Month: May 2018

  • Parkland outrage over school shooting video game

    UPDATE: The game developer has backed down and the game is to be withdrawn Jacqui Goddard in Miami Parents of children killed in Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre have demanded a ban on a video game in which players take the role of a gunman stalking classrooms and hallways shooting students. Active Shooter,…

  • Slippery customers

      They used to be a rare sight, outnumbered by their prey and elusive to all but the most persistent of hunters. Now, Burmese pythons are being caught at an average rate of three a day in Florida’s Everglades wilderness, where they have established a stranglehold and devastated native wildlife populations. “We’ve never seen anything…

  • Can a new ‘solar city’ make suburbia green?

    An interesting commission from The Atlantic’s CityLab: a new city in South West Florida that makes maximum use of the state’s greatest and most plentiful free natural asset, the sun