Auckland floods: City clean-up begins after ‘biggest weather event’ in New Zealand history | Oakland

The devastating floods in Auckland were the “biggest weather event” in New Zealand’s history, insurers say, as the rains subsided after days of rain and the city’s clean-up began. Friday was the wettest day on record for New Zealand’s largest city, as torrential rain sent floodwaters sweeping into streets and down highways, killing four people. … Read more

Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed pairing? Leaf leaders? Dubai hot event

by: Nick Piastowski January 27, 2023 Patrick Reid, left, and Rory McIlroy on Friday on the practice green at Emirates Golf Club. Getty Images Eddie Pepperell, as he usually does, has nailed what’s on the horizon so well, with a touch of humor, all over the internet. His first round has ended in the Dubai … Read more

Tuwaiq Sculpture event transforms the streets of Riyadh into an art gallery

RIYADH: Sculptors from around the world will soon transform the streets of Riyadh into an art gallery without borders, using locally sourced stones from Tuwaiq, an area outside the capital, for the fourth edition of Tuwaiq Sculptures. This year’s theme is “The Energy of Harmony” and the artworks will be on display at Durrat Al … Read more

The surprising relationship between Earth’s orbital patterns and a paleo-warming event

An international team of scientists has found that changes in Earth’s orbit favoring hotter conditions may have helped trigger the rapid global warming known as the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) 56 million years ago. An international team of scientists has suggested that changes in Earth’s orbit that led to warming may have played a role … Read more

Researchers are investigating the tidal disturbance event AT 2022cmc

Observation of the linear and circular polarimetry logarithm of the AT 2022cmc. Credit: Cikota et al, 2023 Using the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT), an international team of astronomers has observed a tidal disturbance event known as AT 2022cmc. The results of the surveillance campaign, presented in a paper published Jan. 2 … Read more

The Black Tech Entrepreneurs event series celebrates diverse perspectives and future leaders

A new event series is giving Black Albertan tech entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their business to investors and network with peers in the industry. Innovate Calgary, the innovation company and business incubator at the University of Calgary, kicked off the Black Founders in Tech series in November. Its first event saw seven black tech … Read more

One event is “high” in the books, and so far very good for the PGA Tour

This year’s Sentry Tournament of Champions offered more than just great spectacle, it had a strong court including world number 14 Jordan Spieth (pictured). Kyle Terada/USA Today Sports More weekly reading: Where’s the LIV and Buzz news? | Fall changes after the foot | stand out! Things The new era of elevated events on the … Read more