May 7, 2021

FBI agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair in Oregon

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From BBC A man has been charged with assault after fortifying his Oregon home “like a scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark”. FBI agents found a circular hot tub linked up to a tripwire, a fortified front door and animal traps laid around the property, local media report. But they were not able to […]

Lessons from the Cayman Islands: Traveling to slow down

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By Spencer Spellman Cayman Brac beach in the Cayman Islands I originally drove past the Caribbean-looking restaurant, Star Island, after seeing that the parking lot was empty at lunchtime. Yet the thought of conch fritters in my mouth beckoned me to turn around; and so I did. I reached for the doorknob, turning it to […]

Harrison Ford breaks ankle on Star Wars film set at Pinewood studios

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From BBC The BBC understands that Ford, 71, broke his ankle in an incident involving a door at Pinewood Studios. The Hollywood actor, who starred as Han Solo in the original three Star Wars films and is currently filming the new Episode VII sequel, was airlifted to John Radcliffe Hospital, in Oxford. A spokesman for […]