Sale della terra: le sculture del Mar Morto dell'artista Sigalit Landau

Sale della terra: le sculture del Mar Morto dell’artista Sigalit Landau

L’artista israeliana Sigalit Landau si tuffa nelle calde acque salmastre del Mar Morto per ispezionare le sue ultime creazioni: oggetti di uso quotidiano ricoperti di cristalli di sale che brillano nel luminoso sole mattutino. Il punto più basso della Terra è anche lo studio di Landau dove immerge gli oggetti – da un vestito da …

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Met Éireann extends Status Yellow high temperature warning nationwide as hot spell continues

Met Éireann extends Status Yellow high temperature warning nationwide as hot spell continues

Met Éireann has extended its Status Yellow high temperature warning nationwide from tomorrow as the country is set for highs of 30C forecast. he alert, covering all of Leinster and Munster from noon today and covering the country as a whole from noon tomorrow, is valid until 6am on Sunday. The forecaster said it will …

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Saul wrote the book on all-electric homes, but his gas company is putting up a fight

Saul wrote the book on all-electric homes, but his gas company is putting up a fight

Other homeowners told the Herald that the process of disconnecting gas was unnecessarily difficult and varied in price from as much as $2000 to less than $100. Engineer and inventor Dr Saul Griffith wants to make it easier for Australians to switch from gas to electricity.Credit:Leigh Vogel “Electrification must become the default, not the exception …

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Teheran svela i capolavori dell'arte occidentale nascosti per decenni

Teheran svela i capolavori dell’arte occidentale nascosti per decenni

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Alcune delle opere d’arte contemporanea occidentale più apprezzate al mondo sono state svelate per la prima volta dopo decenni — a Teheran. Il presidente iraniano Ebrahim Raisi, un religioso intransigente, si scaglia contro l’influenza dell’Occidente. Le autorità si sono scagliate contro artisti “deviati” per “aver attaccato la cultura rivoluzionaria iraniana”. E …

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Taika Waititi's tweets about trans people have raised difficult questions about retroactive shaming

Taika Waititi’s tweets about trans people have raised difficult questions about retroactive shaming

Resurfacing. It’s a word you see everywhere online these days. Not in the sense of a swimmer coming up for air between strokes – more like a bloated corpse washing up on the shore after being inadequately weighted down. Problematic tweets, offensive interview clips, racist comedy sketches: these are the things that tend to “resurface” …

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Budget support for tenants and landlords pledged by Varadkar amid record rent inflation – The Irish Times

Budget support for tenants and landlords being considered, Varadkar says – The Irish Times

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said any move to incentivize landlords in the budget would have to happen in tandem with new and specific supports for renters, as he indicated relief may be forthcoming for both groups. He said in the next number of months the Government will examine what “we can do to reduce the …

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New Zealand beat Taylor makes racism claim in new book

New Zealand beat Taylor makes racism claim in new book

Placeholder while article actions load WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Recently retired test batsman Ross Taylor says in an autobiography released Thursday that he experienced racism during his 16-year career in New Zealand cricket. Taylor, who is of Samoan heritage, describes racist locker room “banter” and casually racist comments from some New Zealand team officials. “Cricket …

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