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Jurong GRC MPs Cross Zebra Crossing In National Day Banner, Subtle Nod To The Beatles

Jurong GRC MPs Posing On Zebra Crossing Resemble The Beatles’ Abbey Road Album Cover Whenever the month of August swings around, National Day banners become a standard feature in many neighbourhoods, displaying the Singapore flag colours and other patriotic designs. But in Jurong GRC, the Members of Parliament (MPs) have been known to take creative […]

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Business

Google Maps annoys Beatles fans, sends them to wrong zebra crossing

Google Maps due to a silly error has been sending Beatles fans to the wrong crosswalk in London. Check out the matter. Google Maps has a big error and that is annoying Beatles fans. The Beatles created an iconic album cover in 1969, where the singers were crossing the crosswalk on Abbey Road. Over the […]

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Life Style

Houseplant of the week: zebra plant

Why will I love it?Everyone is obsessed with the stripy markings on the stems of the fast-growing, tropical zebra plant (Alocasia zebrina). Its vast leaves give it its other common name: elephant ear. Light or shade?Bright, indirect sunlight. Where should I put it?On a side table or plant stand, to elevate this tropical beauty. How […]

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Automotive

Zebra crossing rule millions break could see drivers hit with £100 fine and licence points

Stopping at a zebra crossing to allow a pedestrian to walk across the road is common courtesy, but could also help drivers avoid a fine. If a pedestrian has stepped onto the road, it is the responsibility of the driver to stop and allow them to reach the other side safely. Failing to stop while a […]

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Life Style

Queen Letizia of Spain steps out in zebra print shirt dress from Hugo Boss – ‘sensational’

Everything Letizia wore today was already in her wardrobe. She could be taking a leaf out of Kate Middleton’s book, who always makes very thrifty and sustainable choices with what she wears. Queen Letizia styled her hair today with a mid-parting in a very 1960s hairstyle. She had straightened her hair, so the ends flicked […]

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Business

Zebra CEO says freight costs have moderated, component shortages still a headwind

Zebra Technologies chief executive Anders Gustafsson told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday that while the company has seen freight costs come down, shortages of components like semiconductor chips continue to cause issues. “Over the past two years, we’ve seen kind of a migration of some of the issues. Now, it started off with freight being […]

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Science

Scala Computing and Zebra Technologies Deploy Collaboration Design Environment Using Cadence Tools on the Cloud

NEW YORK, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Scala ComputingTM, an industry leader in High Performance Computing (HPC) on the cloud, is pleased to announce that Zebra Technologies has successfully deployed Cadence tools in a collaborative design program with one of their key technology partners using the Scala Compute Platform (SCP) for computer-aided engineering (CAE).  SCP […]

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Science

Count on Them: Sting Rays And Zebra Mbuna Can Add And Subtract Small Numbers

Recent studies have detected simple arithmetic abilities beyond mammal and bird brains, from salamanders to bees. A new study adds stingrays and cichlids to the small but growing list of animals that can do basic addition and subtraction.   Freshwater stingrays (Potamotrygon motoro) and zebra mbuna cichlids (Pseudotropheus zebra) both demonstrated this ability independent of just […]

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Weird

Mom, may we go to the zoo, I want to see a zebra. No, we have a zebra at home.

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US

Zebra mussels are spreading in Central Texas — can dogs help stop them?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Humans may soon have yet another reason to love dogs. Researchers at Texas Tech University are currently studying how well dogs can detect invasive mussels in bodies of water: looking into both the dogs’ natural capabilities and bulk environmental samples like soil and water. Researcher Nathan Hall predicts both methods will work. […]