Daily Archives: 02/07/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 07, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 07 February 2016  – Kaieteur News

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The Elephants that came to dinner | Mfuwe Lodge, Zambia

The Elephants that came to dinner | Mfuwe Lodge, Zambia

Published on Aug 12, 2015

At the Mfuwe Lodge, a five-star lodge in Zambia, an elephant family treats hotel staff and guests to one of the most spectacular wildlife shows you’ll ever see. Though elephants can be violent in the wild, here they climb the stairs of Mfuwe Lodge and grace past reception without bumping a chair. Why the paradox? Wildlife cameraman Nathan Pilcher is on a mission to find out. What he discovers may reveal elephants to be far more intelligent than we could’ve imagined. The elephant family is led by a matriarch named Wonky Tusk and they are on a mission to reach a mango tree and continue to take the same route they have for years.

Twenty reasons to be cheerful in middle age – commentary

20 reasons to be cheerful in middle age

Life satisfaction plummets between the ages of 45 and 59, according to a new survey. But there is a bright side: just learn to love the dad-dancing, plentiful body hair and low expectations

There’s a great scene in Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistlestop Cafe. No, really, there is. And it sums up eloquently the unexpected joys of being middle aged. Kathy Bates is waiting patiently in her car for the guy to reverse out of a parking space at the mall. Then two entitled young twerps in big hair and yucky, acidulous tops (it’s 1991 in the US) drive into the space in their vile VW Beetle convertible. “Excuse me. I was waiting for that space,” Bates complains. “Yeah? Tough,” says one. “Face it, lady, we’re younger and faster,” says the other.

Cut to Bates seething at the wheel. Then a smile crosses her face. She puts the car into drive, smacks into the VW. Reverses. Hits drive. Smack! Reverses. Hits drive. Smack! The twerps scream at her. “Are you crazy?” “Face it, girls,” says Bates triumphantly. “I’m older and I’ve got more insurance.”

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Guyana: This week with the President – January 30-February 5, 2016

GINA logoGuyana: This week with the President – January 30-February 5, 2016

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