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Xmas trees for mulch/”Recycled pitiful me” – The Publisher speaks

We have been asked to repeat the PSA below and it seemed to be appropriate to also repeat my poem I wrote about the “merry mulch”. DEH set to collect Christmas trees for Mulch The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) wishes to advise the public that bins have now been placed for the public to […]

Iran plane downing: Person who filmed video arrested

From BBC Iran says it has arrested the person who filmed the footage showing a Ukrainian passenger plane being shot down by a missile. It is believed the person being detained will face charges related to national security. Flight PS752 was brought down after it took off from Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people […]

US: Plane dumps fuel over school in emergency landing to LAX

From BBC A passenger plane has dumped fuel over a school playground as it made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport. At least 17 children and nine adults are being treated for skin irritation and breathing problems. Fuel may be dumped in emergencies, but aviation rules state that air traffic controllers must warn […]

Taal: The ‘very small but dangerous volcano’

From BBC Taal is one of the Philippines’ most active volcanoes. Over the past few days, it’s begun spewing lava, triggering earthquakes and emitting huge plumes of ash that have spread across the island of Luzon and beyond. Scientists fear a bigger “hazardous eruption” is imminent. Taal is tiny, as volcanoes go, but it has […]

Huge sinkhole swallows bus, kills six, 10 missing in China

By PTI From One India Beijing, Jan 14: An enormous sinkhole swallowed a bus and pedestrians in China, sparking an explosion, killing six people and leaving 10 more missing, state media said Tuesday. Footage showed people at a bus stop running from the collapsing road, as the bus — jutting into the air — sank […]

Oscar Health now has 400,000 members and expects to bring in $2 billion by the end of 2020

By Jonathan Shieber From TechCrunch Oscar Health, the upstart healthcare insurance company and technology developer, expects to have roughly 400,000 members insured under its healthcare plans, who collectively will bring in roughly $2 billion in revenue for the company by the end of 2020, according to slides of a presentation from theJP Morgan Healthcare conference seen […]

Functional furniture

How Woodworker Chris Salomone Turned His Son’s Drawing Into a Functional Piece of Furniture By Alexandra Alexa From Core77 “Even though in the end it has to look kind of weird and messed up, it has to look like it was done on purpose.” We’ve featured the work of self-taught woodworker Chris Salomone quite extensively […]

The Oldest Book in America

From I Love Typography Printing was introduced into the Americas by the Italian Giovanni Paoli, better known as Juan Pablos. The first book issued from his press in Mexico City was Doctrina breve, a Spanish handbook of Christian doctrine, written by Juan de Zumárraga, Mexico’s first bishop, and printed in 1539 — making it the Western Hemisphere’s first printed book. […]

Kauai Island

8 Incredible Things to Do on Kauai Island From Everything Everywhere Expansive lush greenery and tropical rainforests have earned the island of Kauai its nickname, “The Garden Island.” The natural beauty of Kauai is breathtaking with steep jagged mountains, cascading waterfalls, and rich green flora. Although the area of Kauai is only 550 square miles, […]