IN DEFENSE OF THE ABOVE GROUND POOL

WITH PUBLIC SWIMMING OPTIONS LIMITED BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC, THIS BACKYARD CLASSIC IS FINALLY GETTING ITS DUE. The Briley family lived on a cul-de-sac full of nondescript taupe ranch homes, and when I was growing up, every kid within a one-mile radius knew three things about the Brileys. We knew that Bear, their ancient dog,… Read More IN DEFENSE OF THE ABOVE GROUND POOL

#WHO wants effective safety measures as air travel resumes

As African countries begin to reopen land borders and air space, the World Health Organisation has called on governments to take effective measures to mitigate the risk of a surge in COVID-19 infections on the continent.   WHO Regional Director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, made the call on Thursday during a virtual press conference in Brazzaville, while… Read More #WHO wants effective safety measures as air travel resumes

An artist wheeled 99 smartphones around in a wagon to create fake traffic jams on Google Maps

An artist pulled 99 smartphones around Berlin in a red wagon, tracking how the gadgets affected Google Maps’ traffic interface. Simon Weckert smartphone project An artist “hacked” Google Maps’ traffic display and all it took was a red wagon and 99 smartphones. Simon Weckert toted the pile of smartphones down empty streets in Berlin. Every… Read More An artist wheeled 99 smartphones around in a wagon to create fake traffic jams on Google Maps

How will travel to Europe change after Brexit? ~ The Telegraph

Thanks to the Conservative’s resounding victory in December’s general election, there has never been more certainty of the outcome in the UK’s long-running Brexit saga.  But that does not mean there is yet clarity in what will happen – and how it will affect British holidaymakers over the coming months and years.  As it stands,… Read More How will travel to Europe change after Brexit? ~ The Telegraph

Quit Your Job And Live Abroad: 10 Places So Cheap You Might Be Able To Stop Working ~ Forbes (Laura Begley Bloom)

Enjoying the view from the steps leading to the [-] coastal village of Azenhas do Mar in Portugal. GETTY It’s 2020, which means you can clearly see what’s ahead. This is the year to live the dream: Quit your day job and move to a foreign country where it costs so little you might never… Read More Quit Your Job And Live Abroad: 10 Places So Cheap You Might Be Able To Stop Working ~ Forbes (Laura Begley Bloom)