Posts Tagged ‘elephant’

How Singer Cher Is Helping Kaavan, The ‘World’s Loneliest Elephant’

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iconic singer and actress Cher is in Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant,” who will soon leave a Pakistani zoo for better conditions after years of lobbying by animal rights groups and activists. Because of security concerns, Cher’s schedule was not made public. However, she met […]

Reports on Flynn pardon leave out elephant in the room: Israeli interference in US policy

Donald Trump pardoned his former national security adviser Mike Flynn yesterday, and leading media left out a large part of the basis of Flynn’s conviction: Israeli interference in U.S. foreign policy. They said that Flynn got charged for what he did for Russia. There’s no mention of Israel. First a look back at Flynn’s downfall. […]

US Election: Origins of the Democratic Donkey and Republican Elephant

In case you happen to be one of those people who wonder how everything started, you would be amazed to learn that the two extremely popular party animals have been on the political scene since the 19th century. Specifically, the Democratic Party’s donkey started as an insult during Andrew Jackson’s 1828 presidential campaign, when his […]

The elephant in the room isn’t wearing a mask

Our 7-month-old has had a high fever (103 F/39.6 C) for the last 48 hours and it has worn us out. He’s doing okay, back from Terem/the emergency clinic. What astounds me is the audacity of a couple other would-be patients who outright refused to mask themselves. We had already had a stressful Shabbat, as […]

Democratic Convention Ignores the Elephant in the Virtual Room: Urban Violence

John Kass The “We the People”-themed Democratic National Convention, like the Republican one to follow, shows us what America has known for years: that conventions are only infomercials designed to bend reality to political will. The Democrats bend their reality toward a referendum on President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, but they bend it […]

Wild elephant tramples a man to death in Jharkhand, India

     This is the terrifying moment a wild elephant chases a man swimming in its watering hole before trampling him to death after he twists his ankle and falls over. The horrific footage shows the man paddling in the water while the angered beast moves towards him in the Seraikela Kharsawan district of Jharkhand in […]

Scientists on the verge of creating hybrid elephant and mammoth

Vatican City: An elephant-mammoth hybrid, genetically engineered without tusks and hardy enough to survive away from Africa or India, could be the key to tackling poaching, scientists believe. Dozens of mammoth genes have been resurrected by scientists at Harvard University, who are about to publish the first plans to create an artificial […]

Rampaging elephant crushes mahout to death during religious festival in Kerala, India

     A man has been killed by an elephant at a religious festival in Kerala, India, after the animal suddenly ran rampage during a parade. Graphic video footage shows the moment the elephant throws four people off its back, and gores and tramples its handler to death. The angry bull elephant is seen tossing the […]

Nature fights back: Elephant tramples big game hunter to death

(Natural News) An Argentinian hunter has recently been attacked and killed by an elephant at a private game farm in Namibia, PJ Media reported online. According to the report, Jose Monzalvez and four other trophy hunters traveled to the private game farm in pursuit of elephants. The report noted that the hunting party was tracking an elephant […]

Hunter in Namibia trampled to death by elephant he was trying to kill

     Namibian media say an elephant trampled and killed an Argentine who was in a group of hunters tracking a herd of elephants. The Namibia Press Agency said the hunter, identified as 46-year-old Jose Monzalvez, was killed on Saturday afternoon in a private wildlife area 43 miles northwest of the small town of Kalkfeld. The […]

5G – The Elephant in Your Living Room

5G is being promoted as something very beneficial, enhancing the ‘internet of things’, and it’s being rolled out very quickly. Source Article from Hits: 0

Environmentalists are Ignoring the Elephant in the Room: U.S. Military is the World’s Largest Polluter

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Professional hunter crushed to death by falling elephant

     A professional South African hunter was killed by a falling elephant while on a safari in Zimbabwe. It comes just weeks after his missing friend was found to have been eaten by crocodiles. Theunis Botha, 51, was on a game hunt in Gwai, Zimbabwe with a group of hunters on Friday when they stumbled […]

When I Read The Letter I Wrote To My Future Self Last Year, I Was Almost In Tears

Dear Diary, Today was an exhausting day, but I’m hoping that my hard work will eventually pay off with that promotion. The good news is that Julie, that cute girl in accounting, smiled at me. YAY! If that’s what comes to mind when someone suggests that you begin journaling, your opinion is in desperate need […]

Former Banker And Zurich Insurance CEO Martin Senn Found Dead

A former banker and Swiss insurance company CEO has been found dead in an apparent suicide at a holiday resort. It comes three years after a former chief financial officer of Switzerland’s Zurich Insurance Group was also found dead after committing suicide. The Independent reports: Zurich Insurance Group said Martin Senn, who ran the company […]

France Labor Marches Descend Into Violence

Demonstrators in France clashed with police during labor reform protests. Video shows a policeman dressed in riot gear assaulting an unarmed woman. Following a verbal provocation, a Toulouse policeman attacks a woman demonstrator by grabbing her by the throat and sending her flying to the ground. RT reports: Two videos featuring the woman were posted […]

Ontario proposal would force parents of unvaccinated children into re-education camps featuring government vaccine propaganda

(NaturalNews) Canada’s Ontario province is proposing new amendments to its “Immunization of School Pupils Act,” which would require parents to submit to “education sessions” before being allowed to obtain exemption status from having their children vaccinated. Canada, along with the United States and Australia, has become increasingly authoritarian in its stance towards vaccination, […]

Saudi warplanes kill 2, wound several in Yemen’s Amran

Saudi warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes on the northwestern province of Amran, killing and wounding more Yemeni people despite international warnings about deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the war-hit country. In their latest aerial aggression on Wednesday, Saudi jets killed at least two civilians and injured nine others in Jebel al-Aswad area in the Harf Sufyan district […]

Landslide in Kyrgyzstan caught on camera

     Two landslides occurred on April 27, 2016 at the Uch-Chat Pasture located nearby the village of Almaluu-Bulak in Jalal-Abad region. The first landslide came down at about 5.40 pm local time, amounting to at least 100 thousand cubic meters. It vanished a summer house built on the pasture. The second landslide came down at […]

Six Month Old Baby Left Brain Damaged After Receiving 8 Vaccine Doses

A Texas mother is speaking out against the horrific injuries her six month old daughter sustained after being given 8 vaccine doses during a routine visit to the doctors surgery.  After receiving vaccines for DTap/Hib/IPV, hepatitis B, pneumococcal Prevnar 13, and the oral Rotavirus vaccine, Cerenity suffered several major health problems which eventually led to her […]

Belgian government declares Brussels airport explosions ‘terror attacks’

     According to an official communique from the Belgian government, the Brussels airport explosions are being considered a terrorist attack. At least 10 people were killed and 30 injured in twin explosions at Zaventem airport in Brussels. People evacuated after the station filled with smoke, according to eyewitnesses. ​​The blasts in Brussels come just days […]

The Incredible Earthquake Detector Invented Nearly 2,000 Years Ago

Although we still cannot accurately predict earthquakes, we have come a long way in detecting, recording, and measuring seismic shocks. Many don’t realise that this process began nearly 2000 years ago, with the invention of the first seismoscope in 132 AD by a Chinese inventor called Zhang (‘Chang’) Heng.  The device was remarkably accurate in […]

It will take more than a political revolution for Bernie Sanders to ‘level the playing field’ in Israel/Palestine

Bernie Sanders has made headlines by committing himself to a fairer U.S. Palestine policy. “All I can tell you is I will make every single effort to bring rational people on both sides together so that hopefully we can have a level playing field,” the senator said at a rally in Dearborn, Michigan—”an Arab-American stronghold”, […]

1st Scandinavian women-led mosque opens in Denmark

“We have normalized patriarchal structures in our religious institutions. Not just in Islam, but also within Judaism and Christianity and other religions. And we would like to challenge that,” Sherin Khankan, the project’s founder and one of the imams who will be leading prayers at the new mosque, told AFP. Khankan told Politiken daily that […]

1st Scandinavian women-led mosque opens in Denmark

“We have normalized patriarchal structures in our religious institutions. Not just in Islam, but also within Judaism and Christianity and other religions. And we would like to challenge that,” Sherin Khankan, the project’s founder and one of the imams who will be leading prayers at the new mosque, told AFP. Khankan told Politiken daily that […]

Retired German general heaps praise on Russia for peacekeeping actions in Syria

     By launching an anti-terrorist air campaign in Syria, Moscow added greatly to the beginning of the peace process in the country, according to former chairman of the NATO Military Committee Harald Kujat. In an interview with the German newspaper Passauer Neue Presse, Harald Kujat, a retired German general and former chairman of the NATO […]

‘Party ambience’? Protesters seek to prevent WWII concentration camp becoming luxury spa res

“The project will be sympathetic to the local architecture and will completely preserve the historical value of the island, will also be completely eco-friendly by using renewable energy sources, and energy efficient materials,” a promotion for the future Lustica Bay Resort reads. 4,000 freshly-printed copies of Hitler’s Mein Kampf sell out in Germany within a […]

Harvard Law dean compares microaggressions to violence, sexual assault

From: In a move that should surprise no one who has been watching the utter meltdown of privileged college students this year, a Harvard Law School dean has compared “microaggressions” to sexual assault and violence. Dean Martha L. Minow, during her winter commencement speech on injustice, asked her students to […]

Amazon Unveils New Prime Air Drone Prototypes

Amazon Unveils New Prime Air Drone Prototypes November 30th, 2015 Via: USA Today: Amazon revealed the latest prototype of drones it will deploy as part of its Prime Air service using the unmanned aerial devices to deliver packages in under 30 minutes. According to […]

World is on brink of a new ice age

     Crippling blizzards, snowstorms and sub-zero temperatures threaten a yearly dose of Arctic misery for the next fifty years at least – and possibly decades more. Climate experts warn a rare pattern of water cooling in the north Atlantic will trigger a chain reaction of events leading to a “fully-blown ice age”. The [forecasters] say […]

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