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France and the UK top WWF list of countries for low carbon policies — Le WWF classe la France, 1er pays en UE pour sa stratégie bas-carbone

C’est la France qui arrive en tête de ce classement avec une note de 78% devant le Royaume Uni (71%) et la Finlande (68%).  Le WWF identifie deux points d’amélioration pour la France : son niveau d’ambition (son objectif de réduction des émissions (75% d’ici 2050) pourrait être revu à la hausse) et la transparence… Read More France and the UK top WWF list of countries for low carbon policies — Le WWF classe la France, 1er pays en UE pour sa stratégie bas-carbone

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A Young Cancer Patient Only Wants Letters. Can You All Help?

KSP Trooper Robert Purdy (center) helped arrange the new mailbox for teen cancer patient Aaron Stamper’s wish of receiving as many birthday cards as will fit in it. (Source: @TprPurdy/Twitter) IRVINE, KY (WAVE) – An Estill County teenager who’s battling cancer got an early birthday gift just days before he turns 16: A large mailbox… Read More A Young Cancer Patient Only Wants Letters. Can You All Help?

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Peggy Whitson—First woman to command ISS—will make her 8th spacewalk today, the most by any female astronaut

Dr. Peggy Whitson, the first woman to command the ISS, might soon also hold the record for the most spacewalks by a female astronaut. She’s scheduled to step out of the ISS today (March 30th), and once she does, she’ll have eclipsed the number of times current record holder Sunita Williams floated around in space… Read More Peggy Whitson—First woman to command ISS—will make her 8th spacewalk today, the most by any female astronaut

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This nana had her nursing home install speedy Wifi so she could Snapchat her grandkids

Doreen Thew (92) moved to Ireland from London two years ago to be closer to her son Peter, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren after the death of her husband. The iPad loving granny made sure, however, that her nursing home had an adequate Wifi system in place before her arrival. The pensioner regularly Facetimes with… Read More This nana had her nursing home install speedy Wifi so she could Snapchat her grandkids

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Britain’s oldest man celebrates his 109th birthday – “As with everything in my life, it has just kind of happened to me, it’s not been my choice and I have had to make the best of it”

Britain’s oldest man is about to celebrate his 109th birthday, which is on Wednesday. Robert Weighton was born in March 1908 – when Edward VII was King and Britain had yet to fight in two world wars. He is still fit as a fiddle and although he received one letter from the Queen when he… Read More Britain’s oldest man celebrates his 109th birthday – “As with everything in my life, it has just kind of happened to me, it’s not been my choice and I have had to make the best of it”