Archive | March, 2015

Britain seeks to join China-backed infrastructure bank

March 13, 2015

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Britain seeks to join China-backed infrastructure bank AFP Britain announced hopes to become the first major Western country to join a Chinese-led development bank on Thursday, drawing a concerned response from Washington. The $50 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has been feted by Beijing as a way of financing regional development, and is seen […]

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Nigeria’s capital city builds a new iconic structure -Millenium Tower

March 11, 2015

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Nigeria’s capital city builds a new iconic structure -Millenium Tower The Millennium Tower and Cultural Centre project is located in the capital city of Abuja. The tower is designed by Manfredi Nicoletti, an Italian architect, and is part of the Nigeria National Complex which includes the Nigeria Cultural Centre and Municipal Building. Construction progress Rendering of […]

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This is how “Historically Black Colleges and Universities” (HBCUs) became the “branding”

March 9, 2015

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This is how “Historically Black Colleges and Universities” (HBCUs) became the “branding” Have you ever wondered when the term Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) became the “branding” for some institutions of higher education in the United States? Dilemma X shares this information to show when the nomenclature, “Historically Black Colleges and Universities” (“HBCUs”), became […]

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NASA spacecraft becomes first to orbit Ceres, a dwarf planet

March 7, 2015

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NASA spacecraft becomes first to orbit Ceres, a dwarf planet NASA news release NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has become the first mission to achieve orbit around a dwarf planet. The spacecraft was approximately 38,000 miles (61,000 kilometers) from Ceres when it was captured by the dwarf planet’s gravity at about 4:39 a.m. PST (7:39 a.m. EST) […]

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More new millionaires in Dallas and Houston than most of the U.S.

March 7, 2015

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More new millionaires in Dallas and Houston than most of the U.S. WFAA 8 ABC Dallas-Fort Worth HIGHLAND PARK, TX – It takes big money to be a regular at luxury shops like Chanel and Ralph Lauren. That seems like a high bar, but more shoppers than ever are clearing it at Highland Park Village. […]

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U.S. unemployment rate declined to 5.5 percent in February 2015

March 7, 2015

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U.S. unemployment rate declined to 5.5 percent in February 2015 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 295,000 in February, and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in food services and drinking places, professional and business services, construction, […]

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Fury 325, the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster

March 6, 2015

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Fury325, the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster The Fury325 coaster at Carowinds, an amusement park in Charlotte, will be the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster. A “giga coaster” rises between 300-399 feet in height. Fury325 is 325 feet (99.06m) tall. The 81-degree initial drop allows for speeds of 95 miles per hour (152.88 […]

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Scientists in Italy discover “hiding place” of HIV virus in cells

March 4, 2015

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Scientists in Italy discover “hiding place” of HIV virus in cells International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology An important advancement has been made in the ICGEB Trieste laboratories where an international team of researchers, headed by Prof. Mauro Giacca, has photographed the structure of nucleic lymphocites to discover the “hiding place” of HIV-1 that […]

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Peter Hollens – I See Fire

March 1, 2015

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Peter Hollens’ a cappella version of ‘I See Fire’ Peter Hollens is an American singer and producer best known for his work on YouTube as an a cappella artist. Hollens is a one man a cappella group – he sings ALL parts of every song and then layers and blends them together. He has released […]

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Desegregation in public education: Dallas, Raleigh and Charlotte- A look at three public school systems over time

March 1, 2015

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Desegregation in public education: Dallas, Wake County (Raleigh) and Charlotte-Mecklenburg– A look at three public school systems over time Dilemma X takes this time to share a few newspaper articles, from the past , and current demographics of three (3) selected large public school districts in the South. What did desegregation mean back then and […]

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