The funniest poets online about Carol Ann Duffy – part 2

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The funniest poets online about Carol Ann Duffy – part 2

The way that Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy revealed that the poem she had received was unsuitable is definitely a good example of ways in which internet trolling has affected contemporary poetry. The Twitter…

Where's the Christmas market now?

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Where’s the Christmas market now?

About 100 markets still operating in UK – but not all of them are open over this festive season With Christmas markets in Europe in chaos this month over failing lenders and security fears…

Drought threatens local livelihoods as rivers run dry

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Drought threatens local livelihoods as rivers run dry

Image copyright Graphic Enlarge Image Image caption A river is running dry in Gambia but is being diverted to raise a dam to aid drought-hit farmers. So far this year four river systems have…

Inside the Mayhem at This Year's May Day Parade

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Inside the Mayhem at This Year’s May Day Parade

Lucas Lima, CEO of Newmark Partners, the largest private real estate brokerage in the world, never thought he’d watch the May Day Parade from the pole of the giant automaton next to his hotel…

The future is robotaxis in China

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The future is robotaxis in China

A Chinese car company is testing self-driving robotaxis in Shanghai. Miao Wei, the executive vice president of BYD Co., Ltd., the company behind the bots, said the vehicles have traveled over 300,000 miles so…