7 Headlines You Won’t Read Anywhere Else Today: Jan. 15
Greenland: Sun in northern Greenland
The sun is coming back north of the Arctic Circle.
Now it has come to the disco bay area where the images are from the towns of Qeqertarsuaq and Ilulissat.
In early February the sun returns to Uummannaq and Upernavik, and then come to Qaanaaq and Thule around March. …
The far-right Polish Defence League (PLO) has launched “patriotic patrols” in Poland’s bars and nightclubs in a bid, it says, to protect Polish women from being chatted up by Muslims.
The Polish Defence League, which describes itself as “showing the true face of Islam and acting against the Islamisation of Europe,” started the operation in December in cities including Warsaw, Poznan and Krakow. …
I, like many millions of folks, love morning coffee. The first thing I do is drink a few cups while listening to the roosters and birds outside the front door.
Turns out it might be one of the smarter things I do in a day.
According to a new study – yep, another new study — caffeine boosts your memory. The study, conducted by Johns Hopkins University was published in the Jan. 13 edition of Nature Neuroscience. …
The Garden Island
Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina will make their first international public appearance since their release when they attend an awards ceremony and art showcase being held in Singapore this weekend. …
The Moscow Times
A Sri Lankan man wanted on an international arrest warrant for terrorism, was discovered in France by accident, after he walked into a police station to complain about poor working conditions.
Jeyanthan Tharmalingam, 35, went last Thursday to give a statement in a case about illegal employment in which he was a victim, at a police station in the eastern suburbs of Paris, judicial sources said. …
A sudden drop in temperature in northern Norway froze a school of fish solid as they tried to escape en masse from a bay.
Ingolf Kristiansen was out for a walk with Anton, his miniature schnauzer, when he came across the school of saithe, a type of fish belonging to the cod family, frozen beneath the ice. …
Over the weekend Brazilian and Venezuelan authorities met in Canaima National Park and agreed to collaborate in tourism and the preservation of the area.
Canaima National Park is located in Bolivar state, Venezuela, and is bordered by Guyana and Brazil. It covers 30,000 square kilometres and is the sixth largest park in the world. …