AmethystOrator OP t1_j512af4 wrote


> The Colombian navy rescued a man from Dominica who says he survived 24 days adrift in the Caribbean on a sailboat by eating ketchup, garlic powder and seasoning cubes.

> Elvis Francois, 47, had scrawled the word “help” in English on the boat’s hull, which officials said was key to his rescue.

> “At some point I lost hope and thought about my family, but I thank the coast guard. If it weren’t for them I wouldn’t be telling the story,” Francois said.


AmethystOrator OP t1_j1zs2g4 wrote


> Finland’s first floating liquefied natural gas terminal was moored Wednesday at the southern port of Inkoo where it will supply gas to the Nordic country that was cut off from Russian gas imports earlier this year amid the war in Ukraine.

> The vessel will reconvert LNG to gas which will then be fed into the Finnish network for distribution. The arrival of the Exemplar will also enable gas deliveries to the Baltic states — Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania — and possibly also to Poland through the undersea Balticconnector pipeline between Finland and Estonia that runs near Inkoo.

> Gazprom’s move marked a likely end to Finland’s nearly 50 years of importing natural gas from Russia. The two parallel Russia-Finland natural gas pipelines were launched in 1974.


AmethystOrator OP t1_j0sfakn wrote

Some people may remember last week, when the Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control posted about this on their social media:

but the girl, Madeline, wasn't actually granted the license until Saturday the 17th. This story shows her reaction and her parents'.

(For anyone wondering. I did message the Mods who confirmed that it was okay to post this part of the story, and that it wouldn't be considered a repost)