Monday, April 19, 2021

Lifestyle

Bob Dylan cashes in his back catalogue for a nice little pension

During the financial turbulence of the Covid-19 pandemic, investors view music as a relatively stable asset.

Pop on top as Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa lead Grammy nods

The Academy's interim president Harvey Mason Jr dedicated this year's ceremony to the resiliency of the music industry as well as frontline workers combating the infection's spread.

Rock legend, dead at 65, showed what talented immigrants can do in US

Born in Amsterdam, Eddie Van Halen became a rock superstar known for his electrifying style.

Vitamin D may help fight Covid-19, says new research

British medical journal The Lancet cited studies which suggest that vitamin D may be able to protect against acute respiratory infections such as Covid-19.

Rome rated first 5-star airport for Covid-19 prevention

The airport scored highly for strict enforcement of mask wearing, visibly present cleaning staff, and the routing of all incoming and outgoing flights through a single terminal for easier passenger tracking.

Google boasting zero carbon footprint, now and forever

Google says it has now compensated for all of the carbon it has ever created.

Worldwide divorce boom expected after pandemic lockdowns

The coronavirus pandemic is putting an enormous strain on relationships around the world. Wage cuts, job losses and 24/7 living together at home have strained...

Cuddling cats could give them Covid-19, says Wuhan research

Researchers now think that all cats, whether strays or pets, can catch the virus from humans.

Oman Air to return to KL, providing links to 12 countries

So far, the airline will connect Muscat with London, Istanbul, Frankfurt, Cairo, Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi, Dubai, Doha, Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Lahore and Islamabad.

Satisfaction available at Rolling Stones’ new flagship store in London

In a nod to current times, the shop will also sell Rolling Stones face masks.

Futuristic Flying-V jetliner model completes first test flight

The reduced weight and unique shape of the Flying-V could see it use 20% less fuel than an Airbus A350, the most advanced commercial aircraft in action today.

Forget lazing on the beach, adventure tourism set to be new normal

Not only are such activities mostly outside, thus limiting time spent cooped up together indoors, group sizes can be managed to allow for physical distancing.

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