How did every theme park in Florida start?

The opening of Walt Disney World Resort on October 1, 1971 brought the fictional world of Disney to life. Mickey Mouse led the lucky first visitors to Lakeland, Florida, residents Bill and Marty Windsor, and their two grandsons Jay and Lee to Magic Kingdom, where their beloved characters danced and sang. Maestro Arthur Fiedler has conducted the World Symphony Orchestra ...

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The path to Wall Street is paved with patents for biotech companies

It wouldn’t be a stretch to think of the past year as the golden age of initial public offerings (IPOs) for Israeli startups and tech companies. The biggest deals over the past year include Kaltura, monday.com, WalkMe, Global-e, Playtika, SimilarWeb, SentinelOne, Taboola, ironSource and Payoneer. Together they have raised over $ 2 billion and are traded with combined market caps ...

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“Fear Captures It Kind Of”: Outdoor Convocation Welcomes New Huskies | Community

Matthieu Hipolito A special year began in a particular place on September 28 when the UW welcomed his new class under a cloud-covered sky. Although the students in attendance are normally inaugurated as Huskies at the Alaska Airlines Arena at the Hec Edmundson Pavilion near Husky Stadium, the event has been moved to Rainier Vista “at the suggestion of health ...

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Secrets and lies strike the suburbs in new ITV thriller Hollington Drive

Pick of the day: Hollington Drive 9 p.m., ITV Hollington Drive is one of those new build dead ends that could be anywhere in the UK. It is the home of a blended family with Theresa (Anna Maxwell Martin, again as a exhausted career-motherhood juggler), her second husband Fraser (Rhashan Stone) and their respective children. Theresa’s unhappy sister, Helen (Rachael ...

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With New World and Final Fantasy XIV, MMOs are back, like it or not

People have spoken and they want more MMORPGs. Amazon games The New World of Amazon Games is launched today. Not only is it the tech giant’s first video game, but it’s one of the most prominent entries in the massively multiplayer online RPG genre for a long time. The last time a brand new MMORPG had this kind of anticipation? ...

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Mangala Samaraweera, the utopian expedient

Mangala Samaraweera has always cared about those who lived in the shadow of oppression; he was often the only leader to speak, or to walk in solidarity “This is not a Sinhala-Buddhist country.” This war cry, proclaimed triumphantly in the Deep South after the Easter bombings, was probably Mangala’s most famous words. And rightly so, because they captured the essence ...

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Tasmanian researchers design special drill for million-year-old ice core project to help find answers to climate crisis | The Singleton Argus

Australia to recover longest continuous ice core in Antarctica /images/transform/v1/crop/frm/NX9MbAzZyG5Vh8eWtwPQfX/132a345f-c782-4691-a395-0c1387839a48.jpg/r0_388_7360_4546_w1200_h678_fmax.jpg Australian Antarctic Division researchers to work 8-hour shifts to retrieve the world’s longest ice core news, national, 2021-09-29T07: 45: 00 + 10: 00 https://players.brightcove.net/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6274541809001 https://players.brightcove.net/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6274541809001 Video: Australian Antarctic Division Answers to the global climate crisis could be discovered in a 2.8-kilometer pole of million-year-old ice that is expected to be ...

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Mission Bay sidewalks are (still) sinking, creating trip hazards; Drought could make matters worse

Residents of San Francisco’s newer neighborhood around Mission Bay and China Basin say the buildings and sidewalk settlements have caused many unstable sidewalks over the years. However, due to the drought, the clay under the area can be exacerbated by shrinkage. As you may know, Mission Bay is built on a landfill with a complex of new homes, offices, laboratories, ...

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New 28-foot artwork to debut at Prospect Park Bandshell

PROSPECT PARK, BROOKLYN – A massive art installation directed towards the bandshell of Prospect Park will imagine a utopia where dividing walls are smashed. The piece, created by artist Emily Oliveira, is set to debut at the Lena Horne Bandshell on Friday and will be on display until May, the Prospect Park Alliance announced this week. The 19-by-28-foot mural features ...

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F1 Heroes celebrated in new photo book

Stefano Domenicali, CEO of Formula 1, wrote the introduction of a new photo book “F1 Heroes” which celebrates the great drivers of 70 years of sports history, from Juan Manuel Fangio to Lewis Hamilton. The images are the work of famous Motorsport Images photographers, mainly Rainer Schlegelmilch, Ercole Colombo, Michael and Steven Tee as well as Mark Sutton. “I think ...

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