7 Headlines You Won’t Read Anywhere Else Today: Apr. 3
7 Headlines You Won’t Read Anywhere Else Today: Apr. 3

Scotland: Car clubs ‘mean 2,750 fewer cars on Scottish roads’

UP TO 15 cars are being taken off Scotland’s roads for each one run by a car-sharing club, a report shows today.

The 189 club cars north of the Border have reduced the number of privately owned vehicles by 2,750 as members sell their car or defer buying one, car-sharing group Carplus said. … (Read more)

The Scotsman

 

Russia: Foxy artist Vesna paints with her paws

Snow fox from Krasnoyarsk becomes a star on social networks with her artwork.

Recently her work has been auctioned to help animals at Kharkiv Zoo, where they were at risk of starving due to the Ukrainian crisis. … (Read more)

Siberian Times

 

Argentina: Shipping Container Transformed Into Dream Home

An Argentine couple struggling to afford rising housing prices went down to the dock and took matters into their own hands. Facing skyrocketting housing costs in Argentina, one couple has come up with a, well, resourceful idea.
Together with his geo-physicist girlfriend, engineer Yamil decided to turn a shipping container into a house. … (Read more)

Worldcrunch via Clarin

 

Denmark: Companies told off for using royal crown

The Danish royal house and state do not appreciate or tolerate their symbol, the royal crown, being used by anyone other than themselves.

According to the state archives, Rigsarkivet, 54 companies have been warned off using the royal crown … (Read more)

The Copenhagen Post

 

Solomon Islands: Talk more about peace

TALKING more about peace in daily conversations should be encouraged as an attitude towards bringing up peaceful societies and country.

Solomon Islands Development Trust (SIDT) Executive Secretary Longden Manedika said this during the launching of ‘Umi Tok Abaotim Peace’ initiative … (Read more)

Solomon Star

 

UK: Dieting monkeys offer hope for long life

Extreme calorie counting boosts lifespan in monkeys, according to new research.

Until now, the rationale for following an ultra-low calorie diet to ward off ageing has been based on experiments in worms and mice. … (Read more)

BBC

 

Germany: Catching up but still miles behind: German museums in 140 characters

German museums have been a bit Luddite when it comes to embracing smartphones and social media. MuseumWeek was meant to change that. Now, slowly, the organizers say technology can compliment art. … (Read more)

DW

 

*Image of Colorful blankets from Argentina via Shutterstock

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