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  1. Gordon_R

    9 killed after construction vehicle overturns on Ou Kaapse Weg

    https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/9-killed-after-construction-vehicle-overturns-on-ou-kaapse-weg-20190921 Edit: similar version of story: https://www.arrivealive.co.za/news.aspx?s=1&i=43598&page=9-Men-killed-in-bakkie-rollover-on-Ou-Kaapse-Weg-in-early-hours-of-the-morning
  2. Gordon_R

    JoJo Tanks rises above the surface in an era of water trauma

    Millions of people have bought JoJo tanks (or their equivalents), but how many know the history of where they were developed: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2019-09-19-jojo-tanks-rises-above-the-surface-in-an-era-of-water-trauma/
  3. Gordon_R

    Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes

    Asymmetric war can get expensive: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-49699429 Video embedded in link.
  4. Gordon_R

    Research on postmen's testicle warmth wins Ig Nobel

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49687538
  5. Gordon_R

    Has another interstellar visitor been found (extrasolar comet)

    https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49676757
  6. Gordon_R

    Golden Ray cargo ship - US Coastguard search for missing crew

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49638943
  7. Gordon_R

    Making sense of Saturn's impossible rotation

    Intriguing that up to now it is still difficult to measure the exact rotation period of a major planet, due to its dense atmosphere: https://phys.org/news/2019-09-saturn-impossible-rotation.html
  8. Gordon_R

    California boat fire - At least 33 missing near Santa Cruz island

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49556638
  9. Gordon_R

    Tetra Pak billionaire Hans Rausing dies at 93

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-49530444 Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetra_Pak
  10. Gordon_R

    Man in critical condition after Cape Town car bomb explosion

    https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/pics-man-in-critical-condition-after-bomb-allegedly-planted-under-range-rover-seat-in-cape-town-20190830 Edit:
  11. Gordon_R

    Vast pumice raft found drifting through Pacific Ocean

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-49469446
  12. Gordon_R

    Peter Fonda, star of Easy Rider, dies aged 79

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49379130 Edit: Correction to daughter Bridget (amended in original source).
  13. Gordon_R

    Russian passenger jet performs emergency landing near Moscow, no casualties

    https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKCN1V50DQ
  14. Gordon_R

    Village People co-creator Henri Belolo dies aged 82

    https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-49276169
  15. Gordon_R

    Two killed as SA plane crashes in Tanzania

    https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/two-killed-as-sa-plane-crashes-in-tanzania-20190804 Link to earlier article: https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/pics-sa-teens-to-make-history-with-flight-from-cape-town-to-cairo-in-a-plane-they-built-themselves-20190530 Link to earlier thread...
  16. Gordon_R

    Flyboarding Frenchman crosses English Channel

    Some 'lighter' news: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49225001 P.S. A previous unsuccessful attempt was discussed in the off-topic forum.
  17. Gordon_R

    Ancient drop of water rewrites Earth's history

    https://phys.org/news/2019-08-ancient-rewrites-earth-history.html
  18. Gordon_R

    [US] Katy Perry copied Dark Horse from Christian rapper Flame, court rules

    https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-49161916
  19. Gordon_R

    [US] Gunman shoots at garlic festival [fatalities]

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49147369 Some people have a very strong disliking for garlic. #toosoon
  20. Gordon_R

    Franky Zapata - Flyboard inventor fails in cross-Channel bid

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49108632
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