Bidding to start on £350m Ireland-Wales subsea interconnector

Firms are being invited to express an interest in bidding for construction of a 200km undersea electricity interconnector between the UK and Ireland. The £350m privately-financed infrastructure project is being developed by Greenlink Interconnector Limited, a subsidiary of Cork-based Element Power, and is due to commence construction in 2020. Work packages include the design, construction and maintenance of the undersea and underground HVDC cable system as well as the design,…

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Your EDM Premiere: Villem & MeLeod Are ‘Playing the Changes’ of Liquid DnB With Surprising Track ‘Simply Red’ [Spearhead Recordings]

The larger drum and bass scene hasn’t seen much from liquid masters Villem & McLeod this year. Villem released a track with Addiction on V Recordings back in May and the duo have been releasing sample packs, but now we know the real reason for their general radio silence. A massive LP called Playing the Changes from the chill DnB duo is due out September 14 and it was definitely worth waiting…

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Pearl Earrings: Wear Them Sustainably and Love Them

Looking for a pair of jewelry that won’t go out of style? Pieces that will make you stand out from the rest? Then quality pearl earrings might be just what you’re looking for. Although classic – they’ve been worn for hundreds of years, even by ancient civilizations – pearls are still  kicking and will continuously lead the jewelry market. The Charm of Pearl Earrings Maybe many of you have already…

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Ben is Back Teaser Trailer: Julia Roberts’ Son Has Problems

Julia Roberts is unexpectedly reunited with her (troubled) young adult son in the newly-released teaser trailer for Ben is Back. The drama was written and directed by novelist-turned filmmaker Peter Hedges, who is directing his real-life son (and fellow Oscar nominee) Lucas Hedges here. Roberts stars in Ben is Back as Holly Burns, a woman whose son Ben (Lucas Hedges) returns home without warning one Christmas Eve, seemingly well-adjusted and problem-free. Unfortunately, Holly soon…

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Quick-fire Q&A with the founders of Pedla

Login to VeloClub|Not a member?   Sign up now. 18 New Articles August 24, 2018 RACING 26 times up the Cauberg: The strange story of the 1948 world championship August 24, 2018 FROM THE CYCLINGTIPS EMPORIUM Quick-fire Q&A with the founders of Pedla August 24, 2018 TECH Bikes of the Bunch: A fresh Cherubim August 24, 2018 NEWS Bruyneel owes $1.5 million; Porte confirmed to Trek: Daily News Digest August 24,…

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From Scraps to Sanctuary: A $700 A-Frame Cabin

To some, a pile of scrap wood might look like trash. But for Alla and Garrett Ponomareva, it was an opportunity to build something beautiful. While vacationing on their family’s land in Missoula, MT, the couple discovered some old window frames and spare lumber from a dilapidated structure on the property. Inspired by the debris, Alla remembered an online blueprint for a tiny A-frame cabin she loved – and realized…

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The Forest Service Is Silencing Women

In 2011, Darla Bush, now a 19-year veteran of the federal Forest Service, accepted a position as a firefighting engine captain at Sequoia National Forest’s Western Divide Ranger District, at the southern tip of the Sierra Nevada. The job wasn’t ideal. She commuted three to four hours a day from the Tule River Indian Reservation, where Bush and her husband had returned to raise their young daughter. The drive made…

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30 Tips for Sheltering in Place

You may have heard the words “shelter in place” used often over the news or during an emergency situation. But do you really know what this means? Are you fully aware of what you need to do in case you find yourself in such a situation? Sheltering in place is a short-term solution to address a biological, chemical, nuclear, and radiological threat. Individuals that are under such hazards immediately need…

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These Newlyweds Got Photobombed By A Giraffe, And It Was Magical

You could say a highlight of one couple’s wedding day was very, very high. On Saturday, newlyweds Luke and Tristan Karshagen were taking wedding party pictures at a game reserve at the Areena Riverside Resort in East London, South Africa, when a rather friendly male giraffe by the name of Abby happened to pop over to say hello. Stephanie Norman Photography Abby the giraffe freely roams the Areena Riverside Resort in East London, South…

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Brain scans show how cannabis extract may help people with psychosis

Cannabidiol reduces the brain activity linked to hallucinations, delusions and other forms of psychosis, research has found Brain scans have revealed for the first time how a substance found in cannabis plants may help people with psychotic disorders by dampening down abnormal brain activity that arises in the patients. A single dose of cannabidiol, an non-intoxicating extract of the plant, reduced unusual patterns of neural behaviour linked to hallucinations, delusions,…

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