'They made it about politics by showing up at a campaign rally. Don't like the blow back, how about thinking before doing something stupid. All respect is now gone,' another added. … [Read more...] about Miracle On Ice hockey team defend their decision to appear on stage at a Trump rally wearing ‘Keep America Great’ hats after being slammed on social media
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It’s the studio buzzword for 2016, and no wonder. The concept of the “cinematic universe”, invented for Marvel’s interlinked superhero movies, has caused quite the Hollywood hullabaloo. As well as the slew of Star Wars films due to hit cinemas over the next few years, it’s being used to describe Warner Bros’ proposed slate of 10 new movies based on the DC Comics back catalogue (think Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and two forthcoming Justice League movies that will see all three teaming up). There are even loose plans for a Ghostbusters universe. … [Read more...] about The horror! Why Universal’s monster movie ‘cinematic universe’ is the wrong kind of scary
Today up to 150 tonnes of grain are spread beside Lake Hornborga during spring, helping the birds to refuel as they journey to breeding grounds in the far north. Their journey starts in Spain but many fly in from Rügen, northern Germany, another staging post, 430km away or a one-day flight. The greatest numbers tend to be seen in late March/early April, and when I visited last year a new record was set as the daily tally peaked at 27,300 cranes. By May they have departed on the final leg of their journeys but the lake is still a great place to see other waterfowl and raptors, such as marsh harrier, osprey, golden and white-tailed eagle. … [Read more...] about The dancing cranes of West Sweden – a bucket list wildlife spectacle
In 2001, starting with a small section of the estate and gradually expanding as funding became available, Burrell stopped ploughing the land and spraying it with chemicals. Removing internal fences allowed the wild Exmoor ponies and Tamworth pigs he introduced to browse and rootle over large distances, their disruptions creating habitats for other animals and plants. Dung beetles dived into delicious organic cowpats left by longhorn cattle that hadn’t been fed wormers and parasiticides; voles colonised the roots of a dead oak that under the previous regime would have been felled in the interests of tidiness. The summer of 2002 revealed wildflowers with delightful names such as bird’s-foot trefoil and lady’s bedstraw that hadn’t been seen in such numbers for a generation, along with a profusion of insects, which produced a continuous thrum – “something”, in Tree’s words, “we hadn’t even known we’d been missing”. … [Read more...] about The end of farming?