March 25, 2019

Best dating sites for seniors: Dating over 60 can actually be fun

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By Leah Stodart From Mashable Senior dating: Hard, but not as much as you think.  Because let’s face it: Dating at any age is kind of a pain in the ass — and being over 60 in the dating world could actually have its perks. There’s a reason why post-retirement age could be the happiest time of your life. […]

Flat Earthers plan a cruise that uses charts of a round planet to navigate

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By Morgan Sung From Mashable Someone is going to tell them, right? Flat Earthers from around the globe disc are planning an all-out cruise for the 2020 Flat Earther International Conference. Promised to be the “biggest, boldest, best adventure yet,” the cruise will bring like-minded people together who all believe the planet is a disc protected by an […]

Best travel pillows

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9 of the best travel pillows right now By Rudie Obias From Mashable The worst part about traveling is… well, traveling. Nobody likes to spend hours sitting in a cramped space in between two strangers with little to no leg room. In fact, if you think about it, every flight or bus ride is the […]

Scientists slam door on the alleged ‘pause’ in global warming

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By Mark Kaufman From Mashable Today, climate change deniers will resurrect the tired old argument that Earth’s global warming stalled sometime at the beginning of this century.  The evidence for such a slowdown, however, doesn’t exist.  A diverse group of global researchers published two papers in the scientific journalEnvironmental Research Letters on Tuesday, affirming why such claims of a global warming […]

At least 4 dead, more than 40 injured in Dominican Republic factory blast

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From efe-epaSanto Domingo At least four people died on Wednesday and more than 40 were injured, including a number of children, when a powerful explosion occurred at a plastics factory in the Dominican capital, authorities said. The blast occurred around midday at the Polyplas factory in the Villas Agricolas district of Santo Domingo and, according […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Gays are citizens too

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By Sir Ronald Sanders A regressive 19th century law, that is a legacy of British rule, continues to exist in 10 of the 12 independent Commonwealth Caribbean states. The law, inspired by the 1553 Buggery Act in England, was imposed on all British colonies by the colonial government in Britain in 1861. It effectively outlawed homosexuality. […]

Southwest Airlines adding new Cayman Islands flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is adding another new route to the Cayman Islands. The carrier has is planning to launch a new route from Baltimore/Washington to Grand Cayman, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new service, which will launch June 15, 2019, will operate weekly on Saturdays. The route, which is still subject […]

Nominations open for Cayman Islands ‘Proud of Them’

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The public is invited to recognise excellence among young people in the Cayman Islands by submitting nominations to the Proud of Them award scheme. The nomination period, for Round 10, runs from 16 November – 7 December 2018. Youth ages 10 – 25 who are reaching new heights of achievement in […]

Former rugby player who was left paralyzed for years after eating a slug has died

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By Julie Mazziotta From Yahoo A friendly dare went terribly wrong eight years ago when 19-year-old Sam Ballard ate a slug that was carrying a deadly parasite that left him paralyzed. And now, after years of medical issues, the former rugby player has died. In 2010, Ballard and his friends were hanging out in the […]

Guyana: Man kills himself after finding it difficult to get a job

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By David Gajadar From Guyana Guardian The family of a relatively quiet and humble man who hung himself during the wee hours of this morning are now grieving over the unexpected and gruesome act. The dead man has been identified by family members as 33-year-old Gregory Suhkdeo of Soesdyke Linden Highway. He was discovered dead […]