On this day in 1945 80,000 people were killed instantly and thousands more have died from injuries or illness attributed to the nuclear attacks on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days later with the bombing of Nagasaki ten thousands more of mostly civilian population in Japan was killed with the second atomic bomb dropped by the US.
The image above shows the mushroom cloud over Hiroshima and parts of the city before and after the bombing. Image(s) source: Wikipedia
- Video: How fair is fairtrade?
- WEF: Remember when you made your first $10m?
- UK: Road signs hacked
- BBC: Pictures of 2006
This short video / interview looks at some general aspects of the concept of fair trade and the brand with the same name.
Welcome to a very unfair edition of the Telegraph’s video show “Holy Cows”.
In one of its blogs the BBC today provides an interesting snippet from a conversation overheard at the World Economic Forum in Davos. …Two friends talking: “Good call that we stopped him for a chat. He doesn’t know it, but I made my first $10m off one of his companies.” The speaker has just parted [...]
On Thursday last week thousands of commuters driving to work in Crawley, West Sussex got a special greeting in the morning. Digital roadside signs that usually inform about parking availability, instead told visitors to “F*** off”. The message appeared on all similar signs around Crawley at about 6.45am and the Council declared that hackers gained [...]
The BBC has now published its selection from the best pictures of 2006. Our favorite remains the picture (no 3) of a bunch of posh Lebanese driving with their new Mini Convertible through the poor suburbs of Beirut that have been hit by Israeli attacks. This picture tells many stories and…