UK launch for app that cancels subscriptions

Image copyright Joshua Browder Image caption Joshua Browder's first creation was an algorithm that fights parking fines. A service which automatically cancels subscriptions at the end of the free trial period has launched in the…

promoter of the potato as a food source…

Antoine-Augustin Parmentier (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃twanə.oɡystɛ̃ paʁmɑ̃tje]; Montdidier 12 August 1737 – 13 December 1813) is remembered as a vocal promoter of the potato as a food source for humans in France and throughout Europe. His many…

Americans Are Starting to Love Unions Again

This Labor Day, we have cause to celebrate. Public support for unions has reached 64 percent in a recent Gallup poll. Gallup has been asking the public about support for unions since 1936. Since 1967,…

Government asks Queen to suspend Parliament

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson: "We're not going to wait until October 31st"Parliament will be suspended just days after MPs return to work in September - and only a few…

Queen of the Netherlands (1948 – 1980)

Juliana (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌjyliˈjaːnaː]; Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina; 30 April 1909 – 20 March 2004) was Queen of the Netherlands from 1948 until her abdication in 1980. Juliana was the only child of Queen…