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Read Full Story Lester Brown, M.P.A. ’62, will be honored with the Harvard Office for Sustainability’s first Distinguished Service Award at the 2012 Green Carpet Awards on April 12 at 3:30 p.m. in Sanders Theatre.Brown founded the Earth Policy Institute in 2001 to work toward an environmentally sustainable economy. Described by the Washington Post as “one of the world’s most influential thinkers,” Brown has been a prominent voice in interdisciplinary approaches to global-scale resource issues. He addresses political and natural tipping points in his most recent book, “World on the Edge”.The annual Green Carpet Awards event celebrates the many staff, faculty and students who have made significant contributions to on-campus sustainability initiatives, including greenhouse gas emission reductions. This fun and engaging University-wide event will be MC’d by Pete Davis, the student behind the Harvard Thinks Big series, and will feature student videos as well as performances by the Harvard Undergraduate Drummers (THUD) and Cowgill, a band including students from the GSD and GSAS. Nominees and award winners are recognized by prominent administrative and faculty leaders for their integral role in pushing Harvard’s efforts to become more sustainable and environmentally responsible.Harvard’s commitment to sustainability expands beyond the campus. Faculty and students across the university are addressing challenges presented in Brown’s vision, including by focusing their research and academic work on Harvard’s place in the global economy and environment.
1. Follow the coolest guy in the universe: Commander Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield on Twitter) arrived at the International Space Station in December for a 5-month tour of duty and ever since he’s talked Star Wars with William Shatner, dropped the puck for the Maple Leafs, performed with the Barenaked Ladies and chatted up the Queen of England—all from space, where the Canadian astronaut gets to see sunrise and sunset 16 times per day. No big deal. It’s just another day. He also dressed up for St. Patrick’s Day, showed how hard it is to do things like add salt and pepper to food, while sharing fantastic photos he takes daily from space. Follow this guy. He’s awesome, which means when you retweet him, you’ll be awesome, too.2. Ride The Run: The latest addition to Splish Splash will debut Memorial Day weekend, and it’s the first-ever water ride in New York State featuring new generation hydromagnetic technology. Bootlegger’s Run will take a four-person raft through a series of drops, including one from nearly five stories high, while powerful electromagnetic fields propel the steel-bottomed rafts uphill, just like a roller coaster. “Imagine a cross between a whitewater raft ride and a roller coaster,” says Mike Bengtson, Splish Splash general manager. “Bootlegger’s Run is like a roller coaster that races on water instead of rails.” Sign us up!3. Download Vine: Now, instead of telling your Facebook friends and Twitter followers what you ate for breakfast and sharing pictures of your bagel on Instagram, you can video yourself taking your first bite for the world to see. Vine lets you take 6-second looping videos using your phone that are easily shared through social media. So, whether you’re polishing off a bagel or filming a family of geese crossing the street, this will probably be your new addiction.4. Meet Steve Schirripa: You probably know Schirripa as Bobby “Bacala” from HBO’s The Sopranos, but these days the Brooklyn-born actor, comedian and Goomba series author has bridged the gap from TV crime to real-world crime. Schirripa hosted two seasons of the Investigation Discovery series, Nothing Personal, and is now hosting Karma’s a B*tch! on the same network. Schirripa will sign copies of his latest book, Big Daddy’s Rules, on May 22 at Roslyn’s Bryant Library, on May 23 at the Book Revue in Huntington and on May 29 at Port Washington Public Library.5. Drink Long Island Craft Beer: Uniting local breweries, restaurants, retailers and bars with beer enthusiasts, the 2013 annual Long Island Craft Beer Week will be a 10-day Island-wide celebration of beer, the making of beer, and the enjoyment of beer. From May 10-19, local retailers and restaurants team up with their favorite breweries to host special events—pairings, tap takeovers, special menus, meet the brewer nights, and more—showing the local beer enthusiasts why they love craft beer. Visit www.longislandcraftbeerweek.com for a full rundown of events.6. Read Murder on Long Island: A 19th Century Tale of Tragedy & Revenge: In 1854, James Wickham was a wealthy Cutchogue farmer with a large estate. He and his wife were later murdered by an ex-employee with an axe. The man was captured, and on Dec. 15, 1854, he became one of the last people to be hanged in Suffolk County. Written by the Southold Historical Society, this book documenting the murders can be purchased through the Southold Historical Society or Amazon.com.7. Youtube How Animals Eat Their Food: So, two guys sit down at a table and start to eat their salads, when one asks, “Want to see how animals eat their food?” You can probably guess what happens next, so we won’t spoil the rest for you, but the flamingo and rhinoceros win, hands down.8. Get Pixelated 8-Bit Glasses: For the old-school gamers out there who want to rock the kind of shades Super Mario would have in his hay day, hold on to your Atari stick. These sunglasses (Amazon, $9.99) laugh in the face of rounded edges and look pretty surreal in the 3-D world.9. Check Out The Hot Baby Names for 2013: There are a ton of Johns and Marys already so maybe you’re looking for something a little different for your kids. What about Severine or Phaedra? Thor? Mingus? Are you cringing yet? Well, check out the rest of the list on Nameberry.com.10. Celebrate Memorial Day! Pin on your poppies, slap on that red, white and blue, and fire up the grill! Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York
Man Utd keeper De Gea: Winning a Prem title unlike anything in the worldby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester United goalkeeper David de Gea feels he can with another Premier League title.De Gea penned new terms with United last week.He said, “Everyone sees it, it’s passion. It’s hard to describe in words what it means to win a Premier title. “It is the most competitive league in the world with a lot of difference and I think it is very valuable to win a Premier title.”On his new contract, De Gea added: “It is a special club, the biggest in England, and it is a pride and pleasure to be in this club for many years.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say
coach calipari nba videoKentucky head coach John Calipari does a great job of keeping tabs on his former players – and making sure that Wildcats fans continue to support them throughout their careers. Friday, he released an interesting video that UK supporters should enjoy.In the below clip, Calipari urges Kentucky fans to vote for the school’s former stars – including DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis, Enes Kanter, Brandon Knight, Rajon Rondo, Karl-Anthony Towns, John Wall – for the upcoming NBA All-Star Game. He name-drops pretty much every player who ever came through the system.Coach Cal also uses some props – including a fake unibrow – to make his point. Enjoy:
The Ministries of Justice and National Security now have joint portfolio responsibility for the handling of human trafficking. The Ministries of Justice and National Security now have joint portfolio responsibility for the handling of human trafficking.This was noted by Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, at the recent sitting of the post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House.“Cabinet gave approval for joint portfolio responsibility with regard to the handling of human trafficking, given that the Ministry of Justice is the current chair of the National Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons (NATFATIP),” the Minister said.“The plan is for the Ministry of Justice to provide support to the Ministry of National Security as needed, while continuing to carry out core functions as chair of NATFATIP,” he added.Human trafficking is considered a transnational crime, with the primary objective of gaining profit through the exploitation of human beings.The NATFATIP is a multi-agency body, comprising representatives from ministries, departments and agencies and non-governmental organisations, which support the Government’s policy and action in combating human trafficking in Jamaica.Senator Reid noted that the Government has partnered with the United Nations to launch the Global Blue Heart Campaign Against Human Trafficking.The campaign is an international awareness initiative by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to fight human trafficking and its impact on society. It seeks to encourage citizens’ involvement and inspire action to help stop the crime.The initiative was launched in Jamaica recently. This was noted by Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, at the recent sitting of the post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House. “Cabinet gave approval for joint portfolio responsibility with regard to the handling of human trafficking, given that the Ministry of Justice is the current chair of the National Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons (NATFATIP),” the Minister said. Story Highlights
APTN National NewsFirst Nation policing services across the country are expecting cuts as early as April 1.If these budgets are reduced, what would be the impact on First Nation communities?This is just one of the issues facing our political panel this week.Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau, NDP MP Jean Crowder and Liberal MP Todd Russell debated the issues.
This is the third public meeting that has been cancelled by the Regional District in regards to talks with the Province about Caribou.According to PRRD, the Province is aware that northern residents have a heightened focus on potential caribou recovery and conservation plans and has and continues to advise that public consultation and ‘robust engagement’ will occur before final decisions are made.Regional Chair, Brad Sperling, says he will continue to ensure that Caribou Recovery talks are open to the public for comment.“This is an important issue that will affect the entire region in many ways. we will continue to share concerns on behalf of northeast residents with the Province as they work toward formulating a caribou recovery and conservation plan that is open for public comment.” DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District has cancelled Thursdays public Caribou Recovery Meeting.In a release, the Regional District says they continue to be “keenly interested” in hearing from the Province about the plan for caribou recovery and conservation.It has been agreed that the PRRD should instead meet with Provincial Ministers privately during meetings next week in Prince George.
New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it will hold by-elections on vacant assembly seats of Tiruparankundram, Ottapidaram and Aravakurichi in Tamil Nadu within a reasonable time. The counsel appearing for the ECI told this to a bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer which was hearing a plea filed by the DMK seeking a direction to the poll panel for holding the by-elections on these three vacant assembly seats. Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’The bench, while taking on record the submissions of the ECI’s counsel, disposed of the petition and observed that the court cannot determine the timing of elections and it was for the poll panel to decide. The counsel appearing for the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) had earlier told the apex court that there are 21 vacant assembly seats in Tamil Nadu but the poll panel has notified by-polls for only 18 seats. The DMK’s counsel had said that by-polls on 18 vacant seats are scheduled to be held on April 18 along with the Lok Sabha polls in the state. He had said that the ECI should be asked to hold the by-elections on the remaining three assembly seats along with the general elections.
Mumbai: Almost over a year after Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour, the actor recently confirmed his recovery and expressed his gratitude towards his fans for standing by him during his health crisis. The actor, who was photographed at Mumbai airport a day ago after a long absence owing to his health scare, announced his return on Twitter in a statement. “Maybe somewhere in the pursuit of winning, we forget how much it means to be loved. In our vulnerability, we are reminded.” Also Read – I have personal ambitions now: Priyanka”As I leave my footprints onto these steps of my life, I want to pause to be grateful for receiving your immense love and support, it soothed me in my process of healing. So I travel back to you, thanking you from the bottom of my heart,” Irrfan wrote. The National Award-winning actor first spoke of his health on March 5, 2018, when he revealed that he was suffering from a “rare disease” but was yet to get a conclusive diagnosis. He later revealed he was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour, a rare form of cancer that can target various parts of the body. Irrfan was out of the country for treatment. Last October, a spokesperson for the actor said that Irrfan may return to the country after Diwali. The representative for Irrfan also dismissed the reports that the actor will soon start shooting for Hindi Medium 2.