US man starts wildfire by trying to burn a spider

US man starts wildfire by trying to burn a spider

A Utah man was detained this week after he started a wildfire when he tried to kill a spider using a lighter, the local sheriff's office said. Twenty-six-year-old Cory Martin "was found where the fire started and told police he tried to kill a spider with a lighter...

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Black Tax: Outdated or Creating Generational Wealth?

Black Tax: Outdated or Creating Generational Wealth?

By Mauriza Fredericks It is no secret that Namibians have been facing a lot of economic pressure in recent times. From rising fuel and food prices, to increasing interest rates on mortgages and all other loans. It is clear to see that households are having to dig ever...

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Deja vu as volcano erupts again near Iceland capital

Deja vu as volcano erupts again near Iceland capital

By Jeremie RICHARD A volcano erupted in Iceland on Wednesday near the capital Reykjavik, spewing red hot lava and plumes of smoke out of a fissure in an uninhabited valley after several days of intense seismic activity. The eruption was around 40 kilometres (25 miles)...

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400-year-old Ecuadoran beer resurrected from yeast

400-year-old Ecuadoran beer resurrected from yeast

By Paola LÓPEZ Inside an old oak barrel, Ecuadoran bioengineer Javier Carvajal found the fungus of fortune: a 400-year-old yeast specimen that he has since managed to resurrect and use to reproduce what is believed to be Latin America's oldest beer. That single-cell...

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