September 21, 2023

CIFA Results and fixtures

2013-14 Foster’s First Division update 3 and FFD match schedule for weekend  Nov 23. Also CIFA Youth Leagues Fixtures    

Former SONG OF NORWAY Sold For Scrap

By Shawn Dake From Maritime Matters The founding ship of the second largest cruise line in the world has been sold for scrap. Built in 1970 for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, the SONG OF NORWAY was a phenomenally popular ship that helped usher in the modern era of cruising.  As built the ship measured 18,853 gross […]

An Antarctic bike ride to the South Pole

By Natalio Cosoy From BBC Mundo Since Roald Amundsen’s Norwegian expedition first conquered the South Pole in 1911 plenty of others have followed in his footsteps – but not necessarily by foot. The journey has been completed with dog sleds, snowmobiles and four-wheel-drives. But no one had ever completed it on a pushbike. That is […]

FDA ruins everyone’s week with French fry health notice

By Chris Morran November From Consumerist Like many of you, I plan on enjoying yummy french fries this weekend, because they taste good. But in doing so, I’ll have to ignore the downer of a reminder from the FDA about how fries and other fried foods may contain an animal carcinogen called acrylamide. The FDA […]

Invasive sea grass spreads to Caribbean area

From Amigoe WILLEMSTAD — The invasive sea grass Halophila stipulacea has spread to more islands in the Caribbean area since 2011. According to former director of Carmabi, Dr. Dolfi Debrot – currently researcher of Imares, the marine institute of the University of Wageningen – the sea grass is meanwhile seen on Curaçao, Aruba and St. […]

Puzzles for Nov 21 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

Triple C breakfast & Multi-family Garage Sale

Come out and support the Triple C School Breakfast and Garage sale on Saturday 23rd November 2013 at the Triple C School Multi-Purpose Hall 74 Fairbanks Road. The Garage Sale is from 6:30-10:00 am Breakfast will be served between 7:30-9:30am There will be lots of things to buy and delicious breakfast food! There will be […]

Samuels and Shillingford reported for suspect bowling actions

From Times of India MUMBAI: As if the humiliating Test series loss to India was not enough, West Indies off-spinners Marlon Samuels and Shane Shillingford have been reported for suspected illegal bowling actions during the second Test. “Samuels and Shillingford were reported at the end of the second day’s play on Friday by on-field umpires […]

Pirates Week: Children’s Under 12’s Circuit Race

SATURDAY 16TH NOVEMBER, 2013 Sponsored by Ribena The Third Annual under 12’s Circuit Race had a small but enthusiastic group of participants including a couple from overseas.   The race was moved this year to Elizabethan Square which was felt to be safer and nicer environment than before and a big thank you goes to Montpelier […]

Starbucks Once Again Fails To Stop New Hampshire Company From Selling ‘Charbucks’ Coffee

By Chris Morran From Consumerist Black Bear has been fighting the legal battle with Starbucks over the Charbucks name for more than a decade. It’s been a couple years since we last heard about the Starbucks v. Charbucks legal battle, pitting the Seattle coffee colossus against Black Bear Micro Roastery, a family-owned operation out of […]