California wildfires torch record 2m acres as new blazes force evacuations

Wildfires have burned a record 2m acres of California, with fresh conflagrations prompting dramatic rescue missions and shrouding much of the US west in smoke that has caused some of the worst air quality in the world. The area burned this year is now larger than the state of Delaware, surpassing the annual state record of 1.96m acres that went up in flames throughout 2018, according to the California department of forestry and fire protection, or Cal Fire. California’s governor, …

Germans must walk their dogs twice a day, new law will say

Minister to introduce law next year to ensure nation’s 9.4 million dogs get enough exercise A woman runs with her dog past the Memmertfeuer lighthouse in Juist, Germany, where a new law will specify how much people should walk their dogs. Photograph: Sina Schuldt/AP Germany’s dog owners will soon to be ordered by law to walk their pets twice a day. The country’s agriculture minister, Julia Klöckner, has said she is introducing the new law based on evidence that many …

In just 15 years, the Arctic Ocean may be ice-free in summer, study says

Just 15 years from now, the Arctic Ocean may be functionally ice-free for part of the year, a new study has found. Research published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change projects that due to vanishing sea ice, the Arctic may start seeing an ice-free period each year as early as 2035.   “This should be of huge concern to Arctic communities and climate scientists,” the study says. It’s one of the most aggressive timelines for this threshold to be …

Ammonium nitrate, reported source of Beirut explosions, has caused many high-profile blasts

Ammonium nitrate, which Lebanese authorities have said caused the devastating Beirut explosions, is an odorless crystalline substance commonly used as a fertilizer and has caused numerous industrial blasts over the decades. These notably include one at a Texas fertilizer plant in 2013 that killed 15 and was ruled deliberate, a North Korean railway blast that left 161 dead in 2004, and the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. When combined with fuel oils, ammonium nitrate creates a potent explosive widely used in …

Hair Bows Lingo

Makers of hair bows have to rapidly learn that there are various widths of ribbons. Some the lower pre-owned ones are the truly large ribbons in 2.25″, which make a truly large and thick hair bow. At some point ribbon factories make ribbon in 1″ widths. This width is extremely close to the 7/8″ and is in some cases difficult to discriminate. Ribbon manufacturing companies can come out with their own distinct widths, however normally, these are your only alternatives. …

Get A Healthier Tan With Tanning Beds

Many people, particularly Caucasians who are prone to having dull and pasty looking complexions, envy those who have an all year tan. This is why a lot of Caucasians in the United States would want to trade in their washed-out try to find something much better, like a golden tan. A lot of people have gotten all sorts of skin diseases or flaws from basking under the sun too long (such as freckles), an unequal skin tone, dark areas and …

Atkins Elegant Desserts

A story constantly has its own ending for example, a fairy tale which will constantly be gladly ever after. In a full course meal, it will never be complete without the dulcet pastries that makes one long for to even have more after consuming a plate. This is not real to those who are on a rigorous diet plan. Well, here is excellent news for you, here are recipes of Atkins elegant desserts that are not just healthy and nutritious …

Atkins Diet Plan Snacks

Chewing between meals is really a pleasure particularly, when you are at work and you would want to take a break for quite a while. Here are Atkins diet treats that you can bring with you in the workplace. They are not simply delicious, it is also packed with essential minerals and vitamins required to enhance your energy for the day’s toil. Atkins Diet Plan Snacks- Canadian Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms Ingredients:15- 20 mushrooms butter 4 oz cream cheese 6 pieces …

Atkins Diet Plan Dish

When you are obtaining a particular desirable weight, it does not indicate to say that you starve yourself so you end up not consuming the three essential meals in a day. In that way, it would be healthy and you are still on the path to achieve the aim. Here are Atkins diet recipe that you may want to get ready for yourself even for your family for a hale and hearty you. Baked Quesadillas ( This is an appetiser …