Norwalk Public Library Can Answer Your Questions

For those of you who may not have access to the Internet, please reach out to us at (203) 899-2780 ext. 15109, or 15133, with any questions you may have. Leave your telephone number with a brief message, and a member of our Information Services team will get back to you in a timely manner. […]

UK Police Break Up ‘Prayer Meeting’ In Birmingham Park

“This week we have worked with local faith leaders to help us reinforce the suspension of all congregational activities in line with the government restrictions in a bid to prevent and slow down the transmission of (COVID-19),” said a police spokesperson per Birmingham Live.

Shelter Director Lives With Homeless During Coronavirus Crisis

AURORA, IL — Ryan Dowd doesn’t really know what day it is when you ask him. That’s not because he doesn’t care. In fact, it’s because Dowd cares so much. What’s on Dowd’s mind during the new coronavirus crisis is helping the people he calls the “most vulnerable” at Hesed House in Aurora, the second-largest […]

Live Bay Area coronavirus updates: Grand Princess will dock in Oakland on Monday

“An employee based in Sunnyvale, California, who was previously flagged for potential exposure to COVID-19 has tested positive,” the statement said. “From the moment we were aware of the possibility of exposure, appropriate steps were taken in coordination with local health officials. We have taken actions to ensure a safe workplace for employees and visitors, […]

Goodbye, green: Bangkok laments park closures in virus battle

Chakrit Hovatanakul, a pilot with local airline on two months paycut leave from work, runs in Lumphini Park the day before all parks are closed in the city due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand, April 1, 2020. Picture taken April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

How to make a meme

You can even save a clip too: look for the down arrow icon in the lower left hand corner of the screen after you’re done recording your clip. We’d recommend sharing it to your story over you friends — that way anyone following your snaps will be able to see your work of art for […]

BlackRock Hosts Family Show for Ages Six, Under

BlackRock Center for the Arts is centrally located in the heart of Germantown, next to the Germantown Branch Montgomery County Public Library, at 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown MD 20874. Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to our building. Ride Metrorail to Shady Grove Station (Red Line) and transfer to Ride On Buss […]

Love Songs Bring Pleasure to Bird Brains

The research, done on 41 adult male zebra finches at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan, monitored the singing of the birds and found two distinctive types of singing – undirected and directed. The undirected songs, sung by birds when they are alone, follow a pattern filled with variable notes. When a female flies […]

Mat Collishaw’s shock tactics: ‘Cruelty happening before your eyes’

This is art in truly bad taste. It is art with a big brain. It is the art of our time at its most poignant, beautiful and vile. So much in today’s art is insubstantial and overhyped. Collishaw is the real thing, an artist entranced by looking and horrified at what the eye can find […]

Slavery in the UK: British Agency Finds Incidents of Exploitation Up 36% in 2018

“Modern slavery remains a high priority for law enforcement, with around 1,500 criminal investigations currently live in the UK. But we cannot stop modern slavery alone; we need support and assistance from across the public and private sectors, NGOs and most of all the public themselves,” he added.