Europe must uphold key EU law protecting freshwater fishes – EURACTIV

Europe must uphold key EU law protecting freshwater fishes – EURACTIV

Europe is no exception to the decline in freshwater biodiversity, due to many threats such as agricultural pollution, or the overwhelming development of hydropower, writes Dr Steven Weiss. Dr Steven Weiss is an associate professor at the Institute of Biology, University of Graz, Austria. He specialises in the study of freshwater fishes. I, along with […]

R Kelly faces bribery charge over 1994 marriage to Aaliyah

R Kelly faces bribery charge over 1994 marriage to Aaliyah

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer has faced allegations of underage abuse for two decades R. Kelly has been charged with bribing a government official in order to get a fraudulent identification document to marry an under-age girl in 1994. The girl, named only as Jane Doe in the documents, has widely been […]

What if Willy Loman had LinkedIn? – Financial Times

What if Willy Loman had LinkedIn? – Financial Times

“Be well-liked,” booms Wendell Pierce at the stalls in London’s Piccadilly Theatre. He is there playing Arthur Miller’s Willy Loman, the salesman explaining to his boys how to make it big. With swagger, a suitcase of merchandise in the back of a Chevy, a road map of New England and a bunch of good values, […]

Heavy metal diet: Meteorite-consuming microbes could offer clues on how life formed on Earth – RT

Heavy metal diet: Meteorite-consuming microbes could offer clues on how life formed on Earth – RT

Meteorites may not sound appetizing, but for one strange microbe they’re breakfast, lunch and dinner. The creature’s bizarre eating habits could help unlock mysteries about how early life forms endured harsh conditions on Earth. Metallosphaera sedula, a highly resilient microbe able to withstand extreme temperatures and highly acidic environments, can survive solely on a diet […]

Jerry Jones questioning lack of success after 3rd consecutive loss – ESPN

Jerry Jones questioning lack of success after 3rd consecutive loss – ESPN

CHICAGO — Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones did not make any proclamations about changes to Jason Garrett’s job status after Thursday’s 31-24 loss to the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field, but he did question why the roster is not producing results. “These guys are mentally OK for me and all these guys […]

Halo: Reach, As Told By Steam Reviews – Kotaku

Halo: Reach, As Told By Steam Reviews – Kotaku

SteamedSteamedSteamed is dedicated to all things in and around Valve’s PC gaming service. Halo: Reach, Bungie’s final entry in its second (of three, so far) series about armored space knights, is finally on PC. People are clearly excited, so much so that they managed to propel it to the third most-played slot on Steam earlier […]

China will waive import tariffs for some US soybeans and pork, finance ministry says – CNBC

China will waive import tariffs for some US soybeans and pork, finance ministry says – CNBC

Customers select pork at a supermarket in Fuyang, in eastern China’s Anhui province on May 10, 2016. STR | AFP | Getty Images China will waive imports tariffs for some soybeans and pork originating from the United States, China’s finance ministry said on Friday citing a decision by the country’s cabinet. The ministry said the tariff waivers being […]