Greece’s Tsipras to call snap elections after heavy defeat | News

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called snap national elections after suffering a heavy defeat by the opposition conservatives in European Parliament and local polls. With an unexpectedly severe pounding at the ballot box on Sunday for his leftist Syriza party, Tsipras decided not to push through to a full term which expires in October. … Read moreGreece’s Tsipras to call snap elections after heavy defeat | News

MBS is not reining in his thuggery. That’s bad news for Saudi activists.

Malak al-Shehri and her husband, Ayman al-Drees, who was arrested by Saudi authorities last month. (Family photo) Jackson Diehl Deputy editorial page editor and columnist focusing on international affairs Deputy Editorial Page Editor May 26 at 6:11 PM Saudi women’s rights activist Malak al-Shehri fled to the United States a year ago amid a wave … Read moreMBS is not reining in his thuggery. That’s bad news for Saudi activists.

Working the night shift on Malaria’s frontline in Sierra Leone

It’s night-time at Ola During Children’s Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone and doctors Nehlama Barrie and Winstina Gbondo are on shift. Most nights here see children die of Malaria complications but a free health programme has given them a fighting chance of saving lives. Filmmakers: Paul Myles and Zoe Jewell Producer: Abdul Samba Brima Editor: … Read moreWorking the night shift on Malaria’s frontline in Sierra Leone

These ‘microbe-grown’ headphones could be the future of sustainable electronics – TechCrunch

The culture of planned obsolescence in electronics produces a huge amount of toxic waste unlikely to go anywhere but a landfill for the next millennium or so. Nature produces some of the strongest and most versatile substances we’ve ever encountered, so why not use them instead? That’s what Finnish design house Aivan has attempted with … Read moreThese ‘microbe-grown’ headphones could be the future of sustainable electronics – TechCrunch