Posts Tagged ‘spare’

As hunting season kicks off, activists plead to spare birds in extinction danger

September 1 marks the beginning of Israel’s five-month hunting season, and environmental and animal rights campaigners want to ensure that it is the country’s last. The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel on Tuesday appealed to hunters’ organizations not to target three species of bird that are in danger of extinction, even though […]

Be sure and check how sanitized your mask is – and spare a thought for the sweatshop labour

This appeared in my feed today. As the person who shared it said…”I hope everyone is enjoying their sanitized masks”. A point to ponder. I have no idea what country this hails from but I dare say they are paid pennies per day for their tireless, unrewarding slave labour… yet another blot on the books […]

Leading journalists call 2nd Amendment an anachronism — but spare Zionism

There has never been a better time to be a media critic of the gun lobby, gun culture, and the National Rifle Association. The massacre in Las Vegas, at a country music festival, has got the gun lobby on its back foot for once, and we all hope that the rightwing’s instant concession on “bump […]

Erdogan’s disappointment: the fall of the “Ottoman” and the victory of the “Five seas”

Written by Nasser Kandil, When he formulated his theory about zero- animosities with the neighborhood Davutoglu did not know that it will lead to his exit humiliated from the rule, by beholding him the consequences of all the animosities against his country from its neighbors, thus presenting his head on a golden plate to the […]

“Perception Management”: How to Sell a War

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Edward Snowden’s slow data dump: Where’s the beef?

     After a big announcement on May 16, 2016, The Intercept made 166 documents available to the public. At this rate, it will take an estimated 600 years to read all of the documents! I would like to ask The Intercept, ‘Where’s the beef?’ Last updated on May 16, 2016, Pierre Omidyar’s The Intercept released […]

Sources of dust storms increase in Khuzestan

When it comes to dust storms, there only seems to be bad news for oil-rich Khuzestan Province. The embattled southwestern province has roughly 400,000 hectares of barren land that exacerbate its near permanent struggle with dust storms that mostly originate in neighboring Iraq and Saudi Arabia. To make matters worse, the provincial sources of dust […]

32 dead, 80 injured in Nigeria market blast

“Thirty-two people were killed and 80 have been injured,” Reuters quoted a Red Cross official as saying., Another official from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Sa’ad Bello, later confirmed the same numbers of casualties. It is still unclear who is responsible for the blast, but the armed group Boko Haram has carried out […]

Boy bites snake: Venomous viper killed – by 17-month-old toddler in Brazil

The incident took place in the town of Mostardas in Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil on Sunday. Jaine Ferreira Figueira, 19, told the G1 news she realized her son, Lorenzo, was very quiet playing in the garden with a dog and she “went to see if anything had happened.” “But he was already […]

Boy bites snake: Venomous viper killed – by 17-month-old toddler in Brazil

The incident took place in the town of Mostardas in Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil on Sunday. Jaine Ferreira Figueira, 19, told the G1 news she realized her son, Lorenzo, was very quiet playing in the garden with a dog and she “went to see if anything had happened.” “But he was already […]

Spare body parts could be grown after scientists implant lab-produced organs in humans

  Alanah EriksenDaily Mail September 7, 2011 Spare human parts grown in laboratories could be just years away after scientists discovered more than 20 ways of growing organs. They have already grown the bladder, urethra and windpipe which have been implanted into patients during clinical trials. Now scientists have set their sights on replicating more […]

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