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A fascinating reminder that extraterrestrial viruses that may be out there wouldn’t exist in a vacuum. There would likely be all sorts of life around then, just like the rich ecosystems we have here. Search-trends sinds corona: waar… Read More

Finance

No one wants to test the strength of the debt ceiling. The brinkmanship is the kind of dance that no sane person would perform on the edge of a real cliff.  Digital currencies and stablecoins have the potential to… Read More

The Netherlands

Buitenlandse media zijn lyrisch over de prestatie van Max Verstappen én de ongekende sfeer bij de GP van Nederland. De Formule 1-race was één groot megafeest. Winst op rechts, tranen drogen op links en een historische versplintering. Hoe… Read More

IJsland

How Reykjavik successfully managed the pandemic and brought tourism back. An extension of what has been an overwhelmingly effective pandemic response. De lijnen tussen de IJslandse maatschappij en politiek zijn kort – iedereen kent iedereen – waardoor de… Read More

Sports

Zero Covid-19‘ National Games, to create standard for Beijing Winter Olympics. Brazil v Argentina abandoned five minutes after kick-off after visiting players accused of Covid-19 violation. In de huidige 24-uurs maatschappij is het van belang om op elk… Read More

Taiwan

It all comes down to government clarity and transparency. You have to let the people know what the government is trying to do. Inoculating people from misinformation and tackling the infodemic are key to fighting the coronavirus. A… Read More

Pregnancy

Pregnant people are among the most vulnerable to natural disasters. Climate change is making it worse. As we face the highly transmissible Delta variant [B1617.2] and see severe outcomes from Covid-19 among unvaccinated pregnant people it is urgent… Read More

Art

Je kunt zeggen dat het werk van Vincent van Gogh juist geliefd is omdat hij zijn eigen kwetsbaarheid omzette in kracht. CryptoPunks have gained huge admiration as early players in the NFT space, helping pioneer the kind of… Read More

Climate

If we don’t want people to drink so much alcohol, rather than taxing alcohol, we can subsidize everything that is not alcohol. We should just tax carbon pollution. Climate change is causing distress, anger and other negative emotions in… Read More

Internet of Things

Bots that can perform a growing number of often tedious and time-consuming tasks in an increasingly online business world. Speed tests are useful to remote workers who might need to figure out whether a poor connection is due… Read More

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