Trump’s ‘What’s Happening Last Night in Sweden’ Comment During Rally Raises Questions About What He Meant

President Donald Trump’s reference to “what’s happening last night in Sweden” during a Saturday rally in Florida raised questions in Sweden and around the internet about what he really meant. Trump referenced the Scandinavian nation, known for liberally accepting Syrian refugees, during a section of his speech decrying the dangers of open borders. “We’ve got to keep our country safe,” he said. “You look at what’s happening in Germany. You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who […]






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Denver police welcome ‘Blue’ to Mounted Patrol Unit

Denver police welcome ‘Blue’ to Mounted Patrol Unit

DENVER — The Denver Police Department is welcoming a new horse to the Mounted Patrol Unit. “This handsome, grulla-colored boy is 5-years-old and he comes to us from Sterling, Colorado where he worked on a ranch and feed lot,” police said on Facebook. “Blue is super sweet and kind, and was donated to the unit by our dear friend, Betty Robertson,” police said. “As you can see from his picture, he pulls off the smoky-eye look better than a Kardashian and […]






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The drug war: By the numbers

The drug war: By the numbers

1,989 miles – The length of Mexico’s border with the U.S. from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. 48 – Number of border crossings. 330 – Ports of entry, including railroad crossings. More than 74 million – The number of personal vehicles that used the ports of entry to cross the border in […]






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The Parametric Process Behind the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie’s Auditorium

The Parametric Process Behind the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie's Auditorium

Of all its bells and whistles, the focal point of Herzog and de Meuron’s latest successful endeavor, the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, is arguably the central auditorium, as explored in this new article by WIRED. An incredible example of the possibilities of parametric design, the hall is comprised of 10,000 individual acoustic panels that line the walls, ceilings, railings and balconies. Each of the panels consists of one million “cells” of varying dimensions, created to help define the sound within the space.






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