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Decline of honesty in modern world

It is said that honesty is the best policy. Sadly, People nowadays have become less honest with each other than in the past, which makes living these days harder. Our serious problem today is not simply that many people routinely tell lies. It’s just that people

Thief Breaks In Through Garage Window. Doesn’t Notice Door Is Wide Open

Today in ‘so much effort for nothing’, world’s dumbest thief tried to break into a garage through one of the windows. Except, he missed one key detail – the garage door was open and he could have just walked in. Caught on surveillance camera,

Found: A Viking Toilet, the Oldest Bathroom in Denmark

AT A ROUTINE ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIG at a Viking site in Denmark, archaeologists stumbled upon a feature they weren’t expecting: a bathroom. Middens and other waste pits are common features of archaeological digs. But students of Denmark’s Viking age tend to think that countryside settlements

Ireland recycled equivalent of 15m household appliances in 2016

Irish consumers recycled 34,482 tonnes of waste electrical and electronic equipment during 2016; the equivalent of approximately 15 million household appliances or almost 10kg per person. The figures, the highest ever achieved, are confirmed in the 2016 annual report from Waste, Electrical and Electronic

One of the dumbest political mistakes in the modern era

One of the dumbest political mistakes in the modern era   Alex Brandon / Axios President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey is rightly seen as a terrific legal blunder: He undercut an investigation that might have shown he never colluded with the

North Texas lawmakers will introduce two bathroom bills in special session

AUSTIN — After a brief respite, the bathroom wars are heating up again. Rep. Ron Simmons, R-Carrollton, is expected to introduce two bills in the upcoming special session of the Texas Legislature that would regulate which public bathrooms transgender Texans, including schoolchildren, can use.

U.S. home appliances shipments fall 1.4 percent year-on-year in May: AHAM

Deliveries of the six biggest categories of white goods (AHAM 6) in the United States fell 1.4 percent year-on-year in May, data from industry body Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) showed late on Tuesday. Shipments in the country, a major market for companies

Report: 94-hour workweek required at minimum wage to afford 2-bedroom apartment in Utah

Larry Darden poses for a portrait in his home at the Lowell Apartments in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Darden, who has been in his current apartment for a year and a half, had issues previously with finding affordable housing and

The beauty and ecological benefits of a garden in decay

Spring is not a moment in the garden but a sequence, a gentle unfurling of plant life that grows fuller by the day at a tempo that is almost out of sync with human perception. One minute perennials are peeping out of the earth,

RHS Wisley hosts Butterflies in the Glasshouse

Step out of winter and into a tropical paradise this winter. RHS Wisley’s Glasshouse is the temporary home, until March 5th, for more than 6,000 free-flying exotic butterflies that are content to flit around the rainforest atmosphere of the Tropical Zone. You will see