The average home loan offer is only on the market for 17 days and there are fewer offers to choose from

Time to secure your mortgage fast: The average home loan offer is now only on the market for 17 days, the shortest period in a DECADE, and there are fewer offers to choose from Rising interest rates are pushing homeowners to apply for fixed-rate mortgages There were 149 fewer mortgage offers available in August than … Read more

Public perception of the economy is the lowest since 2008, with 69% saying it is “getting worse”

Public Perception of the Economy is Lowest Since 2008: More Americans Say They Trust the GOP to Handle Issues Hitting Their Pockets, New Poll Shows A new poll shows nearly 7 in 10 Americans feel the economy is “getting worse.” Only 12% say it is ‘getting better’ under Joe Biden’s leadership In 2008, the same … Read more

‘Final Fantasy IV’, ‘Brawlhalla’, ‘Tiny Tower’, ‘LEGO Brawls’ and more – TouchArcade

Hello everyone and welcome to the week! Once again, it’s time for us to take a look at the notable updates from the last seven days. Phew, it’s another scorching hot day here in Japan. Hot enough to melt my brain. I still somehow managed to cobble together a list of interesting updates for you … Read more

Interview with architect and curator Tosin Oshinowo

Tosin Oshinowo on Sharjah, adaptive architecture and reuse Architect Tosin Oshinowo is curating the 2023 Sharjah Architecture Triennale around beauty, impermanence and adaptability; we catch up with her to find out more Lagos-based architect Tosin Oshinowo was recently appointed as curator of the second edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennale, opening in 2023. Renowned for … Read more

Rural audiences criticize BBC’s Countryfile, Chris Packham’s Springwatch and The Archers

Rural audiences criticize BBC’s Countryfile, Chris Packham’s Springwatch and The Archers for failing to ‘represent rural issues’ Survey of 3,400 Countryside Alliance members harshly criticized BBC programs The public said that the corporation did not adequately represent rural problems The worst shows include Springwatch and Autumnwatch with 90% against them. By Charlotte Mclaughlin for Mailonline … Read more

Lightyear will NOT be screened on the Disney+ streaming service in the Middle East because of the gay kiss scene

Lightyear will NOT be showing on the Disney+ streaming service in the Middle East after it was banned from theaters for the gay kiss scene and now says it will align with censorship rules Disney will not show Lightyear on Disney+ Middle East after including an LGBT kiss scene in the film, which some countries … Read more

In Kenya, the arts industry pushes young people to worry about elections | Art and Culture News

Nairobi, Kenya – On June 9, the film Chaguo premiered in Kenya. With the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, it is a love story set in the context of an election in a fictional city in an unnamed country. The film that was initially shown in theaters and cultural centers is also available to … Read more

Critically low water levels at Lake Shasta, California’s largest reservoir

Lake Shasta feels effects of historic drought Lake Shasta provides water not only for agriculture in the Central Valley, but also for several Bay Area regional water systems. Shasta Lake is located 10 miles from Redding, in Shasta County, and about 200 miles north of the Bay Area. SHASTA LAKE, Calif. – KTVU continues its … Read more

Galoy Brings US Dollars to Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

Galoy Inc., the team behind El Salvador’s Bitcoin circular economy wallet Bitcoin Beach, is adding a new feature to that infrastructure: bitcoin-backed synthetic US dollars. Often seen as a necessity among citizens of developing countries, a representation of the US dollar backed by BTC promises to allow anyone to hedge against the daily volatility of … Read more

NSK trains production staff using VR technology

Operators of high-precision grinding and honing machines in NSK’s ball bearing production are now taking advantage of virtual reality (VR) training methods. VR technology has the advantage, among other things, of allowing machines to continue producing, while allowing for easier standardization of training courses. For NSK, this first project in its the king of the … Read more