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Louisiana Gets That Sinking Feeling

Louisiana Gets That Sinking Feeling

The U.S. state of Louisiana is on the Gulf of Mexico approximately midway between the Mexico border, and California. Much of its coastal landmass is marshy swampland. These and enormous deltas are the legacy of sediment washed down the mighty Mississippi River for eons.

The First Footsteps to Canada

The First Footsteps to Canada

As Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary of being a country, our thoughts go further back to 1492. That was when the intrepid Christopher Columbus set foot on land, and met the First Nation and the Inuit people. Of course, he did not discover Canada as such.

Worksop Sewer Brings Road to a Halt

Worksop Sewer Brings Road to a Halt

Worksop is a large town in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire. The economy went through a bad patch in the 1980’s when the coal mining industry fell through the floor. The people picked themselves up as their ancestors did after 1066, and life largely goes on, on an even keel in Worksop.

A Vaccine So Don’t Wanna Cry Again

A Vaccine So Don’t Wanna Cry Again

Dave Lee, North America technology writer shared some interesting thoughts regarding yesterday’s cyber-attack. He reasons that this cannot be ‘about the money’ because the ransom amount of $300 is so small.

RSPCA Rescues Patterdale from Ripon Drain

RSPCA Rescues Patterdale from Ripon Drain

Ripon in Yorkshire lies between two tributaries of the River Ure, namely the Laver and the Skell. There is evidence of stonemasons, glaziers, and plasterers as far back as the 8th Century, so it is fair to believe the earth conceals old clay pipes.