HomeWorld News Published time: 29 Oct, 2018 18:36 Get short URL © Reuters / Manuel Silvestri Three-quarters of the Italian city of Venice is currently under water after a storm system brought strong winds and rose water levels more than five feet. Let’s block ads! (Why?)
Danny Boyle, in Folkestone yesterday, holds a photo of Private Walter Bleakley (Image: Tabatha Fireman/Getty Images for 14-18 NOW) ON a stretch of beach in Folkestone, Britain’s greatest fi lm director is outlining exactly how he plans to commemorate the end of the First World War. One hundred years ago, at 11am on November 11, […]
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The Raptors meet Cleveland in the NBA playoffs for the third consecutive year, beginning Tuesday in Toronto. Here are five keys to the series: Still the King So much of this series is about LeBron James. The four-time NBA MVP has averaged 30.9 points against Toronto in their last 12 meetings, and proved once again […]
Imagine living in a house made largely of recycled material like tires, glass bottles and tin cans, with a dose of earth, clay, hay and rock. You produce your water through rain harvesting, your own electricity through photovoltaic panels and windmills, and your own food in a greenhouse. In a remote Lebanese village called Baskinta, […]
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YouTube and Facebook have been desperately trying to stop kids from participating in a popular new trend that involves eating laundry detergent, but it’s not working. Now, some businesses are taking advantage of the phenomenon. Earlier this week, the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) issued a “high alert” warning that said the trend […]
Procter & Gamble says it’s working to stop a social media-fuelled trend called the Tide Pod challenge, which involves teenagers eating single-load laundry detergent packets.
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The latest social media fad called the “Tide pod challenge” has parents and health professionals worried and has led to an NFL star making a public service announcement against the dangerous trend.