Mount Airy mathematician descends from the giants of Philadelphia

by Len Lear Christopher Rittenhouse Bentley, 59, longtime resident of West Mt. Airy, multi-talented sailor, environmentalist, professional photographer and portrait painter, licensed real estate agent (for Eichler & Moffly in Chestnut Hill), arborist, family historian, painter Impressionist, leader, supporter of progressive causes and extraordinary gardener, died on August 6 after …

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Taliban rule puts aid agencies in moral and fiscal dilemma

WASHINGTON, Aug.24 (Reuters) – As foreign governments, aid agencies and businesses scramble to evacuate personnel from Afghanistan, a critical question arises: should they engage with the ruling Taliban or abandon years of investment in the country and 38 million Afghans? Last week, the Taliban promised peaceful relations with other countries, …

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Award of the Dorado FPSO FEED contract

Santos today announced the award of the FEED contract for the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility for the Dorado project, in the Bedout sub-basin, off Western Australia, to Altera Infrastructure (Altera). The FPSO contract is the most important of the project, comprising the engineering, procurement, construction, installation, commissioning …

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PBS ‘Future Of Work’ series features the new ‘Precariat’ – people moving from gig to gig – digital nomads and other rapidly growing professional trends

The digital nomad is working on a beautiful beach on a bright sunny day getty A new PBS series, the Future of work, starting in September, highlights rapidly changing trends in the way Americans will practice their trade. The six episode docuseries delve deeply into the “accelerating pace of change …

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The Day – Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccination

Myth: COVID-19 vaccines were developed too quickly to be sure. Facts: It’s understandable that people have this concern. The vaccines were deployed in record time, two of them using new technology. The government entity that spearheaded the effort was even called “Operation Warp Speed”. But in reality, the mRNA technology …

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