Fertilizer, pest-control, soup: Modern-day reliance on bats makes it hard to banish their virus risk

Every Saturday morning, a dozen or so villagers from a province about 60 miles west of Bangkok creep into a bat-festooned cave to scrape up the precious fecal deposits of its flourishing inhabitants. In three hours, they can amass as many as 500 buckets of bat dung. The guano is packaged and sold at an […]

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Mulvaney Says He Often Disagrees With Trump (Just Never Publicly)

Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, said in a wide-ranging discussion on Wednesday night that he disagreed with President Trump “every single day,” mocked a fellow administration adviser and accused Republicans of hypocrisy over the budget deficit. Mr. Mulvaney, addressing a crowd of several hundred during a question-and-answer session with the Oxford […]

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‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Renewed for Season 17

The series will return summer 2020. So You Think You Can Dance will return for another summer. Fox announced Thursday that the reality competition has been renewed for a 17th season, set to debut after the traditional broadcast season wraps up.  The series will join a reality-heavy lineup for Fox’s summer, which also includes MasterChef […]

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New Claims Have Emerged About The Location of Nefertiti’s Secret Burial Chamber

For years, there has been a controversial theory about the famous 3,300-year-old tomb of King Tutankhamun: that Queen Nefertiti’s remains are contained just beyond its walls. A team of scientists led by Mamdouh Eldamaty, the former Egyptian minister of antiquities, seemed to have recently confirmed the theory.   The researchers surveyed the tomb with ground-penetrating […]

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FG calls on U.S. to reverse visa restrictions on Nigeria

The Federal Government has called on the United States of America to consider the long-standing relationship between the two countries and reverse its Visa restrictions on Nigeria. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, in a statement said the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the call on Thursday. Manga […]

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Solskjaer blames ball for Manchester United’s draw at Club Brugge

2:47 AM IST Rob DawsonCorrespondent BRUGES, Belgium — Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said the ball was partly to blame for the club’s 1-1 draw with Club Brugge. Anthony Martial’s away goal has put United in the driving seat to progress in the Europa League but Solskjaer admitted his team had endured a tough […]

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CROWN Act Closer to Passing in Three States Since ‘Hair Love’ Won Oscar

It’s always great when art can imitate life, but even better when life can take its cues from art. Whether it’s a coincidence or not, since Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver’s “Hair Love” won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short, three more states have either passed their own versions of a CROWN Act […]

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