Pippa Middleton To Receive Title After Marrying James Matthews The Duchess Of Cambridge's little sister will soon get a title of her very own, all thanks to her new fiancé. The 32-year-old party planner and author confirmed her engagement to hedge fund manager James Matthews on July 19 and has been spotted flashing her art deco-style engagement ring ever since. Close-up of Pippa Middleton's engagement ring taken outside of her home in London on July 21. Matthews is the son of David Matthews, the Laird of Glen Affric and owner of a 10,000 acre Scottish estate near Loch Ness, which features a historic castle once visited by Queen Mary, Hello magazine reports. The stunning property, which came with the Laird of Glen Affric title, was purchased by the elder Matthews in 2008. As the eldest son of the Laird, 40-year-old James Matthews will one day inherit his father's title, though he may not choose to use it.
m.muskokaregion MUSKOKA – If you’re lucky enough to catch a glimpse of an Algonquin wolf, the experience will be surreal and brief, especially now the species is moving closer to extinction. “Most times the wolf is there, then gone, like a ghost,” said Wesley Liikane, a Severn Bridge photographer. He snapped a picture of an Algonquin wolf when he was hiking in the southern part of Algonquin Park. With fewer than 500 left in Ontario (or somewhere between 250 to 1,000 – nobody knows for sure), the majority of wolves live in the park’s protected forest, says a provincial report. In June, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry upgraded the status of Algonquin wolves from a species ‘of special concern’ to ‘threatened.’ "They have a certain weary way of looking at you, considering if they’re going to make a move to disappear.” -- Hannah Barron, Earthroots That means hunting Algonquin wolves is now prohibited throughout all of Ontario, she added. “It was wonderful,” she said. Where they live:
Trump's new science adviser says it's not his job to correct the president on climate change WASHINGTON — For the first time since he took office, President Trump has a science adviser. Kelvin Droegemeier is a meteorologist and, by all accounts, a thorough, well-respected scientist. But he doesn't appear to be the climate-change savior scientists hoped he’d be. Droegemeier, 60, became director of the White House Office of Science and Technology in January. So when the news came in late February that the White House was putting together a panel to see if climate change is really a threat, even though the Defense Department has already said it is, and that this panel would be run by renowned physicist William Happer —who thinks carbon dioxide is “a benefit to the world” — it felt like an opportunity to delve a little deeper. But in an interview in his brand-new office next to the White House, Droegemeier evaded questions about his own views. “The main thing for me is to provide the president with the best science advice possible,” he said.
Cyclone Idai: Scores more deaths reported in Mozambique Image copyright Reuters The official death toll from Cyclone Idai, which tore through southern Africa more than a week ago, rose sharply on Saturday as authorities reported scores more deaths. The number of people declared dead in Mozambique rose from 242 to 417, Land and Environment Minister Celso Correia said. The new figure puts the overall death toll at about 700 people across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The toll is expected to rise further. The storm has killed at least 259 people in Zimbabwe, while in Malawi 56 people died when heavy rains hit ahead of the cyclone. But the United Nations said officials will only be able to determine the final casualty figure once the flood waters have receded. Image copyright Getty Images The UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Saturday that the Buzi and Zambezi rivers were at risk of breaking their banks again. Media playback is unsupported on your device "We are living an unprecedented natural disaster.
Canada Royal Visit 2016: Prince William, Kate Middleton To Tour B.C., Yukon This Fall The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have accepted an invitation to visit Canada this fall, the governor general announced. "Their Royal Tour will take them to the beautiful province of British Columbia and the scenic territory of Yukon. Our true Canadian pride and spirit will shine and be at the very heart of this visit so they can feel at home," said David Johnston in a news release Wednesday. Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, laugh during their visit to St Thomas' Hospital in London on March 10, 2016. (Photo: Toby Meville/Reuters) In July, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sent an invitation to the duke and duchess to visit Canada with their kids. It's unknown if Prince William and Kate Middleton will be bringing Prince George and Princess Charlotte on this trip. This will be the royal couple's second visit to Canada. A spokesman for Kensington Palace said on Wednesday, "The Duke and Duchess are delighted to be returning to Canada.
Let This Little Family Convince You How Adorable Skunks Really Are Australia PM adviser says climate change is 'UN-led ruse to establish new world order' - Telegraph In his comment piece – described by critics as “whacko” – Mr Newman said the world has been “subjected to extravagance from climate catastrophists for close to 50 years”. “It’s a well-kept secret, but 95 per cent of the climate models we are told prove the link between human CO2 emissions and catastrophic global warming have been found, after nearly two decades of temperature stasis, to be in error,” he wrote. “The real agenda is concentrated political authority. Global warming is the hook. Eco-catastrophists [ ...] have captured the UN and are extremely well funded. They have a hugely powerful ally in the White House.” Environmental groups and scientists described Mr Newman as a 'crazed’ conspiracy theorist and some called on him to resign. “His anti-science, fringe views are indistinguishable from those made by angry trolls on conspiracy theory forums,” said the Climate Change Council.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte will join Prince William and Kate on tour of Canada Following the news that Prince William and Kate will tour Canada in the autumn, it's been confirmed that the doting parents will be joined by their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte! The Cambridges will embark on their week-long tour on 24 September. The trip marks their first official tour abroad as a family-of-four, and we previously revealed what royal fans can expect from what is set to be William and Kate's most exciting foreign engagement yet. Prince William and Kate will be joined by George and Charlotte for their tour of Canada A statement confirming the exciting news from their press office read: "I am very pleased to confirm that they will bring their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, with them to Canada. They have received so many wonderful messages from Canadians since the birth of their children and look forward to having the chance to introduce their young family to the country." The Cambridges on holiday in the Alps earlier this year
This Striped And Spotted Cat's Fur Is Mesmerizing The Internet Trump says 'climate change goes both ways' Image copyright Getty Images President Donald Trump has said he believes climate change "goes both ways" following a 90-minute discussion with environmentalist Prince Charles. "I believe that there's a change in weather and I think it changes both ways," Mr Trump told Piers Morgan in an interview that aired on Wednesday. Mr Trump said he shared the prince's desire for a "good climate" but blamed other nations for increasing pollution. He has rolled back many US climate laws despite warnings from his own agencies. Mr Trump said his meeting with Prince Charles was meant to last only 15 minutes. "He did most of the talking, and he was really into climate change and I think that's great," Mr Trump said of Prince Charles on the ITV programme Good Morning Britain. "He wants to make sure future generations have climate that is good climate as opposed to a disaster and I agree." Media playback is unsupported on your device The Prince of Wales has advocated for environmental issues for decades.
C'est du belge - La Grande-Duchesse de Luxembourg nous ouvre ses portes Le Brussels Design September 2016 est un festival incontournable pour les passionnés du design qui englobe plus de 100 évènements culturels et commerciaux à Bruxelles. La capitale européenne devient pendant un mois la capitale européenne du design, une plateforme de rencontre de nombreux designers belges et internationaux. L'occasion de découvrir le Parcours Design September qui regroupe les expositions phares et coup de coeur de la 11ème édition de l'événement, montrant que le design apporte beaucoup à une ville et à notre perception de l'espace. A cette occasion, C'est du belge proposera une interview exclusive d'Alain Berteau, un designer et architecte belge. En 2006, il est élu premier designer de l'année en Belgique et commence à travailler en tant que directeur artistique chez RVB. Dans son travail, il cherche en permanence à réinventer des objets pour leur donner une personnalité simple, intense et multifonctionnelle.
Nothing To See Here Except 25 Orphaned Bear Cubs Eating Apples There’s more to this video than a bunch of fruit-snacking baby bears in northern British Columbia. The Northern Lights Wildlife Society released the short clip of their furry residents on Tuesday to thank donors who have given money or food to build a new bear enclosure. “Here’s what we do with your support,” reads the caption for a video showing 25 bear cubs blissfully chomping on donated apples. The young animals in the video are mostly twins or triplets. The wildlife society based in Smithers, B.C. takes care of the bears until they're ready to be released into the wild. According to the organization, only 2.4 per cent of their former charges have contact with humans after their release. These cubs will be released back into the wild in June to sync with the timing they would naturally leave their mothers in the wild.