The Pandemic Proved That Our Toilets Are Crap

The Pandemic Proved That Our Toilets Are Crap

In March of last year, the pandemic came knocking, and everyone was suddenly obsessed with—of all things—toilet paper. Store shelves emptied out and remained vacant. People were selfishly hoarding, onlookers claimed, or just wanted to feel a sense of control amid uncertainty. Others rightly pointed out that people simply needed more toilet paper than usual…

United States West prepares for possible First water scarcity statement

United States West prepares for possible First water scarcity statement

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The man-made lakes that store water supplying millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico are projected to shrink to historic lows in the coming months, dropping to levels that could trigger the federal government’s first-ever official shortage declaration and prompt cuts in Arizona and Nevada.The U.S. Bureau of…

David Shearer exit interview: South Sudan needs to hold elections

David Shearer exit interview: South Sudan needs to hold elections

David Shearer visits Akobo. Photo / SuppliedDavid Shearer said he’s leaving the top UN job in South Sudan convinced the world’s youngest nation has the potential to become a tourist destination to rival any country in East Africa and the oil and mineral riches to spur economic progress – if it can eliminate corruption and…

Gaia, the Scientist

Gaia, the Scientist

There exists a social hierarchy within science that strikes people who are not mixed up in it as ridiculous. It goes like this: Mathematicians are superior to Physicists, who are, in turn, superior to Chemists, who are of course, superior to Biologists. There’s also a pecking order within each of these disciplines. Take biology, for…

About Last Night: Staal champions 3-2 comeback against the Oilers

About Last Night: Staal champions 3-2 comeback against the Oilers

Down 2-0 to the start the third, the Montreal Canadiens scored three unanswered goals to complete the comeback Monday against the Oilers. Author of the article: Erik Leijon  •  Special to Montreal Gazette Eric Staal of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates his overtime goal against the Edmonton Oilers at the Bell Centre on April 5, 2021…

Battle Brothers (NS)

Battle Brothers (NS)

by Issa Maki , posted 17 hours ago / 611 ViewsIt’s not hard to turn a cold shoulder on the sheer amount of ports, remakes, and remasters on Nintendo Switch. Something like Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, with its enhanced graphics and brand-new epilogue is certainly worth consideration, but Capcom charging $19.99 for Devil May Cry 2 is absurd.…

Foreigners made to wait for vaccines in oil-rich Kuwait

Foreigners made to wait for vaccines in oil-rich Kuwait

The foreigners who power Kuwait’s economy, serve its society and make up 70% of its population are struggling to get coronavirus vaccines. nlike other Gulf Arab states that have administered doses to masses of foreign workers in a race to reach herd immunity, the oil-rich sheikhdom has come under fire for vaccinating its own people…

How Difficult Is It To Be A Profitable Trader

How Difficult Is It To Be A Profitable Trader

Img source: unsplash.com Nowadays, trading, especially if online, has become a very lucrative business. Of course, it is that way for those who have the talent or a great desire to succeed. Today, the online market is almost endless, and you can trade with almost everything – from stocks, through gold, oil, to cryptocurrencies. If…

‘No one in Asia knows weed better than the Thais’: brand-new cash crop turning the kingdom green

‘No one in Asia knows weed better than the Thais’: brand-new cash crop turning the kingdom green

By Duncan Forgan If Anutin Charnvirakul has planned to bond himself with cannabis, he has gone about it the right way. Over the past year or so, Thailand’s current health minister has not missed an opportunity to display his weed-friendly credentials. Images of him sniffing cannabidiol (CBD) oil in parliament, planting cannabis seedlings in a…

New oil palm map to notify policy and landscape-level planning

New oil palm map to notify policy and landscape-level planning

IMAGE: The extent and year of detection of oil palm plantations zoomed into four locations: Krabi, Thailand, Johor in Malaysia, Central Kalimantan and Riau in South Sumatra, Indonesia. view more  Credit: Image produced using QGIS IIASA researchers have used Sentinel 1 satellite imagery from the European Space Agency to produce a map of the extent and…

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