Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Disney to Lay Off 28,000 Employees | National News
Disney will lay off 28,000 employees as the coronavirus pandemic hammers the theme-park industry. The cuts were announced to employees in a memo Tuesday. About two-thirds of those losing their jobs...
The World's First Happiness Museum Opened in Copenhagen, and It's Bound to Put a Smile on Your Face
Happiness, like art, is often subjective, but unlike art, happiness isn’t something you’d expect to find hanging in a museum. Or, at least it wasn’t until an entire museum devoted to happiness opened...
Nevada lab confirms 1st coronavirus reinfection in the US
Earlier this week, the world was dealing head-on with what was believed to be the world's first documented case of coronavirus reinfection in Hong Kong. Now, less than a week later, researchers...
One of the world’s ‘most livable’ cities just went into full lockdown mode as coronavirus cases spike
Melbourne, which had been named the “world’s most livable city” for seven straight years before being beaten out by Vienna in 2018, won’t be feeling quite so livable for the next six weeks.
Sexist data hold back the world's Covid-19 response
How many women have died of Covid-19? How many women have lost their jobs in the economic crisis it created? And how many have had to stop...
Startups Weekly: The world is eating tech
Editor’s note:Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. You could almost hear the internet cracking apart...
Kurt Thomas, who led Indiana State to a national championship in gymnastics and the first U.S. male gymnast to win a world championship gold medal, has died. He was 64.
How TikTok Got Political
Penny CS Andrews, University of Sheffield TikTok, the viral video sharing platform, has been one of the biggest hits of lockdown. Content that originated on the app, like nurses dancing...
Breaking news about coronavirus will remain free for everyone
For more than two months, The Daily Memphian has published hundreds of stories about the coronavirus and how our region has grappled with the pandemic. Our reporters, editors, digital producers...
WHO Manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19
"The pandemic is a reminder of the intimate and delicate relationship between people and planet. Any efforts to make our world safer are doomed to fail unless they address the critical interface between...