Hive mind: Tunisian beekeepers are worried about the early warning system

The SmartBee app offers more than an early warning system: the data collected also informs beekeepers about the health and productivity of each hive. Elias Chebbi inspected a beehive in a field in Tunisia, minutes after a buzz on his phone warned him of a possible problem. An app on your phone notifies you if … Read more

Nobel laureate sworn in as East Timor’s leader on independence anniversary

The new President of Timor-Leste José Ramos-Horta (L), seen here after winning the election on April 21, 2022, was sworn in as the nation’s new leader on May 19, 2022 Nobel laureate José Ramos-Horta was sworn in as President of Timor-Leste on Friday, vowing to break a long-standing political stalemate in Southeast Asia’s youngest country … Read more

Third launch attempt for Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft

The Starliner is due to dock with the ISS about 24 hours after launch and deliver over 500 pounds (226 kg) of cargo – including food and provisions such as clothing and sleeping bags for the current crew on the station. American aerospace giant Boeing is making a third attempt to reach the International Space … Read more

Tom Cruise brings his passion for the big screen to Cannes

Tom Cruise spoke about his passion for cinema as he made his first visit in 30 years to the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday for the release of “Top Gun: Maverick”. The French Air Force’s screening team streaked across the sky on the red carpet as the stars headed for the screening of the long-awaited … Read more

Tom Cruise brings his passion for the big screen to Cannes

Tom Cruise spoke about his passion for cinema as he made his first visit in 30 years to the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday for the release of “Top Gun: Maverick”. The French Air Force’s screening team streaked across the sky on the red carpet as the stars headed for the screening of the long-awaited … Read more

Biden attacks white supremacist ‘poison’ after racist shooting

US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visit a memorial near a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, where 10 people were shot dead. President Joe Biden on Tuesday called what he called the “poison” of the white supremacist ideology behind a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, and said racism was being … Read more

Biden visits racist shooting site

US President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden visit a memorial near a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, where 10 people were shot dead. President Joe Biden laid flowers and prayed on Tuesday at the site of America’s latest mass shooting, warning that the white supremacist ideology that motivates the alleged shooter … Read more

Cannes Film Festival brings back the shine while highlighting Ukraine

Jury of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, chaired by French actor Vincent Lindon. A parade of Oscar winners kicked off the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, back in high-powered form following the lifting of Covid rules and paying special attention to the war in Ukraine. Masks have been taken off, health passes are no … Read more

Biden visits racist shooting site

US President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden visit a memorial near a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, where 10 people were shot dead. President Joe Biden laid flowers and prayed on Tuesday at the site of America’s latest mass shooting, warning that the white supremacist ideology that motivates the alleged shooter … Read more

Indonesians celebrate Vesak at world’s largest Buddhist temple

The procession and countdown to Vesak was broadcast live for those unable to attend. Hundreds of lanterns were launched into the sky by Indonesian Buddhists celebrating Vesak Day at the Borobudur temple for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit the country. “After two years of not being able to celebrate Vesak Day here, … Read more