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Clubbers in Canada’s Quebec ask govt to lift ban on dancing & karaoke in ‘dance for the right to dance’ protest (VIDEOS)

Clubbers in Canada’s Quebec ask govt to lift ban on dancing & karaoke in ‘dance for the right to dance’ protest (VIDEOS)

Deprived of their favourite pastime, club-goers have taken to the streets of Montreal in Canada’s Quebec, demanding that authorities lift ban on dancing and singing in clubs – a verboten activity under Covid-19 rules. A large crowd of people staged a dance party-slash-protest west of downtown Montreal on Saturday. The demonstrators, some of them wearing party costumes, held signs reading...

Visualizing The World’s Biggest Real Estate Bubbles In 2021

Identifying real estate bubbles is a tricky business. After all, as Visual Capitalist’s Nick Routley notes, even though many of us “know a bubble when we see it”, we don’t have tangible proof of a bubble until it actually bursts. And by then, it’s too late. The map above, based on data from the Real Estate Bubble Index by UBS, serves as...

Why Australia Could (And Should) Become A Major Nuclear Power Producer

Authored by Paul Sullivan via OilPrice.com, Australia is a country nearly the size of the continental US with a population of about 26 million people. It is a country with vast open spaces. Most of its population is found on its east coast in New South Wales and Queensland, some population centers in Western Australia, South Australia, the Northern Territories...

Some communities in South Florida are trying to save the world from global warming, one tree at a time

Some communities in South Florida are trying to save the world from global warming, one tree at a time

“Palm trees do not sequester carbon at the same rate as our native canopy trees and do not provide shade, cool down streets and sidewalks to help counter the urban heat island effect that canopy trees do,” said Penni Redford, the Resilience and Climate Change Manager for West Palm Beach. With atmospheric carbon dioxide levels today higher than at any...

Tech Salaries Fall In High Cost Cities Like San Fran And New York As Remote Work Drives Employees Elsewhere

Salaries for tech workers in cities like New York and San Francisco are slipping, marking the first fall in 5 years. The drop in pay comes as a result of a push toward remote work, according to Bloomberg, citing a report by Hired. The report looked at more than 525,000 interview requests and 10,000 job offers via Hired’s workplace from...

Israel Says Russia Will Allow Continued Attacks On Syria After Bennett-Putin Talks

Authored by Jason Ditz via AntiWar.com,  Israel likes to attack Syria, and while officials will mostly claim it’s about Iran, such strikes continue with alarming regularity, the only pause being when Israel is unsure if Russia is still comfortable with them. This summer Russia suggested they wanted to slow down Israel’s attacks, but on Friday Israel’s Housing Minister reported that...

Lawmaker urges new probe after Army closes investigation of California soldier’s slaying

Lawmaker urges new probe after Army closes investigation of California soldier’s slaying

Friends of Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez sit silently during his memorial ceremony. (Master Sgt. Alexander Burnett/82nd Airborne Division/TNS) The U.S. Army has closed an investigation into the killing of a paratrooper from California whose head was found severed from his body, according to Rep. Norma Torres, who is asking the Pentagon’s inspector general to examine whether the military’s probe was flawed....

Obama: America Is At ‘Turning Point,’ Campaigns For Terry McAuliffe In Virginia

Obama: America Is At ‘Turning Point,’ Campaigns For Terry McAuliffe In Virginia

Former President Obama joins Democrat Terry McAuliffe in Virginia to campaign for him while pitting the politics of "tribalism and cynicism" of GOP against Democrats in upcoming elections.  » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories....

40 Shipping Containers Adrift Off US Pacific Coast After Vessel Hit By Rough Seas 

The global supply chain is more snarled than ever, forcing container ships to stack truck-size intermodal containers to the brim in a technique called containerization. The more shipping containers loaded up on a vessel, the more prone it becomes to an accident at sea in adverse weather conditions. That’s precisely what happened last night, off the Pacific Coast, when stormy seas...

“Corners Were Being Cut”: Baldwin Shooting Already Has The Makings Of A Blockbuster Tort Action

Authored by Jonathan Turley, The fatal shooting at Bonanza Creek Ranch already has the makings of a blockbuster tort action. Within 24 hours of actor Alec Baldwin fatally shooting cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding the director, witnesses have raised serious questions of negligent and unsafe practice on the site for the low-budget film, “Rust.” The question is not whether but...