Category: World News

Note to Self – A Guide to Self Preservation in My Senior Years

“Be someone you would like to remember.” What advice would you give to yourself in your senior years? At Life After 50, Lynn compiles 18 pieces of wisdom for her older self. via Note to Self – A Guide to Self Preservation in My Senior Years — Discover

One More Christmas — Muddling Through My Middle Age

We were sure that last year would be our dog Lucy’s very last Christmas. She was fifteen years old, and had survived a couple of serious health issues. Signs of her aging were obvious: stiffness in her joints, hearing loss, and worst of all, a digestive system that obviously could no longer handle the variety […] via One More Christmas — Muddling Through My Middle … Read More One More Christmas — Muddling Through My Middle Age

The Last Christmas — Hugh’s Views & News

What do you leave out for Father Christmas on Christmas Eve? via The Last Christmas — Hugh’s Views & News

Sergeant Holmes, Major O’Kelly and Lieutenant-Colonel Shankland, Victoria Cross recipients — Library and Archives Canada Blog

By Emily Monks-Leeson Sergeant Thomas William Holmes is Canada’s youngest recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC). Born in Montreal on October 14, 1898, Holmes gave his date of birth as August 17, 1897, when he enlisted with the 147th Grey Overseas Battalion, making himself out to be older than he was. He served with the Canadian Mounted Rifles […] via Sergeant Holmes, Major O’Kelly and … Read More Sergeant Holmes, Major O’Kelly and Lieutenant-Colonel Shankland, Victoria Cross recipients — Library and Archives Canada Blog

UNICEF Ethiopia — Discover

The official blog of UNICEF Ethiopia: the go-to agency for children in Ethiopia supporting child health and nutrition; providing water, sanitation, and education; and protecting children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. via UNICEF Ethiopia — Discover

You Don’t Have to Be a Gamer to Enjoy These Tokyo Arcades — KKday PH Blog

Don’t you remember the times when we used to meet our friends at the nearest Timezone and played all our weekly allowance away, where we battled it out for the high score, or collected tickets to win all sorts of prizes. That was before mobile games and playstations, and it seems that for most of […] via You Don’t Have to Be a Gamer to … Read More You Don’t Have to Be a Gamer to Enjoy These Tokyo Arcades — KKday PH Blog

You Can See the Battle Scars — Discover

In Venezuela, journalist Christian Borys talks to the young activists who are torn between leaving for a better future elsewhere, and fighting on in a country that’s becoming less and less livable. via You Can See the Battle Scars — Discover

Building an Online Home: The Hub of a Science Journalist — Discover

Explore the website of Julia Rosen, a freelance science journalist. via Building an Online Home: The Hub of a Science Journalist — Discover

Despair All Ye Who Enter Into the Climate Change Fray — Longreads

A climate change feature at New York Magazine leads a scientist to take on its extraordinary claims. via Despair All Ye Who Enter Into the Climate Change Fray — Longreads

CBC and BBC Reporting

Recall

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – SodaStream is recalling some 51,000 blue tinted one liter carbonating bottles. The company says that they can burst under pressure due to a manufacturing defect. No injuries have been reported. The recalled bottles have an expiration date of “4/2020” printed on their warning labels and have a blue cap and blue… via SodaStream Announces Recall Of 51,000 Carbonating Bottles — CBS … Read More Recall

Some Thoughts About Time…

“Lost time is never found again” – Benjamin Franklin Everything comes down to time. It is the very stuff of life; the warp and the weft. The only things we truly have are: our bodies, our energy, and our attention; and all three of these exist within that box of delights we call ‘time’. If […] via Some Thoughts About Time… — JamesRadcliffe.com