Construction projects across the U.S. receive a fresh source of funds from Chinese eager for a green card in exchange. Jane Lanhee Lee looks at the rising popularity of a once-obscure visa scheme.
NINE-YEAR-OLD Keat Rhodes looks just like any other little girl – but she was actually born male. The schoolgirl was only seven years old when she was diagnosed with gender identity disorder and began her transition from boy to girl. Since then she has undergone an incredible transformation with the support of her adoptive parents Emily, 36, and Clint, 41, LeVan, from Ohio, America. And over the next few years Keat, who has a younger brother, Blaine, seven, will undergo treatment to complete her transition from male to female.Today Keat is the picture of happiness but it hasn’t been easy and the family has endured a huge backlash from parents in their community. Made the subject of a Facebook hate campaign, they were accused of child abuse. Some even suggested Emily was turning Keat in to a Barbie doll. But they have fought the bullies and are striving to give their daughter a normal life.
Videographer / Director: Ruaridh Connellan, Producer: Hannah Mouland, Editor: Ian Phillips / Joshua Douglas
Fresh from unleashing its latest high-tech cleaners, the DC47 cylinder vacuum and the DC50 upright vacuum cleaner, Dyson set its engineers another challenge – with a bit of a twist.
The objective was to design a remote controlled car using a ball and spare Dyson parts. The British electronics giant had over 50 engineers take part and, after three weeks of development, the winning car was chosen.
Made up of different mechanics and Dyson parts, the team took an iterative approach engineering a robust and highly manoeuvrable vehicle. Check out the video for all the action.
Bing helps Bournemouth man create an all singing and dancing marriage proposal!
As part Microsoft’s Bing is for Doing campaign, Andrew Hall, a local security guard from Bournemouth, got in touch with the Bing team and asked them if they would help him create an extra special wedding proposal for his girlfriend, Katie Paton. The Bing team thought it was a fantastic idea and last week helped him to create an all singing and dancing marriage proposal in Bournemouth’s town centre.
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Nokia and Deadmau5 light up London with 'This Is Lumia'
Nokia last night joined forces with deadmau5 to launch two new Nokia Lumia handsets with a spectacular light and music experience: This Is Lumia.
Exactly a year after Nokia created the biggest light show the capital had ever seen – a 4D projection that covered Millbank Tower – the mobile giant transformed an entire London square last night into an immersive audio-visual show starring deadmau5.