Mother Nature

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Approximately 50mm of rain fell in a short period of time. Photograph: iStock

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has said future flooding that closed the M8 motorway between Junction 12 Mitchelstown and Junction 11 Cahi(...)

Can you criss-cross America without gasoline? Technically, yes. But America has 100 filling stations for every Tesla station.

“Where we going, man?” asks the narrator, Sal Paradise, in Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. “I don’t know but we gotta go,” replies his friend Dean Moriar(...)

Extinction Rebellion protesters in Birmingham where they intermittently blocked traffic using Bristol Road.  Photograph:  Jacob King/PA Wire

International financial markets believe recession may be coming. Germany’s economy is contracting, a no-deal Brexit could soon drag Ireland under, and(...)

The Kelly Family enjoying the Cairns way of life. Photograph: Finn Russell

Stuart Kelly moved to Cairns with his family in 2010 and immediately fell in love with far North Queensland. He commutes for work across Asia Pacific,(...)

Panto review: Jack and the Beanstalk
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  • December 10, 2018, 11:27

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK ★★★★☆ Grand Opera House, Belfast Any attempt on a radical new version of the centuries-old tale of Jack the Giant-Killer is so(...)

In the Bluestacks, each moment is magical

  For me, hiking represents what life is all about. We all have mountains to climb. We need to work hard to get what we want. We need to put in t(...)

Homeward Bound: women scientists in Antarctica in January 2018. Photograph: Oli Sansom 2018

“The scientific world is simply not designed for women,” declares Dr Tara Shine. The environment and development consultant is travelling to Antarctic(...)

Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in an attempt to permanently change a person’s DNA to try to cure a disease. (...)

Waiting to be rescued: Houston has suffered three “500-year floods” in the past three years. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

Imagine that after the 9/11 attacks the conversation had been limited to the tragedy in Lower Manhattan, the heroism of rescuers and the high heels of(...)

The Lost City consists of a series of 169 terraces carved into the mountainside, a net of tiled roads and several small circular plazas. The entrance can  be accessed only by a climb up some 1,200 stone steps through dense jungle. Photograph:  Thierry Tronnel/Corbis via Getty Images

My fellow trekkers and I stand side by side looking out from our lodgings to a glorious night-time jungle scene. The dense scrub lights up like a Chri(...)

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