Eccentric art flourishes on the outskirts of Buenos Aires

By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA November 24, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/travel-caribbean-immigration-buenos-aires-9d3ad33c50e9ec48841e092429d749a4 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Why build a Teletubby-shaped rooftop water tank? Or try to install a replica of the Eiffel Tower on top of a semi-abandoned building? It is often difficult to explain the proliferation of unusual works of art that litter the vast urban belt … Read more

Zimbabwe: Mobile science labs that help improve learning

Thirteen secondary schools in Beitbridge received mobile science labs and 100 bicycles from the government and its partners. The district has 19 registered secondary schools and before the latest development only five had science laboratories. The bikes are designed to address the challenges of students dropping out of school due to the long distance they … Read more

Where to go in Denver for the best in shopping, dining and fitness

Denver’s Cherry Creek neighborhood Cherry Creek North The Mile High City may be best known for its perch at around 5,000 feet, but there’s a lot more to Denver than altitude and views of the Rockies. Consider a boutique-shop-filled, restaurant-filled weekend in the wonderfully walkable Cherry Creek North neighborhood. The community spans 16 blocks and … Read more

Africa: Five ways science, technology and innovation are helping to transform global food systems

Finding new solutions for a better food future By 2050, the world population is estimated to exceed nine billion, with the urban population growing and the rural population shrinking. Although absolute food production may be sufficient to feed such a growing population, there are significant gaps between countries in the use of science, technology and … Read more

Ghana: Higher institutions urged to invest in technology to promote equitable education

Higher institutions were urged to invest in technology to promote education in the country. “Equitable access to reliable and cost-effective technology will go a long way in promoting teaching and learning in a more sustainable manner and ensure that no one is left behind,” the Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Mrs. Elsie … Read more

Planning a big trip for the holidays? How to make sense of travel insurance.

After years of waiting and delaying, many retirees plan to travel for the holidays and winter months. Booking in advance can be a good way to secure lower prices, but how can you protect your travel investment? Travel insurance is part of the answer and there are different ways to book travel which can mean … Read more

Does COVID spread on airplanes? Hello science? Anyone?

This article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. It seems like all my friends got COVID this summer and many think they got it on a plane. But this is as anecdotal as the data. What does it do, you know science I must say? I spoke with Arnold Barnett, a statistics professor at MIT who … Read more

Does COVID spread on airplanes? Hello science? Anyone?

This article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. It seems like all my friends got COVID this summer and many think they got it on a plane. But this is as anecdotal as the data. What does it do, you know science I must say? I spoke with Arnold Barnett, a statistics professor at MIT who … Read more

When to buy travel insurance and when to skip it

Lori Park, a resident of the Chicago area, and her 80-year-old mother, Nancy Park, were on a cruise to Hawaii when Nancy became ill. She spent five days in the ship’s hospital before being evacuated to Mexico and then flown back to the United States. All that medical care and transportation added up to thousands … Read more