- Are you a homeowner? Refinance rates at 1.979% APR.on February 28, 2021 at 16:22
- This Brilliant Company Is Disrupting a $200 Billion Industryon February 28, 2021 at 16:22
- At least 18 people killed during Myanmar protests, UN sayson February 28, 2021 at 16:25
At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in Myanmar on Sunday as police and military forces “confronted peaceful demonstrations,” the UN Human Rights Office said.
- US calls for withdrawal of Eritrean forces in Ethiopia following investigation into massacreon February 28, 2021 at 11:05
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Saturday for the withdrawal of Eritrean and Ethiopian regional forces from the Tigray region of Ethiopia and urged an end to killings and human rights violations there.
- How the Czech Republic slipped into a Covid disaster, one misstep at a timeon February 28, 2021 at 05:24
On an epidemiological map of the world, the Czech Republic shows up as a tiny island of doom and gloom. While the global number of new coronavirus cases has been dropping for six consecutive weeks, the Central European nation of 10 million has been experiencing near record levels of new infections.
- Satellite images reveal damage caused by Biden administration’s first military strikeon February 27, 2021 at 18:44
- Massacre in the mountainson February 27, 2021 at 17:50
- Is travel to Greece possible under Covid rules?on February 26, 2021 at 20:55
If you’re planning to travel to Greece, here’s what you’ll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic.
- GameStop shares surge more than 100%on February 25, 2021 at 03:28
GameStop shares climbed rapidly and were halted twice for volatility ahead of the closing bell Wednesday. The gaming retailer’s stock was priced at $91.71 at market close, up nearly 104% from the previous day.
- The worldwide web as we know it may be endingon February 24, 2021 at 22:42
Over the last year, the worldwide web has started to look less worldwide.
- The hot new thing in tech: speaking into your phoneon February 24, 2021 at 14:03
Before last year, 28-year-old Meredith Giuliani thought voice notes were “kind of weird,” and she mostly stuck to texting. But after the pandemic hit, audio messages became a daily routine for her and many of her friends.
- All-male boardrooms are a thing of the past at Britain’s top companieson February 24, 2021 at 13:45
Women now occupy at least one seat on the board of every major British company after a 50% increase in participation rates over five years, according to a report published on Wednesday.
- Queen’s award honors young ‘agent for change’on February 23, 2021 at 17:07
Emerging British fashion designer Priya Ahluwalia, whose work is setting a new standard for ethical fashion design, has won the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design.
- The Louvre is shut but it’s buzzing with activityon February 20, 2021 at 09:28
As the world’s most visited museum awakens, escalators that once carried up to 40,000 pairs of feet a day loop quietly through the empty lobby.
- Message in a bottle leads to 50-year friendshipon February 20, 2021 at 09:00
Robbinroger Beever was 15 years old and walking home along a beach in Liberia, West Africa.
- Gadhafi’s private jet can’t stop attracting troubleon February 19, 2021 at 13:05
The images that came out of Tripoli International Airport in August 2011 have become defining symbols of the downfall of the regime of Moammar Gadhafi, the autocrat who ruled Libya with an iron fist for over four decades.
- Kamala Harris’s stepdaughter makes surprise runway debut at NYFWon February 18, 2021 at 17:28
Ella Emhoff has made her official runway debut for American label Proenza Schouler at New York Fashion Week.
- How China is devastating Australia’s billion-dollar wine industryon February 18, 2021 at 15:26
South Australian winemaker Jarrad White spent almost a decade building his business in China. Then, in a matter of months, it all fell apart.
- Fashion community takes stand against Asian hate crimes in the USon February 17, 2021 at 14:13
Following a wave of anti-Asian hate crimes taking place in the US in recent weeks, prominent figures from across the fashion industry are coming together to voice their concern and condemn the violence.
- Why this will be the hottest airplane seat in 2021on February 15, 2021 at 11:34
Premium economy. The two words might seem a weird combination in airline terms, since it’s a rare airline where economy seats feel premium these days. But these seats between coach and business class on international flights were heating up even before Covid-19, and as we all start to travel again in 2021, they’re set to be a must-fly for many passengers.
- ‘Skinniest house’ is on sale for $1.3 millionon February 8, 2021 at 16:56
A house billed as “possibly the skinniest house in London” is up for sale for £950,000 ($1.3 million).
- Photos challenge negative stereotypes of Appalachiaon January 20, 2021 at 11:59
In the coal-mining towns of southeastern Ohio, nestled in the Appalachian mountains, photographer Rich-Joseph Facun has worked on a visual study of a region that has been stereotyped for decades. Appalachia has often been viewed one-dimensionally, saddled in associations related to poverty and opioid use, and deemed “Trump Country” during the 2016 election.
- 7-year-old boy goes back into a burning home to save his baby sisteron December 27, 2020 at 15:52
A 7-year-old boy named Eli saved his baby sister’s life when he jumped into her room through a window to rescue her from a fire that destroyed his family’s home.
- Homeless man rushes into animal shelter after it catches fireon December 27, 2020 at 06:14
A homeless man risked his life to save several cats and dogs trapped at an Atlanta animal shelter after it caught fire, the facility’s founder said.
- A mailman, two little sisters, and weeks-long games of Tic-tac-toeon December 25, 2020 at 12:30
Adam Finley loves his job as a mail carrier for USPS.
- How German Autobahns changed the worldon December 7, 2020 at 11:27
Ah yes, “ze Autobahn”. Few other landmarks represent Germany more than its freeway system. Cologne’s cathedral is distinctively West German, and the TV Tower in Berlin is a GDR feat of engineering, but the Autobahn (literally “car runway”) connects the whole country.
- US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here’s why it matterson September 18, 2019 at 16:44
If you’re looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation’s latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
- Miami’s Little Haiti wasn’t a target for developers. Until the seas started to riseon July 12, 2019 at 15:14
- How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisison July 12, 2019 at 09:20
Rich people don’t just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us — they also have bigger carbon footprints.