Cast away lost at sea for 13 months released from hospital
Jose Salvador Alvarenga, the cast away lost at sea for 13 months, is now at a hotel in Majuro (Marshall Islands).
After his story which prompted fascination and criticism broke in the media, he was hospitalized and discharged. But concerns about his health led to re-admission.
France destroys £3.9 million elephant tusks
Elephant tusks, banned by Europe and most of the civilized world, were destroyed by French authority.
The three-ton tusks, confiscated over 20 years, were destroyed at Eiffel Tower, Paris (France) to tell poachers and traffickers that the game is up.
A kilogramme of ivory is about £1,300 –and the destroyed tusks was put at £3.9 million (N1 billion).
10 skills your children should learn now!
Nick Curtis, a columnist in Evening Standard has come up with 10 skills parents should ensure their children learn if they’re to cope well in future.
- Basic economics
- The cost-to-benefit ratio
- Map reading skills
- How to change the battery in an electric car and maintain a bicycle
- How the body degenerates over time
- How to speak Mandarin
- How to get by in other languages
- Sex education
- How to play portable musical instrument
- How to say no.