US, European aviation authorities order inspections after fatal Southwest engine failure

US, European aviation authorities order inspections after fatal Southwest engine failure

US, European aviation authorities order inspections after fatal Southwest engine failure  CNN US, Europe order emergency checks on engine type in Southwest accident  Reuters Southwest Airlines accident: Authorities order mass engine inspections  BBC News Boeing  Fortune Airline Regulators Call for Emergency Inspections of Boeing 737 Engines  Wall Street Journal Full coverage Source link

The Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

The Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

From Popular Mechanics The 2018 edition of the Lyrid meteor shower began on Monday, April 16. But if you haven’t had a chance to head outside and watch it yet, don’t worry. The annual meteor shower doesn’t hit its peak until late Saturday, April 21 and into the early hours of Sunday morning. For the […]

Building a Climate-Resilient South Asia

Building a Climate-Resilient South Asia

A World Bank Spring Meetings panel discussed concrete climate actions and adaptation strategies to build a more climate-resilient South Asia. Last summer’s monsoon hit South Asia particularly hard and left nearly 1,400 people dead and displaced millions of others. In the last sixty years, such weather extremes have become more common in the subcontinent and, […]

26 Years Later, Night Trap Is Finally Coming To A Nintendo Console

26 Years Later, Night Trap Is Finally Coming To A Nintendo Console

According to a recent tweet from Limited Run Games, the cult classic FMV game, Night Trap, will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch this summer. This news comes a quarter of a century after Nintendo stated the game would never appear on one of its consoles. The tweet from Limited Run says it […]

Adrien Boner's bizarre press conference before career-saving fight

Adrien Boner's bizarre press conference before career-saving fight

Adrien Broner was in his own world. Ahead of Saturday’s welterweight fight against Jessie Vargas at Barclays Center, a main event that could help get his boxing career back on track or send it further spiraling, the four-division world champion delivered this performance: Broner spent the first 20 minutes of Thursday’s press conference in Brooklyn […]

Is marijuana decriminalization possible in the Middle East?

Is marijuana decriminalization possible in the Middle East?

by Alexandra Blackman and Farah Samti by Alexandra Blackman and Farah Samti April 20 at 2:50 PM A Tunisian boy cycles past street art in Erriadh, a village on the resort island of Djerba, south of Tunis in 2015. (Mosa’ab Elshamy/AP) On Jan. 1, Tunisian police reportedly arrested four people in Tunis with marijuana in […]

Vay-cay pay-day: Earn money while you travel

Vay-cay pay-day: Earn money while you travel

JOSH MARTIN Last updated 05:00, April 21 2018 123RF Renting out your home while you travel ensures you have an income. This year sharing economy stalwart Airbnb turns 10. The room and property rental platform disrupted the holiday accommodation sector like nothing before it and put traditional hotels on notice that they would need to improve […]

Europe in diplomatic push to ease Russia sanctions

Europe in diplomatic push to ease Russia sanctions

Neil Hume in London, Guy Chazan in Berlin and Harriet Agnew in Paris April 20, 2018 Print this page A Europe-wide diplomatic push is under way to persuade the Trump administration to ease US sanctions targeting Russia, as fears mount that the restrictions are so severe they risk hitting manufacturing activity across the continent. Paris, […]