Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

Month: September 2019

A Local's Guide To Miyazaki, Japan

A Local’s Guide To Miyazaki, Japan

Miyazaki is the capital city of Miyazaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan. Located on the coast and crossed by several rivers, Miyazaki City enjoys scenic views of both ocean and nearby, verdant mountains. A popular resort destination for Japanese tourists, the city offers many attractions, including the SeaGaia event centre, the Phoenix Zoo, Aoshima Beach Park,

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11 Sinking Cities Could Disappear by 2100

11 Sinking Cities Could Disappear by 2100

Global temperatures and sea levels are rising. Low-lying coastal cities are already experiencing devastating floods and working to come up with creative solutions to combat rising tides. Some cities are sinking due to increasing sea levels slowly encroaching on their coasts, while others are sinking because of excessive groundwater pumping that creates a change in pressure and

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The World's Most Censored Countries

The World’s Most Censored Countries

Eritrea is the world’s most censored country, according to a report released today by the Committee to Protect Journalists. The list of 10 Most Censored Countries is based on CPJ’s research into the censorship tactics used by authoritarian governments, ranging from imprisonment and repressive laws to surveillance of journalists and restrictions on

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Brain Proteins Tangle With Just One Head Injury

Brain Proteins Tangle With Just One Head Injury

A single serious knock to the skull could be all it takes to develop the nerve damage thought to be responsible for neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study. Most research into the neurological impact of head trauma has focussed on repeated damage, like that experienced by sports fighters or footballers; often,

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