January 23, 2021

Why Garfield phones have littered French beaches for 35 years

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By Steve Dent From engadget There’s no better symbol of plastic ocean pollution and ’80s consumerism gone wild than the Garfield phones of Brittany. The handsets, in the form of the aggressively unfunny cat, have been washing up on French beaches for decades. However, the novelty has long since worn off for residents who have been picking them up […]

Dozens of French tourists hurt in Cuba road accident

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From Channel NewsAsia The accident occurred on Monday afternoon as the tour bus was returning to Varadero from an outing in Santa Clara to visit a monument to Argentine-Cuban guerrilla fighter Che Guevara. HAVANA: Forty-one French tourists and two locals were injured in Cuba when their bus hit another vehicle and overturned, media reports and […]