October 2, 2023

iNews Briefs, More and Community Events

Cayman Islands Community Events MON JUNE 1 National Workforce Development Agency in East End The National Workforce Development Agency will be at the East End Library on Monday (1 Jun) from 10 — 1pm. TUE JUNE 2 Child month Board Games Evening Child Month organisers invite families to enjoy the rescheduled Board Games evening on […]

Cayman Islands Health City set to install solar farm

A 1.2 megawatt solar farm will soon be installed at Health City Cayman Islands, the first of its kind for a Caribbean hospital. The solar farm will utilise cutting edge technology to integrate a photovoltaic energy storage system with the existing Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) equipment, resulting in a reduction in overall energy […]

Deadly flooding across Texas & Oklahoma

By Lindsey Robertson From Mashable   Recent flooding in Texas and Oklahoma has resulted in evacuations, property damage and one death.   Residents throughout both states have had to be rescued from the roofs and attics of their homes. More heavy rainfall is expected throughout the three-day weekend, and some flood warnings will be in […]

NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

By Mariella Moon From engadget Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at something with the brightness of 300 trillion suns. That’s how intense “the most luminous galaxy found to date” is, so much so that NASA has created a new classification for it and the […]

The people who control the Internet got together in a room yesterday — here’s what they’re worried about

By Cale Guthrie Weissman From Business Insider On Thursday, in a large Romanesque ballroom on Manhattan’s Amsterdam Avenue, the people who make the big decisions relating to the underlying technology of what we call the “internet” sat discussing the future. There’s a huge power shift happening in this world, away from US control and toward […]

iNews Briefs, More and Community Events

Community Events MAY 28 Public Lecture GT All are invited to a Public Lecture on “The Relevance of Christianity in a Post Christian World” on Thursday May 28th at the Elmslie Memorial Church Hall, Harbor Drive, George Town at 5:30pm. Opportunity will be available for discussion. The lecture will be given by the Rev. Dr. […]

Scientists discovered the world’s first warm-blooded fish

By Will Dunham, Reuters From Business Insider Move over, mammals and birds, and make room for a fish called the opah in the warm-blooded club. Researchers said in the journal Science on Thursday that this deepwater denizen is the first fish known to be fully warm-blooded, circulating heated blood throughout its body, enabling it to […]

The mysterious disappearance of a forgotten filmmaker

By Chris Dickens From OZY When Thomas Edison and his assistant revealed their movie-playing Kinetoscope to the public in 1893, no one seemed to know that the first moving pictures had been shot several years earlier by an unknown inventor named Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince. He probably would have been well known by then, […]

Species like parrotfish help protect the reef

By Don Rhodes from Keys Info Net The decline of the parrotfish is one of the reasons behind the reef’s decline. While drifting along on a shallow ledge on Conch Reef, I spot a group of colorful parrot fish chomping away at algae and other growth on the coral. A bit farther I see a […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Community Events MAY 21 Humane Society Pub Quiz The Humane Society Pub Quiz is Thursday (21 May) at 7pm at Fidel Murphy’s. John Gray High School Year 11 PTA Meeting John Gray High School Year 11 parents & students are invited to John Gray’s information meeting concerning the transition to year 12 on Tuesday (21 […]