Book World: How to predict a pandemic: By meditating on disasters and how we see them

This prediction appears in “The Great Mortality,” one of 10 previously published pieces that appear alongside two new ones, plus an epilogue, in Gabbert’s second essay collection, “The Unreality of Memory.” Gabbert is not a scientist or a science journalist. She’s a writer with a day job in marketing and a parallel career as a […]

New York Times Lists White People as Examples of Diversity in US Elites

​”The reading of Iberian cultural cues as non-White and the classification of Middle-Eastern people as ‘White’ is a uniquely U.S. phenomenon,” Flores writes, while in Canada “Middle-Eastern Canadians are officially considered non-White or ‘visible minorities’.”

Save a few national peculiarities, colours evoke same emotions for people around the world

People all over the world associate colours with emotions. In fact, people from different parts of the world often associate the same colours with the same emotions. This was the result of a detailed survey of 4,598 participants from 30 nations over six continents, carried out by an international research team. The study was published […]

Some 20,000 Mexicans to Visit Rostov-on-Don During FIFA World Cup – Official

“For example, the Mexican ambassador has informed us that the majority of Mexicans who will visit us, there will be about 20,000 people, will have no English language skills. We should inform them not only about transport-related issues, but also legal and medical ones,” Vasily Zyryanov said in a report.

Where’s the worst place to be a worker? Most of the world

In addition, the data could help us develop our understanding of the extent to which workers’ rights are linked to human welfare. At first glance it appears that if we compare like with like – for example, by isolating the OECD nations – we find that those with the best employment protections are often the […]

Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 | Australia vs India preview: Where to watch live, team news, betting odds and possible XI

IPL 2020 schedule: Mumbai Indians to take on Chennai Super Kings in season opener at Abu Dhabi A blow by blow account, sort of, of cricket’s chewing gum tradition Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli dies after falling into gorge while trekking

World’s oldest Vespa scooter may fetch 300k euros at auction

The history of Vespa dates back to the end of the World War II. Piaggio was originally a manufacturer of warplanes, but they were no longer allowed to continue production after the war because of Italy’s collaboration with the Germans.

Shocker: Kevin Spacey Dropped From ‘All The Money In The World;’ J Paul Getty Role Recast With Christopher Plummer

Given the state of the current environment and news, it’s inspiring to see filmmakers fight for what is morally right, and the producers’ support of Scott gives the movie a chance for a fair shake in the marketplace and potentially in awards season, which would not have happened had Spacey’s scenes been left intact after […]

World Suicide Prevention Day: Bollywood Celebs Say Change in Social Mindset Will Help Avoid Tragedy

“We hear so many times that this person has committed suicide but he was so jovial. These are instant decisions that a person might take in the lowest moment of their life. So, you don’t know what pushes somebody to come to that moment to end their life. Thus, it’s important to talk when you […]

UN Weather Agency Recognizes 2 World Record Lightning Strikes

The committee maintains official records on global, hemispheric and regional extremes. The committee’s Professor Randall Cerveny called the records “extraordinary” for single lightning flashes, and just examples of what nature can do. He said they will be valuable baselines for future lightning studies.