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Guns and America
– El Gringo I am old enough to remember hearing about a quaint hunting rifle association that wanted to protect the rights of hunters
Space Traveler’s Watch
THURSDAY 01 AUGUST 2019Today the Science Museum announced an intricate British-made watch, the Space Traveller II, has gone on public display for the first time
Rivers of Dust: The Future of Water and the Middle East
Without international diplomacy, the Middle East is going to run out of water — and it won’t be alone. It is written that “Enannatum, ruler
POW! WOW! Long Beach Style
This year’s event, a week long, paint-your-brains-out-and-party extravaganza just wrapped up in Long Beach. Artists completed 20 new murals across Long Beach during the past
Brexit Britain: The more demented our neighbour looks, the saner Ireland appears
As Ireland is one of the most globalised economies in the world, we should pay more attention to global trends than we pay to local
Record Heatwave Scorches Europe
Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands have recorded their highest ever temperatures, in a heatwave searing Western Europe. The Belgian town of Kleine Brogel hit 39.9C
Driverless: Who is in control?
12 June 2019 – October 2020 A free exhibition at the Science Museum For decades, autonomous vehicles have been heralded as a new technology that
Deported man says ‘ruthless’ US immigration system leaves no options
A Co Down man who was deported from the US in 2013 says he does not have much advice for Cork native Keith Byrne because the country’s
The Steepest Street in the World – Ffordd Pen Llech in Harlech
In the ancient and beautiful North West Wales town of Harlech, sited on the Wales Coast Path and famed in legend and song, is a
Flying Taxi prototype developed in The Basque Country
The technology centre has presented a prototype in Donostia-San Sebastián today, which is one of the first three in Europe and the first in Spain