The Daily Populous

Thursday March 10th, 2022 night edition

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One of the world's most renowned shipwrecks has been discovered off the coast of Antarctica - more than a century after it first disappeared.

Despite numerous search attempts, Ernest Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’ was considered lost after being crushed by pack ice in 1915.

But a recent expedition to the Weddell Sea, Antarctica, has located the vessel at a depth of three kilometres beneath the ocean surface.

"We are overwhelmed by our good fortune in having located and captured images of Endurance," says Mensun Bound, the expedition's director of exploration.

It is upright, well proud of the seabed, intact, and in a brilliant state of preservation.

Shackleton himself described the site of the sink as "the worst portion of the worst sea in the world".

Under international law, the wreck is now protected as a historic site - meaning no artefacts can be returned to the surface. »

US man who got 1st pig heart transplant dies after 2 months

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Bennett, the first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig died Tuesday, March 8, at the University of Maryland Medical Center, two months after the groundbreaking experiment.

The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died, two months after the groundbreaking experiment, the Maryland hospital that performed the surgery announced Wednesday. »

The Economy in Escape from Tarkov is Crashing due to Sanctions on Russia

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NATO and its allies have placed withering sanctions on the Russian economy after the developments in Ukraine.

The Russian economy was disconnected from SWIFT, and numerous Russian export and financial institutions have been targeted.

However, one of the surprising consequences of these sanctions is that in Escape from Tarkov the Rouble, and prices, in general, have crashed and economic fluctuations are widespread in-game. »

US rejects Poland’s offer to send MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine

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The United States has rejected Poland’s offer to send its MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine via a US airbase in Germany, saying the proposal raised “serious concerns” for the entire NATO alliance.

The Polish scheme proposed that the Russian made MiG-29 fighter jets be delivered to a US base in Ramstein, Germany, and then be deployed to Ukraine.

And while Ukraine has stepped up calls for Western allies to supply it with military jets, providing Kyiv with warplanes poses serious risks. »

Ukraine war: Children buried under rubble after Russian airstrike hit maternity hospital in Mariupol, President Zelenskyy says

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Children have been buried under rubble after a Russian airstrike hit a hospital in Mariupol, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said.

The president tweeted that children were among people "under the wreckage", calling the strike an "atrocity".

But Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a telephone call with Germany's chancellor, accused militant Ukrainian nationalists of hampering the evacuations. »