Water Filtration Project Was Unveiled in South Florida


By Barbara Liston, ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – In a growing trend that seeks to blend art with environmental restoration, a water filtration project was unveiled on Tuesday along a 575-foot sea-walled stretch of the intra-coastal waterway in South Florida. The new Living Shoreline, designed by Vermont artist Michael Singer, is billed as “Eco-Art,” which its patrons…

Child marriage is widely accepted in Brazil


By Anastasia Moloney, BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Child marriage is widely accepted in Brazil, where girls seek older husbands to escape from sexual and other violence in the home, or because of teenage pregnancies or the lack of job opportunities, according to new research.

For The First Time ASICS Introduces 360 Degrees Of GEL® Cushioning Technology With Launch Of GEL-Quantum 360™


FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND SPORTS PERFORMANCE SHOE HITS STORES NATIONWIDE JULY 15 ASICS America Corporation is proud to launch its most technically-innovative sports performance footwear ever, the new GEL-Quantum 360(TM), which provides athletes with 360 degrees of its award-winning GEL(®) Cushioning. This expertly-engineered shoe, more than five years in the making within ASICS’ highly acclaimed Institute of Sports…