300 Click for offerFirst used by the Chinese around 200 B.C., not long after they learned how to make paper, the technique has been employed by myriad cultures throughout the centuries to fashion decorative objects — mirror cases, snuff boxes, warrior helmets, ceremonial masks, anatomical models and Catholic statuary. With its arrival in Europe from Asia in the 17th century, it carried the scent not of glue or flour but of exoticism. The objects were often “japanned” — covered with glossy black coating, decorated with gold and mother-of-pearl. Paradoxically strong and durable despite its lightness, papier-mâché became an industry; by the mid-1800s, at least 30 English manufacturers were making decorative and useful objects and furniture from it, including tables, chairs and canopy bed frames, though the pieces eventually became too kitschy for even the embellishment-mad Victorians and fell out of fashion. "It's a vote of confidence that this program is something very important," Marsh says. It's something that's going to enable women to upgrade their careers to something that's well paid. Marsh hopes that she can eventually expand the program to other cities, using Newmark's seed donation to generate momentum.
David Ferrer, also 37, is playing in his final tour event here. A longtime fixture in the top 10, Ferrer is down to No. 144, and he had to fight a lot longer and harder than the fourth-seeded Federer did on Tuesday before defeating Roberto Bautista Agut, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. That earned Ferrer — the word “earned” is appropriate — a second-round match with the defending champion, Alexander Zverev. Disney's push into streaming is the highest-profile example of traditional Hollywood going to extreme lengths to fortify against competition from digital powerhouses like Netflix, Amazon and -- soon -- Apple. Those deep-pocketed companies have been pouring money into their own TV shows and movies. Digital upstarts have fueled TV cord-cutting and, in Netflix's case, tried to upend theatrical release norms for movies -- all threats to the future survival of companies like Disney.XS M S
TYPE ::MOUNTAIN BIKEWhile New York City recently passed a law requiring its biggest skyscrapers to become more energy efficient, the new law could mean retrofitting thousands of buildings statewide. For building owners to just comply with the city’s law, the estimated cost exceeded billion. The app was created by Chinese company ByteDance, which was privately valued at billion, according to Reuters. Last year, Facebook launched a short-form video app called Lasso with features similar to those of TikTok.
BRAND ::SPORTS SCOTTYBuen día, bienvenido al boletín diario de The New York Times en Español. Si aún no estás suscrito, puedes darte de alta en este enlace. Verizon will exclusively carry the 5G phone for a period of time before other carriers will offer the Note 10 Plus 5G. For the Galaxy S10 5G, that exclusivity period lasted a month, and Brian Higgins, Verizon vice president of product and device marketing, said the Note 10 Plus 5G's exclusivity will last "at least as long."
Mr. Trump repeatedly urged the Fed last year to stop raising interest rates, and to stop reducing its bond holdings, warning that its “crazy” policies were jeopardizing the economic expansion. The Fed did not heed the advice, raising its benchmark rate four times in 2018, most recently in December. The warrior representing the United States wears stars and stripes armor, while Australia's anime character that looks a lot like Thor. Both Argentina and South Africa are represented as colorful samurai warriors at the ready with their swords.