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  • admin posted an update 21 hours, 21 minutes ago

    Travel ban ends Nov. 8 for international visitors with proof of vaccination, negative coronavirus test
    Vaccination will not be required for children under age 18 to travel to the United States once officials lift a ban on international visitors, but they will have to show proof of a negative coronavirus test before boarding a flight, according to…[Read more]

  • Memory loss and ‘brain fog’ may be side effects of COVID-19, new study shows

     

    Long-term COVID-19 side effects could include memory loss and other cognitive dysfunctions commonly labeled as “brain fog,” […]

  • admin wrote a new post, The Facebook Papers 1 day ago

    The Facebook Papers: What’s you need to know

     

    New documents — the Facebook Papers — are bringing more clarity to the social media giant’s problems and reinforcing a whistleblower’s claim that the […]

  • Dyavolski Most (Devil’s Bridge) – an Ancient Bridge over the Arda River – Town of Ardino

    Does this crossing carry a curse?
    You’ve heard of a bridge over troubled waters, but what if the bridge is troub […]

  • admin posted an update in the group Shout-Out 1 day, 9 hours ago

  • Is social media responsible for recent outbreaks of teenagers developing tics? The Doctors investigate.

    Senior investigative producer Leslie Marcus shares mental health professionals around the globe have […]

  • Trash bags stuffed full of used medical gloves, some visibly soiled, some even blood-stained, litter the floor of a warehouse on the outskirts of Bangkok.

    Nearby is a plastic bowl, filled with blue dye and a […]

  • From Pasadena to Palo Alto, callers in nine California area codes will be required to use 10-digit dialing when making phone calls beginning Sunday.

    The changes, which will affect thousands of California […]

  • Remember to never make assumptions about the gender of another person based on appearance or name.

    International Pronouns Day seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns […]

  • admin posted an update 1 week ago

    Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s longest-lived and longest-reigning monarch. But don’t call her an oldie. The 95-year-old queen has politely declined the honor of being named “Oldie of the Year” by a British magazine. The Oldie magazine on Tuesday Oct. 19, 2021, published the queen’s response to its suggestion.

  • admin posted an update 1 week ago

    Covid-19: New mutation of Delta variant under close watch in UK
    Delta is the UK’s dominant variant, but latest official data suggests 6% of Covid cases that have been genetically sequenced are of a new type.

    AY.4.2, which some are calling “Delta Plus”, contains mutations that might give the virus survival advantages.

    Tests are under way…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 1 week, 1 day ago

    The United Arab Emirates on Sunday recorded a drop in daily COVID-19 cases to below 100 for the first time since the start of the outbreak last year as it hosts a huge world fair to which it hopes to attract millions of visits.

    The Health Ministry reported 99 new cases, down from a peak of nearly 4,000 a day in January. The UAE’s cumulative…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 1 week, 3 days ago

    Moscow Metro Launches Face Pay — Large-Scale Facial ID Payment System Moscow’s Face Pay, as the name suggests, gives metro commuters the option to use facial recognition to pay their fare.

  • admin posted an update 1 week, 4 days ago

    Italy on Friday began enforcing one of the world’s most stringent workplace vaccination rules, risking chaos, protests and worker strikes over measures that require all employees — public and private — to have a so-called Green Pass.

    With the move, Italy is pushing the boundary for how far a country can go in pressuring the unvaccinated, who now…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 1 week, 4 days ago

    India is reopening its borders to fully vaccinated foreign tourists traveling on chartered flights starting Friday
    India reopened to fully vaccinated foreign tourists traveling on chartered flights on Friday in the latest easing of its coronavirus restrictions as infection numbers decline.

    Foreign tourists on regular flights will be able to enter…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 1 week, 4 days ago

    S.Korea eases coronavirus gathering curbs before switch to \’living with COVID\’
    South Korea said on Friday it would lift stringent anti-coronavirus curbs on social gatherings next week, as the country prepares to switch to a \’living with COVID-19\’ strategy amid rising vaccination levels.

  • For Chinese regulators, even a censored US-based social network was too much.

     

    Microsoft is shutting down its main LinkedIn service in China later this year as Beijing tightens its internet […]

  • Teachers are going to get a little extra lovin’ this week with free breakfast “Thank You” meals from McDonald’s as a token of appreciation.

    Any educator, including teachers, administrators, and school staff can […]

  • admin posted an update 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Columbus Day 2021
    Monday, October 11
    Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries of the Americas and elsewhere, and a federal holiday in the United States, which officially celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492. Christopher Columbus was a Genovese-born explorer who became a…[Read more]

  • admin posted an update 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    China has won the artificial intelligence battle with the United States and is heading towards global dominance because of its technological advances, the Pentagon\’s former software chief told the Financial Times.

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