Google granted initial approval to build ‘smart city’ in Canada

Google affiliate Sidewalk Labs has gotten approval for its proposed smart city in Toronto, Canada. But it only got approval for 12 acres, not the 190 acres it initially asked for.

The city will employ 44,000 and house 5,000 people.

South Africa should buy these machines that make water out of thin air

In the wake of serious water scarcity that is threatening to dry up water reservoirs of South African cities, I suggest that South Africa follows Uzbekistan which has bought thousands of these machines to produce much-needed water from their thin air.

Better still, the Israeli company that manufactures it should initiate negotiations.

I had earlier suggested that South Africa imitate the UAE project aimed at towing an iceberg to itself.

Chara-ben: The Japanese Art Of Decorating Children’s Food In Their Lunchbox Or Bento (Photos Included)

You might have heard about Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding. But I bet you’ve not heard of Chara-ben, the Japanese art of Decorating Children’s Food In Their Lunchbox

Malaysian PM Comments Trigger Trade War With India

A powerful Indian trade group has started a boycott of Malaysian palm oil. The group is demanding that Malaysia’s PM, Mahathir Mohammad retracts comments he made criticizing India over Kashmir.

The boycott has already started biting Malaysia palm oil sales, but Mahathir refuses to retract his critical words.

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