It is rather a disenchanting moment when the doctrine your parents subscribed to and expounded to you was not the armour you thought it was.It is a lie when people say 'children do not see colour' in reference to a person's skin tone. They do. It is just that they...
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...
Comet discovered to have its own northern lights
on 21 September | 2020 at 15:38
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko has its own far-ultraviolet aurora, data reveal. It is the first time such electromagnetic emissions in the far-ultraviolet have been documented on a celestial object other than a planet or moon.
Ancient volcanoes once boosted ocean carbon, but...
on 14 September | 2020 at 21:29
A new study of an ancient period that is considered the closest natural analog to the era of modern human carbon emissions has found that massive volcanism sent great waves of carbon into the oceans over thousands of years -- but that nature did not come close to matching what humans are doing […]
Possible marker of life spotted on Venus
on 14 September | 2020 at 15:22
Astronomers have discovered a rare molecule -- phosphine -- in the clouds of Venus. On Earth, this gas is only made industrially or by microbes that thrive in oxygen-free environments. Astronomers have speculated for decades that high clouds on Venus could offer a home for microbes -- floating free […]
New Hubble data suggests there is an ingredient...
on 10 September | 2020 at 19:03
Recent observations have found that something may be missing from the theories of how dark matter behaves. This missing ingredient may explain why researchers have uncovered an unexpected discrepancy between observations of the dark matter concentrations in a sample of massive galaxy clusters and […]
High-fidelity record of Earth's climate history...
on 10 September | 2020 at 19:03
Scientists have compiled a continuous, high-fidelity record of variations in Earth's climate extending 66 million years into the past. The record reveals four distinctive climate states, which the researchers dubbed Hothouse, Warmhouse, Coolhouse, and Icehouse. These major climate states persisted […]
How coronavirus took hold in North America and in...
on 10 September | 2020 at 19:02
Early interventions were effective at stamping out coronavirus infections before they spread, according to a new study. Combining virus genomics with epidemiologic simulations and travel records, the research shows that in both the United States and in Europe, sustained transmission networks became […]
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North Korea 'killed and burned South Korean...
on 24 September | 2020 at 04:15
The man had disappeared from a patrol boat near the border, said the South Korean defence ministry.
Breonna Taylor: Two officers shot during...
on 24 September | 2020 at 03:41
Protesters are on the streets in Louisville, after no officers were charged over Ms Taylor's death.
US election: Trump won't commit to peaceful...
on 24 September | 2020 at 03:38
The president also predicted the US election result would be determined before the Supreme Court.
Pilot whales Tasmania: Rescuing whales in...
on 24 September | 2020 at 02:54
Nearly 400 whales have died in Australia's worst stranding. Jools Farrell told the BBC how rescuers help those still alive.
Westpac bank to pay record Australian fine over...
on 24 September | 2020 at 01:14
Westpac failed to adequately report 19 million transactions, some allegedly linked to child exploitation.
'How Ruth Bader Ginsburg personally shaped our...
on 23 September | 2020 at 23:43
A plaintiff, a student and a politician speak about the late Supreme Court justice's powerful influence.