News 16.02.22 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets
16.02.2022 16:03:25
P.F.M.
News 16.02.22 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets
In 1770, the German chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele performed an experiment and noticed that he’d created a noxious gas. He named it “dephlogisticated muriatic acid.” We know it today as chlorine. Two centuries later, another German chemist, Fritz Haber, invente…
Inside the Queen's sitting room at Windsor Castle
16.02.2022 17:27:41
Stephanie Linning
Inside the Queen's sitting room at Windsor Castle
Also known as the Oak Room, the sitting room is located in the Queen's private apartments and is used by Her Majesty, 95, for intimate audiences and photoshoots. Here, a closer look at the space.
The prefab homes still standing in Moseley: How temporary 'tin can homes' became a local landmark
16.02.2022 12:06:18
James Robinson
The prefab homes still standing in Moseley: How temporary 'tin can homes' became a local landmark
The pre-fab homes in Wake Green Road, Moseley, were only mean to last a decade. But more than 70 years on they still stand and now have Grade-II listed status.
Tony Blair on Fortress NZ, cancel culture and the haters at home
16.02.2022 17:00:00
newsfeeds@nzherald.co.nz
Tony Blair on Fortress NZ, cancel culture and the haters at home
Should I call you Sir Anthony? Tony Blair laughs. "Er, no," he says, looking alarmed. But the Queen has finally made him a noble knight of the realm. Cherie is now Lady Blair. "Look, you can still call ...
Table talk: Italian and Spanish firms vie to claim credit for Putin’s furniture
17.02.2022 05:00:26
Stephen Burgen in Barcelona and Angela Giuffrida in Rome
Table talk: Italian and Spanish firms vie to claim credit for Putin’s furniture
Mystery surrounds the origins of the vast table across which the Russian and French leaders faced off over UkraineWhen presidents Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron faced each other at either end of an improbably long, white table last week, the image became …
Baby Dior and Inglesina House Realease $8,000 USD Bassinet Stroller Combo for SS22
17.02.2022 09:57:56
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Baby Dior and Inglesina House Realease $8,000 USD Bassinet Stroller Combo for SS22
As a follow-up to its first Oblique Print Baby Stroller, Baby Dior is back for Spring/Summer 2022 with the Bassinet Stroller Combo.This stroller combo -- a continued partnership with Italy's Inglesina House -- features a Toile de Jouy updated by Cordelia de C…
Orior launches Objects: a marble collection made from offcuts
16.02.2022 08:00:00
Pei-Ru Keh
Orior launches Objects: a marble collection made from offcuts
Furniture brand Orior has added to its line of distinctive, contemporary furniture with a limited edition range of matching objects, made from marble and stone offcuts gleaned from Orior’s stock inventory. Sculptural in form and available in an array of beaut…
Venice-Honoring Table Designs - The Leaf Table Venezia Uses Wood from the Venetian Lagoon (TrendHunter.com)
16.02.2022 16:12:03
Venice-Honoring Table Designs - The Leaf Table Venezia Uses Wood from the Venetian Lagoon (TrendHunter.com)
(TrendHunter.com) The Leaf Table Venezia table has been designed by Italian designer brand VGnewtrend as a furniture piece that pays homage to Venice by utilizing unexpected materials for a naturalistic design. The...
Rent a 15th-century monastery on an island in Croatia
16.02.2022 09:33:50
Agata
Rent a 15th-century monastery on an island in Croatia
Sleeps 10 w/a private beach, terraces with views and caves!
To Russia with love: vast Italian table in Kremlin turns heads
16.02.2022 10:10:36
To Russia with love: vast Italian table in Kremlin turns heads
A very long table that drew world attention when Russian President Vladimir Putin used it for meetings this month with foreign leaders was made in Italy by a small family firm which has also furnished dozens of other rooms in the Kremlin.
In 1942, Camp Amache held 7,500 Japanese Americans prisoner. Survivors want the world to remember
17.02.2022 10:00:57
Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY
In 1942, Camp Amache held 7,500 Japanese Americans prisoner. Survivors want the world to remember
Thousands of people were forced to live in a desolate Colorado detention camp during World War II. Congress is considering making it a historic site.
Demise of Crystal Cruises Leaves Customers Out $100 Million—or More
16.02.2022 16:10:07
Bloomberg
Demise of Crystal Cruises Leaves Customers Out $100 Million—or More
By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — Last week, the most-awarded luxury cruise line in the industry, Crystal Cruises, unceremoniously shuttered its doors, with not a word to consumers nor travel agents. Abandoned by...