Posts Tagged ‘thailands’

Istanbul police on alert over ‘rogue helicopters,’ Turkey sends troops & F-16s to patrol

FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES A state of emergency has been imposed in Istanbul and 1,800 additional special police forces have been deployed, the state Anadolu Agency reported. Armored vehicles have also been deployed to key locations in Istanbul, Sputnik news agency reported earlier. Unconfirmed media reports claimed that unidentified helicopters have been spotted over the city, […]

Tesla heaven? Norway mulls ‘banning’ petrol & diesel cars by 2025, Elon Musk delighted

The news broke following interparty discussion of the national transport plan eyeing only zero emission vehicles to be sold within 10 years. Norwegian Liberal Party MP Ola Elverstuen told local outlet Dagens Naeringsliv that his fellow MPs and those of the Progress Party, the Christian Democrats and the Conservative Party have reached a groundbreaking decision to […]

Why is the UN telling Palestinians to protect their occupiers?

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 4 April 2016 A Palestinian holding a sign denouncing “security coordination” between Israeli occupation forces and the Palestinian Authority takes part in a Land Day protest near Ofer prison in the occupied West Bank on 30 March. Hamza Shalash APA images Last week, the office of the UN High Commissioner […]

This Man Could Not See Color, So He Made an Antenna in Order to Hear It

Achromatopsia is a not very common disease which makes people unable to see colors. Neil Harbisson was born with this visual dysfunction, meaning he only sees gray, black and white. Harbisson, who is an artist known for his eccentricity, invented in 2003 a gadget that made it possible for him to hear colours. To add to his […]

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