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Women travel alone more than men. Here’s why

Of the 151 countries Jessica Nabongo has traveled to, 47 of them have been solo trips. In her quest to be the first black woman to visit every nation in the world, sometimes she’s had to go it alone. But this isn’t something she minds. “The thing is …

Today in sports: 1/18/2019

TODAY’S SPORTS ON TV Friday, Jan. 18 BIATHLON 6:00 — IBU World Cup: men’s 4×7.5km relay, Germany, NBCSN COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN’S) 6:30 — Maryland at Ohio State, FS1 7:00 — Northwestern at Rutgers, BTN 7:00 — Ohio University at Toledo, CBSSN 7:00 — Saint Joseph’s at St. Louis, …

Abbey forgets its remit is to hold mirror up to Irish society

Responding to last week’s letter from members of the Irish theatre community, Saturday’s statement from Francis Ruane, chair of the board of the Abbey Theatre, unintentionally lifted the lid on another issue, one that has been causing serious concern among playwrights. In her opinion piece in this newspaper, …

Editorial Mutiny at Elsevier Journal

The entire editorial board of the Elsevier-owned Journal of Informetrics resignedThursday in protest over high open-access fees, restricted access to citation data and commercial control of scholarly work. Today, the same team is launching a new fully open-access journal called Quantitative Science Studies. The journal will be for and by the academic community …

Upcoming UM Adventure Bike Spotted In India

This baby ADV is expected to be launched in early 2019 The bike, presumably spotted at a dealer meet, features an air-cooled and fuel injected motor Comes with long travel upside down forks, rear monoshock Alloys are shod with block-pattern tyres One of the bikes even gets front …

Fast fashion hurting environment, society: Study

Readily available, inexpensively made clothing — has created an environmental and social justice crisis.(Unsplash) The overabundance of fast fashion — readily available, inexpensively made clothing — has created an environmental and social justice crisis, a study claims. Globally, 80 billion pieces of new clothing are purchased each year, …

Jawa – The Most Searched Bike On Google In 2018

Google Trends can give you a snapshot of a year – what it looked like, went through and brought about. Similar to the every year, the world’s biggest search engine released the list of the top 10 searched bikes of 2018. The entries were based on the search …