State, local incentives lure 15 movie productions to Lafayette area

State local incentives lure 15 movie productions to Lafayette area

Excitement is growing in Lafayette as filming is expected to begin this week on a movie starring Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman and Josh Hutcherson of “The Hunger Games.” “57 Seconds” is a time-bending thriller based on the E.C. Tubbs story “Fallen Angel.”  Hutcherson plays a tech blogger, Franklin Fausti, who lands a major interview … Read more

Shorter workweek, cash to invest: Companies add perks to lure workers – Reuters

Shorter workweek cash to invest Companies add perks to lure

“It’s the toughest environment I’ve ever encountered, both in terms of recruitment and retention,” said Doug Brien, co-founder and CEO of real estate platform Mynd. Shorten the work week The shift to remote work during the pandemic has allowed more employees to work for companies outside of their hometown. For employers, which has made the … Read more

Feather phenomenon: Radar indicates stronger hurricanes lure, transport more birds

Journal Reference: Matthew S. Van Den Broeke. Bioscatter transport by tropical cyclones: insights from 10 years in the Atlantic basin. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 2021; DOI: 10.1002/rse2.225 Reports of birds being trapped in the center of hurricanes date back to at least the 19th century, when crews observed the phenomenon from the bows of … Read more