3 mn read The week-long diplomatic efforts in Europe over the crisis in Ukraine have ended with no indication that the United States or its allies can persuade Russia to cease its military buildup and threats of aggression against its neighbour. Yet, Russia’s musings about a possible military buildup in Cuba and Venezuela reflect how U.S.-Russian tensions have escalated following Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine, which will prompt Western sanctions on Russia that will be followed by measures against Russian officials and companies close to Putin.
3 mn read Homeowners are constantly adding new electronic devices to their homes, to the point where the average household has ten electronic appliances. This may include TVs, computers, phones, tablets, and more. The culprit behind this rapid increase in energy consumption is not hard to spot: It’s our increasing reliance on computers and other digital equipment. These […]
3 mn read After a year and a half of stagnation, the air travel industry is beginning to show signs of recovery. According to the Department of Transportation data (TSA), the number of passengers flying rose for the first time in 17+ months on December 12, where 2 million plus travelers passed through checkpoints; and some airlines are now reporting higher prices for tickets as more people fly.
3 mn read Meghan didn’t just get her royalty from America but hasn’t stopped the Duchess of Sussex from wading in on the ongoing US politics. She has again intervened and advocated for paid family leave in the $1.75 (£1.1) spending bill, this time calling on Republican Senators to support the paid family leave bill in the US.; the Duchess has broken the common tradition.
3 mn read You wake up, reach for your phone, and open Instagram. Insta-feed begins with delectable photos of cupcakes, clouds, and puppies, and find yourself mesmerized by these images, softening your eye wrinkles and feeling warm all over. That’s the power of Instagram—saying more than words ever could.s
3 mn read Italy’s new national airline, ITA Airways, took to the skies last week, but all is not well on the ground of Italian aviation. The government-owned carrier was formed from Air One and Alitalia, Italy’s two largest carriers, to create a more competitive airline. But a recent study by Jens Flottau and the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) shows that Italy’s new national champion will have a hard time.s
3 mn read On September 24, 2021, government authorities, including the People’s Bank of China, issued a notice in unison that cryptocurrency is no longer a legal tender within Chinese territorial boundaries. To add, all forms of cryptocurrency transactions local and those held in offshore accounts are illegal.