Monthly Archives: August 2022

Major Pakistani players agree to modified central contracts

After several days of deadlock, a group of prominent Pakistani players, including Captain Babar Azam, Shaheen Afridi and Mohammad Rizwan, agreed to sign the central PCB contracts – but only after successfully negotiating amendments to several clauses. The band signed the contracts almost a week after receiving them and just before flying out for the […]

Tesla begins converting its energy fleet to Model Y electric SUVs

Tesla has started converting its Tesla Energy fleet to Model Y electric SUVs and Model 3 sedans, getting rid of their gas-powered vehicles. When Tesla Energy shows up at a customer’s home, it’s with gas-powered vans and cars, which isn’t the best look for the world leader in electrification – but Tesla is looking to […]

US police hold suspect in murders of Muslim men

ALBUQUERQUE — Police in the US city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, said they arrested their “primary suspect” in the murder of four Muslim men. Muhammad Syed, 51, was arrested on Monday and is charged with the murder of two of the men. Several firearms were recovered from his home, police said. Police said they were […]

Muslim men sue Alaska Airlines for being removed from flight over Arabic texts

Comment this story Comment Two black Muslim men have sued Alaska Airlines for discrimination after they said the airline removed them from a flight following another passenger’s complaint about Arabic text messages and would not allow them to travel together on modified flights . Lawyers for the Washington State Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic […]

Aura digital photo frame review: We tested this digital photo frame with family photos and videos

We tested the Aura Carver Luxe HD Smart Digital Picture Frame to assess its features and functions When it comes to showing photos from your phone or social media, it can be frustrating to find specific photos when you want them. A traditional photo frame limits the number of photos you can share and only […]

Connie Boesen knows the Iowa State Fairgrounds better than anyone

I’m back. In fact, I’ve never stopped walking around the Iowa State Fairgrounds, except this time it’s different. It’s still the best place in town for a quiet respite, on foot or by bike. It’s still an A-more gem of a place to spend a morning, afternoon or early evening – when hundreds of thousands […]

Planner of the week: 23 fun things to do in Charlotte, including concerts and the Panthers Fan Fest

mobile photography Skill Pop Online | 7-8:30 p.m. | $24 | Details Why you should go: Content Creator and Photographer Chris Rodarte (@rodartes.corner) will help you up your mobile photography game. It will cover some of the fundamental techniques like composition, lighting and editing. Guided Meditation Series Selenite Beauty | second Tuesdays; 6-7 p.m. | […]

Is the Arsenal 2 for advanced photographers?

You may remember my 2019 review of the original Arsenal hardware. It was a blocky box that you attached to your DSLR or mirrorless camera that automated many of the tasks that photographers regularly face. Arsenal sold pretty well. Although it had a few good points that could speed up or improve a photographer’s workflow, […]

Neve Campbell might not return for Scream 6, but Hayden Panettiere is back and just posted a behind-the-scenes photo

The Scream the franchise continues to pay homage to members of the franchise’s past while balancing the contributions of the new crew that introduced themselves in surprising success Scream – the one from 2022, not the classic from 1996. The fifth Scream had a slew of new faces in its cast who joined series founders […]

Instagram is testing a new photo format with an ultra-high aspect ratio of 9:16. Read here

San Francisco: In a bid to match its full-screen reels, Meta-owned photo and video sharing platform Instagram has confirmed that it will soon start testing new “ultra-high photos”. According to The Verge, the company will introduce support for thinner and taller 9:16 aspect ratio photos to help them fill the entire screen when users scroll […]

Scully honored with video tribute and banner at Dodger Stadium

A screen at Dodger Stadium shows the late broadcaster Vin Scully during a tribute to him before a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres on Friday, August 5, 2022 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Jae C. Hong PA LOS ANGELES Dodgers manager Dave Roberts ended a pre-game ceremony […]

Things to do in Sterling & Logan County – August 4 – August 10 – Sterling Journal-Advocate

Thursday August 4 Logan County Farm Bureau Pancake Breakfast — 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., Logan County Fairgrounds Pavilion. Reserved for livestock exhibitors and families. Logan County Fair Junior Goat Show — 8:00 a.m., Logan County Fairgrounds Expo Center. Caliche inscription — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at school. For grades K-12. Logan County Fair […]

Chuck E. Cheese mascot intentionally ‘ignored my black baby’, claims mom

Comment this story Comment With her hands in the air and a pink tutu around her waist, Safa Muhammad bounced 20 times in eight seconds, like she was on a pogo stick. Chuck E. Cheese had just arrived at the birthday party, and the 2-year-old reacted like a 1960s teenager in the grip of Beatlemania. […]

These 17 Android Apps Stole Banking Info – Delete Them All Now

Just days after McAfee broke news of a new strain of malware affecting millions of devices via apps downloaded from the Google Play Store, there is more worrying news for Android users. In a new report (opens in a new tab), cybersecurity firm Trend Micro revealed the existence of 17 other apps that dropped malware […]

‘Jack and the Beanstalk: 70th Anniversary Limited Edition’ Blu-ray Movie Review

Classic comedy duo Abbott and Costello’s first foray into color cinema in 1952 returns to home theaters with a 4K restoration of their musical comedy available in high-definition disc format. In Jack and the Beanstalk: 70th Anniversary Limited Edition (Classic Flixunclassified, 1.37:1 aspect ratio78 mins, $49.99), Mr. Dinkle (Bud Abbott) and Jack (Lou Costello) take […]

1st Class Graduate Sonoma County Vineyard Worker Management Preparation Course

Twelve years ago Fabian Garcia started working in the fields, the last four with Vino Farms in Healdsburg where he is now Assistant Vineyard Manager. Ask him about his future and he replies, “The sky is the limit. Why he said it has a lot to do with the program he and 14 other farm […]

Dylan O’Brien didn’t agree with the Nightwing rumors

Exclusive: Dylan O’Brien candidly discusses his feelings about the long-running Nightwing casting rumors, which he has always declared false. While promoting Not goodDylan O’Brien Reveals How He Really Feels About These Persistents night wing rumors. Fans have continually waited for O’Brien to play a superhero movie character. Early in his career, when looking for a […]

Blue Devil of the Week: Making Duke a Better Place to Learn

Position: Associate Director of Research, Evaluation and Development for Duke Learning Innovation Years at Duke: 8 Meet Kim’s nominator Kim Manturuk was nominated by Blythe Tyrone, communications strategist for Duke Learning Innovation. “Honestly Kim is a true Wonder Woman,” Tyrone wrote in her nomination. “I don’t know how she does all this!” Kim is a […]

‘Hey muscly’: Nurse pulled out over inappropriate messages to teenager

Lawrence Smith / Stuff Their first face-to-face meeting was on the school grounds. (File photo) A mental health nurse broke professional boundaries by sending suggestive messages to a ‘vulnerable’ teenager, a health watchdog has found. A report by the Health and Disability Commissioner, released on Monday, said the nurse, known as RN B, breached the […]