An out-of-control Chinese space rocket approaches Earth

TOPICS: atmosphere, China, space rocket

A space rocket, used to carry to its destination some of the parts of the future Chinese Space Station, is out of control on its return trip to Earth. Normally such spacecraft burn up as they cross the atmosphere and, in case whole fragments remain, trajectory calculations are made for them to fall into the […]

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Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine confirmed to need a third booster dose

TOPICS: BioNTech, coronavirus, Pfizer, vaccines

The vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer, which is administered in two doses, will require a third dose after nine months, ideally up to twelve months – at the latest – from the second injection. A new dose will be needed to consolidate protection against the coronavirus. This was explained by Dr. Ugur Sahin, co-founder […]

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Coup d’état in Burma, repression and risk of civil war

TOPICS: Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, civil war, coup d’etat, protests, repression

Burma is not getting back on its feet. The situation in the country since the military coup d’état of February 1 is getting worse as the days go by, and violence is increasing. The population, desperate, continues with daily protests, many of them peaceful, which end in all occasions with repression and assassinations by the […]

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How Could IT Downtime Be Impacting Your Business?

TOPICS: backup, downtime, productivity, reputation, sales

IT downtime is something that happens to most businesses at one time or another, but the impacts on your business can be enormous. The obvious impacts are on customers trying to use websites and services supported by your IT infrastructure; however, there are other side effects of repeated downtime that you may not have considered. […]

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Government of Niger raises death toll in latest massacre to 137 (but those black lives DO NOT matter)

TOPICS: Black Lives Matter, jihadists, Mali, Niger, yihadism, yihadist

The Government of Niger raised to 137 the death toll in the massacre committed on Sunday in the region of Tahoua (bordering Mali), and also reported a large number of wounded, according to the balance issued Monday night. The perpetrators of the massacre, which took place simultaneously in three villages in central Niger: Intazayane, Bakorate […]

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Miami Beach declares state of emergency for out-of-control spring break parties

TOPICS: Art Deco Historic District, crowds, curfew, Miami Beach, Miami Spring Break

Miami Beach was declared in a state of emergency this Saturday due to the large crowds that formed during spring break. Thousands of partygoers clustered in the streets, without respecting the sanitary measures that recommend keeping two meters distance between people and always wearing masks, caused a curfew to be established from 8 p.m. onwards. […]

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Trump drags Biden into the mud in a rough and tumble debate

TOPICS: debate, disqualifications, Donald Trump, election, head-to-head, Joe Biden

The first debate between the two leading candidates for the White House will not go down in history for its depth or for the political messages that were put forward in it, but for the more than obvious struggle between a president, Donald Trump, comfortable between disqualifications and half-truths, and an aspirant, Joe Biden, struggling […]

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U.S. approaching seven million coronavirus infections

TOPICS: California, coronavirus, COVID-19, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Texas, United States

The United States reached this Wednesday the 201,882 deaths by COVID-19 and totaled 6,940,721 cases, according to the independent count of Johns Hopkins University. This balance at 20.00 local time (00.00 GMT on Thursday) is 50,707 more infections than on Tuesday and 1,228 new deaths. Despite the fact that New York is no longer the […]

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There may be at least 5 kinds of depression and anxiety

TOPICS: anhedonia, anxiety, anxious arousal, depression, disorders, general anxiety, melancholia, mental illness, tension, treatments

Researchers have identified five new categories of mental illness that cut across current diagnoses of anxiety and depression. The five categories, which researchers define by their specific symptoms and areas of brain activation, are: tension, anxious arousal, general anxiety, anhedonia (the inability to feel pleasure), and melancholia. “By refining the diagnosis, better treatment options could […]

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Warning to Turkey: joint manoeuvres by Greece, France, Italy and Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean

TOPICS: Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Mediterranean Sea, navy, ships, Turkey

Greece, France, Italy and Cyprus are planning, between 26 and 28 August, a “joint military exercise” south of Crete, in the eastern Mediterranean, a possible “dissuasive warning” aimed at Turkey. Days ago, Emmanuel Macron ordered the sending of two “Raphael” and a ship to the eastern Mediterranean, when the Greek-Turkish tensions broke out. The discoveries […]

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