Wednesday, July 18, 2018

This is what happens when you die, according to a bunch of different people...

What happens to us when we die? It’s a question that has exercised humanity’s finest minds since those humans have been around to have...

Why Did ‘Shocking’ Amounts of BP Oil Fall to the Seafloor?

A newly discovered process that makes oil drop like stones may inspire better cleanup strategies, experts say. In April 2010, as the biggest oil spill...

Why Elephants Are As Ritualistic and Violent As the Mafia

It’s all about power, dominance, reverence, brutality and—above all—family. Every summer, Caitlin O’Connell, author of Elephant Don: The Politics of a Pachyderm Posse, packs her bags...

The Other Side of Boredom

MY years as a kayak guide coincided exactly with the Great Recession. By 2009, tourists were canceling their trips in droves. I received their...

The perilous journey from Somalia to Italy: A story of an illegal immigrant

“Europe is not what I envisioned it to be. People would say it is a great place and praise Europe but the reality does...

No place like home: Xenophobia in South Africa

Al Jazeera made an in-depth analysis/report on the roots, the ravishes and the routing pain surrounding Xenophobia in South Africa. the Report brings together: 01. The FOREIGNERS 02....

Gray whale makes record migration across North Pacific

A whale's journey across the Pacific Ocean is the longest recorded migration of any mammal, say scientists. The female gray whale made a round trip...

Extreme Weather: 13 Striking Pictures

Scientists predict that climate change will intensify the severity of storms. A batch of twisters ripped through Illinois this week, flattening homes, causing injuries and...

Hatton Garden jewellery burglary: Extraordinary underworld of London’s jewellery quarter

he biographer of London’s jewellery quarter retraces the thieves’ journey through the tunnels and stairwells where so much of the capital’s wealth is kept. There...

Exquisitely preserved giant carnivorous ‘terror bird’ unearthed in Argentina

Popularly known as ‘terror birds,’ phorusrhacids are an extinct clade, or branch, of giant flightless, meat-eating birds that were the dominant predators in South...

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Somaliland FM Refutes A Number of Allegations Against His Office, Foreign Aid

Dr. Saad Ali Shire, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Relations of the Republic of Somaliland, defended his country of a number of acerbic...

Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...