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Minerals from tap water may be protecting us against microplastics

That dark brown color on your kettle might actually be a sign that you are not ingesting microplastics, according to a new study. Researchers found that tap water generates a natural protective shield against microplastics thanks to the elements and minerals that in contains, preventing us from indirectly ingesting very tiny pieces of plastic.
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Corpse Flower Rising From the Dead at San Diego Botanic Garden

Morbid curiosity-seekers will be flocking to Encinitas soon, hoping to catch a whiff of a soon-to-bloom Amorphophallus titanum. The so-called "corpse flower," named for the pungent stench emitted when it blooms, is expected to make an appearance later this month at the San Diego Botanic Garden in North County. This world-famous, ultra-rare specimen has not yet bloomed, but it is getting bigger by the day.

Has the Lost Island of Gold been found? Sumatran fishermen find a huge treasure trove including a buddha worth millions that could be all that remains of civilisation of untold wealth that disappeared 700 years ago

The site of a fabled Indonesian kingdom renowned for its golden treasures may finally have been discovered on Sumatra, known as the Island of Gold. For the past five years, fishermen exploring the crocodile-infested Musi River, near Palembang, have hauled a staggering treasure trove from the depths - including gemstones, gold ceremonial rings, coins and bronze monks' bells.

EDA and Visualization of Earthquake Occurrence in Indonesia over the last 20 years using R

Indonesia is a country with high possibilities of natural disasters such as volcanic eruptions, forest fires, floods, and, most notably, earthquakes. Every day, I received an earthquake notification from my phone’s Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical agency application. Not just one, but sometimes two or three notifications appeared in one day, informing me that there has been an earthquake in one of Indonesia’s regions. This inspired me to create an EDA (Exploratory Data Analysis) of how many earthquakes occurred in the Indonesia region over the last 20 years.

Ellya Khadam: Google doodle celebrates 93rd birthday of Indonesian singer, songwriter, and actor

The present Doodle, delineated by Semarang, Indonesia-based guest artist Fatchurofi Muhammad, celebrates Indonesian singer, songwriter, and actor Ellya Khadam Ellya Khadam, who is broadly viewed as a pioneer of dangdut, a class of folk music popular in Indonesia that blends local musical traditions along with different styles, for example, Western rock-and-roll and Indian film scores.

2022 GMC Sierra 1500, French Police Gets Alpine A110s, And Hyundai Creta Facelift: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with…. The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) says that it has discovered how to access all the information held on Tesla’s data storage systems. Although Tesla has shared crash data with investigators in the past, according to the NFI, Tesla “only supplies a specific subset of signals, only the ones requested, for a specific timeframe.” The institute has already used the information in investigating an accident involving a Tesla.

Ellya Khadam: Google Doodle celebrates Indonesian singer’s 93rd birthday

Google Doodle celebrates the 93rd birthday of Indonesian singer, songwriter, and actor Ellya Khadam, who is more popularly recognised as a pioneer of dangdut, on October 23, 2021. Who was Ellya Khadam?. Ellya Khadam was born Siti Alya Husnah on 23 October 1928 in Jakarta, Indonesia. She is generally viewed...

Google Doodle Celebrates Ellya Khadam’s 93rd Birthday

The present Doodle, delineated by Semarang, Indonesia-based visitor craftsman Fatchurofi Muhammad, observes Indonesian vocalist, lyricist, and entertainer Ellya Khadam, who is broadly viewed as a pioneer of dangdut, a classification of people music well known in Indonesia that mixes neighborhood melodic practices along with different styles, for example, Western rock-and-roll and Indian film scores.

PSA: Binge the Alessandra de Rossi Hugot Films on Netflix Before Kita Kita Leaves Next Month

© Provided by PHOTO BY viva films / kita Kita. ( Alessandra de Rossi may be excellent at making us laugh on Twitter and Instagram, but holy heck does she know how to bring on the waterworks with her films. And on Netflix, we have access to a trio of some of the most feels-filled titles: Her directorial debut My Amanda, the incredibly painful Through Night and Day, and the one that started it all, indie hit Kita Kita. Well, looks like we have another reason to cry because Kita Kita is soon leaving the plaftorm!

Denmark Open: Sindhu, Verma lose as India’s challenge ends

Odense (Denmark), Oct 22 (IANS) India’s campaign in the Denmark Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 event came to a premature end on Friday with double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma losing in the quarter-finals. Sindhu crashed out to South Korea’s fifth-seeded An Seyoung in the women’s singles...

Australians Might Be Soon Able To Visit Bali, Says Qantas CEO

Qantas has announced the airline is in talks with the Indonesian government to allow Australian visitors to enter Bali with reduced to no quarantine. The move comes after New South Wales (NSW) Australia confirmed that passengers will no longer be subject to quarantine, as of Nov. 1. “Discussions are underway...

I Was a Teenage Time Bandit

“You ever wish you could go back in time to when a place was uncrowded, but you could bring your modern surf equipment with you, your magic board and all the extras?” says Pete Matthews, owner of the White Monkey Surf Shops at Padang Padang and Lakey Peak, futurist and premier fixer to visiting surf stars, and astute observer of the Indonesian surf scene.

breakfast on day 1 at Trigometric October Auction

Today on the first half of the day at Trigometric October Auction in Hilton Hotel, there are Nutella Croissant and Chee Cheong Fun. The Nutella Croissant is nice, the chocolate is thick and sweet while the croissant is flaky. The Chee Cheong Fun is also very delicious, the type of...

Indonesia eyes improving halal products’ market penetration

JAKARTA – Indonesia’s State-Owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir has launched a programme to improve Indonesian halal products’ market penetration through the Islamic Economic Society (MES) in countries such as Russia, Morocco, Sudan, Singapore, South Korea, China and Saudi Arabia. “To support product development internationally, MES has ventured to open networks...