From the time she was a child, Queen Mary demanded her granddaughter keep a straight face because, according to her, it was inappropriate for monarchs to smile in public (per Vanity Fair). When she grew up, however, Queen Elizabeth became known for her cutting wit, which she would use to make
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A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew cuts a dolphin free from an illegal fishing net near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday, May 4, 2022. US Coast Guard photo by Seaman Lacie Kraatz.
The call to US Coast Guard Station South Padre Island from the charter boat Fish Tales a
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Over 100 people attended a rally on Manly Beach on 1 September to oppose the reinstallation of shark nets on the morning they were being reinstalled at Manly Beach.
Coinciding with the first day of summer, nets were r
The plans come despite moves to sell the £35 million Parkside police station in a cost-cutting exercise by force chiefs in an effort to keep the same number of officers on the front line.
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A similar mast built in South Queensferry was described by locals as a 'giant toilet brush'
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A mobile phone mast, designed to look like a tree, is currently awaiting the go-ahead from Barnsley Council.
Some clouds. Low 42F. Winds light and variable..
Some clouds. Low 42F. Winds light and variable.
Dana Atkinson of Lock Haven volunteers his time digging for artifacts at the John Brown Tannery Site in Guys Mills on Wednesday.
Dana Atkinson of
Ocean plastic waste often flows from rivers. Innovative businesses are deploying low-cost, low-tech solutions.
Water pollution in the Indian river Ganges, in Kolkata city near Howrah bridge. Image via Shutterstock/Abhishek Sah Photography.
Protecting ocean ecosystems from plastic p
Privacy is always high on the wish list. Here are best ways to mark out your garden boundaries
Fences and hedges are the usual ways in which we protect and define our properties, unless we are lucky enough to inherit lovely old stone or brick walls. If you need to replace – or indeed i