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Clipper Media Book Sale

Get 25% off all Clipper Media Books. Why not? 28 December 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper Media Books We don’t know about you, but we are ready…

Company showcases microchip that can download COVID-19 passport status

From digital vaxports, to ribbons to NFC (Near Field Communications) implants? What could possibly go wrong. 20 December 2021 | Jon Brown | Yahoo! News A microchip technology…

US Senate confirms Rahm Emanuel as envoy to Japan

Republican kingmaker Sen. Ted Cruz agreed to lift his hold on the nominee in exchange for allowing a future vote related to a Russian gas pipeline  Photo: Chicago…

An insider’s view of UK’s shambolic Afghan exit

A former Foreign Office diplomat suggested that out of an estimated 75,000-150,000 people who applied for evacuation under the Leave Outside the Rules scheme, fewer than 5% received assistance. Photo: Evacuees…

How Clean is Green? Not Very

A single Tesla Model S contains as much lithium as around 10,000 mobile phones. An electric car requires six times as many critical raw materials as a combustion…

Germany: Green Party Co-Leader Annalena Baerbock on Coalition Talks

Germany is still in the process of putting together a government following the September election. Green Party co-leader Annalena Baerbock speaks to DER SPIEGEL about progress on climate…

Sri Lanka: Harvesting the ‘true cinnamon’

Considered the world’s best cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon has been grown and produced in Sri Lanka for generations. But experienced peelers are now rare. Photo: A worker stuffs cinnamon…

Once-banned statue of Leonard Peltier exhibiting at Richmond Art Center

An exhibition of a sculpture that was almost immediately censored during its first showing is now on display at the Richmond Arts Center Photos by Mike Kinney 24…

The Tragic and Unusual Life of Folk Singer Karen Dalton

In a new documentary, the underrated singer’s life of depression, addiction and poverty is told while her incredible talents are celebrated Photo: Karen Dalton in 1971. ‘She used…

Photo Essay: Niger hosts prestigious camel race in the Sahara

The race in Ingall, northern Niger, is a highlight of a three-day nomad festival that attracts far-flung herders. Photo: Camel race finalists wait to be awarded during the…

Pentagon Has Spent $14 Trillion Since 9/11

Corporate behemoths such as Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Boeing and General Dynamics have been hoovering up much of that money, according to this analysis.  Photo: Nov. 13, 2013: Jack…

Obituary: George Wein – Newport Jazz and Folk festivals (95)

‘For half a century, if there was a significant jazz festival anywhere in the world, there was a better than even chance it was a George Wein production.’…

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