Bat for Lashes plays the Bowery Ballroom: an Interview with Natasha Khan

Friday, September 28, 2007 Bat for Lashes is the doppelgänger band ego of one of the leading millennial lights in British music, Natasha Khan. Caroline Weeks, Abi Fry and Lizzy Carey comprise the aurora borealis that backs this haunting, shimmering zither and glockenspiel peacock, and the only complaint coming from the audience at the Bowery Ballroom last Tuesday was that they could not camp out all night underneath these celestial bodies. We live in theContinue reading


Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif captured by Taliban

Monday, August 16, 2021 On Saturday, the Afghan Taliban captured the Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif, giving them control over the nation’s fourth-largest city and all of northern Afghanistan, amidst the withdrawal of USA troops from the country, which is scheduled to be complete by the end of August. Abas Ebrahimzada, a provincial lawmaker, told the Associated Press (AP) the Afghan national army were the first to surrender, leading other pro-government forces to lose morale andContinue reading


Forex And Trading Timing

Here’s An Opinion On: Hai Ha Money Transfer Review A lot of people talk attract and tease new Forex traders by appealing to their senses such as greed, fear and desire for increased leisure. These are easy marketing techniques but are very misleading when it comes to Forex trading. Admittedly, buying and selling currencies in the Forex market is so simple its merely a matter of clicking a mouse button. However, that is where theContinue reading

Chula Vista, California becomes model for blight control laws in the US

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 The San Diego, California suburb of Chula Vista has responded to the recent housing crisis with an aggressive blight control ordinance that compels lenders to maintain the appearance of vacant homes. As foreclosures increase both locally and throughout the United States, the one year old ordinance has become a model for other cities overwhelmed by the problem of abandoned homes that decay into neighborhood eyesores. Chula Vista city code enforcement managerContinue reading


Mr. And Mrs. Luggage Tags Are Perfect Gifts

Here’s An Opinion On: Polypac Website bytimothyharvard Impeccable Wedding Gifts Are you at a loss for what to get for the newly married couple that you know? Shopping for wedding gifts can be hard. Even when the couple has set up a gift registry with things that they want some people would rather find the newlyweds something that is more personal and sentimental than a toaster or a waffle pan. Personalized Mr. and Mrs. LuggageContinue reading

CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate Max Lombardi running in Cambridge

Friday, September 26, 2008 On October 14, 2008, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the federal election. New Democratic Party candidate Max Lombardi is standing for election in the riding of Cambridge. Lombardi is an information technology specialist who has lived in Cambridge for 25 years. Held since 2004 by Conservative Gary Goodyear, the riding of Cambridge includes the city of Cambridge, Ontario and the Township of North Dumfries, Ontario. Also running inContinue reading


U.S. outlaws online gambling

Saturday, October 14, 2006 Over the weekend, millions of Americans faced the new ban of online gambling. The legislation was attached by Rep. Bill Frist to the Port Security bill. Many of the public companies that offer online gambling have been quick to react and give their outlooks on the legislature. Party Gaming and 888 among others have said that they will shut down all U.S. operations if President Bush signs the bill into law.Continue reading


Plumbing Stockbridge Ga: How To Save Money On Plumbing

Here’s An Opinion On: Buy Ute Racks For Sale byAlma Abell You don’t have to call a plumbing Stockbridge GA service every time you have a small problem with your plumbing. The idea is to have a little basic knowledge of some of the things you can do on your own to avoid expensive plumbing costs. You can begin by fixing noisy pipes. Exposed noisy pipes are easy to fix, all you need is toContinue reading

Media round-up: April Fools’ Day 2008

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 Many media outlets traditionally deliberately spread hoaxes on April Fools’ Day, including notable quality sources such as National Geographic and Science. The popular British tabloid The Sun wrote that French President Nicolas Sarkozy is to undergo stretch surgery to make him taller than his wife, Italian artist and model Carla Bruni. The report claimed the 5 foot 5 inch leader would be made 5 inches taller in one year using aContinue reading


Woman killed in house fire in South Yorkshire, England

Monday, January 25, 2010 An elderly woman has died in a house fire in South Yorkshire, England. The woman, who is currently remaining unidentified, was blind and 93-years-old when her bungalow in Sheffield caught fire as a result of an accident in her kitchen yesterday afternoon. An internal investigation into the fire has suggested that while the woman was cooking, she dropped a towel onto one of the stovetops while attempting to move a panContinue reading