Thomas Fuller, New York Times 4:45 am PDT, Monday, October 8, 2018 Trash at a drop-off point on the 300 block of Hyde Street in San Francisco, Aug. 29, 2018. The city�s new mayor has made cleaner streets a top priority. Residents say it will take much more than a broom to do it. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times) less Trash at a drop-off point on the 300 block of Hyde Street in San Francisco, Aug. 29, 2018. The city�s new mayor has made cleaner streets a top priority. Residents say it will take much more than a broom to do ... more Photo: JIM WILSON, NYT Fallery Gourrier, of the Clean City team in the Tenderloin, power washes the sidewalk on Hyde Street in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Volunteers fanned out across the Tenderloin and South of Market to clean up streets and sidewalks for the 15th year of the Department of Public Works' Community Clean Team effort. less Fallery … [Read more...] about Life on the dirtiest block in San Francisco
Man arrested for feeding the homeless
A MCDONALD'S worker has been pictured apparently spraying a homeless man with a jet washer - sparking a social media storm. Snapchat user Kee said she felt "sick" after witnessing the "inhumane" outside the restaurant in Sixfields, Northampton. In her photo, the homeless man can be seen lying on a footpath in the restaurant car park, covered with what appears to be bedding. The worker dressed in a hi-vis jacket appears to brazenly spray the man and the entire path beside him. In a caption, Vicki wrote: "McDonald's worker makes me feel sick! "Spraying a homeless man with a jet wash poor man." McDonald's has apologised for the incident and spoken to its workers at the Northampton restaurant. Her photo was shared on Facebook, sparking horrified responses from users who were horrified at the "lack of humanity". Maureen Rideout Scannell wrote: "What gives people the right to treat homeless people so badly.....it's disgusting..... "The police need to crack down on this.... homeless people … [Read more...] about Outrage as McDonald’s worker pictured ‘spraying homeless man with jet washer’ on Facebook
HANNIBAL Barca is widely seen as one of the greatest military commanders to have ever walked the Earth. The Carthagian general's march across the Pyrenees and the Alps has echoed through the ages. Here's the incredible tale of the man Napolean rated as the greatest strategist of them all... Where was Carthage? The ancient city of Carthage was founded around 814BC and situated on the eastern side of the Lake of Tunis in modern day Tunisia. It was part of the Phoenician civilisation, which encompassed the ancient coastlines of what are now Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and beyond. At the city state's peak, it was the capital of the Carthaginian Empire, which at its peak between the sixth and second centuries BC stretched across much of North Africa into Spain. After hundreds of years of fighting the Romans, Carthage's great enemy finally destroyed the city in 146 BC. Who was Hannibal? The legendary general Hannibal Barca was born in Carthage in 247 BC, the son of leading Carthaginian … [Read more...] about Who was Hannibal, when did he cross the Alps with his elephant army and where was Carthage?
Four-year-old Austin Perine first learned what homelessness was about seven months ago. “What is homeless anyways?” he asked his father, T.J. Perine. “Homeless is when you don’t have a mom or dad to help you out. And it’s when you don’t have a house,” his father explained. So, Austin decided to do something about it. He began taking chicken sandwiches to people who lived on the streets of his hometown of Birmingham, capturing the attention of airlines and restaurant chains. Now, he and his family travel around the country, making good on Austin’s promise to show love by serving food to those who struggle to provide for themselves. Updated Miami Commissioners Approve Soccer Stadium Vote Proposal “The first time I was apprehensive because it’s my baby boy. He’s four,” T.J. Perine said. “And I’m taking him out to the streets, exposing him to everyone.” But T.J.’s anxiousness … [Read more...] about 4-Year-Old Boy Feeds the Homeless Across the Country
A MUM was left in tears after a cafe customer slammed her for breastfeeding her eight-week-old daughter. Nikki Davis, 32, was told by the customer that she was "putting her off her teacake". The mum says she also overheard the customer describe them as the "mammary brigade". She said: "This was really distressing to hear and actually made me cry. "I met two friends from my National Childbirth Trust class. We've all recently had babies so wanted to meet up to support each other at the café at Mistley Park Place. "I then overheard a woman describe us to her family as the 'mammary brigade' and stated we were 'putting her off her teacake' by breastfeeding our babies. Nikki decided to confront the lady customer with a friend after hearing the comments. Nikki, of Lawford, Essex, who is mum to Dulcie, said: "The woman responded stating she found it offensive and we should feed our babies in the toilet. "This whole incident has really knocked my confidence as a new mum. "It really is … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding mum left in tears after cafe customer slammed her for ‘putting her off teacake’ while feed 8-week-old daughter