November 19, 2018

Grand Cayman is overrun with green iguanas

From The Economist The government wants to bring back the blue variety The cayman islands, a British territory, does not tax companies. So Grand Cayman, its largest part, has more companies (106,000) than people (61,000). Its population of green iguanas greatly outnumbers both. There are perhaps 1.3m of them, more than 6,000 per square kilometre. […]

Nearly 170 dogs rescued from horrific Iowa Puppy Mill

By: Laura Goldman From Care2 Months ago, animal rescue groups in northern Iowa notified the Worth County Sheriff’s Office about a commercial breeder who was keeping dogs in terrible conditions without proper care. “We have tried to work with the individual in addressing the growing concerns about the welfare of her animals over the past […]

Grant Thornton golf event

Grant Thornton in the Cayman Islands host their second Annual Golf Days in aid of the Cayman Islands Humane Society 16 November 2018 On Thursday 15 November, Grant Thornton in the Cayman Islands hosted their second annual golf days in aid of the Cayman Islands Humane Society. 72 budding golfers from around the globe, came […]

Abrams ends Georgia Governor bid, says she’ll file lawsuit

From Newsmax Democrat Stacey Abrams ended 10 days of post-election drama in Georgia’s closely watched and even more closely contested race for governor Friday, acknowledging Republican Brian Kemp as the victor while defiantly refusing to concede to the man she blamed for “gross mismanagement” of a bitterly fought election. The speech Abrams delivered at her […]

Destinations of the week

4 OFFBEAT TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN THE UK From Travel Bliss UK The country of United Kingdom is so full of magnificent places to visit. However, many of them are so mainstream today that the large number of crowds might ruin the holiday fever itself. Worry not, because we have listed down for you the top […]

Bitcoin and the crypto market is once again crashing hard

By John Russell From TechCrunch It’s not been a pretty year for anyone who owns Bitcoin, but the last 24 hours has been a period to forget as the cryptocurrency dropped below $100 billion in market cap for the first time in more than a year. You have to go back to the end of […]

Trump visits California fire scene as death toll rises

From Newsmax President Donald Trump took a helicopter tour Saturday over the Northern California landscape scorched by a killer wildfire. A full cover of haze and the smell of smoke greeted the president upon his arrival at an Air Force base, as did the governor and his successor. Trump planned to hear from those leaders […]

Cameron Bellamy rounds Barbados in 40 hours 43 minutes

Courtesy of WOWSA, Barbados. From The Daily News Of Open Wayer Cameron Bellamy has had quite a year. First he became the first South African to complete the Oceans Seven. Then he attempted a Swim Around Barbados. He did not finish his first attempt in September when he swam for over 27 hours and 66 […]

In California, climate change has turned rainy season into fire season

From New York Mag November always marked the beginning of rainy season in California. Now it is fire season. Last November, the Thomas Fire in Southern California grew 50,000 acres in a single day, eventually burning 440 square miles and forcing more than 100,000 people to evacuate. It was not an outlier. Five of the […]

Kick off 2019 at major festivaI – finaI call

From International Screenwriters’ Association The Coolest FiIm FestivaI is Approaching Let US Take YOU There! Experience the Sundance FiIm FestivaI in Park City, UT and a Table Read of your script at one of the most thrilling festivaIs of 2019! In addition to attending festivaI events and screenings as an Award Winner, a professional director […]