Blogs by Marco Bitran

Best Long-lasting Hard Disk Drives for NAS 2020: Synology, QNAP

Best Long-lasting Hard Disk Drives for NAS 2020: Synology, QNAP

The best hard drives for NAS enclosures are designed to run 24/7 and deliver solid day-to-day performance. Brands like Seagate and Western Digital now offer several NAS-focused hard drives that excel at long-term reliability, with the Seagate IronWolf in particular standing out. These are the best hard drives you can buy for your NAS today…

Read More »
Exclusive: Iranian vessel loads with Venezuelan alumina, amid closer ties

Exclusive: Iranian vessel loads with Venezuelan alumina, amid closer ties

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela/NEW YORK (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged vessel loaded a cargo of alumina in Venezuela this month after delivering supplies for an Iranian supermarket in the South American nation, three sources familiar with the shipment said, in the latest sign of closer ties between the U.S.-sanctioned nations.FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro attends the…

Read More »
Exclusive: Iranian vessel loads with Venezuelan alumina, amid closer ties

Exclusive: Iranian vessel loads with Venezuelan alumina, amid closer ties

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela/NEW YORK (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged vessel loaded a cargo of alumina in Venezuela this month after delivering supplies for an Iranian supermarket in the South American nation, three sources familiar with the shipment said, in the latest sign of closer ties between the U.S.-sanctioned nations.FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro attends the…

Read More »
Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Jack Sherman dead at 64

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Jack Sherman dead at 64

Morgan Hines, USA TODAY Published 8:50 a.m. ET Aug. 22, 2020 | Updated 10:46 a.m. ET Aug. 22, 2020CLOSE Jack Sherman played on their debut album and contributed to several others. WochitJack Sherman, a guitarist who played on the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ debut album and toured the United States with the group, has died of…

Read More »
Column: Petroleum market is beginning to hear echoes of coal’s death

Column: Petroleum market is beginning to hear echoes of coal’s death

LAUNCESTON, Australia (Reuters) – If 2020 had been anything close to a normal year, the oil and gas industry would have just wrapped up its annual gathering in Singapore, most likely reassured of its ongoing essential role in humanity’s future.An undated picture shows the Iranian-owned Sabiti oil tanker sailing in Red Sea. National Iranian Oil…

Read More »
2020 Roush Ford Ranger Truck

2020 Roush Ford Ranger Truck

2020 Roush Ford Ranger Truck Roush Performance is taking its expertise to the 2020 Ford Ranger with a suite of suspension and exterior upgrades. While the 270 horsepower, 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine remains untouched, Roush collaborated with Fox for new dampers and springs that substantially improve on and offroad capability. 32-inch General Grabber ATX tires on bespoke…

Read More »
Steve McQueen’s Cooper T-56 Formula Junior Race Car

Steve McQueen’s Cooper T-56 Formula Junior Race Car

Steve McQueen’s Cooper T-56 Formula Junior Race Car Cars and Hollywood have gone hand-in-hand since the start of the film industry, but no one represented that better than Steve McQueen. McQueen was a fan of anything with wheels and a competent driver in his own right, as evidenced this 1961 Cooper T-56 owned by the actor.…

Read More »
Lunaz Electric Classic Rolls-Royces

Lunaz Electric Classic Rolls-Royces

Lunaz Electric Classic Rolls-Royces Tradition, luxury, the feeling of importance as you approach your destination — this is the atmosphere that can only be conveyed by the gold standard in automobiles, Rolls-Royce. A luxury car like the classic Phantom with its British cigars-and-brandy aura and handbuilt craftsmanship will never truly be made again, so Lunaz Design…

Read More »
Sacha Jafri’s The Journey of Humanity

Sacha Jafri’s The Journey of Humanity

Sacha Jafri’s The Journey of Humanity Right now in the ballroom of Dubai’s Atlantis resort, British artist Sacha Jafri is hard at work creating the world’s largest canvas painting. Entitled The Journey of Humanity, the epic art piece will measure in at 1,800 square feet and is expected to be revealed this November. Once it’s complete,…

Read More »
Is Carnival Stock a Buy?

Is Carnival Stock a Buy?

The cruise company is facing an extended pause as the pandemic rages on, even while some of its brands resume sailing next month. With the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, the cruise industry is facing a historically tough challenge. As numerous countries imposed lockdowns and closed borders, cruise companies joined airlines in…

Read More »
Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Test

Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Test

Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Test A majority of experts agree that fast, cheap testing is key to containing the spread of COVID-19. That’s exactly what Abbott’s new BinaxNOW antigen test provides. The credit card-sized test uses specimens from a simple nasal swab and lateral flow technology to deliver 97.1% accurate positive readings and 98.5% accurate negative readings…

Read More »
Puma Calibrate Runner Sneakers

Puma Calibrate Runner Sneakers

Puma Calibrate Runner Sneakers Puma debuts their XETIC technology with the Calibrate Runner Sneakers. The revolutionary cushioning was created in collaboration with MIT Design Lab and is a combination of mechanical cushioning and foam. Aside from its futuristic look, the innovative midsole offers precise compression for optimum comfort and rebound with every step while a rubber…

Read More »
Microsoft Xbox Series S Console

Microsoft Xbox Series S Console

Microsoft Xbox Series S Console The Series X has gotten most of the attention, but rumored all along was a smaller, more affordable next-gen Xbox. It’s now been confirmed. Dubbed the Series S, it’s the most compact console yet from the company, keeping the X’s rectangular form but in a 60% smaller, white package not all…

Read More »
The Mediterranean stability

The Mediterranean stability

The Greek government has secretly expelled more than 1,000 refugees from Europe’s borders in recent months, sailing many of them to the edge of Greek territorial waters and then abandoning them in inflatable and sometimes overburdened life rafts. Since March, at least 1,072 asylum seekers have been dropped at sea by Greek officials in at…

Read More »
Omega Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond Numbered Edition Watch

Omega Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond Numbered Edition Watch

Omega Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond Numbered Edition Watch Omega’s partnership with James Bond adds a special Seamaster timepiece to coincide with 007’s 50th anniversary. The new diver features a 42mm platinum gold case with a platinum-gold plate on its side, engraved with each Numbered Edition number. The 007 influence is visible throughout the design of…

Read More »
Sportswomen tell BBC survey about ‘scary’ social media abuse

Sportswomen tell BBC survey about ‘scary’ social media abuse

Elite British sportswomen have spoken out about “horrific abuse” on social media, telling a BBC Sport survey about constant comments on their appearance and sexist remarks questioning their right to play sport.Almost a third of respondents to the biggest women’s sport study ever carried out by BBC Sport had been trolled – a figure that…

Read More »
‘Tenet’ reviews are in. Here’s what the critics are saying.

‘Tenet’ reviews are in. Here’s what the critics are saying.

By Kellen Beck2020-08-21 17:05:24 UTC Reviews are out for Christopher Nolan’s latest movie Tenet, which is coming to select countries on Aug. 26 due to COVID-19 before its U.S. debut in some theaters on Sept. 3. While the thrills and action that fill this mysterious film shine for many critics, many are also pointing to…

Read More »
This well-known cruise line just canceled every sailing through March

This well-known cruise line just canceled every sailing through March

Advertiser Disclosure Many of the credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all credit card companies or all…

Read More »
Mauritius arrests captain of Japanese oil spill ship

Mauritius arrests captain of Japanese oil spill ship

By Giulia Paravicini(Reuters) – Mauritius has arrested the captain of a Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground off its coast, causing a devastating oil spill in one of the world’s most pristine maritime environments, police said on Tuesday.The MV Wakashio struck a coral reef off the Indian Ocean island on July 25 and began spilling…

Read More »
BeiBei Vacation BSC Marine Base/ Benjai architecture

BeiBei Vacation BSC Marine Base/ Benjai architecture

BeiBei Holiday BSC Marine Base / Benjai architecture© Ripei Qiu+ 31AreaArea of this architecture project Area:  988 m²YearCompletion year of this architecture project Year:  2020 PhotographsPhotographs:  Ripei QiuManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: PancolorMore SpecsLess Specs © Ripei QiuSymbiotic | Fitting the environmentThe project is located in the Blue Coast of Qinhuangdao City,…

Read More »
The ship bring the ammonium nitrate that blew up in Beirut was abandoned in 2014 by a Russian business person, who has stated nothing considering that the surge

The ship bring the ammonium nitrate that blew up in Beirut was abandoned in 2014 by a Russian business person, who has stated nothing considering that the surge

A 2010 stock image of the MV Rhosus cargo ship, overlaid with an image from a video posted on social media of the explosion in Beirut on Tuesday. Hasenpusch/picture alliance via Getty Images/Business Insider A cargo ship that brought 2,750 tons of explosive material to Beirut in 2013 belonged to a Russian businessman named Igor…

Read More »
Oh, to be a cat in a plastic container sailing around a bathtub

Oh, to be a cat in a plastic container sailing around a bathtub

Photo: Jeremy Hogan (Getty Images)Sometimes, you can relax by proxy if you’re lucky enough to happen upon the right set of sounds or images. There are plenty of people who’ve figured out that ASMR videos of turtles eating food or a fake nurse whispering her way through a COVID exam do it for them, but…

Read More »
Spiritfarer Is A Chill, Touching Take On A Stressful Genre

Spiritfarer Is A Chill, Touching Take On A Stressful Genre

Screenshot: Thunder Lotus GamesSpiritfarer, which is described by developer Thunder Lotus Games as a “cozy management game about dying,” came out yesterday for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC. I’m only a few hours into this massive, striking game—it’s reportedly 30 to 40 hours long—but those words seem remarkably accurate so far. To…

Read More »
Factbox: Strait of Hormuz: the world’s crucial oil artery

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz: the world’s crucial oil artery

(Reuters) – The U.S. military on Wednesday said Iranian forces briefly boarded a Liberian-flagged oil near the Strait of Hormuz, heightening tensions in the world’s busiest oil waterway. Sources said the Iranian action was retaliation against the Greek owner of some of the vessels that were carrying fuel to Venezuela. The cargoes are covered by…

Read More »
Hamilton limps to record British GP win after late puncture

Hamilton limps to record British GP win after late puncture

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) – A lucky Lewis Hamilton limped home to a record seventh British Grand Prix victory with his heart in his mouth, a prayer on his lips and three wheels on his car after a last-lap puncture on Sunday. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the race on the podium with the trophy Pool via…

Read More »
In Georgia and Wisconsin, smoother elections this time

In Georgia and Wisconsin, smoother elections this time

(Reuters) – After messy primaries marred by long lines and chaos earlier this year, Wisconsin and Georgia held another round of elections on Tuesday with fewer reported problems – but enough glitches to raise warning flags for the real test in November. FILE PHOTO: Voters line up at Christian City, an assisted living home, to…

Read More »
FACTBOX-Strait of Hormuz: the world’s most important oil artery

FACTBOX-Strait of Hormuz: the world’s most important oil artery

Aug 14 (Reuters) – The U.S. military on Wednesday said Iranian forces briefly boarded a Liberian-flagged oil near the Strait of Hormuz, heightening tensions in the world’s busiest oil waterway. Sources said the Iranian action was retaliation against the Greek owner of some of the vessels that were carrying fuel to Venezuela. The cargoes are…

Read More »
Iran official: No Iranian ships or fuel cargoes have been seized: IRNA

Iran official: No Iranian ships or fuel cargoes have been seized: IRNA

DUBAI (Reuters) – No Iranian ships or gasoline cargoes have been seized, an unnamed official told Iran’s state news agency on Friday, following reports that four Iranian fuel cargoes had been transferred to other ships for transport to U.S. waters.”Iran, as it has repeatedly stated, will not tolerate any such hostile actions … and has…

Read More »
Alaska cruise cut short after passenger tests positive for COVID-19

Alaska cruise cut short after passenger tests positive for COVID-19

The ship was carrying 63 passengers and crew.August 7, 2020, 9:17 PM5 min read One of the first U.S. cruises to resume sailing amid the novel coronavirus pandemic was cut short after a passenger tested positive for COVID-19. The 63 passengers and crew aboard the UnCruise Adventures’ ship were just three days into their Alaskan…

Read More »
In Lawsuit, Cruise Line Crew Members State They’re ‘Effectively Imprisoned’ on Stranded Ships, Working Without Pay

In Lawsuit, Cruise Line Crew Members State They’re ‘Effectively Imprisoned’ on Stranded Ships, Working Without Pay

Crew members say they’ve been trapped aboard Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line ships for months without pay, “effectively held hostage” during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a class action lawsuit filed in federal court on Tuesday. The suit alleges that thousands of workers have been “unnecessarily kept on the ships for months on end, many thousands…

Read More »
Norwegian officials are rushing to locate cruise liner travelers after dozens in recent cruisings tested positive for the coronavirus

Norwegian officials are rushing to locate cruise liner travelers after dozens in recent cruisings tested positive for the coronavirus

Norwegian officials are working to contact passengers who traveled on two Arctic cruises after dozens of people — mostly staff — have tested positive. At least 36 staff members have tested positive, according to a Reuters report, in addition to at least four passengers from the two separate voyages. Officials said “messages have been sent to all…

Read More »
How to view SpaceX bring NASA astronauts back to Earth this weekend

How to view SpaceX bring NASA astronauts back to Earth this weekend

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley strapped into Crew Dragon prior to the launch scrub May 27. SpaceX Update, Aug. 2, 11:54 a.m. PT: Crew Dragon has successfully splashed down. Read about it here.The SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission has been smooth sailing so far for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug…

Read More »
Lack of market turbulence is the key factor preventing Congress from forging a stimulus deal, global strategy chief at world’s largest investment firm says

Lack of market turbulence is the key factor preventing Congress from forging a stimulus deal, global strategy chief at world’s largest investment firm says

} CNBC TV BlackRock’s Mike Pyle told Bloomberg that a “chicken and egg problem” could be to blame for why Congress hasn’t reached a deal for a new stimulus. The problem: Markets have already priced in that a deal will be reached, and their lack of turbulence has gotten rid of any urgency Congress has…

Read More »
SpaceX splashdown: Watch live as NASA astronauts return to Earth Sunday

SpaceX splashdown: Watch live as NASA astronauts return to Earth Sunday

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley strapped into Crew Dragon prior to the launch scrub May 27. SpaceX Update, Aug. 2, 11:54 a.m. PT: Crew Dragon has successfully splashed down. Read about it here.The SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission has been smooth sailing so far for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug…

Read More »
SpaceX splashdown: How to view NASA astronauts go back to Earth Sunday

SpaceX splashdown: How to view NASA astronauts go back to Earth Sunday

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley strapped into Crew Dragon prior to the launch scrub May 27. SpaceX Update, Aug. 2, 11:54 a.m. PT: Crew Dragon has successfully splashed down. Read about it here.The SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission has been smooth sailing so far for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug…

Read More »
Mauritius says almost all oil removed from damaged Japanese ship

Mauritius says almost all oil removed from damaged Japanese ship

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Mauritius’ Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said on Wednesday nearly all remaining oil had been removed from a damaged Japanese ship, which leaked about 1,000 tonnes in a threat to tourism already hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. “At the time I’m talking to you, almost all the oil has been removed from the…

Read More »
UPDATE 1-NZ central bank expands bond-buying, flags negative rates as nation locks down again

UPDATE 1-NZ central bank expands bond-buying, flags negative rates as nation locks down again

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – New Zealand’s central bank surprised markets on Wednesday by expanding its bond-buying programme and warned that policy rates might have to go below zero to revive the coronavirus-battered economy as the country was plunged back into lockdown. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand expanded its large scale asset purchase (LSAP) programme to…

Read More »
Mauritius says almost all oil removed from damaged Japanese ship

Mauritius says almost all oil removed from damaged Japanese ship

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Mauritius’ Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said on Wednesday nearly all remaining oil had been removed from a damaged Japanese ship, which leaked about 1,000 tonnes in a threat to tourism already hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Volunteers participate in the rescue mission at the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, belonging to a…

Read More »
New Zealand central bank expands bond-buying, flags negative rates as country locks down again

New Zealand central bank expands bond-buying, flags negative rates as country locks down again

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – New Zealand’s central bank surprised markets on Wednesday by expanding its bond-buying programme and warned that policy rates might have to go below zero to revive the coronavirus-battered economy as the country was plunged back into lockdown. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand expanded its large scale asset purchase (LSAP) programme to…

Read More »
Mauritius tourism, reeling from COVID, now hit by oil spill

Mauritius tourism, reeling from COVID, now hit by oil spill

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Tourist operators in Mauritius fear that an oil spill from a Japanese ship will further damage their businesses, already reeling from the coronavirus epidemic, and could cost jobs if their pristine beaches are spoiled. Tourism generated 63 billion rupees ($1.6 billion) for the economy last year. In May, the central bank said…

Read More »
UPDATE 1-Mauritius says almost all oil removed from damaged Japanese ship

UPDATE 1-Mauritius says almost all oil removed from damaged Japanese ship

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Mauritius’ Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said on Wednesday nearly all remaining oil had been removed from a damaged Japanese ship, which leaked about 1,000 tonnes in a threat to tourism already hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. “At the time I’m talking to you, almost all the oil has been removed from the…

Read More »
Australia will utilize robot boats to discover asylum candidates at sea

Australia will utilize robot boats to discover asylum candidates at sea

By David Hambling The Bluebottle uncrewed vessels can operate autonomously at seaOcius TechnologyAustralia is deploying a fleet of uncrewed robot boats to patrol its waters and monitor weather and wildlife. They will also flag boats potentially transporting asylum seekers, a plan that has concerned human rights groups. The 5-metre-long vessels, known as Bluebottles after an…

Read More »
Ship owners have a hard time to bring house crews amid coronavirus chaos

Ship owners have a hard time to bring house crews amid coronavirus chaos

LONDON (Reuters) – Shipping companies are still struggling to get hundreds of thousands of crew members back home after many months at sea despite pledges by countries to ease transit restrictions for seafarers, industry officials say. Countries including the UK, the United States, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and the Philippines pledged this month to…

Read More »
UPDATE 1-Libya’s NOC accuses UAE of being behind oil blockade

UPDATE 1-Libya’s NOC accuses UAE of being behind oil blockade

(Adds details, US statement) TUNIS, July 12 (Reuters) – Libya’s National Oil Corp (NOC) on Sunday accused the United Arab Emirates of instructing eastern forces in Libya’s civil war to reimpose a blockade of oil exports after the departure of a first tanker in six months. The UAE, along with Russia and Egypt, supports the…

Read More »
Study shows ancient contact between Polynesian and South American peoples

Study shows ancient contact between Polynesian and South American peoples

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New genetic research shows that there was mingling between ancient native peoples from Polynesia and South America, revealing a single episode of interbreeding roughly 800 years ago after an epic transoceanic journey. FILE PHOTO: A tourist walks next to the moai statues on Easter Island, October 29, 2003. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File PhotoThe question…

Read More »
Libya’s NOC accuses UAE of being behind oil blockade

Libya’s NOC accuses UAE of being behind oil blockade

TUNIS (Reuters) – Libya’s National Oil Corp (NOC) on Sunday accused the United Arab Emirates of instructing eastern forces in Libya’s civil war to reimpose a blockade of oil exports after the departure of a first tanker in six months. FILE PHOTO: A view shows the oil port of Es Sider, Libya, March 16, 2017.…

Read More »
Ship owners struggle to bring home crews amid coronavirus chaos

Ship owners struggle to bring home crews amid coronavirus chaos

LONDON (Reuters) – Shipping companies are still struggling to get hundreds of thousands of crew members back home after many months at sea despite pledges by countries to ease transit restrictions for seafarers, industry officials say. Countries including the UK, the United States, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and the Philippines pledged this month to…

Read More »
Omega x Alinghi Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Watch

Omega x Alinghi Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Watch

Omega x Alinghi Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Watch Omega and Swiss sailing brand Alinghi formed a partnership last year. While it’s already seen success on the water, with the team winning a GC32 world title last June, this is the first time it’s being leveraged for a timepiece. The Omega x Alinghi Speedmaster Dark…

Read More »
Study shows ancient contact between Polynesian and South American peoples

Study shows ancient contact between Polynesian and South American peoples

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New genetic research shows that there was mingling between ancient native peoples from Polynesia and South America, revealing a single episode of interbreeding roughly 800 years ago after an epic transoceanic journey. FILE PHOTO: A native Rapa Nui girl jumps into the sea on Anakena beach on Easter, October 26, 2003. REUTERS/Carlos…

Read More »
Apple expands its complimentary coding courses and products for educators

Apple expands its complimentary coding courses and products for educators

Apple today announced its plans for a new, free resource aimed at helping educators of all skill levels gain the ability to teach both Swift and Xcode — the latest in Apple’s educational initiatives focused on encouraging more students to learn app development. On July 13, Apple will begin offering free online training to educators…

Read More »
Trump news – live: President says coronavirus is a ‘downer’ as men seen forcing open back door of Chinese consulate in Houston

Trump news – live: President says coronavirus is a ‘downer’ as men seen forcing open back door of Chinese consulate in Houston

Donald Trump offered Ghislaine Maxwell his best wishes during a White House press briefing: Getty ImagesDonald Trump lashed out at his Democratic rivals in Washington by branding them “Stone Cold Left – Venezuela on steroids!” after the House of Representatives voted in favour of the No Ban Act, moving to repeal his travel ban on…

Read More »
Engine breakdown leaves BC Ferries guests stranded on the water for hours

Engine breakdown leaves BC Ferries guests stranded on the water for hours

VANCOUVER — Hundreds of people were stranded on Vancouver Island Sunday night after a mechanical failure on a BC Ferries vessel. It happened on the Coast Renaissance vessel during the 8:15 p.m. sailing between Nanaimo and Tsawwassen. “A few minutes into the sailing the mechanical failure took place, it was, we believe, due to an…

Read More »
NZ govt freezes public funding of America’s Cup

NZ govt freezes public funding of America’s Cup

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s government said on Thursday it would halt public funding for the body organising next year’s America’s Cup pending the outcome of an investigation into “financial and structural matters”. FILE PHOTO: America’s Cup finals – Hamilton, Bermuda – June 26, 2017 – Emirates Team New Zealand celebrates with the America’s Cup…

Read More »
Sail Freight Projects Around the World

Sail Freight Projects Around the World

Sail-powered shipping is experiencing a revival! We couldn’t find a current list of all the various projects around the world that are attempting (and doing) to bring back sail freight, so we made one!Photo by FairtransportThe Tres Hombres is currently the premiere commercially operating sail cargo ship in the world. The 32 meter schooner Tres Hombres has…

Read More »
Team NZ informed police of loss in alleged email fraud

Team NZ informed police of loss in alleged email fraud

FILE PHOTO: Sailing – America’s Cup finals – Hamilton, Bermuda – June 26, 2017 – Emirates Team New Zealand celebrates with the America’s Cup trophy in 2017 after defeating Oracle Team USA. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File PhotoWELLINGTON (Reuters) – America’s Cup holders Team New Zealand (TNZ) said on Wednesday they had asked police to investigate an alleged…

Read More »
Leganes survival bid dented by goalless draw at Eibar

Leganes survival bid dented by goalless draw at Eibar

(Reuters) – La Liga strugglers Leganes did little to boost their survival bid as they played out a 0-0 draw on the road against lowly Eibar at the Ipurua Municipal Stadium on Thursday. The best chance of the first half fell to Leganes forward Aitor Ruibal but his effort from the edge of the box…

Read More »
Leganes survival bid dented by goalless draw at Eibar

Leganes survival bid dented by goalless draw at Eibar

(Reuters) – La Liga strugglers Leganes did little to boost their survival bid as they played out a 0-0 draw on the road against lowly Eibar at the Ipurua Municipal Stadium on Thursday. The best chance of the first half fell to Leganes forward Aitor Ruibal but his effort from the edge of the box…

Read More »
Bayern whip Leverkusen 4-2 to win 20th German Cup title

Bayern whip Leverkusen 4-2 to win 20th German Cup title

BERLIN (Reuters) – Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich kept their hopes of a treble alive after a dominant 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen to lift the German Cup for a record-extending 20th time at the Olympiastadion on Saturday. Soccer Football – DFB Cup – Final – Bayer Leverkusen v Bayern Munich – Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany -…

Read More »
Bayern whip Leverkusen 4-2 to win 20th German Cup title

Bayern whip Leverkusen 4-2 to win 20th German Cup title

Soccer Football – DFB Cup – Final – Bayer Leverkusen v Bayern Munich – Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany – July 4, 2020 Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer celebrates with the trophy and teammates after winning the DFB Cup, following the resumption of play behind closed doors after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Sohn/Pool via…

Read More »
This $13,000 electrical surfboard appears like it floats in air above the water and can increase to 28 miles per hour– here’s how it works

This $13,000 electrical surfboard appears like it floats in air above the water and can increase to 28 miles per hour– here’s how it works

Fliteboard. Fliteboard Fliteboard sells the Fliteboard efoil, a battery-powered hydro craft.It looks like a surfboard, but moves above the water without relying on waves.It can go nearly 30 miles per hour, depending on the customization options. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Australian company Fliteboard introduced its first e-surfboard in 2018. Founder David Trewern has…

Read More »
Australian fugitive ‘discovered concealing in ship’s air vent’

Australian fugitive ‘discovered concealing in ship’s air vent’

Image copyright NSW POLICE Image caption Police found the man hiding on board the bulk carrier A criminal suspect who allegedly tried to flee Australia on a yacht has been apprehended after he was found hiding in an air-conditioning vent on a ship.Police said the man, 31, was facing a sexual assault charge in Sydney.On…

Read More »
Mysterious GPS signals reveal ghost ships sailing in wide circles off San Francisco coast

Mysterious GPS signals reveal ghost ships sailing in wide circles off San Francisco coast

Shipping data appeared to show nine ships near San Francisco, but were in reality miles away: EPASo-called ‘phantom ships’ thought to be sailing in wide circles near San Francisco were actually thousands of miles away, according to expert analysis.Bjorn Bergman, who had been examining tracking data for commercial ships, spotted the strange patterns throughout 2019.“The…

Read More »
Sailing: Team New Zealand victim of ‘sinister attack,’ says Dalton

Sailing: Team New Zealand victim of ‘sinister attack,’ says Dalton

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton said on Friday there had been a “deliberate” and “sinister” attempt to damage their reputation ahead of their America’s Cup defence and that they were working with the government to address the issues. FILE PHOTO: Grant Dalton, managing director of Emirates Team New Zealand, smiles during…

Read More »
Sailing: Group New Zealand informed police of loss in alleged email scams

Sailing: Group New Zealand informed police of loss in alleged email scams

FILE PHOTO: Sailing – America’s Cup finals – Hamilton, Bermuda – June 26, 2017 – Emirates Team New Zealand celebrates with the America’s Cup trophy in 2017 after defeating Oracle Team USA. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File PhotoWELLINGTON (Reuters) – America’s Cup holders Team New Zealand (TNZ) said on Wednesday they had asked police to investigate an alleged…

Read More »
Sailing: New Zealand government freezes public funding of America’s Cup

Sailing: New Zealand government freezes public funding of America’s Cup

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s government said on Thursday it would halt public funding for the body organising next year’s America’s Cup pending the outcome of an investigation into “financial and structural matters”. FILE PHOTO: Sailing – America’s Cup finals – Hamilton, Bermuda – June 26, 2017 – Emirates Team New Zealand celebrates with the…

Read More »
Sailing: Team New Zealand blames inside job for America’s Cup claims

Sailing: Team New Zealand blames inside job for America’s Cup claims

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Team New Zealand have blamed “informants” for spreading “highly defamatory and inaccurate” allegations about the body organising their America’s Cup defence, triggering government questions over “financial and structural matters”. FILE PHOTO: Sailing – America’s Cup finals – Hamilton, Bermuda – June 26, 2017 – Emirates Team New Zealand celebrates with the America’s…

Read More »
How Entrepreneurial Preparation Assists You Have Easier Cruising

How Entrepreneurial Preparation Assists You Have Easier Cruising

Being an entrepreneur is a state of mind, way of living. To get started in business, you have to be rigorous and have proper methods. Even if working in entrepreneurship is not what you might call entertainment — passion is essential. Be your own ally, and make your motivation and passion the main engine of…

Read More »
Star Wars however with tiny lightsabers

Star Wars however with tiny lightsabers

“This took an embarassing amount of time to do,” writes Yusi-D-Jordan. Star Wars Revenge of the Sith ‘Siege of Mandalore’ fan cut is near perfect While nothing will vindicate Episodes I and II, Star Wars Episode III is now available in a nearly redeeming cut! Ahsoka and Obi-Wan’s stories are so much deeper and more…

Read More »
Enjoy this relaxing walk along Tokyo’s Feline Street

Enjoy this relaxing walk along Tokyo’s Feline Street

I like to walk around Cat Street and its intriguing side streets every time I go to Tokyo. It’s full of eclectic little stores and cafes and there are surprises around every corner. Here’s a video that was recently taken on Cat Street and Omotesandō. I’m looking forward to returning. Image: YouTube Notebag appeals to…

Read More »
This work-from-home group surprises each day with insane outfits

This work-from-home group surprises each day with insane outfits

“My work team has been one-upping each other every day during our quarantine meetings with homemade costumes,” says IMGURian @squirrld1. “Here’s some of my favorites.” This is seriously epic. Go look at the whole gallery. I want to work with these people! My work team has been one-upping each other every day during our quarantine…

Read More »
The various Lego computer interfaces

The various Lego computer interfaces

Present & Correct, designer office/stationery online retailer and curator of a wonderful Instagram account, posted this fantastic collection of Lego computers. Quite a few appear to have integrated displays. As a youngster, I often liked adding an external screen as represented by a simple Lego window. Why the Cooper Black typeface is everywhere Vox made…

Read More »
Ohio protestor dies after being tear-gassed by police

Ohio protestor dies after being tear-gassed by police

Sarah Grossman, 22, died after being tear-gassed by police in Columbus, Ohio, reports the Dayton Daily News. Two days passed between her exposure to the gas and pepper spray and her death, but both family and investigators suspect a connection. Local authorities aren’t denying it, adds the New York Post. Grossman’s body showed no signs…

Read More »
Psychology of a killer

Psychology of a killer

Chris Watts killed his pregnant wife and two young children and buried them in a tank. This mini-documentary by Jim Can’t Swim (patreon) takes us through the bodycam footage of a cop called to his house after Shannon Watts failed to turn up to a rendezvous with a friend, and subsequent interview with detectives. It’s…

Read More »
POLICE OFFICERS, the Atari game videogame from 1994

POLICE OFFICERS, the Atari game videogame from 1994

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do? In 1994, Atari released COPS, a LaserDisc-based videogame based on the now-cancelled “reality” TV series. Above is rare footage of the gameplay. According to the International Arcade Museum description, “You play a cop who must either shoot armed criminals while protecting the innocent or chase after escaping criminals…

Read More »
After MLK’s assassination, this schoolteacher performed a famous social experiment to teach kids about bigotry

After MLK’s assassination, this schoolteacher performed a famous social experiment to teach kids about bigotry

On April 5, 1968, the day after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher Jane Elliott ran an incredible social experiment in her third grade classroom. Her “Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes” exercise identified the kids “as inferior or superior based solely upon the color of their eyes and exposes them to the experience of being…

Read More »
Fed-up cobbler styles extra-long social-distancing shoes

Fed-up cobbler styles extra-long social-distancing shoes

Romanian Cobbler Grigore Lup noticed that people weren’t following the rules of social distancing at his local market, so he decided to make long-nosed shoes as a response. His Euro size 75 shoes are specifically designed to keep people apart, “If two people wearing these shoes were facing each other, there would be almost one-and-a-half…

Read More »
‘Chosen the Wind’ gone from HBO Max

‘Chosen the Wind’ gone from HBO Max

The streaming service HBO Max has removed the Civil War racist fantasy film “Gone with the Wind” from its service. A spokesperson for HBO Max told CNN the film is “a product of its time and depicts some of the ethnic and racial prejudices that have, unfortunately, been commonplace in American society.” From CNN: “These…

Read More »
NASCAR prohibited the Confederate flag, prompting calls for a boycott

NASCAR prohibited the Confederate flag, prompting calls for a boycott

NASCAR is an activity in which humans sit in wheeled, self-propelled boxes and hold contests to see who can roll the fastest. Other humans surround the rolling boxes and cheer for their favorite. The humans who run this lucrative enterprise have decreed that it is no longer acceptable for the wheeled boxes to display images…

Read More »
The Real Problem With The Cruise Industry

The Real Problem With The Cruise Industry

Christine BN Chin is a professor and the dean of the School of International Service at American University. Her research focuses on global migration, including global tourism and the cruise industry. She is the author of “Cruising in the Global Economy: Profits, Pleasure and Work at Sea.” Cruise ships have garnered unprecedented global news media…

Read More »
Arkane Studios’ work on immersive sims shouldn’t be lost next generation

Arkane Studios’ work on immersive sims shouldn’t be lost next generation

Source: Arkane Studios Arkane Studios celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, but the path hasn’t always been smooth sailing. Its tumultuous past is fraught with game cancellations and near-bankruptcy, documented by Noclip in “The Untold History of Arkane,” before the studio found success in 2012’s Dishonored. This kicked off a sort of renaissance period for…

Read More »
Meet The People Who Can’t Wait To Get Back On A Cruise Ship

Meet The People Who Can’t Wait To Get Back On A Cruise Ship

Amber O’Hara was stuck at sea. But that didn’t ruin her appetite for another cruise. The Golden, Colo., retiree had been aboard the Azamara Pursuit for nearly two weeks when the industry decided to pause operations because of the coronavirus pandemic. She and her partner, Jim Ward, spent 29 days on board before disembarking in…

Read More »
Royal Caribbean extends its flexible cancellation policy through 2022 as the cruise industry battles to come back from the coronavirus crisis (RCL)

Royal Caribbean extends its flexible cancellation policy through 2022 as the cruise industry battles to come back from the coronavirus crisis (RCL)

Hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic, cruise companies are doing everything they can to entice customers to book now.Royal Caribbean said Wednesday any cruise could be changed without penalty through August 2022. Some operators, like Carnival, hope to begin sailing as soon as August. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. As the cruise industry begins to look…

Read More »
Ontario’s Stage One reopening plan set to begin

Ontario’s Stage One reopening plan set to begin

A broad range of activities and businesses can get back to work under a Stage One recovery plan released Thursday by Ontario Premier Doug Ford.“We’re getting thousands of people back to work,” Ford said.This Saturday, private campgrounds and golf courses will be allowed to open.On Tuesday, a long list of other activities and businesses will…

Read More »
Silversea Antarctic Flights

Silversea Antarctic Flights

Silversea Antarctic Flights We’re all looking forward to traveling again, and a trip like this one can make that expectation even more significant. Staring in December of 2021 Silversea Cruises’ Antarctica Bridge program will allow passengers sailing on 12 voyages aboard the Silver Explorer to fly direct from Punta Arenas, Chile to Antarctica’s King George Island…

Read More »
In the middle of the Pacific with nowhere to land

In the middle of the Pacific with nowhere to land

Image caption Nova on board the Arka Kinari A group of performers were halfway across the Pacific Ocean in a 75ft sailing boat when the coronavirus pandemic erupted. Suddenly countries began closing their sea borders – leaving the vessel with no guarantee of a safe haven before the start of the typhoon season. When the…

Read More »
The Pandemic Strands Some Ship Crews at Sea, Others On Shore

The Pandemic Strands Some Ship Crews at Sea, Others On Shore

Marinder Singh was supposed to be home in Pune, India, by now. The marine engineer set sail on a chemical tanker in mid-September on what was supposed to be a four-month voyage. Early this year, as the Covid-19 pandemic began its spread, he extended his contract to mid-March, when the ship was set to dock…

Read More »
There Can Be No Compromise In the Trump vs. Twitter Beef

There Can Be No Compromise In the Trump vs. Twitter Beef

As usual, only the littlest mouse was brave enough to put a bell around the cat. On Tuesday it was Tiny Twitter, not fearsome Facebook or ubiquitous YouTube, that moved to hold the president of the United States to account for his unhinged rants on social media. The platform had its choice of tirades to…

Read More »
Some cruise lines plan to resume sailing as early as this summer season, but will guests get on board?

Some cruise lines plan to resume sailing as early as this summer season, but will guests get on board?

Both Carnival Cruise Line and Norwegian Cruise Line aim to resume their cruises as early as this summer, despite recent COVID-19 outbreaks on dozens of cruise ships and travel restrictions that have yet to be lifted. Carnival Cruise Line hopes to resume cruises this summer with eight cruise ships including the Carnival Dream, shown here. (Carnival Cruise…

Read More »
For cruise lines, ‘2020 is a wasted year.’ The CEO of Norwegian Cruise lays out when the industry could make money again.

For cruise lines, ‘2020 is a wasted year.’ The CEO of Norwegian Cruise lays out when the industry could make money again.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s CEO told analysts on Thursday that for the industry, “2020 is a wasted year,” with no revenue for this quarter. Even when customers can come back, the CEO said it would take about eight months to be fully operational.By his rough timeline, cruise companies can start “rebuilding in earnest” in 2022, and it…

Read More »
Sea of Burglars Bug Triggers Ships To Pull Ill Flips

Sea of Burglars Bug Triggers Ships To Pull Ill Flips

This is the Tony Hawk x Sea of Thieves crossover nobody asked for.For a little while now, Sea of Thieves has had a bug that takes previously regular sailing ships, comfortable in their designed space on top of the water, and launches them suddenly into the sky like Poseidon hit a comically large EJECT button.AdvertisementAs…

Read More »
Google Pixel Buds review: Android gets a worthy AirPods rival

Google Pixel Buds review: Android gets a worthy AirPods rival

Very good sound for the price and form factor • Better looking and more comfortable than standard AirPods • Hands-free Google Assistant support • Smooth sailing on Android and iOS Active noise cancellation would help greatly • Adaptive sound is a little too subtle • Translation is ambitious but awkward Google’s new wireless earbuds beat…

Read More »
Dripped audio exposes Carnival-owned Holland America might remove self-serve buffets when its ships begin sailing again (CCL)

Dripped audio exposes Carnival-owned Holland America might remove self-serve buffets when its ships begin sailing again (CCL)

This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Holland America Line passengers may not be able to serve themselves food when the cruise line’s ships return to service, Holland America Group executive Christy Oakland said on Tuesday during an internal conference call, of which Business Insider obtained…

Read More »
Gravity help maneuvers in area

Gravity help maneuvers in area

Traveling the vast distances of space isn’t cheap for a spacecraft. It costs time, fuel and money. Fortunately, nature offers free help along the way which mission designers are happy to take. Enter gravity assists. In these maneuvers, a spacecraft exchanges momentum in a close encounter with a planet to gain or reduce velocity, as…

Read More »
Rudderless after a rally, stock exchange search for next driver

Rudderless after a rally, stock exchange search for next driver

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets have shuffled up about 1% this month despite the world starting to re-open after the coronavirus-driven lockdowns and U.S. and European economic data showing glimmers of a recovery. FILE PHOTO: The Charging Bull or Wall Street Bull is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New…

Read More »
OMEGA Introduces Free Watch-Themed Coloring Book

OMEGA Introduces Free Watch-Themed Coloring Book

OMEGA has just released a fun new way to experience its watches, and pass the time at home with your family. Coming in the form of a coloring book, this free-to-download coloring book features the watch brand’s signature models like the Speedmaster, Constellation, De Ville, and Seamaster. Each watch illustration is accompanied with scenes most…

Read More »
Why Norwegian Cruise Line Stock Rose 4.4%Today

Why Norwegian Cruise Line Stock Rose 4.4%Today

The beleaguered cruise ship operator said it could survive another 18 months of coronavirus-related sailing restrictions. What happened Shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NYSE:NCLH) climbed nearly 5% on Thursday, following the release of the cruise company’s first-quarter results.   So what  With its ships stuck in port due to the coronavirus-related sailing restrictions, Norwegian generated…

Read More »
‘No much better metaphor for this presidency’– Trump tours mask-making factory with doubtful soundtrack

‘No much better metaphor for this presidency’– Trump tours mask-making factory with doubtful soundtrack

Published: May 6, 2020 at 4:27 p.m. ET President Trump toured a factory making coronavirus face masks with these seemingly tone-deaf lyrics blasting in the background MarketWatch photo illustration/Getty Images Had Beatles icon Paul McCartney actually died back in 1966, as “music’s most notorious conspiracy theory” claims, he’d probably be rolling over in his grave…

Read More »
Core77 Trainee Display

Core77 Trainee Display

This gallery illustrates the broad variety of work coming out of the University of Kansas Industrial Design program. The student work includes consumer electronics, soft goods, furniture, medical devices, outdoor products, systems design, CMF, and other areas of Industrial Design. The Industrial Design program is located within the School of Art & Design on the…

Read More »
The next Assassin’s Creed game is a Viking experience called Valhalla

The next Assassin’s Creed game is a Viking experience called Valhalla

Ubisoft is taking advantage of a captive audience to give a tantalizing glimpse of the next game in the Assassin’s Creed series. In a reveal that dovetails with leaked details from months ago, we now know that the next adventure in gaming’s own historical Magic School Bus series will be set in the Viking era, and it’ll…

Read More »
Will Last Week’s Biotech IPO Outperform In a Recession?

Will Last Week’s Biotech IPO Outperform In a Recession?

This cancer drug developer will have smooth sailing ahead — at least until it reports clinical trial results next year. Cancer drug developer Oric Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ORIC) successfully raised $120 million in its IPO on Friday, and the stock posted a splashy opening-day gain of 61%. Here are a few reasons why this company was so…

Read More »
Blog: WHO crisis raises questions on multilateralism

Blog: WHO crisis raises questions on multilateralism

Few remember the SS Tuscania today. In April 1929, when smallpox broke on this large passenger ship sailing from Mumbai to Liverpool via Marseilles, it triggered a European health and travel crisis that had some eerie resemblances to the global shutdown we have now with the coronavirus. Worried at the prospect of smallpox, France banned…

Read More »
Can I get my deposit back if I cancel a cruise due to coronavirus?

Can I get my deposit back if I cancel a cruise due to coronavirus?

Advertiser Disclosure Many of the credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all credit card companies or all…

Read More »
25 Dutch teens just completed a 5-week sea voyage after coronavirus restrictions left them stranded in the Caribbean

25 Dutch teens just completed a 5-week sea voyage after coronavirus restrictions left them stranded in the Caribbean

A group of 25 Dutch teenagers arrived home in the Netherlands on Sunday after a five-week trans-Atlantic voyage.The high-schoolers were on an educational cruise in the Caribbean, but border and port closures in mid-March made it impossible for them to fly home from Cuba as planned.So the students, 12 crew members, and three teachers stocked…

Read More »
After sailing into New York less than a month ago, the USNS Comfort is set to discharge its last coronavirus patient

After sailing into New York less than a month ago, the USNS Comfort is set to discharge its last coronavirus patient

The USNS Comfort.Roy Rochlin / Contributor/Getty ImagesAccording to a report by ABC7, the USNS Comfort will be discharging its last coronavirus patient on Sunday, April 26.The 1,000-bed ship arrived in New York City on March 30 to help city hospitals overwhelmed with coronavirus patients.As of Saturday, April 25, it had treated 187 patients.Visit Business Insider’s…

Read More »
Carnival Cruise Line is preparing to resume sailing on August 1st

Carnival Cruise Line is preparing to resume sailing on August 1st

Carnival Cruise Line announced on Monday that it plans to resume sailing this summer, phasing in some cruises as early as August in the United States. Carnival is offering steep discounts to lure consumers into booking a cruise. Cruise lines were hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic following a spate of horror stories earlier in…

Read More »
Norwegian Cruise Line begins 3-month furloughs for corporate staff members in a push to cut costs (NCLH)

Norwegian Cruise Line begins 3-month furloughs for corporate staff members in a push to cut costs (NCLH)

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will furlough some of its corporate employees, just weeks after the company cut pay by 20% and stopped matching 401k contributions.The furloughs will impact employees across teams, including marketing, sales, and customer service, and will last three months, according to two people briefed on the changes. NCL has taken a major financial…

Read More »
Under investigation for its response to COVID-19 pandemic, Carnival announces plans to resume cruises in August

Under investigation for its response to COVID-19 pandemic, Carnival announces plans to resume cruises in August

Carnival Cruise Line plans on resuming operations Aug. 1, just days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s No Sail Order is set to expire.In a message to customers and travel agents on Monday, Carnival said it is “committed to supporting all public health efforts to manage the COVID-19 situation,” including “focusing our return…

Read More »
Urbanized

Urbanized

An unprecedented number of cuts are being made to TransLink service levels beginning this week as a significant measure to help the public transit authority weather through its fiscal crisis due to COVID-19. The cuts are aimed at maintaining as many major services as possible for the approximately 75,000 people who still rely on public…

Read More »
United States Navy expects there will most likely be ‘hundreds’ of coronavirus cases aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt

United States Navy expects there will most likely be ‘hundreds’ of coronavirus cases aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly reported Thursday that there are presently 114 coronavirus cases aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt.”I can tell you with great certainty there’s going to be more. It will probably be in the hundreds,” he told reporters at the Pentagon.The updated case numbers followed an announcement that Modly…

Read More »
Royal Caribbean’s CEO won’t be paid up until September and other executives are taking 25%pay cuts as the coronavirus ravages the cruise market (RCL)

Royal Caribbean’s CEO won’t be paid up until September and other executives are taking 25%pay cuts as the coronavirus ravages the cruise market (RCL)

Royal Caribbean said Wednesday that its CEO would forego his salary until September in the wake of the coronavirus. Other executives are taking a 25% pay cut as the pandemic brings the industry to its knees. Richard Fain, who has been the company’s CEO for decades, will likely still see hefty compensation in the form of stock…

Read More »
The Coronavirus Is Harming Travel, So Greece Has Begun Offering Virtual Tourist

The Coronavirus Is Harming Travel, So Greece Has Begun Offering Virtual Tourist

The Acropolis is one of Greece’s most popular tourist attractions. More than 32 million foreign tourists visited Greece last year. Yorgos Karahalis/AP hide caption toggle caption Yorgos Karahalis/AP The Acropolis is one of Greece’s most popular tourist attractions. More than 32 million foreign tourists visited Greece last year. Yorgos Karahalis/AP The coronavirus pandemic has all…

Read More »
Cruise workers on Holland America’s Rotterdam ship say they were forced into a perilous rescue mission of the COVID-19 stricken Zaandam, and now hundreds of crew members are stranded onboard wondering what’s next.

Cruise workers on Holland America’s Rotterdam ship say they were forced into a perilous rescue mission of the COVID-19 stricken Zaandam, and now hundreds of crew members are stranded onboard wondering what’s next.

When Holland America’s MS Zaandam cruise ship was stricken with a coronavirus outbreak onboard, the MS Rotterdam was dispatched to provide aid. But crew members on the Rotterdam told Business Insider they felt blindsided when they were tasked with taking on hundreds of Zaandam passengers — and risking exposure to COVID-19.”The Rotterdam was told it was…

Read More »

Carnival and Norwegian cruise liner are rushing to get stranded ship workers house by cruising them to different nations as the CDC declines to let team disembark in the US

Cruise industry giants currently have plans in the works to repatriate some crew members.A number of Norwegian Cruise Line ships will converge on the company’s private Bahamanian island, Great Stirrup Cay, tomorrow.A crew member onboard the Norwegian Epic told Business Insider that a plan to potentially consolidate crew on fewer ships may be under way,…

Read More »

The 3 remaining cruise ships still sailing around the world will dock today

MSC Magnifica cruise ship passes through the Saint Mark Basin in Venice, Italy June 9, 2019..JPGREUTERS/Manuel Silvestri/File PhotoThe MSC Magnifica, the Costa Deliziosa, and Pacific Princess are expected to dock on Monday at ports in France, Italy, Spain, and Los Angeles, California.The ships have all been at sea for weeks, and there are no reported…

Read More »

The Number Ones: Christopher Cross’ “Cruising”

In The Number Ones, I’m reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart’s beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present. *** Christopher Cross – “Sailing” HIT #1: August 30, 1980 STAYED AT #1: 1 week A couple of months ago, Billie Eilish…

Read More »
Guests held on ferry after tough landing in Tsawwassen

Guests held on ferry after tough landing in Tsawwassen

Stuck on ferry for hoursRoxanne Egan-Elliott / Times Colonist – Apr 19, 2020 / 6:57 am | Story: 297638 Photo: Glacier Media Vehicle passengers aboard a ferry sailing between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen were stuck on the vessel for hours Saturday after the ferry was damaged while docking. The Spirit of Vancouver Island had “a…

Read More »
Cruise Liner With Sick Individuals To Dock In Florida

Cruise Liner With Sick Individuals To Dock In Florida

The Carnival cruise ship Zaandam sailing near Juneau, Alaska (file photo). VW Pics/Universal Images Group via Getty hide caption toggle caption VW Pics/Universal Images Group via Getty The Carnival cruise ship Zaandam sailing near Juneau, Alaska (file photo). VW Pics/Universal Images Group via Getty Carrying passengers and crew sick with COVID-19, the Holland America cruise…

Read More »
WIRED’s Video Guide to Extreme Indoor Activities

WIRED’s Video Guide to Extreme Indoor Activities

Though it’s necessary to stay home and minimize person-to-person contact during a pandemic, the inescapable reality of “sheltering in place” is: It’s boring. The trick is to defeat the dullness. At WIRED, we’ve always loved a good indoor activity, and we’ve made lots of videos over the years of master-class practitioners doing everything from building…

Read More »
Re-emerging shipwreck dated to pre-Revolutionary War times

Re-emerging shipwreck dated to pre-Revolutionary War times

(CNN)Ever since it first emerged in 1958 on a beach in York, Maine, the 50-foot skeleton of a shipwreck has intrigued both locals and experts alike. It reappeared in 1978, 2007, 2013 and 2018 after powerful storms swept away the sand burying it. But then the wreck disappeared again, frustrating those who desired to know…

Read More »
The Search for the Next Big Idea in Magnetic Field Mapping

The Search for the Next Big Idea in Magnetic Field Mapping

In August of 1905, a strange ship set sail from San Francisco Bay. The wooden brig, called Galilee—also the name of the sea where Jesus, riding in a boat himself, once allegedly soothed a storm—had been retrofitted for a new job: The Carnegie Institution’s Department of Terrestrial Magnetism wanted to sail it around the Pacific…

Read More »
A cruise liner with two coronavirus deaths and at least 12 infections just docked in Miami– have a look at how it wound up there

A cruise liner with two coronavirus deaths and at least 12 infections just docked in Miami– have a look at how it wound up there

Coral Princess cruise ship. Joe Raedle/Getty Images) The Coral Princess cruise ship, which has confirmed cases of COVID-19 aboard and two dead passengers, docked in Miami.The Princess Cruises ship was one of several cruise ships stuck at sea seeking a port, and was turned away several times before reaching Miami.The coronavirus has infected more than…

Read More »
CDC extends its “no sail order” for all cruise liner

CDC extends its “no sail order” for all cruise liner

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended a “no sail order” for all cruise ships.The CDC made the announcement Thursday saying the timeline was indefinite but would remain in place for at least 100 days. In recent weeks, at least 10 cruise ships reported crew or passengers that tested positive or experienced respiratory symptoms…

Read More »
Launching the Hubble Space Telescope: ‘Our window into the universe’

Launching the Hubble Space Telescope: ‘Our window into the universe’

In 1990 the Hubble Space Telescope was launched, putting into orbit one of the most remarkable scientific instruments that has ever existed.But initially the mission ran into problems, including a flawed mirror that meant the first images from Hubble were blurry.Nasa astronaut Kathryn Sullivan was one of the five crew members who launched the Hubble.Witness…

Read More »

Cruise Ships Keep Cruising Regardless Of Coronavirus Break Out

Need help? Contact us We’ve detected unusual activity from your computer network To continue, please click the box below to let us know you’re not a robot. Why did this happen? Please make sure your browser supports JavaScript and cookies and that you are not blocking them from loading. For more information you can review…

Read More »
Figuring Forward in an Uncertain Universe

Figuring Forward in an Uncertain Universe

Consolations from the cosmic scheme. By Maria Popova We make things and seed them into the world, never fully knowing — often never knowing at all — whom they will reach and how they will blossom in other hearts, how their meaning will unfold in contexts we never imagined. (W.S. Merwin captured this poignantly in…

Read More »
1961 Chevrolet Corvette 327 4-Speed (Fuel Injected)

1961 Chevrolet Corvette 327 4-Speed (Fuel Injected)

A classic for Spring: The 1961 Chevrolet Corvette. Truth be told, I was never a giant fan of cars made of what is essentially a formed bonded plastic — Fiberglass is for boats, not cars! They squeak, rattle, and creak like an old sailing ship. Decades in the future, carbon fiber and Aluminum will do…

Read More »
Clueless New Yorkers Gather To View USNS Convenience Arrive, Completely Missing The Point

Clueless New Yorkers Gather To View USNS Convenience Arrive, Completely Missing The Point

While some New Yorkers have been isolating themselves and following social distancing guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic, others in the city are being reckless regarding others’ welfare. On Monday morning, the USNS Comfort arrived in New York City’s harbor. The hospital ship with approximately 1,000 patient beds is expected to take the non-COVID-19 patients at…

Read More »
New United States Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany ran a racist, right-wing conspiracy blog

New United States Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany ran a racist, right-wing conspiracy blog

I’m about three hours into a deep wallow in new US Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany’s blog and – spoiler alert – it’s a hot mess full of racism, Islamophobia, and right-wing conspiracy theories. The website – whose name changed from RealReaganConservative.Com to PoliticalProspect.com – appears to have gone into “maintenance mode” back in 2016, which…

Read More »
A Florida couple who were stuck on the coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess is suing the cruise line, alleging gross neglect

A Florida couple who were stuck on the coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess is suing the cruise line, alleging gross neglect

A Florida couple aboard the Grand Princess sued the cruise line on Monday, alleging “gross negligence” in allowing passengers to be exposed to the novel coronavirus.Ronald and Eva Weissberger said in the lawsuit they would never have boarded the ship had they been warned of possible coronavirus exposure.The couple is seeking $1 million in damages.The…

Read More »
A cruise ship business supposedly told its sales personnel to utilize deceptive talking points about the coronavirus to convince individuals to book a trip

A cruise ship business supposedly told its sales personnel to utilize deceptive talking points about the coronavirus to convince individuals to book a trip

Norwegian Cruise Line sales managers instructed employees to downplay the risks of the coronavirus and in some cases mislead potential customers to secure bookings during the outbreak, according to a Miami New Times report.”The Coronavirus can only survive in cold temperatures, so the Caribbean is a fantastic choice for your next cruise,” one of the…

Read More »

Navy Health Center Ship Sailing to New York City Harbor, Cuomo States

Need help? Contact us We’ve detected unusual activity from your computer network To continue, please click the box below to let us know you’re not a robot. Why did this happen? Please make sure your browser supports JavaScript and cookies and that you are not blocking them from loading. For more information you can review…

Read More »
Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises implement temperature checks as coronavirus fears spread

Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises implement temperature checks as coronavirus fears spread

Cruise lines continue to grapple with the effects of the novel coronavirus, implementing travel advisories and screening procedures (including temperature checks) to comply with the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization and the Cruise Lines International Association.This comes as more than 3,500 people are stuck on board Princess Cruises’ Grand Princess off…

Read More »
An Open Source Shipboard Computer System

An Open Source Shipboard Computer System

We’re not sure how many of you out there own a boat large enough to get its own integrated computer network, but it doesn’t really matter. Even if you can’t use this project personally, it’s impossible not to be impressed with the work [mgrouch] has put into the “Bareboat Necessities” project. From the construction of…

Read More »

Carnival Uses Credits to Encourage Guests to Keep Sailing

Need help? Contact us We’ve detected unusual activity from your computer network To continue, please click the box below to let us know you’re not a robot. Why did this happen? Please make sure your browser supports JavaScript and cookies and that you are not blocking them from loading. For more information you can review…

Read More »
Why Shipping Stocks Are Sailing Higher Today

Why Shipping Stocks Are Sailing Higher Today

Click here for The Motley Fool’s resources on Coronavirus and the market. Euronav, DHT, Frontline, Scorpio Tankers, and Nordic American rebound from yesterday’s sell-off. What happened Euronav (NYSE:EURN). DHT Holdings (NYSE:DHT). Frontline Ltd (NYSE:FRO). Scorpio Tankers (NYSE:STNG). Nordic American Tankers (NYSE:NAT). These are just a few of the oil tanker shipper stocks that are rebounding…

Read More »
Cruising Into a Storm: 2020 Sales Forecasts Grow Even Leaner

Cruising Into a Storm: 2020 Sales Forecasts Grow Even Leaner

By Steph Willems on March 25, 2020 Everything seemed hunky dory after the New Year’s celebrations wrapped up and all the party hats and disposable drink cups were swept from the floor. Unbeknownst to the auto industry, however, the ship was heading into a sea roiled by a storm no one saw coming. Now, with…

Read More »
Lego Pirates of Barracuda Bay Structure Set

Lego Pirates of Barracuda Bay Structure Set

Lego Pirates of Barracuda Bay Building Set For kids of the late ’80s and early ’90s, Lego’s Black Seas Barracuda pirate ship was among the most sought-after sets around. The new Pirates of Barracuda Bay brings back the beloved classic in a new way. Instead of sailing the high seas, the pirates are now shipwrecked on…

Read More »
Dutch prosecutors say Russia tried to thwart investigation of MH17 downing

Dutch prosecutors say Russia tried to thwart investigation of MH17 downing

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch prosecutors accused Russia on Tuesday of trying to sabotage the investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine in 2014, saying this cast “a dark shadow” over the impending trial of four suspects in the crash. Judges attend the criminal trial against four suspects in the July 2014…

Read More »
Sensational Paper Art by Practic

Sensational Paper Art by Practic

Picture a world re-imagined; that’s what Rome-based design studio, Pratìc, did with their intricate paper artworks in their latest project which involves visual stories and elaborate scenarios made out of paper. Anything from castles to violins to smart cars to birds — a whole world of paper and with extraordinary detail. Each piece was delicately…

Read More »
Injunction prohibits disruption of B.C. Ferries cruisings

Injunction prohibits disruption of B.C. Ferries cruisings

B.C. Ferries has won a court injunction to keep protesters from disrupting sailings this Family Day weekend and beyond. The order issued by B.C. Supreme Court on Friday bars people from blocking access to ferry terminals by land or water. No one is allowed to block or interfere with the “proper functioning” of B.C. Ferries,…

Read More »
How to Read Browse Reports

How to Read Browse Reports

Surf reports are like weather forecasts for the water. The reports come from buoys placed off the shore and detect various conditions, including the wave size you can anticipate while you’re surfing, swimming, or sailing. The reports also show you factors like the wind speed, weather conditions, and temperature. By using these reports, you can…

Read More »
Royal Caribbean prohibits passport-holders from mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau from boarding its cruise liner

Royal Caribbean prohibits passport-holders from mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau from boarding its cruise liner

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship. Thomas Layer/Associated Press Royal Caribbean said on Friday that passport holders from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau would be barred from all its cruise ships, regardless of how long ago they visited those places.People who traveled “from, to, or through mainland China, Hong Kong, or Macau less than 15…

Read More »
Halo’s NPCs are apparently ageing faster than the game

Halo’s NPCs are apparently ageing faster than the game

Good old Halo: Combat Evolved. It’s like that one character archetype from American bro comedies, of the guy who’s sailing rapidly into his thirties, but can’t leave behind his jock glory days and keeps showing up at frat parties, whooping and getting messy-drunk despite not really knowing anyone there. Actually, that might not be an…

Read More »
Cruise Ship Cruising for Mexico After Being Denied Entry in Jamaica and Grand Cayman Over Coronavirus Fears

Cruise Ship Cruising for Mexico After Being Denied Entry in Jamaica and Grand Cayman Over Coronavirus Fears

A ship operated by MSC Cruises is sailing for Cozumel, Mexico, Wednesday after authorities in two Caribbean ports effectively refused to let passengers disembark over coronavirus fears. The company said it has received “formal and final authorization” to call in Cozumel, despite an earlier report to the contrary, and expects to arrive Wednesday evening local…

Read More »
Storm Dennis: ‘Ghost ship’ washes up on Irish coast

Storm Dennis: ‘Ghost ship’ washes up on Irish coast

Image copyright Irish Coast Guard/PA Image caption The 80-metre cargo ship Alta was last seen thousands of miles away in 2019 A “ghost” cargo ship has washed up off the coast of County Cork, Ireland, brought in by the bad weather that lashed Europe in Storm Dennis.The abandoned boat was spotted on the rocks of…

Read More »
BlackBerry Smartphones Won’t Be Produced Any More

BlackBerry Smartphones Won’t Be Produced Any More

By PanARMENIAN Early in the morning on Monday, February 3, it was confirmed that BlackBerry smartphones are no more, Android Central reports.“We do regret to share that as of August 31, 2020, TCL Communication will no longer be selling BlackBerry-branded mobile devices. TCL Communication has no further rights to design, manufacture or sell any new BlackBerry mobile devices,” the Blackberry…

Read More »
Pornography Has Porned TikTok

Pornography Has Porned TikTok

Gif: YouPornIt is porn’s destiny to porn. Porn porned YouTube; porn porned Spotify; finally, after a surprisingly long delay when you think about it, porn has porned TikTok. Say hello to YouPorn’s new TikTok-fashioned app SWYP. SWYP is billed as easier on the eyes (fewer ads) and the arms (less clicking) than YouPorn’s previous app…

Read More »
How parents can support the young activists in their lives

How parents can support the young activists in their lives

In the 2020s, knowing how to help young activists might just become a prerequisite to parenting.  If it seems like all the ~kids today~ are becoming activists, you’re not wrong: The 2010s saw a promising spurt of youth-led activism, from Malala Yousafzai’s trailblazing advocacy for girls’ education to the young people leading climate strikes and…

Read More »
Why Pirates Are Broke: These 5 Navies Dominate The 7 Seas

Why Pirates Are Broke: These 5 Navies Dominate The 7 Seas

Key point: In wartime, a navy projects naval power in order to deny the enemy the ability to do the same.It’s a universal truth handed down since antiquity: a country with a coastline has a navy. Big or small, navies worldwide have the same basic mission—to project military might into neighboring waters and beyond.The peacetime role…

Read More »
What to Take on a Cruise in Case of Emergency

What to Take on a Cruise in Case of Emergency

Image: GettyI’ve been on something like six cruises at this point in my life, and at least two of them have included what you might call “emergency medical situations.” There was one sailing in which the ship detoured to the nearest port of call to drop off a passenger who needed medical attention that could…

Read More »
See Greta Thunberg’s journey across the Atlantic on YouTube

See Greta Thunberg’s journey across the Atlantic on YouTube

By Shannon Connellan2020-02-04 14:59:48 UTC It’s not every day you get to sail a world-famous, Nobel Prize-nominated, teen activist across the seas on your yacht. That’s exactly what Australian couple Elayna Carausu and Riley Whitelum did with their crew in December, sailing 3200 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean to Lisbon, Portugal with Greta Thunberg…

Read More »
Motivated by the Danish Island Læsø, Fulfill the Hygge Collection

Motivated by the Danish Island Læsø, Fulfill the Hygge Collection

Design studio Kauppi & Kauppi, also known as Johan Kauppi and Nina Kauppi, have joined forces for the first time with Swedish furniture producer Karl Andersson & Söner to create a collection of wooden ottomans. Inspiration was found in a sailing trip to the Danish island of Læsø, which you’ll note in the island-like design of…

Read More »
Why cruise stocks are still appealing despite coronavirus: analysts

Why cruise stocks are still appealing despite coronavirus: analysts

The coronavirus outbreak has taken a bite out of major cruise operators’ stocks over the past month.But once these concerns wane, shares of cruise companies could be in for smoother sailing, as underlying trends in the cruise industry remain largely positive, according to multiple analysts.On Wednesday, Argus analysts downgraded shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises to…

Read More »
6 fantastic cruises that will take you to the Maldives

6 fantastic cruises that will take you to the Maldives

Located in the Indian Ocean, about 600 miles south of India, the Maldives is known for stunning white-sand beaches, impossibly clear blue waters and dozens of over-the-top luxury resorts. If you’re thinking about a Maldives trip, you’ll want to look closely at these resorts, some of which promise pampering and privacy of a sort found…

Read More »

Kubernetes is NOT a container orchestrator

It is a common misconception that Kubernetes is a container orchestrator, after-all the website describes it as: open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications While this description may be correct, it fails to capture Kubernetes’ true essence. Kubernetes’ ascension can be more readily explained by the amazing and passionate community that…

Read More »
The wind amongst Kochi’s ‘Toppers’

The wind amongst Kochi’s ‘Toppers’

“The winds begin to blow inwards — from the sea on to the land — only by noon. It’s the ideal time to lower the sail boats on the water. By evening, when the wind drops and changes directions, we return,” says OC Thomas, sailing enthusiast and founder of Global Sailing Club. Situated in Cheppanam,…

Read More »
A Sailor’s EDC: Comparing the Victorinox Skipper and Skipper Pro

A Sailor’s EDC: Comparing the Victorinox Skipper and Skipper Pro

A Sailor’s EDC: Comparing the Victorinox Skipper and Skipper Pro Sailing season is over, so I’ve been decompressing and evaluating some of the gear I used this past year. When you think of sailing knives Victorinox may not be the company that springs to mind, but they have some solid dedicated sailing models in their…

Read More »
United States warship in Arabian Sea takes thought Iranian weapons

United States warship in Arabian Sea takes thought Iranian weapons

US Marines observe an Iranian fast attack craft from USS John P Murtha during a Strait of Hormuz transit, Arabian Sea off Oman [File: Handout/Donald Holbert/US Navy/Reuters] A United States Navy warship seized weapons believed to be of Iranian “design and manufacture”, including 150 anti-tank guided missiles and three Iranian surface-to-air missiles, the US military…

Read More »
The 8 most exciting brand-new cruise liner of 2020

The 8 most exciting brand-new cruise liner of 2020

Get ready for a big year in the world of cruising. More than 20 major new ocean-going cruise vessels will debut around the globe in 2020, including 16 from lines that market to North Americans. As anyone who follows cruising closely knows, that’s a heck of a lot of new ships for one year. But…

Read More »
Multi-millionaire, 41, is trying to find love

Multi-millionaire, 41, is trying to find love

A ‘very lonely’ multi-millionaire is looking for a ‘suitable candidate’ to marry and start a family with after years of focusing on making his fortune.Andy Scott, 41, from Portsmouth, who is worth £25million, wants to find a ‘special person’ who is free to spend her summers sailing around the Mediterranean and winters skiing in the Alps. The…

Read More »
‘Aladdin 2’ Formally Takes Flight With Man Ritchie Going Back To Direct

‘Aladdin 2’ Formally Takes Flight With Man Ritchie Going Back To Direct

The live-action Aladdin is preparing for another round on the magic carpet. A sequel to the 2019 live-action remake of Aladdin is officially in the works at Disney, with the studio hiring Andrea Berloff (Straight Outta Compton) and John Gatins (Flight) to map out the new plot for Aladdin 2. Guy Ritchie is returning to helm the sequel…

Read More »
What could fail sailing through the crosswalk with no hands?

What could fail sailing through the crosswalk with no hands?

✖ Upload a Post Choose how you want to upload the post Upload from URL Type or paste Image URL Give your post a title An accurate, descriptive title can help people discover your post. This is sensitive Attribute original poster Pick a section Submitting to the right section to make sure your post gets…

Read More »
The Ghastly Disaster of Dolittle

The Ghastly Disaster of Dolittle

The new film starring Robert Downey Jr. as a doctor who talks to animals is transfixing at times, if only because it’s such a disaster. David Sims January 16, 2020 Universal Hollywood makes bad movies all the time. Sometimes they’re highly enjoyable pieces of schlock that divert your attention for 90 minutes before vanishing from…

Read More »
Happy 25th Birthday, Voyager, the Star Trek of My Heart

Happy 25th Birthday, Voyager, the Star Trek of My Heart

As a three-year-old—and also a Brit—I was not particularly paying attention when, 25 years ago today, Star Trek: Voyager began its sojourn out of the Delta Quadrant on UPN. My path to discovering it, and Star Trek at large, was appropriately a bit more circuitous.I can’t remember when exactly I first saw Voyager, but I…

Read More »
‘Retirement Isn’t About Cash’: How Casey Weade Is Assisting Individuals Find Freedom in Life After Work

‘Retirement Isn’t About Cash’: How Casey Weade Is Assisting Individuals Find Freedom in Life After Work

Content Partner Where brands share their insights. What’s This? Becoming successful won’t make you happy – unless you’re intentional about it. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy Image credit: Casey Weade January 21, 2020 9 min read Opinions…

Read More »
A ‘cave house’ blasted into the side of a mountain in Arizona is on the market for just under $1 million. Here’s a look inside.

A ‘cave house’ blasted into the side of a mountain in Arizona is on the market for just under $1 million. Here’s a look inside.

In Bisbee, Arizona, a house that was built inside a cave is for sale for $998,500.According to a 2012 report by Forbes, the home is referred to by locals as the “Cave House.”The cave sits on a 37-acre property that also includes a two-level guest house and a studio.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.In the…

Read More »
All The Winners From MediaMolecules First Annual IMPY Awards

All The Winners From MediaMolecules First Annual IMPY Awards

Thanks to everyone who joined us for last night’s 1st Annual IMPY Awards! If you missed our magical evening you can catch the rebroadcast now… or cheat and skip ahead in this post to see the winners! It’s been an incredible year in Dreams and the IMPY Awards just scratch the surface of all the…

Read More »
What the smart people have been doing

What the smart people have been doing

Jennifer Chu from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reports on how the smart people have been pondering the impact of the rabbit as it comes out the hole and around the tree. In sailing, rock climbing, construction, and any activity requiring the securing of ropes, certain knots are known to be stronger than others. Any…

Read More »
Why F-35 Pilots Love the Naval Strike Missile

Why F-35 Pilots Love the Naval Strike Missile

Key point: The Navy and Air Force need a way to deter and, if necessary, eliminate enemy ships. This is where F-35s armed with the Naval Strike Missile come in.The modern age of the missile at sea was arguably kicked off in October 1967, when the Israeli destroyer Eilat, sailing fourteen miles off the coast of…

Read More »
Britain’s navy to accompany UK-flagged ships through Strait of Hormuz

Britain’s navy to accompany UK-flagged ships through Strait of Hormuz

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s navy will accompany UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to provide protection after the U.S. killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani inflamed tensions in the region. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Defence Minister Ben Wallace leaves the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, October 28, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKayBritain’s defence minister, Ben…

Read More »
7 cruises you can take with a celeb

7 cruises you can take with a celeb

Gwyneth Paltrow just announced her “Goop at Sea” cruise. Celebrity Cruises/DFree/Shutterstock There are quite a few cruises that let you set sail with your favorite celebrities.Gwyneth Paltrow recently announced her “Goop at Sea” cruise, packed with wellness-themed activities and “goopified perks.”Broadway lovers may enjoy sailing on “The Broadway Cruise” with Tony Award winners Alan Cumming…

Read More »
POCO F1 evaluation, 18 months later: Still going strong in 2020

POCO F1 evaluation, 18 months later: Still going strong in 2020

We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more. Here we go again The POCO F1 has aged really well, and the hardware still has a lot to offer in 2020. Source: Apoorva Bhardwaj/Android Central I’m incredibly priveleged to be able to use the latest and greatest phones, but the frenetic pace…

Read More »
How To Enhance Worker Health

How To Enhance Worker Health

Health and happiness are major priorities for me, both personally and professionally. Developing a culture of employee wellness throughout my company reaps great rewards. When my staff live their best lives, they’re excited to work productively each day. And, putting job performance aside, it’s gratifying to know that my team is happy and healthy. Here’s…

Read More »
To secure their future, Pacific Islanders look to the previous

To secure their future, Pacific Islanders look to the previous

The state of Yap is scattered across the Pacific Ocean, its coral atolls and volcanic islands spanning some 600 miles. Home to 11,000 people, Yap, part of the Federated States of Micronesia, hovers just north of the equator, roughly 1,000 miles east of the Philippines. Last summer, the state’s health authorities found themselves in a…

Read More »
Everything You Need to Understand about the 2020 Summertime Olympics

Everything You Need to Understand about the 2020 Summertime Olympics

It will be here before we know it: the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, this time taking place in Japan’s capital of Tokyo. It’s Tokyo’s second time hosting a Summer Olympics, 56 years after their first time in the spotlight. These Games will see the introduction of some exciting new sports to the lineup, too: skateboarding…

Read More »
The 10 most popular locations for solo tourists in 2020

The 10 most popular locations for solo tourists in 2020

Beaches, lush hills, and leafy parks make Rio de Janeiro an incredibly outdoorsy metropolis. Westend61/Getty Kayak has compiled the most popular destinations for solo travelers in 2020, according to searches made by individual travelers on the booking platform between November 1, 2018, and October 31, 2019.Spanish-speaking places, from Spain to Colombia, dominated the list.Ushuaia, Argentina,…

Read More »
Key Words: Even with dangers and a big following, climate campaign makes Greta Thunberg more like a routine teen, says daddy

Key Words: Even with dangers and a big following, climate campaign makes Greta Thunberg more like a routine teen, says daddy

When is it ever OK to skip school? Perhaps when a Fridays-only solo climate-change protest behind the absences stirs millions of followers to action, forces global leaders to listen and earns the respect of renowned nature documentarian David Attenborough. For activist Greta Thunberg’s father Svante her missed class time and globe-trotting in the name of…

Read More »
To protect their future, Pacific Islanders want to the past

To protect their future, Pacific Islanders want to the past

The state of Yap is scattered across the Pacific Ocean, its coral atolls and volcanic islands spanning some 600 miles. Home to 11,000 people, Yap, part of the Federated States of Micronesia, hovers just north of the equator, roughly 1,000 miles east of the Philippines. Last summer, the state’s health authorities found themselves in a…

Read More »
3 More Prada x adidas Originals Superstars Might Be Coming This Year

3 More Prada x adidas Originals Superstars Might Be Coming This Year

Highsnobiety aims to provide our readers with the latest updates in the sneaker world. However, we cannot verify the reliability of any unauthorized leaks or rumors unless this information is provided directly by the brands themselves. When adidas and Prada officially unveiled their groundbreaking collaboration in November, it was announced that there would be an…

Read More »
How to Strike a Balance Between Micromanaging and Under-Managing

How to Strike a Balance Between Micromanaging and Under-Managing

Research shows that micromanagement can have significant costs. Under-management can be equally detrimental. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy Image credit: Tom Werner | Getty Images Aytekin Tank VIP Contributor Entrepreneur; Founder and CEO, JotForm December 27, 2019…

Read More »
Appian Makes A Play For RPA (Robotic Process Automation)

Appian Makes A Play For RPA (Robotic Process Automation)

Appian websiteAppianThis week, Appian announced the first acquisition in its 20-year history. It was for a startup based in Spain called Jidoka. The company is the developer of an RPA (Robotic Process Automation) platform, which is ranked No. 1 by Gartner Peer Insights.Appian is a leader in the BPM (Business Process Management) and low-code markets. This technology’s allows…

Read More »
Clear sailing set for 75th Sydney to Hobart yacht race

Clear sailing set for 75th Sydney to Hobart yacht race

SYDNEY (AP) — The 75th Sydney to Hobart race fleet is expected to be spared from smoky haze at the start on Thursday and most yachts are unlikely to encounter strong winds on their sail south to the island state of Tasmania. Thick smoke from numerous bushfires in New South Wales forced the cancellation of…

Read More »
Kentucky Route Zero Final Episode Coming This Month After Four-Year Gap

Kentucky Route Zero Final Episode Coming This Month After Four-Year Gap

Kentucky Route Zero will finally finish its story later this month. The fifth and final act will release on January 28. On that same date, developer Cardboard Computer will release Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition, which compiles all of the acts and interludes into one package for console platforms: PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.…

Read More »
Ocean Cleanup hauls its first batch of plastic garbage back to shore

Ocean Cleanup hauls its first batch of plastic garbage back to shore

It hasn’t been entirely smooth sailing, but The Ocean Cleanup is now calling an end to a first successful mission to collect plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, today showing off the pile of trash on the shores of Vancouver. The organization now plans to repurpose the recovered rubbish as plastic goods, with the…

Read More »
8 Cruise Destinations to Inspire Your 2020 Itinerary

8 Cruise Destinations to Inspire Your 2020 Itinerary

The Caribbean still reigns supreme when it comes to cruising, but there’s a whole new world to explore. Classic ports such as the Bahamas are recovering, new itineraries are opening up in Japan for the 2020 Summer Olympics, and luxury options abound in the Seychelles. Here are eight places to prioritize in 2020. Japan Tokyo,…

Read More »
Iran Can’t Win a War, but Its Mines Will Harm the Navy

Iran Can’t Win a War, but Its Mines Will Harm the Navy

Key point: Tehran has ways of making a conflict difficult for Washington.In the event of war with Iran, the U.S. Navy’s small, aging force of Persian Gulf-based minesweepers would struggle to locate and disarm Iran’s underwater mines.The consequences for U.S. military operations, not to mention world trade, could be severe.Four of the Navy’s 11 1980s-vintage Avenger-class…

Read More »
Thanksgiving storm resurfaces a mystery from the depths of Lake Michigan

Thanksgiving storm resurfaces a mystery from the depths of Lake Michigan

Crashing waves and erosion persistent enough to wear down cement tubes have been chipping away at Michigan’s western shores throughout the year, but rough surf and storm surge from the Thanksgiving storm churned up more than just sand.Resting near the shore, a sunken ship lies belly-up and battered. The keel just scrapes above the surface,…

Read More »
New York Guv vetoes costs to legalize e-bikes and e-scooters

New York Guv vetoes costs to legalize e-bikes and e-scooters

The bill was passed in June with strong support, sailing through both the state Senate and the state Assembly will minimal opposition. The new legislation was particularly desired by delivery workers, according to StreetsBlog NYC, who often prefer e-bikes for their work.However, Gov. Cuomo chose to veto the bill due to a lack of included…

Read More »
An unexpected experience sailing in between Odessa and Kiev

An unexpected experience sailing in between Odessa and Kiev

A saxophonist, a Charlie Chaplin impressionist, a Hare Krishna dance troupe and even an angel greeted me as I wandered beneath fairy-lit chestnut trees towards the city hall. Outside the Opera Theatre, young couples held hands by the fountain, its spurts changing colour in the floodlights. Families strolled among statues, pensioners flopped on benches and…

Read More »
Where Should I Retire?: This stunning country is the No. 1 place to retire abroad– and you can do it on simply $2,200 a month

Where Should I Retire?: This stunning country is the No. 1 place to retire abroad– and you can do it on simply $2,200 a month

Picturesque beaches lined with golden sand, charming cobblestone streets, breathtaking medieval castles, fresh and delicious food — these are just some of the perks you’ll enjoy while living in Portugal. On Thursday, International Living magazine released its 2020 list of the best countries to retire abroad, and Portugal snagged the No. 1 spot, earning high…

Read More »
The 10 best computer game of 2019

The 10 best computer game of 2019

Image: bob al-greene / mashable By Mashable Staff2019-12-10 10:30:00 UTC This was an interesting year for video games. The games that really shined 2019 weren’t sequels to well-established series, they were new worlds with new characters making their marks for the first time. Sure, there were a couple remakes and sequels that were fantastic, but…

Read More »
Formula 1 world champs Mercedes to partner Group Ineos

Formula 1 world champs Mercedes to partner Group Ineos

Toto Wolff celebrates with Mercedes’ Formula 1 world champion driver Lewis HamiltonSix-time Formula 1 constructors’ championship winners Mercedes have agreed a partnership with Team Ineos’ cycling and sailing divisions. The partnership will help develop “engineering, human science, simulation and data analysis”.Ineos – owned by Britain’s richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe – began sponsoring Team Sky…

Read More »
Google reveals how many miles its Street View cars have driven to date

Google reveals how many miles its Street View cars have driven to date

As if you didn’t already know it, Google’s Street View cars have been going here, there, and everywhere since the first camera-equipped vehicle took to the streets more than a decade ago. The web giant has just revealed that Street View has now captured more than 10 million miles of imagery from around the world,…

Read More »
Podcast # 571: The Voyage of Character

Podcast # 571: The Voyage of Character

in: Podcast Brett • December 23, 2019 Good character is hard to define in the abstract, but easy to identify when it’s embodied in the lives of great individuals. In order to illuminate what worthy character looks like, my guest today has written a book which consists of profiles of 10 of history’s most notable…

Read More »
Cruise industry takes first ‘green’ steps

Cruise industry takes first ‘green’ steps

The cruise industry, long criticised for polluting the environment, is slowly trying to go greener by exploring new technologies, from hybrid solutions to high-tech sails.- Dirty sector -Cruises get a bad reputation for their climate footprint and even more for the air pollution they generate. Most cruise ships run on heavy fuel, which is cheap but…

Read More »
Ina’s Go-To Hostess Gift Could Not Be Easier to Whip Together

Ina’s Go-To Hostess Gift Could Not Be Easier to Whip Together

Access to this page has been denied because we believe you are using automation tools to browse the website. This may happen as a result of the following: Javascript is disabled or blocked by an extension (ad blockers for example) Your browser does not support cookies Please make sure that Javascript and cookies are enabled…

Read More »
Royal Caribbean passengers harmed in New Zealand volcano eruption: Is the cruise line accountable?

Royal Caribbean passengers harmed in New Zealand volcano eruption: Is the cruise line accountable?

CLOSEA volcanic eruption Monday on White Island in New Zealand killed at least six people, left eight others presumed dead and injured many more, leaving police questioning why 47 people – including Royal Caribbean cruise passengers – were on the island that had seen an increase in seismic activity in recent weeks.”We are devastated by today’s events and…

Read More »
Among the world’s greatest cruise liner is heading to Texas

Among the world’s greatest cruise liner is heading to Texas

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page. It’s official: Texas soon will be home to one of the…

Read More »
Canadian islanders mad over US mail searches

Canadian islanders mad over US mail searches

Image copyright Portland Press Herald via Getty Images Image caption Former US president Franklin Roosevelt used to holiday on Campobello Campobello, a small Canadian island on the southwestern tip of New Brunswick, is only accessible year-round by bridge from the US state of Maine. US Customs agents have recently begun intercepting mail sent by Canada’s…

Read More »
China coy on ‘BIG’ trade deal announced by Trump…

China coy on ‘BIG’ trade deal announced by Trump…

Washington (AFP) – The United States and China announced a major thaw in their trade war Friday, including immediate cuts to punishing import tariffs, but markets were not impressed.”We have agreed to a very large Phase One Deal with China,” President Donald Trump tweeted after officials in Beijing made a similar announcement.A signing of the…

Read More »
3 Things We Discovered Marijuana Stocks in 2019

3 Things We Discovered Marijuana Stocks in 2019

The days of smooth sailing for cannabis stocks have come to an abrupt end. It’s been quite the year for marijuana stocks. When the year began, it looked as if it would be another green year for the green rush. At the end of the first quarter, more than a dozen pot stocks had risen…

Read More »
400-year-old warships in Swedish channel may be sisters of doomed Vasa

400-year-old warships in Swedish channel may be sisters of doomed Vasa

Dispatches From Davy Jones’ Locker — The pair of warships were sunk to block enemy naval access to Stockholm. Kiona N. Smith – Nov 20, 2019 11:45 am UTC Enlarge / These curved timbers, called knees, help support deck beams.Two 17th-century shipwrecks on the bottom of a busy Swedish shipping channel may be the sister…

Read More »
One killed as typhoon hits Philippines, hundreds of flights halted

One killed as typhoon hits Philippines, hundreds of flights halted

MANILA (Reuters) – A typhoon struck the Philippines on Tuesday, killing at least three people, disrupting air travel and forcing government offices and schools to shut.Authorities evacuated some 225,000 people ahead of the arrival overnight of Typhoon Kammuri, known locally as Tisoy. Officials said their precautions prevented greater loss of life,while warnings of floods, storm…

Read More »
How World War III Starts in 2029 (A U.S.-China Fight Over Taiwan?)

How World War III Starts in 2029 (A U.S.-China Fight Over Taiwan?)

This week, The Critic published Looking Back: World War III Remembered, a piece reflecting back on the great war of 2029. The fictitious article tries to grapple with how a nuclear war between the United States and China took place, examining discussions at the very top in both governments shortly before it took place. The…

Read More »
Would President Trump Ever Bring Back the Battleships?

Would President Trump Ever Bring Back the Battleships?

Key Point: Going forward the United States Navy will have to develop a new battleship that is in line with new strategy against China. In World War II, the Japanese super-battleships Yamato and Musahi each mounted nine 18.1-inch guns, the largest naval guns ever deployed, but they never sank a single American ship. In a conflict decided by naval aviation, Yamato and Musahi were used…

Read More »
Harry Styles simply dropped an unusual, 8-minute-long video for ‘Adore You,’ which is embeded in the fictional Isle of Eroda where everybody frowns

Harry Styles simply dropped an unusual, 8-minute-long video for ‘Adore You,’ which is embeded in the fictional Isle of Eroda where everybody frowns

Entertainment Facebook IconThe letter F. YouTube iconA play button in the shape of a television screen. Instagram iconA stylized camera. Search iconA magnifying glass. It indicates, “Click to perform a search”. Close iconTwo crossed lines that form an ‘X’. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification. Life Business News TV…

Read More »
Virgin Trips’ Scarlet Girl moves one action closer to April 2020 launch

Virgin Trips’ Scarlet Girl moves one action closer to April 2020 launch

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page. Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional information about…

Read More »
Greta Thunberg’s Atlantic crossing: ‘Why I wanted to help’

Greta Thunberg’s Atlantic crossing: ‘Why I wanted to help’

Greta Thunberg was on the wrong side of the world. She’d taken 14 days to cross the Atlantic on a carbon-neutral journey via boat for climate change summits in the US and Chile.But at the last minute political unrest meant the Chile talks moved to Spain. She needed a crew to take her back to…

Read More »
Greta Thunberg: Young are ‘mad’ over environment change

Greta Thunberg: Young are ‘mad’ over environment change

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ms Thunberg has spent more than two weeks crossing the Atlantic in a catamaran Climate activist Greta Thunberg said that adults should stop making young people “angry” over global warming.Ms Thunberg was speaking after her arrival in Lisbon, Portugal, after a two-weeks-plus journey across the Atlantic from her starting point…

Read More »
Greta Thunberg to sail to Spain climate top with YouTubers

Greta Thunberg to sail to Spain climate top with YouTubers

Image copyright Greta Thunberg Image caption Greta Thunberg on La Vagabonde with Riley Whitlum, Nikki Henderson, Elayna Carausu and baby Lennon Climate activist Greta Thunberg will sail from the US to a UN climate summit in Spain by hitching a ride with two sailing YouTubers.The 16-year-old had planned to travel to Chile, but the country…

Read More »
Greta Thunberg discovered a last-minute flight back across the Atlantic thanks to a set of YouTubers after a crucial UN climate-change top got moved from Chile to Spain

Greta Thunberg discovered a last-minute flight back across the Atlantic thanks to a set of YouTubers after a crucial UN climate-change top got moved from Chile to Spain

Greta Thunberg is setting sail back across the Atlantic with an impromptu motley crew: two YouTuber Australians, their 11-month-old son, and a professional sailor.The Australian couple answered Thunberg’s call for help getting back to Europe after the year’s most important UN climate-change summit, COP25, was moved from Chile to Spain.It will take about three weeks…

Read More »
U.S. Navy Pilots Lack the Skills to Defeat Chinese and Russian Pilots in Combat

U.S. Navy Pilots Lack the Skills to Defeat Chinese and Russian Pilots in Combat

The U.S. Navy’s fighter pilots lack the skills to defeat Chinese and Russian pilots in combat, one officer warned.To better prepare for high-tech combat, the sailing branch’s F/A-18 crews should fire more live missiles in exercises and better focus their training, Navy officer Graham Scarbro advised at War on the Rocks.“Current Navy strike-fighter squadrons do…

Read More »
‘Varsity Blues’ ringleader tried to recruit 7 Stanford coaches: Investigation

‘Varsity Blues’ ringleader tried to recruit 7 Stanford coaches: Investigation

Stanford will adopt recommendations to safeguard against fraudulent admissions.December 4, 2019, 6:13 PM7 min read An external investigation commissioned by Stanford University found that the ringleader of the nationwide “Operation Varsity Blues” college admission scam tried to lure seven of the Northern California school’s coaches into the scheme, but only one took the bait. In…

Read More »
Karma Automotive unveils its faster next act, the Revero GTS

Karma Automotive unveils its faster next act, the Revero GTS

Karma Automotive’s second act is a gasoline-electric luxury vehicle that aims to deliver more performance and tech inside a sleek and sporty $149,950 package. The 2020 Revero GTS unveiled Tuesday during AutoMobility LA, the press and trade days of LA Auto Show, shares some of the same bits as its sibling Revero GT. Both vehicles…

Read More »
The most important engineering innovations of 2019

The most important engineering innovations of 2019

Many products featured on this site were editorially chosen. Popular Science may receive financial compensation for products purchased through this site.Copyright © 2019 Popular Science. A Bonnier Corporation Company. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

Read More »
SeaBus trips cut, bus cancellations loom, in Metro Vancouver transit strike

SeaBus trips cut, bus cancellations loom, in Metro Vancouver transit strike

Summary There are more SeaBus sailing cancellations on Wednesday morning, on day six of Metro Vancouver’s transit strike Dozens of SeaBus sailings have been cancelled since Friday VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Commuters have been warned to expect some bus cancellations as job action by transit workers continues across Metro Vancouver, but SeaBus service connecting Vancouver…

Read More »
Tropical cyclone Kammuri slams into the Philippines, interfering with flights and requiring thousands to flee

Tropical cyclone Kammuri slams into the Philippines, interfering with flights and requiring thousands to flee

Typhoon Kammuri hit the Philippines on Tuesday bringing heavy rains and prompting preemptive halts in air travel, schools and government offices, with some 200,000 people evacuated after warnings of floods and landslides.Kammuri is the 20th typhoon to hit the country this year. The storm was packing 155 kph (96 mph) wind speeds and gusts of up…

Read More »
UPDATE 1-China says aircraft carrier on way to S.China Sea after Taiwan passage

UPDATE 1-China says aircraft carrier on way to S.China Sea after Taiwan passage

(Recasts, updates throughout with details)BEIJING, Nov 18 (Reuters) – China’s first domestically-built aircraft carrier is on its way to the South China Sea for tests and to take part in exercises, the Chinese navy said on Monday, after sailing through the Taiwan Strait in a mission denounced by Taipei as intimidation.Taiwan’s defence ministry said on…

Read More »
How to Stop Reliving an Embarrassing Moment

How to Stop Reliving an Embarrassing Moment

Just as you’re about to fall asleep and slip into a blissful state of unconsciousness, it hits you—that moment when you said or did the absolute wrong thing back in high school (or during a job interview or any other social setting). For whatever reason, the memory haunts you, unwilling to recede into the depths…

Read More »
Goodbye, America: Greta Thunberg to Sail Again After Climate Talks Relocate

Goodbye, America: Greta Thunberg to Sail Again After Climate Talks Relocate

Greta Thunberg aboard La Vagabonde on Wednesday as the 48-foot catamaran sailed out of Hampton, Va., bound for Spain.Credit…Rob Ostermaier/The Virginian-Pilot, via Associated PressNov. 12, 2019Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletterGreta Thunberg is sailing across the Atlantic, again. It’s much sooner than she had planned, but not…

Read More »
China prompts United States to stop intriguing acts in South China Sea

China prompts United States to stop intriguing acts in South China Sea

BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Friday urged the United States to stop provocative acts in the South China Sea after two U.S. Navy ships sailed near islands claimed by Beijing there. In a statement, the Chinese military’s southern theater command said its forces tracked the U.S. warships sailing near the disputed islands. Reporting by Huizhong…

Read More »
German murderer wins ‘ideal to be forgotten’

German murderer wins ‘ideal to be forgotten’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The man complained in 2009 after seeing articles detailing his crimes A German man convicted of murder in 1982 has the right to have his name removed from online search results, Germany’s highest court has ruled. The constitutional court in Karlsruhe ruled in favour of the man, who was…

Read More »
He Made the Longest Ocean Voyage in History, and Turned It Into Art

He Made the Longest Ocean Voyage in History, and Turned It Into Art

Reid Stowe once hung out with Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring. But the sea was his true passion. Reid Stowe with his works made from the sails used during his 1,152-day voyage.Credit…Roshni Khatri for The New York TimesPublished Oct. 24, 2019Updated Oct. 28, 2019Along a Hudson River pier in 2010, a sailor docked his battered…

Read More »
A Squash Mystery in Egypt: Is There Something in the Nile?

A Squash Mystery in Egypt: Is There Something in the Nile?

CAIRO — It is one of the most compelling mysteries in sports.Twenty years ago, Egypt could point to a handful or two of great squash players in its history, and the last time it had produced a worldbeater was in the mid-60s, when A.A. AbouTaleb won the British Open three years in a row.Today, if…

Read More »
Look Out Coal, Here Come The Cranberry Bogs, With Solar Panels

Look Out Coal, Here Come The Cranberry Bogs, With Solar Panels

Agriculture Published on November 1st, 2019 | by Tina Casey November 1st, 2019 by Tina Casey  As if the US coal industry isn’t suffering enough from the slings and arrows of low cost natural gas and renewable energy, now the cranberry farmers are piling on. They are laying plans to piggyback arrays of solar panels…

Read More »