Early Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Jack Sherman has actually died

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have lost one of their own. Jack Sherman, an early guitarist for the band, has passed away at the age of 64. The band made the announcement on Twitter, “We of the RHCP family would like to wish Jack Sherman smooth sailing into the worlds beyond, for he has passed.…

Mainland China reports 25 new COVID-19 cases vs 11 a day earlier

Men wearing face masks are seen on benches, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei province, China September 2, 2020. REUTERS/Aly SongSHANGHAI (Reuters) – Mainland China reported 25 new COVID-19 cases on Sept. 3, up from 11 reported a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Friday.The National Health Commission said…

Mainland China reports 10 new Covid-19 cases, unchanged from a day earlier

People wear protective face masks as they travel by boat sailing on Yangtze River following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, September 3, 2020. REUTERS/Aly SongBEIJING (Reuters) – Mainland China reported 10 new COVID-19 cases on Sept. 5, unchanged from a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Sunday.The…

Weather prediction will always have a worthy adversary

The Dominance of Chaos Weather prediction will always have a worthy adversary by Mark Kaufman Mashable’s series Algorithms explores the mysterious lines of code that increasingly control our lives — and our futures. Everyone knew an attack was imminent. But exactly when depended on the weather. In early June of 1944, Nazi meteorologists predicted the…

Windjamming in the Bay

SAN FRANCISCO — It is the beachfront version of a double black diamond ski slope, smack in the middle of this major American city, framed by the San Francisco skyline and fog-wreathed Golden Gate Bridge. Playing out against this backdrop most weekdays in summer is a scene so hair-raising as to seem unreal: dozens of…

Draft U.N. proposals on ship fuel ban in Arctic seen as lax

LONDON (Reuters) – Draft U.N. proposals to ban the use and transport of heavy fuel oil by ships in the Arctic contain waivers that will allow many vessels to keep sailing without enough regulatory control over their emissions, a study released on Thursday found.Antarctic waters are protected by stringent regulations, including a ban on heavy…

Draft U.N. proposals on ship fuel restriction in Arctic viewed as lax: research study

LONDON (Reuters) – Draft U.N. proposals to ban the use and transport of heavy fuel oil by ships in the Arctic contain waivers that will allow many vessels to keep sailing without enough regulatory control over their emissions, a study released on Thursday found. Antarctic waters are protected by stringent regulations, including a ban on…

At least 3 cruise ships are battling coronavirus outbreaks as the industry’s return hits a rocky start

Hurtigruten’s cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen is seen in the sea near UlsteinvikReutersTwo cruise ships in Europe and one in the South Pacific have experienced coronavirus outbreaks during their return. The industry has been hobbled by the pandemic thanks to high fixed costs associated with ships. In the US, sailings aren’t set to resume until October, and…

Red Hot Chilli Peppers: Guitar player Jack Sherman passes away aged 64

Image copyright Red Hot Chili Peppers Image caption Guitarist Jack Sherman (left) with the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 1984 Jack Sherman, the guitarist who appeared on the debut album of American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, has died at the age of 64.”He was a unique dude and we thank him for all…