Media reports and polls testing what effect Trump foreign policies may have on his mostly conservative, largely rural voting base in the U.S. are suggesting that voters in agricultural states, while mainly supportive of the president’s tough-guy approach, are concerned about loss of income from corn, soybeans and pork exports as Trump’s self-imposed tariff wars begin to backfire on them. The impact, or not, of this issue will be tested in the midterm American elections in early November, when members of Congress are up for election. He needs distractions. … [Read more...] about The United Nations Shudders as ‘Trump Week’ Closes In
Her long-distance friendship with Searle is characteristic of the way he conducts his social relations. Ernest Hecht, who runs Souvenir Press, has published Searle for almost 30 years but never met him. His London agent, Rachel Calder, has only encountered him once. He never answers the telephone and can only be contacted, via Monica, by fax. "When I work I shut myself away and I don't want to see anyone," he says. "It's not autocratic; it's just the only way of staying free with your work. I find work much more difficult at my age than it was when I was dashing around doing 50 jobs a day. I'm very slow now: it takes me a week to find the idea for a drawing, though execution is still quite quick - a day, or a day and a half." … [Read more...] about Scion of a noble line
Do you think smartwatches will replace smartphones? Today, smartwatches are getting smarter and smarter, and if you become an OPPO Watch 46mm user, you’ll get an incredibly intelligent piece of technology on your wrist. The recently launched and soon-to-be going on sale 46mm smartwatch will be available for purchase in India starting August 10 for Rs 19,990. There’s a 41mm variant as well that has been priced at Rs 14,990 however, we are going to talk about the 46mm in this post. The OPPO Watch 46mm is a gorgeous-looking smartwatch with Wear OS by Google TM as the operating system. It is not only a wearable fitness tracker but smart enough to receive notifications on your wrist, respond to texts, and even receive or make phone calls. Here’s how it will blow your mind and should definitely be your next indulgent purchase: Industry first AMOLED dual-curved display typically reserved for flagship smartphones OPPO Watch’s AMOLED dual-curved display is an … [Read more...] about Here’s everything you need to know about the all-new OPPO Watch 46mm
Overall winner: Google Pixel 4a It’s a close call, but the Google Pixel 4a does trump the OnePlus Nord as a budget smartphone. It doesn’t quite look as good, and it’s slightly less powerful, but its camera produces noticeably better pictures in most environments. It also has better software and will receive more regular updates, something which will keep it running securely for longer. Its display is at least as sharp as the OnePlus Nord’s, while it’s also the cheaper and more available (at least in the U.S.) smartphone. … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 4a vs. OnePlus Nord: Which is the bigger bargain?
“It crushes you because you’ve spent your entire life trying to find somewhere that you fit in and then you do, you get quite good at it and you’re told: no, you don’t fit in here any more,” says Karina Lang, who has represented GB women at the sport of goalball, but has since been reclassified as B4 and will be unable to compete at next year’s Paralympic Games. … [Read more...] about Paralympic athletes left in limbo over blind classification rules