Metal Turtle

15 Dec 18

Posted December 16, 2018 10:07:36 Photo: The Aburri loads export ships 30 kilometres offshore in the Gulf of Carpentaria. (Supplied: Former crewman) Former crewmen who worked on the barge which brings lead-zinc concentrate from the Northern Territory’s McArthur River Mine to be loaded onto export ships have alleged they witnessed regular spills of the product […]

15 Dec 18
Paperdabba

Pictures of indigenous Aussie Rules Football legends can be seen inside the stadium. An inscription on the facade of the Optus Stadium at the Eastern Entrance reads: “Our old people rise from graves of ash, they delight again in contest and in challenge/Shoulder to shoulder we stand, the ancestors and us; We stamp our feet, […]

15 Dec 18
Space Galleon Javelin

We decided to use a large forklift that we found on one of the many storage rooms which doors we could open to travel faster through the huge hangar. Took me a while to get used to the controls, but I got the hang of it as soon as Danielle told me what did what […]

15 Dec 18
Out & About UAE

Situated amidst verdant manicured gardens on a premium stretch of beachfront lies the Saadiyat Rotana Resort and Villas. A property that exudes natural charm via its promotion of Emirati heritage and the ability to blend seamlessly into both the cultural and natural landscape of the capital. Taking on the brown, yellow and orange hues of […]

15 Dec 18
TravelingByLisa

This morning we woke up at 8h30. There was no plan so we enjoyed breakfast. Made our bags again and around 12h we went into the city. We saw the hop on, hop off bus so we did verry touristic by taking that bus. We saw the big lake, the pagoda and a little temple. […]

14 Dec 18
Bleeding Cool News And Rumors

Matthew Snyder writes, Welcome to the Comixology Bestseller list, your guide to see how well your favorite titles are selling digitally. Every week I’ll post the ranking of every new title, plus a ranking of the best selling volumes & graphic novels. As always, I hope you find it interesting and informative. With no Fantastic […]

14 Dec 18
1853 Magazine

 SOME THINGS ABOUT A NEW SCHOOL YEAR JUST DON’T CHANGE, particularly when it comes to Oregon State University (OSU) students fueling up with a cold, likely caffeinated, drink. However, they may have noticed a new addition to the school year in the form of a slight accessory change to their cold drink: a paper straw. […]

14 Dec 18
Life in Lemania

We got a late start from Christmas Cove as we didn’t have all that far to go, and so we were there when snorkeling boats from St-Thomas pulled into the cove full of whom we assumed to be cruise ship tourists. What do you call a large group of not so confident snorkeling tourists – […]

14 Dec 18
might be baloney

On Monday, December 3, Joe Andrews, Bill Burch, and Joe Toler arrived at our church around 9:00 a.m. For almost three years, this group of volunteers with an occasional sprinkle of others have been showing up to do chores for the church. Bill Burch is the leader. Two Mondays per month, minus the summer, these […]

14 Dec 18
HT Sprout

After breakfast we picked up anchor and motored half an hour over to Salt Island. In the 1860’s a hurricane struck the island and a mail carrier boat called the Rhone got stuck in the harbor. The Rhone was one of the first steam powered trans Atlantic vessels. It knew that it couldn’t weather the […]

14 Dec 18
HT Sprout

Day One: The sail to Saba took less than a day and brought us to yet another beautiful island. Though Saba is inhabited its an incredibly steep island. It really consists of only one massive peak that goes down below sea level and into the water. It was formed by a volcano long ago and […]

14 Dec 18
Tech Explorist

Collecting power from the sea, through turning submerged turbines or bouncing wave-energy converters, is a rising outskirt in the sustainable power source. Specialists have been checking how these systems will influence fish and different critters that swim by. However, with most accessible innovation, researchers can get just infrequent looks of what’s happening underneath. Thus, scientists […]