Splendid Sundays Volume 165Sunday, January 18, 2015
A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:
The Supreme Court to Decide Marriage Rights for Gay Couples Nationwide "The pace of change on same-sex marriage, in both popular opinion and in the courts, has no parallel in the nation’s history." [The New York Times]
Vaccine on track to eliminate one of Africa's most feared and deadly diseases — meningitis. "Imagine how the world would react if with a massive vaccination campaign we could, in one fell swoop, completely eliminate a disease in Africa that regularly threatened as much death, havoc and suffering as the current Ebola outbreak. Well, it’s already happened." [Humanosphere]
Myanmar set to open its first stock exchange by October 2015. Currently, "Myanmar was one of only nine countries in the world, including North Korea and Brunei, without a stock exchange." [Economic Times]
Google calls end to Glass experiment. "From next week, the search firm will stop taking orders for the product but it says it will continue to support companies that are using Glass." [BBC]
Noteworthy from The Splendid Collective:
The 2015 Global Wedding Study General Report, the 2015 Luxury Wedding Market Report (budgets of $96,000 or higher), and the 2015 Premium Wedding Market Report (budgets of $31,000-95,000) from Splendid Insights are now available for download.