Britain may be joining the fight in Syria. The Parliament is expected to back Prime Minister David Cameron’s request to conduct air strikes against ISIS there.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said they’ll devote nearly all their wealth — roughly $45 billion — to good works in celebration of their new baby daughter, Max. Mark’s wife, Priscilla, gave birth to a 7-pound, 8-ounce daughter last week. The Zuckerburgs said over time, commit 99 percent of their Facebook stockholdings to such causes as fighting disease, improving education and ‘building strong communities.’
Reports that one of this year’s hottest toys may be a potential fire hazard. For one family had their hover board catch fire in their home—and their home burned down. Millions are buying the new hoverboards—-was it the batteries or something else. Ebay says they are selling a board every 12 seconds.
Neighbors speak out against development plan at Austin Oaks– speaking out against a proposed Planned Unit Development, known as a PUD. It’s hard to miss the signs in neighbors’ yards, that read “STOP THE PUD”. The development is planned for Spicewood Springs Road near MoPac. Neighbors say initial plans included 17-story high rises–says that’s just too tall. They want any new development capped at five stories, which is currently the average for most buildings in this area.
A broken water pipe in Austin leaked 105 million gallons of water before being repaired. Austin Water said it took a while to locate the leak. It happened in East Austin in one of the largest pipes in the city.