China floods deaths hit 25

China floods deaths hit 25

BEIJING: China’s military has blasted a dam to release floodwaters threatening one of its most heavily populated provinces as the death toll in widespread flooding rose to at least 25.The dam operation was carried out late Tuesday night in the city of Luoyang, just as severe flooding overwhelmed the Henan provincial capital of Zhengzhou, trapping…

Half of Afghanistan now under Taliban

Half of Afghanistan now under Taliban

Afghan security force members take part in a military operation against Taliban militants in Alishing district of Laghman province, eastern Afghanistan, on July 12, 2021. Taliban militants have been intensifying activities to capture more districts, as the U.S. troops are completing the pull-out from Afghanistan. In the meantime, Afghan security forces have been conducting counter-offensives…

How to soundproof a room

How to soundproof a room

These days, it’s easier and more affordable than ever to make amazing recordings at home, whether you’re creating music, podcasts, voiceovers, presentations, or video blogs. But home recording presents some serious challenges, from noisy neighbors to nuisances created by your room itself. Fortunately, you can make effective improvements without getting a Ph.D. in physics, breaking…