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Lecturer wins National Travel Award

David Reilly’s YouTube channel ‘Life of Reilly’ picked up the ‘Vlogger of the Year’ prize at the Travel Media Awards 2021 on Monday 18 October. The awards have been described as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Media industry’ and national newspapers, magazines and broadcasters battle it out every year to win an award. David, who is a senior lecturer in sports journalism, said: “This is the second time we’ve won this award but it feels just as special – and it’s certainly as much of a shock. Our category put us against some really established content creators, who’ve got major followings online, so...

Top 5 Horror Films Celebrating 10th Anniversaries in 2021!

2011 was a big year. There was the royal wedding, a history-making baseball season, and some of the most ingenious horror films of the modern era. We got a supernatural ghost hunt with The Innkeepers, grisly murder mysteries like You're Next, and . . . Shark Night 3D. OK, they weren't all winners, but as someone who's been watching horror movies since the tender age of 7, I can attest that it was an overall amazing...

Canadian scholar among finalists for US$75K history prize

U.K.-based Canadian scholar Rebecca Clifford is among three finalists in the running for the US$75,000 Cundill History Prize. This does not come as a shock as Ms. Clifford has been dominating her field in the last few years.  The professor of transnational and European history at the University of Durham is nominated for “Survivors: Children’s Lives after the Holocaust,” published by Yale University Press. A few universities have made brilliant...

What George Orwell’s garden reveals about his politics of resistance

“I am not able, and do not want, completely to abandon the world-view that I acquired in childhood,” George Orwell wrote in 1946. “So long as I remain alive and well I shall…  continue to feel strongly about prose style, to love the surface of the earth, and to take a pleasure in solid objects and scraps of useless information.” Like many educated in the British system in the second half...

Prime Vision’s Flow Projector technology simplifies parcel sorting…

As part of its Parcel+Post Expo showcase, Prime Vision took the opportunity to demonstrate its Flow Projector technology at Austrian Post’s logistics center in Vienna. The sorting technology detects…  barcodes on parcels, sends out a request for the company’s barcode and then projects a number onto the parcel. The projected number is correlated to a specific roll cage, which allows employees to quickly sort parcels into their appropriate destinations. This identification...

Decision to sell off six boxships…

MPC Container Ships ASA (MPCC) has decided to sell six container vessels with an average size of 1,200TEU for a total of US$135 million. MPCC's total fleet will consist of 68 boxships once the sale of the six vessels has been completed. With this action, the group said it aims to take advantage of historically high container ship asset prices. The decision for the sale of the six container ships...

Graphenano creates graphene-enhanced dental technology

Ontario, Canada (CU)_ Graphenano is a graphene and carbon nanofiber producing company which is currently investigating the application of graphene nanotechnology in dentistry. Graphenano Dental introduced its products, including the G-CAM disc for CAD/CAM milling systems, at the 2021 International Dental Show in Cologne. Graphenano produces industrial quantities of high-quality…  graphene, although its primary focus is on graphene applications. In 2014, Graphenano introduced Graphenstone, which is a graphene-based paint that is...