Candice Choi, Ap Food & Health Writer Updated 4:17 pm PDT, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order to streamline the approval process for GMO crops, after speaking at Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order to streamline the approval process for GMO crops, after speaking at Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Photo: Patrick Semansky, AP Photo: Patrick Semansky, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order to streamline the approval process for GMO crops, after speaking at Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, … [Read more...] about Trump orders simpler path for genetically engineered food
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Getting a film made is one of the most challenging experiences anyone can go through. From writing the script, to securing the financing, to picking a crew, to casting the film, to finally shooting and editing it, filmmaking requires a huge diversity of technical and creative skills. But in today’s media-saturated world, it’s arguably just as hard to convince people to care about your small indie film. If you have a tiny movie, how do you get it out there? What strategy do you use? What elements do you prioritize? I had a chance to chat with writer/director Megan Griffiths about how she approached these problems for her latest film, Sadie, which is out now on home video (Disclosure: I consider Megan a friend, plus I did some behind-the-scenes photos for Sadie.). Check out the video of our interview read a transcript of the conversation. This transcript has been edited for clarity. https://youtu.be/OEcqhg7h3lc David: A lot of people don’t understand that when … [Read more...] about ‘Sadie’ Director Megan Griffiths Tells Us How to Get People to Care About Your Indie Film
Jim Rossman Dallas Morning News Published 8:02 PM EST Feb 6, 2019 My dad used to work on his cars. I like to think I helped, but I just held the light where he was working. As cars get more and more complex, doing your own work is getting harder. We are all familiar with the dreaded “check engine” light. Most people take their cars to their dealers or a local mechanic to get them to read the engine codes and tell them what has gone wrong. Almost every car made after 1996 has a port under the dashboard to connect diagnostic systems. This port is called the OBD-II port (on-board diagnostics). It used to be that only dealers and mechanics had access to the computers and cables that could connect to the port, but technology advances have brought products that let people read their own engine codes. I’ve been testing the ODBLink MX+ ($99.99) from Scantool.net, which uses a wireless dongle to connect your car to your smartphone, tablet or Windows PC via Bluetooth. … [Read more...] about Dongle lets you see how your car is performing
Matthew Brown and Dan Elliott, Associated Press Updated 5:01 pm PST, Monday, January 28, 2019 Firefighters looks on as they work on a site where a body as found inside as vehicle stuck in the mud, days after a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Firefighters on Monday carefully moved over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies four days after a dam collapse that buried mine buildings and surrounding neighborhoods with iron ore waste. less Firefighters looks on as they work on a site where a body as found inside as vehicle stuck in the mud, days after a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Firefighters on Monday carefully ... more Photo: Leo Correa, AP Photo: Leo Correa, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption … [Read more...] about AP Explains: What are dangers of mining waste in Brazil?
Video PUBLISHED: 07:00 10 November 2018 Rowan Mantell Armistice Day 1918 at Norwich Guildhall (Picture: Archant) Archant Library Norfolk celebrated peace a century ago with flags, parades, bells and even impromptu flypasts and a commandeered fire engine. At last, at 11am on November 11th, the slaughter stopped. After more than four years of a war which had wreaked terrible devastation in lives and landscapes around the world, the fighting was over. The shelling stopped, the guns fell silent and the celebrations began - but always tempered by grief for the millions lost.The armistice was signed at 5am – and news that it would come into effect at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month arrived in Norwich at 10.30am that morning. Here’s how the momentous news was received around the county – from reports in the Eastern Daily Press and its weekly local newspapers.Crowds throng Hall Quay in Great Yarmouth on Armistice Day in … [Read more...] about Armistice Day: How our towns celebrated in 1918