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Hyatt Retroactively Counting Award Nights for Status and Threshold Bonuses

Hyatt now counts free night awards towards elite status. But they're doing more than that. They're re-calculating 2017 status as though free nights …

Brazil

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Defense4 hours agoBabur Missile Test: Pakistan validating its Second-Strike Capability Intelligence5 hours agoKatibat al Tawhid wal Jihad: A faithful …

Rights & Freedoms

Kenya’s capital hosts halal expo

<b>Mohamed Mahmud<br>Press TV, Nairobi</b><p>With the global halal-products industry estimated to be worth more than two-point-one trillion US Dollars, Kenya is …

Africa

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Defense18 hours agoBabur Missile Test: Pakistan validating its Second-Strike Capability Intelligence19 hours agoKatibat al Tawhid wal Jihad: A …

Africa

Designing Data Environments

October 24, 2017Information technology is changing the way we perceive brands, do business, and conduct our everyday lives.Millions of interactions …

Big Data

It Cuts Both Ways

<i>A version of this piece originally appeared in Plus61J, an Australian-Jewish publication.</i><p>Many Jews are beginning to turn away from the centuries’ old …

Jewish Culture

God created all things to exist in order and harmony - Chung Hwan Kwak

God originally created all things in the universe to exist in order and harmony, partaking in joyful giving-and-receiving relationships with God and …

Spirituality

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 488

So…what is the Monday Poll?Well, it isn’t exactly a poll. It’s more of a constantly evolving (devolving?), somewhat random list of questions I’ve …

Beauty

It’s not just cow vigilantes. Mob madness is spreading and undermining the rule of law in India

Those targeted include activists, policemen, Africans, young lovers, or anyone deemed anti-national.<p>Amitabh Bachchan immortalised the “angry young …

Agriculture

Tech accelerator launched to help nurture ‘unicorns’

Startups

E3 2017: Minecraft 'Better Together' update makes game more accessible than ever before

But many versions of the game are essentially their own separate islands, meaning players have to either pick a primary device to play the game on, …

Gaming

AS IT HAPPENED: ANC NEC called for a judicial inquiry into state capture

Full statement from the ANC NEC:<p>Statement of the National Executive Committee following the meeting held on the 26th to the 28th May 2017 29 May 2017.<p>…

South Africa

Type at work in the real world.

Sign in to participate in the Fonts In Use Collection. Account holders can contribute new Uses, like existing Uses, and create personal sets.<p>You can …

Typography

Hillary Clinton spied on her own campaign staff

Years before Hillary Clinton’s private email server ever became a campaign issue, Clinton spent a few months doing some digital snooping on her own …

Hillary Clinton

Brilliant Future or Slow Decline? Digitization Changes the CIO Role

Digitization will allow CIOs to expand their careers and make a greater contribution to business value, but they must be flexible and ready to …

Business Technology

3 Ways Young People Can Come Together To Fight Climate Change

With the climaxing threats, climate change is putting the future of the world in evident disasters. Should owners of the future sit back?<p>According to the United Nations, “Climate change is one of the major challenges of our time and adds considerable stress to our societies and to the environment. …

Climate

Italian police get a new supercar

Italian police have a new weapon to put the brakes on highway speedsters – a brand-new Lamborghini Huracan.<p>The blue and white sports car holds a …

Trucks

Italian Highway Patrol takes delivery of Lamborghini Huracán Polizia

While it’s never a good idea anywhere in the world, it’s most certainly not a smart decision to blow by posted speed limits in Italy, because the …

Highway Patrol

Isolated mountain cabin is all about the view

Cabin Ustaoset is raised slightly atop concrete pillars and has a total floorspace of 72 sq m (775 sq ft). It includes two bedrooms, one combined …

Cabins

In lengthy post, Zuckerberg details new ways Facebook is combating fake news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just shared a lengthy post that reads like a mission statement for his platform. The 6,000-word post covers everything …

Facebook

Contemporary Mask House by Hastings Architectural Associates

Contemporary Mask House by Hastings Architectural Associates Architects: Hastings Architectural Associates Location: Nashville, Tennessee, USA Year: …

Architecture

Want a raise? Get Trump to insult your company

Traditionally, workers hoping for a pay raise, better job security or improved benefits would work hard, innovate, embrace new ideas and push to make their company more profitable.<p>But now there's an easier way to reach those goals: Just get the president of the United States to attack your …

Donald Trump

Facebook freed to reveal details of drone crash

Its mammoth wingspan (greater than that of a Boeing 737), light weight (around a third of an electric car) and huge array of solar panels aside, …

Drones

What marketing gurus need to know for 2017

There's no doubt that 2016 was a turbulent year: Brexit, Trump's election and the Italian "no" vote have thrown politics – and business – into …

Marketing

Pi Cart: 2,400 Games In One

What’s the quickest way to turn one game into 2,400? Cram a Raspberry Pi Zero running RetroPie into an NES cartridge and call it Pi Cart.<p>This elegant …

Raspberry Pi

Prefab houseboat gives water babies a taste of landlubber luxury

The houseboat pictured is the firm's debut model. It's a single-story home with a total floorspace of 500 sq ft (46.5 sq m). Its interior looks quite …

Frenzied Vikings fan bites heads off live fish during tailgate

This Minnesota Vikings fan is wearing a chef’s coat, so we can only assume he is indeed a chef. Any good chef will tell you that freshness is the biggest difference between a good meal and a bad one. To this end he likes his fish fresh — very fresh. Also uncooked. Also he only wants to bite the …

Sports

Egyptian President: Trump would 'no doubt' make a strong leader

<b>(CNN) —</b> Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says that Donald Trump would "no doubt" make a strong leader.<p>The comments come as part of a sit-down interview with Erin Burnett, during which el-Sisi seemed to downplay a ban on Muslims entering the United States that, at times, served as a …

Opinion

Better milk, better cheese from veld-reared goats | Farmer's Weekly

A desire to interact with animals led former game farmer and carpenter, Christo Venter of Vaalwater in Limpopo, to introduce milk goats to his …

Farming

Afghanistan is heading for civil war or worse | Afghanistan

The ongoing political crisis within the Afghan National Unity Government amid the country's security and economic challenges recalls earlier warnings, notably from US intelligence and the UN, on the fragility of Afghanistan's political stability.<p>According to the agreement brokered by US Secretary …

Afghanistan