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First ‘Iron Fist’ Season Two Stills Surface Online

By Adam Barnhardt – July 21, 2018 While yesterday brought us the first teaser of Iron Fist season two, the footage released online didn’t show anybody except Danny Rand (Finn Jones) and the gangsters he was beating up. Today, Jones posted a handful of pictures to his Instagram page, giving us the first official looks…

Starbucks to open its first US sign language store this year

Starbucks’ first signing store in the United States, near Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., will hire 20 to 25 deaf, hard of hearing and hearing partners with the requirement that they all be proficient in American Sign Language. Roughly 200 current employees self-identify as deaf or hard of hearing, according to a company respresentative, including…

First BelugaXL Takes Flight

The first BelugaXL took off Thursday at 10:30 am from Blagnac Airport in Toulouse for its maiden flight over southwestern France. The first of five BelugaXLs scheduled to enter into service in 2019, the airplane will also become the first to replace one of five BelugaST transporters. The crew in the cockpit comprised captain Christophe…

X-ray Data May Be First Evidence of a Star Devouring a Planet

For nearly a century, astronomers have puzzled over the curious variability of young stars residing in the Taurus-Auriga constellation some 450 light-years from Earth. One star in particular has drawn astronomers’ attention. Every few decades, the star’s light has faded briefly before brightening again. In recent years, astronomers have observed the star dimming more frequently,…

X-ray data may be first evidence of a star devouring a planet

This artist’s illustration depicts the destruction of a young planet, which scientists may have witnessed for the first time. Credit: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss For nearly a century, astronomers have puzzled over the curious variability of young stars residing in the Taurus-Auriga constellation some 450 light years from Earth. One star in particular has drawn astronomers’ attention. Every…

First Republican Joins US House Effort to Restore Net Neutrality

Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., gives his victory speech at the Colorado Republican election night party Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Greenwood Village, Colo.Photo: AP The effort to overturn the FCC’s disastrous repeal of net neutrality hit a significant milestone on Tuesday as the first Republican lawmaker came aboard. Representative Mike Coffman, Republican of Colorado, crossed…

2019 Genesis G70 first drive review

Research Center: 2019 Genesis G70 Hyundai’s Genesis luxury brand has established a beachhead with its G80 and G90 sedans, but with the 2019 G70, it’s pushing further into enemy territory. The G70 is a smaller, sportier sedan aimed directly at the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class – three German models that have come to…

2019 Genesis G70 first drive: Bold car, brave choices

The 2019 Genesis G70 has a couple of problems, but underwhelming on the road – or indeed on the track – isn’t one of them. Making a play for the fiercely competitive midsize luxury sedan segment, it has some strong credentials in its favor: not least a proven platform, punchy engines, and all the complementary…

Cubs finish first half with 2 1/2-game lead in NL Central but will need more from starting rotation to hang on

Jason Heyward has rediscovered his hitting stroke, Javier Baez has blossomed into a National League most valuable player candidate and Justin Wilson has regained late-inning duties with a high degree of reliability. But for the Cubs to complete their first mission of winning the National League Central, their rotation must approach the level of greatness…

The first look at LeBron James the Laker

While not quite the fashion statement he made with his tuxedo cut-offs at the NBA Finals in June, LeBron James got the world talking with his shorts again. The newly minted Lakers forward showed up to see his future teammates in action at the Las Vegas summer league Sunday, and the King showed off his…

Sinatra’s first wife Nancy dies aged 101

Image copyright AFP Image caption Nancy Sinatra Senior “passed away peacefully”, her daughter said Nancy Sinatra senior, the first of Frank Sinatra’s four wives and mother of his three children, has died aged 101. Her daughter Nancy Junior said that she had “passed away peacefully”. “She was a blessing and the light of my life.…

Croatia head for first World Cup final after foiling England

Croatia began preparations for the first World Cup final in their history on Thursday after they came from behind to crush England’s hopes in an enthralling contest. The Balkan nation of just four million people will play France on Sunday after Mario Mandzukic’s extra-time winner in Wednesday’s semi-final prolonged England’s 52-year wait to reach a…

This 40-year-old lost almost $100,000 on his first 3 start-ups. Here’s what he learned — and why he’s not giving up

“I’d learned quickly and built knowledge,” he said. “I had a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset.” The process also highlighted to Long the answer to one of greatest questions for entrepreneurs: The secret to a successful business, Long said, is team and timing. And so, when Stacck’s co-founder was headhunted two years after launch…

My First Open Source Project: Classic Finder

/var/www/bszyman-dc/vendor/rockettheme/toolbox/File/src/File.php /** * Get/set parsed file contents. * * @param mixed $var * @return string|array */ public function content($var = null) { if ($var !== null) { $this->content = $this->check($var); // Update RAW, too. $this->raw = $this->encode($this->content); } elseif ($this->content === null) { // Decode RAW file. try { $this->content = $this->decode($this->raw()); } catch (Exception…

Cave drama: First pictures of rescued boys

THE first pictures of the Wild Boars football team smiling and waving have been released along with breathtaking footage of the daring rescue. The boys were seen looking healthy and cheerful in hospital issue white gowns, sitting in bed flashing the peace sign or giving a thumbs up at the Chiangi Rai hospital. Other touching…

First hospital video emerges of Thai boys

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe boys give victory signs as they recover in hospital The first footage has emerged from the hospital where 12 Thai boys and their coach are being treated after their dramatic rescue from a flooded cave. Several boys can be seen in facemasks and hospital gowns, at…

First hospital images emerge of Thai boys

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe boys give victory signs as they recover in hospital The first footage has emerged from the hospital where 12 Thai boys and their coach are being treated after their dramatic rescue from a flooded cave. Several boys can be seen in facemasks and hospital gowns, at…

Were the Romans the first whale hunters?

Image copyright D. Bernal-Casasola, University of Cadiz Image caption Baelo Claudia: An ancient Roman town in southern Spain Whale bones unearthed at Roman ruins suggest the animals were hunted by humans as long as 2,000 years ago. Genetic fingerprinting evidence points to the presence of right and grey whales in the Mediterranean Sea, where they…