July 17, 2018

A 1,300-pound ‘monster’ crocodile has finally been captured after a nearly decade-long hunt in Australia

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By Madison Dapcevich, IFL Science From Business Insider A 1,300-pound crocodile that evaded rangers in Australia for nearly a decade has finally be caught. Rangers in the Northern Territory say it’s rare to find a crocodile that large in the Katherine River. The “monster” crocodile is over 15 feet long and weighs more than 1,300 […]

People can survive without shelter and clothes

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OPINION: (Project No.14, from S.Patnaik-India) From S.Patnaik Dear United Nations & World Governments, People can survive without shelter and clothes for long period, but not possible to live a day without medicine and food (21 days).   For all living creatures in this world, midday meal is most important for their survival.   In eatery […]

OPINION: Ralph Gonsalves Doesn’t Want any Rich People Investing in SVG

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By Jolly Green Worse still he does not want any Vincentian getting rich either unless they are a member of the family dynasty or a chartered supporter thereof. Citizenship by investment is a No! No! As far as Ralph Gonsalves prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is concerned. He has spent seventeen years […]

Australia and India will be growth engines of LNG industry in Asia and Oceania, says GlobalData

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Australia and India will be the significant contributors for capacity growth in Asia and Oceania’s LNG Industry for the outlook period 2018 to 2022. Australia is set to have the highest liquefaction capacity additions while India will have highest regasification capacity additions among all the countries in Asia and Oceania, according to leading data and […]

Nearly half of overseas calls to Windrush helpline from non-Caribbean countries, figures show

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By May Bulman From The Independent UK Exclusive: Ministers accused of attempting to ‘silo’ Windrush cohort to ‘special category’ Nearly half of overseas enquiries to the government’s Windrush taskforce are from countries outside the Caribbean, indicating that the immigration issues span beyond the West Indies. Figures published by the Home Office show 42 per cent […]

Coral reefs ‘will be overwhelmed by rising oceans’

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By Robin McKie From Guardian UK Study finds fragile marine ecosystems cannot grow fast enough to keep pace with sea levels Scientists have uncovered a new threat to the world’s endangered coral reefs. They have found that most are incapable of growing quickly enough to compensate for rising sea levels triggered by global warming. The […]

Robots could help Australia’s banks cut 40,000 jobs over the next decade

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By PAUL COLGAN From Business Insider Reducing staff costs will be a central feature of Australian banks’ profit maintenance strategies over the coming years, according to analysts at Macquarie Private Wealth. They estimate digitisation and automation could help each of the four major banks cut up to 10,000 staff over the next five to 10 […]

How a street artist creates fake glowing neon lights with spray paint

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By Chris Snyder From Business Insider Straker is an Australian street artist who paints unique murals that appear to light up the streets. His pieces look just like real neon signs, but they are actually 2D and created using only spray paint and a special technique that makes them pop off the wall. We spoke […]

Breaking the bank or the myth of blockchain brotopia – or both?

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By Nisa Amoils From Forbes If ever there was a question as to whether NY is the capital of fintech or blockchain, it was answered this week. Through a series of events from May 11 – 17, “Blockchain Week New York City,” anchored by headline event Consensus, included a first-ever Blockchain Job Fair.  Attendance was […]

Kaspersky to move to Switzerland following latest government ban

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By Rachel England From engadget The Dutch government is phasing out the software as a security ‘precaution’. Things are going from bad to worse for Kaspersky Labs, the Russian anti-virus software developer. The Dutch government says it’s planning to phase out the use of the software “as a precautionary measure”, and is proactively suggesting other […]