China Pledges to Stop Building Coal-Burning Power Plants Abroad

China Pledges to Stop Building Coal-Burning Power Plants Abroad – The New York Times Press “Enter” to skip to content In a move designed to bolster Beijing’s climate credentials, President Xi Jinping of China said Tuesday that his country would stop building coal-burning power plants overseas, ending its support for construction projects that rely on … Read more

UK Police Charge 3rd Man in Effort to Kill Skripal

“I can prove they were here operating as a unit linked to the G.R.U.,” he said. “We remain as determined as ever to bring those responsible to justice.” Mr. Sergeev was charged with conspiracy to murder, attempted murder and possession and use of a chemical weapon. The three suspects are in Russia, and there is … Read more

Montserrat’s Audacious Tourism Experiment During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Montserrat’s Audacious Tourism Experiment During the Coronavirus Pandemic – The New York Times Press “Enter” to skip to content Every day at noon, a melodic chime reverberates across the Caribbean island of Montserrat. For nearly two months, Krystal Bajkor, a visitor from North Carolina, assumed it was a clock marking time. “I thought it was … Read more

Endangered African Penguins, With Multiple Bee Stings, Are Found Dead

Endangered African Penguins, With Multiple Bee Stings, Are Found Dead – The New York Times Press “Enter” to skip to content More than 60 endangered African penguins were recently found dead, all with multiple bee stings and no other external injuries, according to officials in a coastal city in South Africa where the birds regularly … Read more

Dozens of Endangered Penguins Found Dead With Bee Stings

“We have never had a problem like this before,” she said. The penguins had been stung around the eyes and on their flippers, areas not covered by feathers, Dr. Kock said. “The feathers over the penguin’s body are densely packed and it’s unlikely the bees stings could have penetrated through these feathers,” Dr. Kock said … Read more

Even the G-Spot is Named for a Man

Graafian follicle Official name: Ovarian follicle Regnier de Graaf (1641-1673), a Dutch physician, was the first to observe the mammalian egg — well, almost. What he actually saw were the knobbly protuberances on the ovary now known as follicles, which contain the egg, fluid and other cells. Bartholin’s glands Official name: Greater vestibular glands Caspar … Read more

Veterans Discharged Under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Are Eligible for Full V.A. Benefits

Veterans Discharged Under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Are Eligible for Full V.A. Benefits – The New York Times Press “Enter” to skip to content Veterans who were discharged from the military under the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy may be eligible for full benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs under new guidance issued on … Read more