International travel bans, according to the World Health Organization, have proven ineffectual. In the meantime, the English will take off their masks. International travel bans, according to the World Health Organization, "do not add value and continue to contribute to countries' economic and social burden." The UN health agency said...
The COVID-19 pandemic's future is unknown, but the White House's leading pandemic expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, predicts more COVID-19 variants. “It's hard to predict,” Fauci told BuzzFeed News. “But there will be new variations.” More COVID-19 variations will lead to an increase in instances, which could occur throughout the year. Rising...
A state of emergency has been proclaimed in Ottawa, Canada's capital, as a truckers' protest has entered its eleventh day. On Sunday, city Mayor Jim Watson issued a brief statement declaring a state of emergency. "Due to the ongoing demonstration," the decision was made. "Declaring a state of emergency recognizes the...
At least 360 Australia whales have died off the coast of the country's Tasmania, officials say. The death of so many whales in the country is rare. Citing rescue workers, The Guardian reported that they had rescued 50 whales by Wednesday. Another 30 live whales are stranded on the beach....
Due to fears about the spread of Omicron, Thailand is considering restoring strict quarantine for foreign visitors, according to the health ministry, which announced the country's first instance of local transmission of the coronavirus variation on Monday. According to minister Anutin Charnvirakul, the public health ministry would propose eliminating a...
This is stronger than a road bike and much faster than a mountain bike. Gravel bikes are an interesting option for cyclists who want to travel on and off. And that paved roads with the same precise and fast handling on both terrains. At first glance, a gravel bike is...
President Vladimir Putin of Russia has been labeled a "loser." His failed, ongoing war in Ukraine, which has effectively walled Russia off from the rest of the world, is ample proof. However, the designation has been made official by Loser.com, and you can see it for yourself. In your web...
Because of what Moscow refers to as "extremist conduct," Meta Inc's Facebook and Instagram social networking sites have already been blocked in the country. On Monday, a Russian court declared most Meta (Facebook) Platforms Inc to be an 'extremist organization,' but spared its WhatsApp messaging from this classification and stated...
The mothers' names will be printed on the children's national identity cards in Afghanistan, after a campaign to challenge taboos around women's names. The country's President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday signed an amended law after a long campaign on women's rights, reports Voice of America. Until now, under Afghan law, only...
Google announced earlier this year that two-factor authentication will be enabled by default for all accounts. Now, Google is implementing the regulation, which will automatically enroll around 150 million Google accounts in two-factor authentication. The first wave of accounts that have been properly set up is presently being processed....