Amazon.com invests $175m

first_img Amazon.com invests $175m by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was The Dream Girl In The 90s, This Is Her NowMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen HeraldAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCute Thursday 2 December 2010 8:36 pm Amazon.com is investing $175m in online coupon company LivingSocial, a pre-emptive strike against Google which is looking to buy Groupon, another coupon provider. LivingSocial said yesterday it also secured an $8m investment from Lightspeed Venture Partners, adding that it will use the funds to grow its business worldwide. LivingSocial said it is currently booking revenues of more than $1m a day on average and expects well over $500m in 2011. Search engine leader Google is talking to Groupon about an acquisition, it emerged earlier this week. whatsapp Tags: NULLcenter_img KCS-content Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proof Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Sharelast_img read more

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You won’t make a million with a Cash ISA! But £300 a month in a Stocks & Shares ISA may do it

first_imgSimply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Royston Wild | Thursday, 23rd July, 2020 You won’t make a million with a Cash ISA! But £300 a month in a Stocks & Shares ISA may do it Royston Wild has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Image source: Getty Images. Want to get rich? Perhaps even make a million and retire early? It’s a dream that most of us have, and yet one that very few of us give ourselves a chance of realistically achieving. If you’re one of those people who simply lock their monthly savings up in something like a Cash ISA, I have bad news for you — you’ll likely be working right up until your mid-60s. Maybe even longer.Forget about joining the millionaires club. Interest rates are so low on cash accounts that the prospect of making any sort of decent return is dead in the water. Ultra-low Bank of England base rates means that the yield on Cash ISAs is quite pathetic. And rates are in danger of falling further given the high chance of more rate cuts during the 2020s to support the UK economy.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Don’t despair, though. It’s pretty straightforward for the average Joe to make changes to their savings strategy with a view to getting rich and possibly even making that million. It means casting aside that Cash ISA and investing the bulk of your money in great UK shares via a Stocks and Shares ISA instead.Bad returnsLet me crunch some numbers to show you what you could be missing out on by sticking with a Cash ISA. Consider someone aged 30 who saves £300 a month, every month, up until the age of 65. Based on the best-paying rate of 0.9% today, that person would have made £148k.It’s not too bad a figure at face value. But dig a little deeper and the pitfalls of the Cash ISA become apparent. For the £126,000 that the saver squirreled away over three-and-a-half decades they’d have made a paltry profit of just £21,939. In my book that seems to be a small return for half a lifetime of financial sacrifices and hard work. Make a million with UK sharesThis is where the beauty of investing in UK shares comes in. Studies show us that the average long-term investor can expect to make a return of between 8% and 10% per year. Based on these figures, that person who invested £300 each month from the age of 30 to 65 would make a total return of between £643,000 and £1.02m. Yes, they really could have realised their goal to make a million.Investing in a Stocks and Shares ISA improves your chances of becoming a millionaire with UK shares. These particular products save you having to pay anything to the taxman. And with a maximum annual investment allowance of £20k, these ISAs meet the needs of the vast majority of people.We here at The Motley Fool believe that share investing is the best way to make your money work for you. The recent stock market crash provides a way to turbocharge the returns on your hard-earned savings too, by allowing you to buy UK shares at low prices and then watching them rise in value as the economic recovery takes hold. And there’s a wealth of top quality stocks out there to help you make a fortune.center_img Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Enter Your Email Address “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” See all posts by Royston Wildlast_img read more

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Visually impaired rugby hits the world stage in Japan

first_img Foothold: Si Ledwith carries against the ‘Blind Blacks’ in 2017, the series that launched VI rugby (QBE) Visually impaired rugby joins the World Cup party as England face Japan in Kumagaya LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Visually impaired rugby hits the world stage in JapanFancy a bit of rugby? Then close your eyes and picture this: the smell of freshly cut grass; the roar of the crowd; running full pelt down the field; the touchline almost in reach; your winger just to your right; the heavy footsteps of the opposing defender bearing down on you.Now, open just one eye slightly, squint tightly, and try your best to catch that ball hurtling towards you while avoiding that other defender coming at you headlong even faster!That may give you an inkling of an idea as to what teams playing visually impaired rugby face each time they take to the field. And on Monday, visually impaired (VI) rugby will hit the world stage as part of the Rugby World Cup in Japan.In recent years, The Change Foundation (TCF) in the UK, with its visually impaired coaches and players, has developed VI rugby as a seven-a-side touch version, played with an adapted ball that makes a noise to help players locate it when it’s moving.In partnership with the Wasps Legends Charitable Foundation, TCF established the first VI rugby teams in England and launched the game with a series between the ‘Blind Lions’ and the ‘Blind Blacks’ in New Zealand during the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour.On 14 October, which is a National Holiday of Sport and Health, the Visually Impaired Rugby Festival will feature a three-match series between England and Japan at Kumagaya Stadium.Ready to go: the England VI team. Top (from left): Si Ledwith, Jack Pearce, Dan Linekar (coach), Ryan Jones, Christopher Styles. Bottom: Gareth Davies, Alex Bassan (head coach), Mathew Lancett (TCF)The Change Foundation will also be showcasing VI rugby as part of the Festival of Rugby that is running throughout the World Cup. The finale is a match between a combined Japan and England Visually Impaired team and a Wasps Legends team captained by former England and Lions lock Simon Shaw and including ex-France flanker Serge Betsen.“I’m delighted to be able to support this brilliant cause by putting the boots on in Japan,” Shaw says. “The Wasps Legends Charitable Foundation have done a great job supporting the development of this new form of the game. It’s brilliant that the rugby family is reaching out to players who up to now thought they could never play our great game.”The event will run from 11am to 3pm, is free to attend and everyone is welcome.The England VI team includes a Welshman, Gareth Davies, who was diagnosed in his teens with retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic condition that causes tunnel vision. He now has just 10% vision in his left eye. “I was born in Wiltshire but my dad Dwyfor is a Welsh speaker from Ystalyfera and my late mum was from Clydach and I’ve lived in Wales for more than 20 years,” he told the BBC last year.center_img “My kids Nia and Lloyd take the mickey out of me for being born in England, but I think they’re really proud of me. I would have loved to play for Wales if they had a team.”Also in the team is Si Ledwith, who was instrumental in creating the sport, as Rugby World reported two years ago. He told us then: “Our overall goal was to make the game look and feel as much like mainstream rugby as possible whilst still being accessible. So we have scrums and lineouts but they’re uncontested. We still create the patterns and scenarios of rugby but take away some of the danger.“We’ve not reinvented the wheel. It’s based around rugby sevens, two-handed touch, but we’ve developed a ball that has some sound, both in hand when running and in the air when passed. We simply filled it with a thousand ball bearings so that it rattles.”Blind ambition: New Zealand’s Cory Herberley in action. Now VI rugby will be played in Japan (QBE)Ledwith hadn’t been allowed to play rugby at school on account of his visual impairment – he was born blind in his left eye and very short-sighted in his right. His sight was restricted still further by an accident on the cricket field in 2015, the ball hitting him in the eye and causing a brain haemorrhage that rendered him totally blind for two weeks.“Fortunately the blood drained away but I can’t see anywhere near what I used to. I’m one of the lowest-sighted in the team and I was on the left wing because I can only see out of my right eye. You might have one of the tunnel-vision guys slightly wider so he can look across the line and communicate to those who aren’t seeing the line as well. It’s an interesting dynamic and the referee is key because he’s kind of a commentator.”VI rugby ambassadors Andy Robinson and Ian McKinley have helped prepare the team for Japan. Robinson’s father was blind and had matches audio described while McKinley lost an eye following injury in 2011 but went on to play for Benetton and Italy. McKinley plans to take the field at TCF’s showcase event in 2020, the VI Rugby Six Nations demonstration event.Figurehead: Ian McKinley, playing for Italy against Ireland in August, is a VI rugby ambassador (Getty)Related content: Ardie Savea wears goggles against CanadaThroughout next year, TCF will work with each of the Six Nations teams to develop the sport in their countries. In England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, TCF will work with the home unions to select a ‘Blind Lions’ team to travel to South Africa to play the ‘Blind Boks’ during the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour.Keep track of all the news from Japan via our Rugby World Cup home page. Follow Rugby World magazine on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.Grand setting: Kumagaya Stadium staged three games at RWC 2019 and will now feature VI rugby (Getty)last_img read more

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I-4 Beyond the Ultimate: The long road ahead

first_img Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Á From the Orange County Board of CommissionersFor Valentine’s Day this year, the MetroPlan Orlando Board heard a presentation on the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)’s I-4 Beyond the Ultimate project at its board meeting last week. The presentation, given by Mr. Mario Bizzio, the District 5 Design Engineer for FDOT, provided Board members with an overview of the project, its purpose, and detailed explanations of each section. Through the I-4 Beyond the Ultimate project, FDOT is working to improve mobility and safety on 60 miles of I-4 from Polk County into Volusia County.  Having made reservations of 2.63 miles of the limited-access toll road located from Orange Boulevard to the east of Rinehart Road, the Wekiva Parkway Section 8 project is expected to begin its design and building phase in Fall 2018. This project will include the new I-4/Wekiva Parkway interchange, which will connect S.R. 417.I-4 Beyond the Ultimate’s Interim Projects (within Segment 3) include the following: Adding a new general use lane from the end of I-4 Ultimate to Lake Mary Blvd; replacing the bridge located between Williamson and I-4 and resurfacing I-4 North and South of I-4/Wekiva Parkway interchange. In addition, Segment 2 of I-4 Beyond the Ultimate will occur from west of the Central Florida Parkway to west of Kirkman Road; will include a segment of S.R. 528 from I-4 to International Drive, and is expected to transform 3 major interchanges. Furthermore, I-4 Beyond the Ultimate has a separate interim construction project planned: I-4/Daryl Carter Parkway interchange. This project will relieve pressure on the Apopka Vineland Road (S.R. 535) interchange. Despite its current lack of funding for construction costs, the project is still expecting to have its letting package ready by late 2019.Based on preliminary design, I-4 Beyond the Ultimate will include the following: 129 rebuilt, new or widened bridges; 55 new drainage ponds; and 22 interchanges improved or significantly rebuilt. Right-of-way needs are also being identified and acquisition is underway.In the South section of I-4 Beyond the Ultimate, Design Segments 2 and 1C will cover 4.2 miles: West of Central Florida Parkway to west S.R. 535 (Kirkman Road). The total cost of building and design will be funded at $760 million. Construction of this section is expected to begin in late 2019 and offer a finished product by 2023.Design Segment 1B of the South section will cover 5.7 miles: East of S.R. 522 (Osceola Parkway) to the west of Central Florida Parkway. The total cost of building and design is $1,294 million and does not yet have a source of funding; this design segment is the most expensive out of all the design segments. Given the current lack of funding, this project is pending a construction procurement schedule.Design Segment 1A of the South section will cover 7.9 miles: West of C.R. 532 (Champions Gate) to the east of S.R. 522 (Osceola Parkway). The total cost of building and design is $989M and, similar to Design Segment 1B, currently lacks a source of funding and thus has a pending construction procurement schedule.Design Segment 5 of the South section will cover 4 miles: West of U.S. 27 in Polk County to west C.R. 532 (Champions Gate). The total cost of building and design is $317 million and does not have any funding to date. Presently, a construction procurement schedule is pending.In the North section, Design Segment 3 will cover 9 miles: East of S.R. 434 to U.S. 17/92 in Seminole County. The total cost for building and design, $614 million, is being partially funded at approximately 50%. This project is expected to begin construction in late 2026 and conclude in 2030.Design Segment 4 of the North section will cover 10 miles: East of U.S. 17/92 to east of S.R. 472 in Volusia County. The total cost for building and design is $572 million and has not received any funding. A construction procurement schedule is currently pending.To help keep residents informed and apprised of I-4 Beyond the Ultimate’s progress, FDOT is currently working to launch a website, I4Express.com, and a Mobile App. By visiting the website, residents can sign up for: A monthly e-newsletter on I-4 Ultimate and I-4 Beyond the Ultimate; and construction alerts that are sent out in advance. 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Why Your New Year’s Resolution Should Be a Better Night’s Sleep

first_img November 23, 2020 at 2:22 am Photo by Isabella and Louisa Fischer on Unsplash Amazing website. thank you for your great information about better sleep. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your name here 1 COMMENT Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Tomasa Creekmore TAGSBenefitsCoronavirusCOVID-19HabitshealthNew Year’s ResolutionsPandemicSleeptips Previous articleWhy ‘namaste’ has become the perfect pandemic greetingNext article6 Tips for Achieving Glowing Confidence in Your Golden Years Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Reply The Anatomy of Fear Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate OpinionBy Linda WilliamsIt will take years to figure out how drastically the COVID-19 pandemic has affected our health. Every month, experts release evidence that shows COVID-19 is directly or indirectly responsible for causing a myriad of health issues. For instance, the medical and psychiatric communities use a new term to describe insomnia issues stirred by the ravaging coronavirus, that term being “coronasomnia.”First and foremost, recurring sleep issues will expose the human body to potential immune system deterioration, making coronasomnia another physically devastating consequence of this pandemic. While facing the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 infections, you should be taking note of how you are sleeping. If your immune system were to operate at half capacity, it could cause your chances of getting sick to skyrocket. If you want better sleep and to protect your immune system, you should know that the best way to achieve interrupted rest is to purchase a high-quality mattress from retailers like My UpBed. For those suffering from back pain, a mattress topper with standout pressure relief will help improve your sleep experience.Those unfamiliar with this phenomenon dubbed “coronasomnia” may wonder why these restless nights occur. Firstly, those people diagnosed with it report extraordinary levels of stress and anxiety. A majority of this COVID-19-era stress and anxiety is a product of unemployment concerns and fears of contracting the virus. As stress and anxiety levels surge, it becomes more difficult for people to maintain good sleeping habits. Without proper rest, the physical and mental issues start piling up.As this emotionally-wearing year comes to a close, a new year on the horizon can give quarantined and socially-distanced people a shred of hope. As you draft your list of new year’s resolutions, you’ll want to focus on making your New Year resolutions count.To ring in the new year, consider this: with New Year’s parties on lockdown, repurpose your New Year’s Eve as an opportunity to switch off your devices and go to bed early. With experts predicting a rough coronavirus winter and start to 2021, you’ll need as much sleep as possible.Other surprising benefits of a good night’s sleepBesides helping you build immunity against the coronavirus, a good night’s sleep can change your life for the better in other ways. The idea that a good night’s sleep is essential for optimal daily productivity isn’t a new concept. With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, the importance of a restful night’s sleep is garnering the attention of those facing new challenges from this virus.If you’re hoping to improve your sleeping habits but need a nudge in the right direction, here are five other health benefits you could derive by getting the recommended amount of sleep for your age group.Mood improvementPeople who don’t sleep well almost always exhibit some level of moodiness. Perhaps, it has something to do with how low energy levels can lower physical activity levels.If you were to improve your sleeping habits, there is a good chance you’d notice an increase in your desire to harness the power of exercise for better mental health. Better mental health could level off your moodiness, allowing you to nurture healthier relationships.Better heart healthWhen you aren’t sleeping soundly, your heart has to keep working at capacity. Remember, your heart doesn’t get the rest when you pull one too many all-nighters, resulting in high blood pressure. High blood pressure exposes you to heart disease and strokes. That said, a good night’s sleep is essential for optimal heart health.Improved athleticismIn your athletic endeavors, you always want to strive for peak performance. When your body and mind are tired, it’s nearly impossible to summon the energy and desire you need to perform well. Therefore, getting a good night’s sleep will boost motivation, strength, and endurance, all of which are vital for participation in competitive sports and daily exercise.Better sexual functionHow many times have you or your partner admitted that you weren’t in the mood for intimacy in the last month? It’s likely as a result of being tired. You would be amazed at how much better you can perform sexually when your energy levels are satisfactory.Promotes weight lossA lack of sleep causes weight gain for a couple of reasons. First of all, it disrupts the body’s secretion of hormones like ghrelin and leptin. These are hormones that help suppress appetite. Secondly, sleeping problems at night increase the possibility you’ll crawl out of bed, wander into the kitchen, and indulge in a midnight snack. More sleep means less opportunity to mindlessly snack.ConclusionDon’t miss out on the benefits of eight uninterrupted hours of rest. Instead, ward off the coronavirus and its negative effects by boosting your immunity and prioritizing your physical health. Please enter your comment! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

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Ibiúna House / Estúdio Penha

first_imgArchDaily Photographs:  Fran ParenteDesign Team:Vitor Penha, Verônica Molina, Eloísa Marçola, Leticia de NobregaInteriors:Estúdio PenhaLighting:Estúdio PenhaStructural Engineering:RF ENGENHARIA E PROJETOSElectrical Engineering:RAMOSKA CASTELLANIMEP:RAMOSKA CASTELLANIAutomation:GF AUTOMAÇÃOLandscaping:BARBIERI+GORSKICity:Bairro da RessacaCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Fran ParenteRecommended ProductsResidential ApplicationsAccoyaAccoya® Wood in a Split-Level West Vancouver HomeResidential ApplicationsULMA Architectural SolutionsAir Facade Panels in Fonsanta RestaurationDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20DoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Sliding Door – Rabel 62 Slim Super ThermalText description provided by the architects. The Ibiuna country house, located 100km from the city of Sao Paulo, sits on a 17.000 m2 plot facing a large reservoir. The interiors had incredibly low ceilings due to the use of linings and the old structure was generally fragmented with little connection to the outdoors. Our design broadened the space and our main guideline was to take down the barriers between the inside and the outside. The choice of materials was significant for the desired concept. Because it is a country house, we opted for natural and rustic materials, such as stone, brick, and wood. We wanted a house that would connect to nature in a light and spontaneous fashion, without competing with the grand view to the reservoir and its green surroundings. The social area was expanded by relocating the kitchen and service areas, which allowed for a connection between an inside patio – which used to be isolated – and a veranda to the reservoir. The brick floor unites the inside and the outside, which are then limited by large sliding metal window frames from floor to ceiling. Everything designed to deconstruct the limits between interior and exterior and give the feeling of being one with the reservoir.Save this picture!© Fran ParenteSave this picture!AxonométricaSave this picture!© Fran ParenteThe roof structure was exposed, which made room for the highest possible ceiling, but it required structural reinforcement, provided by metal trusses which cross the entire living area, allowing for it to be opened. The space accommodates four smaller environments: living room, dining room, games area and intimate lounge, all connected by a fireplace. The stone wall, which begins in this room and goes through all the patio in the posterior façade, meets the pergola, made of metal and vines, together creating a large veranda and gourmet kitchen. The highlight is the copper finished pizza oven, imported by the client, who owns an Italian restaurant. All the existing pillars in the veranda overlooking the dam were restored, except for one facing the living room, removed to make room for the view. All remaining were reinstalled with an inlay of iron, for they were too deteriorated by moisture. The veranda faces the infinity pool, which, on its turn, blends in with the reservoir. Save this picture!© Fran ParenteSave this picture!Site planSave this picture!© Fran ParenteTherefore, we chose red sandstone for the surrounding – dirt color – and green slate for the pool – to resemble a natural pond. In the kitchen we looked for farm themed references to keep up with the spirit of a country house, so besides cooking, there had to be room for a large table to facilitate spontaneous meetings. The stainless-steel counters are practical and bring on some urban modernity, while the floor is made of red crafted hydraulic tiles and the cabinets of cumaru solid wood, whereas vintage lamps and furniture complete the mood.Save this picture!© Fran ParenteThe linings were taken down in the bedrooms, considerably expanding the space. The large windows once had shutters that would open partially, so they were transformed into large sliding doors that run all the way on the exterior façade, making possible to open and light the entirety of the bedrooms. All the window frames and rainwater pipes were painted the color of wine, bringing some color to the project, while keeping with the natural palette. The living, which is also the viewpoint, divides the private bedroom area into two – three suites on one side and two on the other, the family ones at both ends. Save this picture!© Fran ParenteOn the corner bathrooms, part of the main suites, a small ventilation patio was connected to the shower, its wall being replaced by window frames and the ceiling becoming a glass pergola. This allowed for great luminosity, a view of the sky and complete integration to the green outdoors. All bathrooms’ walls and floors were lined with Ivory colored Atacama cement boards, the same material used on the box like sinks that pop from the wall. The exposed installations are part of the design – line sculptures that run through the entire house. A project that breaks boundaries. An invitation to being part of an abundant nature. An invitation to curious eyes that search for beauty on the horizon, without loosing sight of the details that define the project.Save this picture!© Fran ParenteSave this picture!© Fran ParenteProject gallerySee allShow lessHouse of Hunting / Arkitema ArchitectsSelected ProjectsCamparino in Galleria Bar / Lissoni Casal RibeiroSelected Projects Share Year:  Ibiúna House / Estúdio PenhaSave this projectSaveIbiúna House / Estúdio Penha Brazil Architects: Estúdio Penha Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Fran Parente+ 34Curated by Matheus Pereira Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/945798/ibiuna-house-estudio-penha Clipboard “COPY” Ibiúna House / Estúdio Penha ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/945798/ibiuna-house-estudio-penha Clipboard CopyAbout this officeEstúdio PenhaOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsResidential ArchitectureBrazilPublished on September 05, 2020Cite: “Ibiúna House / Estúdio Penha” [Casa Ibiúna / Estúdio Penha] 05 Sep 2020. 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Review of national lottery distribution

Howard Lake | 2 July 2000 | News Advertisement Review of national lottery distribution The cross-party Culture, Media and Sport Committee is to hold an inquiry into the operation and distrubtion methods of the National Lottery. The review will include consideration of the impact of the lottery on charities.Find out how to give evidence to the Committee before 4 October from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee.  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. read more

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Fundraising Regulator opens Code Consultation on Data Protection

first_img Tagged with: data protection Fundraising Regulator GDPR AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis23 Fundraising Regulator opens Code Consultation on Data Protection Melanie May | 5 October 2017 | News The proposals can be viewed on the consultation page of the Regulator’s site.  147 total views,  1 views todaycenter_img  148 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis23 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. The Fundraising Regulator has announced the opening of a Code Consultation on Data Protection, to enable charities, fundraisers and the public to provide feedback on proposed changes to the Code regarding data protection. The Fundraising Regulator’s consultation will run from October to December of this year and seeks to update the Code to mirror the upcoming GDPR legislation, and to address the issues identified in the number of penalty notices levied by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the last two years.As well as ensuring the Code adheres to GDPR, proposed changes also include ensuring rules on data protection are more accessible by improving signposting to existing ICO and Fundraising Regulator guidance, as well as adding and expanding definitions for key terms.Additionally, acting on the recommendations of the NCVO working group into charities’ relationship with donors, the Fundraising Regulator also wants to address calls for greater clarity on legitimate interest. Therefore, it is proposing three new sections for the Code:Legitimate Interest: Incorporating GDPR and recommendations by the NCVO working group on donor communicationsProcessing: Emphasising that, where activities are conducted using an individual’s personal data, this will count as ‘processing’ and data protection rules will applyConsent: Incorporating draft ICO GDPR guidance from May 2018The Code is expected to be finalised in spring of next year, when it will be published and the changes implemented.Suzanne McCarthy, Chair of the Fundraising Regulator’s Standard Committee said:“Protecting personal data is a fundamental part of meeting the key principles of legal, open, honest and respectful fundraising within the Code. We welcome views on whether the changes proposed are clear in communicating fundraisers’ legal and ethical responsibilities on data.” Advertisementlast_img read more

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New £2.2m funding for community-run pubs in 2019

first_imgCommunity-owned Gardeners’ Rest – photo: Plunkett Foundation Value of community-run pubs?According to Power to Change, opening a pub under community ownership not only protects a valuable asset but also brings “a wealth of social benefits and improves the wellbeing of local people”, including those who socially excluded or isolated in the wider community in particular.Community pubs offer a range of services ranging from retail and post office to social clubs and volunteering opportunities. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 10 December 2018 | News Advertisement Next year sees £2.2 million of new funding to help communities seeking to save their local pub through community ownership.The new programme, from Power to Change, will be available from Summer 2019 with further details to be announced in Spring 2019.This announcement builds on the success of the current More Than a Pub programme, which is jointly funded by:Power to ChangeMinistry of Housing Communities and Local Governmentand led by Plunkett Foundation in collaboration withKey FundCo-operative and Community FinanceThe Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA)Co-operative Mutual SolutionsPub is the HubLocalitythe British Beer and Pub Association.So far, the More Than A Pub programme has supported 190 communities and seen 26 pubs open their doors under community ownership since 2016.Customers at community-owned Crauford Arms – photo: Plunkett FoundationJames Alcock, Executive Director of Plunkett Foundation, added: “This announcement is an endorsement of the role community pubs play in creating thriving communities and will strengthen the community pub sector by providing further support for those working to the tide on pub closures. For many, pubs are not just a place to drink; they are central to peoples’ sense of place and identity, they provide an important space for people to meet and help to build community cohesion.” Community Pubs Minister Jake Berry added: “Pubs have and will continue to be at the very heart of our communities. The More Than a Pub programme is a fantastic example of communities taking ownership of their local assets, and it’s great to see Power to Change supporting their innovative work for another year. I look forward to the continued partnership work in boosting the ever important agenda of empowering our local communities.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis32 New £2.2m funding for community-run pubs in 2019  255 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: alcohol Funding social enterprise Community pubs’ success rateCustomers at the Duke of Marlborough – photo: Plunkett FoundationPubs in the UK are continuing to close at a rapid rate. In 2018 ONS research showed that UK almost a quarter of pubs had closed since 2008 in the UK. However, the community pub sector is bucking this trends. Community pubs have a 100% success rate.Already 96 communities have successfully opened their local pub under community ownership, and more are currently working with the More than a Pub Programme and been listed as ‘assets of community value’ under community rights.Vidhya Alakeson, Chief Executive of Power to Change, said: “Community-run pubs are so valuable to the people who use them, offering a huge range of crucial services including lunch clubs for vulnerable people, training and development, gardening and cooking classes and parenting groups. The More than a Pub programme we have run with Plunkett has been an enormous success so it was a natural decision for us to continue to support this thriving and much-loved sector.”  256 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis32last_img read more

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Spring at TCU: Empty classrooms, quiet campus

first_imgFacebook ReddIt Linkedin ReddIt Twitter printEven with an empty campus and online classes, some students have chosen to live in their residences by TCU to maintain the college environment and savor what time they have left with their TCU community. Scroll through the window below or click here to read the full story. A TCU Spring with Empty Classrooms and a Quiet Campus by Laura Heathcott on Exposure Facebook Photo courtesy of Laura Heathcott. TCU 360 Staff TCU 360 is an official, student-produced product of the School of Journalism at Texas Christian University. Will you be my quarantine? Sustainability is the new green: Fashion companies work towards environmentally-conscious practices TCU 360 Staffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/tcu-360-staff/ TCU 360 Staffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/tcu-360-staff/ + posts Paddle-out in Maui honors Floyd, other black lives Behind the runway: One TCU student’s experiences at Fashion Week TCU 360 Staffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/tcu-360-staff/ Previous articleA day in my life of quarantineNext articleHome away from home TCU 360 Staff RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Family works to stay positive at home Twitter Linkedin Return of the disco: Latest fashion trends mirror the 1970s Pantone: Color of the year 2020 TCU 360 Staffhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/tcu-360-staff/last_img read more

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