Monday, September 27, 2021
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...
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...
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.
School closures, government responses, and learning inequality around the world during COVID-19
According to UNESCO, as of April 14, 188 countries around the world have closed schools nationwide, affecting over 1.5 billion learners and representing more than 91 percent of total enrolled learners. The world has...
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...
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...
Children and older adults are set to be included in expanded trials on a potential COVID-19 vaccine under development in Oxford. In April, 1,000 healthy adults under the age of...
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...