I M Pei, creator of Louvre pyramid, reaches his century

PARIS: The modernist architect I M Pei, who was once pilloried for plonking a glass pyramid into the courtyard of the Louvre, turns 100 Wednesday (Apr 26) with his controversial creation now an icon of the French capital. The Chinese-American designer endured a roasting from critics before the giant glass structure opened in 1989, with …

The World’s largest Sea Creatures

There are many large creatures in the worlds largest environment. The Ocean. It is full of humongous creatures, and some are scary big. Music: Endless Quest by Enigma NOTE: All sharks are fish, like squids and octopuses are related, and all crustaceans are related. I took the categories everyone knows and used them separately. So …

LafargeHolcim CEO to depart in wake of Syria controversy

Business LafargeHolcim Chief Executive Eric Olsen will leave the company in July, the world’s largest cement maker said on Monday, in the wake of a report into allegations the company paid armed groups in Syria to keep a plant open. Chief Executive Eric Olsen of LafargeHolcim, the world’s largest cement maker addresses a news conference …

Fine Living: 130 Home Designs with Luxury Amenities

buy now $17.95 n A gorgeous full-color showcase of 130 magnificent home designs n Stunning interior and exterior photography displays the elegance and grace of these palatial homes n Opens with an extensive 64-page editorialsection offering information on the latest decorating techniques and the hottest home design trends n This lavish home plan collection is …

Arsenal beat City to reach FA Cup final with Chelsea

Sport Arsenal will play London rivals Chelsea in the FA Cup final on May 27 after beating Manchester City 2-1 following extra time in the semi-final at Wembley on Sunday. Britain Football Soccer – Arsenal v Manchester City – FA Cup Semi Final – Wembley Stadium – 23/4/17 Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring their second …

Gatlin, US romp to victory on night of miscues

Sport Justin Gatlin and the United States roared to victory in the men’s 4x100m relay as rivals Canada and Jamaica dropped batons at the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas on Saturday. Apr 22, 2017; Nassau, Bahamas; Justin Gatlin runs the anchor leg on the United States 4 x 100m relay that won in 38.43 …