“My goal in the next year is to get back into the NBA,” said Dixon, who played seven years in the league after being a first round draft choice (17th overall) of the Washington Wizards in 2002. “I’m going to get back to the NBA. My kids and basketball are my passions, and I want them to see me play in the NBA.
A study published today in the journal Scientific Reports quantified the full extent of the garbage patch: It is four to 16 times bigger than previously thought, occupying an area roughly four times the size of California and comprising an estimated 1.8 trillion pieces of rubbish. While the patch was once thought to be more akin to a soup of nearly invisible microplastics, scientists now think most of the trash consists of larger pieces. No one around and you still see those common objects, like crates and bottles.
Woods went more than four months between TV commercials before showing up in the black and white Nike ad featuring the voice of his late father, Earl, who says, “Tiger . I want to find out what your thinking was. I want to find out what your feelings are.
Father and son seemed to have reconciled for a time when Michael Jackson was on trial on child molestation charges. His father was in court to lend him support nearly every day, and Michael was acquitted of all counts in 2005. But he left the country and when he returned, they weren close..
Mayor Rahm Emanuel chose the roof of the Shedd Aquarium to make his announcement on Sunday. The Shedd had recently installed 913 solar panels in an effort to cut its energy costs by 50 percent by 2020. He was joined by the heads of a number of city public organizations that collectively used nearly 1.8 kilowatt hours of electricity in 2016, about 8.0 percent of all electricity use in Chicago..
Services based economies are not nearly so vulnerable to outside attack. If China decided to stop buying from Germany, Germany’s GDP would plummet, as Germany’s GDP is lead by exports. The UK would probably not be nearly so badly hit, as, in effect, with a services based economy, the main country the UK is selling to is the UK.
The Alaska Botanical Gardens will host their annual Harvest Day and Scarecrow Contest with presentations and chef demos timed to the harvesting of the new Centennial inspired Anchorage Heritage Garden. Bring a bag of produce from your own garden and add to our donation of thousands of pounds of local fresh produce to The Children’s Lunchbox and Bean’s Cafe. Prizes for the best recycled scarecrows in the Scarecrow Contest..