New Calgary mall with 500 units only has 11 active stores
The New Horizon Mall in Calgary, Alberta opened its doors in May of this year with developers purchasing nearly all of the 500 retail units at the property. Finding stores to open within them has been another story, as only 11 stores have been rented or opened so far. The mall’s management called the slow start fully expected.
Only 12 years left to save the planet, say scientists
In what scientists are describing as their “final” call to save the world from environmental catastrophe, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has issued a report saying the point of no return for Earth will be reached in 2030. Sometime around then, the world’s temperature will pass the 1.5C global warming threshold, which will unleash an endless series of natural disasters.
Columbus surprised the New World was inhabited by humans and not monsters
Upon his return from discovering the New World, explorer Christopher Columbus wrote that he was expecting to find ‘blemmyes’ and ‘sciapods’ instead of humans. It turns out that was a common viewpoint back in the 1490s, as many believed that unknown lands were filled with various monsters.