It’s the difference between listening to Shakespeare being read by Brain Blessed instead of Patrick Stewart. Both would be enjoyable but one would be better nuanced. My younger brother had a great knack of extracting Sony Walkmans from my father. They were meant to be...
Can we address the issues now facing us? Can you put your own self-promotion aside?Dear elected politicians of any sort, please can we address the issues now facing us? Can you put your own self-promotion aside? For those of you who are career politicians and have no...
It's unlikely we will ever see a commercial avaiation success story like the Boeing 747 It was conceived on a fishing trip between the CEOs of PAN AM and Boeing. When finally created in 1969 it was the biggest airliner in the world, first wide bodied and 'two tier'...
The No Sweat Shakespeare website is a labor of love from London-based father and son Shakespeare enthusiasts John and Warren King.To commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare we wanted to put together some interesting facts about him, however whilst researching...
There is another scene of imprisoned foreign sex workers who are made to look dumb and gullible, thinking that Batman is some sort of devil This isn't a review of the new movie; Batman vs Superman, it is more of a comment on observations during the film. I walked out...
He never sold out to the corporate part of the music industryPrince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) 2016 has delivered several blows already and this one is also mighty. Prince was renowned as an innovator and was widely known for his eclectic work,...
The specifications and appearance are reminiscent of the the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 Kahn at the Geneva motor show revealed what had to be one of the stranger concept cars. Code named 'Mission 1', it's a 6x6 version of their Flying Huntsman. It is based on the Land...
Evolution of pandemic coronavirus outlines path...
on 29 May | 2020 at 20:12
A team of scientists studying the origin of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that has caused the COVID-19 pandemic, found that it was especially well-suited to jump from animals to humans by shapeshifting as it gained the ability to infect human cells.
Astronomers discover new class of cosmic...
on 26 May | 2020 at 20:11
Analysis of two cosmic explosions indicates to astronomers that the pair, along with a puzzling blast from 2018, constitute a new type of event, with similarities to some supernovae and gamma-ray bursts, but also with significant differences.
Increased fertility for women with Neanderthal...
on 26 May | 2020 at 19:17
One in three women in Europe inherited the receptor for progesterone from Neanderthals -- a gene variant associated with increased fertility, fewer bleedings during early pregnancy and fewer miscarriages, according to new research.
Bumblebees speed up flowering
on 26 May | 2020 at 17:46
When pollen is in short supply, bumblebees damage plant leaves in a way that accelerates flower production, new research reveals.
Rarely heard narwhal vocalizations
on 26 May | 2020 at 16:40
With the help of Inuit hunters, geophysicists recently recorded the various calls, buzzes, clicks and whistles of narwhals as they summered in a Greenland fjord. The recordings help scientists better understand the soundscape of Arctic glacial fjords and provide valuable insight into the behavior […]
Dinosaur-dooming asteroid struck Earth at...
on 26 May | 2020 at 15:13
New simulations have revealed the asteroid that doomed the dinosaurs struck Earth at the 'deadliest possible' angle.
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George Floyd death: Clashes across US as...
on 30 May | 2020 at 09:47
Crowds rally at the White House among other places over the death in police custody of George Floyd.
SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts set for second try
on 30 May | 2020 at 07:55
SpaceX will need to beat the weather to get Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken into orbit.
Coronavirus: Bill Gates ‘microchip’...
on 29 May | 2020 at 23:37
Fact-checking vaccine claims - including ones about the ex-Microsoft boss and a dubious cow-dung trial.
90-year-old woman tries to help grandson during...
on 29 May | 2020 at 23:33
Bodycam footage shows a woman, dressed in a nightgown, seem to fall onto her grandson during the incident.
'You can't ask people to die': Coronavirus woes...
on 29 May | 2020 at 23:14
A new deadline to restructure the country's debt is just days away.
Akinwumi Adesina: Why the US is targeting a...
on 29 May | 2020 at 23:11
The US pushes for new inquiry into allegations of corruption against the African Development Bank boss.