Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle often do this when travelling – which Diana did not

Kate Middleton, 36, and Meghan Markle, 37, have travelled to a number of countries between them. Meghan recently conducted her first tour with Prince Harry to Australia and New Zealand while Kate has joined Prince William in countries such as India, Canada and Australia among others. The pair both follow a certain rule when travelling […]

In Africa, agricultural insurance often falls on stony ground

Premium cut JACKSON LEWANGU looks up at the clouds scudding above the dry plains of northern Kenya. And, somewhere higher still, a satellite looks down on him. Since 2012 Mr Lewangu, who keeps goats and cattle, has bought insurance designed by the International Livestock Research Institute, based in Nairobi. The satellite monitors vegetation; when it […]

Kate Middleton often chooses to do this with Prince William when travelling

Kate Middleton, 36, joins her husband Prince William, 36, on official visits abroad regularly when travelling in the name of the Royal Family. The pair have travelled to a number of countries on overseas tours such as Canada, India and Australia, the latter being the current destination of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. There is […]

Microsoft’s problem isn’t how often it updates Windows—it’s how it develops it

Enlarge / Windows 10 during a product launch event in Tokyo in July 2015. (credit: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images) It’s fair to say that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update has not been Microsoft’s most successful update. Reports of data loss quickly emerged, forcing Microsoft to suspend distribution of the update. It has since […]

Good News: We Died Less Often on the Road Last Year

After alarming increases in U.S. traffic fatalities in 2015 and 2016, data just released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows a decrease in the number of people who died in car crashes in 2017. A decrease, for sure, but still a shocking number: 37,133, or about one-third the population of West Palm Beach, […]

People often hate the sound of their own voice — here are some of the reasons why

SpeedKingz / Shutterstock Many people will admit to not liking the sound of their own voice. Your voice is the sound you’ll hear the most in your life, but weirdly, you’re not all that familiar with it. It’s partly because you hear your voice through bone, while everyone else hears it through the air. Also, […]

Last Man Standing: How Often Will Kaitlyn Dever's Eve Appear in Revival?

Last Man Standing has already recast two of Mike and Vanessa Baxter’s three daughters (most recently casting Molly McCook as Mandy 2.0), and is not about to recast a third. As such, the producers are working hard to accommodate former series regular Kaitlyn Dever, who will return to freshly revived Tim Allen sitcom on a recurring basis. […]

Informal trade is ubiquitous in Africa, but too often ignored

Fair exchange, sometimes robbery “THE border is like a river,” says Ronald Sembatya, “where somebody can come to get fish.” He is resting beside his wheelchair in the muddy no-man’s land between Uganda and Kenya. His disability makes it hard to find work elsewhere. But here he earns his “fish” by shuttling goods across the […]