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Day: July 9, 2024

Silicon Island: Leading the charge towards sustainable urban development

Silicon Island reclamation works ongoing as of June 2024. (Source: The Star) Penang Silicon Island, an ambitious reclamation project that is garnering international acclaim for its innovative approach to urban development and sustainability. Spearheaded by Silicon Island Development Sdn Bhd (SIDSB), this initiative is set to transform the landscape, not just physically, but environmentally and…

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A Prayer When Fear Creeps In – Your Daily Prayer – July 9

A Prayer for When Fear Creeps InBy Alicia Searl “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.” – Psalm 56:3 “I’m scared,” I whispered to my husband as we sat in the lobby of a psychologist’s office, awaiting our appointment. We were about to bear our hearts and souls to a woman we…

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India at Paris Olympics 2024: Know your athlete – Manu Bhaker | Olympics

Manu Bhaker, a prominent women’s pistol shooter and Olympian, is competing in the women’s 25m pistol event at the Paris 2024 Olympics. Manu Bhaker is a solid medal contender for India at the Paris Games(Getty) Born in Jhajjar, Haryana, a state renowned for its boxers and wrestlers, she developed a passion for sports during her…

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We test the baffling hubless Verge TS Pro electric motorbike

Enlarge / No, we haven’t photoshopped the rear wheel of this electric motorcycle; it uses a hubless motor. Michael Teo Van Runkle Despite the fact that Americans buy more electric bicycles than electric cars, widespread adoption of electric motorcycles still lags well behind both. Part of the sluggish sales pace likely comes down to high…

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Domestic air passenger traffic up 6% in June 2024: ICRA

The domestic air passenger traffic rose 6.3% year-on-year (YoY) in June 2024, and in comparison to the pre-pandemic level, the traffic jumped 10.4%, ratings agency ICRA said on Tuesday. The traffic for domestic airlines was 7% up YoY but was lower by 3% in comparison to May last year, it said. In comparison to the…

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BP expects up to $2 billion impairment in 2Q on weak refining margins

BP in 2020 set out its ambition to become a net zero company “by 2050 or sooner.” Matt Cardy | Getty Images News | Getty Images BP shares dropped Tuesday after the firm flagged it expects to post an impairment of up to $2 billion in the second quarter and warned of lower refining margins…

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How Hilton And SweetRush Created Generative AI Coaching

Expert Coaching And Immersive Learning At Scale It’s no secret that generative AI has been having a moment—and with a history dating back to the 1940s, [1] its moment is proving to be pretty durable. At this stage, organizations and individuals have moved beyond using AI for rote tasks and are beginning to harness its…

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“Forever” stamp prices are rising again. Here’s when and how much they will cost.

Designer’s floral patterns become newest forever stamp Designer’s floral patterns become newest forever stamp 02:15 Starting next week, the price of a “Forever” stamp will increase by a nickel to 73 cents, the second time the United States Postal Service has raised the cost of postage this year.  The price of a Forever stamp has…

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Nike And Tekken 8 Are Tag-Teaming Up For Foamposite One Shoe Collaboration

Nike and Bandai Namco are teaming up to release a Tekken 8-inspired shoe that will be available for purchase this September. Dubbed “Tekken 8 x Nike Air Foamposite One Fist,” these shoes will be available through Nike, SNKRS, and select retailers in-store and online for $250, as reported by Sole Retriever.  The shoes themselves are inspired…

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Short Stop in the Short Session – North Carolina Criminal Law

The North Carolina General Assembly has temporarily adjourned for the short session, with plans to reconvene a few more times throughout the remainder of the year. So far in 2024, a handful of bills have been enacted that affect criminal law and procedure. One of these bills includes laws that have already taken effect, summarized…

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