December 14, 2017

Royal Platinum Anniversary

Cayman Islands latest stamp issue marks Royal Platinum Anniversary Four new stamps feature Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to commemorate their platinum wedding anniversary. This is the latest issue from the CI Postal Service, offering yet another interesting choice of stamps during this busy holiday season. The four stamps are available […]

Cartoon of the Week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Solar installations

New US solar installations nearly doubled in 2016 By Daniel Cooper From engadget And the average price for a system fell by 20 percent. Yes, the head of the EPA did display a staggering level of ignorance about climate change, but not everything is terrible. A report produced by GTM Research and the Solar Energy […]

Free Lyft

Budweiser offers 150,000 free Lyft round trips Steve Dent From engadget While Uber brings the Budweiser, Lyft takes you home after drinking it. If you’re on the lookout for a designated driver this holiday season, a brewery can save the day. Starting today, Budweiser is offering up to 150,000 free round-trip Lyft rides (worth up […]

NG Nature Photographers of the Year

Winners of the 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest By ALAN TAYLOR From The Atlantic 20 PHOTOS IN FOCUS National Geographic has announced the winners of its annual photo competition, with the Grand Prize Winner Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan receiving a prize of $7,500 for his image of an orangutan in Borneo. National […]

A Divine Super Sue

Cayman National Choir and Orchestra wow with “A Night Divine” By Georgina Wilcox ‘Super Sue’ is Sue Horrocks who is the Musical Director of the Cayman National Choir and Cayman National Orchestra. Not only is ‘Super Sue” Musical Director, at the Choir and Orchestra’s annual Christmas production she also conducted the choir and the orchestra. […]

Gene therapy gives ‘bubble babies’ immune systems

By Saqib Shah From engadget The new treatment restored all three major immune cell types in the babies. Initial results from a new gene therapy technique suggest it could open the doors to a cure for “bubble baby” disease. Lacking the ability to ward off even the most common infections, infants born with the genetic […]

NASA wakes up Voyager’s slumbering thrusters 37 years later

By Mariella Moon From engadget The backup thrusters have been inactive since 1980. NASA’s Voyager 1 has been drifting farther and farther away from our planet for the past 40 years. Now, the agency has ensured that it can maintain contact with the farthest spacecraft from Earth for at least two to three more years […]

Gadget of the week

Atari’s Speakerhat, a hat with speakers, is now on sale By Jon Fingas From engadget In case you absolutely need audio hanging over your head. Yes, Atari’s speaker-equipped hats are very much real. At the last possible minute, the game brand has started selling the Speakerhat to the masses. Pay $130 or more ($100 until […]

Recipe of the week

Recipe: Tangy Cabbage and Jalapeño Slaw By Kelli Foster From The Kitchn Make this tangy, spicy slaw once and you’ll want to bring it to every potluck you ever attend. At least, that’s how this recipe makes me feel, and I’m certain it will do the same for you. With the crunchy texture of carrots […]