Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space

By Niall Firth BRIGHT lights, big cities. Or are they? All is not as it seems in this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station. The mass of white lights to the east shows Thailand’s capital Bangkok, its city streets abuzz with nocturnal activity. But the green lights dotted to the south of the […]

Rudd denies knowing night follows day|Humor

Home Secretary Amber Rudd claims she had no idea that the hours of darkness – the hours that last from early evening to early morning (known as night) would be followed later by much brighter, more agreeable conditions that last from early morning to early evening (known as day). Rudd acknowledged there had been a […]

'Shape of Water' wins big at Oscars on activism-fueled night

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Romantic fantasy“The Shape of Water” won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, the film industry’s most prestigious honor, on a night where themes of female empowerment and activism almost overshadowed the awards. The Fox Searchlight movie’s Mexican filmmaker, Guillermo del Toro, won best director, dashing the hopes of a rare win […]

Bright skies at night: The riddle of the nocturnal sun

Bright skies at night: The riddle of the nocturnal sun

Beth Hoeckel By Rebecca Boyle IN THE millennia before street lights and smartphones, humans could, on rare occasions, walk around on a moonless night and see clearly. Looking up, they could see broad luminous patches of light stretching across the sky, which brightened the heavens in all directions as though it were daylight. People could […]

Trump Plans to Stay Up All Night to Confront Santa|Humor

Trump Plans to Stay Up All Night to Confront Santa|Humor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump announced that he is planning on staying awake on Christmas Eve in order to confront Santa Claus. “I am going to stay up, I’m very good at staying up, maybe the best, some people say that I’m the best they’ve ever seen at staying up, like the Russians, they […]