Last May, Stephen Colbert shocked teachers in his home state of South Carolina by “flash funding” all of their project requests made via the education crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.org–a total of $800,000 worth of grants. A few days later, DonorsChoose.org CEO and founder Charles Best got an email from Twitter cofounder Biz Stone saying he wanted to do the same for all classroom projects in his hometown of Boston, and his wife Livia’s hometown of Richmond, California. Stone said he’d already spoken with Jack Dorsey, who agreed to fund all projects in Missouri, and by the way, Ev Williams was on board to cover San Francisco and Nebraska. advertisement advertisement “It was like a behind-the-scenes philanthropic flash mob forming by one person telling another person,” Best told Fast Company. “I said, ‘Let’s keep it a secret and see if some other people would want to join you. Then let’s unleash all of these … [Read more...] about Celebrities Partner With DonorsChoose.org To Fund $14 Million In Teacher Projects
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Once you apply for a home loan from a bank or a non-banking finance company (NBFC), one of the things you are required to constantly check up on is your home loan application status. You can do this through the bank or NBFC’s online portal or an app that can be downloaded on your mobile phone. This also increases the transparency on the bank’s part, as you know your situation as to whether your home loan will be accepted or rejected.Each bank and non-banking finance company has a specific set of requirements when it comes to checking your home loan application status. However, the following steps are commonClose -Your will be required to visit the bank or NBFC’s website related news Hybrid Funds: Get complete guide on Hybrid Mutual Fund Home Loan types: Different types of Hosing Loan in India -Here, you go to the home loan-In the home loan section, you can click on the home loan status-You are usually redirected to a new page where you enter your … [Read more...] about Home Loan status: How to check Home Loan application status?
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not return to the LA Galaxy for the 2020 MLS season, the team said in a statement on November 13.The 38-year-old Swedish striker tallied 52 goals and 17 assists in 53 starts for the Galaxy, the team he joined in March 2018 from Manchester United.The charismatic Ibrahimovic, who has also played for some of Europe's biggest clubs including Barcelona, Juventus, Paris St Germain, Inter Milan and AC Milan, said he was leaving Los Angeles on a high note.Close "I came, I saw, I conquered," Ibrahimovic wrote on Twitter. related news Hot Stocks: Nifty50 may have made a short-term top near 12,000 levels Early on D-Street | Nifty vulnerable for more downsides unless it closes above 11,950 "Thank you @lagalaxy for making me feel alive again. To the Galaxy fans -- you wanted Zlatan, I gave you Zlatan," he said."You are welcome. The story continues ... Now go back to watching baseball."I came, I saw, I conquered. Thank you @lagalaxy for making me feel alive again. … [Read more...] about “I came, I saw, I conquered,” Zlatan Ibrahimovic announces departure from LA Galaxy
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday virtually defended the decision to impose President's rule in Maharashtra, saying what one should have done when no party was able to form the government in the state.Kumar made the comment on Maharashtra issue while replying to reporters queries after paying tribute to the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birthday at a function held near Patna railway station."What do I say. What will anyone do when no one is able to form the government (in Maharashtra)...Political parties should see the matter. We have nothing to do with it," Kumar said when pressed by journalists as how he sees promulgation of president's rule in Maharashtra.Close Governor Phagu Chauhan, Industries Minister Shyam Rajak and a host of other dignitaries paid tributes to the first PM. related news OTT platforms should be self regulated: I&B Secy Amit Khare Amit Shah says SC verdict on Rafale befitting reply to malicious campaign, seeks … [Read more...] about What will anyone do if no party is able to form govt in Maharashtra: Nitish Kumar
Architect Frei Otto has been posthumously awarded the 2015 Pritzker Prize in architecture, the field’s most prestigious award. The German architect and structural engineer passed away yesterday at the age of 89, two weeks before the prize (usually reserved for living architects) was due to be announced, the New York Times reports. Otto was known for his lightweight structures, like his West German Pavilion at the 1967 World’s Fair in Montreal and the roof of the 1972 Olympic arena in Munich, both large but lightweight, tent-like cable net structures. Otto, who was inspired by the work of Russian engineer Vladimir Shukhov, also won one of architecture’s other prestigious awards, the Royal Institute of British Architects’ Royal Gold Medal, in 2004. He took cues from natural phenomena like the structure of bird skulls and soap bubbles. “Throughout his life, Frei Otto has produced imaginative, fresh, unprecedented spaces and constructions,” the 2015 … [Read more...] about Frei Otto Awarded Architecture’s Highest Award One Day After He Dies