Making a list of all creatures, great and small
on July 7, 2020 at 6:09 pm
A new article outlines a roadmap for creating, for the first time, an agreed list of all the world’s species, from mammals and birds to plants, fungi and microbes.
Resharing videos of violence against Black people can spark more trauma
by Candice Wang on July 7, 2020 at 5:50 pm
In this era, in which the power of a camera lies at nearly everyone’s fingertips, stories of violence against Black people have taken a visceral, viral turn.
Activists have shut down two major fossil fuel pipelines—at least for now
by Ula Chrobak on July 7, 2020 at 5:45 pm
Despite the current administration’s continued moves to grind away at foundational environmental laws, advocates are claiming major victories in courthouses. This week, less than 24 hours apart, two high-profile oil pipelines have been crushed—at least temporarily.
Best dandruff shampoos for a happy, flake free scalp
by PopSci Commerce Team on July 7, 2020 at 5:39 pm
These effective dandruff shampoos can soothe even the itchiest of scalps. With these flake-fighting treatments, you can feel confident wearing black again.
Risk of airborne coronavirus spread being underplayed, say researchers
on July 7, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Over 200 scientists have signed a letter calling for the world to recognise the potential for the coronavirus to be transmitted through small airborne droplets, and to take steps to protect against them
HRD ministry makes 1st attempt to know student access to net and computer
on July 7, 2020 at 6:11 pm
While a recent Unicef report said more than 270 million students in India have been impacted by the school closure due to Covid-19 and that only 24% Indian households have Internet access, there is no clear government assessment yet on the subject.
IIM autonomy in doubt after 1 year degree order
on July 7, 2020 at 6:05 pm
Directors of leading IIMs said the issue will be discussed within the institutes and with the government in the context of the autonomy promised under the IIM Act, 2017, and stressed the need to arrive at “best possible solution”.
No quarantine for MPs as govt paves way for House panel meets
on July 7, 2020 at 5:53 pm
Standing committee on petroleum and natural gas holds first meeting after lockdown on Tuesday
ED a step closer to securing fugitive economic offender tag on Sandesaras
on July 7, 2020 at 5:45 pm
A court of an additional district and sessions judge in Delhi has now posted the matter for final arguments by ED and the accused to decide whether to declare Sterling Biotech MD Nitin Jayantilal Sandesara and others as fugitive economic offenders.
‘Pakistan continues to promote terror notwithstanding pandemic’
on July 7, 2020 at 5:43 pm
Pakistan’s Prime Minister had also publicly acknowledged presence of up to 40,000 terrorists in his country and that terrorists from Pakistan have attacked the neighboring countries. Recently, Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team of the UN Security Council, reported that around 6,500 Pakistani terrorists belonging to LeT and JeM are operating in Afghanistan.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Says He Has Tested Positive for COVID-19
on July 7, 2020 at 3:45 pm
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Instead of Praising God, Chinese Churches Ordered to ‘Promote Patriotism’ as They Reopen After Pandemic
on July 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm
The Chinese communist government is allowing some churches to reopen in the wake of COVID-19, but the congregations must follow certain rules.
Is Wifely Submission a Trap for Women? Not if Their Husbands Use Authority Like Jesus: A Servant Leader
on July 6, 2020 at 3:46 pm
What does the Bible really mean when it tells women to submit to their husbands and men to be the head of their homes? One of America’s most popular pastors and his wife – Tim and Kathy Keller – have gone deep into the scriptures to reveal the truth that shows in no way is one spouse supposed to lord it over the other. In fact, the kind of leader God promotes is the one who’ll be a servant first and foremost.
Japan Floods Leave up to 34 Dead, Many at Nursing Homes
on July 5, 2020 at 11:29 am
Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that left at least 34 people confirmed or presumed dead hampered search and rescue operations Sunday in southern Japan, including at elderly home facilities where more than a dozen died and scores were still stranded.
Heavy Rain Floods Southern Japan; Over a Dozen Presumed Dead
on July 4, 2020 at 11:43 am
Heavy rain in southern Japan triggered flooding and mudslides on Saturday, leaving more than a dozen people presumed dead, about 10 missing and dozens stranded on rooftops waiting to be rescued, officials said.
‘No timeline’ on dismantling City Hall tent city
by Bryan Passifiume on July 7, 2020 at 6:14 pm
City staff remain hopeful those responsible for an illegal, weeks-long occupation on Nathan Phillips Square will leave on their own accord. Served notice of trespass last week and ordered to vacate the square by Monday, occupants of a makeshift tent city in front of Toronto City Hall were still going strong Tuesday morning, with seemingly
Ontario reports 112 new cases, seeks to extend some emergency measures
by Canadian Press on July 7, 2020 at 6:10 pm
Ontario introduced new legislation Tuesday to enable the extension of some pandemic emergency orders over the next year, a move an opposition critic said could curb checks on the powers granted to the government. Solicitor General Sylvia Jones said the legislation would allow the government to extend or amend some emergency orders a month at
‘Costco Ken’ flips out over mask request
by Postmedia News on July 7, 2020 at 5:45 pm
Another clip has gone viral of an American unhappy about being told to wear a mask. In this one, a Florida man at a Costco store was filmed yelling that he felt “threatened” by customers who wanted him to don a mask. The clip was posted to Twitter by documentary film director Billy Corben. Florida
Booze buyers must abide by municipal mask rules: LCBO
by Antonella Artuso on July 7, 2020 at 5:29 pm
Ontarians in some jurisdictions including Toronto will have to mask up to booze it up. The LCBO said in a statement Tuesday that it will not allow unmasked customers into its stores in areas where local bylaws require face coverings in public indoor spaces. “While the requirement to wear face coverings may vary by region,
‘GREATEST ATROCITIES’: Woman who filmed Toronto hospital encounter joins mask protest
by Jenny Yuen on July 7, 2020 at 5:27 pm
A group of people took to the streets Tuesday to protest Toronto’s mandatory mask bylaw, which came into effect the same day. Among them was Letitia Montana, the woman who refused to wear a mask at St. Joseph’s hospital and was denied access to see a doctor about a possible broken finger. “Why do our
Gemma Collins drops new plus size pyjama collection and it’s gorgeous
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Rivkie Baum) on July 7, 2020 at 6:05 pm
Gemma Collins stuns in new pics as she launches her pyjama collection, an exclusive to In The Style Curve and will only be available in sizes 16 to 28.
Lydia Bright shares tour of her mirrored dressing room as she ‘completes’ house
by email@example.com (Natalie L Corner) on July 7, 2020 at 5:55 pm
Lydia Bright excitedly revealed that the last room in her house had been finished after a delay caused by coronavirus, but now her new wardrobes are installed and she shared a peek inside!
EastEnders most shocking deaths as BBC soap delves into the archives
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Natalie L Corner) on July 7, 2020 at 4:37 pm
EastEnders celebrated its 35th anniversary in February just weeks before lockdown began by killing off Dennis in the Queen Vic boat party, and over the decades there’s certainly been plenty of tragedy…
This is where Stacey’s amazing bedding is from, get the look here
by email@example.com (Rivkie Baum) on July 7, 2020 at 4:29 pm
We’re obsessed with Stacey Solomon’s home improvements, this is where her bedding is from…
Can’t get to the salon? Get your hair cut at home by Paris Hilton’s hairdresser
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Laura Mulley) on July 7, 2020 at 2:48 pm
Luxury styling service Glow & Dry now lets you book a professional to blow dry, cut or colour your hair at your home – we test it out