Warriors’ Steve Kerr gives powerful, emotional speech on Robb Elementary School shooting: ‘It’s pathetic. I’ve had enough

Warriors’ Steve Kerr gives powerful, emotional speech on Robb Elementary School shooting: ‘It’s pathetic.  I’ve had enough

Steve Kerr has had enough. On May 24, 18 children and three adults were killed in a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Texas Governor Greg Abbott confirmed the deaths of the victims, as well as the death of the shooter, an 18-year-old male. Prior to the Warriors-Mavericks Game 4 Western Conference … Read more

Alberta cabinet ministers mulling bids to replace Jason Kenney

Alberta cabinet ministers mulling bids to replace Jason Kenney

Members of Premier Jason Kenney’s cabinet are mulling a run to replace him in the upcoming race for the United Conservative Party leadership. Transportation Minister Rajan Sawhney and Environment Minister Jason Nixon said Monday they are thinking about launching leadership bids. Sawhney, the UCP MLA for Calgary-North East, said she wanted to consult with family, … Read more

Solomon Islands journalists shut out of China foreign minister visit, raising secrecy concerns | China

Solomon Islands journalists shut out of China foreign minister visit, raising secrecy concerns |  China

Pacific journalists have raised serious concerns about secrecy surrounding the upcoming marathon tour of the Pacific by China’s foreign minister, who will be visiting eight countries in 10 days. Wang Yi will visit Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste and Fiji between 26 May and 4 June, on a tour … Read more

TikTok is entering the world of gaming

TikTok is entering the world of gaming

TikTok is a video-sharing application, especially popular among younger demographers, has more than a billion active users and is expected to have a turnover of around 11 billion dollars this year. The app is owned by Chinese firm ByteDance and was originally launched in 2016 before rebranding and global launch in 2017, since when it … Read more

ESG Crusade On Backburner As World Grapples With Energy Crisis

ESG Crusade On Backburner As World Grapples With Energy Crisis

The ESG investment momentum has run up against energy supply disruptions since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. As shareholders at the biggest energy companies are asked to vote—again—on various climate resolutions, many investors continue to call for more transparent and detailed plans for how firms intend to align with the Paris Agreement goals. Others, such … Read more

NHL watching close after Calgary Flames players target Leon Draisaitl’s injured ankle

NHL watching close after Calgary Flames players target Leon Draisaitl’s injured ankle

The NHL is keeping a close eye on the Calgary Flames after they targeted Leon Draisaitl’s injured ankle late in game three. With 11 minutes to go in the third period, the Oilers were on a powerplay and multiple Flames players took swings at Leon Draisaitl’s injured ankle. #NHL is aware of this clip and … Read more

Using origami and kirigami to inspire reconfi

Using origami and kirigami to inspire reconfi

image: Reconfigurable metamaterial that can either fold flat (AO2) in a pattern other than the original (O3), or deploy into two distinct configurations (A2O and A3) that are rigid and load-bearing view more Credit: Damiano Pasini et al. Origami, the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures, has long served as inspiration … Read more