In the latest of a series of explosive revelations that could bring down the Brazilian government, a secretly recorded phone call between former president Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva and his successor, Dilma Rousseff, suggests his appointment to a ministerial position on Wednesday was motivated by a desire to avoid prosecution in Brazil’s worst-ever corruption scandal.
Brendon Stanton, the photographer behind the wildly popular Humans of New York Facebook page has written an open letter to Donald Trump that has gone widely viral — the post has received about 200,000 shares as of now, about an hour and a half after he published the open letter on the HONY Facebook page.
METALLICA will headline the first rock concert at Minneapolis' US Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings, on Saturday, August 20 as part of the opening weekend festivities. Tickets for this one-of-a-kind concert will go on sale this Friday, March 25 at 10:00 a.m. local time. AVENGED SEVENFOLD will provide direct support, marking one of only a few shows the hard rock band will play in the United States this year. VOLBEAT will open the show with their unique blend of rock, metal and rockabilly.
When it comes to the deployment of new technologies in its mainstream, high-volume models, Toyota is one of the most conservative automakers out there. The late-adoption strategy seems to work well for the Japanese brand, however, as it allows it to decide whether such additions are truly worthwhile for its customers. It also helps it to develop and refine such technologies to a high degree before introduction, an approach that helps it to avoid reputation-staining quality gaffes.