Malaria causes about half a million deaths each year, and about half the world’s population is at risk of contracting it. The disease is caused by the Plasmodium parasite and is transmitted by the bite of the infected mosquito. 446 more words
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“Yes, Cezanne, he is the greatest of us all… I felt a pygmy at the foot of a giant”
“Yes, Cezanne, he is the greatest of us all,” Monet once declared.
Next Sunday, the Wexford Senior hurlers will travel in numbers to O’Moore Park in Laois to face off in the Leinster quarter-final.
The game has sort of been brushed under the carpet though, with the thoughts of a Wexford v Kilkenny showdown in Wexford Park getting all of the media attention and promotion. 308 more words
Saskatchewan-born Cassi Smith is the newest recipient of the $10,000 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award.
Smith was selected for the honour by bestselling Estevan, Sask.-born author Ross King who was awarded the $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize last month. 166 more words