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The Editor speaks: Global warming

It has just been confirmed that 2019 was the second hottest year on record. There is no doubt about that. However, there is doubt that there is in fact climate change despite most of the media and most of the scientists claiming it is real. Why is that? US President Donald Trump thinks it is […]

Reinventing zippers

RichRach – Reinventing zippers Designer; Daphna Kaplan Client: Final project From Core77 The zipper has been in our lives for over a hundred years, but when was the last time we stopped and examine it? Taking a closer look at its qualities gives a chance to explore the mechanism and how it can be manipulated […]

2019 unusual vehicle designs

The Most Unusual Vehicle Designs of 2019 By Rain Noe From Core77 Believe it or not, the Tesla Cybertruck was not the weirdest one we saw this year Rachel Kohout figured out how to build a height-changing bicycle, and shows you how to build your own. More nuttiness on two wheels: This police motorcycle can […]

Cayman: YMCA hosts 5th Leaders for Youth Conference

The YMCA of the Cayman Islands will be hosting their 5th Annual Leaders for Youth Conference from January 17 – 18, bringing together up to 150 YMCA staff members, volunteers, teen leaders and community partners. The conference is the YMCA’s largest training and development event each year, with workshops this year including: Social Emotional Learning […]

Cayman Islands remains on updated Dutch Blacklist

By Taxand From Lexology Netherlands January 6 2020 The Dutch Ministry of Finance has published an update of the list of low tax jurisdictions on 30 December 2019. Barbados and Turkmenistan have been added to the list while Belize, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi-Arabia have been delisted. The list now consists of Anguilla, Bahama’s, Bahrein, Barbados, Bermuda, […]

Elon Musk says a device resembling a ‘UFO on a stick’ will connect people to SpaceX’s new Starlink satellite internet service

By Dave Mosher From Business Insider SpaceX rocketed another 60 internet-providing Starlink satellites at once on Monday night, adding to 120 previously launched to space. The more than 170 working satellites makes the company, founded by tech mogul Elon Musk, the single-largest operator of spacecraft in orbit around Earth. On Tuesday, Musk tweeted there would be “no training required” for users to connect to […]

Harry and Meghan to step back as senior royals

From BBC The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced they will step back as “senior” royals and work to become financially independent. In a statement released by Buckingham Palace, Prince Harry and Meghan also said they plan to split their time between the UK and North America. The couple said they will continue to […]

Australia fires: How the world has responded to the crisis

From BBC The world has watched with horror as bushfires have torn across Australia, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. The blazes have razed almost 2,000 homes, and killed at least 25 people and hundreds of millions of animals since they began in September. People in Australia and abroad, including politicians and celebrities, […]

Iran plane crash: Ukraine International Airline jet crashes killing 176

From BBC A Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 with 176 people on board has crashed in Iran, and officials say there is no chance of finding survivors. Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 to Kyiv went down just minutes after taking off from Tehran’s airport at 06:12 local time (02:42 GMT). The majority of passengers were from Iran […]