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Archives for September 25, 2020

Do you want an ethical tourism industry?

From Freedom United It’s World Tourism Day on Sunday and this year’s focus is on rebuilding tourism in a safe and equitable way. We are taking this opportunity to invite volunteer tour operators to reimagine what it means to do business ethically. Can you ask them to finally commit to stop offering placements in orphanages? Thanks to your efforts, Global Vision […]

10 important questions to ask before having surgery

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Millions of Americans undergo surgery every year. But experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine stress that it’s important to fully understand the procedures and to ask the right questions ahead of time. All surgeries have their risks and benefits, says Ellen Kamhi, PH.D., author of “The Natural Medicine Chest,” so do your homework. “Statistics […]

Study finds 1 COVID mutation more contagious on second wave

By Eric Mack From Newsmax A study of the mutations of COVID-19 show one particularly problematic strain that delivers a higher viral load, making the virus more contagious than before, The Washington Post reported. The higher viral load contributed to the rapid spread in the second wave, but the Houston-based researchers noted the mutations do not make […]

Diabetes drug may protect aging brain

From Nesmax A common type 2 diabetes drug called metformin may have an unexpected, but positive, side effect: New research suggests that people taking the drug appear to have significantly slower declines in thinking and memory as they age.  “Our six-year study of older Australians with type 2 diabetes has uncovered a link between metformin […]

Amid deep debate, Israel tightens lockdown as infections soar

From Newsmax The Israeli government sharply tightened its lockdown restrictions for the next two weeks to try to rein in a galloping COVID outbreak, over the objections of the economy’s stewards and the country’s coronavirus czar. Just last week, the government imposed its second lockdown since the pandemic began. With daily new infections surging dramatically, the […]

New concepts

Paul McGowan From PS Audio Most of us understand the differing reactions to new product concepts. Early adopters seek out and embrace the new, while most other people have a wait-and-see attitude. Sometimes the radical new elicits downright terror. Take what happened a hundred or so years ago with the introduction of the automobile. People […]

Cayman: Partial Closure of Crewe Road for Airport Barrier Testing, 26 September

From RCIPS A portion of Crewe Road, west of the Owen Roberts International Airport runway, will be closed for a brief period of time on Saturday, 26 September.  The closure will take place for about 30 minutes, sometime between 12:00PM and 1:00PM, on the portion of Crewe Road between the roundabouts at Smith Road and Printer Way. This […]

Law 360 Media & Entertainment Sept 25 headlines

From Media & Entertainment Law360 Friday, September 25, 2020 TOP NEWS Feds Face ‘Extremely Short’ Deadline To Argue TikTok BanA D.C. federal judge ordered the Trump administration to respond to TikTok by Friday afternoon if it wants to continue with its planned ban of the popular social media app on Sunday, a deadline the administration’s […]

Lamborghini eSports: Nils Naujoks crowned Champion of The Real Race

Twelve world class sim racers competed in Lamborghini’s inaugural eSports event Three best gamers secured the unique chance to drive a Huracán Super Trofeo Evo Sant’Agata Bolognese, 25 September 2020 – Automobili Lamborghini announces the first ever winner of The Real Race, sim racing competition played on the Assetto Corsa Competizione platform. Nils Naujoks from Germany […]

Hyundai Motor Group appoints Alain Raposo to lead Powertrain tech unit

Powertrain expert Alain Raposo brings more than 30 years of experience in both internal combustion and electric vehicle powertrain expertise Hyundai Motor Group is reaffirming its technology leadership by enhancing its powertrain and EV development capabilities Hyundai Motor Group announced today it has appointed Alain Raposo as Executive Vice President in charge of its Powertrain […]