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Benderson Development Owns and Manages More Than 700 Properties

Headquartered in University Park, Florida, Benderson Development is one of the U.S.’s largest privately held real estate companies. The Company owns and manages more than 700 properties. 479 more words

Hotel/Motel

2016 will last extra second in some countries due to Earth's slowing rotation

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

PARIS: As if 2016 has not been long enough, the year’s dying minute will last an extra second to make up for time lost to Earth’s slowing rotation, timekeepers say. 403 more words

Current Affairs

Scientists Admits Giving China Sensitive UTC Documents

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A scientist has pleaded guilty to charges he stole sensitive documents from a Connecticut military contractor and transported them to China. 122 more words

News

December 31 2016 Leap Second

On New Year’s Eve an extra second will be added to the end of the day. This extra second is called a leap second. As I’ll explain later, leap seconds need to be added periodically to bring the time we measure with accurate atomic clocks in line with the natural time which results from the rotation of the Earth. 947 more words

Astronomy

Trump supporter Sarah Palin calls Carrier deal 'crony capitalism'

WASHINGTON — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin — an early supporter of Donald Trump who is under consideration to serve in his Cabinet — is criticizing the use of subsidies to keep an Indiana-based air conditioning company from sending jobs to Mexico, a move the President-elect has spotlighted as one of his first victories since being elected. 287 more words

News

Wintering


Osprey

Spring has sprung
Fall has fell
Winter’s here and it’s
Hot as ever

A couple of recent bird encounters. The Palm Warbler is in non-breeding molt and was a bit of a tough ID for me. 28 more words

Galveston Birds