September 18, 2018

Search Results for: long in the tooth

Is your horse ‘Long in the Tooth’? Equine specialist arriving in Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (the “CIEF”) is bringing an equine specialist to the island in January to ‘float’ or file the teeth of any horses requiring it. Whether your horse is a Cayman pony or an overseas sport horse, their teeth probably need to be filed if they have not been checked in the […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Good journalism is a like a toothache: it hurts but it warns

By Sir Ronald Sanders Reporters Without Borders (RWB) just released its 2018 press freedom report and, apart from two of them, the lowest mark for rated Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries is “fairly good”. The worst, rated as “problematic”, are Haiti and Guyana. Jamaica is the only CARICOM country rated “good”. For unknown reasons, The Bahamas […]

All-natural toothache home remedies

From WN.com When toothaches pain strikes you, the idea strikes you without warning. And even more often than not, we are trapped off guard and unsuspecting. Finding the cure to toothaches pain need not be difficult as finding the right remedy can be found in the comfort of our properties. Toothache pain is an indicator […]

A surprising factor in the extinction of the dinosaurs may have been how long their eggs took to hatch

By Kevin Loria From Business Insider Approximately 66 million years ago, a massive asteroid or comet smashed into the Earth near what we now think of as the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. On the other side of the world, in India, at a place called the Deccan Traps, a period of intense volcanic eruption began […]

Smoking weed can make your teeth fall out: Long-term marijuana use is linked to gum disease

By Kate Pickles For Mailonline Study looked at 1,000 people who had used cannabis or tobacco daily It linked smoking marijuana to severe gum disease or ‘periodontitis’ Periodontitis affects tissues that support teeth and hold them in place Previous research has linked cannabis use to bronchitis and cancer Regular cannabis use can make teeth fall […]

How to make your iPhone’s battery last longer

By Lisa Eadicicco   From Business Insider Have you ever wondered why your iPhone’s battery is already at 20% even though you just charged it this morning? To say we use our smartphones for everything wouldn’t be an exaggeration. From listening to music during commutes to finding directions and working on the go, your smartphone’s battery […]

The Editor Speaks: An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, or an eye for a tooth?

It would be wrong of me to condemn and even more wrong if I was to explode at the opinion and the publicity given to the minority group who want to bring back the death penalty. Even subscribing to an editorial on the subject is giving publicity to the hardline minority group who even want […]

Bluetooth is standardised wireless

The online encyclopedia Wikipedia, that has left Encyclopaedia Britannica (the ultimate reference source in my days of learning) collecting dust on the shelves, provides this concise description of Bluetooth. It is not a rotting tooth in your mouth so read on without alarm. “Bluetooth is a proprietary open wireless technology standard for exchanging data over […]

NEW UPDATE – ISAAC DISSIPATES – Isaac may become a hurricane after threatening Jamaica, impacting Lesser Antilles

From HMCI Sep 15 2018 Great news – The NHC has advised that Isaac has dissipated and has now issued its last advisory on the remnants of Isaac! The Cayman Islands National weather service will continue to monitor the remnants of Isaac as it moves over the central Caribbean. The local forecast indicates an 80 […]

The hunting of whales, dolphins and porpoises illegally for bait found to be more widespread than first thought

A report by Sandra Altherr and Nicola Hodgins Edited by Sue Fisher, Kate O’Connell, D.J. Schubert, and Dave Tilford SMALL CETACEANS, BIG PROBLEMS A global review of the impacts of hunting on small whales, dolphins and porpoises SUMMARY The hunting of small cetaceans (i.e., all toothed whales, except the sperm whale) for food or fishing […]