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How the Doughnut Became a Symbol of Volunteerism During World War I

Friday  05:26,   05 june 2020

How the Doughnut Became a Symbol of Volunteerism During World War IThe decision to serve doughnuts on the battlefield was partly a practical one. When the U.S. entered World War I in 1917, the Salvation Army, a Christian charity organization, sent... >>>

France to transform surplus wine into hand sanitiser

Friday  05:26,   05 june 2020

France to transform surplus wine into hand sanitiserWine sales and exports, particularly to the US, plunged at the height of the coronavirus crisis, leaving winemakers with millions of litres of unsold... >>>

How to Hug During a Pandemic

Friday  05:26,   05 june 2020

How to Hug During a... >>>

Madagascar: tension mounts in Tamatave, between pandemic and social discontent

Friday  05:00,   05 june 2020

© RIJASOLO / AFP Officials of the Ministry of Health unload sprayers from a van to disinfect in the district of Tsarakofafa, in Tamatave, large port city of Madagascar , Biggest outbreak of coronavirus epidemic, on June 4, 2020. In Tamatave, social >>>

Gelsenkirchen Zoo opens eyewear penguin facility

Friday  01:40,   05 june 2020

In the Gelsenkirchen Zoo, visitors have been able to observe penguins in a new natural facility since Thursday. The twelve young penguins came to Gelsenkirchen from Bristol in October. Spectacled penguins actually live on the coasts of South... >>>

This trend of dresses that all fashion girls love can be found at H&M Conscious for less than 50 euros

Thursday  18:25,   04 june 2020

© Courtesy of H&M Use only recycled materials and sustainable sources by 2030, such is the H&M project Conscious launched in 2012. The Swedish ready-to-wear giant marks a new step this year in its commitment to more sustainable fashion by launching >>>

This Is Why You Can't Stop Watching Horror Movies, According to Science

Thursday  17:16,   04 june 2020

This Is Why You Can't Stop Watching Horror Movies, According to ScienceSo, why is it that you're suddenly drawn to frightening fare during a period of time that's scary enough on its own? >>>

Scientists went 'cuckoo' due to laughing gas from penguin poo

Thursday  17:15,   04 june 2020

Scientists have reported getting so high on the nitrous oxide emitted by penguin poo that it actually made them ill. The levels of nitrous oxide, more commonly known as laughing gas, given off by the colony's faeces was about 100 times higher than... >>>

Tear Gas vs. Pepper Spray: What’s the Difference?

Thursday  17:15,   04 june 2020

Tear Gas vs. Pepper Spray: What’s the Difference?For one, they’re created from different chemicals. According to biohazard remediation company Aftermath, the active ingredient in pepper spray is oleoresin capsicum, which comes from the compound that >>>

India: An elephant killed after eating a fruit full of firecrackers

Thursday  14:55,   04 june 2020

The elephant, who was pregnant, died after several hours of agony © SUPERSTOCK / SUPERSTOCK / SIPA An elephant died after eating a trapped fruit ( drawing). ANIMALS - The elephant, who was pregnant, died after several hours of agony The act caused... >>>

Massive 3,000-year-old ceremonial complex discovered in 'plain sight'

Thursday  09:25,   04 june 2020

An enormous pyramid-topped platform, unnoticed until detected with the help of lasers, is the oldest and largest structure in the Maya region.An enormous 3,000-year-old earthen platform topped with a series of structures, including a 13-foot-high... >>>

This small London museum contains a heartbreaking collection

Thursday  09:25,   04 june 2020

For more than 200 years, children were left behind, often with these tokens as their only form of identification.The Foundling Museum, in London’s Bloomsbury neighborhood, preserves a seemingly disparate collection of items. A small metal charm... >>>

Six injured in the Netherlands after a car hit a cafe terrace

Thursday  09:05,   04 june 2020

NETHERLANDS-INCIDENT: Six injured in the Netherlands after a car hit a cafe terrace AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A car crashed into a cafe terrace in Gennep, a city in the southeast of the Netherlands, on Wednesday evening, leaving six injured, one... >>>

The Eiffel Tower and Paris in the list of places that Instagrammers most missed during the confinement

Thursday  04:30,   04 june 2020

© FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP The Eiffel Tower among the monuments that were most missed by confined travelers And you, where did you go? you thought of taming the time that passes during these long weeks of confinement? According to an analysis of... >>>

The king of Thailand: his requirements for the birthday of his wife Suthida

Wednesday  20:25,   03 june 2020

© Abaca The king of Thailand: his requirements for the birthday of his wife Suthida Far from his wife confined to Switzerland, Rama X of Thailand holds everything likewise to celebrate it. This Wednesday, June 3, Queen Suthida celebrates her 42nd... >>>