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A hull longer than the Empire State Building is tall has been floated out of dry dock in Geoje, South Korea. Measuring 488 m (1,601 ft) long and 74 m (243 ft) wide, the hull belongs to Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, which upon completion will be the largest floating facility ever […]
Well, it’s that time of year when all the well meaning folks and organizations spring into action and are out collecting food, clothing and items for the less fortunate. Don’t get me wrong I think all the efforts are highly commendable but the question that has haunted me for some time and continues to haunt […]
Published on 2 Dec 2013 Drug addictions are well known for ruining lives, but in Yemen it’s going a whole step further. The male population’s love of chewing one particular leaf, is leaving the country facing a life threatening water shortage. RT’s Lucy Kafanov reports.
Billions in debt led to largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history Detroit is eligible to shed billions in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a judge said today in a long-awaited decision that now shifts the case toward how the city will accomplish that task. Judge Steven Rhodes turned down objections from […]
Published on 19 Jan 2013 A feature story about the impact of Hockey Night in Canada, the longest running sports tv show in the world. This ran on opening night before the Toronto Maple Leafs played the Montreal Canadiens. Dave Bidini narrates the story, which includes players and artists waxing poetic on what hockey and […]