United States: the electricity grid, a new target for eco-terrorist groups

That Moore County, North Carolina, and its 45,000 inhabitants, were plunged into darkness and cold on December 3, and deprived of electricity, was nothing exceptional and dramatic. . But that this power cut has caused a local state of emergency to be declared and a curfew to be surprising. The authorities initially minimized the case: […]

Women’s French Cup. The complete draw for the 16th finals. Sport

At the end of the draw carried out this Tuesday, December 13 at the headquarters of the Federation, the 32 women’s teams still involved in the Coupe de France now know their next opponent for the 16th finals. The draw, which saw the arrival of the 12 D1 teams, which was rather lenient for Le […]

Books. Our selection of picture books to offer that will amaze children

You have to go back to 1957 to find the reference album Father Castor’s picture book. Each image is accompanied by a caption and gradually leads the child to recognize and name representations of everyday life. Since then, many artists have appropriated the genre – a French specialty whose term has no equivalent in other […]

Covid-19. The threshold of 160,000 dead crossed in France

According to the latest figures from Public Health France, the threshold of 160,000 deaths linked to Covid-19 has been crossed in the country. A total of 160,008 people died, including 130,617 in hospital. The bar of 150,000 dead had been crossed on July 8. “The epidemic has not disappeared, the virus still kills and strikes […]

‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ Tops Golden Globe Nominations

Nominated in eight categories, the film The Banshees of Inisherin dominated Monday, December 12, 2022 the nominations of the Golden Globes, which are trying to get out of the scandals of racism, sexism and corruption having destroyed their prestige. The gritty Irish comedy’s lead actor, Colin Farrell, and its director, Martin McDonagh, make the shortlist, […]

Pension reform: is it really necessary to work longer?

The government should finally present its pension reform on January 10. He justifies it on the basis of the latest report from the Pensions Orientation Council. We have read it. Here is what he says. What is the government planning? A gradual shift in the legal retirement age, from the summer of 2023. Today, the […]

Health. Should You Worry About High Triglycerides?

The holidays are coming…and so are the triglycerides. We can have too many of these lipids resulting from the transformation by the liver of sugars and alcohol for genetic reasons. Because we are deprived of the enzyme that degrades them. But it remains exceptional. “This deficit is often more measured or the enzyme simply less […]

Movie theater. The endearing good stars of Japanese Kore-eda Hirokazu

The generic. Kore-eda Hirokazu is one of the essential contemporary Japanese directors, a regular at festival awards. For example with A family matterPalme d’Or at Cannes in 2018. The lucky stars is no exception to the rule with two prizes at Cannes in the spring. The Ecumenical Prize and Best Actor Prize for South Korean […]

F1. The defining moments of Max Verstappen’s second title. Sport

Dutchman Max Verstappen, winner of the Japanese Grand Prix long interrupted due to rain on Sunday at Suzuka, was declared world champion in confusion after a penalty given just after the arrival of Charles Leclerc (Ferrari). After a race interrupted in the third lap for two hours due to weather conditions and two retirements, Max […]

The philosopher Bruno Latour, a figure of ecological thought, has died

Anthropologist of the modern world, Bruno Latour, who died on the night of Saturday to Sunday at the age of 75, had developed a brilliant reflection on the ecological crisis and the way in which humanity can face it. Very well known in the United States, Bruno Latour, also a sociologist and philosopher of science, […]