A woman holds a plastic bottle in a balcony with windows covered ...
Jul 17th, 2011
(AP) - A woman holds a plastic bottle in a balcony with windows covered in wrapping metal sheets to fend off the heat, a popular method in communist times when air conditioning equipment was not available to most people, in a poor area of Bucharest, Romania, Sunday evening, July 17, 2011. Large areas of Romania are affected for days by an extreme heat wave that was followed in some regions by severe thunderstorms.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) -
Twitter's Board of Directors is no longer 100 percent men, after the company announced the appointment of former publishing CEO Marjorie Scardino to its ranks. The announcement, of course, was published to Twitter: We're pleased to welcome @marjscar to our board of directors. - Twitter (@twitter) December 5, 2013 As expected, that appo... [Full Article]
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