A D-Day Pilot Celebrated Turning 102 Attributing Longevity to “Art, Music, Good Food and the Finest Wine
A D-Day pilot celebrated turning 102, and attributes his longevity partly to a love of fine wine, among other pleasures. Harry Gamper, who turned 102 on July 20th, missed his 100th birthday party due to lockdown, but made sure he had double the fun this year. War hero and father of two, Harry served as […]
A new analysis by Net Zero Watch reveals that Net Zero policies are already costing every household over £2,000 ($2,400) per year. Spending programs and the Emissions Trading Scheme together cost around £300 ($360), while green levies – mostly subsidies to renewables –…
The story of returning art stolen by the Nazis is a never-ending one, and the latest chapter involves a 101-year-old woman who was recently reunited with a painting taken almost 80 years ago. The woman treasured the beautiful work for around six months, but has decided to auction it in order to help her now-considerable […]
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Teen Hailed as ‘Hero of Ukraine’ For Using His Drone to Pinpoint Russian Convoy Headed Toward Capital
A teenager used his very own drone to spot a Russian convoy approaching his town, providing real-time positional information which allowed Ukrainian artillery to destroy it. Quietly being hailed as a Hero of Ukraine, Andrii Pokrasa is just one of over a thousand civilian drone operators that are aiding in their country’s defense with everyday […]
Baby Blanket Crocheted by Queen Mary and Surviving WWII Set to Raise Money for Ukraine Children’s Fund
A baby blanket which was crocheted by Queen Mary and survived World War II is being sold to raise money to help children in Ukraine. Great-grandmother Kathleen Pritchard was wrapped in the pink shawl as a baby after her mother Florence won a contest. Two blankets, one pink and one blue, were knitted by Queen […]
Commentary: Why care about global warming? – Alexandria Echo Press | News, weather and sports from Alexandria, Minnesota – Alexandria Echo Press
By Bryan Van Gorp, Alexandria, MN Why care about global warming? You know all the symptoms, which are broadcast on the news regularly. Increasingly severe storms, floods, melting ice caps, wild fires, extreme heat events, droughts, rising ocean levels, increasing…
FUD = Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt. FUD about global warming persists, despite the science being solid for decades. Below, I’ll go through some common and important questions about global warming as well as responses to them. Global Warming — Is…
Built in the Roman Empire, buried for two millennia under a lake, uncovered by a dictator, then stolen by the Nazis, recovered—only to be sold as a coffee table in a Park Avenue apartment, the whirlwind life of a Caligula-era mosaic has finally reached its appropriate conclusion, with the stunning piece going on display in […]
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Prison Camp Survivor is Casually Building and Donating a $50 Million Children’s Hospital in in New Zealand
When Mark Dunajtschik escaped Knicanin prison camp near the end of WWII, he was forced to flee his homeland of Yugoslavia. Five years after the war ended, he became an apprentice toolmaker. The trade he mastered then may have shaped his career, but it was the life lessons he learned that ultimately forged the character […]