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WATCH: Bumping off tacklers and taking high balls, Rob Kearney had an impressive Super Rugby debut

first_imgTuesday Feb 23, 2021 WATCH: Bumping off tacklers and taking high balls, Rob Kearney had an impressive Super Rugby debut Ireland and Leinster legend Rob Kearney made his Super Rugby AU debut for the Force in front of 10,000 fans in Australia this past weekend, putting in a solid shift and looking like his ever reliable self at the back. ADVERTISEMENTKearney started at fullback for the Force in Perth against the Brumbies, and while the night didn’t go to plan results wise, the 34-year-old was pleased to have got his debut under his belt.“Delighted to have made my super AU debut with the @westernforce last night – not the result we wanted but I’m sure we’ll have some great days ahead.”Just minutes into the match, he got his first touch, bumping off a would-be tackler with ease.There were of course a number of comfortably taken high balls, and we even got treated to a delightful banana-kick downfield that also impressed commentators.The Force scored a late consolation try but it wasn’t enough as the Brumbies comfortably won 27-11.You can catch up on highlights from the match belowADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Player Features Related Articles 21 WEEKS AGO Brian Moore on money in modern rugby and… 22 WEEKS AGO Tuisova’s wrecking ball montage will make… 28 WEEKS AGO New Zealand rugby pod admit Owen Farrell… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Villa MW / Powerhouse Company

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/959667/villa-mw-powerhouse-company Clipboard Projects Save this picture!© Sebastian van Damme+ 26Curated by Paula Pintos Share CopyHouses•Amsterdam, The Netherlands Villa MW / Powerhouse Company The Netherlands CopyAbout this officePowerhouse CompanyOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesAmsterdamOn FacebookThe NetherlandsPublished on April 07, 2021Cite: “Villa MW / Powerhouse Company” 07 Apr 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardMetallicsHAVER & BOECKERArchitectural Wire Mesh – MULTI-BARRETTE 8130Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsSealantsEffisusGutter Repair – TiteGutter3Aluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Click-on BattensTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea PrestigeMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Click Roll CapsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteTerrealTerracotta Cladding TileDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE UnilateralWindowsJoskoWindows and Sliding Doors – ONE SeriesMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Year:  “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/959667/villa-mw-powerhouse-company Clipboard Houses Area:  232 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project 2017 ArchDaily Photographs Photographs:  Sebastian van DammePartners In Charge:Nanne de Ru
, Stijn KemperProject Team:Franca Houg, Ryanne Janssen, Sander ApperloStructural Engineer:BREED IDGeotechnical Engineer:BREED IDGeneral Contractor :ValleibouwInterior Contractors:Houtwerk meubelontwerp & realisatieLandscape Architect:Arjan BoekelCity:AmsterdamCountry:The NetherlandsMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Sebastian van DammeRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20DoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82Text description provided by the architects. Located on a canal, next to a small marina, and in a green new neighborhood of Amsterdam, Villa MW is all about the views. Part of a row of one-off houses for individual clients, the brick of the ground-floor front facade was a given of the area plan, a feature that connects all the houses in the neighborhood. We pierced the brick wall, which extends on two sides, to frame various views, and on top added a Jura limestone box cut by panels of glass and wooden slats and dotted with projecting balconies. Even while our villa protects our clients’ privacy, it embraces the great outdoors.Save this picture!© Sebastian van DammeSave this picture!© Sebastian van DammeSpace for Reflection. Responding to the waterfront setting, our Villa MW is a reflective building, the more so where it opens to its environment. The closed façade of the ground floor with its brick and tall front door in glossy tombak is softly reflective, while the projecting first floor mirrors the sky with the expanses of glass of its large windows and balconies, beautifully framed by Jura limestone. Inside, natural materials – wood, plaster, natural stone – make the most of the abundant daylight.Save this picture!© Sebastian van DammeSave this picture!First floor planSave this picture!© Sebastian van DammeWith its warm yet neutral gray-beige color and clean structure, Jura limestone comes into its own on exterior façades. This European limestone was formed in Jurassic lagoons and contains fossilized sea creatures like ammonites and belemnites – a perfect choice then, for our waterside Villa MW. Seams of calcite give it a marble-like appearance, especially when crosscut.Save this picture!© Sebastian van DammeA sculptural staircase connects the two floors and is bathed in daylight thanks to the skylight above. Wood is used throughout the interior: oak for the staircase steps and handrail, with wengé and walnut wood for all the “permanent furniture” (cupboards, shelving, headboards and divides) of the living room, kitchen and bedrooms. The quietly luxurious materialization raises the whole atmosphere of the villa. The natural marble seating elements by the staircase here echo the Jura limestone used for the facade of the upper floor.Save this picture!© Sebastian van DammeProject gallerySee allShow lessFazenda Boa Vista House Interiors / Bruno Carvalho Design SP + Studio MK27Selected ProjectsInternational Open Call: Gwangju Design Biennale 2021Call for Submissions Share “COPY” Architects: Powerhouse Company Area Area of this architecture project Villa MW / Powerhouse CompanySave this projectSaveVilla MW / Powerhouse Companylast_img read more

Prominent Economists Contend Now Is Not the Time for a Fed Lift-Off

first_imgHome / Featured / Prominent Economists Contend Now Is Not the Time for a Fed Lift-Off Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago About Author: Brian Honea Federal Funds Target Rate Federal Reserve Kaushik Basu Larry Summers U.S. Economy World Bank 2015-09-09 Brian Honea in Featured, Government, News Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. 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Duffy Says Financial Reform Attempts Have Failed America Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago September 9, 2015 973 Views Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agocenter_img Is Rise in Forbearance Volume Cause for Concern? 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Tagged with: Federal Funds Target Rate Federal Reserve Kaushik Basu Larry Summers U.S. Economy World Bank The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Related Articles Subscribe Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Prominent Economists Contend Now Is Not the Time for a Fed Lift-Off While the Federal Reserve has sent mixed signals regarding whether or not it will raise the federal funds target rate at its September meeting next week, two prominent economists said on Wednesday that it would be a mistake for the Fed to raise rates at this time.Kaushik Basu, Chief Economist for World Bank, said on Wednesday that the U.S. central bank should delay a rate hike until the global economy stabilizes. Basu said it would have negative consequences if the Fed raises rates now due to economic uncertainty in China and the effect it has on global markets. He told Financial Times that a September Fed lift-off would create a “major crisis” but said he believes it will cause some “immediate turbulence.”Meanwhile, former World Bank economist, Harvard president, U.S. Secretary of Treasury, and director or the U.S. National Economic Council Larry Summers wrote on his blog Wednesday that the Fed has to do what is “often hardest for policy makers. Stand still.” Summers said the market currently estimates the chance of a rate hike at 34 percent and stated that “the case against a rate increase has become somewhat more compelling even than it looked two weeks ago,” at which time stock market turbulence cause Summers to remark that it would be a “serious mistake” for the Fed to raise rates in September.”If on the other hand, some portion of these fears are warranted and the Fed tips towards tightening, it risks catastrophic error.”Basu said a September rate hike by the Fed could result in a “shock” and subsequently result in a new crisis in emerging markets, since it would come back on increasing concerns over the Chinese economy which have grown since a currency devaluation by Beijing in August. If the Fed raises rates, Basu contends, it would lead to sharp swings in the currencies of emerging economies and that the strengthening of the dollar could be a hindrance to U.S. economic growth.“The world economy is looking so troubled that if the US goes in for a very quick move in the middle of this I feel it is going to affect countries quite badly,” Basu said.Summers brings up five salient points as to why he believes the case for a September lift-off has become less compelling:The markets have already tightenedSoft data flow, including slow employment growth and falling commodity prices, seem to suggest that the U.S. and global economies are slowing and that inflationary pressures are reducedThe argument as to why there should be concern about inflation breaking out is weakArguments that the Fed can raise rates by 25 basis points without committing to a series of increases are “specious”; if a 25bp increase will have little effect on the economy, what is the case for raising rates?Conventional wisdom substantially underestimates current risks”More likely than not, these fears are overblown and 2015 and 2016 will not go down in financial history,” Summers wrote. “If so, and the Fed does not act, inflation will start to accelerate, volatility will subside and policy can step in. Regret may come in the form of inflation a few tens of basis points too high or a bit of euphoric relief in markets. If on the other hand, some portion of these fears are warranted and the Fed tips towards tightening, it risks catastrophic error.”Basu concluded that the “scenario is looking worse than it did even in June” because of volatility in the Chinese markets in the last two weeks as well as concern in emerging economies in case the Chinese economy takes a hit.The Fed has not increased rates since 2006. The next Federal Open Market Committee meeting will wrap up on September 17, at which time the Fed will announce the decision on whether or not it will raise rates.last_img read more

13 people awaiting admission to Letterkenny University Hospital today

first_img WhatsApp 13 people awaiting admission to Letterkenny University Hospital today Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By admin – July 26, 2016 Previous articleGovernment needs to act on TAMS payments – Mc ConalogueNext articleIrish Water clarify West Donegal pipe repair plan admin Google+ There were 13 people awaiting admission to Letterkenny University Hospital this morning, five on trolleys in the Emergency Department and eight on the wards.That’s the seventh highest number outside Dublin.Nationally, the figure this morning was 323, with Limerick University Hospital having the highest number at 38. Pinterest Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Homepage BannerNews Twitter Twitter Facebook Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry last_img read more

Meeting organisational goals

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Graham Borley, 47, development manager at Panasonic UK,explains the changes to his job which have led to him operating as a consultantto the businessHow long have you been in this job? Almost three years What does your role involve? My role has changed dramatically since July 1999, when I was employed tobring an outsourced training function back within the organisation. Over thepast three years, we have successfully moved training in-house (saving around40 per cent on budget and improving quality), introduced an electronic systemto manage staff development and performance management, and moved thedepartment’s role to be a more reactive consultancy. What are the best and worst things about this job? This is a great company to practice people development. One of the corevalues is ‘we make people before products’, and the development team isresponsible for making this happen. The most difficult element of this role is in providing the support whichpeople need to grow within the confines of the annual budget. What is your current major training project or strategic push? Last year, we completely rewrote the job profile and competence sets for allroles in the organisation. We are now using these for the 360-degree reviewprocess that forms the major part of the company’s training needs analysis. Weare currently working on the next two phases. The first is the introduction ofa performance management system, incorporating the balanced scorecard approachto goal setting and key performance standards, and the second involvessuccession planning for future leader and business critical roles. What did you want to do for a living when you were at school? I wanted to climb mountains. I didn’t manage to make a career out of thisbut I did achieve one ambition when I climbed some of the Everest range inNepal. Which of your qualifications do you most value and why? The MBA I recently completed from Oxford Brookes as it is the most recentand adds a real business emphasis to the MSc in Human Resource Management Igained a couple of years ago. Do you think evaluation is the Holy Grail or an impossible dream? Evaluating the impact of learning events is critical for T&D departmentsif they want to be taken seriously. However, it is extremely difficult toeliminate all other possible influences and to show the pure return fromtraining interventions. How do you think your job will have changed in five years? The whole HR function has to get closer to the business and createmeasurable ways of proving contribution towards organisational goals. What do you think will be the core skills for your job in the future? The role is changing from just offering an annual curriculum of courses, tobeing a consultant with a wide range of solutions. What advice would you give to someone new to training and development? There is more to this job than course delivery. Make the time to get a fullunderstanding of the role and be prepared to learn. Meeting organisational goalsOn 1 Apr 2004 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. last_img read more

Genetic diversity of algal and fungal partners in four species of Umbilicaria (lichenized ascomycetes) along a transect of the Antarctic Peninsula

first_imgLichens from the genus Umbilicaria were collected across a 5,000-km transect through Antarctica and investigatedfor DNA sequence polymorphism in a region of 480–660 bp of the nuclear internal transcribed spacer region ofribosomal DNA. Sequences from both fungal (16 ascomycetes) and photosynthetic partners (22 chlorophytes fromthe genus Trebouxia) were determined and compared with homologs from lichens inhabiting more temperate,continental climates. The phylogenetic analyses reveal that Antarctic lichens have colonized their current habitatsboth through multiple independent colonization events from temperate embarkation zones and through recent longrangedispersal in the Antarctic of successful preexisting colonizers. Furthermore, the results suggest that relichenization— de novo establishment of the fungus-photosynthesizer symbiosis from nonlichenized algal and fungal cells—has occurred during the process of Antarctic lichen dispersal. Independent dispersal of algal and fungalcultures therefore can lead to a successful establishment of the lichen symbiosis even under harsh Antarctic conidtions.last_img read more

Moss sets more rushing records as No. 12 Utah routs Cal 35-0

first_imgOctober 26, 2019 /Sports News – Local Moss sets more rushing records as No. 12 Utah routs Cal 35-0 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Zack Moss ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns, breaking two more school rushing records as No. 12 Utah routed California 35-0 on Saturday night.After becoming Utah’s career leader in yards rushing last week, Moss increased his total to 33 touchdowns on the ground and surpassed Del Rodgers, who set the previous mark of 31 from 1978-81. Moss also reached 100 yards rushing for the 15th time, breaking the school record he had shared with Devontae Booker and John White IV.Moss also finished with 89 yards on three receptions.California’s defense had held 14 consecutive opponents under 25 points, the longest active streak in the country.It took Utah (7-1, 4-1 Pac-12) just a half to snap that streak, even with a hobbled quarterback. The Utes rolled to 351 yards and 28 points in the first half while allowing just 33 yards for the Bears (4-4, 1-4 Pac-12).Tyler Huntley threw for 214 yards and a touchdown on 11-for-17 passing before sitting out the second half and resting his injured lower left leg.As the Bears’ defensive reputation crumbled, the Utes just added to their impressive run of suffocating performances.Utah has allowed only 10 points in the last 14 quarters, and the lone touchdown was a last-minute score in the 52-7 win over Oregon State two weeks ago.The Bears have lost four in a row after starting 4-0 and reaching No. 15 in The Associated Press poll.In his first start, freshman quarterback Spencer Brasch was under constant harassment and completed seven of 19 passes for 47 yards. Regular starter Chase Garbers and backup Devon Modster were both injured.Jason Shelley hit Brant Kuithe on a 1-yard pass and scored on a 1-yard run to give Utah a 28-0 lead at halftime.After a first-possession punt, it took a broken play to get the Utah offense loose on its next drive — the first of five consecutive touchdowns. Huntley dropped an early shotgun snap but picked up the ball and wheeled around on his sore left leg to find Moss wide open. The running back took the pass 69 yards before Jaylinn Hawkins pushed him out of bounds at the 6-yard line. Moss took it in two plays later for his 32nd career rushing touchdown.On Utah’s second straight drive of more than 90 yards, Huntley lofted a 40-yard touchdown pass to Bryan Thompson, who had raced behind the defense and caught the ball in stride.POLL IMPLICATIONSWith several teams ahead of Utah losing Saturday, the Utes might find themselves in the top 10.California’s only other game against a Top 25 team was a 20-19 win over then-No. 12 Washington on Sept. 7.THE TAKEAWAYCalifornia: The Bears knew they had a slim chance to win a high-scoring affair with their third-string quarterback, but they didn’t expect their defense to struggle almost as much as their anemic offense. California managed just 83 yards of total offense and only crossed midfield once — on its first possession of the game. Evan Weaver, the top tackler in the nation, had 22 stops but many were too far from the line of scrimmage.Utah: The Utes shut out a conference opponent for the first time since they joined the Pac-12. During the five straight touchdown drives, Utah converted six third downs in a row. After allowing only 25 yards passing to Arizona State, the Utes defense held the Bears to 60 yards through the air. The blowout allowed the Utes to rest their stars, Huntley and Moss, much of the second half for next week’s big game at Washington.UP NEXTCalifornia: After a bye week, the Bears host Washington State on Nov. 9.Utah: Visits Washington next Saturday afternoon. Tags: Pac-12/Utah Utes Football/Zack Moss Written by Associated Presslast_img read more

Vendor instructions continue to shrink, say very un-merry surveyors

first_imgHome » News » Housing Market » Vendor instructions continue to shrink, say very un-merry surveyors previous nextHousing MarketVendor instructions continue to shrink, say very un-merry surveyorsLatest RICS report on surveyor sentiment about the property market shows many continuing to experience lower number of instructions and enquiries.Nigel Lewis14th December 20170897 Views The volume of vendor instructions dropped during November for the 22nd month in a row and half of all agents reported fewer instructions in November than October, the latest survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) reveals.Its monthly UK Residential Market Survey of members also reveals that house prices and buyer demand continued to weaken in London, the South East and East Anglia during November, although the trend has yet to spread.The property market is now clearly divided along geographic lines, too.Many agents in the South believe house prices are unlikely to rise soon and more than half in London have seen them drop.But surveyors everywhere else except the North East were more upbeat particularly in Wales, Northern Ireland and the North West.RICS also reveals that the decline of new buyer enquiries for properties is beginning to stabilise. Five percent of those canvassed said demand was lower than the previous month, down from 19% during October.Flat pricesSurveyors don’t expect the market to pick up anytime soon either, the report says.Nationally prices will remain flat as gains in the north and Wales continue to be offset by losses in London and the South.“It is perhaps not surprising that the headline indicators for both prices and activity are subdued as Christmas approaches,” says Simon Rubinsohn, Chief Economist at RICS  (pictured, left).“But once again the feedback we are receiving from respondents points to quite marked differences in trends across the country.“It is clear from the results than the mood music in London and the South East is very much flatter than elsewhere and interestingly, the forward looking indicators suggest this is likely to persist into the new year.”And Richard Sexton, Business Development Director at surveying firm e.surv (pictured, right) says action is needed to get the market moving again.“To help ensure a buoyant market, the industry and Government should be doing more to encourage movement within the market to free up housing stock,” he says.“We should be looking to create a circle of life by encouraging second steppers to move up the ladder and incentivise last time buyers to downsize from large family properties, so that these properties can be freed up for others.”Read the full report from RICS. December 14, 2017Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more

Roger Waters Shares Political “Pigs (Three Different Ones)” Footage On Inauguration Day

first_imgThere’s no denying that the inauguration of Donald J. Trump has caused a controversial response in America, and there’s also no denying that Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters has been an outspoken voice against political corruption for decades. Thus, it’s no surprise that Waters would react to the Trump inauguration, much like he reacted the Trump’s candidacy many months ago.In late September of 2016, Waters held a performance in Mexico City that came packed with a politically charged message. During the song “Pigs (Three Different Ones)” from Animals, Waters shows incendiary images of Trump, with messages like “Trump es un pendejo” (Trump is an asshole) to rally the Mexican fans. He also released inflatable pigs over the crowd of 300,000, and used Trump’s own direct quotes to complement the song’s refrain of “charade you are.”On Inauguration Day, hours after Trump was sworn into office, Waters shared official footage of the “Pigs (Three Different Ones)” performance. The caption simply reads “A note from Roger: The resistance begins today.” Watch the official video below.last_img read more

Cabaret Stars Michelle Williams & Alan Cumming Get Berlin Chic

first_imgCabaret stars Michelle Williams and Alan Cumming will officially welcome Broadway audiences into the Kit Kat Klub once more beginning April 24, but if you can’t possibly wait until then, pick up the newest issue of New York magazine immediately! The stars are smoldering in this “perfectly marvelous” black-and-white photo—and if you think they look good here, you won’t believe how sexy they look on stage. Check out this Hot Shot of the new duo, then see Williams in a nightie and Cumming in, uh, suspenders (and not much else) in Cabaret at Studio 54! Star Files Michelle Williams View Comments Alan Cummingcenter_img Related Shows Cabaret Show Closed This production ended its run on March 29, 2015last_img read more