Elon Musk is posting photos and videos of the Thai cave rescue operation — but SpaceX won’t confirm or deny his whereabouts

July 16, 2018

Screenshot/Instagram Elon Musk posted video and photos from inside the cave in Thailand where four boys and their soccer coach remain trapped. Musk has expressed his desire to help with rescue efforts on social media, and orchestrated the creation of what he called a ‘kid-size submarine.’ Experts have previously said Musk’s’ plans may not be of much use due to huge numbers of rescuers already working on the mission and…

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Parents of Thai boys rescued from a cave are finally able to visit their sons — but they need to wear hazmat suits

July 14, 2018

Linh Pham/Getty Parents of the 12 members of the Thai soccer team who survived a grueling 17-day ordeal inside a cave are finally being allowed to see their children. Doctors said the parents of the first eight boys who were rescued will be allowed to visit their sons’ bedsides while they remain quarantined. This means that parents must wear hazmat suits and keep a 6.5-foot (2 meter) distance. Doctors said the 12 boys…

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‘Treated like animals’: A North Korean defector tells the brutal story of what happened to him after he was caught trying to escape

July 11, 2018

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider A 32-year-old North Korean defector named Scott Kim tells the brutal story of what happened to him after he was caught in China after escaping from the isolated country. Kim said that he was brought to a detention camp where he and his fellow inmates were “treated like animals.” After escaping North Korea three more times, Kim made it to South Korea where he now owns a…

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Surreal photos show an unlikely wildfire in rural England burning out of control, forcing locals to evacuate their horses through streets near Manchester

July 7, 2018

(Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images) Saddleworth Moor near Manchester, England, is being ravaged by an unusual wildfire. Britain is in the middle of a heatwave and it has not rained for weeks, leaving the countryside as dry as tinder. The Army has been consulted about being brought in to help firefighters control the blaze. Heavy smoke has enveloped the outskirts of Manchester. Locals are being forced to move their horse and alpacas….

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The EU is privately telling European countries to prepare their airports for a no-deal Brexit

July 6, 2018

European Union member states should prepare their airports for no-deal Brexit, the European Commission reportedly warned earlier in June. A lack of progress in Brexit negotiations has increased the chances of no-deal. A no-deal Brexit would be catastrophic for Britain and Europe’s aviation industry. It would immediately ground flights between the UK and EU because EU-issued aviation licenses would no longer be valid.  Trade minister Liam Fox warned over the…

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My Favourite Canadian Brands III

July 4, 2018

I think after six months since my last post about my favourite Canadian lingerie brands, it’s due time to add a third instalment to the list! I’m really excited to show you these designers because not only is their work beautiful, but unlike the other two lists, the majority of these designers are not from Toronto. I love Toronto and its talented designers, but it’s time to show beautiful garments…

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Kellyanne Conway: ‘Nobody likes’ policy separating families at the border

July 4, 2018

Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway told NBC “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd Sunday “nobody likes” separating families at the border. Almost 2,000 children have reportedly been separated from their families at the border over six weeks under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy. Conway called on Democrats to develop immigration reform. Trump has falsely blamed them for the policy. Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said on Sunday that…

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The West will die so Trump can win: Business as usual is over for the G7 countries

July 2, 2018

Business Insider Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead President Trump has make it clear that America will no longer be “a bank” for G-7 countries. While Trump has hit Canada the hardest with increased steel tariffs, he has targeted only $3.5 billion of China’s goods — less than half that of the EU. The Trump administration is sending a message to long-standing allies that business as usual is over. Trump…

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