The tech that keeps World Central Kitchen cooking in times of disaster

In December, the U.S. Commerce Department put DJI on its banned-entities list for allegedly enabling human-rights abuses. That may complicate WCK’s work even if it hasn’t yet stopped DJI from continuing U.S. operations. Either way, this organization already knows the value of having alternatives ready.

Vaccine nationalism puts world on brink of ‘catastrophic moral failure’, says WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization said on Monday that the world was on the brink of a “catastrophic moral failure” on distributing COVID-19 vaccines, urging countries and manufacturers to share doses more fairly around the world.

Nepalese team first to top the world’s second tallest peak in winter

Purja, a one-time member of the UK’s special forces, said: “Mother Nature always has bigger things to say. Standing on the summit, witness to the sheer force of her extremities, we are proud to have been a part of history for humankind and to show that collaboration, teamwork and a positive mental attitude can push […]

China was the only major economy to GROW in 2020 as rest of the world was crippled by Covid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is thought to have originated in the eastern Chinese city of Wuhan, and in January the surrounding Hubei province became the first part of the world placed under lockdown as part of efforts to contain the outbreak.

Jonzing World’s Record Label signs Ruger to join Rema

Fast rising Nigerian artiste, Ruger has officially been unveiled as JONZING WORLD’s newest addition to the family which is made up of Afro Beat Future King REMA & Singer / Music Executive cum label founder D’PRINCE. Ruger was unveiled as part of Jonzing world, today, Monday, January 18, 2020.

Xinhua Commentary: China’s historic economic comeback, beacon of hope for world

Given China’s stellar growth figures over past decades, a 2.3-percent growth may seem not worthy of a victory lap. But at a time when the world is still struggling under the pandemic-triggered recession, the hard-won expansion will provide precious experience for economic recovery in the new year.

World Insights: 10 years on, Arab world still reeling from aftermath of “Arab Spring”

Al-Omari criticized Washington’s policies for heavily worsening the situation in the country. “The United States has hindered the political solutions to the crisis through supporting the Syrian opposition groups outside Syria to not reach a solution with the Syrian state,” he noted.

Beautiful Earth Visualization Shows the World’s Weather in Motion

The striking animation, called “earth,” was designed by computer programmer Cameron Beccario, an engineering manager at the computer coding company Indeed Tokyo in Japan. The interactive graphic allows users to toggle between views that show the flow of wind; the movement of ocean currents and the height of waves; the air temperature; and the circulation […]

The world’s first fully automated ‘salmon cannon’ is here to save the planet

“The Whooshh Passage Portal can be used on land, or on a floating barge,” Vincent Bryan III, CEO of Whooshh Innovations, told Digital Trends. “It’s a volitional, selective fish passage that can work with obstacles of any height, and most species of fish. Volitional means the fish are attracted to and actually swim into the […]

Take a tour through Destiny 2’s gorgeous new sci-fi worlds

This week Bungie finally took the wraps off of Destiny 2, the long-awaited sequel to the vast, online sci-fi shooter. We learned a lot: the new Destiny will be more approachable for new players, it’ll make it easier to manage loot, and it will introduce clans and other new social features. Destiny 2 will also […]