Here, Greta Thunberg in the current day and her again in 1898. (Photo: Getty/University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, (HEG467)) Some might say that individuals like Greta Thunberg, the teen climate activist from Sweden, are one of a kind. Well, then, tell me what to make of this archived image showing a Thunberg look-alike in…
Moscow (AFP) - Russia's Aeroflot on Tuesday stripped a passenger of his air miles after he boasted online of sneaking his overweight cat on board by switching him for a slimmer cat during check-in.Traveller Mikhail Galin wrote in a Facebook post last week that his cat Viktor was judged too fat to be taken into…
There’s something about the night that makes the mundane more sentimental and atmospheric. Paired with the soft glow of the moon or the flicker of neon lights, a midnight rendezvous or a trip home after a long, tiring shift somehow lingers in your memory for slightly longer. Maybe it’s the tranquillity that’s in the air,…
Image of a girl from 1898 who looks EXACTLY like Greta Thunberg sends conspiracy theorists into meltdown as they claim she's a 'time traveller sent to save us'Internet users are joking Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg is a time travellerIt comes after spotting a picture of a very similar looking girl taken 121 years agoThe snap…
A 121-year-old photograph has inspired a joke theory that Greta Thunberg is a time traveller on a mission to save the planet. The picture shows three children working at a mine during the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon Territory, Canada, in around 1898. One of them, a girl with braided hair and a hat, is…
Ho-ho-home. Getty When coming to stocking stuffers for your whole family, it is always best to go with what inspires you. Whether you have a music lover, an art critic, a social media maven or an outdoorsy type in your home, this list has something special …
There was a time when buying a house was an Indian’s biggest aspiration. Today, it is travel.And riding this wave is India’s travel industry, which contributed nearly 10% to the country’s GDP in 2018. It is also among the largest employers in the services sector.But as it prepares to become a $48 billion (Rs3 lakh…
Simon Schaffer at the University of Cambridge Amanda Rees at the University of York Simon James at Durham University The Wellsian: The Journal of the H. G. Wells Society The Time Machine - Wikipedia READING LIST: Stephen Baxter, Evolution (Gollancz, 2003) Bernard Bergonzi, The Early H. G. Wells: A Study of the Scientific Romances (Manchester…
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Lyra (Dafne Keen) and Pantalaimon in HBO's 'His Dark Materials'. Image: HBO By Caitlin Welsh2019-11-04 15:17:00 UTC HBO's His Dark Materials starts from the semi-enviable position of “At least it can’t be worse than the movie." The first attempt at adapting Philip Pullman’s cerebral, dense, beloved fantasy novels was The Golden Compass. The lush 2007…
Former flight attendant Shawn Kathleen wants you to stop using the call button to ask stupid questions.The creator of popular Instagram account Passenger Shaming has teamed up with travel website The Points Guy to produce a series of videos about "how to deal with traveling with maniacs in the sky."One of them, titled "Stop Pushing…
We’re having a bit of a cyberpunk moment. I’ve seen and played and received emails about loads of games that include the word somewhere. Lots of dystopian megacorp skyscrapers. But I can’t remember seeing a game that’s set in the liminal stage before, the time between the now and when the mass surveillance, holograms and…
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