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Atlantic overfishing was already a problem. Then Brexit happened | Fishing

It’s a calm summer afternoon off Fraserburgh in northern Scotland, and Luke Duthie is hunting mackerel. His 8-metre-long (26ft) boat is equipped with sonar that soon shows a large red cloud about 15 metres below the surface. He dashes out of the cabin and on to the deck, lowers the twin fishing lines and watches...

What Ever Happened to The Million Dollar Homepage?
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What Ever Happened to The Million Dollar Homepage?

What are pixels? The display on your screen is made of them, and raster image file formats have been created with them in mind, but are they real estate? In 2005, Alex Tew thought they were, and became a millionaire. Tew, then 21 years old, was looking for a way to fund his business management...

More Than Two Years After George Floyd’s Murder Sparked A Movement, Police Reform Has Stalled. What Happened?
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More Than Two Years After George Floyd’s Murder Sparked A Movement, Police Reform Has Stalled. What Happened?

This article first appeared at ProPublica. In the spring of 2020, George Floyd’s caught-on-camera murder by a Minneapolis police officer prompted massive social justice protests across the country. Millions of people marched for law enforcement reform — even Sen. Mitt Romney, the Utah Republican and onetime GOP presidential nominee. Activists pressed policymakers to “defund the...

Contaminated cough syrup from India linked to 70 child deaths. It's happened before
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Contaminated cough syrup from India linked to 70 child deaths. It's happened before

The World Health Organization has issued an alert about the deaths in the West African nation of Gambia. For context, we speak to the authors of The Truth Pill: The Myth of Drug Regulation in India. (Image credit: Milan Berckmans/AFP via Getty Images) #Contaminated #cough #syrup #India #linked #child #deaths #It039s #happened Source link