Their bar closed long before the pandemic. Now, this duo is set on saving other bars during COVID

That’s not to say the gig doesn’t have its challenges. The recent heat wave, for one, has led to uncomfortable and, at times, stifling working circumstances. Sometimes, they have the space to spread out their setup, but on other occasions, it can be like “cooking in a closet,” Camargo explained. But even as the air […]

Taiwan artisans fuse reality and fantasy in miniature worlds

“I like to try to make anything, whether it’s clean, old or dirty, to let my imagination run wild,” he told AFP. His creations range from a replica of a 40-year-old grocery store in central Taiwan that caught his eye, to an imaginary “secret maintenance base” for a legion of Minions made from a discarded […]

Hong Kong set the bar for charter cities. But it’s not a blueprint that can be transported

“By portraying Hong Kongers as the ‘right’ kind of immigrant, distinct from migrants at the US-Mexico border or refugees across the Mediterranean, Western lawmakers see the Asian city as their own political theatre,” Cheng wrote. “They claim the mantle of human rights defenders by feigning solidarity, while espousing racist and xenophobic policies at home.”

This Mercedes-Benz G-Class Race Car Is Actually An Art Project

Stuttgart.  On September 8th, Project Geländewagen – the first outcome of a collaboration that is a first of its kind between Mercedes-Benz and Chief Creative Director and Founder of Off-White and Men’s Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton Virgil Abloh – was unveiled via a unique digital launch event. The conceptual design project, led by Mercedes-Benz […]

Iowa courts decline to halt state push for in-class learning

Chicchelly said the permission for Iowa City to go online starting Tuesday indicates state health and education officials are responsive to the changing pandemic demonstrating “that these agencies apply their expertise regarding public health conditions in addressing the moving pieces presented by the COVID-19 public health emergency.”

‘Devastation Class’: A ‘Star Trek’-esque YA Novel With an Even Crazier Backstory

Devastation Class wears its influences on its sleeve; readers will catch whiffs of Star Trek, Star Wars, and even a little John Hughes, all of which Zipper cites as inspirations. But another, perhaps less expected creative spark came from the 1981 drama film Taps—in which a cohort of military academy students fight to take over […]

Donald Trump Jr rips Joe Biden for ’50 years of failure’ and says ‘no one has damaged the middle class more than him’

“I don’t mean to make light of cognitive decline – as his stenographer has pointed out and so many others have pointed out – all you have to do is go back and look at a tape of him in the Senate 20 years ago and realize it’s not the same guy.

Gyms, pools and salons to reopen shortly in England

Millie Kendall, from the British Beauty Council, said: “The decision to broaden the scope of available hair and beauty services will allow many more beauty professionals to get back to work, and will also allow customers to benefit from a range of beauty treatments which can be carried out safely for both client and practitioner.

England overloaded with T20 options with World Cup on the horizon but what is their best XI?

Barring a significant U-turn from Morgan, Alex Hales will not return to the fold but there are no shortage of alternatives for the top three or four. Tom Banton impressed against Pakistan and is sure to be around the set-up for a long while yet but he failed to make an impact after being moved […]

Beijing coronavirus outbreak: city raises emergency level and grounds hundreds of flights

Cases in Hebei, Liaoning, Sichuan and Zhejiang provinces have been linked to the cluster in Beijing, prompting other cities to impose quarantine measures on travellers from Beijing. As of Tuesday, Macau is requiring all arrivals from Beijing to undergo 14 days of medical observation. Residents in Beijing from medium or high-risk areas are not allowed […]