‘Heavily Mutated’ South African Variant Sparks Fresh Global Curbs. Check Latest Changes to Travel Rules

'Heavily Mutated' South African Variant Sparks Fresh Global Curbs. Check Latest Changes to Travel Rules

Hours after scientists in South Africa discovered a new variant of Covid-19 with a large number of mutations, countries panicked as they finally emerged from the economic hardship caused by the pandemic. One expert called the variant “the worst we’ve seen so far,” and there is concern it could evade immunity. The variant goes with … Read more

The Best Way to Honor a Legend is Knowing When to Say Goodbye – An Old School Gymnastics Blog

The Best Way to Honor a Legend is Knowing When to Say Goodbye – An Old School Gymnastics Blog

If the timing of this article is misplaced, it is because I spent a few days debating whether I should comment on this topic at all. This article is a direct response to recent speculation that Simone Biles is delaying her retirement and her third Olympic appearance in 2024. The source of the speculation was … Read more

Polaroid’s Now Plus gives manual control on your phone

Polaroid's Now Plus gives manual control on your phone

(Pocket-lint) – Polaroid’s latest instant camera, the Now Plus, has just been revealed, and it brings a whole new world of control and customization to the table compared to the now standard. The design of the camera is nearly identical to now, but there’s a key difference under the hood — it can connect to … Read more

Coronavirus live | PM chairs meeting on Covid situation

Coronavirus live | PM chairs meeting on Covid situation

On November 26, the World Health Organization declared the recently discovered strain of COVID-19, which was first detected in South Africa, to be a different type of concern and was renamed Omicron. The rating puts Omicron in Most worrisome category of COVID-19 variants, along with the globally dominant delta, as well as its weaker competitors … Read more

‘Elemental and irreplaceable’: Stars pay tribute to Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim

Passionate tribute to Stephen Sondim The news of his death quickly reached the world of theater and beyond on Friday. Comparisons with Shakespeare have been invoked more than once. So was his appreciation for his harsh remarks to those who interpreted his songs. Since the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer for beloved shows like “Sunday in the … Read more

Amazon’s Black Friday Greeted by Climate Activists, Strikes in Europe

Amazon

Climate activists targeted 15 Amazon warehouses across Europe for “Black Friday,” and the world’s largest e-commerce company faced protests from workers and delivery drivers in Germany, France and Italy. Amazon, based in Seattle, is facing criticism from climate activists who say excessive consumption is harming the environment while a coalition of labor unions says the … Read more