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Bon anniversaire EMMA 117 ans!!!

29 Novembre 2016 , Rédigé par Laurence B Publié dans #Santé

World's oldest person: last living human born in 1800s prepares to turn 117 Italian Emma Morano, whose life spans three centuries, says her secret to longevity is not eating much ‘because I have no teeth’. Emma Morano, the last known person alive who...

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Comment un bébé-pie blessé sauve une famille australienne!!!

22 Novembre 2016 , Rédigé par Laurence B Publié dans #Idées de lecture

How a scruffy magpie saved a family Penguin Bloom is the story of an Australian family who rescued a ‘a tiny, scruffy, injured’ magpie chick they called « Penguin ». In caring for the newest member of their family, the Blooms – including mother Sam, who...

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Ces enfants réfugiés qui veulent une vie meilleure

16 Novembre 2016 , Rédigé par Laurence B Publié dans #Politique

'When I fled to the UK, no one believed I was 13. Ten years on, nothing's changed' Gulwali Passarlay had to convince officials that he was still only a child when he arrived in the UK; now he sees children younger than he was facing the same treatment....

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A Tallinn les moyens de transport sont gratuits pour les habitants!

13 Octobre 2016 , Rédigé par Laurence B Publié dans #Économie

The Tallinn experiment: what happens when a city makes public transport free? Since Estonia’s capital started providing free public transport for residents in 2013, it claims to have turned a €20m a year profit each year. But has the scheme achieved its...

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Donne réserve pour animaux blessés en Australie!

10 Octobre 2016 , Rédigé par Laurence B Publié dans #Société

Wildlife sanctuary free to good owner – as long as you care for the animals Harry Kunz casts nationwide net after a fruitless five-year search for a successor at Eagles Nest wildlife hospital Wildlife sanctuary = un refuge pour animaux Free = gratuit...

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Une enfant d'Alep et la guerre

4 Octobre 2016 , Rédigé par Laurence B Publié dans #Politique

'I need peace': seven-year-old Bana tweets her life in besieged Aleppo At one point Bana al-Abed live-tweets the destruction of a building close to hers, and efforts to rescue civilians trapped in the rubble. To need = avoir besoin Besieged = assiégé...

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Un tee-shirt qui provoque des réactions

1 Septembre 2016 , Rédigé par Laurence B Publié dans #Société

Batgirl 'housework': Target removes 'sexist' T-shirt and apologises Après une longue absence (work, work and work...) me voici de retour!!! Target will remove a children’s T-shirt that suggests the duties of “Batgirls” include cleaning clothes and cars...

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Faut-il colorer nos cheveux?

30 Avril 2016 , Rédigé par Laurence B Publié dans #Société

Fade to grey: why women should stop dyeing their hair Silver hair has become fashionable for everyone – except women who have it naturally. So why do so many of us keep hitting the bottle? To fade = s’estomper, déteindre, passer (couleur) To dye = teindre...

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Libraire à vélo en Afghanistan

18 Avril 2016 , Rédigé par Laurence B Publié dans #Société

The cyclist bringing books to isolated Afghan children In war-ravaged Afghanistan, children have little access to literature, even in big cities. So for children living in remote areas that are hard to reach in 4x4s, books are an extremely rare commodity....

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Les paradis fiscaux expliqués simplement!

6 Avril 2016 , Rédigé par Laurence B Publié dans #Politique

How to explain offshore banking (and when it is naughty) to a five year old One Reddit user found a brilliant way using piggy banks, wardrobes and an angry mum to explain the Panama Papers, and when it is naughty to use offshore banking Offshore banking...

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