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Victoria Falls shrink to a trickle, feeding climate change fears

Victoria Falls shrink to a trickle, feeding climate change fears

VICTORIA FALLS, Zambia: For decades Victoria Falls, where southern Africa’s Zambezi river cascade down 100 metres into a gash in the earth, have drawn millions of holidaymakers to Zimbabwe and Zambia for their stunning views. But the worst drought in a century has slowed the waterfalls to a trickle, fuelling fears that climate change could […]

Why Young Japanese Aren’t Getting Married, Parasite Singles

Why Young Japanese Aren’t Getting Married, Parasite Singles

Roughly a quarter of Japanese people between 20 and 49 are single, according to government data (File) Tokyo: A sharply dressed crowd of Japanese singletons shuffle awkwardly around conference-room tables, exchanging small-talk and CVs in an attempt to find a marriage partner – all of them accompanied by their parents. One 38-year-old woman, who declined […]

Trump Wants The EPA To Focus On Toilet Flushing

Trump Wants The EPA To Focus On Toilet Flushing

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday he has directed his environmental regulators to find answers to what he said is a big problem – water-conserving showers, faucets and toilets. “We have a situation where we’re looking very strongly at sinks and showers and other elements of bathrooms,” Trump told a […]