Next Edition Of Oxford Dictionary Online Only

The next edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, the word reference bible of the English language, may never appear in print and instead be accessible only online, its publisher said Tuesday. Read more of this post

Caribbean Football Star Murdered In Brooklyn

On Sunday, Phillip Tisson scored the winning goal for St. Lucia’s soccer team in its game against St. Kitts-Nevis in the Digicel Caribbean Cup tournament being held in Brooklyn. Hours later, he was shot dead. Read more of this post

PM Thompson Back At The Helm

Prime Minister David Thompson is calling the shots again. As of today Freundel Stuart is Attorney-General and Minister of Home Affairs once more and Adriel Brathwaite is no longer in Cabinet. Read more of this post

Pakistan Flood Assessments Reveal ‘Bleak’ Picture, Huge Needs

The picture that Christian relief groups have been painting of southern Pakistan following the region’s massive flooding has been bleak with at least one describing the needs there as “huge.” Read more of this post

Indonesia’s 400 Year Old Volcano Erupts Thousands Flee

A volcano erupted spectacularly on the Indonesian island of Sumatra early yesterday morning, sending plumes of ash, sand and steam 1500 metres into the sky and prompting the evacuation of 12,000 nearby residents. Read more of this post

Palestinians Should Perish From This World: Ovadia Yosef

Just ahead of renewed peace talks between Israel and the Palestine, an influential Israeli spiritual leader has denounced the move, dubbing the Palestinians and their leader “an evil and bitter enemies of Israel” who should ” perish from this world.” Read more of this post

Pill Reminds You When It’s Time To Take Your Next Dose

A new era of “intelligent medicines” is heralded today (Aug 14th) with the disclosure that the NHS is about to begin trials of pills that contain a microchip, reminding patients when to take them. Read more of this post

Chile’s Football Girls Dedicate Gold Medal To Trapped Miners

Chile’s girl footballers dedicated their gold medal from the Singapore inaugural Youth Olympic Games to 33 miners trapped in a goldmine in northern Chile, saying their braveness gave them the spirit to win the final. Read more of this post

Artifical Meat Necessary To Feed Global Population Holy Cow!!!

Artificial meat grown in vats may be needed if the 9 billion people expected to be alive in 2050 are to be adequately fed without destroying the earth, some of the world’s leading scientists report today. Read more of this post

The Stunning Decline Of Barack Obama

The last few weeks have been a nightmare for President Obama, in a summer of discontent in the United States which has deeply unsettled the ruling liberal elites, so much so that even the Left has begun to turn against the White House. Read more of this post

Scientists Discover That Radiation Causes Breast Cancer

Girls who undergo chest radiation as a cancer treatment are significantly more likely to develop breast cancer as little as eight years later, according to a study conducted by researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read more of this post

7-inch iPad Expected By Christmas

Apple is readying another tablet similar to the iPad but with a 7-inch touchscreen for launch as early as the end of this year, according to a major Taiwanese newspaper. Read more of this post

US Cattle ‘Cloned From Dead Animals’

We already know that cloned beef has entered the food supply both in the United States (…) and the UK (…). Read more of this post

Why Are Feminists Surprised Their Daughters Are Sluts?

In a recent article “Outraged Moms, Trashy Daughters” by Anne Kingston, (Macleans, Aug 16, 2010) mothers lament that their daughters now see “empowerment”  in terms of pleasuring males. Read more of this post

WHO Advisors Who Warned Of Swine Flu Epidemic That Never Was Tied To Drug Firms

A third of the experts advising the World Health Organisation about the swine flu pandemic had ties to drugs firms, it has emerged. Read more of this post

‘Lost generation’ Feared As Global Jobless Youth Hit Record

Youth unemployment hit a record 81 million youngsters worldwide last year with the economic crisis, potentially breeding a “lost generation,” the International Labor Organization (ILO) said yesterday. Read more of this post

Ecuador Earthquake Tops 6.9

A powerful earthquake shook the South American nation of Ecuador on Thursday, but there were no reports of damage or injuries. Read more of this post

WHO: H1N1 Pandemic Is Over

The World Health Organisation has confirmed the H1N1 outbreak is now in the post-pandemic period, effectively declaring the alert over.  Read more of this post

Lawsuit Over Deceptive Vitaminwater Claims To Proceed

A federal judge has denied Coca-Cola’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit over what the Center for Science in the Public Interest says are deceptive and unsubstantiated claims on the company’s “vitaminwater” line of soft drinks. Read more of this post

‘Cop-killer’ Ammo In T&T

A special type of ammunition, known in the United States as the“cop-killer” and also called the “black talon”, has reached T&T. Read more of this post

%d bloggers like this: