And parts re use within Bionicle was never really a problem, because they were all sort of developed within the same style language. But when it appeared in a non Bionicle set like Hero Factory, they definitely stuck out to my brain, and I was like “huh, Bionicle parts”. Hero Factory and Bionicle were such different styles that didn really mesh the same way that Throwbots and RoboRider parts did into the early G1 of Bionicle..

Finally, for a bit of holiday weirdness, the place to be in recent years has been out by the Russian River, where the marvelously eccentric Pegasus Theater holds an annual variety show extravaganza. This year, it features elves and reindeer gang fighting to music from West Side Story, Santa going head to head with the Dalai Lama (make that the Lama with lots of lively choir music, quirky political satire, cute little children and singing and dancing Hanukkah candles. Written by Andrea van Dyke and Steven Fowler, the popular show gets five performances only, Dec.

Regulators around the world, meanwhile, have been more skeptical of Google: The European Union has issued the company $9 billion in competition related fines over the past three years.Facebook, Google face off against a formidable new foe: State attorneys generalThe states’ investigation is led by Texas’ Paxton and seven other attorneys general, four Democrats and four Republicans in total. Every state except Alabama and California, the home of Silicon Valley, so far has signed onto the bipartisan effort, as have Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. A spokeswoman for California’s attorney general did not immediately respond to a request for comment.Already, state officials have sent official legal demands for documents to the tech giant related to the investigation of online ads, Paxton told reporters.Ashley Moody, the Republican attorney general of Florida, said the states’ Google probe starts with the company’s vast data stores.

The Democratic led House on Thursday voted to strip Greene of her assignments on the House Education and Budget committees, with only 11 Republicans joining to support the move. “We are the party of Lincoln, we are not the party of QAnon or anti Semitism or Holocaust deniers, or white supremacy or conspiracy theories. That’s not who we are,” Cheney said.

There was a proposal that was reached. This offer was on all the issues we call core issues,” Galanti told Israeli Army radio.The core issues in Israeli Palestinian negotiations are considered to be the status of Jerusalem, borders and refugees.Rabbo, the Palestinian official, condemned not only Al Jazeera, but also the leadership of Qatar, where the network is based.”This is a first class political smear campaign and the decision comes from the highest level in Qatar,” Rabbo said, adding sarcastically, “and we thank the emir of Qatar on his commitment to transparency and to deliver the truth to a wider audience.”The government of Qatar had no immediate comment.On its website, Al Jazeera says it was “given unhindered access to the largest ever leak of confidential documents related to the Israeli Palestinian conflict.