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For Ms Sandberg, the switch to Facebook, a business run by a clumsy 23-year-old dropout, was not as counterintuitive as it might have seemed. She was vice president at Google, but she had hit a cap: there were several vice presidents at her level, and they were all competing for promotions. Eric Schmidt, then chief …

On July 31, 1971, the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) made its lunar debut. LRV, developed my … [+] The Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama would travel just over 17 miles, totaling three hours and two minutes of driving. The LRV greatly expanded the range of activities and lunar surface experiences of Apollo astronauts. …

New Despite the punishment, the batter was included in the practice squad ahead of the Indian series Sri Lankan batter Bhanuka Rajapaksa has been fined $ 5,000 for breach of contract and is essentially on probation for two years, after being given a one-year suspended sentence. SLC imposed these penalties for violating “the obligations of …

I just received my copy of “Remembering Butch” from Amazon. This is a new book about the life and times of legendary surfer and colorful character Butch Van Artsdalen, set up and written by Douglas Cavanaugh. I’ve been wanting to read it for a while, so as soon as it arrived, I immersed myself in …

The card you know is probably wrong. In fact, every map you know is probably wrong in one way or another – especially as 75% of the world’s territories face ongoing international disputes over their borders, according to The Book of World Facts. You may never hear about some of these disputes, like how Canada …

July 3, 2021 WTHE HEN GOES I tend to? For a year and a half, covid-19 has taken hold of one country after another. Just when you think the virus is defeated, a new variant is back in full force, more contagious than the previous one. And yet, as the number of vaccinations surpasses 3 …

SoCal expert Susan Suntree’s new audiobook, “Sacred Sites: The Secret History of Southern California,” contains little-known information about the geologic formation of the landscape, sacred Native American villages, and the arrival of the Europeans. Santa Monica author releases new audiobook By Haley Beyer Susan Suntree’s best-selling and award-winning book, “Sacred Sites: The Secret History of …

Quentin Tarantino has made a career of alchemist in gold: with the ecstasy of a connoisseur, he worked with the language of the B movies and the rhetoric of the grindhouse. Now, he has done the same with a genre that the literary world wrinkles its noses with, the most luscious in pulp fiction – …

Best celebrity birthdays on June 27, 2021 Birthday wishes go out to JJ Abrams, Tobey Maguire and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning one year older on June 27, and learn an interesting fact about each one. The Beach Boys’ Bruce Johnston …

(archive photo) Posted on June 25, 2021 at 7:20 PM by The maritime executive Despite the recent surge of construction orders coming mainly from the container ship and gas carrier segments, BIMCO, in its new analysis of global shipbuilding, predicts a slowdown in the growth rate of the global fleet over the next five years. …