In a couple of decades, more than 70 percent of us will live in cities. That is a qualitatively different relationship with nature. Most of us are not growing our own food; someone else is. It’s a shift reflected in the current look at me trends retro, vintage inspired frames, chunky tortoise shells and geometric shapes that attract rather than deflect attention and reinforced by the laundry list of fashion focused brands with a presence in the eyewear arena. These include high end European luxury labels like Prada, Giorgio Armani and Dolce Gabbana as well as American contemporary brands Brooks Brothers, Tory Burch, Tiffany Co. And Sperry Top Sider, which aims to translate the brand’s footwear DNA into a line of licensed sunglass and ophthalmic frames due to hit the market next year.While it might seem logical to blame the deteriorating eyesight of the aging baby boomer population or the ever increasing computer and smartphone induced strain on our collective eyeballs, consumer behavior statistics don’t show a jump in the number of people who need prescriptions.
A. When it comes to stopping cyberattacks or resolving cyber conflicts, the government has very few levers it can use to make it better. Most of the problems are solved by the private sector. The University is comprised of 16 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools, and four affiliated colleges and seminaries in Manhattan, and a wide array of research institutes and global centers around the world. More than 40,000 students, award winning faculty and professional staff define the University’s underlying values and commitment to pursuing new knowledge and educating informed, engaged citizens. Founded in 1754 as King’s College, Columbia is the fifth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States..
We’re in the middle of journalistic rebirth, one fueled by massive technological disruption. Opportunity abounds for smart, savvy storytellers. But the frenzy around FiveThirtyEight, Vox, and similar projects implies that those opportunities are reserved for men.
The legal battle over Franz Kafka unseen manuscripts, drawings, and letters, which have been hidden away for more than 80 years, has reached a new climax. Now, the lover’s daughters, who inherited the stash, are involved in a suit with Israel’s national library over whether the Kafka works should remain locked away in their possession, or, as Israel demands, be published for the world to see. This week Israel had a mini breakthrough, when experts were finally allowed to see the documents that most likely have not been read since they were written..