Headless CMS company Strapi raises $4 million

French startup Strapi has raised a $4 million seed round led by Accel and Stride.vc. The company has been working on an open-source Node.js headless content management system. That’s a lot of technical words in a row, but it’s not that hard to understand what Strapi is. Content management systems, or CMS, are web applications that let you publish and manage content on a website. It can be a blog, a corporate website with multiple pages, a portfolio, etc. The most popular CMS in the world is WordPress. Over the past few years, many companies and developers have started to separate the CMS back end (the administration pages where you write and upload content) and the front end (the public …

We Are Forgetting About Our Boys and That’s Not OK

ShareTweetPin I’m fearful that we forget about our boys. That may be a convicting statement to lead with, but it’s something that concerns me, and I bet it might worry you too. I scroll my Facebook newsfeed and scour the internet for an abundance of minutes a day including those very minutes I am expected to and should be present. Article after article is about our daughters and how dire it is for us to raise them to be strong, self-sufficient, and capable. How crucial it is that they are encouraged to use their voice, own and tell their story, and never cower in the face of a man – one or many. As a mother of two gorgeous – …

Trump Takes Presidential Corruption To New Heights, Calls Everyone Else Corrupt

Trump has given his daughter and son-in-law prominent White House jobs, steers lobbyists and political groups seeking his favor toward using his Pennsylvania Avenue hotel, and even successfully pushed the U.S. government to “He has no shame,” said Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman who is running against Trump for the 2020 Republican nomination. “He’s incapable of shame. That’s not normal.” Indeed, such actions, had they been taken by a mayor, a county executive or a governor, would in all likelihood result in state or federal public corruption charges. While laws and rules vary by state and locality, ethics laws generally prohibit public officials from profiting from their offices. “This is a president who believes the powers of the presidency …

Mother Shares Photos Of Her Oldest Son, Showing What Heroin And Meth Addiction Can Do In 7 Months

Addiction ruins lives. Those of the addicted, as well as those of their loved ones. Fortunately, however difficult life might get, there are people out there who care about us and do their darndest to help us in our hour of need. Jennifer Salfen-Tracy turned to Facebook to share with everyone how her oldest son Cody Bishop, who is suffering from heroin and meth addiction, is doing. According to his mom, Cody is homeless and she hasn’t heard from him in weeks. The photos she shared of him are shocking, especially when you realize that they’re only 7 months apart. Cody’s mom wants her son to come back home and get clean Cody’s mom, who is from Missouri, hopes that …

Husband guilty of wife’s crowbar murder at stables

Began ‘ranting’ The jury heard the couple met on Mrs Pomphret’s 21st birthday and were happily married with an 18-year-old daughter. However, over the course of their 22-year marriage, his wife’s physical and mental health changed. Pomphret said his wife could go from being happy to depressed in minutes and become “very angry, very quickly”. The Barclays bank technology expert said the couple had gone to the stables to check on their horses on 2 November when Mrs Pomphret began “ranting” at him. Image copyright CPS Image caption The court heard Mrs Pomphret’s injuries were consistent with the use of a crowbar which was recovered from a nearby pond But he did not destroy his socks, which would “come back …

UGA Grad Ran $1 Million Ponzi Scheme Out of Frat Houseand Spent the Money on Strip Clubs, Booze

A cellular biology and genetics undergraduate student at the University of Georgia ran a $1 million Ponzi scheme out of his fraternity house, tricking 117 people into investing in his fake hedge funds and then spending their cash on alcohol, gambling, and strip clubs. Syed Arham Arbab, a 22-year-old from Augusta, according to a press release from the Department of Justice. Arbab said he raised $1 million by fabricating account statements, the nature of the investments, and the total number of funds invested. He also promised risk-free guarantees on rates of returns up to 22 percent or 56 percent, according to federal prosecutors. Arbab admitted that knew he did not have the liquid capital to make good on these guarantees …

Turkish forces capture center of key Syrian border town

A Turkish police armored vehicle patrols the town of Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, at the border with Syria, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. The towns along Turkey’s border with northeastern Syria have been on high alert after dozens of mortars fired from Kurdish-held Syria landed, killing several civilians. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) Turkey’s push into Syria comes days after President Trump cleared the way for Turkey’s air and ground offensive, pulling back U.S. forces from the area and saying he wanted to stop getting involved with “endless wars.” Trump’s decision drew swift bipartisan criticism. TURKISH ARTILLERY ROUNDS LAND NEAR US FORCES IN SYRIA, NO INJURIES On Saturday, Turkey denied targeting U.S. forces after the Pentagon said troops further west had come …

Shooting at ‘illegal gambling’ club in Brooklyn leaves 4 dead, 3 injured, police say

NYPD investigates the scene of a shooting in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon) Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea said at a press conference several hours after the shooting that at least two firearms – a 9mm handgun and a revolver – were recovered from the scene. He said that a preliminary investigation revealed that at least 15 shots were fired. Shea said that among the victims, two were from “out of state” and the remaining five resided in different areas of Brooklyn. They were said to be between the ages of 32 and 49. Evidence collected from the scene indicated an “illegal gambling” operation inside the small building. Shea said …

Lead Pipes Are Safe From The EPA’s New Drinking Water Rule

new regulation from the Environmental Protection Agency, but they still won’t have to replace lead pipes. water crisis in Flint, Michigan, in 2014.  The new regulation has found some critics. Lead is a brain-damaging neurotoxin. It also happens to be a pliable metal that is handy for making pipes. It has been mostly banned from use in plumbing materials, but millions of buildings across the country still get water from old lead service lines that could last for decades more.  But digging up lead pipes is expensive. Flint has only done so thanks partly to a $100 million infusion from the federal government in the wake of the crisis.  proposed regulation, the EPA said that “due to the financial and …

Last of the Summer Wine actress Kaplan dies

Report End of Twitter post by @LangfordBarry Last of the Summer Wine ran from 1973 to 2010, taking a comical look at the lives of the elderly residents of a Yorkshire town. Kaplan told Kent Life in 2012 she first got the role as Pearl when it toured the UK as a play in 1984. Creator and writer Roy Clarke then wrote Pearl into the TV series as one of the permanent characters. Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Juliette Kaplan worked as an actress throughout her life Kaplan also appeared in TV shows including EastEnders, Brookside and Doctors, but the role of Pearl was the most enduring of her career. She said she helped create her character’s distinctive look, complete …