Although few mantas are kept in captivity due to their size, marine experts at the S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa claim that the rays are able to recognise gesture cues — such as being tapped twice on the head. … [Read more...] about Enormous PINK manta ray dubbed ‘Inspector Clouseau’ is spotted near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in a rare sighting of the rosy giant
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It was on December 20, just over a month after Leona Grace was born, when Samantha and Stephen were given the news they were desperate to hear - they could finally take their baby girl home. … [Read more...] about I carried my baby despite docs warning she’d die minutes after being born – but I’m so glad I put my faith in her
Thankfully, help is at hand. I’m in the Black Mountains for a Beginning Fell Running for Women course, run by Welsh company Element Active, based at Llanbedr village near Crickhowell. The day is run by Ruth Pickvance, a former international runner and British fell champion, and Faye Johnson, who competes internationally for Wales. Ruth created the course to encourage women to try fell running, which means dashing over hills and dales in wide-open spaces, rather than the usual joggers’ grind of pounding the pavements. … [Read more...] about How an all-women fell-running course in Wales helped me let off the brakes
32-33. The path isn't obvious, but turn right and head for a fingerpost at the far end of the field. Take the more obvious path from here, until a pair of stone step stiles. Cross the wall and continue straight on a flagged path. Follow uphill until the steepest stint of the ascent. Rough stone steps lead up to a gate at the top. … [Read more...] about Three Peaks Challenge, Yorkshire
PHE’s support for e-cigarettes as a tool to help people quit smoking is shared by other respected health bodies, such as the Royal College of Physicians and Cancer Research UK. They point out that the UK regulates smoking and vaping far more rigorously than the US. The UK has rules on age, and health warnings, and caps on the nicotine content. Marketing to young people is forbidden – e-cigarettes cannot be advertised on TV. There is less nicotine in Juul pods or e-cigarette cartridges sold in the UK: Juul in the US contains up to 59mg per ml, while nicotine levels in e-cigarettes across Europe are capped at 20mg per ml by an EU directive enshrined in British law. In the US, at this point, there is no middle ground between unrestricted sales and an outright ban. … [Read more...] about The great vape debate: are e-cigarettes saving smokers or creating new addicts?