Golden age

Can Turkey Recover From Erdogan’s Reign?

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has ruled Turkey for almost two decades. As Turkey nears its centenary, it has become its most important ruler since Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey. During the first decade of Erdoğan’s rule, many Western officials refused to acknowledge or acknowledge the change in Turkey under Erdoğan’s leadership. Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, ...

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Kim St-Pierre’s catchy speech steals the show at Hockey Hall of Fame induction

As a player, Kim St-Pierre always stood up to meet the moment. His time in the Hall of Fame spotlight was no different. Standing center stage during Monday’s Hall induction ceremony, St-Pierre, the eighth woman and first consecrated goalkeeper, delivered a speech that captured her story and served as a call to the action to find out where hockey can ...

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What is the flag of the Australian Merchant Navy, the red ensign? And why do anti-government groups use it?

The Australian red ensign – a red version of the familiar Australian flag – has appeared on media and social media in recent months. The question is, why? Historically associated with Australian merchant ships, the Merchant Navy, the flag has recently been adopted by those involved in anti-containment and anti-government movements. It is almost certain that the flag has gained ...

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War and Peace | Cashmere amount

It is indeed a paradox when the merchants of war say that they are waging a war so that peace can prevail. This has always been the claim of all wars. The First World War of 1914-18 ended with the creation of the League of Nations, the purpose of which was to explore the possibilities of avoiding new wars. But ...

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50 years of Norville to celebrate – Bundaberg Now

50 YEARS OLD: Stacey Ford, Trevor Green, Robert Long, Laura Coates, Penelope Lester, Helen Lester, Angela Baxter and Wendy Smith at Norville State School in the early years. Norville State School students, teachers, and families past and present will come together later this month to celebrate 50 years of opening the facility. A golden jubilee will take place on Saturday, ...

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10 strongest love interests in Marvel, ranked

Marvel heroes are humans (and sometimes aliens) and they need to be loved. In fiction, action stories like those in comics and romance go hand in hand. While Golden Age Marvel was light on romance, Silver Age Marvel copied how its distinguished competition went with romantic relationships, but they put the old Marvel twist on, as many characters’ love interests ...

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The rise of luxury hotel cinemas

Last month, Netflix opened a new luxury movie theater in Los Angeles to screen its own productions. But as a company that brings movies and series to people’s homes, Netflix also knows that it’s not easy to pull people off the couch. But the luxury cinema experience is like no other: There are comfortable seats and glamorous amenities in the ...

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Treasures of Elam, civilization gone but not forgotten

A digital record of artifacts collected by Macquarie University’s Authority on Near Eastern Art and Archeology puts the ancient Elam civilization back on the map. From the ancient civilization of Elam arose an explosion of social engagement that would, with many twists and turns, see some of the world’s first cities evolve into complex societies, kingdoms and empires. Impressive: Lady ...

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Stargirl Season 2 finale features a major DC character in the Arrowverse

The post-credits scene from the Stargirl Season 2 finale features the Arrowverse’s live-action debut of a major DC character. The CW’s Season 2 finale Star girl brought a major DC character to the Arrowverse. The post-credits scene features the first full look at Robert Todd, aka Mister Bones. His name was dropped in a previous episode when Courtney and Pat ...

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EBU Technology & Innovation – Rai Virtual LIS: an avatar for sign language applications

The provision of tourist information is a potential application of the Rai Virtual LIS platform Mauro Rossini, Carmen Marino and Andrea del Principe, Radiotelevisione Italiana The Rai Virtual LIS platform enables the production of Italian Sign Language (LIS) content using avatars to create new opportunities and services for deaf people in contexts where LIS human interpreters are not provided . ...

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