Make Some Noise

The leader of Senegal’s opposition, Yewwi Askan Wi, asked his fellow citizens to bang pots and pans in the streets to show their displeasure with the regime of President Macky Sall. The result was a lot of banging. “I'm here to protest for justice," Ibrahima Soumare...

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When the Waste Blows

India imposed a ban on single-use plastics over the weekend to combat worsening pollution in the world’s second-most populous nation, Al Jazeera reported. The government announced that the ban will include a variety of items, such as straws, cutlery, packaging film and cigarette packets. In the first...

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Waa

British lawmakers should not bring their babies to parliamentary debates, according to a new report on the legislative body’s rules amid calls by some legislators to change them, the Washington Post reported. In the report, the procedure committee said the “long-standing practice” of keeping babies out...

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Being a GOAT

Climate change has been causing strange weather phenomena around the globe, including severe heatwaves and catastrophic wildfires. Firefighters can only do so much. Enter goats: These sure-footed creatures have increasingly moved in, in various regions, to help prevent wildfires from getting out of control, the Washington Post...

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