Sri Lanka, Going through ‘Worst’ Marine Catastrophe, Investigates Cargo Ship Hearth

Sri Lanka, Facing ‘Worst’ Marine Disaster, Investigates Cargo Ship Fire

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lankan authorities have launched a criminal investigation into the crew of a cargo ship loaded with toxic chemicals that has burned off the coast of the island nation for 12 days, spilling debris into the sea and polluting the country’s beaches. Several tons of plastic pellets carried on the ship … Read more

The worst Covid scorching spot in North America now could be Manitoba, Canada.

The worst Covid hot spot in North America now is Manitoba, Canada.

The coronavirus is now spreading faster in Manitoba than any other province or state in Canada, the United States, or Mexico. Indigenous and colored people are disproportionately affected. Figures released on Wednesday show that the Prairie Province of central Canada has reported an average of 35 new cases per 100,000 per day over the past … Read more

Inventory futures inch greater after Dow’s worst day since January

Stock futures inch higher after Dow's worst day since January

A passenger wears a protective mask at the Wall Street subway station in New York on Monday, March 30, 2020. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg via Getty Images Futures contracts pegged to major U.S. stock indices rose overnight on Wednesday, just hours after continued pressure on technology stocks put the Dow Jones Industrial Average on its … Read more

Jeppson’s Malört – Most likely the World’s Worst Tasting Liquor

Jeppson’s Malört – Probably the World’s Worst Tasting Liquor

If you’re not into liquors, they’ll likely all taste bad to you, but there is one particular liquor that everyone will agree that tastes terrible. It’s called Malört and has been compared to battery acid, pesticides, and gasoline over the years. Although Jeppsons Malört is most commonly associated with the American city of Chicago, its … Read more

The Finest and Worst of the Golden Globes

The Best and Worst of the Golden Globes

It was a Golden Globes like no other, for the better (the winners’ backdrops!) And for the worse (the technical glitches!). The challenges of an awards show amid a pandemic were made clear in big and small ways on Sunday night while a series of exposés about the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the group that … Read more