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A book of unique photographs has been published illustrating an impressive diving expedition undertaken in 2019 on the Titanic’s sister ship, the Britannic. he Olympic-class liner turned hospital, HMHS Britannic, was built in Belfast in 1914 by shipbuilders Harland and Wolff as the third ship to be built locally and delivered to the luxurious White …

“Everything that was built here was built on a crime,” says the doctor. “The roots are so deep you can’t see them, but the ground beneath our feet is poisoned. It had to end this way. This is, of course, a warning that the pattern of reckless profit and resulting pain will repeat itself: in …

Aquaman: King of Atlantis‘very dynamic take on Arthur Curry.Screenshot: HBO Max Aquaman: King of Atlantis takes a different path than most other recent incarnations of the legendary underwater hero, instead of turning him into a badass in the vein of Arthur by Jason Momoa, King of Atlantis‘Cooper Andrews gives us a lighter and dumber spinning. …

Perhaps the best place to start is the January evening of this year when Manchester United, then unbeaten in 13 league appearances under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, faced Sheffield United at Old Trafford. Solskjaer’s side had the opportunity to overtake Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table on Wednesday evening. Instead, they choked …

DHAKA, Bangladesh – Its name translates to ‘floating island’ and for up to 100,000 desperate war refugees, the low-slung landmass is believed to be home. A refugee, Munazar Islam, initially thought it would be his. He and his family of four fled Myanmar in 2017 after the military launched a campaign of murder and rape …

(Want to receive this newsletter in your inbox? Here is registration.) Have a good evening. Here is the last one at the end of Friday. 1. The latest wave of coronavirus has resulted in a second consecutive month of disappointing job growth. Employers added just 194,000 jobs in September, up from 366,000 in August and …

The world lost about 14% of its coral reefs in the decade after 2009, mostly due to climate change, according to an international report on the state of the world’s corals. The report, released Monday evening, highlights the catastrophic consequences of global warming while offering some hope that some coral reefs can be saved if …

Enlarge / The output of a modern climate model allows us to detect trends despite the chaotic nature of the underlying system. Complex behavior is all around us. Think of something like the economy. It has many components, each with its own set of rules and all of them interacting in complicated ways. Trying to …

Photo: David McNew (Getty Images) The city of Huntington Beach in Southern California is currently covered with crude oil a pipeline rupture. It can be shocking to see officials rush to save a Californian beach from a crude oil spill, but the city’s culture has been inundated with oil for decades. You can’t look any …

But the town’s troubles piled up under his watch, as did the unrecovered garbage, attracting swarms of hungry seagulls, crows and even wild boars. A pothole epidemic saw no solution in sight. Public buses caught fire and some cyclists complained that the bike lanes installed by the mayor were unsafe and poorly maintained. Then, on …