EU Private Jet Emissions on the Rise

EU Private Jet Emissions on the Rise

Greenhouse gas emissions are one of the worst problems facing the planet in terms of global warming. Emissions have numerous sources, including automobile traffic, manufacturing, and factory farming. However, pound for pound, the worst offenders in damaging the environment are privately owned jets. A private jet is often the crowning …

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Munitions From WWII Are Causing Problems in Europe’s Oceans

Munitions From WWII Are Causing Problems in Europe’s Oceans

The Second World War left munitions, ships, ordnance, and countless other military cast-offs around the continent. Now they’re posing a very real, present threat to the world eighty years after the war ended. Beyond just the munitions lost at sea during the conflict itself, countries in Europe spent decades discarding …

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Why Are Some European Countries Trying to Ban Fake Grass?

Why Are Some European Countries Trying to Ban Fake Grass?

Maintaining a lawn is hard work. You need to water it, mow it, fertilize it, and complete many other minor upkeep tasks that are easy to overlook. Some people, especially in cooler parts of Europe, opt to just use artificial grass to keep their lawn looking green and healthy year-round. …

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Eurovision Finalists Cleared of Drug Use Allegations

Eurovision Finalists Cleared of Drug Use Allegations

The finalists of the annual Eurovision song contest have been cleared of all allegations of drug use by an official inquiry into the matter. The Italian rock band Maneskin won the contest with a roaring performance that left no doubt about their place atop the heap. Why the controversy? The …

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What Happens After Queen Elizabeth Is Gone?

What Happens After Queen Elizabeth Is Gone?

Since the 1950s, nearly every aspect of life has undergone dramatic changes. Cell phones, the internet, social media, modern music, and pop culture are all unrecognizable compared to how things were 70 years ago. One thing has remained static, though: the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is the …

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Ceuta Migrant Crisis: 6,000 Arrive from Morocco by Water

Ceuta Migrant Crisis: 6,000 Arrive from Morocco by Water

Marid and Rabat continue tense interactions even as thousands of Moroccan refugees arrive by boat to Ceuta. Some of the migrants didn’t even bother with the boat, arriving by their own power, simply swimming to the Spanish enclave. Ceuta is only separated from Morocco by a small fence, as it …

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