Inside Kebbi’s floods of fury, pains and tears

With his head bowed in agony and his voice drowned by the raving waves, Abubakar Maidama Kalango, a rice and millet farmer in Kebbi State, began to move to Mohammed Nasiru, an emergency boat operator, to come to his aid. Kalango, a rice and millet farmer in Bernin Kebbi, was doing very well in Duku […]

Reports of Mail Theft in Pennsylvania County Trump Flipped and Won in 2016

On Monday state police shared information with the public about the thefts, along with guidance on how to minimize the risk of stolen mail. In a press release shared with Newsweek Tuesday morning, state police noted that individuals have removed “checks, cash and other valuable documents” from the Postal Service’s blue mailboxes. In light of […]

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman Ride Into the Future on Electric Harleys in ‘Long Way Up’

The Hollywood stars/motorcycle enthusiasts start their epic journey fittingly at the “end of the world” (where we also find ourselves in 2020), or rather Ushuaia, Argentina, the southernmost city in the world. At the tip of South America they embark on a 13,000-mile journey over 100 days through 16 border crossings and 13 countries all […]

10 Times Ewan McGregor Owned The Screen—Yes, We’re Including The Prequels

McGregor sings his heart out to portraying the jealousy and anger within the lovelorn Christian. Unable to keep his emotions in check, Christian has fallen madly in love with the courtesan Satine (Nicole Kidman). To channel Christian’s innermost thoughts and desires, director Baz Luhrmann uses the lyrics of The Police’s “Roxanne” in the rousing musical […]

Garbage has never looked as cool as these Pacific Garbage Patch sunglasses

By one estimate, five trillion pieces of plastic are in the world’s oceans and up to 14 million metric tons of additional plastic enters the oceans each year. The Ocean Cleanup has taken on the challenge of trying to design technology that can collect plastic from areas such as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a […]

Wonderchef Nutri-Pot: High-pressure job

Do I want it in my kitchen? Not particularly. Especially because when I have to make soup, I must still put it through the mixie. So I’d rather do a soup-maker. Also, my microwave has a yoghurt-making option, and I am way past the baby-food stage. So I’m an old cook you can’t teach new […]

‘Aircraft carrier trials to begin soon’

From a value point of view, it’s just about ₹125 crore, but this contract, signed amidst the pandemic in July, is significant for us because of its technology and because it offers us a strong learning curve. We think there’s a market in India for boats and vessels that aren’t very large but where technology […]

Trump administration ends protections for iconic gray wolf

The move was slammed by conservation groups, which said that while wolf numbers have partly recovered since the animal was first listed in 1974, they remain “functionally extinct” in the vast majority of their former range.

China to play pivotal role in global biodiversity push

Considered by scientists to have the greatest range of biodiversity on the planet outside the tropics, China has an exotic wildlife portfolio that includes the eastern black crested gibbon, the South China tiger, and the amur leopard. The Chinese river dolphin is also a unique species but so few of them remain they are considered […]

Freshwater Five: radar casts doubt on guilty verdict for £53m cocaine haul

Finally, the ECDIS data shows the crew of a UKBA cutter monitoring the Oriane “had visuals” on its rear deck at the time the drugs were said to have been thrown off. However, there is no entry in the ship’s log indicating this took place.