of Jordin Sparks, an aspiring singer in the 1960s who rises with a girl group similar to the Supremes. Sparkle will be released in August.
AlthoughUniqloonly makes a very limited amount of performance sportswear, it sponsors the tennis players Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori and Shingo Kunieda, and the Australian golfer Adam Scott. Yanai is a big sports fan, a keen golfer who has a miniature course in his garden, and there is a sense that he operates like a manager, the Alex Ferguson of retail, coaching his business team towards success with psychological strategies. ‘Why not say you will be the biggest?’ he says, when I ask him why being number one matters.