Category: News

The Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century is Coming Next Week

Night sky fans, it’s time to prepare for an exciting week—as coming right up is both is longest lunar eclipse of the century, and this year’s Leonids meteor shower. On Thursday-Friday, November 18-19—look up to see a Blood Moon lunar eclipse, as the full moon slips into the Earth’s shadow over the course of 3 […]

Architecture Built 1,000 Years Ago to Catch Rain is Being Revived to Save India’s Parched Villages

They brought access to fresh water for millennia, and existed as long-honored pieces of cultural heritage, and then they were abandoned. Now a new chapter is opening on the stepwells of India. Modern sewage and irrigation systems made them obsolete, but under the weight of extreme drought, the stepwells of India big and small are […]

Marathoner Runner Stopped By Lupus is Racing Again Thanks to Amazing Treatment for Autoimmune Disorder

When a marathon runner was put out of action by lupus, a debilitating auto-immune disorder, an experimental trial got her back on track, and may prove to create the first safe therapy to stop the progression of the disease. It was during the training for the 2020 NYC Marathon that 35-year-old Sasheen Reid had the […]

Family’s heartbreak as bride and groom-to-be die in tragic Halloween car crash

Courtney Jennings, 18, has been named as the victim of the car crash in Wiltshire on Friday, which also killed her fiancé Jack Paolucci, 19, as they made their way to a halloween party The heartbroken family of an engaged teenage couple who were tragically killed in a horrific crash on their way to a […]

Man, 36, charged with abducting Cleo Smith after girl, 4, rescued from locked house

Western Australia Police said they had charged a Carnarvon man “with various offences” relating to the abduction of Cleo Smith after she was found on Wednesday A 36-year-old man has been charged over the abduction of Cleo Smith who went missing for over two weeks before being found in a locked house in Australia. Western […]

Tenants demand nationwide landlord licensing to tackle danger slum rental properties

Campaigners for tenant rights are calling for a national register of private landlords to combat slum ­lettings and “beds-in-sheds”. Barely 7% of privately rented homes in England are currently covered by selective licensing schemes for landlords because local authorities don’t have to set them up. In contrast, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are completely covered […]

Spacious family home on sale for just £110,000 – but you’ll need to tidy it up

A large three-bed semi-detached family home in Plymouth is on sale for a rock-bottom £110k asking price – but it is in complete disrepair after being previously owned by hoarders A spacious family home has gone on the market for a steal at £110,000 – but it’s clear why the asking price is so low. […]