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by wjfox
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Wildfire news and discussion
Replies: 79
Views: 22467

Re: Wildfire news and discussion

F***ing tragedy if this burns down. California fires: General Sherman and other sequoias given blankets 57 minutes ago Firefighters are wrapping fire-resistant blankets around ancient trees as blazes tear through California's world-famous Sequoia National Park. Officials fear the fire could reach th...
by wjfox
Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic & General Discussion
Topic: Recent Deaths
Replies: 15
Views: 6747

Re: Recent Deaths

Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81 10 minutes ago Inventor Sir Clive Sinclair, who popularised the home computer and invented the pocket calculator, has died at his London home aged 81. His daughter Belinda Sinclair said he passed away on Thursday morning after having cancer for mor...
by wjfox
Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Amazon Rainforest & Deforestation Watch Thread
Replies: 3
Views: 2303

Re: Amazon Rainforest & Deforestation Watch Thread

So sad. :( Illegal logging reaches Amazon’s untouched core, ‘terrifying’ research shows by Juliana Ennes on 15 September 2021 One of the main fears about the Brazilian Amazon is beginning to materialize: logging is starting to move from the periphery of the rainforest toward the core of the biome, g...
by wjfox
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: UK News and Discussions
Replies: 133
Views: 41748

Re: UK News and Discussions

Prince Philip's will to be secret for 90 years 37 minutes ago The Duke of Edinburgh's will is to remain secret for at least 90 years to protect the "dignity and standing" of the Queen, the High Court has ruled. It has been convention for over a century that, after the death of a senior me...
by wjfox
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Africa News and Discussions
Replies: 28
Views: 10594

Re: Africa News and Discussions

Kenya to manufacture Covid vaccines starting next year Wednesday September 15 2021 Kenya will next year start manufacturing Covid-19 vaccines locally in collaboration with unnamed pharmaceutical firms in a move aimed at easing supply hitches that have derailed mass inoculation. Health Cabinet Secre...
by wjfox
Thu Sep 16, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic & General Discussion
Topic: Cringe
Replies: 33
Views: 12428

Re: Cringe

by wjfox
Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Images, Podcasts & Videos
Topic: Sci-Fi/Futuristic Art
Replies: 13
Views: 6182

Re: Sci-Fi/Futuristic Art

This is sci-fi, for now.

But I can see it becoming science fact, perhaps a lot sooner than we think. I didn't realise it was so close to the sea:


by wjfox
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: UK News and Discussions
Replies: 133
Views: 41748

Re: UK News and Discussions

Co-op to start selling groceries on Amazon Prime 57 minutes ago The Co-op has announced a partnership with Amazon Prime, enabling customers across the UK to do their whole grocery shop online with same-day delivery. The supermarket chain is also extending its robot deliveries, so it can push online...
by wjfox
Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 474
Views: 91073

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

Idiots. Canada: Alberta healthcare system on verge of collapse as Covid cases and anti-vax sentiments rise Wed 15 Sep 2021 11.30 BST A surge in coronavirus cases has pushed the healthcare system in the Canadian province of Alberta to the verge of collapse, as healthcare workers struggle against moun...