Robot Cafe in Dubai


 Nothing says social distancing quite like Dubai’s RoboCafe, where robots have replaced their human overlords. Customers can place their orders with German-made robots, who then prepare and deliver it straight to their tables. “It’s a good idea, especially right now,” said Emirati customer Jamal Ali Hassan, whose piping hot beverage was delivered with no spills.Continue reading “Robot Cafe in Dubai”

Russia: Peat Fires Smolder in Siberia Despite Bone-Chilling Temperatures


Siberian peat fires have continued to burn after a year of record-setting wildfires in and around the Arctic Circle despite temperatures below minus 50 degrees Celsius, The Siberian Times reported. Footage showing smoke rising from the snow in January and November offers physical evidence of the “zombie fire” phenomenon, which describes summertime blazes that continue smoldering through theContinue reading “Russia: Peat Fires Smolder in Siberia Despite Bone-Chilling Temperatures”

Lockdown’ voted Germany’s English word of the year


“Lockdown Voted Germany’s English word of the year” A sign in a Düsseldorf bakery stating that service will continue during the Lockdown. Photo: DPAThe term “lockdown,” which has become common for closures and contact restrictions during the coronavirus crisis, has been chosen as the 2020 “Anglicism of the Year.” “What convinced the jury about theContinue reading “Lockdown’ voted Germany’s English word of the year”

Indian Village Cheers For Kamala Harris


  Al Jazzerra Kamala Harris made history as the first woman, first woman of colour and first person of South Asian descent to hold the US vice presidency. A tiny, lush Indian village surrounded by rice paddy fields is beaming with joy, its descendant, Kamala Harris, takes her oath of office and becomes the viceContinue reading “Indian Village Cheers For Kamala Harris”

Britain: 10 signs that you’ve already had Covid and may be ‘protected for 5 months


By: Milo Lloyd/UK Mirror A big Public Health England study published this week found that many asymptomatic coronavirus patients still had antibodies protecting them from re-infection, meaning many may be immune without knowing it. As the Government races to vaccinate as many people as possible against the coronavirus, some are wondering if they’re already immune toContinue reading “Britain: 10 signs that you’ve already had Covid and may be ‘protected for 5 months”

Americans have been escaping to Mexico to avoid COVID-19 restrictions back home. Now, Mexico is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases


Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have been flocking to Mexico either on vacation or to settle, according to multiple reports. In November, more than half a million Americans traveled to Mexico, The New York Times reported. The influx of Americans has been partly due to the relaxed restrictions at the Mexican border: while many countries requireContinue reading “Americans have been escaping to Mexico to avoid COVID-19 restrictions back home. Now, Mexico is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases”

Living in Spain: Why Valencia is officially the best city in the world for foreign residents


Living in Spain: Why Valencia is officially the best city in the world for foreign residentsValencia tops a ranking of 66 cities in the world for expats. Photo by Giuseppe Buccola on Unsplash Anyone who lives there probably already knows it to be true. But now the secret is out: Valencia has officially been declaredContinue reading “Living in Spain: Why Valencia is officially the best city in the world for foreign residents”

2020 was a terrible year. But the world’s in better shape than you might think


By: Rob Pichete/CNN London ,In 2020, a devastating virus officially disappeared from the continent it had once ravaged — a remarkable public health achievement that followed decades of work. But you may have missed it. The eradication of wild polio from Africa in August was hailed as a “great day” by the World Health Organization and celebratedContinue reading “2020 was a terrible year. But the world’s in better shape than you might think”

The Amazon’s Burning Libraries


By: Ciecero Pedrosa Neto, Adriana Abreu and Sam Schramski/Latino USA The arrival of the novel coronavirus in Munduruku territory —the heart of the Brazilian Amazon— has threatened the lives of the group and its entire culture. COVID-19 took the life of an important Munduruku leader, bringing both sadness to an embattled people and hampering languageContinue reading “The Amazon’s Burning Libraries”

Woman lived in abandoned village alone for 47 years after it washed into sea


Elizabeth Prettejohn lived in Hallsands, Devon for nearly 50 years following a devastating storm which destroyed the whole village and forced everyone else to flee. By; Howard Love and Sam Truelove/UK Mirror Not everyone can say they have lived in an abandoned village Not many have done so alone for 47 years, either. Elizabeth PrettejohnContinue reading “Woman lived in abandoned village alone for 47 years after it washed into sea”