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An American couple was ready to return home after a trip when a positive Covid test stopped them

(CNN) — There’s no denying that going on vacation has become a lot more complicated due to Covid-19. Well over a year into the pandemic, border restrictions are still constantly changing as new variants emerge, while PCR and antigen tests have become part and parcel of traveling. Many countries require travelers to produce negative Covid...

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The CDC has advised against visiting this ultramodern city-state

(CNN) — The people of Melbourne have spent 260 days under lockdown, but that ended this week. Locals celebrated the lifting of restrictions on October 21 by going to bars, hugging their friends and dancing in the streets. Let that be the same energy you take into this weekend, whether your plans involve taking in...

A subway rider confronted two cops not wearing masks. This is what happened next
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A subway rider confronted two cops not wearing masks. This is what happened next

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Walmart announces corporate staff will return to office in November
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Walmart announces corporate staff will return to office in November

“We had a way of working before the pandemic and we developed an effective way of working during the pandemic. Now, I’m excited about our new, more flexible way of working,” Donna Morris, chief people officer, said in a statement Friday. Walmart, with nearly 1.6 million US employees, is the nation’s largest private retailer. The...

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Gordon Chang: Joe Biden’s Taiwan Policy Is Now A Total Disaster

Authored by Gordon Chang via 19fortyfive.com, “He is just too old and likes to bluff, doesn’t know what he is talking about,” tweeted China Daily’s Chen Weihua on Friday, referring to President Joe Biden. On Thursday, Biden told CNN’s Anderson Cooper he would defend Taiwan. “Yes, we have a commitment to do that,” the President said, responding to a question...

Fire erupts on board of cargo ship off Canada’s coast after hazmat containers catch fire, sending toxic fumes in the air
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Fire erupts on board of cargo ship off Canada’s coast after hazmat containers catch fire, sending toxic fumes in the air

A giant container ship with some 52 kilograms (114 pounds) of hazardous materials on board has been burning off the coast of Canada’s British Columbia province. The fire reportedly started in the hazmat shipment. The fire broke out on the MV Zim Kingston, the Malta-flagged container ship, on Saturday morning, prompting a partial evacuation of...

Twitter’s Dorsey warns of surging inflation after his platform ‘mistakenly’ censors GOP lawmaker’s video about . . . inflation
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Twitter’s Dorsey warns of surging inflation after his platform ‘mistakenly’ censors GOP lawmaker’s video about . . . inflation

Jack Dorsey may have to censor himself after the Twitter CEO tweeted that hyperinflation will soon grip the US and global economies. The observation which does not align with the mainstream media narrative drew pushback online. Hyperinflation is going to change everything. It’s happening. — jack⚡️ (@jack) October 23, 2021 “Hyperinflation is going to change...

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You Can Now Buy A Flying Car That Looks Like A Star Wars Spacecraft

Forget Elon Musk’s Tesla Cyberquad ATV because there’s a new form of transportation for the offroad enthusiast now available, and it looks like something out of Star Wars.  Sweden’s Jetson Aero has begun manufacturing a personal electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that will zip around the skies at 63 mph.  The Jetson One eVTOL...

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A Tale Of Two Civilizations

Authored by Alasdair Macleod via GoldMoney.com, In recent years, America’s unsuccessful attempts at containing China as a rival hegemon has only served to promote Chinese antipathy against American capitalism. China is now retreating into the comfort of her long-established moral values, best described as a mixture of Confucianism and Marxism, while despising American individualism, its...