A history of how 1968 turn the gun owner

A history of how 1968 turn the gun ownership issue into a political battleground. #guncontrolnow City of Glenarden Glenarden Police Department http://ow.ly/Ixtx30keixR

A history of how 1968 turn the gun owner

A history of how 1968 turn the gun ownership issue into a political battleground. #guncontrolnow City of Glenarden Glenarden Police Department http://ow.ly/Ixtx30keixR

The City of Bowie is offering a symposiu

The City of Bowie is offering a symposium on the Opioid Crisis.City of Glenarden MDBlackMayors If you are experiencing problems in your life or within your family, please attend this helpful event. http://ow.ly/c3Gq30jNiw2

This is what needed to be said when the

This is what needed to be said when the ones that support NO GUN CONTROL in this Country act out with sympathy. Same goes for POTUS 45! DO SOMETHING and ACT! TAKE THE GUNS OFF THE STREETS! NO GUNS! #stopthemassacres http://ow.ly/ywY930iq1ES

5 Architectural Trends to Expect in 2018: Eco-friendliness, Sustainability, and More – Arch2O.com

`Indeed, architectural trends can lead architects to focus more on the future and understand the needs of society. This means that architects are practically foretellers as they can predict what cities and communities would be like in years from now and try to act upon that knowledge during design.

We receive 2018 with much hope that the world would be a better place for all of us and the upcoming generations as well. 2017 has presented us with revolutionary aspects of architecture that if we embrace, we could guarantee a better tomorrow. Stay with us now to know more about the new architectural trends that will be popular in 2018:

1) Blending private with public

To face crowdedness in the city, people need more innovative solutions for the organization of spaces. In the past, there were strict boundaries between houses, public spaces, and industrial areas. Well, things will change this year, dissolving these rigid boundaries and forming flexible areas that can house multiple purposes. This will minimize the need for transportation, save a LOT of time, and increase productivity.

The prominent Dutch architect and founder of OMA, Rem Koolhaas resents the current situation involving city planning. At a conference in 2016, he said: “The architecture profession thought not so long ago that it knew how to design cities and that its obligation was to design cities and to teach how to design cities.“

“At the same time, we are surrounded by cities that you would call unpleasant,” the architect added. “Nobody can design cities anymore, or rather the cities that people know how to design are completely different from the cities that architecture considers legitimate and organized,” he continued.

“So, whether we want to or not, we are basically confronted with a phenomenal amount of evidence of the redundancy and even the absurdity of our profession. It’s a really deeply tragic situation.“

2) Live outside your house!

Like we said before, boundaries will dissolve, but this time in your own house. In the past, outdoor areas comprised decks, balconies, and patios. However, now, you can install a whole kitchen or even have an outdoor living room in your garden if you wish to.

Fireplaces in your backyard and fire pits will be very popular too. The furniture of the outdoor living areas will be fashionable, exactly like indoor furniture, not to mention the vivid cushions, rugs, and ottomans.

With regard to lighting, photovoltaic cells will be in vogue to light up gardens and backyards. They will be dangling from tree branches, resting on tables, or anchored to the ground.

Source: 5 Architectural Trends to Expect in 2018: Eco-friendliness, Sustainability, and More – Arch2O.com

What it was like to watch the Falcon Heavy Fly!

 

Since Childhood I’ve always been fascinated with the Space Programs of NASA. I collected a entire series of Space educational material on NASA and the different Space programs from Gemini to Apollo. As I grew older and entered high school my interest changed somewhat but I have always been a follower of everything NASA. I even work a couple of blocks from there Washington, DC Headquarters, but never been in the building. Maybe one day! Security has changed you know! 

But times have changed and Elon Musk is here to make a difference.  To create  new ways of  introducing Space travel to the rest of us. Take a look into the future of Space travel.

What it was like to watch the Falcon Heavy fly – The Verge http://ow.ly/OiEV30ijwuV

Events D.C. unveils new designs for first phase of RFK stadium project – Washington Business Journal

The project is part of a “once-in-a-lifetime chance to reimagine” an area that will not only be a sports and entertainment district not only for Washington D.C. but the region,” says the CEO of Events D.C.”

Events D.C. on Wednesday evening unveiled new designs for the first phase of the RFK Memorial Stadium campus redevelopment, a project that includes multipurpose recreational fields for soccer, lacrosse and baseball, as well as amenities such as a playground, bike paths and green space.

The city’s conventions and sports authority presented the plans at a community meeting at St. Luke Catholic Church. The fields will go in the current site of the stadium’s Lot 7, just north of the 57-year-old venue itself. The District-owned stadium is without a regular tenant after D.C. United played its final match there last year.

“We wanted the different aspects of a field to accommodate different sports, and within that, we wanted to make sure those fields could be divided such that little kids could play,” said Greg O’Dell, president and CEO of Events D.C. “The community also requested a playground so we were able to accommodate a playground into the field configuration.”

Previously, the configuration called for “three fields that were just placed in a general area as opposed to thinking about the interaction and connectivity with those fields,” he said.

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Source: Events D.C. unveils new designs for first phase of RFK stadium project – Washington Business Journal